Too many Nigerian youths left behind despite progress, says UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has lamented that despite measures put in place to benefit Nigerian children and young people, many are still being left behind especially in the area of education.
UNICEF partners Bauchi to save malnourished kids
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is to partner the Bauchi State Government to fight severe acute malnutrition in under-five children through the provision of Ready-To-Use-Therapeutic-Foods (RUTF).
Bauchi: Huge infrastructure deficit and citizens’ call for urgency
Two outstanding events that took place in Bauchi State recently were the taking of a new wife by the state governor, Alhaji Mohammed Bala, and the death of four students of College of Education, Waka-Biu in Biu local government council of the state.
Reducing Bauchi's 1.2million out-of-school children through SBMC
Out of the 10.5.million out-of-school children in the Country, Bauchi State is hosts over 1.2million, trailing Kano's 1.4million. The situation has become worrisome to stakeholders in the education sector in the state. Commonly among some parents, the habit of sponsoring girls to western education in Bauchi is not encouraging. According to a chairman of School…
Boosting wellbeing of children in rural communities
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has signed a partnership with IHS Nigeria, the Nigerian subsidiary of IHS Towers, to empower and strengthen the capacity of local governments and rural communities, including local development councils, religious and traditional leaders
UNICEF targets enrolment of one million girls in North by 2020
The United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) has targeted enrolment of one million girls into schools in Bauchi, Katsina, Niger, Sokoto, Zamfara and Kano states by 2020 through its Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3).
Report says insecurity triples school closures in West, Central Africa
An upsurge in attacks and threats of violence has forced almost two million children out of school in West and Central Africa, the United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF) on Friday said.
Why Nigeria could still be declared polio-free by March 2020
Stakeholders are unanimous that Nigeria is on the verge of eliminating polio despite the activities of Boko Haram and the significant further increase in Wild Polio Virus...