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Malnutrition: How RUTF saved 3-year-old Modu from the brink of death

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh 3-year-old Adamu Modu (not real name), was left in the care of his grandfather, Modu Baba, an octogenarian from Dikwa Local Government Area, Borno. Little Modu’s mother abandoned him when he was 6-month-old with his father, after...

EU provides N102m to tackle child undernutrition in Sokoto, Zamfara States

  The European Union is allocating an additional €300 000 (N102m) in emergency humanitarian aid, to provide life-saving treatment to undernourished children in Nigeria’s northwestern states of Sokoto and Zamfara, where violence and forced displacement are leading to a further...

UNICEF says it provided safe drinking water for 43 million children in emergencies, others

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it and its partners have provided support that have save millions of lives of children worldwide, including children in emergencies. The agency in a report released ahead of the commemoration of the the...

Open Defecation: A Tale of Two Communities in Kano State

Yammawar Kafawa, is a small Fulani Community, in Dambatta Local Government Area of Kano State. Walking around the community, you can’t help but notice small fenced spaces built with mud blocks and dried palm fronds, in each household. Inside these...

Child hawking: Kebbi govt. blames Niger, Benin republic for increase in State

  The Kebbi state government, has attributed the high rate of child hawking in the State, to the influx of children from Niger and Benin republic. The Kebbi state Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Magawata Aliero, who disclosed this in an interview...

German govt. donates €15m to education for conflict affected children in Nigeria

The German Government has announced a new contribution of 15 million euros to UNICEF Nigeria, to support the provision of quality and equitable basic education and strengthen the resilience of the most vulnerable communities, especially children, in Adamawa and...

Closure of Schools in North-East Nigeria Threatens a Lost Generation of Children-UNICEF

The world's leading organization working for children in danger, UNICEF, Friday warned that the continued closure of schools in the north-east of Nigeria, threatens to create "a lost generation of children, threatening the country's future" if nothing was done. The agency's...
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NNPC gets thumbs-up for ‘Operation White’

  The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Kano State chapter, has praised the NNPC for ensuring the success...
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What You Need to Know About Robert O’Brien New U.S National Security Adviser

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Robert C. O'Brien as the new U.S National Security Adviser, NSA.   Trump  revealed last week that he asked former NSA...

” The king has returned to the top, says Fury after defeating Wilder

  The 31-year-old Briton twice knocked down reigning champion Wilder before finally claiming victory in the seventh round when the American's corner threw in the...

SERAP, others sue Gbajabiamila, Reps over ‘plan to spend N5.04bn on 400 exotic cars’  

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 192 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to “restrain...

Saving Lives : NNPC Donates Tissue Transplant Medical Equipment Worth Over N200M to Kano Teaching Hospital

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) donated tissue typing and cross match laboratory equipment worth over N200 million to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH)...