“I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.”

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Philip Obaji Brings Human Rights Education to Vigilantes Fighting Boko Haram

Leaders and sector commanders of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), a group of loosely organized vigilantes fighting the Islamist group, Boko Haram, have been lectured on Human Rights Education (HRE) by activist, Philip Obaji. Fifteen top members of the group including acting chairman, Bashehu Abdulganiyu and secretary, Babagana Usman, participated in an introductory session more »

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1 GAME Donates 10,000 Exercise Books to Borno State Government

The education advocacy and campaigning movement, 1 GAME, has donated 10,000 exercise books to the Borno state government for distribution to children in disadvantaged communities. The books are the first of 100,000 that will go to school children in Borno state within the next 12 months, a period that will also see the initiative collaborate more »

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Philip Obaji: I’m working with Government and the Civilian JTF to release and reintegrate child soldiers

Friends – In my capacity as an education advocate, I have began negotiations with government recognized vigilante group, the Civilian JTF for hundreds of child soldiers engaged in Maiduguri to be disengaged and returned to the classroom. An estimated 2,000 to 3,000 children are currently associated with the Civilian JTF. The figure includes those serving more »

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