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State Government Partners With UNICEF To Abolish Corporal Punishment In Schools

The use of corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the country. While some consider as a necessary measure to instill discipline and foster compliance among students, others disagree, describing the act as inhuman. Critics of

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Controversy Ensues As Teachers, Parents Trade Words Over Use Of Corporal Punishment In Schools

The use of corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the country. While some consider as a necessary measure to instill discipline and foster compliance among students, others disagree, describing the act as inhuman. Critics of

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Soldiers Frogmarch 15-Year-Old Pupil to Death for Lateness in Imo State…. Details

Queendaline Ekezie, a 15-year-old student of Army Day Secondary School, Obinze, Owerri, Imo State, has died after two soldiers in the school allegedly snuffed life out of her during a rigorous punishment. A report by Punchng claims that the soldiers

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Dear MIMsters: See What My Son’s Teacher Did to Him

About two weeks ago, in a post, a mum told us about how her daughter was knocked on the head for not doing a home-work she was given. The Mum said she retaliated by going to the school, calling out

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Zimbabwe Bans Corporal Punishment for Children

Zimbabwe’s High Court has outlawed corporal punishment for children both in the home and at school. The ruling comes after a parent, identified as Linah Pfungwa, complained that her daughter in grade one (a class for six-year-olds), had deep bruises after

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Woman Allegedly Beats 10 Year Old Housemaid To Death In Ikorodu

A middle-aged woman identified as Linda Alapa, has been arrested by the police in Lagos State for allegedly beating her 10-year-old housemaid, Joy Mbafan, to death. Mbafan lived with the suspect on Bolanle Oduniyi Street, Okegbegun, in the Ikorodu area

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See How Students Were Flogged in Osun State for Failure to Meet Assignment Submission Deadline

According to reports circulating on social media, students of Osogbo Grammar School, Osun State, were physically tortured for failing to meet their assignment submission deadline, and arriving late at school. The viral photo was posted on Instagram user @lautecholofofo and captioned: ”Corporal

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12 Scientific Facts About Spanking

Corporal punishment, and spanking in particular, has been a hot debate in the parenting community for generations. Those who practice it swear it works. Those who abstain strongly discredit its effectiveness. But what effects does it really have? We’ve looked

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