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UNICEF to Immunize 2m against Yellow Fever in Ekiti

Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti To curtail the spread of yellow fever in Ekiti State, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said it will...

UNICEF Wants Govt to Do More in Tackling Pneumonia

*As Nigeria leads in pneumonia child deaths with 162,000 Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has lamented the negligence of federal, state...

UNICEF: 23m Girls Married as Children in Nigeria

• Says three of five girls suffer violence before 18 ·• Gov’s wife claims she married at 16 as a stark illiterate Segun Awofadeji in...

UNICEF, NGO Train 144 Girls, Harp on Girl-child Education

Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has called for increased investment in girl-child education for the sustainable, socio-economic development of the...

UNICEF, Bauchi Govt  To Fight Infant Mortality Rate… 11,455 deaths of...

By Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Bauchi State Government have expressed their commitment in reducing the infant mortality rate...

UNICEF Distributes 350,000 Mosquito Nets in Borno

Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will be combating malaria in Borno State with over 350,000 mosquito nets. According to the Fund,...

UNICEF Expands Access to Basic Education through CTP

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has expanded access to basic education ‎in four states through its programme, Educate-a-Child-Cash Transfer Programme. The...

UNICEF Report Accusing Military of Rape in IDP Camps Malicious, Says...

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Coalition for Peace in Nigeria (CFPN) has described the recent report released by the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF),...

The Travails of Dauda

Martins Ifijeh chronicles the life of Dauda Kazeem, a 15-year-old orphan, who could pass for a 10-year-old because of immense poverty, malnutrition and lack...

Over 1,000 School Children Abducted by Boko Haram in Four Years, Says...

By Chineme Okafor in Abuja The United Nations Children's Education Fund (UNICEF) on Friday stated that since 2013, more than 1,000 children have been abducted by Boko Haram...