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 […]
U.S. Gives Nigeria 14.7m Malaria Treatment Doses, Nets
The U.S President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has said that it provided Nigeria with 14.7 million malaria treatment doses and 7.1 million insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) in 2020.
U.S Aids To Nigeria Hits $.5bn In 2 Years
This is in response to the ongoing crisis in Nigeria where an estimated 8.7 million people are at risk of insecurity and the Covid-19 pandemic
USAID Ends Funding Helping Babies Breathe Program
The United States Agency for International Development has phased out its financial support for the Help Baby Breathe, an intervention program for preventing newborn deaths.
USAID & UBA Sign MOU To Advance Two-Way Trade And Investment Goals Of Prosper Africa
U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Prosper Africa initiative is partnering with the United Bank for Africa (UBA) to increase two-way trade and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa.
USAID Reaches Over 1.5 million Vulnerable Nigerians With HIV Control Activity
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Boko Haram: U.S. Gives Nigeria, Neighbors $112m Aid
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 […]