• 13 per cent infant deaths linked to inadequate breastfeeding – UNICEF

    13 per cent infant deaths linked to inadequate breastfeeding – UNICEF

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that low exclusive breast feeding and inappropriate complementary feeding was responsible for increasing rate of stunted growth among children in Nigeria.

    Making a presentation at a workshop on child malnutrition at Ibadan, the UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, Mrs Ada Ezeogu, added that 33% of children are already stunted following reports by the National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHNS) survey of 2015.

    She further explained that children who are exclusively breastfed including with the right complementary […]

  • Recovered loot inadequate to revive economy – Minister

    Recovered loot inadequate to revive economy – Minister

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has explained that the looted fund recovered so far by government is far cry from what the country needs to revive the economy.

    The minister said this on Friday when he appeared on a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja.

    According to him, the amount of money recovered is always being made public.

    “What we have recovered and if my record is right is about N78 billion, and 3 million dollars.

    “We have […]