FG Launches HIV Self-Testing, Pre-Exposure Communication Strategy

They are approved tools in the national HIV combination prevention package targeted at people with a substantial risk of HIV infection. Speaking during the launch in Abuja, the Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Gambo Aliyu , said the national HIVST and PrEP communication strategy…

FG Warns Private Companies Against Converting Workers To Contract Staff

Deputy Director, Employment and Wages in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Joseph Akpan, gave the warning in Abuja while delivering a paper during a sensitization workshop on labour migration for journalists. He also noted that asking jobseekers to pay before recruitment flouts the National Policy on Employment. “Nigerians can…

Finally, APC Fixes Feb 26 For Convention

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the party, announced this at the APC Progressive Women Conference in Abuja, on Tuesday. The governor urged the women to come out massively and contest in the forthcoming “national convention holding by 26th of…

4 Die, 12 Injured In Fresh Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash

At least four persons were killed while 12 others sustained injuries in an accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Our correspondent gathered that the crash occurred at about 10:555am around Oniworo turning in Fidiwo, along the highway. Gunmen storm burial ceremony in Anambra, chase guests, burn down mourners’ residence Ozekhome joins Nnamdi…

CBN Invested Over N1trn On Farmers In Six Years – Emefiele

The CBN Governor Mr. Godwin Emefiele, disclosed, on Tuesday, this at the unveiling of the FCT mega rice pyramids under the RIFAN-CBN Anchor Borrowers’ Programme. The CBN Governor noted that APB has also catalyzed the rural economy and has built a sustainable framework for financing small holder farmers in Nigeria.…

Two Dead As Bandits, Soldiers Engage In 3-Hour Gun Battle In Kaduna

Both sides suffered casualties in the encounter, which sparked tension in the community. The Village Head of the Community, Joseph Sauri Garba, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said the gun duel between the bandits and the soldiers lasted 3 hours. Daily Trust gathered that bandits that invaded the…

Gunmen Enforcing IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Break Into Catholic Church In Onitsha

Gunmen suspected to members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Tuesday, stormed a Catholic Church in Onitsha, Anambra State. Daily Trust gathered that the gunmen, who invaded the church while service was ongoing, queried the parish priest on why he was celebrating a mass when their leader,…

2023 Presidency: Why I’ll Work Against Tinubu – Babafemi Ojudu

Ever since Tinubu publicly declared his presidential bid, there have been mixed reactions in the polity. While some persons have thrown their weights behind Tinubu, others, including some of his loyalists, have vowed to work against him. Among them is Ojudu, who works directly under Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who is…

Gbajabiamila: We’ll Reintroduce Electoral Bill After Amending Direct Primary Clause

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila disclosed this in his address when the House resumed plenary, on Tuesday. He said the bill will be reintroduced on Wednesday, adding that the house must amend the Direct Primaries provision in order to save the other sections of the bill. “We should not throw the baby…