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WHO: Cancer claims 41,000 lives in Nigeria in 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Monday that 41,000 people lost their lives to cancer out of 166, 000 cases recorded in Nigeria last year.

World Prematurity Day: Prioritise capacity building for nurses – NANPAN

The National Association of Nigerian Paediatric Nurses has urged government to invest in capacity building for healthcare practitioners to boost the dearth of paediatric nurses and reduce preterm death rate.

Heavy drinking, long-term abstinence increase dementia risk – study

Researchers say heavy drinking or long-term abstinence could both contribute to increased risk of developing dementia.

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UNIBEN matriculates 11,772 students

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) on Saturday matriculated 11,772 students who were offered provisional admission.

UHC: Society wants recognition of family physicians

Dr Gbenga Ogunfowokan, the SOFPON Chairman, FCT/Keffi Chapter, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja in commemoration of the World Family Doctors Day (WFD), marked on May 19 annually.

VIO: ‘For Sale’ sign on moving vehicles is illegal in FCT

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Directorate of Road Traffic Services, VIO, says pasting “For Sale” sticker on moving vehicles as a way of marketing is illegal and a violation of the law.

CPC: Why it’s difficult to arrest, prosecute vote buyers

The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoyeh, has said that vote-buying is so rampant and widespread in the country that it is difficult to arrest and prosecute offenders.
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One killed, as gunmen abduct seven others in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have allegedly shot and killed a passenger at Okada junction, Benin/Lagos highway, during the weekend.