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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro REPORT: Nigeria ranks in bottom 10 globally for child flourishing – Legit.ng

    Nigeria has not been faring well in global rankings in recent times. A new report shows that Nigeria is ranked the bottom 10 for performance on child flourishing.... Read more via Legit.ng – https://ift.tt/2HLH5VO Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro The Northern Elite Created These Bandits By Fredrick Nwabufo – Sahara Reporters

    A study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) put the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria to 13.5 million – as of 2018. An unimpressive mass of this number comes from Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, and other northern states.... Read more via Sahara...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 35 million Nigerians face starvation – Commission – Daily Post Nigeria

    Buba Mafindi, Chairman of Taraba State Planning Commission, says over 35 million Nigerians are facing imminent starvation due to insecurity and desertification. Mafindi gave the warning in Jalingo on Friday during the Child Friendly Community Initiative meeting of stakeholders organised by the...
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    Metro Nigeria May Lose 2m Children to Pneumonia, UNICEF Warns – Thisdaylive

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said Nigeria may lose two million children to pneumonia in the next decade if modalities are not put in place to curb the disease. The UN body identified malnutrition, air pollution and lack of access to vaccines and … Read more via...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Africa’s First Drone and Data Academy Opens in Malawi to Improve Service Delivery For Children – TechMoran

    Malawi has opened the first African Drone and Data Academy(ADDA). The project is in partnership with UNICEF, The Global Fund, the German Government as well as partners from Scotland and Sweden. The program has been under testing in the country since 2017. The drone testing and application work...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 1.4m Ekiti residents still practise open defecation – UNICEF – Pulse Nigeria News

    The United Nations Children’s Education Fund(UNICEF) on Tuesday said no fewer than 1.4 million residents of Ekiti State still engage in open defecation. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the global body said this was why Ekiti was ranked second in open defecation practice … Read...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria has over 13million out-of-school children –UNICEF – Newtelegraph

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that Nigeria has over 13 million out of school children mostly recorded in the Northern states. Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Bauchi, Mr Patak Bhanu stated this.... Read more via Newtelegraph – https://ift.tt/2P0oSYa Get More Nigeria...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Pneumonia kills 2,000 children globally -UNICEF – Vanguard News

    UNICEF said on Monday pneumonia remains the world’s leading infectious killer of children, claiming the lives of more than 2,000 children under the age of five every day..... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2XLkRdT Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 162,000 Nigerian children died from pneumonia in 2018 – UNICEF

    An estimated 162,000 Nigerian children died from pneumonia infection in 2018, the United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) has said Read more:
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Suicide Is The Third Leading Cause Of Death Among 15-19-Year-Olds Worldwide – Channels Television

    With the alarmingly high rates of self-harm, suicide and anxiety among children and young people around the world, UNICEF and the World Health Organization are teaming up with some of the.... Read more via Channels Television – https://ift.tt/2Cpnpo5 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro UNICEF, Mercy Corps, Others Indicted For Embezzling $20BN Earmarked For IDPs – Information Nigeria

    International NGOs Monitoring Bureau, an organization that track the activities of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), has indicted UNICEF, Mercy Corps and other international NGOs for embezzling donor funds earmarked for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs. The Bureau made these shocking...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Too many Nigerian youths left behind despite progress, says UNICEF – The Guardian Nigeria News

    United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has lamented that despite measures put in place to benefit Nigerian children and young people, many are still being left behind especially in the area of education. UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, Peter Hawkins, who disclosed … Read more via...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria to Become World Capital City of Open Defecation – UNICEF – AllAfrica.com

    Indications emerged Wednesday that in less than two months, Nigerian would emerge the capital city of open defecation in the world with over 47 million still practising open defecation in the country.... Read more via allAfrica.com – https://ift.tt/2GUAXKX Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Access Bank’s UK Balance Sheet up 36% – Newtelegraph

    The Access Bank UK used its’ annual Access Bank Polo Day at Guards Polo Club Windsor on Saturday to post results showing another year of outstanding international business growth.... Read more via Newtelegraph – https://ift.tt/30zbvlS Get more: Nigeria Business News
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria to save $500m if certified polio-free – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Chairman, Nigerian National Polio Plus Committee, Dr. Tunji Funsho has said Nigeria would save about $500m in 10 years, if certified polio free, as about $50m is spent on containing wild polio virus annually..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2XdSFyy Get More...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Let us talk about rape – Vanguard News

    In Africa, it’s not often we get to talk about rape. This is saying it mildly. We rarely talk about rape. When we do, it is done in whispers. It is done in isolated clusters, never discussed publicly..... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2YlWT8t Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro UNICEF commends Nigerian youths for petitioning governors over education – P.M. News

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended Nigerians youths for taking up the challenge of tasking their governors to be committed to qualitative education for..... Read more via P.M. News – http://bit.ly/2IEOWEI Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Terrorism: Four Borno LGAs Completely Inaccessible, Says UNICEF – Thisdaylive

    The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has stated that four Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Borno State were completely inaccessible for humanitarian assistance as a result of activities of terrorists in the affected places. It said attacks and armed clashes remained...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 50 % FCT residents defecate openly – FG – Vanguard News

    The Federal Ministry of Water Resources says no fewer than 50 per cent of FCT residents defecates openly due to the challenge of non-availability of toilets in public places.... Read more via Vanguard News – http://bit.ly/2Qew432 Get More Nigeria Metro News
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Okowa Declares State of Emergency on Water, Sanitation in Delta – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Confronted by the enormity of water and environmental challenges in Delta State, the state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday in Asaba declared a ‘state of emergency’ in the water and sanitation sectors..... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – http://bit.ly/302LVpL Get More Nigeria...