The United Nations has again called on government at all levels, civil society organisations, as well as traditional and religious leaders to join together and end the scourge of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting in Nigeria.
The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF has launched an appeal to raise the sum of $3.3 billion for emergency assistance for the 48 million children living through some of the world’s worst conflicts and other crises.
The Borno State government and the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF,has opened a learning centre for thousands of children who were affected by the Boko Haram Insurgency in Mafa and Jere local government areas of the state.
Top officials of the United Nations in Nigeria on Thursday stormed the Government House Maiduguri, Borno State, for a fence mending meeting with the governor, Kashim Shettima, following his criticism of their humanitarian operations in the state.
New facts have emerged on why the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday attacked some United Nations Agencies and Non-Governmental Organisations as working against humanitarian efforts in the state.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has lambasted some Non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, including United Nations agencies, such as UNICEF, for failing to justify the huge funds they claim to have expended on victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East region.