Wednesday, 29th March 2023
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1 Mar
As the Zero Discrimination Day holds today, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Lagos State chapter and Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) have called for an end to discrimination against women
1 Dec
As Nigeria joins the rest of the globe to mark World AIDS Day (WAD), today, it is estimated that no fewer than 1.8 million Nigerians are living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
29 Nov 2021
Infection rates of HIV are not slowing fast enough to reach the goal of eradicating AIDS by 2030, a report by the United Nations group to fight the disease said Monday.
14 Oct 2021
The Federal Government has expressed commitment to global drive to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and ensure zero new infections by 2025.
20 Jul 2021
A virologist and chairman, Expert Review Committee on COVID-19, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has faulted calls by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 (PSC) that six states and Abuja should be placed...
10 Mar 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured women of their pride of place in his administration. He gave the assurance yesterday when he received the Executive Director of the Joint United Nations
1 Dec 2020
Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030...
30 Nov 2020
Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer than 1.6 million Nigerians died of HIV/AIDS since the outbreak of the epidemic in 1985.
17 Sep 2020
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are collaborating with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
7 Jul 2020
A new report has revealed that the coronavirus pandemic and decline in donor funding for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) are derailing progress towards ending AIDS by 2030.
2 May 2020
Research and development of vaccine is a complex process. Usually it takes many years to develop a candidate vaccine. A vaccine may contain the weakened vaccine or parts of the virus.
1 Dec 2019
Today is World AIDS Day, and the theme of this year’s celebration is “Communities Make the Difference.”


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The president-elect, Bola Tinubu, has pledged to fulfill the promises he made to Nigerians during the presidential election in February 2023. Tinubu in a statement said that his campaign promises were not mere words but pledges he is committed to. He thanked the citizens for voting for him by giving him the honour of a…
1 hour ago
The 73-year-old grandmother, Iforiti Oloro, who allegedly did the unthinkable in Ondo State by setting her son, Victor, her daughter-in-law, Rachael, and her two grandchildren ablaze eight days ago, is dead. The septuagenarian was said to have given up the ghost while receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Owo. About a week ago,…
1 hour ago
The Lagos State Government has said that the will of the people prevailed in the last gubernatorial polls in the state, adding that the opposition parties are bad losers. The Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat stated this while fielding questions from journalists on Channels Television programme Sunrise Daily. Hamzat said that out of the 13,345…
1 hour ago
The Labour Party (LP) has reviewed downwards the cost of its nomination and expression of interest forms for governorship elections in Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi States from N25 million to 15 million. The party said it became expedient and instructive for it to do so, in order to lead by example adding that its Presidential…
1 hour ago
Nigerians have reacted to the $1.8 billion earmarked by the National Population Commission (NPC) for this year’s 2023 population and housing census, holding from May 3. NPC Chairman, Nasir Isa Kwarra, had said the need to provide the nation with accurate and reliable demographic data for policy formulation and planning for sustainable development could not…