UNICEF Social Media Platform hits 2m users

UNICEF’s social media platform set up to engage communities on developments has hit two million Nigerian responders. According to UNICEF, the social platform which uses short message service (SMS) has about four million users globally, “More than half global U-Report responders are in Nigeria”. Launched in 2011, the platform known as U-Report, uses simple Short…

FG says 3 Monkeypox cases in Nigeria

Nigerians have been told to remain calm as Federal Government confirms three of 43 suspected cases of Monkeypox in the country even as one of the recovering case allegedly commits suicide. At a joint media briefing by Minister of Health Professor Isaac Adewole and Chief Executive/ Epidemiologist, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr Chikwe…

UNICEF Hails FG’s Program on Malnutrition

As global attention again focuses on the plight of the  girl child, the United d Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has thumbs up the action of first Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari and the National Assembly at determining to tackle the plague of malnutrition among Nigerian children. UNICEF which expressed concern at the estimated 2.5m Nigerian children under…