Oct 15, 2011 – Stand Up To Cancer Naija Now Offering Free Breast Cancer Screening Service
Nowadays, every 60 seconds somewhere in the world a woman dies of breast cancer, you can help stop the clock. Breast cancer is the most common female cancer in Nigeria and statistics suggest that 1 out of every 20-25 women would have breast cancer in a lifetime and 7-10,000 new breast cancer cases occur every year in a population of over 70 Million women.
Stand Up To Cancer Naija is a leading youth based cancer advocacy group. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing essential medical information for people affected by or concerned about breast cancer. Stand Up To Cancer Naija helps individuals and families understand, interpret and act upon the most reliable and recent breast cancer information – including all of the latest research– so they can make the best decisions for their lives.
Date & Venue of Free Breast Cancer Screening in Nigeria
Location: Silverbird Galleria VI, Lagos
Date: Saturday Oct 29, 2011 at 11am – 6pm
Service is provided free of charge
A five-man gang which abducted a 15-year-old girl, raped and tortured her for two weeks has been smashed by the police in Lagos.
Although two members of the gang are still on the run, the police arrested three other members and a lady who lured the teenager to the gang’s den at Akesan, a suburb of Lagos.The suspects are to face trial at the Ikeja High Court after they were initially arraigned at Ejigbo Magistrate’s Court.
The victim was abducted on her way to her house in Igando area and taken to a hideout.
She was tortured and raped for two weeks by five men before she was rescued by the police at Akesan.
After the victim’s parents reported to the police at Igando station that the girl was missing, the police began to search for her and rescued her from a hideout where she was kept.
She sustained injuries on her body as a result of beatings by her captors.
The teenager is now receiving treatment at the Igando General Hospital.
If you can sing then here is a chance to become the next Nigerian Idol and win a USD100,000 in cash and recording contract as Nigerian Idol auditions comes to Portharcourt.
Auditions hold on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th October 2011 at the Presidential Hotel by 7am.
You can also get a chance to Party with Nigga Raw, Dj Zeez and more at the auditions.
Nigerian Idol is brought to you by Etisalat, in association with Pepsi and Sony. It is also supported by partners, Air Nigeria and Beat FM.