Posts by Edu Ele

BRCI’s Dairy of Stolen Children

Samuel Edet Zion Samuel (pictured) was five years old when he was abducted by unknown individuals in April, 2015. Despite the best efforts of the Nigerian Police, he has yet to be recovered and reunited with his family. #BRCIDiaryofStolenChildren     Essien Bassey Mbara On the 15th of May, 2015, young Essien (Male) left home…

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Mindless Killing of Children and Women by The Paul Biya Led Government In Cameroon: An Urgent Need for Action

Press Release: Mindless Killings of Children and Women by The Paul Biya Led Government In Cameroon: An Urgent Need for Action Ministry of Women Affairs Secretariat, Hope Waddell Avenue, Calabar, Cross River State. October 3, 2018. We watched with dismay the recent BBC African Eye report (see http://youtu.be/ct_SLnAGDuM) on the ongoing crisis in Southwest Cameroon…

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Day of the Girl Child

Every day is #dayofthegirl but 11th of October every year is set aside to take a closer look at the issues that affect the girl child. This year’s theme, Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030, connects the adolescent girl to the Sustainable Development Goals #SDG. the SDGs are not complete if we can’t…

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Deff Partners With Basic Rights Counsel Initiative

Angel Abasiamana, her younger siblings and their mother were accused of witchcraft and thrown out of their house. This accusation traumatized the kids and their mother in no small way. They were left to fend for themselves as much as they could, with their mother having several medical issues. Basic rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI), a…

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Save Enobong’s Abducted Children

On the 19th of November, 2017, Enobong Effiong Joseph and her four children were abducted from Calabar at about 7am on their way to church and taken to Aba in Abia State. The woman who was separated from her children (at Aba), was taken to be killed in Always Ibom but she was lucky to…

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