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17 children die as boat capsizes in Sokoto

 By Habibu Harisu Sokoto, May 9, 2023 No fewer than 17 boys and girls have died when a boat they were traveling in capsized in Dandeji river in Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The Council Chairman, Alhaji Aliyu Dantani, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria …

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UNICEF, UK Government float new project to protect children in north-east Nigeria

ABUJA, 28 March 2023 A humanitarian intervention focused on providing integrated food, nutrition sanitation and protection services in Nigeria’s north-east region will empower over 300,000 mothers and caregivers. The intervention aims to enhance dietary practices, home-based malnutrition screening skills, provision of high impact lifesaving nutrition interventions (such as early identification …

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