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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says in spite of many countries achieving impressive strides in water and sanitation coverage, there are huge disparities in access.

UNICEF decries huge disparity in access to water

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says in spite of many countries achieving impressive strides in water and sanitation coverage, there are huge disparities in access.

WHO: Nigeria accounts for highest burden of measles globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lamented that Nigeria accounts for the highest case of measles on the globe.

UNICEF urge federal government to implement recommendations on child protection

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.
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UNICEF wants governments to intensify fight against FGM/C

The Chief of Field Office, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Enugu field office, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has emphasised the need for government and other relevant agencies in the country to intensify the fight against Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting to avoid the dangers women face after the act.

Nomadic group joins polio campaign in Kano

An amalgamation of nomadic groups in Kano State have formed a platform, Nomadic Jauros for Health, to fight against polio in the State and protect its borders from recurrence of polio epidemic.
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UNICEF: Nigeria to expect 25,685 new babies on Tuesday

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 25,685 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year Day.
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UNICEF: Future of children in Northeast at risk

United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has raised the alarm that the future of children living in states affected by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast region are at risk as the terrorists continue to commit grave violations against them and governments at various levels fail to hold perpetrators accountable.
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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
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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).
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.
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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.

UNICEF, NOA begin campaign to boost immunisation awareness

As part of efforts to increase immunisation uptake in Lagos State, the United Nations Children’s Fund, (UNICEF) and National Orientation Agency, (NOA) has commenced community rally at Kosofe Local Government Area, (LGA) of the State.
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UNICEF spends N90 million in implementing its programmes in six states

The Chief Field Officer, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria, Bauchi Field Office, Mr. Bhanu Pathak, has commended the six states under its field office for their contribution towards the implementation of its programmes worth $90 million in 2018.
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Kano government, UNICEF sign MoU to curb malnutrition

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 tasks Nigeria, others on child survival, development

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.

UNICEF: 10 million Nigerian children out of school

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says over 10 million children in Nigeria are out of school.
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World Toilet Day: Osun government partners UNICEF against open defecation

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2018 World Toilet Day, the Osun government says it is partnering with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the European Union to end open defecation in the state.

Ministry: Donors contribute 95% of Nigeria’s HIV funding

The Federal Ministry of Health on Monday said donors contributed 95 per cent of HIV funding in Nigeria.

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