Tag: UNICEF

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Edwin OkoloAugust 22, 2019

As of today, Nigeria is finally polio free

It has taken Nigeria a long, long time, but finally, we are Polio free. It has taken 30 years of ...

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SponsorApril 10, 2019

David Beckham, Malaria No More launches first global voice petition to end malaria

David Beckham, former captain of the English national football team, today joined Malaria No More, a United Kingdom-based organisation to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 15, 2018

Nigerian Army lifts suspension on activities of UNICEF in North East

Hours after the Nigerian Army suspended the operations of  the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in the North-East, alleging that ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 14, 2018

The Late 5: Things are going to be harder than now – Buhari; Nigerian Army accuses UNICEF of sabotage in North East | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has warned governors and other leaders in the ...

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EditorDecember 13, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UNICEF: AIDS epidemic not yet over

At a time when the awareness and campaign against HIV and AIDS is on a low across the world especially ...

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ToluDecember 8, 2017

Over 200 secondary school students attend Aimcare NG’s The Hygiene For Every Child Campaign

On Friday, 1st of December 2017, Aimcare NG hosted a hygiene symposium for students in public schools in Lagos State. ...

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SponsorDecember 7, 2017

Reckitt Benckiser, Save The Children collaborate with Lagos State Govt to flag off Rotavirus vaccine administration

For the first time in the history of the Nigerian health system, children less than five years will receive rotavirus ...

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EditorNovember 3, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] What message is Nigeria passing to the world?

In the last few weeks, the world has keenly followed the aftermath of the groundbreaking ruling annulling Kenya’s 2017 presidential ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

[The Activism Blog] 46 million Nigerians still practice open defecation – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 46 million Nigerians still practice open defecation. The organisation through one of its ...

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EditorSeptember 11, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UNICEF says about 1.4m people are prone to cholera in North East Nigeria

The United Nations Children Education Funds (UNICEF), has raised alarm over the health of about 1.4 million Internally Displaced Persons ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 8, 2017

FG warns state govts, LGAs to brace up for more flood

The Federal Government yesterday warned that the millions of Nigerians across the 314 local government areas may be affected by ...

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ToluAugust 26, 2017

120 cut-off mark; 360 bank staff sacked every week | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

120 – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced that minimum cut-off marks for the university degree for the ...

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EditorAugust 24, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UNICEF condemns rising wave of child suicide bombers in Nigeria

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has described as a great atrocity the usage of children especially girls by ...

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AzeezAugust 23, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. 1. Court orders forfeiture of 56 houses linked to Diezani The ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 19, 2017

The Media Blog: Chai, Nigerian journalists have suffered – just see this headline

And why? “We have arrangements. Only the foreign media are permitted to enter the venue or snap pictures of Malala, ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 18, 2017

Opinion: Osun, UNICEF and social protection

by Abiodun KOMOLAFE Conscious of the State of Osun’s leading roles in the enhancement of livelihoods and a life of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 16, 2017

Ebola: Do not panic, Health Minister assures Nigerians

On May 12, 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) received formal notification from the World Health Organization of ...

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AzeezApril 12, 2017

Boko Haram has used over 117 children as suicide bombers – UNICEF

by Azeez Adeniyi The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said terrorist group, Boko Haram has used 117 children for ...

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AzeezApril 6, 2017

Meningitis: UNICEF donates 1,000 doses of drugs

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has donated 1,000 doses of drugs to the Federal Capital Territory Primary Health Care ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 1, 2017

Okey Ndibe: Meeting a man who fed starving Biafrans

by Okey Ndibe One of the fortunes of my frequent travels is that I meet fascinating people at different locations, ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2017

Opinion: Providing for the lost children of Nigeria

Philip Obaji Jr. Children in northeastern Nigeria have dreams, but they are struggling to stay alive. They need help. Squatting ...

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ToluFebruary 1, 2017

#Impact365: “Women and children are often the victims of lack of water sources” | NYAW intensifies efforts to provide clean water

The poor state of water and sanitation facilities in most Nigerian primary and secondary schools is a leading factor for ...

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Isime EseneDecember 15, 2016

YNaija Says: It will be a shame, Pres. Buhari, if your SGF does not resign

At the senate plenary on the 14th of December, the Senate made a startling revelation – that an official within ...

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AzeezNovember 18, 2016

UNICEF puts five Anambra LGs under surveillance for Lassa fever

The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) has said it is monitoring five local government areas in Anambra State for ...

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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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