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IGCS named Nigerian, six others for its annual global award

THE International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) has named a Nigerian, Runcie Chidebe and six other nationals for its annual global award on cancer and...

Coalition advocates compulsory vaccination, treatment of women against cervical cancer

A group of civil society organisations known as CSO’s Coalition Against Cervical Cancer (CCACC), has urged Federal and State governments to adopt the compulsory...

Breast cancer in Nigeria: newly diagnosed women to receive free medications from ARETTA study

NEWLY diagnosed Nigerian women with Her-2 type of breast cancer has been selected to receive free treatments of  Herceptin SC that cost millions of...
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Vehicle insurance is mandatory, health insurance is not mandatory, group urges govt to take action against cancer

PROJECT Pink Blue— A Nigeria cancer-fighting non-governmental organisation said Nigeria does not prioritize the health of her citizens because the health insurance is not mandatory...

Nigeria has fewer than 50 specialists for cancer treatment, says Chidebe

WITH a population of about 200 million people, Nigeria has fewer than 50 medical professionals who are specialists in cancer treatment, says Runcie Chidebe,...

Group carries out free prostate screening on 2,000 Nigerian men

PROJECT Pink Blue, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, has commenced a free cancer awareness and testing programme termed  Men on Blue, which is aimed at...
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Cancer kills over 72,000 Nigerians every year, health activists lament

More than 72,000 people die of cancer in Nigeria and 102,000 cases of cancer are recorded in the country every year, according to health...

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Police stray bullet injures one as APC rally turns violent in Ekiti

A POLICE stray bullet hit one person after violence broke out at a rally of the All Progressives Congress...

No single govt can solve Nigeria’s problems – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says that solving Nigeria's problem requires successive governments to build on what has been in place. Buhari...

$1.32m fraud: Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Senatorial candidate

THE absence of the defense counsel has stalled the arraignment of the Kano Central Senatorial candidate of the All...

NCDC warns of high risk of Lassa fever transmission

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that the country is at a very high risk of increased...

Countries not prepared for future pandemics — IFRC

THE International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said another pandemic might be around...
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Here are 11 Nigerian firms, contractors blacklisted by World Bank in 2022

The World Bank blacklisted at least, 11 Nigerian firms...

Two Nigerians shot dead in South Africa amid rising xenophobia

TWO Nigerian nationals were reportedly killed in Johannesburg, South...

Naira redesign: Nigerians abroad have nowhere to exchange old banknotes

NIGERIANS in the Diaspora have been excluded from the...

How Aguiyi-Ironsi was killed – Sani Bello, former ADC

SANI Bello, the aide-de-camp (ADC) to Nigeria's first military...

Ballot or bullet: Inside South-East Nigeria, ahead of 2023 election

DATELINE: Enugu, South-East Nigeria, Monday, January 9, 2023. It...
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