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One in three kids worldwide exposed to lead poisoning – Report

New research has shown that about one in three children worldwide has been high levels of lead in their blood, putting their mental and physical health at risk. The...

UNICEF Scores Nigeria, others low on child protection

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned of an “immediate threat” to children’s welfare worldwide, ranking Nigeria among the bottom six...

Africa’s first Drone and Data Academy opens in Malawi

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has opened the first African Drone and Data Academy (ADDA) in Lilongwe, Malawi capital, as part of efforts to promote...

UNICEF estimates 26,039 babies to be born in Nigeria on New Year Day

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has estimated that 26,039 babies would be born in Nigeria on New Year Day. The UNICEF Nigeria Representative, Peter...

Global Child, Maternal Death Reduces – UN

The United Nations says thanks improved access to affordable, quality health services, the number of pregnant women or new mothers and young children who die each year...

Over eight million children are out of school in Nigeria – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have eight million out-of-school children. The states are...