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Over 80% of childhood cancers are curable — Expert

A consultant Haematologist, Dr Uche Nwokwu, says over 80 per cent of childhood cancers are curable because children respond faster to anticancer medicines and other forms of treatment, including surgery and radiotherapy than adults. Nwokwu, a consultant at the National Cancer Control Programme of the Ministry of Health, disclosed this in an interview with the
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Police apprehend 3 suspects for Kidnapping, robbery in Adamawa

The Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the arrest of three suspects for alleged Kidnapping and armed robbery, and also recovered three single barrel guns. DSP Suleiman Nguroje, the command’s spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, in Yola. Nguroje said the suspects were apprehended at various hideouts in Muleng and Chigari Villages of Song
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Police apprehend 3 suspects for Kidnapping, robbery in Adamawa

The Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the arrest of three suspects for alleged Kidnapping and armed robbery, and also recovered three single barrel guns. DSP Suleiman Nguroje, the command’s spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, in Yola. Nguroje said the suspects were apprehended at various hideouts in Muleng and Chigari Villages of Song
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World Down Syndrome Day: NGO condemns discrimination against children, young adults

By Gabriel Ewepu and Fortune Eromosele – Abuja As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Down Syndrome Day,  WDSD, a non-profit making organization, the Engraced Ones Parent Support Group for Special Needs, EOPSGSN, weekend, condemned discrimination against children and young adults living with Down syndrome in the country. While expressing dismay
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Curfew: NBA wants review by Edo State government over alleged extortions

The Benin branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on Governor Godwin Obaseki for a review of the 10 pm to 6 am curfew imposed in the state as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak as it alleged that security agencies were using the opportunity to extort innocent persons

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COVID-19 Vaccination: Lagos NMA demands equity, prioritisation of health workers

By Chioma Obinna As Lagos prepares to roll out its COVID vaccination programme, medical doctors in the state are demanding equity in the vaccination processes as well as strict adherence to the initial plans of vaccinating health workers and other front liners to ensure a hitch-free vaccination of all Lagosians. In a chat with Vanguard
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2023: Zone Presidency to Southeast UBNi urges political parties

By Tordue Salem – Abuja The United for Better Nigeria Initiative (UBNi) has urged all political parties in Nigeria to zone their presidential tickets to South East come 2023. In her response, to the report submitted by the committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which advised that the presidential ticket should be thrown open
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