Kidnapping: Kidnapped school children must be rescued- UNICEF tells federal govt

“UNICEF expressed concern at reports of an overnight attack at the Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, north-west Nigeria, where an unconfirmed number of schoolgirls were kidnapped.

Blasphemy: UNICEF begs FG to grant amnesty to 13-year-old convict, Farouq

The plea came shortly after the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, disclosed that a total number of 738 juveniles are currently detained in three borstal centers in the country.

Blasphemy: UNICEF bombs Kano govt, faults imprisonment of Omar Farouq

This case further underlines the urgent need to accelerate the enactment of the Kano State Child Protection Bill so as to ensure that all children under 18, including Omar Farouq are protected – and that all children in Kano are treated in accordance with child rights standards,” said Peter Hawkins.

WHO, UNICEF, laud Nigeria on ending wild poliovirus

…calls for strengthening of routine immunisation The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children Fund, on Tuesday,...

UNICEF lauds Osun education policy reversal

The Osun State Government on Sunday said its reversal of 4-5-3-4 introduced by the immediate past administration and the re-introduction of the...

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