DAKAR / NEW YORK / GENEVA, 12 April 2017 – The number of children used in ‘suicide’ attacks in the Lake Chad conflict has surged to 27 in the first quarter of 2017, compared to nine over the same period last year, UNICEF said in a new report released today.

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AWKA, 10 March 2017 - The federal and state legislatures have been urged to enact laws against female genital mutilation (FGM) across the country.

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27 January 2017 - Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has inaugurated a 17-man Advocacy and Community Engagement Forum to promote child rights, survival, development and protection.

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KADUNA, 25 January 2017 - About one million Nigerian children die every year mostly from preventable diseases including pneumonia, tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B infection, whooping cough, measles and meningitis among others, the President of Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Dr. Ngozi Ibeziako has said.

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8 January 2017 - Sunday marks a 1,000 days since 276 Nigerian girls were abducted from a school in the country's northeast by Boko Haram fighters.

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8 January 2017 - Three years after the National Health Act was signed into law in 2014, the much anticipated benefits are yet to be felt by Nigerians.

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28 November 2016 - The federal government, including development partners and diplomatic corps is to launch a national campaign to end child marriage in Nigeria and other countries where its prevalent today in Abuja.

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ABUJA, 18 November 2016 - The Federal Government has launched three new policy documents to tackle health of newborns. They are Nigeria Every Newborn Action Plan, Essential Newborn Care Course (ENCC) training package and National Chlorhexidine Scale Up Strategy document.

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17 octobre 2016 – Les 21 lycéennes de Chibok, libérées après plus de deux ans entre les mains de la secte islamiste nigériane Boko Haram, ont retrouvé leur famille dimanche à Abuja et raconté leur difficile condition de détention.

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4 octobre 2016 - La vie a repris son cours normal dans l’État de Borno, au nord-est du Nigeria, fief du groupe terroriste Boko Haram, après la réouverture ce lundi 3 octobre, des établissements scolaires, deux ans après l’enlèvement des 276 lycéennes de Chibok.

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