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The report was jointly published by WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Violence against Children, and the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children.
The Country Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), Dr. Erasmus Morah, has revealed that out of the 120,000 Lagos residents living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV/AIDS 60,000 are yet to show up for treatment and are still at large.
The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), administered by the Centres for Disease Control, Department of Defence, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) are set to identify and provide treatment to at least 60,000 people living with HIV in Lagos State.
United States Consular General, Claire Pierangelo, has called for the removal of user-fees for people living with HIV/AIDS in the country.
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 Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, on Sunday, at the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington disclosed that proceeds from the Federal Government’s second $15 billion Green Bond will be used in financing agriculture, power, health and water resources sectors of the economy before the end of 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has resolved to move its Kano U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) operations to Rivers in a renewed effort to control HIV/AIDS in the oil rich state.
The South-south geopolitical zone has the highest HIV prevalence among adults age 15 to 64 years in the country with 3.1 percent, while the Northwest had the lowest prevalence rate with 0.6 percent.
The high economic cost of violence against children in Nigeria was revealed in a report launched jointly on Thursday by UNICEF and the federal government in Abuja.
The United States on Monday said that Nigeria might be closer to achieving HIV epidemic control than previously thought.
Some seven hundred and forty-seven thousand, eight hundred and fifty-three females are among the 1,090,233 people on Anti-Retroviral (ARV) treatment in Nigeria by June, National Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, says.
The Federal Government on Tuesday inaugurated a one year roadmap National HIV Treatment and Prevention of mother to Child Transmission of HIV to galvanise Nigeria’s HIV treatment efforts towards achieving the 90-90-90 targets.
The federal government has been called upon to look into the handling and disbursement of funds meant for the HIV/AIDS programmes in the country.
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A Cameroonian commercial sex worker has been repatriated to her Country over lack of valid documents.
The Chairman of the Bakassi Local Government Council in Cross River, Mr Amboni Iyadim, on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to hearken to the voices of the displaced people of Bakassi and resettle them permanently.
The Ogun State Government has suspended the weekend lockdown in the state and ordered the reopening of worship centres.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the nation needs more weapons and platforms to win the insurgency war.
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has piled the pressure on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, after the manager said he would not be a failure if he is unable to deliver a Champions League title for the Etihad outfit.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against an act contrary to the provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) in the trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN.
Rt. Revd Manasses Okere, Bishop, Anglican Diocese, Isiukwuato in Abia, has said that the Coronavirus pandemic was a blessing in disguise as it created room for domestic church to thrive.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would love Manchester United to round off the coronavirus-affected season by winning the Europa League which he says will be the proudest moment of his life.
President Muhammadu Buhari and some state governors on Tuesday agreed that poverty and youth unemployment are the major causes of nationwide security challenges.
Miss Erochukwu Nwodo, former Miss Plateau, has pledged to showcase the rich cultural heritage of Northern Nigeria through pageantry.