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HIV/AIDS: US Government Has Invested Over $7.8bn In Nigeria- Ambassador

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Ambassador of the United States of America to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard has commended Nigeria’s efforts in the war against HIV/AIDS, saying her home country has invested $7.8bn in the fight against the disease in Nigeria. Leonard who played host to stakeholders in the HIV/AIDS sector in a lunch at her Lagos residence to commemorate the World’s AIDS Day 2022, …

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USAID Reaches Over 1.5 million Vulnerable Nigerians With HIV Control Activity

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  The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) closed the books on a long running activity that provided high quality and stigma-free HIV prevention services to some of the most at-risk populations with the overall aim to control and ultimately eradicate the deadly virus in in Nigeria. Along the way the Integrated Most-at-Risk-Populations HIV Prevention Project provided testing for HIV, …

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Violence Against Children Costs Nigeria $6.1b –Report

Bayo Akinloye Today, the high economic cost of violence against children in Nigeria was revealed in an unprecedented report, launched jointly by UNICEF and the Federal Government, under the leadership of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning and the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. According to the report, the economic impact of the violence against children …

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U.S.First Lady Shuns Nigeria On Visit To Africa

Tayo Olanipekun U.S.First Lady, Melania Trump, has announced the stops she will make during her upcoming visit to Africa. Mrs. Trump said she will travel the first week of October to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, and Egypt,leaving out the most populous African country,Nigeria. She made the announcement in her remarks delivered Wednesday during a reception she hosted for delegates to the …

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New Poll Shows Solar Is The Favored Form Of Electricity

Tayo Olanipekun Over three-quarters of American voters want to see more investment from their electricity suppliers and more action by the government that will encourage the use of both large and small scale solar power, a poll has shown. Those polled were across the party lines and 76 per cent of voters and 87 per cent of opinion leaders think …

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Boko Haram: U.S. Gives Nigeria, Neighbors $112m Aid

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The United States has announced about $112m in additional humanitarian assistance to help people in Nigeria and neighboring countries in the Lake Chad region affected by the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency. In a statement from the USAID media relations office on Friday, U.S. said the latest humanitarian assistance has brought its donation to the region in the last one year …

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