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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.
The new machine, when installed, is expected to enable the hospital attend to more cancer patients in the country, officials say.
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.
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.
Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.
An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.
Paris Saint-Germain outcast Adrien Rabiot has been suspended until the end of the month for a reported outing to a nightclub after last week’s Champions League loss to Manchester United.
Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister, Khalid Al-Falih, has said that member countries of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies led by Russia still have a lot of work to do to balance global oil markets, and are prepared to do what is necessary in this regards in the second half of 2019.
At least 66 people have been killed and 141,000 affected after heavy rains deluged central and northern Mozambique, the government has said as it appealed for funds to manage the crisis.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal has admitted as exhibits the bank account documents of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as his trial on charges of false and non-declaration of assets opened on Monday.
Nigeria’s U-19 Cricket Team proved bookmakers wrong by defeating host Namibia with 77 runs in the opening game of the Africa Division 1 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifiers played at the Wanderers Cricket Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia yesterday.