Tag: cancer

YNaijaAugust 11, 2023

Professor Pat Utomi Opens Up About Cancer Diagnosis

Renowned professor of political economy, Pat Utomi, has candidly shared his personal battle with cancer, shedding light on his journey ...

YNaijaJanuary 13, 2023

I was placed on medication for life – Mercy Johnson opens up on cancer scare

Mercy Johnson, a star in the Nigerian film industry, has now spoken publicly about her battle with cancer and the ...

YNaijaDecember 30, 2022

Brazil mourns the death of Pele at age 82 

On Thursday night, as Brazil grieved the loss of soccer’s greatest hero Pele, both Christ the Redeemer and the Maracana ...

tosin adesinaDecember 3, 2018

Zenera celebrates fifth anniversary with cancer awareness walk

With over 72,000 deaths per annum and over 100,000 new cases annually, Nigeria remains one of the countries with a ...

tosin adesinaMarch 12, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] How Nigerians kill Nigeria, the Betty Irabor experience

On the night of Friday 9th March, 2018 Mrs Betty Irabor was a guest at an exclusive women event organized ...

EditorSeptember 30, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Medicaid trains health workers on early detection of cancer

A health-focused charity, founded by the wife of the Governor of Kebbi, Zainab Shinkafi – Medicaid Cancer Foundation (MCF), has announced ...

ToluSeptember 30, 2017

#Impact365: The Dorcas Cancer Foundation is fighting cancer one child at a time

Nothing kills a child’s dream like the daily burden of checking in and out of hospitals seeking cure for an ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

80 percent of cancer cases in Nigeria curable, Health minister says

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, yesterday said that 80 percent of cancer cases are curable even as he disclosed ...

AzeezJuly 30, 2017

On-air personality, Sensei Uche diagnosed with cancer

On-air-personality, Uche Agbai, popularly known as Sensei Uche, has revealed he is battling with cancer. According to the City 105.1FM ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

HIV, cancer cure underway – Nobel laureate

A Nobel Laureate, Prof. Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, has said there are ongoing efforts to develop a universal cure for HIV and cancer. ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 20, 2017

Politicians and lawmakers show McCain love and support after brain cancer diagnosis

The prayers and well-wishes for Sen. John McCain have been pouring in since news that he was diagnosed with brain ...

EditorJuly 17, 2017

Ailing-Son Madueke: Where’s the place for compassion?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Amidst the corruption and money laundering scandals, it is common knowledge that Diezani Alison-Madueke, for over ...

AzeezJune 17, 2017

‘He reads Psalm 23 everyday…he has cancer’ | Billionaire kidnapper Evans’ wife speaks

Billionaire kidnapper, Evans is a very religious man who reads Psalm 23 every day, his wife Uchenna Onuamadike has said. ...

Op-ed EditorApril 6, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Living with death in Nigeria

by Olusegun Adeniyi My pastor, Evaristus Azodoh is a retired army colonel and a medical doctor; in fact, one of ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 31, 2017

Opinion: Stemming the rising cases of preventable deaths in Nigeria

by Jide Ojo I am deeply worried about the rising cases of terminal sicknesses, auto accidents and suicides in Nigeria. ...

ToluJanuary 22, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: About that coming out story ‘For Akin’

There are coming out stories and there is ‘For Akin’, written by Funmi Iyanda at the request of her friend ...

ToluJanuary 18, 2017

#Impact365: “Cancer is NOT a death sentence” | Tolulope Falowo of CancerAware Nigeria advocates cancer control

It’s still Cervical Cancer Awareness month and cancer awareness NGOs across the country are working extra hard to spread the ...

ToluDecember 9, 2016

#Impact365: Caleb Egwuenu’s NGO is standing up to cancer in Nigeria and making sure the awareness is non-stop

This scourge called cancer has cut short lives of millions of men, women and children across the world. The attendant ...

AzeezNovember 28, 2016

Justice Abang is a cancer eating the judiciary – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has said Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court is after him for asking ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

Nigeria has no functional cancer machine – Health minister

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has said Nigeria does not have any functional cancer machine at the moment. He ...

Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

Opinion: Sadly, we couldn’t #SaveMayowa, what happens next?

by Roqeebah Olaoniye Less than a month after the first news of a cancer patient in need of support broke ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 22, 2016

#Impact365: Wana Udobang has raised over N3 million for cancer, and she is still on the march

1k4cancer initiative, founded by popular media personality and writer, Wana Udobang, has raised over 3 million naira to assist cancer ...

AzeezAugust 20, 2016

#RioOlympics: Not even cancer can stop this athlete from competing…

There have been so many shockers and unusual events at this year’s Olympics at Rio Janeiro, Brazil. It was first ...

Isime EseneAugust 14, 2016

I made a mistake calling #SaveMayowa a scam – Linda Ikeji apologizes

A day after the Police confirmed that the #SaveMayowa initiative is as legit as legit can be, popular blogger, Linda ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 28, 2016

Y! Exclusive: Family member explains the #SaveMayowa saga [WATCH]

Earlier today, word spread that the #SaveMayowa initiative was a scam cooked up by her family members. YNaija visited the ...

Isime EseneJuly 28, 2016

Y! Exclusive: ‘How we found out it was a scam’ – NGO behind #SaveMayowa initiative [LISTEN]

Following our exclusive story on the status of the #SaveMayowa initiative, YNaija has an audio recording of actress, Toyin Aimakhu‘s ...

Isime EseneJuly 28, 2016

Y! Exclusive: How Mayowa Ahmed’s family scammed me – Toyin Aimakhu cries out

by Ore Peters Following a story by an online news platform that the #SaveMayowa initiative may have been a ruse ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 16, 2016

Opinion: Subsidise my kidney

by Okechukwu Ofili Its 2012, you just came back from the Christmas holidays in the abroad. You go in to ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 4, 2016

Adesuwa Onyenokwe reveals how her mother, siblings were diagnosed with cancer (READ)

Today (February 4) is world cancer day and one of the first things I read this morning was of a ...

Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 15, 2016

World-renowned singer, Celine Dion loses husband to cancer

Iconic singer, Celine Dion has lost her husband René Angélil. Amgelil passed away on Thursday, January 14, after battling throat cancer for ...

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