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U.S. Donates 2.6 Million Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to the People of Kebbi State
May 9, 2018

The U.S. government, through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), has donated 2.6 million bed nets for distribution in Kebbi State.  PMI is jointly implemented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Accord with Gates, Dangote foundations supports two vulnerable states
April 3, 2018

USAID Mission Director Stephen M. Haykin recently joined the Sultan of Sokoto, Minister of Health Isaac Adewole, philanthropists Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote, and the governors of Bauchi and Sokoto states by video teleconference to sign two agreements to expand access to quality, affordable health care in the two states.

Since 2011, the President's Malaria Initiative has provided 24 million nets for Nigeria
March 22, 2018

At a ceremony held March 15, the United States handed over 1.6 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets as part of its comprehensive effort to control malaria across Nigeria. The donation was made possible through the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and jointly implemented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The bed nets, valued at $4.5 million, will be distributed in all local government areas (LGAs) in the state.

'TOLERANCE' activity helped mitigate ethno-religious tensions
March 1, 2018

Over the last five years, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) supported the training of more than 8,500 political, clerical, and civic leaders on religious tolerance in an effort to mitigate ethno-religious conflict in some of Nigeria’s most volatile regions.  

Funding supports health, education, agriculture and governance systems
February 5, 2018

On January 26, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced $89 million in additional development assistance to Nigeria to continue its support for development goals outlined in a Development Objectives Assistance Agreement between the U.S. and Nigerian governments signed in 2015.


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Last updated: May 21, 2018

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