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Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K
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Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K

A Nigerian dad, 40, was stabbed to death on a busy London street while trying to protect his son. Michael Olatunde Fadayomi, who has been hailed as a "pillar of the community", was a football coach and a devoted single dad who was popular in the community. He was knifed after a fight started on the top floor of a busy bus in North West London on Thursday, April 29. Witnesses said Mr Fadayomi's teenage son - understood to be heading to football training - "had some problems on the bus with someone". When his father intervened, the confrontation escalated and spilled out onto the pavement. The son - who has not been named - desperately tried to intervene as his father was repeatedly stabbed before an ambulance arrived. Emergency services rushed to the scene shortly ...
Princess Shyngle Rushed to Hospital in an Ambulance after Attempting Suicide Again
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Princess Shyngle Rushed to Hospital in an Ambulance after Attempting Suicide Again

Princess Shyngle was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after she attempted suicide again. The actress, who attempted suicide in 2018, made another attempt on her life in the United States of America. Footage shared online shows her on a hospital bed. A medical report also shows the substances she consumed in her attempt to end her life. "Depression is real. I gat this," she captioned the video. Recall that in 2018, the actress was rescued by a neighbour and rushed to a hospital in Lekki, Lagos, after taking an overdose of a medication. She reportedly also drank bleach
Media Personality, Emmanuel Ugolee Rushed to Hospital in Ambulance after a 911 Call
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Media Personality, Emmanuel Ugolee Rushed to Hospital in Ambulance after a 911 Call

Media personality,  Emmanuel Ugolee, was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after he suffered a scary episode. Emma, who was diagnosed with a kidney disease years ago, said the experience was "scary". He shared a video of himself lying inside the ambulance, with tubes attached to his body. Medics finally succeeded in stabilising him and he took to Instagram to reiterate that "What God cannot do does not exist". He also shared a photo he took in front of the hospital after he felt better. Sharing a video, he wrote: I know that some take these words for a joke : "What God cannot do does not exist" but my brother / my sister, there is nothing ò! This 1st slide is me at 3am this morning. Taking a ride in the ambulance after a 911 call. The episode was definitely ...
Inside the ‘completely lawless’ town in Australia where horrific rape and violence runs rampant because they have no police
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Inside the ‘completely lawless’ town in Australia where horrific rape and violence runs rampant because they have no police

A small town in Australia has been branded "completely lawless" as its lack of police presence has made horrific sex attacks and violence run rampant. The town known as Fregon, in Southern Australia is totally off the radar of cops, and has now been thrust into the spotlight after a nurse was brutally raped and murdered. Fregon is an Aboriginal community, where Indigenous peoples of the Australian mainland live. It is one of six in the APY lands. Home to up to 300 people at any one time, the closest police are located more than half an hour away in Umuwa - which is not permanently manned by police itself. A nurse known as Gayle Woodford, 56, took up a job with Nganampa Health Council in South Australia, and often went to Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. ...
Model Who was Left Brain-damaged after taking a Bite of Pretzel is Awarded $29.5 Million by Jury
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Model Who was Left Brain-damaged after taking a Bite of Pretzel is Awarded $29.5 Million by Jury

The family of an American model and aspiring model has been awarded nearly $30 million in damages by a Las Vegas jury after she ate a peanut butter-filled pretzel and suffered a massive allergic reaction that left her with brain damage and unable to speak or walk. Chantel Giacalone’s family was awarded the $29.5 million on Friday, April 9, when a jury found that the responding ambulance service negligently treated her in 2013, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. A jury in the civil case found that MedicWest Ambulance, whose staffers came to treat Chantel Giacalone, was at fault for lacking the IV epinephrine that was necessary to properly treat severe allergic reactions. “At least my daughter will be taken care of. I’m happy about that,” Jack Giacalone, Chantel’s father...
Police uncover secret Instagram group where teenage girls as young as 12 prepare and plan to commit suicide
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Police uncover secret Instagram group where teenage girls as young as 12 prepare and plan to commit suicide

Police have uncovered a secret Instagram group named 'suicide' involving twelve girls, aged between 12 and 16 years old across southern England, where the young girls plan to have "suicidal crises" and "serious self-harm". According to the BBC, the police investigation discovered the online group when three of the girls went missing and were found seriously unwell in London. The group of girls travelled by train to meet in London. They were found seriously unwell in a street and taken by ambulance to hospital for emergency treatment. One of the girls mentioned they had first met each other online and discussed suicide, according to the police briefing. Police officers then examined digital devices to identify the name of the online group and its other members. Seven o...
Man Seen with Ladder Sticking Out of his Head after he Impaled Himself While Doing Renovations at home
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Man Seen with Ladder Sticking Out of his Head after he Impaled Himself While Doing Renovations at home

A man had to be rushed to hospital after a ladder became impaled in his head. Erkan Kacar, 43, was planning to do some renovations on his home, in the district of Ilkadim in the northern Turkish city of Samsun, when the accident happened. According to local news site Sabah, he stretched out to reach some tools which were stored on a high shelf along with the ladder, but as he grappled for his gear, the ladder fell onto his head. A sharp iron protrusion from the three-step ladder lodged into Erkan's head and would not come loose, so an ambulance and emergency team were called to the scene. An emergency team was unable to cut the iron nub away from the ladder, so Erkan had to be taken to the hospital with the ladder still attached to his head. However, on the way t...
Woman Who Didn’t Know she was Pregnant Gives birth in a Car Park Just Feet away From her Partner who was Working Inside
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Woman Who Didn’t Know she was Pregnant Gives birth in a Car Park Just Feet away From her Partner who was Working Inside

A woman who had no idea she was pregnant has given birth in an Asda car park just feet away from her partner who was working in the store. Delyth Jones, 25, thought she was suffering from appendicitis when her contractions started only for her to give birth half an hour later. When she began suffering contractions, she called paramedics. On their way to the maternity ward, they were forced to stop at the store where Delyth's sister Kate also works in Pwllheli, Wales. Meanwhile her partner Dean Stawman, 26, finished his shift there oblivious to the drama that was unfolding just feet away. He only found out he was a new dad when he got home. Delyth said: "I've had a pain like that before and had been rushed in before, so assumed it was something similar. I phoned my mu...
Update: Tiger Woods is Awake and Recovering in Hospital after Car Crash
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Update: Tiger Woods is Awake and Recovering in Hospital after Car Crash

Golf legend, Tiger Woods was involved in a single-car crash on Tuesday morning, February 23,  in California, and was taken to a hospital, where he underwent surgery over multiple leg injuries. An official statement has been released from Woods' official account after the car crash, providing an update on Woods' medical status after his surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. “We thank everyone for the overwhelming support and messages during this tough time,” the statement read. “As previously communicated, Tiger was involved in a single-car accident earlier this morning in California. He has undergone a long surgical procedure on his lower right leg and ankle after being brought to the hospital.” “Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extrem...
Tiger Woods Injured in Car Crash
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Tiger Woods Injured in Car Crash

  Tiger Woods is on admission at a hospital after a car crash in L.A. County. The accident occured on Tuesday morning. The golfer was pulled from the vehicle, according to TMZ. L.A. Sheriff’s Department said at 7:12 AM, they responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. “The vehicle sustained major damage. The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods,” officials said. “Mr. Woods was extricated from the wrec…then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.” The cause of the accident is being investigated. Woods, 45, was in the area f...
FC Porto And Braga Players Push Ambulance Off Pitch After Breakdown
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FC Porto And Braga Players Push Ambulance Off Pitch After Breakdown

Players from Porto and Braga came together and pushed an ambulance off the pitch during a Portuguese cup match. The Ambulance broke down after attending to an injured player, who had to be taken off. After the injured player was put on a stretcher and placed inside the vehicle, the ambulance failed to start. The ambulance required players from both teams to push the vehicle off the pitch. Watch Video; https://youtu.be/A__7awCQBD4
Dr. Dre Pays Ex-wife $2 Million in Temporary Support While he Recovers from Brain Aneurysm
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Dr. Dre Pays Ex-wife $2 Million in Temporary Support While he Recovers from Brain Aneurysm

Dr. Dre reportedly paid his ex-wife Nicole Young $2 million in temporary spousal support while he recovers from a brain aneurysm in a Los Angeles hospital. According to legal documents filed Wednesday, Dec 6, the mega producer authorized the $2 million payment from his hospital bed. The 55-year-old music producer suffered a brain aneurysm Monday, Dec 4, and was rushed by ambulance to Cedars and taken directly to ICU, where he is "resting comfortably" according to his lawyer. A hearing on the matter of the couple's divorce was heard in a courtroom on Wednesday, Dec 6. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, was represented by his attorneys in court. The judge postponed the divorce proceedings until a later date to give Dre time to heal from his brain injury. According to ...
Diego Maradona’s last words before his death revealed as Argentina’s president orders three days of national mourning
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Diego Maradona’s last words before his death revealed as Argentina’s president orders three days of national mourning

On Wednesday November 25, the world was shocked by news of the death of former Barcelona, Napoli and Argentina playmaker, Diego Maradona.   He passed away at the age of 60 after reportedly suffering a heart attack in his native Argentina.   His final words before his death has now been revealed. According to the football legend's family, Maradona's last words before he died were: “I don’t feel well.”   According to his nephew, Johnny Esposito, Maradona complained he didn’t feel well after having breakfast on Wednesday and said he was going to lie down again.   Johnny described how Maradona had awoken in the morning looking pale and complaining of feeling cold.   He went back to bed after a quick breakfast where he is said to have pron...
Another victim allegedly succumbs to his injuries after ambulance sent to pick him up was stopped at Adekunle, End SARS protest frontliner reveals
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Another victim allegedly succumbs to his injuries after ambulance sent to pick him up was stopped at Adekunle, End SARS protest frontliner reveals

Another person has allegedly died as a result of the violence in Lagos State, Modupe "Moe" Odele, one of the frontliners of the End SARS protest has revealed.   Moe, who is the founder of Scale My Hustle, said the boy died after the ambulance sent to pick him up was stopped at Adekunle in Yaba.   She wrote: "I’m heartbroken. We just got a report that the boy our ambulance was going to get (when they were stopped at Adekunle) just died. Now the arrangement has moved to getting his body.   "This people have failed us."     More people are reporting fatalities despite the state governor stating there were no fatalities.   Another Twitter user just shared a post, tagging Moe and other members of the feminist coalition and askin...
CR7 Travels By Air Ambulance To Italy To Reduce Quarantine Time
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CR7 Travels By Air Ambulance To Italy To Reduce Quarantine Time

    According to journalist Tancredi Palmeri, Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to end his quarantine in Portugal and spend it in Turin. In Italy, the quarantine is 10 days rather than 14. It will allow him to play against Hellas Verona and then Barcelona in the Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo was in the news on Tuesday afternoon after it game out that he tested positive for coronavirus. No other teammate has come back positive so the Portuguese FA have just put Ronaldo in quarantine. The others are available for the match with Sweden. The Juventus footballer stayed in his room at the Cidade do Futebol, on the outskirts of Lisbon. He was spotted watching Portugal’s training session from the balcony. The cameras spotted him smiling while watching his teammates. The ...
Chacha Eke Allegedly Rushed To Hospital In An Ambulance Following Marriage Crisis
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Chacha Eke Allegedly Rushed To Hospital In An Ambulance Following Marriage Crisis

Popular Nollywood actress, Chacha Eke Faani was allegedly rushed to the hospital in an ambulance, following her announcement about marriage crisis. According to eyewitnessses who claimed to be at the scene of the incident, Chacha was allegedly forced to enter the ambulance after she started acting strange. Comfort Gabriella, who also claimed to be an eye witness, confirmed that the actress was saying things that could not be understood, and they had to beg her to enter the ambulance for medical attention. “I was there and she’s not mad but she was talking rubbish like a mad person. People were begging her to enter the ambulance. First one left, they had to call another one”, Gabriella wrote.
Ifeanyi Ubah Snubs Innoson Ambulance, Buys Foreign Vehicles (Photos)
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Ifeanyi Ubah Snubs Innoson Ambulance, Buys Foreign Vehicles (Photos)

The Senator Ifeanyi Ubah led Anambra Progressives has shunned Nigeria’s only vehicle manufacturing company, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing(IVM), and has purchased foreign medical ambulances, for the launching of the two (2) isolation centres built by the group in Awka and Nnewi. The pictures and videos of the delivery of the two (2) Japanese medical ambulances were shared proudly on social media by Senator Ifeanyi Ubah's media team. Senator Ifeanyi Ubah who is representing Anambra South Senatorial District hails from Nnewi, the same town and base of Innoson vehicles and the founder, Chief Innocent Chukwuma. It will be recalled that Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, who won the Anambra South Senatorial election with the campaign slogan of "The Recovery of Igbo Economy" was alleged to have ...
Husband of Train Worker who Died from COVID-19 after Being Spat on, Says her Death has Destroyed his World
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Husband of Train Worker who Died from COVID-19 after Being Spat on, Says her Death has Destroyed his World

The heartbroken husband of a London train worker who died from Coronavirus after being spat on by a thug says his world and that of their 11-year-old daughter have been destroyed as he slams her bosses over lack of PPE. Speaking with The Sun after police interviewed and then released a 57-year-old man following the spitting incident on March21, Lusamba Katalay originally from Congo revealed how losing Belly Mujinga, 47, has broken his family. The last time he saw his wife in person was when an ambulance took her from their flat in Hendon, north London. She died two days later at Barnet Hospital. 'I don't know how I'd react if I saw the man who did this,' he said. 'I'm normally reasonable but I'm so devastated right now I might lose it and attack him, I just don't know. And my ...
Iron Maiden Frontman Bruce Dickinson’s Estranged Wife, Paddy Bowden Dies in Tragic Accident
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Iron Maiden Frontman Bruce Dickinson’s Estranged Wife, Paddy Bowden Dies in Tragic Accident

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson's estranged wife, Paddy Bowden has died in a 'tragic accident.' She was found dead at their marital home in Chiswick, West London at about 10am on Monday, May 18. In a statement, Dickinson said: 'This is a terrible tragedy which appears to be a tragic accident. 'Our children Austin, Griffin and Kia and I are devastated. Out of respect for Paddy we won't be making any further comment at this hugely difficult and painful time for our family.' London Ambulance Service also confirmed they had attended, but that the patient was pronounced dead on arrival. A spokesperson said: 'We were called at 9.42am today to reports of a person unwell in Barrowgate Road, Chiswick. 'We sent two ambulance crews to the scene – the first one arriving with...
Anxiety as Adamawa Emirate title holder dies of suspected COVID-19
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Anxiety as Adamawa Emirate title holder dies of suspected COVID-19

A title holder in the Adamawa emirate has died of suspected COVID-19, causing anxiety within the palace in Yola and the rest of Adamawa State. DAILY POST gathered Saturday morning that Ma’aji Adamawa, Rufai Ahmad Duwa, died on Friday at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola, after battling symptoms believed to be those of COVID-19, and was buried Friday evening in Yola town, Yola South LGA. Sources at the FMC disclosed that considering the symptoms he was manifesting, the hospital took his samples for COVID-19 testing and was placed under surveillance. The sources said even family members were prevented from having contact with him. The hospital was said to have monitored and ensured that safety rules were observed in the course of the fun...
I Was Close To Dying From Liver & Kidney Failure – Young Thug Reveals
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I Was Close To Dying From Liver & Kidney Failure – Young Thug Reveals

American rapper, singer, and songwriter, Jeffery Lamar Williams, known professionally as Young Thug reveals that he was in the hospital for 17 days that he claims almost took his life. While live-streaming on Wednesday (April 29), the rapper told his tale. “So, I kinda just stayed in the bed and I was like, ‘Yo, call the ambulance. I can’t move my body,'” Young Thug revealed. “Then later, when the ambulance came, I couldn’t get out of the bed. They had to get me out of the bed, basically. I felt like my whole body was numb and I couldn’t move.” “I went to the hospital and I had found out that I had liver and kidney failure,” Thugger continued. The rapper has previously shared that he once struggled with an addiction to Lean. “And I kinda had sorta passed away like, I kinda died. ...
Actor Yomi Fabiyi Volunteers To Be A Driver For NCDC
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Actor Yomi Fabiyi Volunteers To Be A Driver For NCDC

Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi has volunteered to take up any job at the NCDC as a way of supporting the health agency during this period. Speaking via a series of tweets he said he has a valid drivers licence and can drive an ambulance conveniently, among others. He said “If you have link or access to the management, pls redirect. The situation is getting tougher, centres need more volunteers and support. Lagos in particular. I can drive an ambulance conveniently. “I am willing to drive an AMBULANCE or be a support worker at any unskilled department for @NCDCgov Lagos govt @jidesanwoolu during this pandemic on pro-bono. I don’t want to engage the emergency number in other not to deny an urgent medical call. My Email: yomi.fabiyi01@gmail.com
COVID-19: FG needs cooperation from all sectors – SGF286556
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COVID-19: FG needs cooperation from all sectors – SGF286556

Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 have called for cooperation from all sectors in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Mustapha said this while receiving volunteer personnel, ambulance, buses, and some medical equipment, including ventilators donated by Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to Federal Government. Mr. Philip Kyanet, NIMASA Head of Corporate Communications, disclosed this in a statement in Lagos on Monday. Commending NIMASA for the gesture, Mustapha advised other organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to emulate the agency and support the efforts to curb the spread of the pandemic, so that Nigerians could live their normal live...
Winners Chapel Donates Ambulance And Ventilators To NCDC In Abuja
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Winners Chapel Donates Ambulance And Ventilators To NCDC In Abuja

Living Faith church, aka winners chapel Abuja branch has donated a well equipped Ambulance, one hospital ventilator and two new sets of transport ventilator to NCDC. Also this is a different one from one donated at the church headquarter earlier this week to both Ogun and Lagos state. Photos below.. The Living Faith Goshen, has donated to the National Centre for Disease Control in their Abuja office the following items to help it in the pursuit and curtailing of the novel corona virus COVID19 ravaging the entire world. One new Toyota Ambulance , 1 set of Hospital Ventilator, and 2 new sets of Transport Ventilator. The delegates were led by Bishop Thomas Aremu. Vice President Mission Inspectorate Service and Pst. Abraham Ojeme on behalf of Bishop David O. Abioye the First Vic...
Okada Riders Burn FRSC Office in Minna
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Okada Riders Burn FRSC Office in Minna

A group of commercial motorcycle, Okada riders, in Minna, Niger state on Friday razed down the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC office over the alleged death of one their members. According to a report by The Punch, the death of the rider was alleged to have been caused by the FRSC officials. It was learnt that the late motorcyclist rode against traffic along the GRA in the state and in a bid to arrest him, the FRSC officials on patrol opened their vehicle door to block his motorcycle. Eyewitnesses said the rider crashed the motorcycle in the process and hit his head on the pavement, leading to a serious injury. He was said to have been rushed to a hospital where he died. Eyewitnesses claimed that the accident resulted in the death of two people; the rider and hi...
Coronavirus: Osun State Denies Virus is in the State
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Coronavirus: Osun State Denies Virus is in the State

The Osun state government has denied report that a suspected case of coronavirus is present in the state. According to Twitter user, @ChinyereOranugo, the suspected case of coronavirus was recorded on the NYSC orientation camp in Ekiti state, and was being isolated in Osun state. The Twitter user, @ChinyereOranugo; “Please Nigerians, my family and I need your help at this time. My cousin who schooled in the Uk and returned home 26/01/2020 to serve in the NYSC was posted to Ekiti state for his orientation and he’s down with cough so has been quarantined and sent to Osun state, but he’s not but he’s not been fed since yesterday that he’s been quarantined and he’s complaining of dizziness. Not only that, he was carried like a waybill in a poorly kept ambulance. It’s almost as if ...
Coronavirus: Man Locks Wife in Bathroom After she Returned From Italy
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Coronavirus: Man Locks Wife in Bathroom After she Returned From Italy

A Lithuanian man locked his wife in the bathroom and refused to let her out, over fear that he and the children might contract the Coronavirus, after his wife arrived from Italy. Police in Vilnius, Lithuania, received a distress call from a woman in the city’s Antakalnis upscale neighborhood, who claimed to have been locked in her home bathroom by her husband and two adult sons. A police crew was directed to the location of the call, but when they arrived on the scene, they quickly realized that this wasn’t the domestic dispute… The husband casually told police that he had indeed locked his wife in the bathroom, but only to prevent getting infected with the coronavirus. “We got the report that a husband and two adult sons refused to let the woman out of the bathroo...
Nigerian Man Murdered In His Istanbul Apartment Being Taken To Ambulance
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Nigerian Man Murdered In His Istanbul Apartment Being Taken To Ambulance

Police Takes Emijay, Nigerian Man Murdered in Turkey into Ambulance Thousands of Nigerians live in Mecidiyeköy and Istanbul at large. But panic grilled the Nigerian community in Istanbul following the news which got spread early Saturday morning. E.J, (Full name withheld) lives in Mecidiyeköy, A crowded business area in Istanbul Turkey. Emy-Jay was confirmed dead by the Turkish ambulance doctor and was coupled into their vehicle by the Turkish police. I personally learnt he was seen tied and stabbed to death in his bedroom. It is important to know that even if you scream in your room from now till another decade in Istanbul buildings, It will take a miracle to get someone come to your aid and in most cases, the houses are sound proofs which means nobody will even hear you. ...
Mum who Beheaded her Eight-month-old Baby is Jailed for 25-years
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Mum who Beheaded her Eight-month-old Baby is Jailed for 25-years

An evil mother who beheaded her eight-month-old baby has been jailed for 25-years, the maximum term for a woman in Belarus, while her accomplice will be executed with a bullet to the head after losing his Supreme Court appeal. The mother of the child, 26-year-old Natalya Kolb, and her friend Viktar Syarhel, 48, were drinking together at her flat in Luninets when they killed Hanna in 2018 According to Metro UK, her husband Leonid, 28, came home with the couple’s other children aged four and six and saw his daughter’s severed head in a pool of blood. The child had 46 separate injuries on her body after being badly beaten and killed with a kitchen knife. A neighbor said: ‘He saw a scene out of the horror movies. The ambulance doctor fainted when she came in.’ In 2019, Brest Re...
Mother Placed a Newborn Baby in a Washing Machine- Found Dead
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Mother Placed a Newborn Baby in a Washing Machine- Found Dead

A Russian woman is facing charges over the murder of her newborn baby who was found dead in a washing machine. Russian authorities said in an official report that the popular hairdresser Nadezhda Zavialova, 31, gave birth to her fourth child prematurely during the night.  The next morning, her husband Denis called the ambulance after seeing his wife covered in blood, inside their home in the Talitsa, Sverdlovsk region. A police source confirmed the baby had been put into the washing machine, and a murder investigation has been launched. The woman, who has a son from her previous marriage, and two daughters from her current husband, is currently in hospital is facing charges over the murder of her newborn child which under article 106 of the Russian Criminal Code, she could be ...
Ambulance Conveying Corpse of Catholic Priest’s Mother Gutted by Fire
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Ambulance Conveying Corpse of Catholic Priest’s Mother Gutted by Fire

An ambulance conveying the corpse of one Mrs. Onyemata said to be mother of Rev. Fr. Alex Onyemata, a Catholic priest serving under Okigwe Catholic Diocese, was gutted by fire over the weekend. The corpse was reportedly rescued from the fire caused by petrol leakage while the ambulance was on its way to Mercy Mortuary in Umulogho community of Obowo, Imo State. According to eyewitnesses, family members and other mourners rescued the corpse from the fire incident which occurred on Saturday January 11, at  Owerri-Umuahia expressway. The corpse was subsequently carried in a stretcher to the mortuary by the mourners who were forced to walk.
NYSC processes N1m insurance for Channels TV reporter killed in Shiites/Police clash
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NYSC processes N1m insurance for Channels TV reporter killed in Shiites/Police clash

The National Youth Service Corps authorities are reportedly processing a N1m insurance for the family of late Channels TV reporter, Precious Owolabi, killed in last week's violent clash between the police and Shiites in Abuja.   Amid calls for an upward review of the insurance cover by the Federal Government, it was learnt that the N1m insurance was usually paid to any late corps member’s next of kin.   “The next of kin of any corps member who dies during the national service will be paid an insurance benefit of N1m. “The processing will cover the death certificate and other documentation. There is an insurance company that handles it for the NYSC. “All the corps members usually fill forms indicating their next of kin, names, addresses and other contact details. S...
Residents Discover Dead Baby Inside Lagos Canal
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Residents Discover Dead Baby Inside Lagos Canal

Officials of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government have evacuated the corpse of a newborn baby dumped inside the canal along Wuraola Street, Ladipo Oshodi area of Lagos. The corpse was later deposited at the morgue. The corpse, wrapped with baby shawl and pampers, was found in the canal by the residents of the street who alerted the local government. One of the residents, Mrs. Adigun Tawakalitu, who was among those who first saw the corpse, said the lifeless body of the infant was disposed in a manner that it would be easily noticed by every passerby. She said: “This is shameful and must not be encouraged as our youths now engage in promiscuity at free will. How can someone in her right senses do this type of thing? If their parents had done same to them would they have been alive? Mor...
Nigerian Doctor Reveals How He Saved A Man From Dying During His Flight To Lagos
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Nigerian Doctor Reveals How He Saved A Man From Dying During His Flight To Lagos

A Nigerian doctor identified as James King has narrated how he saved a man from death during a flight recently. The man took to his Facebook page to tell his story. According to him, a fellow passenger close to him collapsed mid-air and he had to move into action immediately to save him from the grip of horrific death. Below is how he told his story: Its getting clearer now, ...why I was born. I just saved a life who would have possibly died midair in the aircraft I was a passenger in. I was on seat 14F of BOEING 737-300 of AZMAN AIR from Kano to Lagos. Suddenly, his head dropped. A passenger on seat to my far left on the other side of the aisle. The Indian man sitting besides him screamed and called the attention of the air officials. The Indian said i...
Male Nurse Pushed down from One-chance Bus has Died
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Male Nurse Pushed down from One-chance Bus has Died

A Nurse pushed down moving vehicle by “one-chance” operators in Lagos state has died following his head injuries. A Nursing Officer II at the National Orthopaedic Hospital Igbobi, Lagos state, identified as Aderoju Victor Olumuyiwa has died, few days after he was pushed down a one chance vehicle in Lagos. On Wednesday May 22, Nurse Aderoju was on his way to work when he unknowingly boarded a one-chance bus. After he was robbed, the operators allegedly pushed him out of the moving vehicle. He fell and sustained head injury. The one chance operators who are usually criminals out to kidnap and rob unsuspecting people zoomed off leaving Aderoju to his faith. He was spotted lying unconscious by around Bolade bus stop in Oshodi area of Lagos by a good Samaritan who immediately notified ...
Train Traveling From Lagos To Kano Derails In Niger
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Train Traveling From Lagos To Kano Derails In Niger

According to The Nation, a Kano- bound passenger train from Lagos on Monday derailed in Maikunkele, Bosso local government area of Niger state injuring several people. The derailment took place between Maikunkele and Jangaru at about 1.30 pm. According to eyewitnesses, the first class coaches attached to the engine were not mostly affected while the canteen and the second class coaches fell off the rail. Five coaches in all were affected. The Nation gathered that the train had been on the way from Lagos in the past three days. The passengers, according to eyewitnesses, in a struggle for safety tried jumping off the window to safety causing a lot of injuries. It was gathered that the accident was caused by cattle crossing the railway with the train running into the...
19-year-old sSudent Burnt to Death two weeks after she gave a  Complaint about Headmaster
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19-year-old sSudent Burnt to Death two weeks after she gave a Complaint about Headmaster

Nusrat Jahan Rafi was doused with kerosene and set on fire at her school in Bangladesh. Less than two weeks earlier, she had filed a sexual harassment complaint against her headmaster. 19-year-old Nusrat was from Feni, a small town 100 miles (160km) south of Dhaka and was studying at a madrassa, ( Islamic school) On 27 March, she said the headmaster called her into his office and repeatedly touched her in an inappropriate manner. Before things could go any further she ran out. According to BBC, Nusrat went to the police with the help of her family on the day the alleged abuse happened. At the local police station she gave a statement. She should have been provided with a safe environment to recall her traumatic experiences. Instead she was filmed by the officer in charge on his ...
Woman Butchered By Unknown Persons in Abuja, Her Child Abducted
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Woman Butchered By Unknown Persons in Abuja, Her Child Abducted

A yet to be identified woman was attacked by unknown persons in the Kuje area in Abuja today February 23rd. A LIB reader who shared the story said the woman's daughter was abducted from her by her attackers. Read the account below ''This woman was found Butchered along Kuje Road this morning. She was brought into Kuje General hospital by a good Samaritan who saw her by Kuje Junction. The woman had a 9 months baby that was taken from her by the hoodlums who use matchet on her. The hospital recommended she was transferred to University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada because she was having fractures and some of her fingers were cut off. She also had a deep lacerations on her neck all this required services that Kuje Hospital cannot handle. She was later admitted in Kuj...
Four Soldiers, Five Terrorists Killed in Boko Haram Attack on Yobe Community
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Four Soldiers, Five Terrorists Killed in Boko Haram Attack on Yobe Community

Five Boko Haram members, an army officer and three soldiers died on Saturday at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area (LGA) of Yobe State during an encounter between troops and terrorists, Nigerian Army has said. The Army spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, who confirmed the attack in a statement yesterday, said the casualties were recorded when the terrorists attacked a military formation in the town. The Nigerian Army Special Forces School and 27 Task Force Brigade are both located in Buni Yadi. Musa said five other soldiers were wounded and were receiving treatment in the Brigade Field Ambulance. Musa said the insurgents were armed with four gun trucks, one Mine Resistant Ambush Protection, one MOWAC (heavy fighting equipment) and assorted arms and ammunition. He noted that ...
Accident Victim Dies in Traffic While Being Rushed to the Hospital
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Accident Victim Dies in Traffic While Being Rushed to the Hospital

An accident victim, who was returning from work has reportedly died inside traffic, while being rushed to the hospital in Lagos state. According to Twitter user, @otybe, the accident victim was on his way from work, when he was involved in a bike accident with a truck. She narrated how an ambulance couldn’t get to him because of traffic, and he later gave up the ghost few minutes to the hospital. See what she wrote below; I lost a colleague yesterday to the cold hands of death. This guy was a definition of the Bible’s definition of ‘toiling the earth’. Not like he was rich but he was way better than where he was coming from. The most painful part of his death is that it was avoidable. How do you explain seeing someone at work and then the next minute he’s gone. He was invol...
Prince Philip Involved In Car Accident
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Prince Philip Involved In Car Accident

Prince Philip involved in car accident close to the Sandringham Estate while driving in his car, which had a collision with another vehicle on the road. Buckingham Palace confirmed the 97-year-old was not injured in the collision at 3.30pm on the A149, near West Newton in Norfolk, Metro UK reports. The Duke of Edinburgh was pulling out from a driveway in his Range Rover when the accident happened. Norfolk Police said officers were called to the Sandringham Estate shortly before 3pm ‘following reports of a collision involving two cars’. A spokesman added that police and ambulance crews attended and two people in one of the vehicles suffered minor injuries. A palace spokeswoman confirmed the duke was driving when the accident happened. She added: ‘He saw a doctor as a ...
Staff slumps and dies at the Lagos airport
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Staff slumps and dies at the Lagos airport

A staff today slumped and dies at the Lagos airport, and the slow response of emergency ambulance was fingered as being slow to respond. A yet-to-be identified staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) slumped and died, this morning, at the Lagos airport. According to reports by an eyewitness, the deceased hit his head against the floor during the fall and some travelers who were medical experts, tried resuscitating for over 5 minutes, but eventually lost him. The slow response of emergency ambulance was also blamed, as it was gathered that it took another 30 minutes for the airport’s emergency ambulance to show up.
Nigerian lady narrates heartbreaking experience in Lagos
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Nigerian lady narrates heartbreaking experience in Lagos

A Nigerian lady has narrated her heartbreaking experience in Lagos state, saying the country is in trouble. She took to her Facebook page to write about how she rescued some accident victims on 3rd Mainland bridge Lagos. Though four people were involved in the accident, two died before an ambulance could arrive. See the heartbreaking experience below; The 3rd Mainland Accident: It’s really sad what we experience in this country. We must be very mindful of what we do as well as what we watch and allow others do without speaking up or helping out. I found myself in an unusual mad traffic 8pm yesterday on 3rd mainland. On getting to the bridge we saw an accident involving 4 men a dispatch rider and an okada man. The okada man was carrying 2 passengers and they had a collision wi...
US Hits Libyan Militia Leader With Sanctions
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US Hits Libyan Militia Leader With Sanctions

Libyan militia leader Salah Badi was placed on the US sanctions blacklist Monday, days after the United Nations Security Council placed global restrictions on doing business with the Islamist commander.   Libyans greet National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters upon their arrival in Benghazi from Sirte on October 22, 2011. The eastern Libyan city of Benghazi rocked with gunfire and chants of “Allahu Akbar” (God is Great) as trucks full of fighters who defeated Muammar Gaddafi’s forces in his hometown of Sirte returned home. AFP PHOTO In the wake of fractious international talks last week aimed at stabilizing the violence-torn country, the US State Department said Badi was being sanctioned because he had worked to undermine Libya’s government and stability since 2014. ...
Court Finds Teenager Guilty Of Stabbing Nigerian Boy To Death In The UK
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Court Finds Teenager Guilty Of Stabbing Nigerian Boy To Death In The UK

A teenager has been convicted of murdering an 18-year-old man in Hackney, east London. Jonathan Abora -guilty of murder A teenager has been found guilty of stabbing a Nigerian boy to death in UK after the convict prowled the streets of Hackney in a car before attacking the young man. Jonathan Abora, 18, was found guilty of the murder of Israel Ogunsola, aged 18, of Hackney following a three-week trial at the Old Bailey in London. The court heard how shortly before 20:00hrs on Wednesday, 4 April, officers on patrol in Morning Lane, E9 were alerted to a serious incident close by. Officers arrived in Link Street, junction with Morning Lane, and found Israel suffering stab wounds. They assisted an off-duty paramedic in providing emergency first aid until the London Ambul...
300-Level UNIBEN Student Dies After Urinating Blood
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300-Level UNIBEN Student Dies After Urinating Blood

It is a sad moment for the family members of a student who died after urinating blood in UNIBEN. The late student A 300-level Entrepreneurship student of the Department of Management Sciences, University of Benin, Austin Okafor has died reportedly as a result of the lackadaisical attitude of the school management. According to reports, Okafor had gone to the Health Centre on October, 2, 2018, for medical attention and was referred to the Uniben Teaching Hospital, on Wednesday morning, after he started urinating blood. It was gathered that despite the emergency situation, the ambulance conveying him with no life support facilities, was still made to stop at the Student Affairs Division to obtain a clearance permit before he could be treated at UBTH. However, after about...
38-Year-Old Nigerian Man Declared Wanted In The UK
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38-Year-Old Nigerian Man Declared Wanted In The UK

A 38-year-old Nigerian man identified as Uchenna Nwanokwu, is being haunted by the police in UK over an alleged connection with a serious assault which has left a woman in a serious but stable condition. According to the Metropolitan Police, Unchenna has been declared wanted after they were called to reports of an assault on Saturday, 28 July at 18:40hrs at an address in the E15 area of Newham. Officers attended the address where they forced entry and found the victim, a 26-year-old woman, suffering injuries. She was taken by the London Ambulance Service to hospital where she remains in a critical but stable condition. Officers believe Nwanokwu – who was known to the victim – carried out the attack.  He is known to have links to the Battersea and Croydon areas. Detective Consta...
Pregnant Woman In Labour Dies Because Her Jehovah Witness Husband Refuse Her Taking Blood Transfusion
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Pregnant Woman In Labour Dies Because Her Jehovah Witness Husband Refuse Her Taking Blood Transfusion

A yet to be identified pregnant Jehovah Witness member who has been in labour for days died. Her death occurred due to her husband refusal for her to take in blood because of shortage. According to a Facebook user, her husband who is a member of Jehovah Witness church said it is against the doctrine of the church. The doctor who wanted to go ahead by force had to stop because the husband threatened to take it up with him in court. Read the full post below as shared by Ajayi Afolabi; So, I was at a General Hospital in Lagos while an heavily pregnant woman was rushed in on child labour. She was immediately taken to the theater and after some mins, one of the lead doctors came out to request for the husband of the pregnant lady. DOC: Your wife is short of blood. She needs an immediate blo...
BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Arrive Court In Ambulance
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BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Arrive Court In Ambulance

A former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, arrived the Federal High Court, Abuja, venue of his ongoing corruption trial on a stretcher after being taken down from an ambulance. Mr. Metuh’s lawyer had, at the last adjourned date, informed the court presided by Justice Okon Abang that his client was at the Nnamdi Azikiwe specialist hospital for treatment on spinal cord complications. The lawyers, led by Onyeachi Ikpeazu, asked for a long adjournment after presenting the hospital’s medical report on Mr. Metuh’s health condition. But Mr. Abang refused the application for a long adjournment and threatened to allow the application made by the prosecution for the revocation of Mr. Metuh’s bail if Mr. Metuh was not in court on Monday. However, on seeing the spo...
Olakunle Churchill Donates Ambulance To Fire Service
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Olakunle Churchill Donates Ambulance To Fire Service

History was recently made in one of Nation's oldest Governmental organisation - Nigeria Fire Service as they were presented for the first time since inception with an Ambulance for emergency crisis by Big Church Foundation. The visit to the ministry led by the Chairman, Olakunle Churchill was born out of the desire to save lives and contribute to humanity. Dr. Churchill said it was imperative to contact Nigeria Fire Service and donate a Life Rescuing vehicle to the service as part of the foundation objectives to support humanitarian activities since it involves saving life and giving back to the society. The team spoke extensively on the need to partner with the Service in whatever capacity geared towards attending to emergency crisis and fire outbreak to salvage life and properties. ...

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