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News Feature: The Almajiris And The COVID-19 Scare

By: Israel Umoh Like a leprous finger, the COVID-19 is sticking out its scary head. The pandemic has thrown open the vacuous systems of...

COVID-19: Businesses Get ILO-UNICEF Guidelines For Working Families

By Akanimo Sampson Businesses now have new guidelines to help them support working families during this raging coronavirus crisis. Two United Nations agencies- the International Labour...

With 152m Children In Child Labour, ILO Boss Calls For A...

By Akanimo Sampson International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called for a whole-of-supply-chain approach to address child labour in global supply chains during his opening statement...

Boko Haram/ISWAP Kills 3, Abducts 2 Women In Monguno

Humanitarian agencies continue to lose more staffers in North Eastern part of Nigeria. Allianace for International Medical Action (ALIMA) has joined the rank of casualties...

Migration: UN Braces For 2020 Review Forum

By Akanimo Sampson The principal agencies of the United Nations on migration are gearing up for 2020 challenges. To this end, they are calling for...

Flood Sacks 30,000 Persons In War-torn Central African Republic

By Akanimo Sampson The war-torn Central African Republic (CAR) is being ravaged by flood that has already displaced around 30,000 persons with scores struggling to...

World Food Day: Why 13.1m Children Are Malnourished In Nigeria –...

A new report by United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has said poor diets and a failing food system were responsible for at least 13.1...

Greece Evacuates 3,887 Vulnerable Refugees, Migrants To Decongest Overcrowded Islands

By Akanimo Sampson As part of Greece’s ongoing effort to decongest the overcrowded North-Eastern Aegean islands, another 700 vulnerable refugees and migrants have been safely...

More Female Teachers Needed In North To Help Encourage Girls’ Enrolment-UNICEF

To achieve considerable improvement in girls' enrolment and arrest the growing rate of out-of-school children in the North, government at the state and the...

Nigeria Loses $6.1b To Child Abuse – FG

The economic impact of the violence against children in Nigeria is estimated at USD$6.1 billion. This was contained in a report launched jointly by UNICEF...

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