Home Topics UNICEF

UNICEF

United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Boko Haram: Coalition commends Nigerian Army for lifting suspension on UNICEF

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.

Nigerian Army withdraws allegations, lifts suspension on UNICEF activities in North-East

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.”

Nigerian military bans, lifts ban on UNICEF within hours

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.

Nigerian military suspends UNICEF activities in North-East

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.

Baby recovers from Ebola in DR Congo outbreak

They call her the "young miracle". A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government declares two Cross River LGAs defecation free

The Federal Government has declared Ikom and Yala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Cross River state open defecation free (ODF).

Indonesian court orders minimum marriageable age for girls be raised

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.
United Nations UN

UN: 30 milliom babies are born premature yearly

Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick, requiring specialised care to survive beyond the first month of life, according to a new UN-backed report.
United Nations UN

United Nations meeting adopts migration pact despite withdrawals

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.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Over 900,000 children suffering from malnutrition in Nigeria’s Northeast

UNICEF says severe acute malnutrition affecting over 900,000 children in three northeastern states affected by Boko Haram insurgency
Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks three Borno settlements, destroys UNICEF clinic in Rann

Boko Haram terrorists yesterday attacked three Borno settlements and burnt down the UNICEF clinic in Rann, Kala Balge Local Government Area of the state.
National Population Commission - NPC - NPopC

NPopC: 70 per cent of Nigerian children not registered

The National Population Commission (NpopC) says that about 70 per cent of children born in Nigeria are not registered.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Malnutrition: UNICEF reaches over 1m children in Yobe, Borno

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).
Murtaza Ahmadi

‘Little Messi’ forced to flee home

Murtaza Ahmadi moved the world with his love for footballer Lionel Messi in 2016. His dream of meeting the Argentinian came true, but now the seven-year-old boy is living a nightmare as one of thousands of Afghans displaced by war.

UN: Nigeria ranks 11th highest in child marriage

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), on Wednesday said Nigeria ranked 11 among the 20 countries in the world with highest prevalence of child marriage.

UNICEF: Malnutrition ravaging children in North East

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.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs

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.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 700,000 Kaduna youths assisted with HIV/AIDS information in 2 years

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.

Recent Stories

2019 Hajj: NAHCOM allocates 1,472 seats to Jigawa

The National Hajj Commission (NAHCOM) has allocated 1,472 hajj seats to Jigawa for the 2019 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.
Tunde Kelani

Tunde Kelani: Why I cannot continue as NFVCB chairman

Ace Cinematographer and director, Tunde Kelani, has resigned as the chairman of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB).

NGOs ask Tukur Buratai for details of spending on military operations

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.”
A typically gritty performance from Eric Dier who received his customary yellow card but also scored a goal to silence to the Emirates. Sadly for him, it didn’t last. AFP-Getty Images

Tottenham’s Eric Dier out until 2019 after having appendix removed

Tottenham will be without midfielder Eric Dier until 2019 after he had surgery to remove his appendix.
Jose Mourinho - Manchester United - Marcus Rashford

Jose Mourinho: Marcus Rashford is untouchable

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.