Tag: UNICEF

UN World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The agency was recognized “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force to prevent…

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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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UNICEF Appoints Cobhams Asuquo National Ambassador

Award-winning Nigerian musician, producer, and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo has been appointed as the National Ambassador to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). UNICEF Nigeria Representative, Mr Peter Hawkins announced the…

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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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