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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:
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    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...
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    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...
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    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
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    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
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    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...
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    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...
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    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
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    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...
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    Metro UNICEF: 61,000 female teachers needed in northern Nigeria – Newtelegraph

    A new report by the United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF), has revealed that over 61,000 female teachers were needed in the northern part of Nigeria to increase girl child enrolment, retention, completion of basic education and improved girl education outcomes. The report, which...
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    Metro ‘Thousands’ flee to Cameroon as Boko Haram hits Rann again – TheCable

    Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Monday attacked Rann, leaving “thousands of people” running across the border to safety in neighbouring Cameroon. In December, the insurgents had attacked the town, burning a UNICEF clinic— the only healthcare centre in the town.... Read more via TheCable...
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    Metro UNICEF: Every child born in 2019 in Africa is not likely to witness the 22nd century – Pulse Nigeria News

    A child born in 2019 in an African country will likely not to live up to 2100 or witness the beginning of the 22nd century, according to a new report by UNICEF using World Data Lab’s (WDL) algorithm projections...... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – http://bit.ly/2LLXZVz Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro See The High Number Of Babies To Be Born In Nigeria on New Year Day By UNICEF – Tori News

    The current life expectancy rates, a child born in Nigeria today is likely to live only to the year 2074. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has estimated that 25,685 babies would be born in Nigeria on New Year Day..... Read more via Tori News – http://bit.ly/2Vm2P0n Get More...
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    Metro Nigeria to expect 25,685 new babies on Tuesday–UNICEF – Vanguard News Nigeria

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 25,685 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year Day...... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria – http://bit.ly/2EYnTUY Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro UNICEF accuses Boko Haram of violations against children – Plus TV Africa

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has accused the Boko Haram terrorists’ factions of carrying out grave atrocities against children in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region over the course of 2018. The UN agency, in a report ‘How the world failed children in conflict in … Read...
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    Metro No love lost between UNICEF, Nigerian Army – Buratai – P.M. News

    The Nigerian Army has restated its commitment to collaborate with United Nations agencies and other organidations to address humanitarian crisis caused by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast...... Read more via P.M. News – http://bit.ly/2GE2FOt Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Boko Haram: How US, UN pressure forced army to rescind UNICEF ban – The Nation Nigeria

    There were indications last night that high- level diplomacy by the United States and the United Nations with the Presidency led to the restoration of United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) activities in the Northeast..... Read more via The Nation Nigeria –...