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STATEMENT - UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria
ABUJA, Nigeria, 13 January 2011 - About 54,000 severely malnourished children in seven drought-affected, northern Nigerian states will benefit from emergency aid funded by a 3-million Euro grant from the European Commission for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO).

UNICEF receives 3 million Euros from ECHO to fight Child malnutrition in Northern Nigeria
ABUJA, Nigeria, 13 January 2011 - About 54,000 severely malnourished children in seven drought-affected, northern Nigerian states will benefit from emergency aid funded by a 3-million Euro grant from the European Commission for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO).

Working with Governors, UNICEF promotes child-friendly governance systems in Nigeria
ABUJA, Nigeria, 11 February 2011 - Governors in Nigeria have stepped up for children by signing an agreement (MOU) with UNICEF to promote their best interests.

Government of Japan partners UNICEF to boost immunization of children and pregnant women against killer diseases
LAGOS, Nigeria, 17 February 2011 - The Lagos State Ministry of Health and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency today commissioned five vaccine cold stores as part of the national cold chain rehabilitation plan.

Nigeria: UNICEF Executive Director launches first-ever national child health week
Abuja, 31 July 2009 – UNICEF Executive Director, Ann M. Veneman and the Nigerian Health Minister, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin, launched the first ever National Health Week in Nigeria which will take place 1 to 8 August, 2009.

Nigeria: UNICEF Chief commemorates Breastfeeding week by promoting better nutrition and child health
Kebbi State, Nigeria, 31 July 2009 - UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman emphasized the contribution that breastfeeding can make to improving children’s nutrition, health and development, in Nigeria today at the start of World Breastfeeding Week.

UNICEF Executive Director Veneman visits Northern Nigeria and announces $1.8 million to address malnutrition
Abuja, Nigeria, 3 August 2009 – UNICEF Executive Director Ann Veneman, concluding a visit to the northern states of Kebbi and Sokoto in Nigeria, announced $1.85 million in additional support for UNICEF nutrition programmes.

Nigeria: Together we can fight the scourge of Malaria
Abuja/Nigeria, April 25, 2008 - World Malaria Day this year in Nigeria took a new and different dimension. The novel feature is the introduction of a “Malaria torch”.

Nigeria: Nigeria Girls’ Education Initiative (NGEI) State Chapters launched
Bauchi, 28 March, 2008: In a concerted effort to address gender disparity in girls’ education in northern Nigeria, the Bauchi State Government, the Federal Ministry of Education (FME), UNICEF and Civil Society Organizations, today launched...

 

 
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