UNICEF declares communities in Cross River open defecation free
Three hundred and one communities in Boki Local Council Area of Cross River State have finally attained Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. Boki, which was one of the two outstanding councils on the list of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to be declared ODF last year, celebrated 234 communities, which had earlier…
Birth registration can help reduce rate of child trafficking - UNICEF
In Nigeria today, child trafficking remains one of the worst cross-border crimes taking place regularly according to report from the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons Nigeria (NAPTIP). Report from the agency reveals that traffickers often travel with the children using fake birth registration papers and posing as the parents. In this…
Organisation partners UNICEF, NCWA to support children’s education
Driven by an undaunted and strong passion to better the world, Blaugrana International Group recently extended her hands of sustainable goodwill to the United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) and the National Center For Women Development ....
How data driven reporting will reduce child, maternal deaths, boost vaccination, by UNICEF
The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has iterated the need for all journalists to acquire data and evidence-based development reporting skills, expressing higher expectations as infant and under-five mortalities reduced in Nigeria. The UNICEF Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Specialist, Mr. Adeniyi Olaleye, said this Tuesday at the opening of a two-day media workshop on…
FG, UNICEF dialogues with media on water, sanitation
The Federal Government in collaboration with The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), have stressed the importance of water and sanitation in safeguarding the health of the children. This was emphasised yesterday during a 2-day media dialogue with journalists on Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Project held in Jos, Plateau State. In his presentation, the…
UNICEF seeks Buhari’s support to eradicate child abuse
The United Nations Children’s Educational Fund (UNICEF) has appealed to Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, to partner with it in championing the rights and educational advancement of Nigerian children
Aisha to receive UNICEF recognition
Blaugrana International Group and the National Centre for Women Development will today host Mrs. Aisha Mohammadu Buhari, wife of the president, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) will give her a special commendation award for her commitment to children’s rights. Chairman, Blaugrana Group, Leslie Oghomienor, said eminent persons expected are Vice President,…
UNICEF, Blaugrana Group partner on girl-child education
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is partnering with Blaugrana Group International to prepare the children, especially the girl-child, for a meaningful future and enable them lead worthy and fulfilling lives through quality education.
UNICEF revs up efforts to save over 17m Nigerian children from stunting
To further secure the future of the nation in all ramifications, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has iterated the need for all stakeholders to synergize on the rising toll of stunting on Nigerian children below five years.
PDP wants National Assembly to probe Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday urged the National Assembly to immediately investigate the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 Dapchi schoolgirls in Yobe State.