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A British teenager who fled to join the Islamic State group in Syria is living in a refugee camp and wants to return home, The Times reported on Thursday.
A consortium of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has reached out to presidential candidates of some political parties on increased funding for nutrition programmes in their policies.
A Paediatrician, Dr. Uche Anene-Nzelu, says malnourishment can cause severe issues for children, including malaria, measles and pneumonia.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday said it was targeting 4000 patients in its 5-day medical outreach, aimed at meeting the medical needs of the people in Agatu Local Government Area.
Dr. Uche Anene-Nzelu, Senior Registrar in Paediatrics, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, has advised parents and caregivers to provide balanced diet to prevent diabetes and hypertension in children.
UNICEF says severe acute malnutrition affecting over 900,000 children in three northeastern states affected by Boko Haram insurgency
Zainab Bagudu, wife of Kebbi State Governor, on Thursday said about 60 per cent of children in the state suffered malnutrition.
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Monday disclosed that about 2.5 million children under the age of five years might be in danger of being afflicted by severe acute malnutrition in Nigeria.
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.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.
Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
AEK Athens have been hit with a one-season ban from European competition after fan violence in a Champions League game against Ajax, but UEFA has suspended the punishment for two years.
The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.
The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.
The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.
Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced.
Former Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba has begged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to vote for Governor Ibikunle Amosun and put behind the attacks on the party’s campaign rally in the state
The All Progressives Congress Leaders and Elders in Akoko North-West Local Government, on Monday appealed to the national leadership of the APC to warn the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
The Election Monitor (EM) has said that its track of violent incidences from August 18, 2018 till February 14, 2019 recorded 145 cases of pre-election violence leading to 122 deaths and leaving 256 injured.