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Meet Atika Aminu, The 14-Year-Old Girl Who Was The Governor Of Kano State For 20 Minutes

The girl identified as Atika Aminu Yankaba, took over Kano State seat of power for 20 minutes on Monday to mark this year’s International Girl Child Day, organized between UNICEF and high level women advocacy. Atika Aminu Yankaba, a student of Government Girls Secondary School, Dorayi Baba, following the symbolic taking over of Kano State Government from Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, she convened a state executive council meeting with her new cabinet members, with issues bordering on the girl child.

  1 month ago ago
Meet Atika Aminu, The 14-Year-Old Girl Who Was The Governor Of Kano State For 20 Minutes

PARENTING

Women Warned Against Breastfeeding Men

On The Morning Show, following the breastfeeding week which begun on the 1st of August and ended on the 7th of August. Honorable Peace Nnaji the commissioner of gender affairs in Enugu State has urged mothers to reserve their breast milk for their babies and not their husbands.

  3 months ago ago
Women Warned Against Breastfeeding Men

SPORTS

Drogba returns to haunt Arsene Wenger once again after scoring a HAT-TRICK in charity match

Didier Drogba, a Chelsea star, revealed he hasn't lost his scoring touch after hitting a hat-trick in a charity tournament – at the cost of Arsene Wenger. Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was tormented by the long-serving striker throughout his time in charge, with Drogba scoring 15 goals in just 16 games against his side.

  1 month ago ago
Drogba returns to haunt Arsene Wenger once again after scoring a HAT-TRICK in charity match

SPORTS

4 Major Talking Points In The Marseille Legends Charity Match Against UNICEF Team

It was an entertaining Charity match between Marseille Legends and UNICEF team that was coached by for Arsenal head manager Arsene Wenger at Marseille stadium France. This match was played in honour of the International world breast feeding day in collaboration with UNICEF. It was na entertaining match between the two teams as team Marseille Legends were stronger than the UNICEF team.

  1 month ago ago
4 Major Talking Points In The Marseille Legends Charity Match Against UNICEF Team

MILITARY

2 Things FG Can Do To 'Crush' Boko Haram As It Was Reported That They Have Killed 300,000 Children

Daily Trust newspaper had reported that about 300,000 children have lost their lives to Boko Haram insurgency in the Northern region of Nigeria. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed that the children lost their lives in the last 12 years. 2 things the Federal Government of Nigeria can do to tackle banditry and terrorism in the Northern region of Nigeria :

  2 months ago ago
2 Things FG Can Do To 'Crush' Boko Haram As It Was Reported That They Have Killed 300,000 Children

POLITICS

Kano: Why People Should commend "Governor" Atika On The Actions Taken During Her Administration

Women around the world continue to express their frustration at the way political leaders discriminate against them by not giving them chances of participation in the administration after winning an election. Therefore, the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has become one of the successful Nigerian governors who pays special attention to all issues affecting women.

  1 month ago ago
Kano: Why People Should commend

JUSTICE

FG determined on child-friendly justice system in Nigeria - Minister of Justice says

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has assured Nigerians of the Federal Government's unwavering dedication to improving children's access to child-friendly justice system in the Country. Minister said this while inaugurating the Justice for Children Coordination Forum committee at the launch of the EU-UNICEF access to justice program for children on the move and other vulnerable children, in Abuja on Thursday.

  3 months ago ago
FG determined on child-friendly justice system in Nigeria - Minister of Justice says

SOCIETY

How The Government Can Fight The Rising Scourge Of Dumping Of Babies In Riverside Or Refuse

Abandoning of babies in riverside or refuse is a bad omen that needs to be stopped. The rate of abandoned babies is becoming too much in the country. Some people go to an extent of dumping a child who still has the umbilical cord attached to their body.

  3 months ago ago
How The Government Can Fight The Rising Scourge Of Dumping Of Babies In Riverside Or Refuse

SPORTS

Opinion: The Politics In Barcelona That Led To Messi's Exit

It sounds so sad to hear that a team like Barcelona cannot look for all possible means to retain a player like Messi that has contributed a lot to the growth of the club. Without being told, it is clear that politics is now playing in Barcelona because if Barcelona really wanted to renew his contract, they would have looked for all possible means to retain him.

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: The Politics In Barcelona That Led To Messi's Exit

PARENTING

Stop Breastfeeding Your Husbands, Milk Is For Your Babies - Honorable Peace

The Enugu State Commissioner for Gender Affairs, Honorable Peace Nnaji, has warned nursing mothers to keep their breast milk for their babies and stop breastfeeding their husbands. The Honorable Peace made this statement during a UNICEF media discussion with some journalists that were selected from the South East, North Central, and South-Southern parts of the country.

  3 months ago ago
Stop Breastfeeding Your Husbands, Milk Is For Your Babies - Honorable Peace

SOCIETY

Five People Jailed For Diverting 800 Schoolbags Donated By UNICEF To Public Schools

Jibrilla Babale, Mustapha Mohammed, Musa Mahmud, Aliyu Mohammed and Mohammed Yahaya have been remanded in prison by Yola Criminal Area Court II for swerving 800 school bags provided by the United Nations Children's Education Fund (UNICEF) to public schools in Mubi South and Mubi North Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Adamawa State.

  1 month ago ago
Five People Jailed For Diverting 800 Schoolbags Donated By UNICEF To Public Schools

ECONOMY-FINANCE

GenU: All You Need To Know About The UNICEF Development Plan For Young Nigerians

Punch news reported that the United Nations International Children's Emergency (UNICEF), in corporation with our Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, will initiate an effort to help young Nigerians. The inauguration scheme, known as Generation Unlimited [GenU], is to be inaugurated on the 26 of July, between the federal government and UNICEF.

  4 months ago ago
GenU: All You Need To Know About The UNICEF Development Plan For Young Nigerians

EDUCATION

UNICEF Commends Ayade on world-class facilities at new teachers institute

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has joined other international bodies to commend Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade for constructing the world-class Teachers Continuous Training Institute in Biase Local Government Area of the State. Speaking to newsmen during a four-day training of Youth Volunteers on Real Time Monitoring for the Child-Friendly Communities Initiative, held at the institute’s amphitheater, UNICEF representative, Ms. Bhawna Vajpai said the state-of-the-art facilities in the Institute rank among the best across sub-Saharan Africa.

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UNICEF Commends Ayade on world-class facilities at new teachers institute

SPORTS

Christiano Ronaldo's good deeds outside the pitch

While his list of sports accolades is expansive, many are not aware that his humanitarian works are equally impressive. Since his rise to prominence, Ronaldo has been an advocate of various causes, ranging from the prevention of AIDS/HIV to slavery and human trafficking. Ronaldo was awarded the title of the most charitable athlete by dosomething.org’s campaign “AthletesGoneGood” in 2015.

  2 months ago ago
Christiano Ronaldo's good deeds outside the pitch

HEALTH

UNICEF Enjoins Imo Govt. To Fund Health Sector Through Strategic Planning

By Uche Onwuchekwa The Imo State government charged to take strategy steps towards funding the health sector for the good health and vitality of the citizens and display seriousness and enthusiasm with the implication of the blueprint so as to improve the quality of health and the service data. This admonition was made by the UNICEF Health Specialist, Enugu Field Officer ,Dr.Olusoji Akinleye while addressing participants at the Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child Adolescent Health Nutrition RMNCAH+N Scorecard Development Training Workshop for Imo State.

  2 months ago ago
UNICEF Enjoins Imo Govt. To Fund Health Sector Through Strategic Planning

SOCIETY

The Commissioner for Health reveals the cause of the cholera Scourge in Niger State.

Niger state has been badly hit by the cholera scourge that has affected all the 25-local government's areas in the state, claiming about150 lives. The commissioner for health in the state revealed this at a conference organized by pathfinder international, attributing it to bad Sanitation practices, especially Open defecation.

  2 months ago ago
The Commissioner for Health reveals the cause of the cholera Scourge in Niger State.

MILITARY

UNICEF Condemns Killing Of 3 Children By IED In Borno

The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the purported Improvise Explosive Device (IED)-related deaths of three children in Borno State. When an IED exploded near the Mblu Bridge in the Ngala district of the state a few days ago, it killed the children who were playing there.

  3 months ago ago
UNICEF Condemns Killing Of 3 Children By IED In Borno

PARENTING

Over 50% Of Births In Nigeria Not Recorded - UNICEF

More that 50% of children under the age of 5years old are unregistered in Nigeria. In a recent report by UNICEF, children on the African continent have the lowest birth registration rate in the world. With only 44% of children are registered at birth and millions of death going unaccounted each year in Nigeria.

  3 months ago ago
Over 50% Of Births In Nigeria Not Recorded - UNICEF

PARENTING

Women Should Stop Feeding Their Husbands With Breast Milk- Commissioner For Gender Affairs

According to a report posted on popular Nigerian blog, Lindaikejisblog, the Commissioner for Gender Affairs Enugu state, Hon. Peace Nnaji has spoken on an issue concerning women breastfeeding their babies. It was reported that the Commissioner made the remark at a UNICEF media dialogue with some selected journalists, and she warned women to stop breastfeeding their husbands.

  3 months ago ago
Women Should Stop Feeding Their Husbands With Breast Milk- Commissioner For Gender Affairs

PARENTING

"Your Breast Milk Is For Your Baby Not For Your Husbands " - Hon Peace Nnaji Tells Women

The commissioner for Gender affairs, Enugu State, Hon. Peace Nnaji has cited that mothers should reserve their Breast milks for their babies and not their husbands. The commissioner who expressed this at a UNICEF media dialogue with some selected journalists from South East, South South and part of North Central.

  3 months ago ago