Practice Relating to Rule 135. Children
In 2008, in its combined third and fourth periodic reports to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Nigeria stated:
In cases of domestic conflicts, such as communal clashes, riots and religious violence, the civilian population, including children, are usually protected by the deployment of police personnel and in extreme circumstances, military personnel. These personnel evacuate the vulnerable groups to safer environment where [p]sychological, posttraumatic and humanitarian assistance are given to child victims of armed conflict or violence by the combined efforts of [the] Government, NGOs and international agencies.