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3 Young Nigerians Win N450, 000 in 4YBY World AIDS Day Event

In commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 1st 2018, the 4Youth By Youth (4YBY) Group rewarded 3 winners – Tony Akeju, Ginika Nzokwe, and Idris Badmus – for their participation in the social media-driven HIV Self-Testing Contest which ran from October 25th to November 25th 2018, in a bid to crowdsource innovative ideas to promote HIV self-testing in Nigeria. The winners also went home with cool gadgets, as well as mentorship opportunities from leading business and health professionals; this training will be based on the ideas they have pitched.

The 4YouthByYouth (4YBY) Group is a team of Nigerian researchers and scientists backed by the United States National Institute of Health (NIH). They have identified the adoption of HIV self-testing as an additional way to create demand for HIV testing, thereby increasing knowledge of HIV status and reducing the accelerated spread of HIV/AIDS nationwide among young people in Nigeria. The HIV testing in the privacy of one’s home will help to address issues of access and the stigma known with the disease. Dr. Oliver Ezechi of Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Lagos (NIMR) and Dr. Juliet Iwelunmor of Saint Louis University, Missouri lead the team.

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Speaking at the World AIDS Day HIV self-testing awareness event, 4Youth By Youth Principal investigator, Dr. Juliet Iwelunmor said, “Our goal is to drive the increased participation of young Nigerians in the fight against HIV/AIDS through generating demand and adoption of self-testing. This we hope to achieve by rewarding innovative and creative ideas that encourage self-testing amongst Nigerian Youth, which will ultimately go a long way in helping to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat.”

The 4YBY Group in collaboration with Lagos AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) had earlier in the day organized a walkathon, which took place before the commencement of the award ceremony. Free condoms were given out, while oral and confirmatory blood-based HIV tests were administered to over 300 attendees by medical practitioners at the event. Over 1000 attendees got a chance to enter a raffle draw to win lots of exciting prizes.

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[New Song] Mc Newboi ft Portable – Fake Friends

Shortly after dropping “Masun” feat S’Brown

MC NewBoi Decided to Give out New Hit for the Street tittled “Fake Friends” featuring the Rave of the Moment Son Of ShakuShaku Called Portable.

“Fake Friends” surely going to make you loose the poshness in you.

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Pipeline explosion rocks Abule Egba in Lagos (Photos)

Last night, a raging fire at Ebule Egba in Lagos reportedly caused by activities of pipeline vandals left residential and commercial houses severely affected.

According to reports, people are scampering to safety as It was alleged that vandals had caused an explosion from the pipelines, which extended to Abule Egba Bus Stop.

Reacting to the incident, Lagos Emergency service (LASEMA) said, ‘situation report regarding the oil spillage at Tipper Garage Bus Stop Abule Egba On arrival at the incident scene, the spillage from what appears to be bunkering activities came in contact with an ignitable source. The impact resulted in inferno as it ravaged houses and cars’.

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‘One chance’ operators arrested with fake US dollars and charms in Ogun State

The Nigeria Police Force, Zone 2 command through its Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department have arrested four suspects who specializes in operating as “one chance” thereby defrauding people of their hard earned money.

On 27th November, 2018 the command received a distress call from one Mr Onyekwere that some group of people have been collecting money from his wife and he suspected they are fraudsters.

On receipt of the complaint the AIG in charge of zone 2 command, AIG Lawal Shehu directed a full scale investigation consequently the four suspects:

Babatunde Adeyemi 26years

Lawal Amoke 40years

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Oluwabunmi Okeomo 45years

Ogaode Monday 25years. All residents of Ogun State were rounded up in connection with the case.

Exhibits recovered from them includes; Ninety one thousand, nine hundred US fake Dollars, One Honda Accord vehicle with registration number MN 783 AAA and some fettish items.

The victim who explained that the suspects lured her while she boarded their vehicle, said they told her they will introduce her to phone business and subsequently she has parted with the sum of one million, five hundred thousand equivalent in US Dollars before her husband got wind of the incident and played along with the suspects until their arrest!

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The suspects whose shrine along Ifo in Ogun state has been raided by the police will soon be charged to court.

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