Violence against school children
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In this episode, Nanji beamed the light on the case of a Lagos teacher who flogged a  pupil to death over homework on 12 May 2022. The boy started vomiting shortly after the beating and was rushed to a hospital, but gave up the ghost the next day in Lagos hospitol.

The father of the boy alleged that the school management was covering up his son’s death and protecting the mathematics teacher, who allegedly flogged Emmanuel for failing to complete his assignment.

Recall that in the month of February, a 19-month old was flogged to death by his teacher in Delta state. The teacher allegedly flogged him with 31 strokes of the cane in an attempt to discipline him.

A survivor will be sharing her stories with us in this episode.

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