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UNICEF, EU to provide 25,000 youths with skills acquisition in Borno

Twenty-five thousand internally displaced youths in Borno State have been slated for skill acquisition programme of the United Nations Children’s Fund and European Union.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Gombe governor directs senior officials to supervise immunisation

The high powered committee recently set up by Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to ensure adequate coverage of immunisation in all parts of the state, has been inaugurated on Wednesday.
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UNICEF: Violence against children impedes socio-economic development

Mr Murtala Mohammed, a Child Education Specialist, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Lagos Office, says violence against children hampers social and economic development in any society.

UNICEF partners Borno government to fight malnutrition

According to Ijumba, since 1992, UNICEF has been supporting the Borno State government to provide integrated life-saving nutrition services to children under five years and pregnant and lactating women across the state, adding that the support has been expanded following the declaration of nutrition emergency in the northeast by the federal government of Nigeria in 2016.
Fredrick Nwabufo

The northern elite created the rampaging bandits

A study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) put the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria to 13.5 million – as of 2018. An unimpressive mass of this number comes from Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, and other northern states.
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UNICEF: Ebonyi, Imo top chart on FGM in South East

Ebonyi and Imo states are top on the chart for states with high prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) in the South East zone of Nigeria. This is according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
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Bauchi, UNICEF renovate 43 primary healthcare centres

Bauchi State Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), have renovated a total of 43 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state.
A five months old infant delivered after seven months of pregnancy in rural community of Kebbi State has miraculously survived after the mother was guided to apply a Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) method.

‘Kangaroo mother care’ saves preterm infant in Kebbi

A five months old infant delivered after seven months of pregnancy in rural community of Kebbi State has miraculously survived after the mother was guided to apply a Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) method.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that two million children in Nigeria would risk death in the next decade unless more is done to fight pneumonia.

UNICEF: Pneumonia may kill two million Nigerian children in ten years

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that two million children in Nigeria would risk death in the next decade unless more is done to fight pneumonia.
The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, says over 500,000 out-of-school children in the state are now back to school, as the state’s school enrolment level increases tremendously.

Official: 500,000 Kano out-of-school children enrolled

The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, says over 500,000 out-of-school children in the state are now back to school, as the state’s school enrolment level increases tremendously.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Minister: Federal government develops pneumonia control strategy

The Federal Government says it has developed pneumonia control strategy and implementation plan as part of renewed efforts to ensure survival and well-being of Nigerian children.
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ODF: UNICEF pledges support to Kano on targeted local councils

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed readiness to support Kano State Government to ensure that the six targeted local government areas of the state become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by March.

Maternal mortality drops in Adamawa

The rate of women dying following the delivery of children has reduced drastically in communities around Adamawa State.
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UNICEF: 800, 000 children suffer stunted growth in Kano

A recent baseline survey conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that 800, 000 children between six and 59 months are stunted due to poor dietary in Kano state.
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UNICEF renovates 34 PHCs in Bauchi

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has renovated 34 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in Bauchi State to ensure child survival and improve the healthcare infrastructure.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto government solicits support on child protection laws

Sokoto state government has called for public support towards the enactment of the children protection law aimed at making them better adults.

UNICEF: 17 million Nigerian children still unregistered

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that despite the significant increase in the number of children whose births are officially registered, there still lies a huge number of unregistered births in Nigeria.
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UNICEF: 1,727 children reunite with families in Borno

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has supported rehabilitation and reintegration of 1,727 children cleared of links with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in the past two years in Borno.

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Insecurity: House of Reps restates call for resignation of service chiefs

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Tax tribunal orders firm to pay N1.7 billion to FIRS

The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.
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Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong risks suspension

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