Man to die for killing wife who allegedly infected him with HIV

Man to die for killing wife who allegedly infected him with HIV

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday sentenced one Katungi Phillips to death for stabbing his wife, Justina James, to death for allegedly infecting him with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Justice Raliatu Adebiyi, sentenced Phillips after finding him guilty of murder. “The prosecution was able to prove by cogent circumstantial evidence that the defen...
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Court sentences man to death over murder of wife for infecting him with HIV

Court sentences man to death over murder of wife for infecting him with HIV

An Ikeja High Court yesterday sentenced one Katungi Phillips to death for stabbing his wife, Justina James, to death for allegedly infecting him with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The post Court sentences man to death over murder of wife for infectin...
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Avoid unprotected sex on Vals’ day, govt tells Nigerians

Avoid unprotected sex on Vals’ day, govt tells Nigerians

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Ahead of Valentine’s Day which will hold on Wednesday, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS has called on Nigerians especially youths not to engage in unprotected sex. The DG of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, was quoted as saying this ...
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Doctor arrested for spreading HIV

Doctor arrested for spreading HIV

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‘Fake’ doctor accused of infecting 46 with HIV

‘Fake’ doctor accused of infecting 46 with HIV

India is investigating claims an unlicensed doctor infected at least 46 people with HIV by re-using syringes, the latest case to expose the paucity of healthcare in the country of 1.25 billion. Police in Uttar Pradesh have registered a criminal case against Ra...
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25 medical experts trained on HIV rapid test kits

25 medical experts trained on HIV rapid test kits

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Soldiers, policemen among groups with high HIV risks – FG

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Federal Government’s agency monitoring the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, has said that statistics showed that the police and the armed forces were among six groups with the highest risk of the...
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Osinbajo heads NEC committee to end herdsmen killings

Osinbajo heads NEC committee to end herdsmen killings

THE National Economic Council (NEC) has set up a 10-member committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to work with the federal government towards ending the killings attributed to herdsmen in the country. The committee [...] The post Osinbajo heads NEC c...
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Nigeria had second largest HIV epidemic in 2016

Nigeria had second largest HIV epidemic in 2016

Nigeria had the second largest HIV epidemic in 2016, with over 196,000 adolescents representing 10 per cent of the global burden said to be living with HIV/AIDS, according to a World Health Report. ...
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UNICEF spends N200m to tackle `HIV in adolescents concern’ in Kaduna State

UNICEF spends N200m to tackle `HIV in adolescents concern’ in Kaduna State

The officer in-charge of UNICEF Field Office, Kaduna, Dr Idris Baba on Tuesday said the organisation has scaled up support to tackle high HIV prevalence among adolescents in seven local government areas of Kaduna State. ...
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