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Project PINK BLUE Sensitizes 99 nurses and retired midwives on advanced breast cancer

In Nigeria, some 100 000 new cases of cancer occur every year, with high case fatality ratio. With approximately 20% of the population of Africa and slightly more than half the population of West Africa, Nigeria contributed 15% to the estimated 681 000 new cases of cancer that occurred in Africa in 2008. A study shows that the commonest cancers ...

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Global average #internet speed grew 23% to 6.3 Mbps, 8.5% of users now have broadband

Global average connection speeds rose 23 percent year over year to 6.3 Mbps in Q1 2016. Furthermore, 8.5 percent of users now have broadband speeds of at least 25.0 Mbps, the closest the figure has ever been to double digits. The latest numbers come from Akamai, which published its quarterly State of the Internet Report. According to the report, 138 ...

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Press Release: NIGERIANS DEMAND FOR A NEW SOCIAL CONTRACT BETWEEN ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES AND CONSTITUENTS

As part of our efforts to deepen legislative accountability and citizens’ participation, YIAGA under its Young Legislators Accountability Project (YLAP) supported by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) conducted a Constituents Needs Assessment to assemble empirical data on the expectations and needs of constituents vis-à-vis promises made by legislators during elections. The assessment further examines strategies for effective ...

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ROTARY INTERNATIONAL NIGERIA DISTRICT 9125 HONOURS NIGERIAN JOURNALISTS FOR THEIR GOOD WORKS

Rotary International Nigeria District 9125 has done it again! This time, they have deemed it fit to honour professional journalists across Nigeria, particularly the ones who have over the years, stayed committed to reporting social development activities; promoting charity and humanitarian causes at various levels in our society. These Awards were distributed to the winners for each of the Five ...

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