Tag: UNICEF

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

UN negotiates release of 876 children linked to Boko Haram

The United Nations has negotiated the release of 876 children detained by Nigeria’s army and security forces, a senior official ...

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AzeezSeptember 17, 2016

UN says 2 million Nigerians are trapped in Boko Haram controlled areas

The United Nations has said about 2 million Nigerians are currently trapped in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria due to ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 15, 2016

WE SURVIVED BOKO HARAM XI: “The children are happy now”

by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

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AzeezAugust 13, 2016

5 takeaways from the recent discovery of polio virus in Borno

There were reports on Thursday that the Federal Government had discovered an outbreak of Wild Polio Virus in Borno State. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 12, 2016

Polio: FG, WHO begin vaccination

The Federal Ministry of Health in conjunction with WHO, UNICEF and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative have rolled out ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 11, 2016

Polio returns to Nigeria for the first time since July 2014

The Honourable Minister of Health Professor Isaac Adewole has confirmed an outbreak of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in Borno state. ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2016

Boko Haram: U.S. pledges $37m aid for victims

The United States on Wednesday pledged $37m aid for victims of Boko Haram. The pledge was made in Abuja by ...

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AzeezAugust 6, 2016

After the election, everybody moved on… but not Fayose – Aisha Buhari

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari who is currently on a visit to the United States of America said on ...

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AzeezJuly 30, 2016

UNICEF continues aid to IDPs despite convoy attack

Despite an attack on its convoy by Boko Haram terrorists, UNICEF has said it would continue to provide assistance to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 29, 2016

UN envoy attack: Saraki calls for calm

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday called for calm as the United Nation’s announced that it would be ...

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AzeezJuly 29, 2016

UN suspends aid to Borno after attack on UNICEF convoy

The United Nations, UN, on Thursday said it would temporarily put on hold aid deliveries to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs ...

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Janeth JMarch 22, 2016

Parents get paid N5000 for sending girls to school – Sokoto govt

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with Sokoto government, is set to train 830 female teachers. The scheme, ...

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Isime EseneNovember 6, 2014

70 per cent of Northerners are illiterates – @Atiku

by Isi Esene Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar earlier today disclosed that 70 per cent of people in the northern ...

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SolaSeptember 23, 2014

Send your girl child to school and make money – UNICEF tells Northern parents

by S’ola Filani “We want to tell parents: ‘If you send a girl to secondary school, you will get more ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2014

How Nigerian refugees are fleeing Borno to deserted Island in Chad because of Boko Haram

by David Cyril   Majority of the people who fled Kolikolia, Borno State, after being attacked by the dreaded terrorist ...

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November 29, 2013

DISTURBING: Desperate Syrians butcher zoo lion to eat (PHOTO)

by Oke Efagene A disturbing photo has emerged of Syrian rebels butchering a lion taken from a local zoo to ...

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August 22, 2013

Alkasim Abdulkadir: To the children of Mamudo who were cut down in search of light (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir In Mamudo the children received death instead of an education because they obeyed God’s command of seeking ...

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January 17, 2013

Adorable: See Shakira, Amber Rose, Megan Fox and others flaunt baby bumps we love (PHOTOS)

Akan Ido Shakira and her boyfriend Gerard Pique have shared intimate shots of their pregnancy with the world. The UNICEF ...

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January 12, 2013

MDGs: At this rate, Nigeria won’t meet its water and sanitation target until 2033 – Group

by James Sambo Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), a media network concerned with sanitation and water, has said that 63.6 ...

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November 28, 2012

Magical or body magic? We can’t believe this woman gave birth 4 months ago (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene Actress, Uma Thurman was exceptionally stunning on Tuesday night at the annual UNICEF SnowFlake ball in New ...

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April 17, 2012

First child at 14, divorced at 18: This story will inspire you

by Tolu Orekoya 18-year-old divorcee Hanisa Idris Magama doesn’t flinch at the idea of carrying her 4-year-old daughter, and then ...

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