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Zainab’s second chance

Thousands of conflict-affected youths in Borno are receiving literacy, numeracy and vocational skills Folashade Adebayo, Communication Officer, UNICEF Nigeria The 25-year-old woman who sat at the back of an informal learning centre in Kusheri community, Maiduguri in Borno State had a simple wish: to be able to spell her name and help her four oldest […]

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In Borno, teachers stand against trauma

After an intensive training on psychosocial support, teachers in Borno say they are better equipped to tackle anxiety and trauma in children. Folashade Adebayo, Communication Officer, UNICEF Nigeria She had written them off as uncooperative and difficult children. But after Talatu Maidoki, a teacher at the Kamsulum Junior Secondary School in Maiduguri, Borno State in […]

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Nigerians Mourn Ndubuisi Kanu

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has joined family and friends to mourn a former military administrator of Lagos and Imo states, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu, who died at the age of 77. President Buhari condoles with all professional colleagues of the gallant military officer, who distinguished himself in all positions and responsibilities during service. He […]

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Sokoto State Enrolls Over 75,000 Children To Basic Education In 2020

The Sokoto state government under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) has enrolled over seventy-five thousand children into basic schools in the state last year. The State government, under the programme, targets over 90,000 children for enrollment. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, stated the development at the official flag-off of BESDA enrolment drive campaign […]