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Cash Transfer: NGO disburses N2.5m to 250 HIV/AIDS patients in Nasarawa

A Non-governmental Organization, NGO, Child Education and Community Development Initiative, CECDI, has disbursed N2.5million as unconditional cash transfer assistance to 250 HIV/AIDS patients drawn from Nasarawa, Keffi and Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

FG, UN sign MoU on HIV/AIDS

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on how to decisively win the war against...

Nigeria, 4th country with highest HIV/AIDS victims – Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Thursday said Nigeria had been ranked the 4th country with the highest number of people living with HIV/AIDS.

Nigeria’s HIV indices have improved in 5 years – NACA

Sani Aliyu, Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, on Friday in Abuja said Nigeria’s HIV indices had improved in the last...

87 die of HIV/AIDS in Niger, says official

The Niger Government on Monday said 87 persons have lost their lives to HIV/ AIDS in the state this year. Muhammad Sidi, the Permanent Secretary,...

747,853 Nigerian women on HIV treatment — NACA

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,...

Police arrest man who infected more than 200 people with HIV

An HIV-positive man who might have consciously passed on the deadly virus to more than 200 sexual partners has been arrested in Italy. A spokesman...

America supports Nigerian govt with N32bn to conduct HIV/AIDS census

The exercise, which is the largest survey of HIV/AIDS in the world, will take place across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

25 Nigerian experts trained on HIV rapid test kits

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria, IHVN, on Thursday said it has trained 25 medical experts on post market validation of HIV rapid test...

UNICEF, NOA mobilises journalists to fight HIV among AYPs in Kaduna

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have mobilised 43 journalists to check the increasing prevalence of HIV/AIDS among...

More than 90 percent ignorant of HIV status in Kaduna – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Monday that less than 10 per cent of young people in Kaduna State knew their HIV...

Gov Obaseki vows to curb HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Edo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Thursday pledged his administration’s readiness to reduce the state’s HIV/Aids prevalence rate of about 4.1 to below the...

Fulfill promise of funding HIV/AIDS tests, treatments, Nigeria govt urged

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AHF, on Monday urged the Federal Government and other stakeholders to fulfill their pledge to fund the testing and treatment...

US allocates $490 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, says no person will be abandoned

The United States government has allocated $400 million to scale up treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, the Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS...

Lagos to conduct door-to-door HIV/AIDS survey

The Lagos State Agency for the Control of AIDS, LSACA, has said it will launch the first Lagos AIDS Survey, LAGAIS, in order to...

Swazi king marries 14th wife

Swaziland’s King Mswati the III has married 19-year-old Siphelele Mashwama, daughter of Swaziland cabinet minister, Jabulile Mashwama as his 14th wife. According to sources this...

Zanzibar arrests 20 for ‘homosexuality’: police

"They are implicated in homosexuality. We arrested them and are busy interrogating them. The police cannot turn a blind eye to this practice," said...

I married HIV positive wife for love, man tells court

A businessman, Emeka Ndu, on Tuesday told a Jikwoyi Customary Court, Abuja, that he 'blindly married an HIV positive wife out of love.' Mr Ndu...

Women’s Day: Kano treats 17,379 HIV positive women

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Kano State Agency for the Control of AIDS, SACA, is supervising the treatment of about 17,379 women living with HIV...

Under 18 marriage dangerous, minister warns

By Mustapha Adamu, Kano The minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has said that parents who marry off their daughters below the age of 18...

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