Wednesday, May 29, 2024

UNICEF representative in Nigeria

November 20, 2023

Over 110 million Nigerian children at risk of climate change impacts: UNICEF

According to her, Nigerian children are also confronted with flooding, drought and severe storms.

October 11, 2023

Nigeria must focus on marginalised girls to achieve SDGs: UNICEF

The organisation, therefore, called for renewed vigour in safeguarding and fostering the rights of adolescent girls.

August 19, 2023

UNICEF says eight LGAs in Borno lagging in routine immunisation

The affected LGAs are Maiduguri Metropolitan, Damboa, Gubio, Jere, Konduga, Mafa, Monguno and Ngala.

Polio immunisation
June 16, 2023

75% Nigerian students can’t read well; over 10 million not in school: UNICEF

More than 10 million children are not in school at the primary level. For those in school, the quality of learning is poor.

April 15, 2023

UNICEF laments 96 Chibok girls’ captivity after 9 years

The “Chibok girls” were kidnapped on the night of April 14, 2014, sparking worldwide condemnation and concern.

Chibok girls
February 14, 2023

UNICEF urges Buhari regime to end child recruitment into armed groups

“In Nigeria, there have been numerous reports of children being recruited and used by armed groups.”

November 8, 2022

Bandits: UNICEF to provide psychosocial support to freed 21 kidnapped children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is to provide psychosocial support to the 21 rescued children in Katsina.

October 21, 2022

Floods: 1.5 million Nigerian children at risk of drowning, warns UNICEF

Described as the “most severe flooding” in the past decade, the 2022 floods have affected 34 out of Nigeria’s 36 states, displacing 1.3 million people.

July 21, 2022

Acute malnutrition in North-East to increase by 34 per cent in 2022: UN

According to the UN agency, 13 years of armed conflict in North-East Nigeria has left women and children in acute vulnerability.

Malnourished children. [CREDIT: The Cable]