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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 –...
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    Metro Nigerian Army Lifts Ban On UNICEF In Restive Northeast – 360Nobs.com

    The Nigerian military lifted a ban on UNICEF operations in the ravaged northeast late Friday after earlier suspending the aid agency and accusing it of training “spies” supporting Boko Haram jihadists.… Read more via 360Nobs.com – https://ift.tt/2QvAmpY Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Nigeria accuses UNICEF staff of spying, halts activities – Newstrust

    The Nigerian military on Friday accused United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) staff of spying for Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria, and suspended the agency's activities there. The northeast has been torn apart by a decade-long insurgency by Boko Haram.... Read more via Mercury by...
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    Metro Why Nigeria must increase its social workers workforce – UNICEF – Naija.ng

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that Nigeria loses $6.1 billion of its earning to violence against children. The international agency said the money lost by Nigeria to violence against children accounts to 1.07% of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP).... Read...
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    Metro UNICEF Decries Growing Population of Out-of-School Children in the North – Thisdaylive

    The Deputy Representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Nigeria, Pernille Ironside, has decried the growing population of out-of-school children in north. Speaking on Wednesday in Kaduna at the Northern Nigeria Traditional Leaders Conference on Out-of-School Children...
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    Metro Boko Haram: UNICEF appeals for release of abducted children – Plus TV Africa

    The United Nations Children Fund on Tuesday appealed to Boko Haram to release all the children in its captivity. The United Nations agency also warned against the conscription of children by armed groups in the terrorism war in the North East.... Read more via Plus TV Africa –...
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    Metro Sanitation: ‘Poor Nigerians Prefer Mobile Phones To Toilets’ – UNICEF – The Trent Newspaper

    The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has expressed concern over the poor attitude of people towards healthy sanitary conditions, saying Nigerians prefer cell phones to improved toilets. Specifically, the UN agency said 140 million Nigerians have.... Read more via The Trent Newspaper –...
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    Metro UNICEF declares state of emergency in Nigeria’s water, sanitation sector – Newtelegraph

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has declared a state of emergency in the nations Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. UNICEF’s Chief WASH, Zaid Jurji who made this known Read more via Newtelegraph – https://ift.tt/2D4gPXs Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World UNICEF to scale up Ebola response in DR Congo – Punch Newspapers

    The UN Children’s Fund on Friday said that it will open a new Ebola-response front in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). WHO said that it would provide support to thousands of people, including children, following the recent confirmation of new Ebola cases there. In a latest …...
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    World UNICEF prepares DR Congo school children for Ebola response – TODAY.NG

    The UN Children’s Fund said more than 82,500 children are being prepared for the new school year in Ebola-affected areas of the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo ..... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2NznSba Get more World News
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    Metro Most African children without birth certificates are Nigerians – Vanguard News

    For every 10 Nigerian children that are at least five years old, there are no records about the birth of seven. Even though these children have names, their birth … Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2nU2Fhh Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro UNICEF welcomes release of 24 children suspected of ties with armed groups in Nigeria – TODAY.NG

    UNICEF Saturday welcomed the release of 24 children aged 12 to 17 from Nigerian Army administrative custody after they were cleared of suspected ties with armed groups.... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2L65Rze Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Army hands over 23 minors rescued from Boko Haram to UNICEF – Punch Newspapers

    The Nigerian Army on Saturday handed over 23 minors rescued from Boko Haram to United Nations Children Fund for rehabilitation. Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, Theatre Commander of... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2OJjwP8 Get More Nigeria Metro News