Thursday, 7th December 2023


1 Dec
The hullabaloo the advent of the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) generated may have petered considerably, but there is no denying the fact that the scourge is still ravaging. With no cure, or effective vaccine in sight yet, dwindling donor funds, and an alleged spike in prevalence at the…
27 Nov
In the lead up to December 1, 2023, World AIDS Day, with the global theme ‘Let Communities Lead’ and domesticated in Nigeria as ‘Communities Leadership to end AIDS by 2030’ reflects the country’s recognition of the importance and the significant role of communities
26 Nov
• Over 40 million people have died since HIV was discovered in 80’s — UNAIDS The Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr Gambo Aliyu, has said that Nigeria is progressing towards ending Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as a public health problem by 2030, and has made commendable success,…
9 Nov
Stakeholders are unanimous that Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), if untreated, has gone from certain death sentences to chronic disease people can live with.
28 Jul
United States Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, Dr. John Nkengasong, has assured that, in partnership with Nigeria, the Abuja Declaration will be achieved by 2030. Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy leads implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which is the U.S.…
6 Jul
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, a new virus (HIV) that caused the devastating disease, AIDs had emerged and spread around the world. The impact of this new virus on people and the economy was only just becoming obvious.
20 Apr
Ahead of World Malaria Day (WMD), the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria, yesterday, warned that the epidemiology of malaria, a disease that kills one child every minute, is shifting, making it more difficult to predict, prevent and control outbreaks.
14 Feb
As people mark the 2023 Valentine's Day all over the world, the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), has cautioned against the contraction of HIV/AIDs disease.
10 Feb
Ahead of Valentine’s Day, next week, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is planning an in-person and virtual event to commemorate International Condom Day (ICD) 2023, which is held on Valentine’s eve, as an advocacy to highlight the importance of condoms...
22 Dec 2022
With recent reports showing a rise in new Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) cases in the country, public health experts have called for more awareness on new and improved prevention tools to mitigate spread of the virus in line with the global campaign to end AIDS epidemic by 2030. According to the…


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The need to provide and improve quality of service and customer experience is among the factors necessitating telecommunication network operators to continue to invest and expand their infrastructure and facilities. The demand for telecoms services as a result of increasing penetration of smartphones, uptake in broadband usage and digital migration, being fueled by the rapid…
23 mins ago
President of Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI), Olusola Owonikoko, has charged youths to be empowered as a driver of change in Nigeria. According to him, the future of the country lies on the youths.   Owonikoko gave this charge at the third Ambassador Walter Carrington yearly symposium and a pitch competition with the theme 'Innovate,…
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Actress and singer Vanessa Hudgens has officially tied the knot with her fiancé, professional baseball player Cole Tucker. The couple exchanged vows in a stunning ceremony held in Tulum, Mexico, earlier this week. News of the wedding broke over the weekend when several photos surfaced online showing Hudgens and Tucker celebrating their union with close…
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The Dangote Oil Refinery is finally set to commence fuel production as the first crude shipment arrives at the facility today, December 7, 2023.
1 hour ago
Despite scoring two goals in the 5-0 win against Nottingham Forest in Wednesday’s Premier League game Alex Iwobi finished second in the Fulham’s Man of the Match award.
1 hour ago
Nigerian rapper Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has revealed his aspirations for starting a family in the near future. In a recent interview with actress Chinasa Anukam, the 33-year-old artist confirmed his intention to settle down and hinted at welcoming children in the next three years. When directly asked, "Are you planning to settle…
1 hour ago
The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina will on Friday, 8th December, 2023 deliver the Convocation Lecture at the Second Veritas University Digital Innovations Exhibition and 12th Convocation Lecture in Abuja.
1 hour ago
Big Brother Naija star Bamike Adenibuyan, known to fans as BamBam, has bravely shared her experiences with preeclampsia and postpartum depression during her first pregnancy. In a recent interview with media personality Chude Jideownwo on his podcast, "With Chude," BamBam opened up about the physical and emotional challenges she faced. During her pregnancy with her…
1 hour ago
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Olayemi Cardoso, has approved the Apex Bank’s reviewed service Charter.
2 hours ago
A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has demanded that a proper audit of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) be carried out.