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Uriel gives reason why she had to lose weight as she reveals it’s finally paid off
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Uriel gives reason why she had to lose weight as she reveals it’s finally paid off

Uriel Oputa has taken to Instagram to share her weightloss transformation. The former Big Brother Naija reality star shared before and now photos and explained that despite loving her old body, she had to lose weight for health reasons She said there's a history of high blood pressure and cancer in her family and she doesn't want her kids to suffer what she and her siblings have been going through with her mother. She added that recent medical checkups showed that her weightloss has paid off. She explained that she had ovarian cyst for years but a checkup yesterday showed that it was gone. Read her post below.
Actor and comedian, Norm Macdonald, best known for his roles on ‘Saturday Night Live’, Dies aged 61
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Actor and comedian, Norm Macdonald, best known for his roles on ‘Saturday Night Live’, Dies aged 61

Hollywood actor and comedian, Norm Macdonald has died. MacDonald best known for his role in comedy series 'The Saturday Night Live' died on Tuesday, September 14 his manager has revealed. His death came after a nine-year private battle with cancer, his management firm, Brillstein Entertainment said. Lori Jo Hoekstra, Macdonald's longtime producing partner and friend, was with the comedian when he died, according to reports.  Hoekstra says that though Macdonald had been battling cancer for nearly a decade, he was determined to keep his health struggles private, and away from his family, friends and fans. "He was most proud of his comedy," Hoekstra said. "He never wanted the diagnosis to affect the way the audience or any of his lo...
Actor Jeff Bridges says his Cancer is in Remission and he also has COVID-19
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Actor Jeff Bridges says his Cancer is in Remission and he also has COVID-19

Hollywood actor, Jeff Bridges has revealed that his cancer is in remission even though he is now battling COVID-19. The actor in handwritten note shared on Monday September 13, said the 9 inches by 12 inches mass which came along with his lymphoma in 2018, has shrunk down to the size of a "marble." Revealing that COVID "kicked his ass", Bridges also disclosed that he is now feeling better after getting his double vaccination. He went on to thank his medical team for helping with his amazing recovery. According to him, he was able to walk his daughter Hayley, down the aisle at her recent wedding, something he wasn't sure he could do because he's been on oxygen. Bridges was also able to dance with her without oxygen. Bridges revealed last October that he was diagn...
Say no to Fake Yash to avoid Cancer – Actress Rita Edochie tells ladies
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Say no to Fake Yash to avoid Cancer – Actress Rita Edochie tells ladies

Actress Rita Edochie has advised ladies to resist the urge to go under the knife to acquire a fake butt, in order to avoid 'cancer.' The actress said this on her Instagram page after sharing a video of herself, Destiny Etiko and Crystal Okafor wiggling their massive butts while dancing to a Nigerian music. ''HAPPINESS IS FREE. THIS IS G WAGON Chaaaaaiiiii MY OWN NA ORIGINAL FOLLOW COME. THE REAL AFRICAN WOMAN SAY NO TO FAKE YASH TO AVIOD CANCER ''she wrote
Sean Lock is dead, Chelsea react
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Sean Lock is dead, Chelsea react

English comedian and actor, Sean Lock, is dead. Lock, who died at the age of 58, had been suffering from cancer. The former 8 Out of 10 Cats star was a regular panelist on TV shows including Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie To You? and QI. Reacting, Chelsea, in a tweet via their Twitter handle on Wednesday, described Lock as a ‘much-loved comedian’. The UEFA Champions League winners also sent their condolences to Lock’s family and friends. “Everyone at Chelsea FC is saddened to learn of the passing of Sean Lock,” Chelsea’s tweet read. “Sean was a much-loved comedian, fan of the Blues and a regular at Stamford Bridge. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends.” One of Lock’s first professional TV appearances was in 1993, starring alon...
Comedian Sean Lock dies from Cancer aged 58
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Comedian Sean Lock dies from Cancer aged 58

English comedian and actor Sean Lock has died at the age of 58. The former 8 Out of 10 Cats and standup comedian, who was a regular panelist on TV shows including Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie To You? and QI, had been suffering from cancer. He was best known for being the team captain on Channel 4 series 8 Out of 10 Cats, presented by Jimmy Carr, for 10 years from 2005. He was replaced by Rob Beckett in 2016. Comedian Lee Mack, who was a close friend of Lock’s, shared a statement in tribute to his fellow comic, hailing him as “a true original both in comedy and life”. He described the news as “heartbreaking”, adding: “I will miss him so much.” A statement from Lock’s agent, Off The Kerb Productions, said: “It is with great sadness that we have to announce the deat...
Adult film actress, Victoria Paris dies of cancer at 60
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Adult film actress, Victoria Paris dies of cancer at 60

Award-winning American adult star, Victoria Paris has died at the age of 60. Paris, who first entered the adult entertainment industry in 1988, passed away last Tuesday, August 10, after a battle with cancer, according to AVN. Tributes from friends and colleagues poured in after news of Paris's death spread. Director Axel Braun recalled Paris starring in the first movie he wrote in 1990, Fantasy Nights. "I wrote the lead specifically for her because she was very classy and had an aura of innocence that fit perfectly with the story I wanted to tell," he said. "When I first met her at the table reading she told me that, just like myself, she didn't smoke, drink or do drugs, which was very unusual for the times, and I immediately noticed that she was extremely professional,...
Sol Bamba: Middlesbrough sign ex-Cardiff City star
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Sol Bamba: Middlesbrough sign ex-Cardiff City star

After winning the fight against cancer, the former Cote d’Ivoire international will continue his career at the Riverside Stadium Middlesbrough have confirmed the signing of Sol Bamba from Cardiff City, who has been declared cancer-free. The defender has been out of action since January following his chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. However, the 36-year-old will continue his career at the Riverside Stadium having been handed a one-year contract as a player-coach.
”I have been told that this is the will of God but I’m still struggling with it”- Singer, Sound Sultan’s wife, Farida, pens down touching tribute to him one month after his demise
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”I have been told that this is the will of God but I’m still struggling with it”- Singer, Sound Sultan’s wife, Farida, pens down touching tribute to him one month after his demise

On July 11, veteran singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan, passed on in the US after a battle with cancer. This morning, August 11, his wife of 11 years, Farida, took to her Instagram page to pen down a touching tribute to him. In her post, Farida said living without the singer has been the worst punishment life has thrown her way. She said she has been told that this is the will of God for her but that she struggles to accept the will. She thanked the singer for giving her the best of himself during their years together as a couple. She added that their love was perfect and that she is totally lost without him. She used the medium to thank everyone for the support towards her family since the demise of her husband. Read what she wrote below ''On the 11th of July 2021 my...
Sol Bamba: Middlesbrough to keep defender after fighting cancer
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Sol Bamba: Middlesbrough to keep defender after fighting cancer

Boro reveal the 36-year-old Ivory Coast defender will stay at Riverside after battling cancer Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock has confirmed defender Sol Bamba will stay at the Championship outfit after winning his battle with cancer. The 36-year-old Ivory Coast star has been training with Boro at Riverside to build on his fitness after undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma earlier this year. Warnock, who has also coached Bamba at Leeds and Cardiff City, has confirmed he will keep the player around with a coaching role an option.  
Groom with terminal cancer collapses and dies at the altar as his bride walks down the aisle with their son
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Groom with terminal cancer collapses and dies at the altar as his bride walks down the aisle with their son

A groom with terminal cancer collapsed and died at the altar as his horrified bride walked down the aisle with their son. Paul Wynn, 57, a father of eleven children from North Ayrshire, Scotland, collapsed at Saltcoats town hall last Friday just minutes before he was due to be wed to Alison Wynn, his partner of 21 years. According to Mail Online, Mr. Wynn was originally diagnosed with cancer in May and was later told it had turned terminal eight days before he then decided to marry his partner Alison, 36. The report said he was told he had six weeks and two months left to live by doctors, who told him his pancreatic cancer had spread to his liver and lungs. On the day, which was supposed to their wedding, Wynn collapsed at the altar as Alison walked towards him with their son. ...
“Today Is the Day I tell my Son that I’m Dying from Cancer” – Neuroscientist Reveals in Sad tweet
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“Today Is the Day I tell my Son that I’m Dying from Cancer” – Neuroscientist Reveals in Sad tweet

A neuroscientist's tweet that she's fast losing her battle with cancer has touched hearts and gone viral on Twitter. Dr Nadia Chaudhri revealed on May 9 that she's back to the ER and in a great deal of pain. On Tuesday, May 11, she took to Twitter to reveal she has to prepare her young son for the worst. Sharing a photo of her and her son, she wrote: "Today Is the day I tell my son that I’m dying from cancer. It’s reached a point where he has to hear it from me. Let all my tears flow now so that I can be brave this afternoon. Let me howl with grief now so that I can comfort him." Her tweet went viral, with Twitter users offering her emotional support.
Adele’s Estranged dad, Mark Evans Dies Aged 57 after Battle with Cancer
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Adele’s Estranged dad, Mark Evans Dies Aged 57 after Battle with Cancer

Grammy Award winning singer, Adele's father has died at 57 after years of disputes and public rows. Adele, 33, has previously spoken of her fractured relationship with dad, Mark Evans, who had been suffering from cancer. Mark walked out on Adele's mother Penny when Adele was three and returned to his native Wales. In 2017 Adele infamously told the audience during her Grammys speech; “Thank you to my manager because the comeback, as it were, was completely masterminded by him. “And you executed it incredibly, and I owe you everything. “We’ve been together for ten years, and I love you like you’re my dad. I love you so, so much. “I don’t love my dad, that’s the thing. That doesn’t mean a lot. I love you like I would love my dad.” Mark once claimed that he and ...
Footballer Gonzalo Higuain loses mum after battle with cancer
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Footballer Gonzalo Higuain loses mum after battle with cancer

Former Chelsea, Juventus and Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain’s mum, Nancy Zacarias’ has died after losing a long battle with cancer. She died aged just 64. The news came just days after the Higuain, 33, and his brother Federico, 36, made MLS history after both scored in the same game in Inter Miami's 2-1 win at Philadephia Union. In a statement on Wednesday, April 28, Inter Miami revealed it was saddened to hear of Nancy Zacarias’ death on Monday as it offered its condolences. The club wrote: “The Inter Miami CFC family is saddened to hear of the passing of Gonzalo and Federico Higuain’s beloved mother Nancy Zacarias. “Our deepest condolences go out to our players and their entire family during this difficult time. “We give the Higuains our full support as they cope w...
First Moon Landing Astronaut, Michael Collins Dies Aged 90
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First Moon Landing Astronaut, Michael Collins Dies Aged 90

Michael Collins, the command pilot of the first crewed mission to the moon, has died aged 90 following a "valiant battle" with cancer. Collins was the command pilot of Apollo 11 in the first crewed mission to the moon with Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin. His family said in a statement: "We will miss him terrible. Yet we also know how lucky Mike felt to have lived the life he did. "Please join us fondly in remembering his sharp wit, his quiet sense of purpose, and his wise perspective, gained both from looking back from Earth from the vantage of space." "We regret to share that our beloved father and grandfather passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer. "He spent his final days peacefully, with his family by his side. "We will miss him terribly...
Shun Consumption Of Animal Skin To Stave Off Cancer – Prof Kola Oloke
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Shun Consumption Of Animal Skin To Stave Off Cancer – Prof Kola Oloke

Stop consuming cow skin and stave off cancer, Vice-Chancellor, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Prof. Kola Oloke, advised in Ibadan on Tuesday. “Animal skin known as “ponmo’’ is harmful to the body; it has no nutritional value. “Runaway from meat, especially red meat. If you want to eat chicken, eat the local one. “Consumption of animal protein can lead to diseases. More importantly, it causes cancer and death,’’ the microbiologist said while addressing a seminar on “Lifestyle, Diseases and Management’’ at the university. “Millions of cases of food poisoning are recorded every year which are traceable to the consumption of meat, especially those with mad cow disease and helminthic infestations,’’ he said. Prof. Oloke asserted that cancer was not only preventable ...
Tinubu Mounted Pressure On Me To Join APC But I Refused – Fayose
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Tinubu Mounted Pressure On Me To Join APC But I Refused – Fayose

Former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has revealed that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state did everything he could to make him dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) but he refused to do so. Speaking in an exclusive interview with DAILY INDEPENDENT, Fayose who said President Muhammadu Buhari has destroyed the APC, said he also shared the views of Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike who likened the ruling party to a cancer. According to him, as a member of PDP, he supported the governorship ambition of Governor Kayode Fayemi in the Ekiti governorship election of 2009 and even campaigned for him because he wanted the PDP candidate, former governor Segun Oni who made life a living hell for him to be kicked out of offi...
Actor Damian Lewis Reveals his Wife Actress Helen McCrory has Died of Cancer at 52
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Actor Damian Lewis Reveals his Wife Actress Helen McCrory has Died of Cancer at 52

Actress Helen McCrory, known for her roles in Harry Potter movies, the James Bondfilm "Skyfall" and the "Peaky Blinders" television series, has died at the age of 52. Her husband, "Homeland" actor Damian Lewis, said on Friday, April 16, that she died after a "heroic battle" with cancer. "I'm heartbroken to announce that after an heroic battle with cancer, the beautiful and mighty woman that is Helen McCrory has died peacefully at home, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family," Damian Lewis said. He added: "She died as she lived. Fearlessly. God we loved her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives. She blazed so brightly. Go now, Little One, into the air, and thank you." McCrory, who also played the former wife of Tony Blair, Cherie, in th...
Popular civil society leader, Innocent Chukwuma is dead
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Popular civil society leader, Innocent Chukwuma is dead

Founder of Cleen Foundation, Innocent Chukwuma, is dead. He died on Saturday evening at 55 after he was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, an aggressive cancer of the blood. His long time friend and associate, Edetaen Ojo, confirmed the sad incident. Ojo, the Executive Director of the Media Rights Agenda(MRA), said: “With profound shock & sadness, I regret to inform you that Innocent Chukwuma passed away a few hours ago, in the evening of April 3. May his soul rest in peace.” Chukwuma read religious studies at the University of Nigeria (UNN) but gained prominence as a student union leader. He was a founding member of the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) before he started CLEEN foundation. The father of three daughters was just diagnosed with the cancer on F...
Female race driving pioneer, Sabine Schmitz dies at 51 after long battle with cancer
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Female race driving pioneer, Sabine Schmitz dies at 51 after long battle with cancer

German racing legend and Top Gear star Sabine Schmitz has died at the age of 51 after a long battle with cancer. Sabine, widely known as the "Queen of the Nürburgring", had suffered with the illness for more than three years. A statement issued by the famous German racetrack said: "The Nürburgring has lost its most famous female racing driver. "Sabine Schmitz passed away far too early after a long illness. We will miss her and her cheerful nature. Rest in peace Sabine!" Schmitz had previously revealed that she had been suffering with cancer since 2017. Following her withdrawal from a race, she said in a statement issued last July: "Dear friends of professional motorsport. "Many of you have probably wondered why I was on the list of participants on our Porsche in the N...
Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead
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Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, is dead. Late Daba who became a household name in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the now rested NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, died on Wednesday evening, March 3, after a long battle with Leukemia and prostate cancer. He reportedly died at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. In 2019, he came out to publicly seek financial assistance for his treatment. Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola and many other Nigerians rallied around and supported him financially. Sadly, he lost the battle to the ailment this evening. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Black Widow Pool Legend, Jeanette Lee Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer
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Black Widow Pool Legend, Jeanette Lee Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

    Jeanette Lee, who is considered one ofthe best billiards players of all time, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Doctors reportedly discovered Lee, also known as "The Black Widow," has stage four ovarian cancer, which has spread into her lymph nodes. "At this stage, her doctors say she has a few months to a year left to live," according to a GoFundMe page created by her family and friends. "In typical Black Widow fashion, she has vowed to fight the progress of her disease as fiercely as possible with both chemotherapy, which has already begun, and a succession of upcoming surgeries." The page also states that Lee has three kids - Cheyenne (16), Chloe (11) and Savannah (10) - and has been a "single mother for the last several years." "Those of us wh...
Rio Ferdinand’s wife, Kate reveals how she once packed out of his house as she struggled with taking care of his kids and ‘replacing’ their late mum
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Rio Ferdinand’s wife, Kate reveals how she once packed out of his house as she struggled with taking care of his kids and ‘replacing’ their late mum

Kate Ferdinand, wife to Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand has revealed how she packed out of the footballer's house after going through an "incredibly difficult time" trying to 'replace' his late wife and pretending to be happy while taking care of his kids. Kate, 29, opened up about the struggle she went through after moving in with Rio and his three kids, Lorenz, 14, Tate, 12, and Tia, nine, who he shared with his late wife, who died from cancer. While she was getting used to Rio Ferdinand recovering from his wife's loss, he then lost his mum Janice, two years after the death of his wife. Kate has now come out to explain how it all became too much for her. She told You magazine: "I cried every single day for a year when I first moved in with Rio. It was an incredib...
Woman, 25, Chewed to Death by her Rescue Dog that Attacked her on her Sleep
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Woman, 25, Chewed to Death by her Rescue Dog that Attacked her on her Sleep

Woman, 25, chewed to death by her rescue dog that attacked her on her sleep A 25-year-old woman was savaged to death by her family's rescue dog after it reportedly chewed her arm off as she lay in bed. Keira Ladlow, was alone at a house in the Kitts Green area of Birmingham, England, when she was attacked by the dog. Police and paramedics were called to the property at 2pm Friday, Feb 5, after a relative raised the alarm and Ms Ladlow was pronounced dead at the scene. Abeygail Barrett, believed to be a relative, posted on Facebook that Ms Ladlow had found the dog "in a garden". She wrote: "Her previous dog was a pit bull that died of cancer so she rescued this dog after finding it in a garden where it had been on and off for four years.   "Sometimes dogs a...
Leon Spinks, Former Heavyweight Champ who Beat Muhammad Ali, Dies Aged 67
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Leon Spinks, Former Heavyweight Champ who Beat Muhammad Ali, Dies Aged 67

Former boxer and heavyweight champion, Leon Spinks, best known for defeating Muhammad Ali in 1978, has died at the age 67. Spinks lost his five-year battle with prostate and other cancers on Friday evening, his publicist announced. "At the time of his passing his wife Brenda Glur Spinks was by his side. Due to Covid restrictions, only a few close friends and other family were present," the statement read. "Leon fought his battle with numerous illnesses resiliently, never losing his trademark smile. Showing true Spinks determination, he never threw in the towel." it added Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Spinks represented the United States during the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada, as a light heavyweight and won a gold medal. He then faced Muhammad Ali in Las Vegas, Nev...
Teenager Who Beat Cancer Three Times Dies from Coronavirus Complications
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Teenager Who Beat Cancer Three Times Dies from Coronavirus Complications

A Missouri teen who beat cancer three times has died from coronavirus complications. Aspen Deke, 17, of Kansas City, died on Saturday, Jan 30, following a months-long battle that began with her diagnosis in November, news station Fox4 reported. The high school junior had survived a rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer that impacts white blood cells. She was first diagnosed with cancer at age 4, but she went on to beat cancer three times after four rounds of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant, Fox4 reported. During her battle with coronavirus, she was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit at Children’s Mercy Hospital, where she had been since New Year’s Eve. Her family said Covid-19 was in some ways more terrifying than her previous health is...
I Lost Both Of My Grandmothers To Breast Cancer – Pastor Laurie Idahosa
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I Lost Both Of My Grandmothers To Breast Cancer – Pastor Laurie Idahosa

Pastor Laurie Idahosa has shared her experience after a worrisome mammogram she underwent in the United States. Recounting how she lost both of her grandmothers to breast cancer because it wasn't detected early enough, Laurie said the doctors found something worrisome on both of her breasts and asked her to come back for a repeat mammogram and an ultrasound of her breasts. She however disclosed that she went into a prayer mode, praying that whatever they found would be gone by the time she had a repeat test. The cleric revealed that the doctor who reviewed the images thereafter, told her that "whatever was there before is not there now." Laurie Idahosa who expressed gratitude to God over the healing, told her female followers to be proactive with their breast health as early det...
I drink cow urine everyday – Popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar
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I drink cow urine everyday – Popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actor, Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, popularly known by his screen name as Akshay Kumar, has disclosed that he drinks cow urine everyday to ''protect himself from diseases.''   The 53-year-old actor believes that the animal’s waste has medicinal benefits that fight diseases, including the dreaded Coronavirus. A thought shared by lots of Indians.   The actor is a loyal supporter of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s party, which has earmarked millions of dollars for research into products using bovine waste to cure diseases like diabetes and cancer.     During a live show with the British television adventurer Bear Grylls, they drank tea made from elephant dung in an Indian tiger reserve as they spoke about their new show.   While talki...
Golf major winner, John Daly diagnosed with bladder cance
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Golf major winner, John Daly diagnosed with bladder cance

Two-time golf major winner, John Daly has revealed that he has been diagnosed with bladder cancer.   The veteran American PGA and Champions Tour golfer, 54, told Golf Channel that he received the diagnosis during a doctor visit after battling kidney stones.   “He did a CT with iodine,” Daly said. “They could see everything, said the kidneys are OK, looks like you passed a bunch, doesn't look like any stones are in there. But unfortunately, you have bladder cancer.   “After I did the CT, I was fixing to sip on a Diet Coke and he said, ‘Don’t drink anything. You need to get back in here and get this cancer out of you.’”   Daly said that doctors were able to remove the cancer, but they revealed to him that it would return back.   “He got ...
Twins Born in London Face Deportation to Different Countries
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Twins Born in London Face Deportation to Different Countries

London-born twins who have never left the UK are facing deportation to different countries in the Caribbean after their jail terms for grievous bodily harm. 24-year-old Darrell Roberts has been issued with a deportation notice informing him that the Home Office plans to send him to the Dominican Republic following his release. He believes officials made an error because his father was born on the island of Dominica. His twin brother, Darren Roberts, has also been warned he faces deportation to Grenada – the country where his mother was born – when he finishes his own jail sentence, according to his partner. Darrell told The Guardian that he and Darren entered social care aged 13 when their mother, from Grenada, and uncle died in quick succession from cancer.  He claims that Ea...
Joel Schumacher, Director of Batman Films, dies at 80
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Joel Schumacher, Director of Batman Films, dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, the famed director of the Batman movie franchise and 'Lost boys' has died aged 80 after a long battle with cancer. Schumacher died on Monday in New York the same city he was born and bred. Schumacher started out in Hollywood as a costume designer, earning credits on 1972’s “Play It as It Lays,” Herbert Ross’ “The Last of Sheila” (1973),  Paul Mazursky’s “Blume in Love (1973), Woody Allen’s “Sleeper” (1973) and “Interiors” (1978) and 1975 Neil Simon adaptation “The Prisoner of Second Avenue.” He was also credited as the production designer on the 1974 TV horror film “Killer Bees.” before he went into writing screen plays then directing. Schumacher started directing the “Batman” franchise when Tim Burton exited Warner Bros.’ His first batman movie ''B...
Lagos PDP Loses Women Leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, after a Brief Illness
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Lagos PDP Loses Women Leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, after a Brief Illness

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the death of Mrs Shola Oladeinbo, the Women Leader of the party. A statement signed by Prince Muiz Dosunmu, the State Secretary of the party said she died on Friday, June 19, after a brief illness. Describing the deceased as a dedicated member of the PDP family, he said funeral arrangements will be announced by the family. The statement reads: "Every being has its time and season. When the bell tolls, he hearkens. May the Saints light your way through the land of shadow, to the hearts of eternal peace, our indefatigable woman leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo. "With heavy heart, and total submission to the will of God, the entire PDP State Executive Committee members, announce the sudden demise of Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, a s...
‘Your legacy lives on’ – Yobo pays heartfelt tribute to late Stephen Keshi
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‘Your legacy lives on’ – Yobo pays heartfelt tribute to late Stephen Keshi

The Super Eagles’ assistant coach took to social media to put out a heartfelt tribute to commemorate the death of the Nigeria icon Nigeria football legend Joseph Yobo has posted an emotional tribute to Stephen Keshi, who passed away on June 7, 2016. Keshi - the only man after Mahmoud El-Gohary to win the Africa Cup of Nations as a player and coach - passed away after suffering a heart attack at the age of 54 on this day four years ago - six months after losing his wife Kate to cancer. Yobo developed an incredible bond with the ‘Big Boss’ during his time as Super Eagles coach, having captained his team to winning the 2013 Afcon staged in South Africa. Also, he played a key role in his side’s 2014 Fifa World Cup outing where the three-time African champions bowed out to France in t...
70% COVID -19 Deaths Is Caused Hypertension, Diabetes, Tuberculosis, Others Ailments  – Minister Of Health, Osagie Ehanire Says
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70% COVID -19 Deaths Is Caused Hypertension, Diabetes, Tuberculosis, Others Ailments – Minister Of Health, Osagie Ehanire Says

Dr Osagie Ehanire has said that 70 percent of Nigerians that have died from the novel Coronavirus in the country are persons with hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease, HIV, cancer, and tuberculosis. He stated this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID -19 on Thursday, May 21. According to the Minister, analysis of the number of deaths so far recorded as a result of the virus showed that 70 percent were males while the remaining 30 percent were females. “The core morbidity of the fatalities we have had to COVID -19, 70% of them have hypertension, or diabetes, and the rest were kidney disease, HIV, cancer, tuberculosis, and other sundry challenges. A finding from the analysis of the death patterns shows 70% to 30% for male and female around that ratio and...
Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias Dies Of Cancer At 74
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Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias Dies Of Cancer At 74

Prominent Christian apologetics author and speaker, Ravi Zacharias, died Tuesday at the age of 74 following a battle with a rare form of cancer. Zacharias’ daughter, Sarah Davis, posted a message on the website of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries on Tuesday, titled “Ravi Zacharias, Now With Jesus,” confirming that the apologist had passed away. “It was his Savior, Jesus Christ, that my dad always wanted most to talk about. Even in his final days, until he lacked the energy and breath to speak, he turned every conversation to Jesus and what the Lord had done,” she wrote. “He perpetually marveled that God took a seventeen-year-old skeptic, defeated in hopelessness and unbelief, and called him into a life of glorious hope and belief in the truth of Scripture—a message he w...
Legendary Soul Singer, Betty Wright Dies
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Legendary Soul Singer, Betty Wright Dies

Legendary Soul singer Betty Wright has died from cancer, according to reports from multiple media outlets. She was 66. The Grammy-winning singer was known for classics such as “Tonight Is the Night,” “No Pain, (No Gain)” and “Clean Up Woman.” Wright died at her home in Miami. Her death was confirmed by Steve Greenberg of S-Curve Records, who said Ms. Wright had been diagnosed with cancer in the fall and underwent chemotherapy. “She was an incredible writer, producer, and mentor to young artists,” Mr. Greenberg said. “It’s an incredible loss.” Wright’s niece also confirmed her aunt’s passing this morning on Twitter. “I just lost my aunt this morning…. and now my mood has changed…. sleep in peace aunty Betty Wright fly high angel,” she wrote. See tweets below: Bor...
Former Liverpool striker & renowned Spanish football commentator Michael Robinson dies aged 61
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Former Liverpool striker & renowned Spanish football commentator Michael Robinson dies aged 61

Tributes have been pouring in for the former forward who also enjoyed spells at Brighton, Osasuna and Manchester City Former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson has died at the age of 61. Robinson, who claimed a league title with the Reds during their treble-winning 1983-84 campaign, had been battling cancer since 2018. The ex-Republic of Ireland international's family confirmed his death via an official statement on Tuesday, which reads: "With tremendous sadness, we inform you of Michael's death.
‘Game Of Thrones’ Dire Wolf Dog Dies Of Cancer
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‘Game Of Thrones’ Dire Wolf Dog Dies Of Cancer

A famous dog who played ‘Summer’ in Game of Thrones has died of cancer, according to reports. The northern Inuit dog from the Game of Thrones cast played Bran Stark’s dire wolf in the HBO’s fantasy series written by George R.R. Martin. The dog named Odin featured in Game of Thrones’ first episode. Paying tribute to Odin, his owners wrote on social media: “It’s difficult to put into words how this has impacted us as a family, for Odin led a life like no other dog. “Odin was a family member first and we got him when he was a pup at seven weeks old. All we wanted were big dogs to take hiking and to sleep at our feet in the evening beside the fire, everything after that was a bonus. Odin’s passing marks the end of a decade and the end of an era as he taught our friends and famil...
Ben Murray-Bruce Loses his Wife, Evelyn to Cancer
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Ben Murray-Bruce Loses his Wife, Evelyn to Cancer

Ben Murray-Bruce, Chairman of Silverbird Group has lost his wife Evelyn Murray-Bruce to cancer. The heartbroken former Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, described Evelyn as his best friend for 43 years and wife for 41 years. Ben Murray-Bruce who shared photos which captured beautiful memories he created with his wife, stated that she will remain alive in his heart forever. He wrote; I’m broken. Just lost my beautiful wife to cancer. She was my best friend for 43 years and my wife for 41 years. Cancer is real, but it shouldn’t be a death sentence - awareness, and early detection and treatment are key to survival. I miss her so so much. I’m broken. Our children are devastated, I am too. But I have to be strong for them. Please put our family in your pr...
Actress Etinosa Slams Apostle Suleman Over his Recent Comment about Bleaching
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Actress Etinosa Slams Apostle Suleman Over his Recent Comment about Bleaching

Nollywood actress, Idemudia Etinosa has taken a swipe at the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman over his recent comment about bleaching. The cleric had described those who bleach as fraudsters in a recent sermon at the headquarters of his church in Auchi, Edo State. Apostle Suleman added that those who bleach the colour of their skin end up smelling and are prone to contracting cancer. He was heard saying in a viral video; "Can I give you a counsel as a boy and a girl, don’t bleach. “Bleaching has no end, anything that moves from the original has no end. “When you start bleaching you start smelling because you’re taking off the original layer. “Some parts of your body react, they refuse to cooperate with you because you ar...
Magu Never Said Coronavirus is Caused by Corruption- EFCC Insists
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Magu Never Said Coronavirus is Caused by Corruption- EFCC Insists

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, is still insisting that its acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, never said that Coronavirus otherwise known as Covid19 is caused by corruption. Magu trended last week after a video of him making the said comment at the commission's passing out ceremony in Kaduna, surfaced online. In the video, Magu could be heard saying “Corruption is the biggest strategy to human kind. Your Excellency, corruption is worse than all the diseases now running about. And I strongly believe, Your Excellency, that even the coronavirus is caused by corruption.” The commission initially denied the allegation. Today, the commission has issued a statement insisting that Magu never said Coronavirus was caused by corruption. In the statement titled, ‘Covid 19...
Slick Woods Reveals she Suffered Another Seizure Amid Stage 3 Cancer Battle
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Slick Woods Reveals she Suffered Another Seizure Amid Stage 3 Cancer Battle

Slick Woods sparked concern after she shared a photo of herself shortly after suffering another seizure while battling stage 3 cancer. The model who walked the Savage X Fenty runway while in labour, shared a photo of her swollen face to Instagram and wrote: "Man another seizure f**k the bulls**t I'm going vegan." Followers took to the comment section of her post to express their concern for her and to encourage her to keep fighting. Some advised her to go vegan to avoid the poison in animal protein. This is the second time the 23-year-old model is suffering a seizure within one month. In January, she revealed to her IG followers that she had suffered a seizure in the middle of the night and thanked her photographer Chey Allegra for saving her life. Slick has a 1-yea...
Girl, 13, Pregnant with 10-year-old Boyfriend’s Baby’ now Famous after her social media following rocketed following news of her pregnancy
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Girl, 13, Pregnant with 10-year-old Boyfriend’s Baby’ now Famous after her social media following rocketed following news of her pregnancy

A pregnant 13-year-old Russian girl who says the father of her unborn child is a 10-year-old boy has become popular online following news of her pregnancy. The schoolgirl mum-to-be is now looking for sponsors so she can become an online influencer. Local media said the girl is trying to monetise her social media accounts and is willing to work with famous brands and sponsors. The teen, who lives in Siberian town Zheleznogorsk, attends seventh grade while the 10-year-old who is reportedly the boyfriend and father of her child is still in fourth, according to reports. She was only 13 when she fell pregnant but the girl, who was initially identified as Daria "Dasha" Rubchinskaya but later as Daria "Dasha" Sudnishnikova, has reportedly recently turned 14. The pregnant teen and ...
African Star Apple Could Cause Male Infertility
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African Star Apple Could Cause Male Infertility

Ethanolic extracts of African star apple or cherry have been validated in recent studies to damage fertility in men. CHUKWUMA MUANYA and ADAKU ONYENUCHEYA write. New studies have shown that the ethanolic root bark extract of African cherry may damage fertility in men.African cherry is a plant, which has been used in traditional/alternative medicine in Nigeria to treat several health problems, as various parts of this herb have been proved to have a wide range of therapeutic effects. The plant is a rich source of natural antioxidants, which have been established to promote health by acting against oxidative stress related disease such as; diabetics, cancer and coronary heart diseases.Its bark is used for the treatment of yellow fever and malaria while the leaf is used as an emolli...
Model Slick Woods, who is Battling Cancer, reveals she Suffered an Unexpected Seizure
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Model Slick Woods, who is Battling Cancer, reveals she Suffered an Unexpected Seizure

Slick Woods, the model who made news headlines when she walked the runway at Rihanna's Savage X Fenty show while she was pregnant, has revealed that she suffered an unexpected seizure. She announced months ago that she has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer and is receiving treatment. She just gave an update now that she's doing better and learning to walk again after a particularly difficult time when she suffered an unexpected seizure. Sharing a photo from her hospital bed, with an IV line sticking out of her arm, she wrote: "Now that I’m feeling a million times better and walking again thanks @cheyalli for saving my life during an unexpected seizure in the middle of the night, man there’s so many people going through way worse #staygoofy"
Former Heavyweight Champion,Leon Spinks diagnosed with prostate Cancer
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Former Heavyweight Champion,Leon Spinks diagnosed with prostate Cancer

Former world heavyweight champion, Leon Spinks has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, that has spread to his bladder. The news comes after Sun Sport reported last month that  the 66-year-old champion was rushed to a Las Vegas hospital in a serious condition. His wife, Brenda confirmed the sad news about her 66-year-old husband, who was first diagnosed in May. 'It's going to be a long road and a lot of work,' Brenda Spinks said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports. 'But we are bound and determined for the Champ to make a comeback!' According to the US publication, Spinks is now back at his family home in Nevada after being discharged from hospital in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve. He is expected to undergo cancer treatment on an outpatient basis. Spinks who won the Olympic Gold...
Man United include 19 year old Max Taylor in Europa League squad barely nine months after undergoing chemotherapy and battling cancer
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Man United include 19 year old Max Taylor in Europa League squad barely nine months after undergoing chemotherapy and battling cancer

Manchester United football club of England have included youngster Max Taylor in it's 19-man Europa league squad to face Astana on Thursday, barely nine months after the player went through chemotherapy. Taylor, 19, was diagnosed with cancer in February before undergoing intensive chemotherapy and miraculously last month the defender made an emotional return to the club's U23 side, earning the praise of his teammates and his manager, Ole Gunnaer Solksjaer in the process. Manchester United have already qualified for the next stage of the Europa league, and Soksjaer wanted to give some youngsters some playing time in the Europa, so included Taylor's name in the squad after playing for a month in the Under 23 side and coming through unscathed. Taylor, who changed his surname from Dun...
Soyinka Reacts To Media Distortions Of His 2014 Experience With Cancer
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Soyinka Reacts To Media Distortions Of His 2014 Experience With Cancer

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has lamented distortions and media misconception of a BBC feature programme in which his 2014 experience with cancer was featured. Soyinka, in a statement on Wednesday, said he had not seen the final presentation of a BBC feature programme on Health Awareness in which his 2014 experience with cancer was featured, but that he had been bombarded by narratives of the most disquieting nature, distortions through either misreporting or media misconceptions of what the BBC feature actually conveyed. “The first – and most urgent – correction of course is to re-state that this is an ancient tale that is firmly situated in the past tense. In other words, I have not been under any cancer related condition for over five years. Indeed, it was in order to av...
Tina Turner’s hopeful 80th birthday message after kidney failure and cancer
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Tina Turner’s hopeful 80th birthday message after kidney failure and cancer

Music legend Tina Turner has spoken about turning 80 today, saying: “It’s like having a second chance at life.” The star has had a stellar 60-year career in which she has sold more than 200 million records. But in recent years the Queen of Rock and Roll has been dogged by ill health including a cancer fight and a kidney transplant. Tina said: “I’m 80. What do I think? How did I think I would be at 80? Not like this. “I look great. I feel good. I have gone through some very serious sicknesses that I am overcoming. It’s like having a second chance at life. “I am happy to be an 80-year-old.” Tina, whose hits include Simply The Best and What’s Love Got To Do With It, suffered a mild stroke after marrying German music executive Erwin Bach, 63, in 2013 and had to learn to walk ...
Manchester United Teenager Max Taylor Makes His Stunning Return Eight Months After Being Diagnosed With Cancer
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Manchester United Teenager Max Taylor Makes His Stunning Return Eight Months After Being Diagnosed With Cancer

Max Taylor has completed an emotional long-awaited return for Manchester United eight months after beating cancer. The 19-year-old centre-back was diagnosed with the illness in February and underwent chemotherapy and responded successfully to the treatment. And the United youngster, whose illness was monitored by medical staff, returned to training last month. Taylor marked his sensational return in an under-23s clash against Swansea on Monday when he came off the bench to replace the injured Teden Mengi in the 37th minute. The United defender put in a stellar performance as the Red Devils completed a 4-1 thumping of Swansea. Taylor signed for the club in 2014 after a successful trial and made 17 appearances for United's under-18s side. He was part of the United team th...

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