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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17 October 2016 - For two and a half years they waited, with hopes kept alive by rumours of negotiations, an international campaign and their own deep faith.

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11 October 2016 - Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. A day earmarked by the United Nations for leaders across the globe to recognise the imperativeness of empowering and investing in the girl child. As Nigeria joins other nations to mark this year’s edition, stakeholders who appraised the impact of the celebration five years on avowed that until the country widens access to girl child education, it might continue to witness a delay in developmental and sustainable goals.

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26 September 2016 - The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has observed an increase in violence against children in Nigeria, and attributed rising youth restiveness in the country to the phenomenon.

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15 September 2016 - The Girl Generation (TGG), Child Health Advocacy Initiative (CHAI) and the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) have launched an initiative, National Anti Female Genital Mutilation Youth Network in Nigeria (NAFGMYNN) to help tackle the menace.

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DAKAR, 25 août 2016 – Les années de violences de Boko Haram dans le bassin du Lac Tchad ont engendré une crise humanitaire qui se dégrade, avec 1,4 million d’enfants déplacés et au moins 1 million d’enfants toujours piégés dans des zones inaccessibles, selon un rapport de l’UNICEF.

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DAKAR, 25 August 2016 - Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa’s Lake Chad basin have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million still trapped in hard-to-reach areas, UNICEF said in a report released today.

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04 August 2016 – As part of activities to mark World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said more than five million newborns in Nigeria are deprived of essential nutrients and antibodies that protect them from disease and death as they are not being exclusively breastfed.

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