One in four children will live with water shortages by 2040
Approximately one in four children worldwide will live in regions with extremely scarce water resources by 2040, UNICEF said in a report Wednesday.
UNICEF decries sale of Cambodian breast milk to US mothers
UNICEF on Wednesday condemned a company selling breast milk from "vulnerable and poor" Cambodian mothers to Americans, hitting out at the commercialisation of nutrients needed by babies inside the kingdom.
Polio eradication: Japan grants $33m emergency fund to Lake Chad region
Japan has provided a 33-million-dollar grant for emergency polio vaccination in the Lake Chad region to prevent further spread of the virus.Mr Mohamed Fall, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Country Representative in Nigeria, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
Child Abuse: UNICEF urges journalists to prioritize children’s well-being
THE United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has urged journalists to place the child’s well being at the centre of child right abuses reportage in tandem with best global practices.
As hunger worsens
After the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned that the web of food insecurity has caught about 7.1 million people across Nigeria, especially around the Lake Chad Basin...
UNICEF-assisted MHCHW has reduced mortality among women, children
As the 14th round of the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) assisted Maternal New-Born and Child Week (MNCHW) program ends in Bayelsa, the state Ministry of Health says the program has been able to reduce the high morbidity.....
Reps panel faults allocation of N8.4b to military operations in North East
The House of Representatives’ Committee on Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees yesterday faulted the allocation of fund by the Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiatives (PCNI).
Biyombo, Mccollum, Mudiay headline second NBA game in Africa
Team Africa will comprise players from Africa and second generation African players, and Team World will feature players from the rest of the world.