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Latest statistics ranks Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti high on child mortality in South-West

Latest statistics ranks Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti high on child mortality in South-West TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSUN Newly released statistics conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics with the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the 2021 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS-6) has disclosed that Ogun State recorded the highest child mortality rate in the […]

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Children stamping out FGM at the event.
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UNICEF organises concert for Osun children to mark International Day of the African Child

UNICEF organises concert for Osun children to mark International Day of the African Child ..Celebrity Woli Agba decorated as ambassador against FGM TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The United Nations Children’s Fund, in collaboration with a non-governmental organisation; Value Female Network (VFN) and the Ministry of Women, Children & Social Affairs in Osun State have organised a concert […]

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Mr. Rahama Mohammed Farah UNICEF Kano Chief of Field Office addressing participants during the Media Dialogue in Kano.
Education

Over 10million girls out of school in Nigeria -UNICEF 

Over 10million girls out of school in Nigeria -UNICEF The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that over 10 million girls are out of school in Nigeria and that majority of them are from northern part of the country. UNICEF said that 60 per cent of the 18.5 million out of school children in […]

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Nigeria accounts for World 2nd highest number of malnurisd children -UNICEF 

Nigeria accounts for World 2nd highest number of malnurisd children -UNICEF The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that Nigeria has the higher number of malnurisd children in Africa and ranked second in the world. UNICEF Nutrition Officer, Nkeiru Enwelum said child malnutrition in Nigeria remains a major impediment to the attainment of Sustainable […]

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Education: Nigeria faces learning crisis -UNICEF

Education: Nigeria faces learning crisis -UNICEF   By Timothy Agbor The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on Friday warned that Nigeria faces a learning crisis in which learning is not taking place, even for children that are in schools. The UNICEF Chief of Field Office in Kano, Rahama Mohammed warned that Nigeria’s current situation portends […]

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How Nigeria’s Costly Aderibigbe emerged Executive Secretary of Global Youth Consortium Against FGM

How Nigeria’s Costly Aderibigbe emerged Executive Secretary of Global Youth Consortium Against FGM By Timothy Agbor A Nigerian activist, Dr Costly Aderibigbe has been elected as the Executive Secretary of Global Youth Consortium Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) under the joint program of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Children Fund (UNCIFEF). […]

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COVID-19 vaccines safe, effective -UNICEF

COVID-19 vaccines safe, effective -UNICEF By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has has confirmed that available COVID-19 vaccines are very safe and effective. UNICEF Chief of Field Office in Kano, Mr Maulid Warfa said vaccination is very critical to prevent avoidable deaths from the virus and urged Nigerians to get vaccinated. […]

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