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United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has commended Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State for the high premium placed on healthcare system, especially in transforming the secondary health centres to meet international standards in the state.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commended the United States government for working with the state government to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the State.
The United States of America has sought the support of the Akwa Ibom State Government to fight HIV/AIDs and other diseases in the next one year.
Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.
Wife of the Oyo State Governor, Mrs Tamunominini Makinde, says she will scale up HIV/AIDS response to put an end to the epidemic in the nearest future.
A nonprofit organization, Lawyers Alert Nigeria, has dragged the Federal Government to court over non-implementation of HIV workplace policy by employers of labour in the country.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) says that Mr Odemu Efe, a Nigerian serving a five-year prison sentence in an Ethopian prison died of HIV/AIDS.
A new study has confirmed that young men between ages 25 and 29 are most likely to transmit HIV in sub-Saharan African.
No fewer than 91 people tested positive for HIV/AIDS in Ogun during an HIV/AIDS Expanded Preventive Awareness Project conducted from July 8 to July 17 in the state.
The national director, HIV/AIDs Division, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr Araoye Segilola, restated the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s commitment to the eradication of HIV/AIDs epidemics by 2030, to reach its zero infection target.
An Abuja based demographer, Mr Adebayo Oluwadare, has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to set right policies that would equip the nation to address challenges faced by the ageing population.
Counterfeit drugs have been identified as major threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals 4, 5 and 6 targeted at reducing infant mortality and improved maternal health in the country.
President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday much the same way he rode to power in 2016 -- with a raucous, nationalist rally stirring fear of illegal immigration and vowing to fight for blue collar workers.
Fast growing domestic carrier Dana Air has received its newly acquired 737-300 aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), in Ikeja, Lagos.
Wilfred Ndidi is confident that Leicester City will come back stronger after Manchester United put an end to their unbeaten run in the new season on Saturday at the Old Trafford.
The police in Lagos have arrested a 29-year-old man who allegedly paraded himself as an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Three people died and 44 others were missing after a tourist boat capsized in a southern Indian river on Sunday, police said, as rescuers frantically searched for survivors.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday said it has uncovered another genocide plot in Isiama Afara ukwu Ibeku Umuahia, Abia State, the ancestral home of it’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has discovered ghost workers in local government councils payrolls placed in senior grade levels 15 and above.
Thomas Partey has become a football owner after purchasing Alcobendas Sport alongside three other co-owners.
Suspected armed bandits in the early hours of Wednesday attacked the residence of the Matazu Local Government Council chairman, Alhaji Kabir Matazu, in Katsina State; killing the security guard of his house.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the Extra Ordinary ECOWAS Summit on Counter Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The presidential election petition tribunal says there is no evidence that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) transmitted results of the last presidential election to any server.