UNICEF, Cross River to review, validate amendment of 2009 child rights law
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Cross River State Judiciary have commenced review and validation of the 2009 Child Rights Law for effective implementation and delivery of justice.
UNICEF raises alarm over COVID-19 threats to children
United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm over the impact of Coronavirus on children, saying it threatens to cause “irreversible harm to children’s education, nutrition and well-being.”
WCD: UNICEF warns of 2m child death in 2021
As the Coronavirus pandemic drags on to 2021, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that an estimated two million child deaths and 200,000 stillbirths could occur over a 12-month period, if severe interruptions to services and malnutrition continue.
Ending open defecation in Nigeria
You can pretty much gauge the extent of our underdevelopment by some of our habits and conducts. Street hawking, throwing trash out of the car window and dumping refuse at road junctions...
Nigeria’s eradication of polio excites UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the eradication of polio in Nigeria amidst the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic is its greatest achievement in 2020.
NOA partners UNICEF, EU, others on COVID-19 in Cross River
The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Cross River State is partnering the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), European Union (EU) and Communication For Development (C4D) on COVID-19 to boost child survival and maternal health care in the state.
UNICEF, WHO urge action to avert measles, polio epidemics
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have alerted countries, including Nigeria, to the possibility of major measles and polio epidemics, as COVID-19 continues to disrupt immunization services worldwide.
UNICEF/EAC begins second phase of cash transfer programme in Kebbi
The United Nations Children’s Fund/Educate A Child (UNICEF/EAC) in collaboration with the Kebbi State Government has commenced the Cash Transfer Programme in the state. Briefing newsmen yesterday in his office, the State PIU - CTP Projects Coordinator in charge of the programme, Comrade Issa Umar said that the programme was designed to reduce poverty and…
COVID-19 won’t stop our support for Nigerian child - UNICEF
UNICEF says the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will not stop its support and interventions toward the welfare and protection of rights of children in Nasarawa state and the country in general. Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Kaduna, gave the assurance in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia…