Some of the provisions in these laws protect the welfare, custody, adoption, and foster care of children. Others, prohibit hawking, trading, child labour, offences of GBV against children, custody of a child in remand home and educational structure of a child when a child commits an offence.
The menace of drug abuse and trafficking in Nigeria has reached an intolerable level, hence the concerted agitation by various stakeholders that it should be put on a leash. The prevalence of drugs in Kano is shaped by the size of the population which provides a readymade market. The population of Kano (estimated at 19m) and its status of being a commercial nerve centre of the entire West...Read More