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Pneumonia Takes 162,000 Nigerian Children

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The United Nations Children’s Fund has listed Nigeria as the largest contributor to global pneumonia deaths.

Kwara Trains Healthcare Practitioners On Reducing Infant Mortality

5 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Against the backdrop of high infant mortality rate in Nigeria, primary health care workers in Kwara State are being trained on integrated maternal, newborn and child health which is in line with the federal government’s Save One Million Lives (SOML) program.

UNICEF Urges Nigeria To Increase Education Budget By 10%

5 months ago /
International News 

In commemoration of the International Day of the African child, The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF has challenged the Nigerian government to increase education budget by 10% and earmark 50% of the total allocation to the sector for basic education development.

 

UNICEF Seeks More Public, Private Sector Commitment To The Rights Of The Nigerian Child

6 months ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria marked the 2019 children’s day on Monday, the United Nations children fund (UNICEF) wants the Nigerian government and the private sector to re-commit to the protection of the rights of the child.

Concerns Over Nigeria’s Domestication Of Child Rights Convention

6 months ago /
Nation 

The refusal of some ten states to domesticate the Child Rights Act has raised fresh issues about Nigeria’s total application of the convention on the rights of the child.

Chibok School Girls: 112 Still Missing 5 Years On

7 months ago /
Nation 

The “Bring Back Our Girls Movement” and some parents of the abducted Chibok school girls continue to wait for the return of the remaining 112 school girls abducted five years ago.

UNICEF Research Blames Poor School Attendance By Girls For Lack Of Female Teachers In Northern Nigeria

8 months ago /
Education  Nation 

Two pieces of research conducted in northern Nigeria by the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, have revealed that poor school attendance by girls is the result of the unavailability of female teachers.

NEMA Boss Calls For Upgrade Of National Contingency Plan

10 months ago /
Nation 

Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja, is lamenting the pressure the on-going Boko Haram insurgency and the herders/farmers clashes in Nigeria is putting on the operations of the body.

NASFAT, UNICEF, USAID Collaborate To End Child Abuse In Cross River

11 months ago /
Nation 

In an effort to stop violence against children in Cross River state, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, UNICEF, United States Agency for International Development USAID, and Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society, (NASFAT) have commenced a sensitization programme to end the menace of child abuse in the south south state.

Nigeria Army Lifts UNICEF Suspension In North East

11 months ago /
Nation 

The suspension of the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, operations in the North East by theatre command of Operation Lafiya Dole has been lifted after an emergency meeting with UNICEF officials in Maiduguri.

 

Voters Advised To Demand For Water Sanitation And Hygiene Issues

1 year ago /
Politics 

Issues that will most likely define the political campaigns in Bauchi State, North-East Nigeria in the 2019 elections are beginning to emerge.

Voters Advised To Demand Commitment To Sanitation Issues From Office Seekers

1 year ago /
Nation 

Issues that will most likely define the political campaigns in Bauchi state, North-east Nigeria in the 2019 elections are beginning to emerge.

FG Set To Register Poor Nigerians

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Ministry of Budget and National Planning, has said that the National Social Registry (NSR) is part of Federal Government’s effort to capture the Nigerian poor and vulnerable in the country.

Northern Nigeria Traditional Rulers To Address Challenges For Out Of School Children

1 year ago /
Nation 

Traditional rulers in northern Nigeria are billed to meet with other relevant players in the education sector to find ways of increasing the number of children assessing education in the region.

BBOG Blames ICRC, UNICEF For Boko Haram’s Killing Of Aid Worker

1 year ago /
Nation 

The bring back our girls group says the ICRC and UNICEF must take the blame for the death of the humanitarian aid worker Saifura Ahmed.

Kogi Launches Programme On Violence Against Children

1 year ago /
Nation 

Kogi State Government has launched what it calls its priority response plan to end violence against children.

Military Releases 24 Detained Children Over Boko Haram Ties

1 year ago /
Security 

Children detained over suspicion of having ties with Armed groups in North-East Nigeria, have been released by the Military in Maiduguri, Borno State.

UNICEF Mobilises Journalists Against Polio In Adamawa.

1 year ago /
Health 

The United Nations Children’s Fund in collaboration with the Adamawa State  Primary Health Care Agency has set up a Committee tagged Journalist against Polio 'Jap'.  This is to ensure a definite partnership with the media in creating awareness for Polio Immunization across the State.

OBJ Flags Off Bayelsa Infant And Maternal Mortality Summit

1 year ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa state Governor Seriake Dickson has handed out cheques of 1.2 billion naira for the construction of healthcare centres in each ward across the state and 100 million naira as starter pack for the "safe motherhood initiative" in the state.

Sexual Exploitation In Africa: UNHRC Urges African Leaders To Halt Trend

1 year ago /
International News 

African leaders have been told to do more to reduce the rising rate of sexual exploitation of the girl child on the continent.


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