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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

HEALTH

Making Your Pregnancy Safer

According to the United Nations Population Fund,each year more than half a million women die of pregnancy-related causes.In addition, the United Nations Children's Fund(UNICEF) notes that annually more than 60 million women suffer from acute complications from people and that nearly a third of these sustain lifelong injuries or infections .In developing countries many women are trapped in a cycle of pregnancies , deliveries, and self -neglect,leaving them worn out and ill. Yes, pregnancy can be harmful-even

  1 year ago ago
Making Your Pregnancy Safer

PARENTING

Opinion: How to make your pregnancy safer

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ,more than 60 million women suffer acute complications from pregnancy annually and that nearly a third of these sustain lifelong injuries or infections.How can a woman make her pregnancy safer?1.

  8 months ago ago
Opinion: How to make your pregnancy safer

EDUCATION

Insurgency: Nigeria Insecurity discourages girl-child Education

Girls education relies  on encouragement from families, provision of school instructional materials and safety of girls to school.To acquire this, people find it uneasy because of the Insecurity situation that's fighting our country's peace.Insurgency has become a threat to many families and girls in the northern part of Nigeria.

  7 months ago ago
Insurgency: Nigeria Insecurity discourages girl-child Education

POLITICS

INSECURITY: Banditry and the states of Education in the North.

 Having observed the recent happening in the educational sector across the country with special emphasis in the northern part of Nigeria, I must say with utmost confidence that education has been severely injured and seriously incapacitated by the deadly activities of armed bandits across the region.

  8 months ago ago
INSECURITY: Banditry and the states of Education in the North.

CRIME

Check Out The Reason Why This 13 Year Old Girl Is Forced To Marry 48 Year Old Man

Marriage which is a union between two adults, is supposed to be a thing of joy, but the reverse has become the case, as we hear different news from across the globe, how some underage girls are being forced into marrying men that are far more older than them. This is the case of a 13 year old philippines child bride, who is being forced into marrying a 48 year old man, by name Abdulrzak Ampatuan. The marriage which took place in Philippines is said to have attracted lots of critics from United Nations Children's

  1 year ago ago
Check Out The Reason Why This 13 Year Old Girl Is Forced To Marry 48 Year Old Man

POLITICS

Kano Government, UNICEF to Launch Child Friendly Functional Ward Project

By Uangbaoje Alex, Kaduna As part of strategy to improve access to sustainable and quality social services, aimed at ensuring the survival and development of children, in Kano State, the state government and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), plans to launch a "Child Friendly Functional Ward" project. The Child Functional Ward project, which would be piloted in one selected Ward, apart from meeting the development needs of children with improved access to sustainable, and quality social services, it

  1 year ago ago
Kano Government, UNICEF to Launch Child Friendly Functional Ward Project

EDUCATION

5 free United Nations online courses

The following are 5 free United Nations Courses which are made available for everyone, irrespective of your location. These courses are offered by United Nations institutions and renowned universities around the globe, the course contents are available for free. 1. Social Change, Social Norms Provided by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Ivy League member University of Pennsylvania, this course is tackling various human rights issues such as gender violence, child marriage and sanitation practic

  1 year ago ago
5 free United Nations online courses

SOCIETY

UNICEF Releases Statement on the Abducted Katsina Students

The recent case of Katsina Students abduction in Nigeria has attracted global attentions. This follows the demand by the United Nations Children’s Fund(UNICEF) for the unconditional freedom of all the students kidnapped by bandits at the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State,Nigeria The request was reflected in a statement released by Marie-Pierre Poirier who is the current UNICEF Regional Director for West and Central Africa and made available to news reporters in Katsina. The statement

  11 months ago ago
UNICEF Releases  Statement on the Abducted Katsina Students

SOCIETY

International Organizations Are Pressuring President Buhari To Save Kagara Students

International organizations are stepping up pressure on the Nigerian authorities to rescue over 40 students abducted by kidnappers from a Kagara Secondary School in Niger State.

  9 months ago ago
International Organizations Are Pressuring President Buhari To Save Kagara Students

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: UNICEF condemns Zamfara State abduction, Sani Bello Speaks Again On Insecurity

Everyday things happens around the world, most especially evil things.The world has been wounded so deeply that, instead of getting healed, it's wounds get deeper and painful.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: UNICEF condemns Zamfara State abduction, Sani Bello Speaks Again On Insecurity

RELIGION

OPINION: The Judge Who gave 13-year-old Umar Farouq a 10-year Sentence Should Be Suspended.

Good afternoon fellow Nigerians. This morning I saw the news of Umar who is 13-years who was sentence to 10 years imprisonment with menial labour. So I decided to have my say on the matter. Although the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reacted to the sentencing of 13-year-old Umar Farouq who was sentence to 10 years imprisonment for blasphemy, My opinion is that the judge should be suspended for given such drastical judgement. Here is my reason below; 1. The boy is still a minor. Umar is only 13-years

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: The Judge Who gave 13-year-old Umar Farouq a 10-year Sentence Should Be Suspended.

EDUCATION

COVID-19: UNICEF warns against the closure of schools

The United Nations Children’s Fund has warned that the consequences of closing school again this year because of the second face of coronavirus will be felt even in the generations to come. UNICEF says the closure of schools because Covid-19 will slow down the development, safety, and well of learners worldwide. The Executive Director of the agency, Henrietta Fore, retained that despite irresistible proof that institutions were not drivers of the pandemic, efforts have been taken to ensure that they remained

  10 months ago ago
COVID-19: UNICEF warns against the closure of schools

POLITICS

Meet 17years old girl who donates N39m to help children affected by Covid-19 pandemic.

Greta thunberg is a 17 years old swedish environmental activist,she has won several awards including nordic council environmental prize, Ambassador of the conscience Award and a lot more.Greta has attended a lot of climate and environmental conferences than most girls in her age bracket,she known for speaking bodly and defensively in support for maintaining a good climate. In a way to show her support once again for the fight against covid-19,she donated the sum of $100,000 cash price she won from a Danish

  1 year ago ago
Meet 17years old girl who donates N39m to help children affected by Covid-19 pandemic.

HEALTH

Bauchi state government and UNICEF has launch a new project for underprivileged children

Bauchi state government and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have launched an intervention titled ‘Child Friendly Communities Initiative (CFCI)’ to support communities, local governments and traditional institutions with child centred planning and service delivery.The citizen learned that the CFCI which is an integrated approach will have a package that includes; exclusive breastfeeding and immunization, HIV testing, malaria/pneumonia treatment, early childhood development and girls’ educ

  1 year ago ago
Bauchi state government and UNICEF has launch a new project for underprivileged children

EDUCATION

See Reaction As UNICEF Says Schools are Not Drivers Of COVID-19 In Nigeria

Last year (2020) was all about how to contain the deadly disease which has claimed my life and destroyed souls. It has caused my people their job and standard of life, even in Nigeria. Recently, according to the information gathered from our reliable source, The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) made it clear to the Nigerians and the world at large that closure of schools in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic will outrageously impact dense negativity on the growth, development, safety and good

  10 months ago ago
See Reaction As UNICEF Says Schools are Not Drivers Of COVID-19 In Nigeria

HEALTH

Epidemic prevention and control supplies donated by 11 countries arrived China

Epidemic prevention and control supplies donated by 11 countries as well as the United Nations Children's Fund had arrived in #China by Sunday noon, a spokesperson said Monday #NovelCoronaVirus #2019 BEIJING, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Epidemic prevention and control supplies donated by 11 countries as well as the United Nations Children's Fund had arrived in China by Sunday noon, a spokesperson said Monday. Those countries are the Republic of Korea, Japan, Britain, France, Turkey, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Ir

  1 year ago ago
Epidemic prevention and control supplies donated by 11 countries arrived China

SOCIETY

Rising cases of Rape in Nigeria - Mattersforreal reports

Rape is the abduction of a woman especially for sexual purposes.The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), reported in 2015 that one in four girls and one in ten boys in Nigeria has experienced sexual violence before the age of 18.

  9 months ago ago
Rising cases of Rape in Nigeria - Mattersforreal reports

POLITICS

Delta Govt. pays special attention on child rights - Okowa.

The Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday reaffirmed that his administration would continue to execute programmes in line with its commitment to protecting the rights of the child. The governor gave the assurance in Asaba when he received Chief Field Officer of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Nigeria, Dr. Guy Yogo. He commended UNICEF for challenging governments at different levels to pay special attention to the welfare of the child, but stated that his administration ha

  1 year ago ago
Delta Govt. pays special attention on child rights  - Okowa.

HEALTH

36 Communities in Iseyin Publicly Declare the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutation

36 Communities in Iseyin Publicly Declare the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutation 36 communities in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo state have publicly declared the abandonment of Female Genital Mutation. The decision was made after the latest report released by UNICEF, confirmed that Female Genital Mutation is a harmful traditional practice, a gross violation of the fundamental human rights of girls and women which seriously compromises their health and psychosocial well-being. The public declaration

  1 year ago ago
36 Communities in Iseyin Publicly Declare the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutation