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A group, Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE), has commended the Nigerian Army’s prompt reversal of its earlier suspension of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) from the northeast of the country.
In a dramatic twist, the Nigerian Army has lifted a suspension it placed on activities of the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund in the North-East, after only six hours, quoting certain “interventions by well-meaning and concerned Nigerians.”
The Nigerian military lifted a ban on UNICEF activities in the northeast of the country hours after suspending the agency and accusing it of spying for Islamist militants in the restive region.
The Nigerian Army has said it is suspending the operations of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in the North-East theatre until further notice.
The Federal Government has declared Ikom and Yala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Cross River state open defecation free (ODF).
Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the legislature to increase the minimum marriageable age for girls, saying that the current law allowing those as young as 16 to be wed was potentially harmful to children.
A United Nations conference adopted a migration pact in front of leaders and representatives from around 150 countries in Morocco on Monday, despite a string of withdrawals driven by anti-immigrant populism.
UNICEF says severe acute malnutrition affecting over 900,000 children in three northeastern states affected by Boko Haram insurgency
Boko Haram terrorists yesterday attacked three Borno settlements and burnt down the UNICEF clinic in Rann, Kala Balge Local Government Area of the state.
The National Population Commission (NpopC) says that about 70 per cent of children born in Nigeria are not registered.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 1,239,802 children has been given Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation in Yobe and Borno through the support of the Department of International Development (DFID).
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm warning that child malnutrition is silently killing hundreds of under-age children in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has assisted over 700,000 Adolescent and Young Person (AYPs) with HIV information in Kaduna State in the last two years.
The National Hajj Commission (NAHCOM) has allocated 1,472 hajj seats to Jigawa for the 2019 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.
Ace Cinematographer and director, Tunde Kelani, has resigned as the chairman of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB).
The groups said: “If the requested information is not provided within 14 days of the receipt and/or publication of this letter, our organizations shall take all appropriate legal action under the Freedom of Information Act to compel you to comply with our request.”
Tottenham will be without midfielder Eric Dier until 2019 after he had surgery to remove his appendix.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford is 'untouchable', according to Jose Mourinho, who has hailed the attacker's attitude as an example for others within the squad.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) fast-tracks agreements with bulk purchase marketers in Nigeria
Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has signed the 2019 General Elections Peace accord.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May warns that parliament’s rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in European Union and bring opposition Labour Party to power
Armenians vote in parliamentary elections triggered years ahead of schedule by reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan, who is aiming to cement his political authority in the post-Soviet country
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chides the chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly attacking former President Olusegun Obasanjo and PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar