Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Inadequate manpower, fund paucity as threats to birth registration

Inadequate manpower, fund paucity as threats to birth registration

It was not impossible that the media personalities at the Media Dialogue on Birth Registration held in Kano on August 15 and 16 did not know exactly what awaited them before their arrival at the Tahir Guest Palace venue. But in the vast hall stood two rolled-up banners embossed with the photograph of parents happily displaying their new baby with clear [...]

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    Extortion of parents over birth registration ‘should be harshly punished’

Extortion of parents over birth registration ‘should be harshly punished’

A child protection specialist at UNICEF, Sharon Oladiji, has advocated harsh punishment for officials of National Population Commission (NPC) who demand cash gift from parents seeking birth registration for their children. Participants at a two-day media dialogue jointly organised by the federal ministry of information, culture and tourism, the NPC and the UNICEF in Kano during the week were told about [...]

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