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The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that despite the significant increase in the number of children whose births are officially registered, there still lies a huge number of unregistered births in Nigeria.
Cn estimated seven million children are not free as they are kept in prisons, police custody, migration detention centres, homes for the disabled, and welfare institutions every year, according to a United Nations (UN) human rights study.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Nigeria has lamented that despite gains in the situation facing Nigerian children and young people, many are left behind especially when it comes to education.
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) welcomed the Colombian government’s decision to prevent statelessness for thousands of children born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents, who have been in the country since August 2015.
It has been revealed that 11 out of the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have not domesticated the Child Rights Act (CRA). Mrs. Sharoon Oladiji, UNICEF, Child Protection specialist, made the disclosure.
A birth registration programme implemented by the q), with support from the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has increased the number of children between the ages of zero and 17 years registered in Nigeria by about 29 million.
SERAP said: “The evidence of education deficit in the state is further buttressed by the case of Success Adegor, who was sent home because her parents could not pay the illegal school fee/levy of N900 and the insufficient and poor-quality education infrastructure of Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, Sapele.”
Mohamed Fall, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to implement recommendations on newly inaugurated reports on child protection in the country.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 25,685 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year Day.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says over 10 million children in Nigeria are out of school.
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it will continue to support federal and state governments towards ensuring the survival and development of children in Nigeria.
Mr Rotimi Olawale, the Executive Director, Youth Hub, on Tuesday, urged the remaining 10 states yet to pass the bill on the Child Rights Act into law to do so.
Suspected herdsmen yesterday killed at least 11 persons in a fresh attack on Tombu village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. This followed the alleged killing earlier in the week of at least 33 people apparently by herdsmen in the State.
Madam Nuratu Mayegun, an 85-year-old woman who voted at Onipanu polling unit 001, on Saturday commended INEC for the peaceful conduct of the Lagos East Senatorial by-elections.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that as part of concerted efforts to end insurgency activities in the country, the Air strikes from the air task force of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralized several terrorists in Bone, Mudu and Sambisa forests areas of Borno State.
President of the Nigerian Institute of Homeopathy, Prof Ernest Ugo, has harped on the development and use of traditional medicine in the country.
“Rai da Cuta” (Life & sickness) by Maryam Umar has won this year’s BBC Hausa short story contest for women.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 struck off the coast of Turkey's Mediterranean coastal province of Antalya on Saturday, the Kandilli Observatory said.
The Football Association is looking into a social media post from Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani, which contained a Spanish term which can be interpreted as offensive.
Ecobank Group has recorded a revenue of N461.2 billion for the nine months for the period ended September 30, 2020, representing nine per cent increase compared with N422.6 billion posted in the corresponding period of 2019.
Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has likened playing under Carlo Ancelotti at Everton to his former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Edinson Cavani’s arrival has been good for Anthony Martial.
PSG star Neymar was very self-critical after the Parisian side's two-goal draw with Bordeaux and called for maximum concentration ahead of the vital Champions League match against Manchester United.