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1.9m Nigerians living with HIV/AIDs - NACA

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 [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


National HIV/AIDs programme receives support

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 [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


Having more children slows down aging process

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 [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


IWD: Africa needs to do more to ensure gender balance – WHO

 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. [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


Man remanded over an alleged breach of trust

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.

Onw [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


Our assessment of presidential, NASS election – FCT residents

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 [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019


Saraki denies congratulating APC senator-elect

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 [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


TB: USAID, group partner on reporting

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 [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


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