Chief of Army Staff Buratai
AHMED MARI, Maiduguri
In compliance with Human Right and International Laws, the Nigerian Army has handed over 184 children and women associated with armed group in the course of its war against insurgency in the Northwest to the Borno state government and United Nations for onward, rehabilitation and integration back to the society.
BILL DANJUMA, Gombe
Acting Secretary to the Gombe state Government, Mr. James Pisagih has commended the working partnership between the State and the United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF in improving the welfare of women and children.
JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
The House of Representatives Committee on HealthCare Services and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund UNICEF and other relevant stakeholders on health have decried the prevalence of malnutrition particularly on maternal/ child healthcare delivery in Nigeria.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said negotiations are ongoing for the release of more Chibok schoolgirls still in the custody of the Boko Haram terrorists.
The United Nations International Children Emergency Fund, UNICEF, on Monday said that 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria and three other countries.
Dozens of children who were trapped in an orphanage in the rebel-held enclave of east Aleppo have been evacuated, UNICEF said.
The Presidential Initiative for the North East, PINE, stinks of corruption and poor accountability standards thus hindering efforts at addressing the humanitarian crisis and rebuilding infrastructure in the region, lawmakers have said.