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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.

HIV: Federal government charges media to raise awareness on PMTCT

The Federal Government has charged the media to do more in reporting Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, particularly in raising awareness on Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission.

UNICEF: Female genital mutilation is a human rights violation

A child protection specialist at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Nkeiru Maduechesi, has said that the organisation has categorised Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as a human rights violation, saying that the agency is concentrating efforts at stopping it.

UNICEF partners YBR as advocates of positive change

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with Lagos-based marketing communications agency Yellow Brick Road (YBR), is launching a campaign to mobilise Nigerian millennials as a force for positive change in the country.

UNICEF: Psychological imbalance prevents girls from attending school

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has revealed after a research, that one major reason responsible for the inequality in ratio between boys and girls in school attendance is tied to psychological imbalance.

Malnutrition: Five million children under threat in Kano

Kano state government has said that over 500, 000 children of under five years are under threat of malnutrition related issues in the state.

Kano government partners UNICEF to tackle malnutrition

Kano state government in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) spent N350 Million last year, as intervention against malnutrition amongst children under five years, which UNICEF provided the same amount as marching fund.
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UNICEF warns Nigeria over alarming rate of out-of-school children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the growing rate of out of school children in Nigeria is alarming and is posing a threat to the future of the country.

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5000 APC members defect to PDP in Ondo

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