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28 Jul 2019
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.
14 Apr 2019
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…
1 Jan 2019
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 25,685 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year Day...
2 Dec 2018
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…
1 Nov 2018
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…
22 Apr 2018
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…
22 Feb 2018
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has alerted that global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world’s poorest countries. UNICEF, in a new report on newborn mortality, noted: “Every year, 2.6 million newborns around the world do not survive their first month of life. One million of them die the day…
5 Aug 2016
Senate President Bukola Saraki wants security agencies and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, to investigate allegations that relief materials meant for internally displaced persons ...
17 Jun 2016
Nearly 1.3 million children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency across Cameroun, Chad, Niger and Nigeria are at risk of malnutrition, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned yesterday.


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For a generation obsessed with showing minimal emotions in romantic relationships, you’d be surprised that majority of the population are infatuated with the idea of finding love and being somebody’s everything. The only problem is that most people aren’t witty enough to charm their way into the hearts of their love interests using words or…
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On a day that the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists shattered the peace of Borno State with multiple bombings, the Federal Government charged the intelligence community...
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A much-changed AC Milan saw off bottom side Salernitana 2-0 on Saturday to take top spot in Serie A as previous leaders Napoli lost 3-2 to Atalanta, while Inter Milan cruised to victory at Roma.
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Electricity stakeholders in the country, yesterday, insisted that removal of subsidy in the power sector was feasible if the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
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The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has canvassed a national rebirth founded on recurring resonance of a renowned statesman and foremost Northern political leader, Mallam Aminu Kano