Saturday, November 28, 2020

Woli Arole reveals how he introduced popular hip-hop star, Oxlade to the world

Comedian Woli Arole has expressed how he had first introduced rave singer, Oxlade, to the world when he was a struggling music act.

The comic actor took to his Instagram to express his joy at Oxlade’s career rise one year after introducing him to his fans and followers in a short video.

In a short video, Arole was spotted with Oxlade enjoying a chat. The one-year-old video had Arole telling the world that Oxlade is the next talent to watch out for on the Nigerian music scene.

In the shared video, Arole wrote, “I don’t want to be remembered only for the jokes I crack but also for the lives I have impacted and touched. See this was last year, I was the one that reached out to oxladeofficial myself, I heard his song on my friend’s phone and I said, I was led to meet him. We met, we played, we chatted, I prayed for him and did a video with him which I posted.

Timi Dakolo crashs weddings in Abuja to perform for free

Timi Dakolo is trending on twitter and it's because he crashed some weddings today to perform for FEEE.

The singer who is in Abuja had announced online that he was feeling good and if there's anyone that knows where a wedding will be holding today, the fellow should drop the address. 

As expected, addresses were dropped. And what made it more special was the reaction of the couples. 

I mean, sweet sweet forever memory. Some will even say it's a sign they are actually made for each other. A video from one of the weddings below.. God bless Timi!

Bobrisky carpets man who strolled into his home to eat without giving him a dime

Bobrisky has dragged a man who visited him at home to eat and didn't bother dropping any money for him after the whole treat.

Bob says he cooked and entertained the ''idiot'', and after all of that, he left his house with dropping a penny to appreciate him.

While dragging him, Bob said he hates senseless men who do not know how to give women money and concluded they are worthless, lol. His rant below...

Man curses snapchat filter after meeting ''the love of his life''

Lmao, a man has taken to twitter to wail after he finally met the 'love of his life'. They met on Snap and the case was different in real life.

Shedding tears online, he wrote ''I finally met her today. It will never be well with snapchat filter''/

But why didn't he explore the option of video call. or is she one of those "I am managing my data, i cant do video call" people? Poor man!

Diego Maradona’s ‘illegitimate son’ demands body be exhumed for DNA tests

A teenager who claims to be the illegitimate son of Diego Maradona has formally demanded that his body be exhumed.

Santiago Lara, 19, lodged the request with a family court in the Arginitinan city of La Plata, just two days after the football legend’s death.

Maradona, who is considered one of the greatest players of all time, died on Wednesday, at the age of 60, after a reported heart attack.

Mr Lara’s lawyer Jose Nunez wrote to the court asking that the footballer’s remains “urgently” be dug up so that DNA tests can be carried out.

Stop competing with men, female writer tells co-women

She dropped her two cents on twitter asking women to be respectful while saying one can have a career and still have a happy home.

She said what a woman needs is to be her husband;s fan and in return the man will show her so much love.

What the writer write below after the cut... 

In Ebonyi, Hotel guests are asked to contribute money for diesel so they can turn on the AC

As seen on twitter... 

Woman accused of setting up Texas State University football player who was robbed and killed

A Texas State University football player was shot dead during a botched drug deal at an apartment complex in San Marcos, Texas on Tuesday.

Khambrail Winters, 20, and two friends, Enalisa Blackman and Michael Ifeanacho, both 20, went to the Lodge Apartments at 1975 Aquerena Springs Drive to purchase 2 ounces of marijuana Tuesday night.

Blackman met with two male individuals at the apartment complex to buy weed. But the males attempted to rob Winters and he was shot in the chest.

San Marcos police responded to reports of gunshots at the apartments. When police arrived around 9 p.m., they found Winters unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Again, Bill Gates warns of another pandemic and it's in 3 years

As most Americans emerge from their homes after living in fear of Covid-19, Bill Gates is planning for the next pandemic in three years.

The Microsoft founder -- who does not have a medical degree -- revealed on his podcast his prediction that another pandemic will hit America in three years -- just in time to impact the 2024 presidential elections.

Gates said he believes another pandemic is "inevitable" in an increasingly globalized world in 10-15 years, but "we must assume it could be 3 years from now," he said.

He didn't say if the next pandemic will also originate in a lab in China.

Policeman shot me, killed my girlfriend, man tells panel

A 33-year-old man, Mr Emmanuel Ajomafuwe, is seeking justice for himself and his late 20-year-old girlfriend, Miss Adaobi Ifeanyi, with whom he was allegedly shot by a policeman.

The alleged shooting which occurred during a traffic stop in Apapa, Lagos, on April 13, 2019, led to Ifeanyi’s death and left Ajomafuwe with injuries.

Ajomafuwe testified on Saturday before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters.

“I was driving my car and I was stopped by the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) at Apapa. The policemen claimed that I was signaled to stop and I said I was not aware of it.

Barack Obama’s new book breaks records as blacks celebrate ‘third term in office'

Barack Obama's new book broke records for his book publisher Penguin Random House. The news comes as supporters of the former U.S. president celebrate his "third term in office."

Obama's new book, A Promised Land, released on Nov. 17, sold 1.7 million units in all formats and editions in the U.S. and Canada to date.

The first week sales of 887,000 units is a first-day record for the book publishing house.

The first-week sales stand as the largest one-week total for any book ever released by Penguin Random House.

Wife of Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff regains freedom

The abducted wife of the Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, on Saturday regained freedom after spending two days in the captives of her abductors.

According to Nigerian Tribune, the woman who was abducted on Thursday night while travelling from Lagos to Akure, was rescued on Saturday morning by men of the Amotekun Corps.

It was gathered that men of the Ondo State Security Network, also known as Amotekun swung into action immediately the kidnap case was reported.

The Amotekun corps collaborated with local hunters and vigilante in the area to trace the perpetrators of the crime and said the synergy yielded result in the early Saturday morning.

Toke Makinwa's friend buys her a N1,240,000 hair [receipts]

Toke Makinwa has showed off her one piece bone straight Christmas hair worth N1,240,000.

She disclosed she ordered for it, but had not made payment before her friend -- Farouq Umar made the payment on her behalf.

She says with friends like this, she can;t settle for less.

Sharing a receipt of the hair, she wrote;

''For the nosy peeps, ordered for my hair and asked for the receipt and my friend @farouq-umar paid for it even without me asking,with friends like this I can't settle for less. Osheyyyyy''

Fans clash with cops as they scramble to see Maradona’s coffin

Grieving fans of Diego Maradona have clashed with police as they scrambled to get a glimpse of the Argentine football legend’s casket in Buenos Aires.

Grief and passion boiled over as heartbroken supporters broke through barriers and brawled with riot police near the presidential palace.

Pictures also show hordes of tearful fans surrounding a white hearse last night as they desperately hoped for a glimpse of their hero’s final journey through the capital. Tens of thousands of Argentines took to the streets to mourn him, leaving flowers and messages at his childhood home and at Boca Juniors’ stadium

Maradona became a star in Buenos Aires with Boca Juniors and went on to be a national hero and cultural icon in Argentina. His body will now lie in state for three days at the presidential palace.

Emmanuela reveals why she'll like to feature in horror movies

Popular comedienne, Emanuella Samuel in an interview with The Punch revealed she will like to feature in a horror movie. 

The 10-year-old comedienne said she will like to continue with acting even as an adult. But unlike what she presently do as a comedienne, she said she aspires to feature in horror movies.

“I want to be an actress. I want to feature in horror movies, I want to feature in action movies because I enjoy watching horror movies,” the young actress enthused in a recent Punch Facebook Live Interview.

Emanuella also attributed all that has been happening in her life to “God’s grace”.

Six die in Saturday’s Lagos-Ibadan highway crash

Six persons have died in an accident along the Lagos-Ibadan highway on Saturday.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said one other person sustained injury in the accident involving a truck and a Honda Pilot Jeep.

According to the FRSC, the accident occurred around Ogere axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The Ogun Sector Commander of the FRSC, Ahmed Umar, confirmed that the incident happened around 7am.

Funke Akindele reveals how she escaped death during robbery attack

Nollywood actress and filmmaker Funke Akindele Bello has said she escaped death during a robbery attack at a hotel in Lagos nine years ago. 

She made this known in an Instagram live session as she spoke about her new movie, ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’.

In her words:

“I have been friends with Bimbo and Eniola Badmus for a long time. Nine years ago, we were robbed while filming the second part of ‘Omo Ghetto’. Eniola was meant to join me in my hotel but she refused.

Nigeria’s Covid-19 death toll hits 1,171

Nigeria’s Covid-19 death toll hit 1,171 on Friday, with 246 new confirmed cases recorded in the last 24 hours.

The NCDC made this known on Friday night, putting the cumulative infections at 67,220, out of 756,237 samples tested since Feb. 27.

Recovery and discharge stood at 62,686, with 101 of them discharged from isolation centres across the country.

The agency reported two deaths within the last 24 hours.

Don Jazzy says he's happy even without marriage, children

Mavin Records boss, Michael Ajereh, aka Don Jazzy in a new interview revealed he is very happy even without marriage and children.

Don Jazzy turned 38 on Thursday, November 26, 2020. A party was held for him and his father, who shares the date with him, and he tells Chijekwu Michael about the highlights of his career and life

One would have thought you would celebrate your birthday with your celebrity friends. Why didn’t you do that?

Rapper Ikechukwu is engaged to girl he introduced us to

Rapper and actor Ikechukwu is engaged! He is engaged to the girl he introduced us to!

Ikechukwu  shared the happy news on Instagram. He shared a short video of his fiancee rocking her diamond ring, and a floating caption, “She Said Yes”.

The rapper in September introduced us to his girl. Big congrats to them.

I'm the only girl who that took my boyfriend out and spend N7k on him - Nigerian lady boasts

A Nigerian lady has taken to Facebook to boast about her powers -- what she has achieved and how she is the only girl that has taken her boyfriend out to spend N7000 on him without telling anybody.

She made the boast on Facebook and she's now gradually going viral.

Her post below...

Two suspects arrested for allegedly selling heads of murdered policemen for just N1000

The Oyo State Commisioner of Police, Joe Enwonwu, on Friday said two suspects arrested in connection with the killing and dismemberment of some policemen sold two decapitated heads of the murdered cops for N1000.

The police boss said this while parading some of the suspects.

Oladipupo Ifakorede, a male suspect, however, said he bought the two heads for money ritual purpose.

The suspect was arrested along with with two others, Aliu Mubarak and Adewale Abiodun. He confessed that he bought the two heads from Messrs Mubarak and Abiodun.

Recall two policemen attached to Oyo State Police Command, Ajibola Adegoke and Rotimi Oladele, were among the police officers killed in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests hijacked by hoodlums.

#EndSARS: Mother of five demands justice for husband allegedly shot dead by soldier

Onyinyechi Osuigwe, a 25-year-old mother of five, whose husband was allegedly killed by a soldier during the recent nationwide #EndSARS protests, has called on the government to fish out the killer of their breadwinner.

The nursing mother and resident of 17B, Ndiuche Street by Ngwa Road, Aba South Local Government Area, Abia State, says she is left to wonder how to carry on with the task of looking after their five children without her husband.

Neighbours are also worried and upset that the deceased 35-year-old man, Ebere Osuigwe, was not even taking part in the protest when he was felled by the solider’s bullets.

Osuigwe was said to have left his residence in the morning of Friday, October 23 for his family’s home at Osuigwe Lane, Ngwa Road, Aba in search of electricity to charge his phone so that he could communicate with other relations and friends in his home town at Umueze Amigbo in Nwangele Local Government Area, Imo State when tragedy struck.

German court convicts IPOB members for attacking Ekweremadu

A German court has convicted four members of the Indigenous People of Biafra for attacking a former deputy senate president, Mr Ike Ekweremadu.

The IPOB had been prosecuted for assaulting the senator from Enugu State and sentenced to 20 days of labour without pay in August, TheCable reports.

Ekweremadu had in 2019 been beaten up by some Biafra agitators in Nuremberg at an event organised by the Ndi-Igbo Germany association for its Iri-ji (traditional festival).

The video of the attack, which went viral on social media, was condemned by members of the National Assembly.

Barcelona slash salaries of Messi, Griezmann, others

Barcelona have reached an agreement with their players to cut salaries by €122million over the next three years, the club has confirmed.

However, the Spanish giants will still pay out around €50million per season during that period on wage packets.

The club has been forced to slash their budget, after LaLiga imposed a lower salary cap upon them last week.

League president, Javier Tebas, enforced the measures to curb excessive spending with fans still not allowed into stadiums amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teacher allegedly beats student to death over maths quiz in Lagos

A Twitter user has alleged that a Lagos teacher beat his junior brother to death over the boy’s failure to correctly answer a question asked of him during their mathematics session.

The man, whose Twitter handle identified him as Ridwan Oyewunmi, on Friday narrated the incident, which he claimed involved one Elihans College in the Ikorodu area of Lagos.

Read the story below….

“Twitter NG i just lost my brother to School Teacher Brutality.

Maradona no longer wanted to live, says Manager

Diego Armando Maradona’s manager and friend said the legend ‘was tired and let himself die’ while the family around him was ‘tearing each other’s hair out.’

The Napoli and Argentina icon died on Wednesday at the age of 60 after numerous health problems and addictions that ravaged his life and career.

“There’s an investigation into Diego’s death and people now point the finger at what could’ve been done, but that’s a concept that should be extended to his entire life,” manager Stefano Ceci told Radio Kiss Kiss.

“Diego was always alone: people only ever thought about Maradona. Diego stopped being Diego when he turned 17. He was very difficult to deal with as a person, because he was fragile, full of insecurities, humble and good-natured. I have 20 years of wonderful memories.

Court orders police to pay N50m compensation to family of slain Rivers musician

The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, has ordered the Nigeria Police to pay N50million compensation to the family of Daniel Chibuike-Ikeagwuchi popular called Sleek, who was killed by policemen in the state.

The victim’s family had named the Police, Inspector-General, Ibrahim Adamu; the state Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan and two others in a suit it filed to enforce the Fundamental Human Rights of the deceased.

A team of policemen shot and killed Sleek around Eleme, Eleme Local Government Area of the state on September 19, 2020 resulting in protests.

The family had prayed the court to declared the killing of their son unlawful and to award N1bn as compensation.

Breaking: ASUU agrees to call off strike as FG offers N70bn

Striking lecturers under the umbrella of The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to resume academic activities.

They accepted to call off the eight-month strike after the Federal Government increased its offer to the union to N70bn.

The decision followed a meeting with the government team led by Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday.

Details shortly…

Friday, November 27, 2020

#EndSARS: Why we’ll not spare CNN for spreading fake news - Federal Government

The Federal government has vowed to punish the Cable Network News, CNN for carrying out unverified information from the controversial Lekki Toll Gate protest. 

It also vowed not to spare any media organization both local and international that attempted to set Nigeria on fire through unverifiable reportage. 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed made the vow on Friday at a stakeholder’ meeting with the Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria (BON) held in Abuja. 

The Minister, was reacting to the controversial report by the American  Cable News Network, CNN which it said had acknowledged their letter of complaint and promised to probe same on its merit. 

''Letter of Notofication'' trends as Nigerians DRAG Kano State Hisbah Board over letter to Cool FM

Today a letter from Kano State Hisbah Board warning a radio station -- Cool FM to stop using the word 'Black Friday' trended.

But has it trended, Nigerians noticed two major errors. 

One was Manger, which was supposed to be MANAGER, and the other was Letter of NOTOFICATION, which was supposed to be NOTIFICATION and then, the board got dragged....

Below are some of the tweets used in dragging Hisbah.

‘Policemen beat me till I peed on myself': #EndSARS protester, Felicia Okpara tells Lagos panel

An #EndSARS protester, Felicia Okpara, has testified against the police, saying she was brutalized by officers simply for recording the violence that took place during one of the protests in the Surulere area of Lagos State.

She said this on Friday while narrating her ordeal to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution.

Okpara told the panel that she had just concluded an interview in the area and was heading back home when she saw the protest and decided to join.

Shortly after, she heard gunshots and people started scampering for safety.

Court strikes out SERAP' lawsuit against Lai Mohammed, NBC

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday struck out the case filed by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

The Court said in its ruling that SERAP has no locus standi in the case as it’s not a part of the matter.

The presiding judge also described the case brought before it by SERAP as “a mere academic exercise.”

SERAP had a few weeks ago approached the Court to stop the N9million fine imposed on some broadcast stations for infractions.

The right group asked the Court to declare arbitrary, illegal, and unconstitutional the N9 million fines imposed on Arise TV, AIT and Channels TV (N3million each) for their coverage of the #EndSARS protests.

Most marriages and relationships collapse because they are based on s.e.x - Ghanaian actor, Majid Michel

Ghanaian actor, Majid Michel has said most relationships and marriages these days collapse because of one thing -- S.E.X. 

He says many start relationships based on S.E.X and not friendship asking how that would last.

Sharing his thought on Instagram, Majid wrote; 

''Interviewer: So Majid why do you think relationships and even marriages don’t last? Majid: well, if you are going out on a first date and all you are thinking about is sex, therein lies the problem. People don’t know how to have a relationship outside of just a sexual relationship. they don’t know how to talk to a person, they don’t know how to be friends. and this is the reason a lot of relationships and marriages are breaking down. #LEADERSHiP''

Aside for a successful career in acting, Majid has been praised for a successful marriage of many years.

Graphic: Man commits suicide in Kano over ‘family burdens’

One Ibrahim Abubakar, a shop owner along Zoo Road in Kano metropolis, has committed suicide on Thursday evening. 

His body was discovered hanging from a rope in his shop. 

His son, Abdussalam Ibrahim, told newsmen that his father was battling with psychological trauma further worsened by domestic responsibilities he could not handle, including the wedding of his daughter that is coming up soon. 

He said: “Our father was battling with psychological trauma and he is also poverty-stricken. 

Anger as Bayelsa police allegedly shoot three women in a bid to disperse traffic

There was pandemonium on Tuesday at the Edepie suburb of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital when one of the policemen on an escort duty fired indiscriminately hitting a 17-year-old girl, a pastor’s wife and a trader along the popular Tombia market area. 

The road leading to the Edepie roundabout from the Tombia end is home to the popular Tombia market and motor parks and is notorious for its daily gridlock caused by traders infringing on the right of way of motorists and other road users. 

The incident, it was gathered, occurred Tuesday night and the victims were identified as Alice Azaghene aged 17, one Mrs Ebinipiri J. Onojamadu aged 46 and Madufuro Blessing aged 32. 

India enters first recession in 73 years

India’s economy contracted 7.5 percent between July and September, performing the poorest among major advanced and emerging economies and entering a technical recession for the first time since independence, official data showed Friday.

Although the figures were an improvement on the record 23.9-percent contraction recorded last quarter, they indicate that Asia’s third-largest economy is in for a tough fight as it attempts to revive demand and create jobs even as coronavirus infections climb.

The two successive quarters of contraction mean that the country has now entered a “technical recession” for the first time since 1947.

After virus-led lockdowns ravaged the globe, the growth recorded by major economies including the United States, Japan and Germany during the quarter ending on September 30 raised expectations that India would also enjoy a revival, but they are yet to.

Gunmen abduct Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff’s wife

Unknown Gunmen have kidnapped the wife of the Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Mr Olugbenga Ale

This happened as the state is battling with the death of the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Israel Adeusi, who was killed by some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers at the Elegbeka area of Ose Local Government Area of the state on Thursday.

It was gathered that Mrs Ale was kidnapped alongside her driver and one other person along Ondo-Akure Expressway at the Owen area of Idanre Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro has confirmed the incident.

Iran's top nuclear scientist murdered

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a top nuclear scientist in Iran has been murdered, state media reported.

Fakhrizadeh was shot on Friday as he journeyed in a vehicle near Tehran, the state capital.

He was badly injured, doctors could not save him in the hospital.

The deceased was head of the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program before it was disbanded in the early 2000s.

Lekki Shooting: #EndSARS Lawyer wants Fashola to appear before panel

Counsel for some #EndSARS protesters in Lagos State, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry “discovery” of a video camera at the Lekki toll gate on the night of October 20.

Ogunlana stated this while interrogating the Managing-Director of Lekki Concession Company, LCC, Yomi Omomuwasan.

The counsel asked how many cameras do they have at the toll gate, but Omomuwasan said he did not know the total number of the cameras but one camera was removed, 15 were burned.

Ogunlana then asked, “Okay, are you aware of the camera found by Agent FASH?”

Bank manager sentenced to 5 years in prison for N27m fraud

Justice Adie A. Onyebueke of the Cross River State High Court, Akamkpa, on Friday, sentenced Augustine Effiong Bassey to five years in prison.

Bassey was found culpable of stealing N27 million belonging to a microfinance bank where he was a branch manager.

He was prosecuted by the Enugu Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a one-count charge of stealing.

According to EFCC, sometime between 2010 and 2012 at Uyanga, Cross River State, Bassey stole the N27,300,000 being property of Ekondo Microfinance Bank Limited.

Hacker demands millions of pounds after hacking Manchester United system

Manchester United are reportedly being held to ransom for millions of pounds by cyberhackers who still have control of the club's computer systems.

Manchester United's network has allegedly been infected by a computer virus, and the club face having sensitive information leaked unless they pay a ransom.

AP is reporting that Manchester United staff members still have no access to email, and other functions are also unavailable.

United remain confident, however, that there has been no breach of fan or customer data.

World fastest bird reportedly killed in Delta State after ''flying into Nigeria from Finland"

A Peregrine falcon believed to be the world's fastest bird has been killed in Nigeria, Delta State.

The bird is believed to have flown into Nigeria from Finland. It was reportedly killed in Ofagbe town, Delta state.

According to a social media user who shared the photos, a tag which was seen on the bird’s leg revealed it was from a Finland museum.

“This peregrine falcon was killed in a town called Ofagbe in Delta State. The bird flew all the way from Finland to Delta State as the tag on the bird read ” Museum 200L Helsinki Finland” he tweeted.

BBNaija 2020 winner, Laycon reacted to the tweet expressing his disappointment about them killing it.

Kiki Mordi DROPS HOT photos on a sunny Friday

Oma wa ga ba yi o. First it was Moe now KIKI?

Ok, okay, these influencers are beginning to compete with celebrities, LOL. 

Her followers have been saying she should FRY them since it's FRYday. #BlackSkinGirl

#EndSARS: Nobody can intimidate, make us shy away from our duties - IGP Adamu

The Inspector General Of Police Force in Nigeria IGP Muhammad Adamu Abubakar has charged his men in general not to feel discouraged by the protests staged by Nigerian youth calling for the end of its Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

The police boss gave the charge during a visit to Ogun State police command Eleweran, Abeokuta.

He said all that happened during and after the protest is as a result of fake and bad news.

The police boss who had gone round the southwest, however, called on all police officers to come out fully to perform their duties because it is their constitutional responsibility.

6900 people test positive for HIV WITHIN 6 MONTHS in Oyo

The Oyo State Agency for the Control of AIDS (OYSACA) has announced that between January and June 2020, over 6,900 individuals tested positive for HIV in the States despite measures taken to curtail the spread of the virus.

While briefing the press on Thursday to kick start the 2020 World AIDS celebration in Ibadan, the Chairperson of OYSACA who is also the Wife of Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said the prevalence of HIV in the state remains at 0.9 percent, with more women as victims than men.

Engineer Makinde who was represented by OYSACA’s Executive secretary, Dr. Lanre Abass announced that as of June 2020, the agency had counseled and tested over 765,000 people, with 0.9 percent testing positive even as the state procured N4 million worth of condoms for distribution in the community as part of measures to curtail the spread of HIV.