YNaijaAugust 31, 2023

UNICEF Appoints Cobhams Asuquo, WAJE, Kate Henshaw, and Ali Nuhu as Champions for Child Rights Advocacy

In a proactive move towards championing child rights, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has designated four prominent figures from ...

YNaijaJuly 6, 2023

Twelve African Countries to Receive Malaria Vaccine, Nigeria Excluded

In a significant development, the World Health Organization (WHO), Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI), and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have ...

Ado AminuNovember 23, 2021

Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed vows to lead army ‘from the battlefront’ | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: West and Central Africa have ...

Ado AminuAugust 27, 2021

Nigeria’s prevalence of violence can be linked to child beating. Here’s why

The culture in Nigeria with respect to corporal punishment – which is so commonplace you find it at home, in ...

Ado AminuJuly 12, 2021

Male rape survivors would get help but homophobia wouldn’t allow it

#TriggerWarning; Rape. Every year, millions of boys and girls globally suffer sexual violence. The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) ...

Ado AminuMay 6, 2021

We spoke to 3 survivors of sexual assault to unmask a sliver of the trauma of rape

The trauma of sexual violence is an oft-mentioned and well-studied phenomenon that is the reality of millions of women and ...

SponsorFebruary 22, 2021

ViacomCBS Networks Africa partners with the ‘Zero Malaria Starts With Me’ movement to support and inspire young people in their fight against malaria

ViacomCBS Networks Africa (VCNA) has joined forces with the Zero Malaria Starts With Me (ZMSWM) movement to inspire and engage ...

SponsorJanuary 31, 2021

Five organisations supporting COVID-19 vaccination in Africa

The conversation around the pandemic has changed. It used to be about wearing face masks, consistent hand washing and staying ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 17, 2020

UNICEF condemns jailing of Nigeria teen for ‘blasphemy’ | The #YNaijaCover

Few weeks ago, Nigerians on social media were outraged following the news that a Kano-based musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, had been ...

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 ...

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 ...

Temidayo 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 ...

Temidayo 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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