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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has compensated the families of six police officers lynched in Lagos State in the wake of the violence that trailed the recent nationwide EndSARS protests with N10 million each, totaling N60 million.
In commemoration of the 2020 World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, on Tuesday, urged government, donors and stakeholders to intensify efforts toward ending the scourge by 2030.
United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, on Tuesday, said key populations such as sex workers and gay men accounted for 50 per cent of new HIV cases in the world.
The United States has said more than $6bn has been invested in Nigeria’s HIV/AID control, even as more than one million women and children are currently on HIV treatment through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
While COVID-19 has devastated communities worldwide and remained in the spotlight since last year, the world must keep fighting to protect gains made against HIV/AIDS—a pandemic that has been raging for over 30 years and remains a global public health crisis.
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Monday in Abuja advocated the adoption of simple household health practices that would change poor health behaviours and reduce disease burden.
Antonio Conte is in the firing line with another Champions League failure looming as his Inter Milan side head to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Tuesday with their hopes of reaching the knock-out stage hanging by a thread.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says it will inaugurate additional two youth-friendly centres in Lagos State to enhance sexual and reproductive health information and services for youths.
Pathfinder International has urged Federal Government to decentralise her policies on implementation of Family Planning (FP) measures, considering the country’s cultural and religious diversity.
On the same day, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, while speaking at the 55th Annual Bankers Dinner organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in Lagos, predicted a two per cent growth in the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021.
Nigeria-based fintech solution, NowNow, has said that it will continue to upgrade its services to attune to current realities, such that will drive economic and social growth.
No fewer than 40,000 youths in Nigeria will benefit from the Young Africa Works–International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) project, established to secure job in agri-food value chains.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government has fulfilled the conditions required for the World Bank loan.
Governor Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has emphasized the need for strategic preparedness against pathogens of high consequence and infectious disease as key in strengthening Africa’s resilience in tackling emerging bio-security threats.
The amount, which according to TETFund, would be shared equally among the universities, is to enable them carry out research and development programmes that would contribute to national growth.
The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered the suspension of inbound commercial flights during a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, saying repatriation flights, however, would still go ahead.
Arsenal have been dealt yet another huge blow as manager Mikel Arteta has confirmed that the injury to Thomas Partey is worse than initially thought.
Gombe State Government has handed over 5.4 hectares of land to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the construction of a 200-bed capacity hospital and diagnostics centre along Gombe bypass road.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for his Political will and commitment he has so far exhibited on the actualization of the Kolmani Oil Well Project in the Benue trough of the Gongola basin.
The Cable News Network has retracted its initial report, which said operatives of the Nigerian Army killed 38 persons at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos State on October 20, 2020.