Countdown to polio-free Nigeria
Nigeria has a year and three months left before it will be fully certified polio-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), after experiencing the last case of the disease..
UNICEF to launch campaign on violence against children in Cross River
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Cross River State Government have commenced plans to launch a campaign on Violence Against Children (VAC) on June 16, 2016.
Over 1.2m Children displaced in Northeast, says UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has expressed worries that the continued violence in the Northeast region of Nigeria, has led to the displacement of more than 1.2m children in the zone.
Buhari promises good education for children
On its part, the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has urged the Federal Government to renew efforts at ending violence against children in the country.
Cholera claims 500 in 5 months in Nigeria
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 500 people had died as a result of cholera outbreak in Nigeria in the last five months.
UNICEF urges state govts to domesticate Child Rights Act
UNICEF has urged state governments to domesticate the Child Rights Act
Nepal quake affects almost one million children: UNICEF
Almost one million children urgently need help after an earthquake claimed more than 3,200 lives in Nepal, the UN children's agency said
UNICEF says Boko Haram has made 800,000 children refugees
UNICEF said on Monday that no fewer than 800,000 children have fled their homes in north-eastern Nigeria because of the activities Boko Haram insurgents. UNICEF's regional director for West and Central Africa, Manuel Fontaine, told newsmen in Berlin that the number of child refugees has over doubled in 2014. Fontaine said the children fled to…