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IOM, BIC Bring Color to Lives of Displaced Populations in North-East Nigeria

Lagos– On Thursday, 11 June, the world’s leading stationary brand BIC donated 28,000 writing and coloring items to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The donation—color pencils, pens and whiteboard markers—will support IOM’s mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) to internally displaced people (IDPs). In Nigeria’s embattled north-east, millions of people continue to endure the […]

Health

Social stigma threatens COVID-19 response but patients heal faster with everyone’s support

Abuja, 12 June 2020 – Fatima Mustapha a 25-year-old student from Kano state who recently recovered from COVID-19 in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is facing serious challenges of stigma amongst her friends and even family. The emotional turmoil of this experience has made her become withdrawn, keeping to herself in her family house. […]

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Many Families Will Resort to Child Labour Over COVID-19 Pandemic- UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says many families will resort to child labour as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally. Mr Mark Hereward, UNICEF’s Associate Director, Data and Analytics, Division of Data, Analytics, Planning and Monitoring, made this known in a statement on Friday in Lagos. Hereward spoke in commemoration of […]