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Singer Sinead O Connor admitted to hospital after she dropped a suicidal post following the death of her son
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Singer Sinead O Connor admitted to hospital after she dropped a suicidal post following the death of her son

Sinead O'Connor has been admitted to the hospital after she dropped a suicidal post just days after her 17-year-old son took his own life. The 55-year-old  Irish singer revealed last night she was with the police and being taken to see medics in a heartbreaking Twitter post. The singer said she feels 'lost' and 'hates' herself without Shane, who took his own life last week after escaping hospital while on suicide watch. In another tweet, the singer said she's decided to follow her son.and that rhere is no point living without him She wrote online after another tweet: 'I'm sorry. I shouldn't have said that. I am with cops now on way to hospital. 'I'm sorry I upset everyone. I am lost without my kid and I hate myself. Hospital will help a while.' "I’ve decided to follow m...
Lassa Fever: APC guber aspirant, Prof Shija under fire over comment on death of Benue medical doctor, Tagher
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Lassa Fever: APC guber aspirant, Prof Shija under fire over comment on death of Benue medical doctor, Tagher

The Benue State Ministry of Health and Human Services has slammed Prof. Terhemba Shija, for politicizing the death of Samuel Tagher. Tagher, a medical doctor, died a few days ago of Lassa fever in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. The deceased doctor, who was a staff of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Benue State, is said to have taken ill and was referred to Irrua Specialist Hospital in Edo State, where he later died. Following his death, Prof. Shija, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, had in an entitled: ‘The Land That Devours Its Own; A Dirge For All Fallen Heroes in Benue State,’ Prof Shija, accused the Benue State University Teaching Hospital, BSUTH, Ministry of Health and the State Government of being responsible for the death of Dr Tagher. Reacting, the...
Nollywood actress, Uche Elendu escapes death as plane crash lands
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Nollywood actress, Uche Elendu escapes death as plane crash lands

Nollywood actress, Uche Elendu and other passengers narrowly escaped death when an aircraft belonging to Arik Air reportedly crash landed on Wednesday, January 12. The aircraft was said to be on its way to Asaba, the Delta State capital from Lagos when it developed fault and crash landed in a remote area. The actress took to Instagram to share her near death experience while thanking God for saving their lives. "What God cannot do does not Exist!!!! My convenant with God is strong and He never lies!! Thank you Jesus!!," she wrote. "Arik @flyarikair God punish you and your ill mannered crew with demonic tongues. The male air host told me at the begining of the flight that i should put my box under the chair, that it will save me incase of a crash, i...
Buhari Orders Flags to fly at half-mast for Shonekan
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Buhari Orders Flags to fly at half-mast for Shonekan

President Muhammadu Buhari, has directed that the national flag be flown at half-mast, following the death of a former Head of the Interim Government, Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha conveyed the President's order on Tuesday night. Buhari gave the order which is effective from Wednesday 12th till Friday 14th January, as a mark of respect for the former Head of State who died on Tuesday 11th January, 2022 at the age of 85. Shonekan took over from Babangida on August 26, 1993, but his government was toppled by the late General Sani Abacha on November 17, 1993.
Pakistani Pastor sentenced to death for blasphemy against Islam
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Pakistani Pastor sentenced to death for blasphemy against Islam

A 58-year-old Pakistani Protestant Pastor, Zafar Bhatti has been sentenced to death for blasphemy against Islam. Zafar was handed the sentence by a district court in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Anglican Ink reported that the Pastor who has been in prison since 2012, was accused of sending a blasphemous SMS text messages. The Pastor who ran a house church before his arrest in 2012, founded the charity organization “Jesus World Mission” to assist the poor. His arrest came after an anonymous person filed a complaint against him. Though the service provider revealed that the SIM card number used to send text messages was not registered in his name but belonged to a Muslim woman named Ghazala Khan, Zafar who has repeatedly denied the charges against him was sentenced to life imprisonment o...
Neighbours Actress Miranda Fryer Dies In Her Sleep Aged 34
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Neighbours Actress Miranda Fryer Dies In Her Sleep Aged 34

Former 'Neighbours' star, Miranda Fryer has died in her sleep aged 34. The actress' death was announced online by her family and tributes are already pouring in. An online statement from her loved ones read: "True soulmates, Miranda and Arthur (Pothitis) were making plans to start their family, when one day last week she went to sleep and never woke up. We do not know why. "She had had some health issues with her heart, maybe her beautiful persona was just too good for this world of ours. "We, who all loved her so much, shall treasure the memories she has left us with and mourn our loss forever. "A beautiful child, stunning teenager, beautiful inside, and out… a woman, with so much love and happiness given and received. So many friends, so much still to offer this worl...
Betty White’s Death Certificate reveals her cause of Death
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Betty White’s Death Certificate reveals her cause of Death

Betty White’s cause of death has been confirmed. White’s death certificate lists a cerebrovascular accident as her immediate cause of death. A cerebrovascular accident, which is a medical term for a stroke, occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. When the blood supply is stopped, the brain cells begin to die and the brain loses function. According to the death certificate, “The Golden Girls” star suffered a stroke six days before her death on Dec. 31 at age 99. White’s agent and close friend Jeff Witjas said in a statement given to NBC News: “I was told that Betty passed in her sleep peacefully without pain. To me, this is the most important thing and brings me comfort as her friend. Anything else is private to Betty....
Convicted murderer, Robert Durst dies at 78 in prison
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Convicted murderer, Robert Durst dies at 78 in prison

Robert Durst, a convicted murderer, and American millionaire real estate heir,  has died at the age of 78. Dust, the heir to the Dust Real Estate Empire, died of natural causes at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton, his lawyer Chip Lewis confirmed to Fox News. Lewis also said the New York Times’ Dust was taken to San Joaquin General Hospital, where he suffered cardiac arrest. “Durst died early this morning while in detention at the California Corrections Bureau,” Lewis said in a statement. “We understand that his death was due to a natural cause associated with a series of medical problems that we have repeatedly reported to court over the past few years.” Dust was convicted in September 2021 and sentenced to life imprisonment without parole for the murder of his best frie...
Sylvester Oromoni: We will establish evidence of massive cover up – Falana
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Sylvester Oromoni: We will establish evidence of massive cover up – Falana

Human rights lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, says that his legal team will establish the ‘massive cover-up’ in the controversy trailing the death of Dowen college student, Sylvester Oromoni (Jnr). Speaking in an interview with Channels TV today January 10, Falana who is the counsel to the Oromoni family, said this while reacting to the recent press statement by Lagos police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, who said that the autopsies carried out on Sylvester's body indicated he died a natural death. Responding to Odumosu's comment, Falana said; “You don't go on air and be making a mockery of the death of a human being. As you are well aware, by our culture, if  you lose a loved one, to break the news, sometimes the school authorities would engage the service...
Veteran Juju musician, Dayo Kujore, dies at 63
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Veteran Juju musician, Dayo Kujore, dies at 63

Veteran Nigerian Juju musician, Dayo Kujore, is dead. According to family sources, he died in the earlier hours of Monday, January 10, 2022. He was 63 years old. The singer was confirmed dead at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja, Lagos. The cause of his death is yet to be made public. Dayo Kujore was born on April 4, 1958 in Robiyan, Abeokuta in Ogun state. He would have turned 64 on April 4, 2022. He began playing the guitar at 10 and rose to become popular for creating a new tune from the Juju genre called Soko music. Amongst his many albums include Elevation, Wisdom, Joy, Easy Life, and the popular Soko Xtra. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Nigerian businessman arraigned by Ghana police for death of American stripper Julie Diane Williams found dead in Ghana hotel
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Nigerian businessman arraigned by Ghana police for death of American stripper Julie Diane Williams found dead in Ghana hotel

A Nigerian businessman has been arraigned by Ghana police for the death of American stripper Julie Diane Williams, aka Tyger Booty, in a hotel in Ghana. Ghana police said Tyger Booty was in contact with a Nigerian businessman identified as Bright Udiagbe, aka Big Slim, while she was in Ghana. Big Slim owns a hotel, restaurants, and nightclubs in both Nigeria and Ghana. Tyger Booty was found dead in Rayporsh Hotel, Abelemkpe, Accra, Ghana, on December 14, which was 11 days after her arrival from the US through Nigeria. Ghanaian police have been investigating her death. Accra Regional Police Public Relations Chief Supt Alexander Obeng confirmed in a radio report that Tyger’s case was lodged with Tesano Police and had been forwarded to the headquarters. "Preliminary police...
Update: Death of singer Sinead O’Connor’s son to be investigated
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Update: Death of singer Sinead O’Connor’s son to be investigated

The death of Sinead O’Connor’s son will be referred to the National Review Panel (NRP) for investigation. The singer announced the death of her 17-year-old son, Shane, on Twitter on Saturday (8 January). Shane hanged himself after escaping from the hospital ‘while on suicide watch. She wrote: “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God. “May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace.” O’Connor went on to question how her teenage son had been allowed to leave Tallaght hospital in Dublin. In a post on social media, O'Connor wrote: ''Now Tusla want to discuss with me ''a media release'' no doubt wishing to have me join in ...
Jazz and R&B musician, James Mtume Dies at 76
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Jazz and R&B musician, James Mtume Dies at 76

James Mtume, a percussionist who performed in Miles Davis’ seminal fusion band from 1971 to 1975 and later had hits with his own eponymous group, has died at the age 76. Lisa Lucas, the daughter of Mtume’s late creative partner Reggie Lucas,took to Twitter this morning to confirm the passing of the musician. “So much loss. So much grief. Rest in power to Uncle Mtume. My late fathers partner in crime, the co-creator of the songs of my life (and about my birth!). He was essential part of the life of the man who made me, therefore me too. Gone now. He will be dearly, eternally missed,” Lucas wrote. There is no cause of death at the time of reporting. The American jazz musician appeared on 80 albums with a wide variety of other notable musicians, including Duke Ellington, Sonny...
Driver Arrested for  Stabbing Lover’s Husband To Death In Ogun
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Driver Arrested for Stabbing Lover’s Husband To Death In Ogun

The police have arrested a 38-year-old commercial driver, Daniel Udoh for allegedly stabbing his lover's husband to death. Udoh was said to have stabbed Emaka Umonko to death after he confronted him for “having illicit affairs with his wife”. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed that the commercial driver was arrested on Friday, at Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State. According to Oyeyemi, the arrest of the suspect followed a distress call received by the DPO of Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele Job. Having suspected that Udoh was going out with his wife, Umonko confronted him and this led to a serious fight between the two men. Oyeyemi disclosed that, “while the fight was going on, the suspect brought out a knife and used...
Singer, Sinéad O’Connor’s 17-year-old son Found Dead two days after he was Reported Missing
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Singer, Sinéad O’Connor’s 17-year-old son Found Dead two days after he was Reported Missing

Sinead O’Connor has announced the death of her 17-year-old son Shane, two days after he was reported missing. The Irish singer-songwriter announced the news on Twitter in the early hours of Saturday January 8, writing: “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God. “May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace.” The teenager had gone missing and was last seen in Tallaght, South Dublin, on Friday which caused police to launch a public appeal to find him. Sinead took to Twitter amid the search to plead with her son to get into contact with her. She tweeted: "Shane, your life is precious. God didn’t chisel that beautifu...
Former Chelsea player, Jimmy Smith is dead
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Former Chelsea player, Jimmy Smith is dead

Former Chelsea winger, Jimmy Smith, is dead at the age of 91. Chelsea announced his death in a statement on their official website on Friday evening ahead of their FA Cup tie with Chesterfield on Saturday. The statement read in part, “Chelsea Football Club is greatly saddened to learn of the passing of our former player Jimmy Smith at the age of 91. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends. “A Sheffield-born winger, Jimmy joined Chelsea from the army in 1951 and made 23 appearances, scoring three times. “His debut came in a local derby at Stamford Bridge in September 1951 when we beat Fulham 2-1, with Jimmy joined in the attack that day by goalscorers Roy Bentley and namesake Bobby Smith. “He scored himself in his second and third games, another 2-1 home v...
Controversy over actress Iyabo Oko’s health status
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Controversy over actress Iyabo Oko’s health status

Confusion has trailed the health status of Veteran Nollywood actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko. This is as the actress, who was previously announced dead, came back alive three hours after. Her daughter, Bisi Aisha, gave the updates on Instagram. About three hours after the 62-year-old actress was announced dead, she was said to move her hand. Bisi Aisha initially announced her mother’s death in several Instagram posts late on Wednesday night, posting, “My mum is gone. Rest well mummy. May ur soul Rest In Peace mummy”. On Thursday morning, she updated the post, saying, “Wonderful being, she moved her hand after being confirmed dead three hours ago. God, we will forever praise your holy name.” Iyabo Oko’s transition was also early announced by actress F...
Ijaw Youth Council Stage Protest in front of Dowen College, Demand Justice for late Sylvester Oromoni
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Ijaw Youth Council Stage Protest in front of Dowen College, Demand Justice for late Sylvester Oromoni

Members of the Ijaw Youth Council are currently staging a protest in front of Dowen College, Lagos, demanding justice for late Sylvester Oromoni. Sylvester is from the Ijaw-speaking tribe in Delta state. The protest comes after the Lagos state government exonerated five students and staff of the school arrested over the death of late Sylvester Watch a video from the protest below
Country star, Tom T. Hall’s cause of Death Revealed as Suicide
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Country star, Tom T. Hall’s cause of Death Revealed as Suicide

Country star Tom T. Hall's death has been ruled a suicide. Tom Hall who was found dead at the age of 85 at his Franklin, Tennessee home on the morning of August 20 last year, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Williamson County Medical Examiner in an autopsy report obtained by People, said a 911 call was placed at 11:15 a.m. that Friday, with EMS responding to the scene. The report read in part; "Paramedics confirmed death at approximately 1133 hours, due to obvious injuries." At the time of his death which was confirmed by his son Dean Hall, no cause of death was given. Tom Hall was a renowned country songwriter, who wrote classics such as "That's How I Got To Memphis" and "Harper Valley P.T.A." (which is sung by Jeannie C. Riley). His songs earned him a spot in...
Actress Iyabo Oko comes back to life 3 hours after being declared Dead online by her Daughtare
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Actress Iyabo Oko comes back to life 3 hours after being declared Dead online by her Daughtare

Iyabo Oko was declared dead hours ago by her daughter but the veteran actress has reportedly come back to life. The actress who had been bedridden for close to five years was "confirmed dead" on Wednesday night, January 5. The daughter of the 61-year-old actress announced her mother's "death" and further revealed that her mother was diagnosed with ischaemic stroke about five years ago but chose to keep her health issues away from the public. "My mum is gone," Bisi Aisha announced her mum's "death" with crying emoji. Actress Foluke Daramola Salako and others in the industry took to social media to mourn the actress. However,  hours later, her daughter returned to social media to say that the actress has shown signs of life again. See below.
Disney+ Snowdrop Actress, Kim Mi-soo dies ‘suddenly’ at age 29
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Disney+ Snowdrop Actress, Kim Mi-soo dies ‘suddenly’ at age 29

Kim Mi-soo, star of Disney+ series Snowdrop, has died suddenly at the age of 29, her agent has said. The actress plays Yeo Jung-min in the show. A cause of death has not yet been revealed, but Kim's management said she had died suddenly and asked people to refrain from spreading rumours about her death so that her family can mourn. Her agency Lanscape said in a statement: "Kim suddenly left us on Jan. 5. The bereaved are deep in their sorrow at the sudden sadness. "Please refrain from reporting false rumors or speculation so that the bereaved family, who are in shock and grief-stricken, can reverently commemorate the deceased. "As per her family’s wishes, the funeral will be held quietly in private. "Please wish for Kim ...
New Olubadan of Ibadan announced
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New Olubadan of Ibadan announced

Lekan Balogun has been named as the Olubadan designate by Ibadan high chiefs, following the death of Oba Saliu Adetunji on Sunday January 2. The 10 high chiefs who made the announcement at Mapo hall, Ibadan, Oyo state capital, said there is no court case stopping them from appointing the new Olubadan. In spite of the controversy trailing their status, they also maintained that the administration of the late Abiola Ajimobi did not tamper with the Ibadan chieftaincy declaration of 1957 by elevating them from high chiefs to kings. Speaking to newsmen after the announcement, Balogun said; “I enjoin you all to discard with all unfounded rumours and insinuations capable of disturbing the peace of Ibadanland, irrespective of the quarter from which such fake news emanate. “In line w...
My Persecutors Planned To Drug Me, Film Me Among Prostitutes – Mbaka
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My Persecutors Planned To Drug Me, Film Me Among Prostitutes – Mbaka

The spiritual director of Adoration Ministry, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka has revealed that some people planned to disgrace him but God heard his prayer and came to his rescue. The man of God, speaking on Saturday disclosed that his disappearance sometimes in 2021 was meant to kill him by those persecuting him. According to Mbaka, there was a plan to drug him, undress him before prostitutes and video him with prostitutes before hacking him to death. Mbaka further stated that he did not ask Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 general election. Recall that the cleric was invited to the Bishop’s Court after he called on Buhari to resign or be impeached. The presidency in its reaction had claimed that Mbaka was attacking the presidency because he sought to secure...
12 crushed to death with 17 other injured in New Year’s Eve stampede at a shrine in India
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12 crushed to death with 17 other injured in New Year’s Eve stampede at a shrine in India

About 12 people have been crushed to death and 17 other left injured in a New Year's Eve stampede at a hilltop shrine in India. The horror incident unfolded at around 2.40am as people gathered to celebrate New Year's Eve at the famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra. According to local reports, an argument broke out as the huge crowds got out of control, triggering a stampede. Authorities said at least 12 people were killed in the stampede, while more than a dozen were rushed to hospital - some with "serious" injuries. Gopal Dutt, block medical officer of Community Health Centre, said the wounded were transported to Naraina Hospital after a rescue operation. Officials said the bodies of the victims, said to be from Delhi, Haryana, and Punjab, were taken to a hospit...
Gyan: Van Persie, Boateng, Kalou, others react to death of Ghana star
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Gyan: Van Persie, Boateng, Kalou, others react to death of Ghana star

Arsenal and Manchester United hero, Robin van Persie, and ex-Netherlands midfielder, George Boateng. among others, have reacted to the death of ex-Ghana international, Christian Attah Gyan. Gyan died at the age of 43 on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. Gyan’s death was announced by his former club, Feyenoord, with whom he played for ten years between 1997 and 2007. Reacting, Van Persie, a former club teammate of Gyan at Feyenoord, posted on his Instagram account: “A beautiful soul is never forgotten. You were there for me in the early days of my career and supported me like a big brother. I will forever be thankful for those memories. Rest in peace Christian.” On his part, Boateng, who was a club-mate of Gyan between 1997 and 1998, also posted: “This is a hard one f...
Officials in Ghana are corrupt – Family of American model who died in a hotel room in Ghana wants autopsy done in US
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Officials in Ghana are corrupt – Family of American model who died in a hotel room in Ghana wants autopsy done in US

Family of the American model who died in a hotel room in Ghana, are asking for the autopsy to be done in the United States. Tyger Booty was reportedly found dead in a hotel room at Rayporsh Hotel in Abelemkpe on December 28, 2021. According to preliminary reports, she was invited to Ghana on a “paid vacation” by an unnamed billionaire. A family member who spoke to Asaaseradio, confirmed her death but said they “don’t trust Ghana health authorities will do a good job.” Julie Williams, a family spokesperson of the late socialite, explained that they’ve been informed by some people that Ghanaian officials are corrupt. She also said that another reason they want the autopsy conducted in the United States of America is that none of the family members resides in Ghana. Williams sai...
Sylvester Oromoni’s cousin accuses Lagos police of hoarding his autopsy resultYou
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Sylvester Oromoni’s cousin accuses Lagos police of hoarding his autopsy resultYou

Perri, cousin of late student of Dowen College Sylvester Oromoni has accused the Lagos state police command of "hoarding" his second autopsy result. Perri who made the claim while remembering his cousin's death one month after, also stated that while the house masters of the school are still locked up, the "killers" have been freed on bail. Perri also praised senior lawyer, Femi Falana, adding that if not for him, the case would have been closed like many other cases. He also said that they need clarity on the court date from authorities. Report of Sylvester Oromoni's death after allegedly being bullied by his seniors in the Lagos school, led to an outcry including high profile reactions weeks ago, as many demanded for justice.
Dwayne Johnson says he will ‘not’ return to Fast and Furious, says Vin Diesel’s plea for him to come back is ‘manipulative’
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Dwayne Johnson says he will ‘not’ return to Fast and Furious, says Vin Diesel’s plea for him to come back is ‘manipulative’

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has said that he will not be coming back to Fast & Furious  set, even after costar Vin Diesel asked him to. Addressing an Instagram post made by Diesel in November in which he pleaded with him to rejoin the beloved movie franchise in an interview with CNN, Dwayne said Diesel's move is "an example of his manipulation." He said; "I was very surprised by Vin's recent post. This past June, when Vin and I actually connected not over social media, I told him directly — and privately — that I would not be returning to the franchise. I was firm yet cordial with my words and said that I would always be supportive of the cast and always root for the franchise to be successful, but that there was no chance I would return. I privately spoke with my partners at ...
Two Oko Poly students and bestfriends among eleven persons burnt to death in Anambra auto crash
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Two Oko Poly students and bestfriends among eleven persons burnt to death in Anambra auto crash

Two students of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, were among eleven passengers burnt to death in a fatal motor accident in Anambra state on Boxing Day. The accident involving three vehicles occurred on Agulu lake bridge near Golden Tulip Hotel Agulu in Anaocha Local Government Area. According to the Sector Public Education Officer, Margret Onabe, the accident happened due to wrong overtaking and overspeeding on the sloppy bridge. 20 people were involved in the crash. Those injured were 4 comprising 2 male adults and 2 female adults. The number of persons killed 11; 3 male adults, 1 female child and 7 people who were trapped inside the L300 bus and burnt beyond recognition. 5 passengers from the hijet bus were rescued alive and unhurt. One of the poly students have been iden...
Ugandan Nurse-model Dies in Auto Crash on her Way home to Pay Surprise Visit to her Family after 10 Years Abroad
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Ugandan Nurse-model Dies in Auto Crash on her Way home to Pay Surprise Visit to her Family after 10 Years Abroad

A Netherlands based nurse, model and dancer, Doreen Angee, has died in car accident after arriving Uganda to pay a surprise visit to her family members who she had not seen in over ten years. 25-year-old Doreen left the Netherlands for Uganda on December 21 but got involved in a car accident along Gulu-Kampala Highway on December 23. The CEO of JNC Entertainment succumbed to internal injuries at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital without meeting her family. According to local media, Doreen started her journey from the Netherlands on December 21, aboard Qatar Airline to Dubai. She arrived Uganda on December 22, and on 23, she left Kampala for her hometown, Gulu accompanied by four friends and a driver.On their way to Gulu, their car had a head-on collision with a trailer in Koro ...
Football star dies during warm-ups
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Football star dies during warm-ups

Football star in Oman, Mukhaled Al-Raqadi has died after a heart attack he suffered while warming up ahead of a match. The death of the Muscat FC star has since thrown the sporting community in Oman into mourning. He passed away on December 23 after reportedly suffering a heart attack during a warm-up as his club were getting ready for the League clash against Suwaiq. The player was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he passed away shortly after arriving for treatment. “With hearts full of faith and accepting God’s decisions, Muscat Sports Club and all related to it extend their sincerest condolences to the Al-Raqadi family,” a club statement said. A Croatian player, Mario Cacic had also died after a heart issue during training on December 21. Argentina legend, Sergio A...
Nollywood actor, Sam Obiago aka Daddy Sam, dies
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Nollywood actor, Sam Obiago aka Daddy Sam, dies

Veteran Nollywood actor, Sam Obiago aka Daddy Sam, is dead. The death of the actor was announced by the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN, Emeka Rollas. He shared the photo above on his page and wrote; ''Another Sad Day RIP Daddy Sam'' He however did not disclose the cause of death.
Actor Bishop Umoh ‘Okon Lagos’ loses his mother
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Actor Bishop Umoh ‘Okon Lagos’ loses his mother

Actor Bishop Umoh, popularly known as Okon Lagos has lost his mother. Sharing the sad news on Instagram, the actor revealed that his mother's death left him "numb and depleted". Umoh added that his mother should have waited a bit longer. He wrote; You could have just waited just a bit. I am depleted and numb. It’s my own mother. I’ve lost her.
Search Warrant issued for Alec Baldwin’s Phone in “Rust” Shooting Investigation
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Search Warrant issued for Alec Baldwin’s Phone in “Rust” Shooting Investigation

A search warrant was issued on Thursday December 16, for Alec Baldwin’s cell phone following a police investigation into the fatal shooting of cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, on the New Mexico set of his film Rust in October. The "affiant" is identified within the documents as a "full-time, certified peace officer" and a "Violent Crimes Detective in the Criminal Investigations Division" with the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Department. "Affiant is requesting a warrant for the seizure and search of Alec Baldwins' cell phone to search for any evidence relating to the death investigation of Halyna Hutchins," said Sheriff's Office Det. Alexandria Hancock in a search warrant approved by a judge, Deadline reported. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s office believes there are key conve...
Nick Cannon Explains why he did not allow Late Son to be treated with Chemo
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Nick Cannon Explains why he did not allow Late Son to be treated with Chemo

American TV personality and actor, Nick Cannon has explained why he didn't allow his son Zen, to be treated through chemotherapy before his death last week. Cannon who suffers from lupus and has taken a chemo drug to treat it, said he didn’t want to prolong the baby’s cancer suffering. He noted that he decided to focus on Zen’s quality of life rather than any invasive treatments, even though the procedure may have prolonged the child’s life for a while. The actor told People magazine on Thursday December 16; “We started asking, ‘Is there a way to prevent this? If not, how long do we have?' “The conversations quickly turned to, ‘How can we give him the best life for the time that he does have?’ It could be weeks, it could be months, it could be years.” Cannon who welcomed th...
’90 Day Fiance’ Star, Jason Hitch Dies from COVID-19 Complications
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’90 Day Fiance’ Star, Jason Hitch Dies from COVID-19 Complications

90 Day Fiancé star, Jason Hitch has passed away at the age of 45. Jason Hitch, a reality TV personality, who appeared on the second season of the TLC series in 2014, died on Tuesday night, Dec. 14, Jason's sister Shannon confirmed to TMZ. According to Shannon, her brother passed away after suffering from complications related to coronavirus and other possible factors. In addition, Shannon explained that her brother, who was not vaccinated against the virus,  was placed in the ICU of a Florida hospital. She said she and her loved ones were able to say their goodbyes to Jason and be with him during his final moments. Following the news of Jason's death, TLC issued a statement to E! News on Wednesday, Dec. 15, sharing, "We are saddened to hear about the passing of Jason Hitch ...
How can you cry because of a woman?’ – Reno Omokri Berates men who Weep after Women Leave them
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How can you cry because of a woman?’ – Reno Omokri Berates men who Weep after Women Leave them

Reno Omokri has berated men who weep when their women leave them. According to him, it is a sign of weakness. In a tweet shared on his handle, Reno wrote; ''When a man cries over the death of loved ones, he gains respect. But if he cries because a woman left him, or rejected his proposal, he projects weakness. How can you cry because of a girl? Yes, Christ wept. But where was He was when He wept? At Lazarus’s funeral! #RenosNuggets'' A Twitter user who didn't agree with Reno's post replied saying; ''Until a good woman leaves you...men are human too'' Responding, Reno averred that if a good woman walks out on a man, he should go and look for a better one. According to him, there are many other women outside. He opined that if a man has made money and has self-control, no g...
Iconic Mexican singer, Vicente Fernández dies at 81
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Iconic Mexican singer, Vicente Fernández dies at 81

Vicente Fernández, an icon of traditional Mexican music, has died at the age of 81. He passed away on Sunday Decdmber 12, at a hospital in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, according to a post published on his official Instagram account. The announcement from his family did not give a cause of death, but the singer had been hospitalized since August after a fall at his Guadalajara ranch in the central state of Jalisco required an emergency spinal surgery. While in the hospital, he had also been diagnosed with Guillain–Barré syndrome, an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks the body's nerves. "It was an honor and a great pride to share with everyone a great musical career and to give everything for his audience," read a post on Fernández's account tra...
Soun: Oyo Deputy Governor, Ladoja, others attend burial of Ogbomoso monarch [PHOTOS]
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Soun: Oyo Deputy Governor, Ladoja, others attend burial of Ogbomoso monarch [PHOTOS]

Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan, former Governor of the state, Senator Radidi Ladoja and other dignitaries on Sunday attended the burial of Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade 111. Our correspondent recalls that the monarch joined his ancestors on Sunday. The monarch who died at the age of 95, reigned for 48 years. Prominent personalities in the state had reacted to the death of the monarch. Our correspondent reports that the monarch has been buried according to Islamic rites inside a vault in the palace. He was buried some minutes after 4pm on Sunday. The burial prayer was conducted by the Chief Imam of Ogbomoso, Imam Tholiat Oluwasina Ayilara. Other dignitaries who were at the palace to mourn and attend the burial included former Governor,...
Rapper Slim 400’s Death Investigated as Gang-related murder
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Rapper Slim 400’s Death Investigated as Gang-related murder

Inglewood Police Department is now investigating the killing of rapper Slim 400 as “gang-related retaliation". The police department is also bracing for a turf war as “things have really ramped up between the Bloods and the Crips, so tensions are already high.” LIB reported earlier that the 33-year-old rising West Coast hip-hop artist real name Vincent Cohran was killed on Wednesday December 8, just before 8 p.m. in Inglewood city. While security operatives don't believe the Compton-raised rapper’s death was a targeted hit, law enforcement officials told TMZ they still think the shooting was gang-related and might be a revenge. Sources told the outlet “they believe Slim happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, and his alleged ties to the Bloods didn’t help.” In...
Singer Blakk Rasta narrates how he Failed to have an Erection for a year after his Wife Died
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Singer Blakk Rasta narrates how he Failed to have an Erection for a year after his Wife Died

Ghanaian award-winning radio presenter and Reggae musician, Blakk Rasta has narrated how he failed to have an erection for a year after his wife died. The singer opened up in an interview on Up Close and Personal Segment on GTV’s Breakfast Show. Rasta revealed that he had no desire to lay with another woman because his wife’s death came as a huge blow. Recounting how his wife died, the singer said she complained about her health and was eventually diagnosed with an ulcer and given a rigorous diet to follow in order to stay safe. Her condition worsened and she was rushed to the hospital where she was told it wasn’t an ulcer, but rather appendicitis. She opted for traditional treatment and was sent to her father for local therapy, but unfortunately, she died just two days after ...
This isn’t work, this is love – Nick Cannon defends returning to work after his 5-month-old son’s death
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This isn’t work, this is love – Nick Cannon defends returning to work after his 5-month-old son’s death

Actor and television personality, Nick Cannon has defended returning to work after his 5-month-old son, Zen Scott Cannon's death. In his opening monologue on Wednesday's episode of The Nick Cannon Show, the former America's Got Talent host, 41, thanked fans for their support and got candid about why he decided to return to work so soon after his son's passing. Cannon disclosed that while he appreciates people especially family members asking him why he returned to work after his son's death, they should know what he does isn't just work but love. He said; "A lot of people keep asking me like, 'Man why are you even at work?' 'Boy you need to go sit down somewhere, you got too many jobs already. Allow yourself to just be yourself' "And I appreciate that, all of that advic...
Former NFL player, De Glenn Foster dies in police custody
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Former NFL player, De Glenn Foster dies in police custody

Former NFL player, De Glenn Foster who was arrested on December 4 after he led cops on a wild chase, has died in police custody. TMZ reported that Reform Police Department chief Richard Black said an officer clocked Foster while he was going 92 MPH in a 45 MPH zone, and when he tried to stop him, the former football player took off. Foster evaded cops for roughly 8 miles, driving into the nearby town of Gordo. Black said cops eventually deployed spike strips to get him to slow down. The police chief said Foster was ultimately taken into custody there and was "uncooperative," pushing cops into wrestling him on the ground to get the cuffs on him. He was booked into the county jail on Saturday December 4, but it's unclear exactly what happened to the former New Orleans Saints defen...
Dowen college: Three of the students Sylvester Oromoni mentioned are currently in police custody – Lagos police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu says
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Dowen college: Three of the students Sylvester Oromoni mentioned are currently in police custody – Lagos police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu says

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Hakeem Odumosu, says three students of Dowen College, Lekki Lagos are currently assisting the police in their investigation into the death of 11-year-old Sylvester Oromoni junior. Odumosu disclosed this in an interview with Channels TV. The police boss said three of the five students mentioned by Sylvester before he died are already in custody and cooperating with the police in their findings. Although Odumosu did not give the identities of those in custody, he insisted that they are key suspects. The police boss explained that the Command is set to go for the post mortem of the body in Delta state to ascertain the cause of death. He assured that police authorities in both Lagos and Delta State are keenly interested in the outcome of ...
Name names, Let us Know and Say hi to them – Tonto Dikeh Tells Halima Abubakar after she Revealed there are Bullies in Nollywood
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Name names, Let us Know and Say hi to them – Tonto Dikeh Tells Halima Abubakar after she Revealed there are Bullies in Nollywood

Actress Tonto Dikeh has asked her colleague, Halima Abubakar to share names of bullies in Nollywood after she shared her experience yesterday. Halima Abubakar claimed there are bullies in Nollywood, while joining the online conversation initiated by the death of Dowen College 12-year-old student, Sylvester Oromoni. Reacting to Halima's disclosure, Tonto Dikeh asked her to share names of bullies in the movie industry so she and others "can say hi" to them. She wrote; Lmaooo hallibooboo stop tensioning us Abeg… My friend no be evrytime you want give us gist you go come listen to people wey go tell you say you big pass this thing, give us gist.. No do us half bread is better than none!! We don’t want PEACE (I swear am rolling on the floor) Name names jor, let us know and ...
Ex-striker, Marvin Morgan is dead
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Ex-striker, Marvin Morgan is dead

Aldershot, Shrewsbury Town and Plymouth Argyle former striker, Marvin Morgan, is dead. Shrewsbury Town announced his death in a tweet via their Twitter handle on Monday. The tweet read, “Shrewsbury Town Football Club is deeply saddened to receive news that Marvin Morgan has tragically passed away aged just 38. “The Club would like to send our most sincere condolences to his friends and family. Rest in Peace, Marvin. “Former footballer Marvin Morgan has died suddenly, aged 38, several of his previous clubs have reported.” Morgan made more than 200 career appearances in the Football League, also spending time on loan at Dagenham & Redbridge and Hartlepool. He also started his own clothing wear business Fresh Ego Kid, while he was with Shropshire club Shrewsbury....
#Justiceforsylvester: No one has the Manual on how to Raise a Child – Mary Remmy Njoku
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#Justiceforsylvester: No one has the Manual on how to Raise a Child – Mary Remmy Njoku

Filmmaker Mary Remmy Njoku has disagreed with actress Uche Ebere who said a 12-year-old has no business attending a boarding school. Uche had made the comment in reaction to the death of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni, after he was reportedly bullied by his schoolmates. According to her, a 12-year-old has no business attending a boarding school except his/her parents are divorced, the mother is dead or there's no one to take care of them. Mary Remmy Njoku however faulted the claim, adding that "no one has the manual on how to raise a child". She stated that people must not raise their kids same way as there are rapists and robbers that were homeschooled. She wrote; As a mother, I disagree with you. No one has the manual on how to raise a child. Different families, differe...
Dowen College: Kashamu’s Family Speaks on his Son’s Involvement with Sylvester Oromoni
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Dowen College: Kashamu’s Family Speaks on his Son’s Involvement with Sylvester Oromoni

Family of Michael Adewale Kashamu, one of the students accused of torturing late 12-year-old pupil of Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni. Jnr, has reacted to news of his death. The family called for calm while expressing support for the ongoing investigation into the matter. In a statement issued by one Mutairu Kashamu and obtained by Sahara Reporters, the family noted that Michael ceased to be the “school father” of the deceased before he was reportedly tortured and left with injuries. The statement titled  “Dowen College Student's Death: Kashamu's Family Empathizes With The Bereaved...Calls For Thorough Investigation", read; “The Kashamu family has been inundated with enquiries, calls and messages over the unfortunate incident at Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, which led to the ...
Buhari saddened by Gen Wushishi’s death
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Buhari saddened by Gen Wushishi’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Nigeria’s former Chief of Army Staff, retired Gen. Inuwa Wushishi. This was contained in a condolence message released by Buhari’s media aide, Garba Shehu, on Sunday. Recall that the 81-year old succumbed to death at a London hospital while battling a protracted ailment. Buhari described the death as the sad loss of “a thoroughbred professional soldier, an officer and a gentleman whose contributions to the fatherland are immeasurable.” The President said: “Gen. Wushishi had a distinguished military career and we are proud of his impressive service to the country. “Gen. Wushishi was an epitome of discipline and dedication to service, and he was a role model for both the officers and the rank and file.” Buha...
The death of Sylvester Oromoni is going to test the Nigerian criminal justice system, image of the rich, elites, and politicians vs humanity – Djinee
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The death of Sylvester Oromoni is going to test the Nigerian criminal justice system, image of the rich, elites, and politicians vs humanity – Djinee

Nigerian singer, Djinee has called for justice to be duly served over the death of Sylvester Oromoni, because the case is going to test the Nigerian criminal justice system, the image of the rich, the elites as well as politicians. Sylvester Oromoni, an 11-year-old Dowen college student died after he was allegedly bullied and tortured by his classmates. His death has since sparked a nationwide outcry, with many including celebrities calling for all those involved in his death to be arrested and prosecuted. Because of the attention the gruesome death of Sylvester has drawn, Djinee said that the case must not be swept under carpet irrespective of those involved because all eyes are now on the Nigerian criminal justice system. He wrote: The death of 13yr old Sylvester Oromoni is g...

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