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Cross River to attain Open Defecation-Free status in 2023

The Cross River Government is looking forward to achieving Open Defecation-Free (ODF) status in all the 18 Local Government Areas of the State by 2023. The Director-General of Rural, Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWATSSA), Mr Ita Ikpeme, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar. Ikpeme, […]
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Nigeria accounts for 45% out-of-school children in West Africa, says UNICEF

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that Nigeria accounts for 45 per cent of the growing number of out-of school children in West Africa. Citing the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) data report, UNICEF noted that while southern states have an average of 11 per cent of children aged between six and […] …

MTN Foundation awards scholarships to students

MTN Foundation awards scholarships to students

According to a recent research by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF, Nigeria has the highest number of out of school children in the world with the figure of about 13.5 million, which is very alarming for a country that aims at being on the forefront of economic and technological advancement in the foreseeableRead More …

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