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Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey
The National Agency for Control of Aids (NACA) said on Tuesday that it would sample 88, 000 households in the country, in its latest Nigeria Aids Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS).
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), has revealed that Nigeria would soon know the true status of HIV prevalence in the country.
The Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Dr Sani Aliyu, says a total of 1.1 million Nigerians are currently on treatment for AIDS/HIV.
The Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Sanni Aliyu, says no fewer than 1.1million persons living with HIV/AIDS are currently on treatment in Nigeria.
UNAIDS Country Director for Nigeria, Dr Erasmus Morah, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to increase the funds allocated to HIV treatment in the 2018 budget from N1.5 billion to the required N7.5 billion.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the country’s security agencies to deal ruthlessly with thugs and anyone found attempting rig next Saturday’s presidential election.
The Action People’s Party and its National Chairman, Mr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, have urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to quash the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on campaigns by political parties till the new date of the presidential and National Assembly elections.
The police in Osun on Monday arraigned Lateef Ajetomobi, 43, and Saraju Yekini 33, in an an Osogbo Chief Magistrates Court for allegedly stealing 2,514 chickens.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of colluding with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Chief Dan Orbih, Edo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday alleged that thousands of unclaimed Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) in the State have been given out secretly by the electoral body to members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with a view to rigging the general elections.
The World Health Organization warned Thursday that efforts to halt the spread of measles were “backsliding”, with case numbers worldwide surging around 50 per cent last year.
Unknown gunmen have reportedly murdered Boniface Okloho, the All Progressives Congress chairman in Ohimini LGA of Benue State.
President of the Nigeria Referees Association, Tade Azeez, on Monday described the death of Taiwo Ogunjobi, a former Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary, as an irreparable loss.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Thursday, denied media reports that he wrote the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone all the forthcoming general elections apart from the presidential poll in Zamfara State.
Dr. Emeka Ononamadu, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu State, has disclosed that all the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) sensitive materials brought into the state would be kept under heavy security.