Breastfeeding could save 820,000 under-five children, says UNICEF
An increase in number of children breastfed in Nigeria could save lives of more than 820,000 children under the age of five, the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has declared.
Football legend, Pelé, visits Nigeria for youth empowerment
Nigerian fans of football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pelé, will have the opportunity to meet their soccer idol August 11-12, 2016, courtesy of the Winihin Jemide Series ...
Malnutrition: Why Aisha Buhari ‘got Involved’
The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), in 2012 released a report tagged ‘At a Glance: Nigeria’. The report stated that: “Nigeria has one of the highest rates of infant mortality in the world.
Dogara condemns attack on UN aid workers in Borno
Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has condemned the attack on United Nations aid workers by insurgents in Borno.
UNICEF resumes aid to North East Nigeria after convoy attack
UNICEF will continue to provide assistance to millions of conflict-affected children in northeast Nigeria, despite an attack on its convoy by Boko Haram Islamists, the UN children's agency has said.
UNICEF, Yakurr celebrate ODF status revalidation
Amidst challenges of post Open Defecation Free (ODF) relapse, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) recently supported conduct of a fresh round of validation of Yakurr Local Government Area (LGA) wide status by an Independent Third Party ODF...
U.S. endorses draft policy to eliminate fake drugs
The United States (U.S.) has said that full implementation of the planned National Quality Assurances Programme Guidelines will eliminate fake and substandard drugs and food ...
Senate seeks urgent funds to address malnutrition among IDPs
The Senate, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to urgently approve disbursements from the Presidential Victims Support Fund to address the high rate of malnutrition among internally ...