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Britain’s food industry was challenged by the government on Tuesday to reduce the number of calories in products used by families by 20 percent as part of a new strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity.
Nearly 19 million babies born globally every year are at risk of permanent yet preventable brain damage and reduced cognitive function due to a lack of iodine in the earliest years of life.
Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests.
International war crimes judges awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to "hundreds or thousands" of former child soldiers conscripted into a Congolese militia and left brutalised by the horrific experience.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has charged Nigerian government on the need to provide adequate foundation to enhance childhood growth and development.
The Federal Government on Tuesday expressed its readiness to contain further spread of yellow fever in the country.
Deprivation, marginalisation and perceived state violence or abuse of power are pushing young Africans into the clutches of violent extremism, a study by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has said.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has described as devastating and heartbreaking, the news of the death of Senator Ali Wakili.
Leroy Sane claims Manchester City have “a good chance” of winning the Champions League after embracing Pep Guardiola’s “philosophy”.
Two key Colombia players Bayern Munich midfielder James Rodriguez and Monaco striker Radamel Falcao figure in coach Jose Pekerman’s squad for upcoming friendlies against France and Australia.
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday raised alarm that three communities in Uwheru, Ughelli North Local Government Area have been occupied by the ravaging herdsmen, charging security agencies to their curb nefarious activities in the state before it snowballs into crisis.
Long-haul carrier Emirates says a flight attendant who fell from an emergency exit of a Boeing 777 parked in Uganda has died.
Fresh moves are being made by the Lagos authorities to restore sanity to the built environment and further curb cases of building collapse and its attendant loss of lives and property in the state.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blocked microchip maker Broadcom Ltd’s proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc over fears of Chinese dominance of 5G mobile communications.
Several market women and men at Oja Tuntun, in the Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State, at the weekend, protested alleged government imposition of the old executives in charge of the market on them.
The Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) has ordered the recount of ballot papers for presidential election in 247 Polling Stations (PSs) in the country .
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes that it was a 'logical' decision to leave Dele Ajiboye out of his latest Super Eagles squad despite his heroics during the African Nations Championship.