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United Nations Children Fund

28 Sep
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has commenced a pilot programme in the training of children in two states of the federation to function as change agents for community mobilisation and sensitisation.
25 Jul
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) representative in Nigeria, Peter Hawkins, in this interview with NKECHI ONYEDIKA-UGOEZE, spoke on the incessant attacks on schools
2 Jul
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), yesterday, warned that billions of people around the world would be unable to access safely managed household drinking water
24 Feb
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has launched handbooks titled: Faith For Life for Christians...
10 Feb
To complement and boost government efforts in tackling the issue of malnutrition in Nigeria, the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has initiated processes to reach and properly feed one million children
12 Sep 2020
• Advocates Use Of Technology To Meet COVID-19 Realities United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has urged governments, at all levels, to invest in the education sector to galvanise all-round development in the country and sub-Saharan Africa.  The UNICEF Education Specialist, Akure Field Office, Mr. Murtala Adogi Mohammed, said this, yesterday, at a monitored radio programme…
10 Nov 2019
United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria has reiterated its readiness to continue its partnership with the Federal Government and states to provide support for millions of children.
30 Aug 2019
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
5 Dec 2018
Progress has stalled in ridding the world of polio. An emergency committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) unanimously agreed Friday to continue to designate the paralyzing disease a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern." WHO originally designated polio in this way in 2014, deeming it a health threat serious enough to endanger communities worldwide.…
18 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Army on Saturday handed over 23 minors rescued from Boko Haram to United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) for rehabilitation. Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, who disclosed this at the command headquarters in Maiduguri, said the exercise was in conformity with international best practise. Dikko said, “In compliance with global…
23 Jun 2016
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the Cross River State government have intensified efforts to make Yakurr Local Council Open Defecation Free (ODF) by the last quarter of 2016.
22 Jun 2016
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike yesterday declared that the his administration will implement strategic programmes to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates in the state.


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A Cameroonian woman who set up her own smoked shrimp business, has been recognized by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO) for her contribution towards unlocking the potential of selling shellfish locally and abroad. NEW YORK, USA, October 15, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Cameroon sits on the Atlantic coast where Western and Central Africa meet. It…