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No fewer than 1,131 pregnant women have been tested positive to the dreaded and incurable HIV disease in Lagos State, Health Commissioner, Dr. Jide Idris, disclosed at the weekend.
Researchers say they have discovered a HIV antibody that can suppress the virus for nearly six months without additional treatment.
Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Professor Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has advocated that the nation’s National Health Insurance Scheme, (NHIS) should capture persons facing medically confirmed infertility problems.
A group, Aviation Round Table (ART) says Nigeria needs strong carriers to reap the benefits of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).
A group, the Aviation Round Table (ART) on Sunday said economic recession was responsible for the 26 per cent drop in Nigeria’s air passenger traffic in 2017.
Stakeholders in the aviation sector have called on the Federal Government to beef up security at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, following recent alleged poaching of aircraft and stealing of baggage.
A pressure group, the Aviation Round Table (ART) has urged the Federal Government to speed up the establishment of a new national carrier and conclude the concession of some airports.
Kenya on Friday said that the country had secured 380 million dollars from the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDs, Malaria and Tuberculosis that are leading cause of deaths in the East African Nation.
Cameroon has slapped a $6.6 million (FCFA3.6 billion) sanction on South Africa’s telecom giant MTN for failing to respect mobile phone identification procedures and the use of radio frequencies
The Borno chapter of the Network of Persons Living with HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWAN), says more than 16, 000 members of the organisation died in the past three years in Borno.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit is not a problem but opportunity for the private sector to exploit and make significant contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The United States federal aviation administration has given Nigerian airlines a 65-day ultimatum to resolve specified security issues or risk being barred from flying to its country.
The Mozambique is prepared to deal with any cases of the deadly disease Ebola, the Ministry spokesperson, Lidia Chongo, told a Maputo press conference.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi welcomes the idea of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, who he called "one of the best players at the moment," joining him at the Camp Nou.
The peace pact in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State was concretised on Saturday with the election of a 37-member State Executive Committee for the party by consensus during its state congress in Uyo.
There was pandemonium in Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday during the Imo Awka annual cultural celebration, as cult members killed about 15 persons.
Nigeria’s electricity sector loses N24 billion monthly to the electricity-generator market despite the 60 million generating sets used in the nation’s urban environment, according to Olufemi Ashipa, Vice President, Marketing, Lumos Nigeria.
A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has said that defeating President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections will be easy.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Commercial Tricycle Operators Association are partnering to check criminal activities in Kaduna State, the corps Head of Operations in the state, Umar Galadunci, has said.
Malaysian police teams have raided two residences of former Prime Minister Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur late on Wednesday, with searches still continuing into Thursday.
The Nigerian military Wednesday warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) protesting against the detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, not to disturb the peace and security of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Five persons have been killed in Mandariri, a community in Konduga LGA of Borno State, following a suicide bomb attack.