September 21, 2017

#ZeroHunger: We Need To Feed Better, Increase Peace And Achieve Food Security

Undernourishment in its various forms is a worrisome trend though thankfully the rate of stunting among children around the world has reduced according to statistics from the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO. Having said that, stunting still affects almost one in four children under the age of five years; malnourished […]
May 22, 2017

N45 Billion Needed To Save Severely Malnourished Children – UNICEF

About N45bn, approximately $142m at the rate of N315 per dollar is needed for procurement of Ready To Use Food (RUTF) to save two million severely malnourished children in Nigeria. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which made the disclosure, said it has been able to reach about 500,000 SAM children […]
August 26, 2016

UNICEF #StopChildMalnutritionNigeria media dialogue holds

To ensure that the Nigerian child grows up healthy to attain full potentials in life, the president Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has improved funding for nutrition. Represented by the head of the Nigerian Child Right Information Bureau, Mrs. Rose Madu, in a two-day Media Dialogue on Malnutrition in Nigeria, which kicked […]
August 3, 2016

South African pastor dies after going on a fast to break Jesus Christ’s record

In a determined bid to break the record set by Jesus Christ of Nazareth, a 44-year-old popular South African pastor, Alfred Ndlovu, has died of malnutrition following a dry fasting that lasted for 30 days. The cleric left home on June 17 for a nearby bush to prayer just like […]
July 30, 2016

Nigeria: Another chained child rescued in Ogun state

10-year-old Promise Udeh on Thursday, was rescued by the Ogun Police Command. She was found chained in a house at Saraki, Adigbe area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, after neighbours alerted the police.  This is coming barely a week after a nine-year-old boy, Korede Taiwo, chained by his father, Francis, for […]
July 25, 2016

Celestial Church of Christ responds to chained 9-year-old report

The Celestial Church of Christ has spoken concerning the report of one of their pastors, Francis Taiwo, and his chained nine-year-old son, Korede Taiwo, who for weeks without food at the Key of Joy Parish, Ajiwo, Ajibawo in Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State. In the statement released […]
July 25, 2016

Why I chained my 9-year-old son- Celestial Church Pastor speaks

Pastor Francis Taiwo was arrested  for chaining and starving his 9-year old boy Korede  after the little boy was found by officials of the National Security and Civil Defence Corps on July 22. He had now spoken as to why he did so. The pastor of a CCC church in Ogun […]
July 21, 2016

Aisha Buhari fights malnutrition in Nigeria with her ‘GET INVOLVED’ programme

The wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Buhari on Wednesday July 21, launched the “GET INVOLVED” project of her Future Assured NGO designed to provide solutions to problems of malnutrition among children in the country.  According to a UNICEF report, 2.5 Million Nigerian children suffer from malnutrition with about 500,000 […]