In nigeria, graduating from university can sometimes be determined by the strength of your purse, and not your intellect at least waza blogger socrates mbamalu thinks so i got into a conversation with my cousin he is a final year student in one of the state universities in eastern nigeria, and is afraid of one major thing, having to take an extra year. In late july, 2016, human rights watch documented sexual abuse, including rape and exploitation, of 43 women and girls living in seven internally displaced persons (idp) camps in maiduguri, the.
These marginalized children are vulnerable to exploitation, violence, drug use and recruitment into gangs “more and more children are running away,” said ngozi ekwerike-okora, a coordinator with child-to-child network and the lagos state child protection network. Real men don't buy girls is trending - we fully support this effort if it can help raise awareness and put global pressure to return these children. The story of oil exploitation in the niger delta is one of severe injustice before oil was first discovered in commercial quantities by shell in 1956, the niger delta, home to approximately 31 million people and over 40 ethnic groups, was sustained by a system of rich agriculture and natural resource.
The average life expectancy in nigeria is less than 50 years – united nations environment programme (unep), 2011 “it is genocide i accuse the oil companies of practising racism because they do in ogoni what they do not do in other parts of the world” ken saro-wiwa, 1993 the story of oil exploitation in the niger delta is one of severe injustice. Lagos — since the first commercial production of oil in nigeria in 1956, it has signalled the beginning of a profound transformation of nigeria's political and economic landscape since the 1970s, oil has accounted for over 80 per cent of the nigerian government's revenue and 95 per cent of the country's export earnings. Nigeria is a source, transit, and destination country for women and children subjected to trafficking in persons including forced labor and forced prostitution trafficked nigerian women and children are recruited from rural areas within the country's borders – women and girls for involuntary domestic servitude and sexual exploitation, and boys for forced labor in street vending, domestic.
A series of repressive and corrupt governments in nigeria have been supported and maintained by western governments and oil corporations, keen on benefiting from the fossil fuels that can be exploited.
Often, family reunification is in the child’s best interest unicef supports child lifeline and child-to-child network, as well as the child protection network (cpn), which operates throughout nigeria these groups collaborate to protect children from abuse and exploitation, and work together to find children’s families.
Opinion - since the first commercial production of oil in nigeria in 1956, it has signalled the beginning of a profound transformation of nigeria's political and economic landscape since the.
Children in nigeria engage in the worst forms of child labor, including in quarrying granite and gravel, commercial sexual exploitation, forced begging, and armed conflict table 1 provides key indicators on children’s work and education in nigeria. Environmental impacts of oil exploration and exploitation in the niger delta of nigeria kadafa, adati ayuba author : wetland in africa but due to oil pollution the area department of environmental managementfaculty of . Nigeria is the largest oil and gas producer in africa crude oil from the delta basin comes in two types: light, and comparatively heavy – the lighter around 36 gravity and the heavier, 20–25 gravity both types are paraffinic and low in sulfur.