Why there’s no vaccine for HIV 37 years on

It has been 37 years since HIV was first discovered as the cause of AIDS, but there is still no vaccine available against this disease. This contrasts with the rapid speed of the COVID-19 vaccine development and distribution. This is…

Covid-19 could cause erectile dysfunction – study

Getting vaccinated is the key to society getting back to normal and ending this vicious cycle of lockdowns.  But for some people that’s not convincing enough.  Now, ethical and political views aside, some new research has since come out that…

*I’ll never leave my baby daddy to become a wife – Uche Ogbodo (Nation)*Anxiety, fear as “Defend Lagos” rally to counter #EndSARS memorial protest (Nation)

I’ll never leave my baby daddy to become a wife – Uche Ogbodo (Nation) Actress Uche Ogbodo has stated she will never leave her baby daddy to become someone else’s wife. The film star while in a question and answer…

An antiviral pill is being heralded as a potential Covid-19 game changer. Poorer nations could miss out again

During the global scramble to secure vaccines, many countries in Asia-Pacific were slow off the mark. This time, they’re not making the same mistake. Countries around the region are rushing to place orders for the latest weapon against Covid-19: an…

*3 die, others injured as Lagos transport unions clash (Sun)*Campus security: UNILAG gets 1,000 CCTV cameras (Vanguard)

3 die, others injured as Lagos transport unions clash (Sun) Three persons died while many others were  injured during a battle of supremacy between members of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) and National Union of Road Transport…

*Mechanic bags 3 months’ community service for stealing generator (Vanguard)*Falana to Buhari: Don’t let police disrupt #EndSARS memorial protests (Independent)

Mechanic bags 3 months’ community service for stealing generator (Vanguard)  A Sabo-Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Thursday sentenced a 28-year-old mechanic, Rotimi Olowu, to three months of community service for stealing a Tiger power generator. The Magistrate, Mrs…

Funding shortage puts future fight against pandemics at risk (Guardian)

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announces it has awarded to date a total of $4 billion to more than 100 low- and middle-income countries to fight COVID-19, adapt Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), Tuberculosis (TB) and malaria…

COVID-19: NCDC reports 141 new infections

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it recorded 141 new cases of COVID-19 across the country on Monday. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Tuesday morning, adding that the fatality figure remained at 2,723 as of…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise to 206,138

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases continues to rise, as 74 new cases were recorded by the NCDC on Sunday. The NCDC said on its website on Monday morning that the additional 74 infections brought…

Concerns mount as Lagosians struggle to get COVID-19 vaccine

Lagosians who are yet to get COVID-19 vaccines are expressing concerns over the increasing bottlenecks they are made to navigate at various centres. The growing concerns followed moves by some organisations to make vaccination mandatory for their employees. The Guardian…

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