15 teams, three cups on offer at Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Shield Polo tourney
Fifteen clubs will vie for honours in three categories at the 2018 Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Shield Polo tournament scheduled to hold at Fifth Chukker Polo & Country Resort...
Nearly half of Afghan children out of school
Nearly half of Afghanistan's children are not attending school because of worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination, according to a new UN report Sunday.
UNICEF to end violence against children
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reiterated its commitment towards ending Violence Against Children (VAC) by 2030, urging stakeholders and duty-bearers to create safe spaces for children.
Parents beg government to provide suitable learning environment for pupils
Worried by the present state of New Rimawa Model Primary School, Goronyo Local Government, Sokoto State, parents and caregivers in the community have called on the government to come to the aid of the 48-year old school.
CTP exposes neglect of Sokoto public schools, reduces girl-child labour
The successful implementation of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)’s Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) in some public primary schools in Sokoto State has exposed government’s long neglect of the schools.
Cross River LGA gets open defecation free status
Yakurr Local Government Area (LGA) in Cross River State has attained the Open Defecation Free (ODF) status under a programme run by the Federal Government, European Union and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
UNICEF holds workshop on cash transfer to boost girl-child education
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has organised a two-day media dialogue for journalists on ‘Educate A-Child on Cash Transfer’ programme in northern Nigeria. The programme, which was in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, was held at Dankani Hotel in Sokoto State. Fielding questions from newsmen, the UNICEF Education Specialist in…
How CTP boosts enrolment, girl-child education in northern schools, by UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), yesterday said its Cash Transfer Programme (CTP), has increased enrolment and retention of girls in northern schools to a very significant extent.Education Specialist at UNICEF, Azuka Menkiti, who spoke in Sokoto at a two-day Media Dialogue on Educate-A-Child..
Army rescinds persona non grata declaration on three UNICEF staff
The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas has rescinded the persona non grata declaration on three UNICEF staff at the weekend.
Kebbi among 10 states with high child mortality rate, says UNICEF
Kebbi is among top 10 states in Nigeria with high death rate of children under the age of five. The Representative of United Nation Children Fund (UNICEF) Dr. Sanjana Bhardwaj, who is also the Chief of Health, UNICEF-Abuja, who dropped the hint yesterday during an interactive section at a stakeholders meeting at Presidential Hall, Birnin…