Tag: UNICEF

Many Families Will Resort to Child Labour Over COVID-19 Pandemic- UNICEF

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2020

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says many families will resort to child labour as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally. Mr ... Read More

UNICEF sensitises communities on hygiene, sanitation to fight COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- April 1, 2020

United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says it has embarked on community awareness creation activities to promote good personal hygiene habits to prevent the spread of ... Read More

UNICEF Warns Against Cultural Practices Hindering Effective Nutrition

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2019

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on Friday warned against cultural practices which may hinder effective nutrition and the well being of children in Nigeria. ... Read More

Nigeria: ‘Children used’ as suicide bombers in Borno attack

admin- June 18, 2019

Children were used as suicide bombers in a triple attack in Nigeria on Monday , Unicef has said. Two girls and a boy carried out the ... Read More

Boko Haram Attack: UNICEF Condemns Use of Girls As Suicide Bombers in Borno

Henry Solomon- June 18, 2019

UNICEF has condemned the use of children as suicide bombers in Mandarari community in Borno. NAN reports that the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) ... Read More

Kebbi Govt Partners UNICEF to Eliminate Open dDefecation

Suleiman Idris- April 28, 2019

Kebbi Rural Water and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) in collaboration with UNICEF has developed a road map toward eliminating open deification in the state. The General ... Read More

Men Play Crucial Role in Winning War Against Female Genital Mutilation- UNICEF

Henry Solomon- February 6, 2019

Men have crucial role to play in stopping the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria, the United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), ... Read More

UNICEF Holds Global Meeting on Open Defecation

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2018

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is meeting with key players in sanitation, among other stakeholders in West Africa, to strengthen local sanitation markets, its Supply ... Read More

Cholera: UNICEF gets royal endorsement in Borno

admin- June 1, 2018

The Shehu of Borno, Umar Ibn Garbai, on Friday agreed to lead UNICEF’s cholera prevention campaign in the state to prevent an outbreak of the ... Read More

WHO deploys 39 staff to combat Cholera

admin- May 29, 2018

As cholera epidemic continues to ravage some local governments in Adamawa state, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has deployed 39 personnel to assist in combating ... Read More

Catholic priest infected with Ebola

admin- May 25, 2018

Deadly disease, Ebola, is spreading in Democratic Republic of Congo as a Catholic priest has been quarantined after being infected with the virus. He was ... Read More

World Malaria Day: UNICEF tasks Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa over increased malaria cases

inno.korie- April 26, 2018

UNCEF has tasked Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries on the increasing cases of malaria in these countries. UNICEF in a message to mark the ... Read More