United Nations Children’s Fund
UN partners Borno to save education from Boko Haram
• Lauds Gombe for assuaging IDPs’ plight United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Borno State government have initiated a partnership to protect education from Boko Haram attacks. Aside educational infrastructure that had been destroyed, activities of the terrorists also claimed over 32,000 lives and property worth N3.52 trillion in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Announcing…
Niger records measles outbreak in 13 LGs
Niger recorded outbreak of measles in 13 local government areas of the state during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the pandemic.
How UNICEF Outreach Programme rescues preterm baby in Kebbi
Eighteen-year-old Masauda Abdullahi recently made history, when despite all odds; she was assisted to save her premature baby from dying. She neither went to a hospital
UNICEF, task force reintegrate 464 kids in North East
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Civilian JTF have reintegrated 464 children after separating them from armed groups in North East.
Making pre-primary education essential, attractive
Recently, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported that more than 175 million children of pre-primary age are not enrolled globally, especially in low-income countries, with only one in five young children registered.
Regular hand washing prevents diarrhoea — Sriram
The General Manager, Reckitt Benckiser (RB) West Africa, Dayanand Sriram has urged Nigerians to practise regular hand washing to improve hygiene and curb diarrhoea epidemic. Sriram stated this in Yaba, Lagos, where he joined the rest of the world to mark the World Health Day. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the prevalence…
To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs
In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack…
UNICEF, YBR to mobilise millennials as advocates for basic learning
Worried over the increased rate of out-of-school children in the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with Lagos-based marketing communications agency, Yellow Brick Road (YBR) is launching a campaign to mobilise Nigerian millennials as a force for positive change in the country’s education sector. The “Every child in school campaign,” which coincides…
88,000 malnourished children risk death in Northeast
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said 88,000 children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) are at risk of death in the Northeast region, due to lack of treatment. About a million children, aged between six and 59 months in the insurgency affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe are also acutely malnourished. According to…