Thursday, January 2, 2020

26,039 babies born on New Year’s Day in Nigeria ― UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 26,039 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year’s Day.

UNICEF’s Nigeria Representative, Mr Peter Hawkins, said this yesterday in a statement.

Nigerian babies would account for almost seven per cent of the estimated 392,078 babies to be born on New Year’s Day globally.

Hawkins said that this figure is the third-highest number of babies in the world, after India with 67,385; and China, 46,299.