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Ekiti State Government has partnered the United Nations Children Endowment Fund (UNICEF) in a bid to end open defecation.
The Ekiti State Government has set 2021 as the target for the eradication of open defecation in the state.
Wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu, and the United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) have charged the newly inaugurated members of High Level Women Advocates (HiLWA) in the state to improve on girl child education and enrollment in schools.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that it has reestablished child protection programme in Kaduna state to promote the protection of all children against violence.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative to Nigeria, Mr. Peter Hawkins, has urged Plateau communities and indeed Nigerians to shun open defecation and keep hygienic toilets, saying the practice has impacted negatively on their health.
Mrs Patience Ekeoba, the National Programme Officer of United Nations Women in Nigeria on Friday expressed concern over the increasing incidences of rape of infants, girls and old women in Nigeria.
No fewer than 242,214 girls have been enrolled into primary one in Katsina State following the successes recorded by the Girls Education Project (GEP) 3 Enrollment Campaign at community levels under the UNICEF.
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the use of children as suicide bombers in Maiduguri community in Borno.
Gov. Bala Muhammed of Bauchi State disclosed on Sunday that up to 20 per cent of teachers on the payroll of the state were ghost workers.
The First Lady of Katsina State, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, yesterday raised the alarm over the rising cases of drug abuse among youths and married women in Nigeria, calling for the declaration of state of emergency on the menace.
The United Nations Children’s Fund has said that one in three Nigerians does not have access to basic drinking water services, adding that on the average, each of the people living in rural areas of the country has access to only four litres of water daily.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended Nigerians youths for taking up the challenge of tasking their governors to be committed to qualitative education for children, especially the girl child.
Gov. Babagana Umara of Borno on Saturday criticised some NGOs for inflating the number of projects they claimed to have constructed for internally displaced persons in the state.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on government at all levels to provide free education and special treatment for the girl-child in the country.
Didier Drogba has given his endorsement to Frank Lampard as he says his former team-mate is ready to manage Chelsea despite only one year of experience with Derby County.
A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
Passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, have expressed disappointment in Dana airline meant to fly them from Abuja to Port-Harcourt.
Armed robbers on Friday morning invaded female hostel of the Obafemi Awolowo hall, University of Ibadan and carted away valuables.
France won’t back off from its planned tax on companies like Facebook and Google, even after the US suggested it may use trade tools against the levy.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku is not training with his team-mates in Australia on Thursday.
The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the September 22, 2018, state governorship election.