Tag: CHILDREN

Nigeria Overtakes India as World Capital for Under-five Deaths

  Nigeria has overtaken India as the world capital for under-five deaths, according to the 2020 mortality estimates released by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The development comes two years…

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Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Military of Subjecting Children to Torture in North-east

A global rights group, Amnesty International, has condemned the treatment of children arrested for allegedly engaging in terrorism, accusing the Nigerian military of subjecting children to torture in prolonged and…

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Over 900 children may die daily in Nigeria, Says UNICEF

UNICEF added that Nigeria could record about 6,800 more maternal deaths in just six months. In a statement, UNICEF said, “the estimate is based on an analysis by researchers from…

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