The Director General, National Agency for the Control of AIDs, NACA, Sani Aliyu, has revealed that about 1.9 million Nigerians are currently HIV positive in the country.
He made this known in Abuja during the presentation of the survey result obtained from the recent survey conducted.&nbs [...]
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has received donation of official vehicles and upgraded office structure from WHO, USAID, UNICEF and PEFPFAR in support of the fight against HIV/ AIDs in Nigeria.
Receiving the donation in Abuja, the minister said the donation was [...]
A study by Simon Fraser University researchers suggests that the number of children born to a woman influences the rate at which her body ages.
The study led by health sciences professor Pablo Nepomnaschy and postdoctoral researcher Cindy Barha found that women who give birth to more surviving [...]
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has called on African countries to do more in resolving gender disparity in the continent.
WHO Africa Regional Director, Matshidiso Moeti, made the call in Abuja on Friday at a press briefing in commemoration of the International Women’s Day, IWD. [...]
A Karshi Grade One Area Court in Abuja, has remanded a 42 year old businessman, Timothy Onwumere, in Keffi prison for allegedly intimidating and duping his girlfriend of N840,000.
The magistrate, Aliyu Kagarko, ordered he be remand in prison and adjourned
the case to March 22.
On February 23, 2019, Nigerians overwhelmingly elected the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari, and members of the National Assembly, in an election that has divided citizens over allegations of irregularities, violence and falsification of results. As members of the opposition still grapple [...]
Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has denied reports that Mr Saraki congratulated APC senator-elect, Ibrahim Oloriegbe.
Oloriegbe, the APC candidate, who contested against Mr Saraki in Saturday’s National Assembly election, w [...]
The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme, NTBLCP, in collaboration with the Breakthrough ACTION BA, and USAID funded project has organised a capacity building workshop for health reporters on reporting and content development for TB in Nigeria.
The four-day workshop was aim [...]
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