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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have mobilised 43 journalists to check the increasing prevalence of HIV/AIDS among Adolescent and Young Persons (AYPs) in Kaduna State.
The officer in-charge of UNICEF Field Office, Kaduna, Dr Idris Baba, on Tuesday said the organisation has scaled up support to tackle high HIV prevalence among adolescents in seven local government areas of Kaduna State.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that less than 10 per cent of young people in Kaduna State knew their HIV status.
The police in Niger State on Saturday said they rescued Malam Haruna Gizo, the village head of Unguwan Gizo of Kagara Local Government Area of the state and three others from their abductors.
The police in Katsina have arrested five herdsmen from the Republic of Niger for grazing their cattle on a farmland in the state.
The police in Delta State investigating the kidnapping of four British missionaries said yesterday that they had arrested two persons suspected of involvement while a third was killed in a shoot-out at the gang’s hideout.
The Police Thursday paraded 16 suspect for their involvement in kidnapping, armed robbery and car snatching.
Kaduna State Government on Wednesday said it would punish those circulating false images of crisis victims on social media platforms aimed at inciting people to violence in the state.
Manchester City moved 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League as they registered a 16th straight win with a thumping 4-1 success over Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced an intensive bombardment of the hideouts of Boko Haram terrorists in northern Borno and the Sambisa general area in an operation codenamed Operation Ruwan Wuta III.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has reacted to a report on social media that some cadets of the Academy abscond from the institution for days and keep their military uniforms and other items with herdsmen.
ECOWAS said that it spent more than 101.73 million dollars from May 2012 to Nov. 2017 on its mission in Guinea Bissau.
More than 3,000 colourfully decorated horses and camels from Northern royalty were used today for the grand durbar to mark the Kaduna centenary celebration.
Apple has confirmed acquiring Shazam, a London-based app that allows smartphone users to identify music, for a reported $400m.
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Initiative (CCMAI), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to mitigate the causes of climate change.
South Africa’s High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the anti-corruption watchdog for an official inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government.
The German Football Association (DFB) announced yesterday that each member of its squad will receive a €350,000 bonus should Germany defend its World Cup title next year in Russia, reports AFP.
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has struck out the criminal charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against a serving judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa.