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Nearly 900 children held by a pro-government militia force fighting Boko Haram insurgents in northeastern Nigeria were freed on Friday, the UN said.
The United Nations children’s agency, UNICEF, has raised concern over the number of children recruited and killed by non-state armed groups in Nigeria’s north-east region.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm that over 3,500 children have been recruited and used by non-state armed groups in North-east Nigeria since 2013, and called for stringent efforts for the protection of children’s rights.
To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
The United Nations International Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) says over 3.6 million people lack access to potable water, sanitation and hygiene services in Nigeria.
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 high economic cost of violence against children in Nigeria was revealed in a report launched jointly on Thursday by UNICEF and the federal government in Abuja.
The economic impact of the violence against children in Nigeria is estimated at about $6.1 billion, which is equivalent to about 1.07 per cent of the country’s GDP.
The UNICEF representative added that under the agreement, the fund would provide free shipment and transportation of the RUTF to the state government in Kano.
UNICEF has called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights, as the world marked International World Children’s Day recently.
As the world mark International World Children’s Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says over 10 million children in Nigeria are out of school.
The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF), has said despite Federal Governments efforts to ensure all under 5 children were immunised, about 4.3 million Nigeria children still miss out on the important vaccinations.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has commended Federal Government efforts at the return of 105 abducted Dapchi school girls in Yobe.
The United Nations Children’s Educational Fund (UNICEF) has appealed to Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, to partner with it in championing the rights and educational advancement of Nigerian children.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that hand washing practice can reduce the risk of contracting diarrhoea and other communicable diseases by 40 per cent.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on Boko Haram sect to stop the recruitment and use of children as suicide bombers in the North-East.
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Juventus have relieved Maurizio Sarri of his position at the club following their Champions League exit at the hands of Lyon, Goal reports, with official confirmation expected to be released by the Bianconeri on Saturday.
The United States-based ExxonMobil has announced the appointment of Richard Laing as chairman and managing director of its three affiliates in Nigeria – Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, and Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria (Offshore East).
At least 87 Nigerians stranded in Sudan amid the coronavirus pandemic have returned home, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has said.
The Kwara State Government has assured traditional rulers of better welfare to enable them to perform their role as custodian of traditional values and culture in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as a nullity the directive by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to provide security for some individuals who controversially took oath of office as member-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly earlier in the week.
President Donald Trump is days away from announcing strong action against the popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok to protect US national security, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly waiting to see if Laliga giants Barcelona offer him a contract before pledging his future to Arsenal.
The Deputy Governor of Kebbi, Alhaji Sama’ila Yombe-Dabai, has called on the youths to take proactive measures in curtailing the spread of Coronavirus in the state.
The State Media Campaign Council of the APC for the September 19 Governorship election has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki and the PDP of continuing its onslaught in Edo State against the APC with renewed attacks and destruction of the party’s outdoor billboards and other campaign materials.
The Evangelical Church of Winning All (ECWA) has condemned the huge resources being committed to the supposed deradicalisation and rehabilitation of the repentant Boko Haram members by the Federal Government while millions of their victims are still languishing in deplorable Internal Displaced Persons (IDP) camps.