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Texas shooting: UNICEF urges leaders to keep schools safe

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged governments to take greater action to ensure schools remain safe for boys and...

Measles kills 14 children in Anambra

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By LUCY OSUIZIGBO-OKECHUKWU AWKA- The Anambra Government has confirmed the death of 14 children from measles outbreak in nine local government areas of the state. The...

Bauchi govt. releases N20m for procurement of nutritional supplement

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By AUWALU BIRNIN KUDUBAUCHI- The Bauchi government says it has released N20 million for procurement of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF), to enhance...

KDSG, UNICEF develop plan to improve reading, numeracy skills in schools

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UNICEF says it will support the Kaduna State Government to implement “Teaching at the Right Level” (TaRL) programme to improve literacy and numeracy skills...

UNICEF Expresses Worry Over Increased Female Genital Mutilation In Nigeria

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nited Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has identified investment in girl-child education, media engagement, and community sensitisation as means of ending the practice of female...

Nigerian education in crisis as world celebrates International Day of Education...

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ABUJA - As the world celebrated the International Day of Education on Monday, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the government’s pledge...

COVID-19: Lockdown pushed over 1.6bn students out of school – UNICEF

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ency described the pandemic as one of its biggest crises since its inception. UNICEF Executive Director, Henrietta Fore, said, “Throughout our history, UNICEF has helped...

Reps propose compulsory crèches in public, private offices, workplaces

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The House of Representatives has passed for second reading a bill seeking the establishment of crèche in government-owned and private offices, schools, hospitals and...

EU threatening to reject Nigeria’s cocoa, say farmers

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The European Union has threatened to reject cocoa produced in Nigeria from next year due to a fall in the commodity’s quality, the Cocoa...

FG is Planning `Operation Feed Yourself’ to Counter Malnutrition – Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed how the federal government wants to fight the biting hunger in the land. According to him, the federal government...

9 out of 10 schools in Nigeria have no hand-washing facility...

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The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says nine out of 10 schools in Nigeria have no place for children to wash their hands. This, according to...

Insurgency: Over 5,000 out-of-school children supported in Borno, says UNICEF

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The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund said it has provided 5,129 out-of-school children, impacted by Boko Haram in Borno State, with psychosocial support services...

75 abducted Zamfara pupils regain freedom

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The 75 pupils of Government Day Secondary School, Kaya, in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State who were abducted on September 1, 2021,...

2 million young Nigerians to get UNICEF job training

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Young Nigerians in 12 states are to benefit from a multi-collaborative scheme between the Federal Government and UNICEF. Lagos and Kano states are to serve...