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US Govt Releases $65.5m to Tackle HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

BY LAIDE AKINBOADE The United States of America (USA) said it has released $65.5 million to Nigeria to control Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), support good governance, and insurgency. In a statement released by the US embassy in Abuja, the USA said the money released would help …

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Lassa Fever Claims One in Delta, Two Quarantined

From Nosa Akenzu,Asaba Delta State Government on Monday confirmed fresh outbreak of the dreaded Lassa fever, saying that a woman Mrs Roseline Ekev, a native of Umuolu community,Ndokwa East local government of the state who had contacted   the disease since August this year, has died. The state government also said  …

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Nigeria Needs N959bn to End Open Defecation In 10 Years – UNICEF

By LAIDE AKINBOADE The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that Nigeria needs to urgently address it’s open defecation challenges. The International agency further disclosed that 47 million Nigerians openly defecate, pointing that the nation needs about N959 billion to correct the  error  in 10 years. Zaid Jurji, Chief of …

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