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Ebonyi and Imo states are top on the chart for states with high prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) in the South East zone of Nigeria. This is according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said about 15 million children in Nigeria are seriously in need of basic support in various aspects of their lives.
An estimated loss of economic value of N1.42 trillion is incurred annually due to the consequences of violence against children (VAC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, programme, just as he promised to make the state first in Nigeria to attain the Open Defecation Free status.
The Chief of field office, UNICEF Enugu, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has raised the alarm at the persistent culture of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in some parts of the globe, saying that a campaign carried out by UNICEF in 2018 showed that seventeen countries are still involved in this obnoxious inhuman practice.
The Chief of Field Office, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Enugu field office, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has emphasised the need for government and other relevant agencies in the country to intensify the fight against Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting to avoid the dangers women face after the act.
The federal government has been urged to give more attention to social workers in order to reposition and strengthen the profession in the country.
Enugu State Government has directed the stoppage of individual issuance of birth certificates in the state and urged hospitals to go through the National Population Commission.
The Enugu State chief of field office, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has commended the wife of Ebonyi State Governor, Mrs. Rachel Umahi for her commitment in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) leading to the reduction of the practice in the state by 20%.
The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has donated over 10,000 water treatment tablets to the camps opened for persons displaced by the recent flood disaster in Makurdi, the Benue state capital and its environ.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola that it is the club who will decide the French World Cup winner’s future.
Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a "very high level".
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says nothing will deter it from promoting laudable activities of the Federal Government.
The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Bruno Fernandes is a "box-to-box player" with the "ability to break the line of the defence", according to former Sporting C.P. boss Carlos Carvalhal, who has warned Manchester United against playing him in the No.10 position.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded 48 convictions and recovered N8.5 billion in cash and assets within one year in the Ilorin zone.
Raheem Sterling is confident he will be fit in time for Manchester City’s Champions League tie with Real Madrid later this month.
The Founder of the Evangelical Church of Yahweh Worldwide, Primate Theophilus Olabayo, has declared that the Spiritual Leader of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, is not a prophet, adding that the Catholic Church does not groom prophets.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho believes Manchester City’s two-season ban from the Champions League has opened the door for a host of teams to qualify for next season’s competition.