Bagudu promises to assist UNICEF in Kebbi
Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Bagudu has said that his administration will complement the efforts of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the state
UNICEF moves against yellow fever in Ekiti State
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has planned to immunise two million persons to curtail the spread of yellow fever killer disease in Ekiti State.
26,039 babies born on new year’s day in Nigeria – UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 26,039 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year’s Day. UNICEF’s Nigeria Representative, Mr Peter Hawkins, said on Wednesday in a statement Nigerian babies would account for almost seven per cent of the estimated 392,078 babies to be born on New Year’s Day globally. Hawkins…
26,000 babies will be born in Nigeria today, 392,078 globally, says UNICEF
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that no fewer than 26,039 babies will be born in Nigeria today being New Year’s Day.
How Umahi’s numerous appointments unsettle Ebonyi
One thing that is not in short supply since Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi assumed office in 2015 is his generosity in creating political offices and appointing people into them.
UNICEF treats over 60,000 Bauchi children on malaria, diarrhoea others
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has treated over 60,000 cases of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea in over 1,200 communities in Bauchi State. The Guardian learnt that the Agency under its project sponsored by European Union had 1,200 volunteers called Community Oriented Resource Persons (CORPs) in their localities to link up hard-to-reach settlements. Speaking in…
How volunteers reduced search for healthcare in Bauchi communities
The search for healthcare services have, for many years been elusive for some Bauchi residents in Hard-To-Reach (HTR) settlements who travel long distances in search of quality healthcare. An investigation by The Guardian revealed that in Toro local government area of Bauchi State, one of the largest local government areas in Nigeria, there are about…
17 million Nigerian children unregistered, says UNICEF
The births of about 17 million Nigerian children under the age of five are births registered, according to a new report on global birth registration released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
How the climate crisis can trigger the sixth extinction, by Naza Alakija
Climate Change activist, Nazanin Alakija has said that the worlds’ ecosystem is currently experiencing its harshest ecological disruption we have ever witnessed.
Bauchi: UNICEF, health ministry move to end child mortality
United Nations Children’s Fund and Bauchi State Ministry of Health have partnered to end the high rate of child mortality in the state...