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Minister hails Shell for donating cancer treatment machine

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has lauded the Shell Petroleum Development Company for donating cancer treatment machine, which he said would contribute immensely to the fight against cancer in Nigeria.

National Hospital receives new radiotherapy machine

The new machine, when installed, is expected to enable the hospital attend to more cancer patients in the country, officials say.

National Hospital Abuja now equipped to treat 100 cancer patients daily – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to providing succour for people suffering from breast cancer, while it has also provided screening equipment that are geared towards the prevention of the disease in the country.

10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually – Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday in Abuja said 10,000 people die annually due to agony and lack of basic equipment for treatment of cancer.

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Amaju Pinnick dedicates 2019 AFCON ticket to Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians

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2019: Muhammadu Buhari showcases achievements, projections to commence campaign

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DR Congo Ebola response effort suspended in Beni after clashes

Efforts to fight an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo's restive eastern Beni region were suspended on Saturday after clashes just a "few metres" from a local emergency centre and the hotels of several response teams, the health ministry said.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack

Nigerian troops repelled an attack on a military base in northeastern Borno state in which a soldier was killed and four others were injured, military and militia sources told AFP on Saturday.
Pope Francis leads a mass to mark the World Day of the Poor, on November 18, 2018 at Saint Peter's basilica in Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO - AFP)

Pope denounces ‘din of rich few’ on World Day of Poor

Pope Francis railed against social inequality Sunday, lamenting "the din of the rich few" drowning out the voice of the needy, as he marked the second "World Day of the Poor".