UNICEF says 120m Nigerians lack access to improved sanitation facilities
UNICEF says presently, no fewer than 120 million people in Nigeria lack access to improved sanitation facilities, thereby exposing them to public health hazards.
UNICEF laments poor child rights act compliance, sensitive-budgeting
The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), has decried the increasing occurrences of child abuse and violence against children in the country, attributing it to poor child-sensitive budgeting of government at all levels.
UNICEF wants family courts to check child abuse
The United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on the three tiers of government to establish family courts as enshrined in the Child Rights Act (CRA) to protect the child from abuse.
1,473 midwives deployed to PHCs to save mothers, children
As part of efforts to improving maternal, newborn and child health outcomes and consolidating on the gains of the Midwives Service Scheme (MSS), the Federal Government ...
One in seven kids suffers acute air pollution, says UNICEF
From the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has come a revelation that one in every seven of the world’s 300 million children lives in areas with the most toxic levels of outdoor air pollution...
UNICEF frees 876 children held for possible Boko Haram ties
The UN has negotiated the release of nearly 900 children detained by Nigeria’s army and security forces after they have retaken land from Boko Haram militants, a senior official said.
Combating high rate of child and maternal mortality
Mrs Olanike Adebayo of Pipeline Area, Ilorin never knew that her joy over her child Olamide, a six-month-old baby would be short-lived moments after he was diagnosed lately of jaundice ...
FG to vaccinate 41 million children against polio before January — Adewole
The Federal Government planned to immunise 41 million children against polio before the end of the year as part of efforts to ensure complete eradication of the virus ...