UNAIDS Commits $100m To Tackle HIV/AIDS In Nigeria.

A total sum of US$100 million has been set aside by Federal Government’s partners in the fight against HIV/AIDS, to conduct a national survey to rebase the HIV prevalence in Nigeria. Dr Erasmus Morah, Country Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of […]

Marriott International Continues Extensive Expansion In Africa, Targets 200 Hotels

From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in Kigali, Rwanda, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has announced further expansion plans in Africa with seven new hotel signings. Marriott International was the first global chain to make a significant investment in Africa with the acquisition of Protea Hotels for $210 million in 2014. The company is targeting […]

NEMA Industrial Crisis Have Been Resolved – DG

The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency, Mustapha Maihaja, on Tuesday  told the Senate Committee on Special Duties that the industrial crisis in the agency had been resolved. Maihaja, while appearing before members of the committee in Abuja over the dispute between the members of staff and management of NEMA, said the management had already […]

ECOWAS: President Buhari Harps on Applying Caution While Implementing Single Regional Currency

President Muhamadu Buhari has cautioned member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to tread carefully in pushing for a single currency in the sub-region. Speaking on Tuesday in Niamey, Republic of Niger, Buhari said the necessary economic fundamentals among countries continue to differ over the years, making it more difficult to […]