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Kaduna, UNICEF provide PMTCT services to 1,335 pregnant, breastfeeding women in 2020

The Kaduna State Government with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has provided Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) to 1,335 pregnant and breastfeeding women in the state in 2020. Mrs Nafisa Musa, Head of Reproductive Health and Family Planning, State...

Access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19 as AIDS response stalls – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says 73 countries have warned that they are at risk of stock-outs of Antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. WHO in a statement posted on its website said countries should seek...

London man second patient to be cured of HIV

A second patient has been cured of HIV after undergoing stem cell transplant treatment, doctors said Tuesday, after finding no trace of infection 30 months after he stopped traditional treatment. ALSO READ:Issa Aremu Praises Buhari Over Executive Order 009, Border...
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Jigawa Court remands 70-year-old man for alleged gross indecency

A Dutse Magistrate’s Court in Jigawa, on Monday, remanded a 70-year-old man at the Correctional Centre for...
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Kano Govt. establishes Gifted academy with 36 slots for 18 Northern states — Commissioner

Kano State Government has established a Gifted Academy that would admit five students from each of the 44 Local Government Areas (LGAs)...

Orlu Crisis: Uzodinma declares dusk to dawn curfew in 10 LGAs

Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo has imposed dusk to dawn curfew in 10 council areas in Imo to check further breakdown of...

Keira Knightley says no interest in filming sex scenes for men

Actress Keira Knightley is no longer interested in doing sex scenes just to appeal to men, she said, calling her no-nudity decision...

Deputy Governor calls for cooperation, unity among LG Chairs, Councillors

Bayelsa Deputy Governor Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo has urged local council councillors to work closely with their chairmen to deliver effective services to the...