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Diarrhea is responsible for more than 50 per cent death among children, mostly between ages 0 to 5 in Nigeria, Pius Eno, UNICEF resource person has disclosed.
Jigawa Government has partnered with “Save the Children’’ a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) to train rural women on how to grow and process food crops with nutritional values for their children.
Kano state government has said that over 500, 000 children of under five years are under threat of malnutrition related issues in the state.
Kano state government in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) spent N350 Million last year, as intervention against malnutrition amongst children under five years, which UNICEF provided the same amount as marching fund.
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) stated that nearly 1,000 Nigerian children die of malnutrition related causes every day, totalling about 361,000 each year.
Lagos State Government has declared its commitment to food security in the state by ensuring optimum utilization of its natural endowment in the agricultural sector.
To address the growing rate of malnutrition among children, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC) on Wednesday urged the Kaduna State Government to improve on its budgetary allocation.
Five United Nations agencies are set to launch the new edition of “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World.
Injury, disease, and hunger caused by armed conflict in Africa may have killed as many as five million children under five from 1995 to 2015, said a study Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians across the country to rise above personal, group, sectarian and other interests.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Friday it was providing emergency help after 33 children died in a camp housing people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria.
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, has advocated for nutrition education in schools to help fight the prevalence of malnutrition in underage children.
Aliko Dangote and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations have expressed commitments to reduce malnutrition in Nigeria through improved quality fortification of foods.
The Jigawa State Government has commenced local preparation of Ready-To-Use-Therapeutic-Food to fight malnutrition among children in the state.
Ex-President Obasanjo: Nigeria loses N300 billion every year to prevention, treatment of endemic diseases
A former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that the country loses about N300 billion every year to the prevention and treatment of malaria and other endemic diseases.
A Federal High Court in Asaba, on Tuesday re-ordered maintenance of status quo ante belum in respect of the case between the Delta State All Progressive Congress (APC) factional groups.
Nigeria’s Under-20 boys, Flying Eagles, will sweat it out with their counterparts from Ghana, Niger Republic and Benin Republic in Group B of the WAFU U20 Cup Tournament holding in Lome, capital of Togo between December 6th and 16th.
Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has cautioned that the bye-election in Oke Ero/Irepodun/Ekiti/Isin federal constituency of the state, this Saturday should not be made a do or die affair.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that since he detached himself from godfathers he has started paying salaries of state workers as and when due.
Organized Labour has given the Federal Government December deadline to commence payment of the N30,000 new national minimum wage to Nigerian workers.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government expended N2.7 trillion on agriculture and provision of other critical infrastructure in the 2017 budget.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the searching of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by security operatives as he landed in Abuja from Dubai on Sunday morning.
A Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, urged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of eating local foods to prevent diseases such as diabetes.
The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, says the Nigeria Air project is currently at the procurement stage, and awaiting the approval of the Federal Executive Council.
The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralised several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in air strikes it conducted at Talala in Borno.