Nigerians Drink 91% Ogogoro, Burukutu Less Beer, Fine Wine—WHO

–Says Alcohol Abuse Killed 3 Million Persons In 2016 Tayo Olanipekun Nigerians drink more of Ogogoro, Burukutu, Palm wine and other locally fermented beverages than they do beer, spirits and fine wine, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed. Fortified wines, rice wine, palm wine or other fermented beverages made of banana, sorghum, millet or […]

U.S. Awards Micro-Grants to Support Children Orphaned by HIV/AIDS

The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria on Friday announced a N2.9 million micro-grant to 50 women caregivers to support the economic wellbeing of their families, particularly the vulnerable children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in five local communities in Apapa local government area of Lagos. Under the U.S. Ambassador’s PEPFAR Small Grants Program, a local non-governmental organization, […]

U.S Mission Awards N2.9m Grants As HIV/AIDS Response

-Country Supports HIV/AIDS Fight In Nigeria with $4.3 bn in 12 Years By TAYO OLANIPEKUN, Lagos The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria on Friday announced a N2.9 million micro-grant to 50 women caregivers to support the economic wellbeing of their families, particularly the vulnerable children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. The grants, given under the President’s Emergency […]

2.3 m Nigerians Undergoing HIV Testing, Treatment —IHVN

2.3 m Nigerians undergoing HIV testing, treatment —IHVN The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has disclosed that more than 2.3 million Nigerians are undergoing HIV testing and treatment in parts of the country. The statement was signed by the Communication Manager of IHVN, Mr. Dennis Mordi. Dakum said that more people were being tested […]

10 years on…Family, friends, associates remember Omololu Falobi

  Family members, friends and colleagues of the late founder of media NGO, Journalists Against AIDS (JAIDS) Nigeria, have gathered to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the demise of the man who stood strong for HIV/AIDS issues in Nigeria and on the continent. The memorial held at the International Press Centre (IPC), Ogba, Lagos, was […]

Ijora Badia: still Lagos bursting “sex centre”

Badia: still Lagos bursting “sex centre” Dayo Emmanuel Walking through the railway line in Ijora Badia, a Lagos slum located in Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development, one may not need to be told how bad the area really is. Apart from the filthy atmosphere, coupled with the swampy nature of the environment, the community is a […]