Tag: sickle cell

Chinedu OkaforSeptember 23, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: Erica is painted as insensitive over the revelation of Laycon’s genotype

One of the most intense and heavily debated confrontations that occurred in this season’s Big Brother Naija show was the ...

tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Activism Blog] World Sickle Cell day: Love is not enough

The 19th of June has been earmarked as the World Sickle Cell day to create awareness about the blood disorder ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 3, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Why the Anambra allegations relate to the NGO Regulation Bill

The allegations raised by Aisha Edward, the President, Association of People Living With Sickle-Cell Disease, as it relates to issues ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 1, 2017

Opinion: Conquering the debilitating menace of sickle cell in Nigeria

by Gideon Arinze   Until the government steps up measures to tackle sickle cell, it will continue to ravage the ...

AzeezAugust 23, 2017

Nollywood actress, Eucharia Anunobi loses son

Nollywood actress, Eucharia Anunobi has lost her only son, Raymond to sickle cell anemia. The 15-year-old reportedly gave up the ...

ToluFebruary 10, 2017

#Impact365: Sickle Cell Aid Foundation calls on young, first time donors to be part of its Valentine Blood Drive today

Sickle cell disease is the most prevalent genetic disease in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) African Region. The blood disorder is ...

AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

UNIOSUN declares holiday after death of another student

The Osun State University has been shut down after protests by students following the death of one Feyisara Odeyinks of ...

RoqeebahDecember 1, 2016

Where is former House Speaker Dimeji Bankole?

Dimeji Sabur Bankole, the star boy of 2007. Ceremoniously taking over from Patricia Etteh as the 9th Speaker of the ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 21, 2015

Zahra Buhari speaks on the sister she lost to Sickle Cell

Zahra Buhari, the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, was named the brand ambassador of Scaf Nigeria, on Saturday. Scaf Nigeria, ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 22, 2015

Unilag graduate rapes sickle cell woman in Lekki

A man named Imonitie Ilen-Otuma has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 27-year-old sickle cell woman in ...

Mallam YeroJune 20, 2015

Of Time And Essence: Breaking the sickle cell cycle

Many people have lived with sickle cell all their life. They’ve never known anything else. They have the most severe ...

June 23, 2014

Tunde Kelani releases official trailer for ‘Dazzling Mirage’ starring Kemi Lala Akindoju for Sickle Cell Day (WATCH)

by Zara Mustapha   With anticipation at its peak; Tunde Kelani releases the official trailer for the movie Dazzling Mirage ...

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