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My heart is Fine – Aubameyang breaks silence after tests in UK
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My heart is Fine – Aubameyang breaks silence after tests in UK

Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has said his “heart is absolutely fine” following medical checks in the UK. The 32-year-old recently flew back from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations for medical examinations. Aubameyang was diagnosed with heart lesions following a positive COVID-19 test. Following the medical check-up, Aubameyang wrote on Instagram: “I came back to London to do some additional checks, and I’m very happy to say that my heart is absolutely fine and I’m completely healthy!! “Really appreciate all the messages over the last few days and I’m already back at it.” Aubameyang was given the all-clear after an MRI scan and an Electrocardiogram (ECG). It has yet to be decided whether the Gabon captain will return to Cameroon for the AFCON, with his country...
Saudi Arabian Club Al Nassr offer to sign Aubameyang on loan
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Saudi Arabian Club Al Nassr offer to sign Aubameyang on loan

Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr have offered to sign Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on loan until the end of the season. Rushhoursport News reported earlier this month Arsenal would consider offers this month for their former skipper, who was stripped of the Arsenal captaincy in December after a disciplinary breach. Reports have suggested Al Nassr's loan offer includes an obligation to buy. The 32-year-old has 18 months left on his contract and an exit in this transfer window would represent a saving of around £25m in wages for the rest of his contract. Aubameyang has recently returned to London from the Africa Cup of Nations for medical examinations after being diagnosed with heart lesions following a positive test for Covid-19. The Gabon international did not f...
Aubameyang’s Message to Gabon as he Leaves Camp for Arsenal
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Aubameyang’s Message to Gabon as he Leaves Camp for Arsenal

Gabon forward, Axel Meye has revealed that captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang told Patrice Neveu’s men to ‘stick together’ before leaving the Gabonese camp for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. Aubameyang is leaving the Gabonese camp in Cameroon and is returning to Arsenal for medical checks. The 32-year-old striker was diagnosed with heart lesions forcing him out of the ongoing 2021 AFCON. Speaking ahead of Gabon’s final Group C fixture against Morocco tonight: Meye told CAF Online on Monday: “It was not easy for me because I missed the first game after testing positive for Covid-19. “It was a difficult moment to digest because I wanted to contribute. “Still, I hope to be an asset to the team. I feel better in all aspects, and I’m fit for tomorrow’s game....
AFCON 2021: Aubameyang speaks on being kicked out of Gabon’s camp over poor discipline
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AFCON 2021: Aubameyang speaks on being kicked out of Gabon’s camp over poor discipline

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is leaving the Gabonese camp for the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon and is returning to Arsenal for medical checks. The striker was diagnosed with heart lesions forcing him out of the competition. Now, the former Arsenal captain has hit out at ‘false rumours’ that he has been kicked out of Gabon’s Africa Cup of Nations campaign due to poor discipline. Recall that Aubameyang was stripped of the captaincy of Arsenal and later banished from the first team by manager Mikel Arteta for alleged disciplinary breach. But this time, the former Gunners captain is returning to the Emirates after he was diagnosed with heart lesions following testing positive for Covid. The North London club said last week they are confident Aubameyang’s issue is not a serio...
Women’s Tennis Legend Chris Evert Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer
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Women’s Tennis Legend Chris Evert Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer

Tennis legend and ESPN broadcaster, has revealed she was diagnosed with stage one ovarian cancer last month. 'I wanted to share my stage one ovarian cancer diagnosis and the story behind it as a way to help others,' the 67-year-old, who was the world number one women's singles player seven times, wrote on Twitter. 'I feel very lucky that they caught it early and expect positive results from my chemo plan.' In an article on ESPN, Evert said a malignant tumor was discovered during a preventive hysterectomy early last month. A second operation revealed that the cancer had been removed during the hysterectomy and had not spread. Following chemotherapy, her doctor said there was a better than a 90 percent chance the cancer would never return. 'I don't remember being th...
AFCON 2021: Aubameyang Diagnosed with Minor Heart problem
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AFCON 2021: Aubameyang Diagnosed with Minor Heart problem

Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, was ruled out of Gabon’s clash with Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations, after being diagnosed with a minor heart problem. Aubameyang missed their first Group C fixture against Comoros on Monday after testing positive for COVID-19. But the Gabonese federation announced that their captain along with Axel Meye and Nice’s Mario Lemina will also be sidelined for Friday’s game at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium. All three were diagnosed with COVID-19 recently and latest medical examinations showed they are dealing with minor heart problems as a result of the illness. The Gabonese Federation tweeted: “According to the CAF medical commission, the players Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Axel Meye and Mario Lemina, just out of Covid, cannot take part i...
Bayern Munich star, Alphonso Davies diagnosed with inflammation of the heart after suffering Covid
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Bayern Munich star, Alphonso Davies diagnosed with inflammation of the heart after suffering Covid

Bayern Munich defender, Alphonso Davies has been forced to stop training after a heart scare. The 21-year-old has not played for the German giants since December 17 after he tested positive for Covid-19. Bayern’s manager Julian Nagelsmann has now confirmed that the Canadian international has mild myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart. It was discovered as Davies completed routine medical checks at the club’s HQ after recovering from the virus. The footballer is now expected to miss ‘weeks’ of training as his condition is monitored. Nagelsmann said on Thursday January 13, "during our follow-up examination that we do with every player that has had Covid-19, we detected signs of mild myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle. “He has stopped training for now, so...
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.
Keanu Reeves donated 70% of his ‘Matrix’ salary to cancer researc
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Keanu Reeves donated 70% of his ‘Matrix’ salary to cancer researc

Hollywood actor, Keanu Reeves donated 70% of his ‘Matrix’ salary to a cancer research. 57-year-old Reeves was reportedly paid $10 million upfront for the 1999 sci-fi flick, before earning a further $35 million when the movie became a box office blockbuster. Lad Bible reported the actor donated 70% of the money, a whopping $31.5 million to leukemia research. The report said Reeves “was inspired to fund research into the blood cancer after his sister Kim, now 55, was diagnosed in 1991.” She reportedly spent a decade in and out of treatment before finally entering remission in 2001. Reeves has continued to give money to research in the years after Kim was cured, even creating his own cancer fund. In addition to his sizable donation, the Speed and Point Break star has also...
I’m battling cancer – Chelsea legend cries out
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I’m battling cancer – Chelsea legend cries out

Chelsea legend Gianluca Vialli has revealed he is battling cancer for a second time. The 57-year-old Italian who played for and managed Chelsea, was first diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2017. He was, however, given the all clear in April 2020 after undergoing months of chemotherapy. Since then, he has returned to work as a member of Roberto Mancini’s staff with Italian national team. But now the 57-year-old who won the FA Cup and League Cup with Chelsea, said the deadly illness has returned. Speaking at a London book launch, he said, “I feel good, but my journey is not yet complete. “The unwanted guest, as I call it, is still here with me. At this moment I am in maintenance mode. “The tumour is still there. At times it is more noticeable, at others less so. “...
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 ...
Popular SA singer and songwriter Theuns Jordaan dies at 50 after battle with Leukemia
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Popular SA singer and songwriter Theuns Jordaan dies at 50 after battle with Leukemia

Popular South African singer and songwriter Theuns Jordaan, who is best known for his songs ‘Beautiful in Beaufort-Wes’ and ‘Soos Bloed’, has died after being diagnosed with leukemia last year. He passed away at the age of 50 on Wednesday morning, November 17. The news was shared by his friend, Armand Hofmeyr, who took to Facebook to deliver a heartfelt tribute: “Theuns my old friend, I learned a lot from you. Most of my writing work is based on what you taught me. I would’ve liked to learn a lot from you. REST IN PEACE… This is heart breaking.” After news of Jordaan’s death broke, tributes poured in from fans and fellow artists. Acclaimed musician Coenie de Villiers told the Mail & Guardian of the “visceral shock” of hearing about Jordaan’s death, adding: “We thought ...
I was born cross-eyed,  part of my kidney died and I was diagnosed with infertility – Laurie Idahosa narrates how God restored her health
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I was born cross-eyed, part of my kidney died and I was diagnosed with infertility – Laurie Idahosa narrates how God restored her health

Pastor Laurie Idahosa took to Instagram to reveal some of the health challenges she was facing that God took care of. The mother-of-three said she was born cross-eyed but God miraculously healed her eyes and straightened them out. She added that a part of her kidney "died" and God "restored" it. She also revealed she was diagnosed with infertility yet God gave her three children and they were all "naturally conceived". See her post below.
Former president of South Africa, FW de Klerk, dies at age of 85
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Former president of South Africa, FW de Klerk, dies at age of 85

South Africa’s last white president, Frederik Willem de Klerk, has died at the age of 85. "Former President FW de Klerk died peacefully at his home in Fresnaye earlier this morning following his struggle against mesothelioma cancer," a statement from his foundation said. He was diagnosed in March with the disease, which affects the tissue lining the lungs. Mr de Klerk oversaw the end of South Africa's white minority rule as the country's last apartheid president. While he was head of state from 1989 and 1994, he and his government dismantled the apartheid system of institutionalised racial segregation and introduced voting rights for black people. In 1990 he announced he was releasing anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela from priso...
Norwich goalkeeper Dan Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer aged 20
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Norwich goalkeeper Dan Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer aged 20

The promising shot-stopper, who had been taking in a loan spell at Livingston this season, is set to spend time away from the game Norwich City have announced that the club’s 20-year-old goalkeeper, Dan Barden, has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The youngster has undergone a number of follow-up tests following his initial diagnosis and will now begin a treatment programme. He will be taking time away from the game during that process, with a loan spell at Scottish Premiership side Livingston being put on hold.  
Norwich ‘keeper Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer
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Norwich ‘keeper Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer

Norwich City goalkeeper Dan Barden has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The 20-year-old is on loan with Scottish Premiership side Livingston but he will now spend some time away from football. Norwich said: "After the initial diagnosis, Barden has since undergone follow up tests and will continue with a closely monitored treatment programme over the coming period." Barden said: "It has been a very difficult and challenging period, but the support of my family, friends and colleagues has helped get me through the last few weeks. "I can't thank the medical departments at both Norwich and Livingston enough, as well as everyone at the Royal Marsden Hospital. The 20-year old will take a break from football following the diagnosis "The speed at which everything has move...
Bournemouth and Wales star, David Brooks diagnosed with cancer
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Bournemouth and Wales star, David Brooks diagnosed with cancer

Bournemouth midfielder, David Brooks has been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma. The 24-year-old Wales international left international duty last week for medical examination. it has now been confirmed that he has Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma, an uncommon form of cancer. Brooks, who has registered 21 caps for his country since his debut in 2017, will undergo treatment next week after an initial positive prognosis. He said in a message on the club's website: 'This is a very difficult message for me to write. 'I have been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma and will begin a course of treatment next week. 'Although this has come as a shock to myself and my family, the prognosis is a positive one and I am confident that I will make a full recovery and be back playing ...
Sunday Igboho diagnosed with likely kidney problem in Beninise prison -Lawyer claims
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Sunday Igboho diagnosed with likely kidney problem in Beninise prison -Lawyer claims

Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, has been reportedly diagnosed with possible kidney or lungs illness. One of his lawyers, Yomi Aliyyu, who disclosed this in an interview with BBC Yoruba, said Igboho developed the illness in Benin Republic prison custody. According to him, the agitator has also been critically ill and rushed to the hospital for treatment. Recall that Igboho's home in Ibadan was raided by security agents on July 1, 2021. While Igboho escaped, 12 of his aides were arrested and later arraigned in court. Igboho was later arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic, on July 16, 2021, with his wife, while attempting to travel to Germany and has since then been in detention. Speaking during the interview, Aliyyu said “Igboho was not diagnosed with this sickness befo...
Singer Kelis’ husband photographer Mike Mora reveals he has Stage 4 Stomach Cancer
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Singer Kelis’ husband photographer Mike Mora reveals he has Stage 4 Stomach Cancer

Mike Mora, the husband of singer Kelis, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer. The photographer, who has been married to the “Milkshake” singer since 2014, took to Instagram to share his experience since finding out he had the sickness a year ago. Shortly after moving to a farm outside of Los Angeles with his family, he said he noticed something was wrong and began to feel pains in his stomach. The photographer began to lose his appetite and started feeling back pain After seeing several visits to specialists, he was diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma and the disease had progressed to the lymph nodes in his back. 'This picture was taken as I was being transferred to the oncology section of UCLA Santa Monica from nearby Ronald Reagan hospi...
UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s mother Charlotte Johnson dies ‘suddenly and peacefully’ at 79
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UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s mother Charlotte Johnson dies ‘suddenly and peacefully’ at 79

UK prime minister, Boris Johnson is mourning the loss of his mother, the artist Charlotte Johnson Wahl, who has died at the age of 79. She died “suddenly and peacefully” at a London hospital, the family said according to the Daily Telegraph. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 40 and later became president of the European Commission for Human Rights. The Prime Minister once described her as the “supreme authority” in his family. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer was among the first politicians to offer his condolences. “I’m very sorry to learn of the Prime Minister’s loss. My condolences to him and his family,” he tweeted. Tory MP Angela Richardson said: “Sad news for the PM tonight as well as the rest of the Johnson family. Thoughts with them all.” ...
Former Liverpool and Man, City attacker, Craig Bellamy quits role as Vincent Kompany’s assistant manager at Anderlecht to deal with depression
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Former Liverpool and Man, City attacker, Craig Bellamy quits role as Vincent Kompany’s assistant manager at Anderlecht to deal with depression

Craig Bellamy has quit his role as assistant manager at Anderlecht to deal with depression. The former Wales, Liverpool and Manchester City striker revealed last year that he had been diagnosed with the condition, which affected him during his playing days, too. Bellamy was made Vincent Kompany's assistant at the Belgian club two years ago. The club posted a statement on their website last night revealing that Bellamy’s depression had resurfaced. Anderlecht said he had taken ‘a very difficult, but very necessary decision concerning his health. Bellamy said goodbye to the players in the dressing room on Sunday afternoon after the 7-2 victory against KV Mechelen.’ Sporting director Peter Verbeke added: ‘The enormous energy Craig has given us all is priceless. ‘It is therefor...
Wendy Williams spotted returning home from hospital after posting about her ‘ongoing health issues’
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Wendy Williams spotted returning home from hospital after posting about her ‘ongoing health issues’

Wendy Williams was pictured arriving home on Friday, September 10, after a visit to the hospital because of her "ongoing health issues". Wendy, who cancelled a week of promotions due to her health, looked fragile as she was assisted from a limo by her manager Bernie Young while someone pushed a wheelchair behind her. In exclusive photos obtained by DailyMail, the TV host wore blue compression socks with no shoes on as she walked on the wet NYC pavement. This comes one day after her talk show revealed she's cancelled all promotional events to deal with "ongoing health issues" Wendy was diagnosed with Graves' disease in 2018. See more photos below.
NeNe Leakes’ Husband, Gregg Leakes dies at 66 after battle with Cancer
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NeNe Leakes’ Husband, Gregg Leakes dies at 66 after battle with Cancer

Former The Real Housewives of Atlanta star, NeNe Leakes' husband, Gregg Leakes, has died from colon cancer at the age of 66. "Yesterday  the Leakes family is in deep pain with a broken heart. After a long battle with cancer, Gregg Leakes has passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by all of his children, very close loved ones and wife Nene Leakes." "We ask that you pray for peace and strength over their family & allow them to mourn in private during this very very difficult time." publicist and family friend Ernest Dukes said in a statement on Wednesday. The sad news comes days after NeNe revealed that Gregg was losing his battle with cancer while speaking at The Linnethia, her lounge in Atlanta, Georgia. "My husband is transitioning to the other side," she said ...
Dynasty star, Michael Nada dies at 76 only 10 days after being Diagnosed with Cancer
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Dynasty star, Michael Nada dies at 76 only 10 days after being Diagnosed with Cancer

Dynasty star Michael Nader has died at the age of 76 just ten days after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. His wife Jodi Lister made the announcement on Facebook on Wednesday, August 25. She revealed that her husband died at their home in Northern California on Monday, August 23. She wrote: "It grieves me to share the sad news that my husband, Michael Nader, passed away at home on August 23rd. "He was diagnosed with untreatable cancer on Friday the 13th and died 10 days later with me and his best fur friend Storm by his side. "His death and diagnosis was sudden and unexpected and I have never experienced such agony as watching my soul mate die before my eyes. "He was loved by so many and treasured his fans and their letters and emails. He responded to them all." ...
Manchester United legend, Denis Law reveals he has been diagnosed with dementia
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Manchester United legend, Denis Law reveals he has been diagnosed with dementia

Former Manchester United and Scotland forward Denis Law has revealed that he has been diagnosed with mixed dementia. Law, 81, is one of the most renowned footballers of his time. He is best known for the eleven years he spent playing for Manchester United from 1962 to 1973, where he scored 237 goals in 404 appearances. He is the only Scottish footballer to have won the prestigious Ballon d’Or award. In a statement released on Thursday, Law said he wanted to be “open about his condition” and that he had been diagnosed with mixed dementia, which he explained as “being more than one type of dementia, in my (Law’s) case this being Alzheimers and Vascular Dementia”. Law’s statement continued that it is “an incredibly challenging and problematic disease and I have witnessed many ...
I’ve been battling diabetes for 35 years – Obasanjo
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I’ve been battling diabetes for 35 years – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that he has been battling diabetes for the past 35 years. Obasanjo made the disclosure at the closing ceremony of the Ogun State Diabetes Youth Development Camp, held in Abeokuta, Ogun state on Wednesday August 18. The former President who reiterated that diabetes is not a killer disease, told children to abstain from consuming sugar, foods with carbohydrates and always take their insulin injection in order to manage the disease well. He said;   “I have been diagnosed of diabetes for more than 35 years now and here I am, I’m still going about, I’m still jumping up and down, I’m still doing many things many people of my age cannot do. “Since I was diagnosed of diabetes, a number of my friends have died and the reason ...
Actress Doris Chima dies after battling cancer
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Actress Doris Chima dies after battling cancer

Nollywood actress Doris Chima is dead.  The veteran actress died after a long battle with breast cancer. She was diagnosed with the ailment in 2020 and her breast was cut off to prevent further damage While confirming her demise, the chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos state chapter, Emeka Rising Ibe, said he is still in shock over the sad incident as Chima was a dedicated member and good woman. “She called me last week and pleaded due to ill health not to remove her from the verification exercise I embarked on to ascertain true members of the guild in Lagos. Yesterday morning, I got a call that she was dead. Though I am yet to visit the family but it is a great loss for us. I pray for the repose of her soul.”he said May her soul rest in peace, Amen.  
Liverpool’s Robertson insists injury is ‘nothing too major’ but will miss start of Premier League season
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Liverpool’s Robertson insists injury is ‘nothing too major’ but will miss start of Premier League season

The Reds defender will miss the opening weeks of the campaign after suffering a knock in a pre-season friendly Liverpool defender Andy Robertson is expected to miss weeks rather than months as the full-back says he'll work hard to come back from his recent injury. Robertson has been diagnosed with some ligament damage that will take time to heal, keeping him out of the first few games of Liverpool's season. But the Scotland international also says that scans revealed that the injury was "nothing too major" as he looks ahead to being back on the field soon.
Broadway Star Alvin Ing is Dead (aged 89)
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Broadway Star Alvin Ing is Dead (aged 89)

Broadway actor, Alvin Ing has died at the age of 89 due to complications from Covid-19. The actor died on Saturday, July 31, at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, with his reps confirming that Ing died from breakthrough Covid-19 complications. A rep said: ‘Honolulu native and American Army veteran with a gift to serve, he felt a duty to himself and his fellow citizens to be fully vaccinated. ‘Although he was fully vaccinated, Ing was first diagnosed with pneumonia in mid-July then confirmed to have Covid-19 a few days later. After two weeks of battling Covid-19, Ing passed away due to cardiac arrest.’ Breakthrough cases which occur in people who have been fully vaccinated against the virus — are rare, but possible and expected, as the vaccines are no...
15-year-old girl dies after sex rump with older man
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15-year-old girl dies after sex rump with older man

A 15-year-old Brazilian girl, identified as Gabrielly Dickson Alves Nascimento, has died after passing out while having sex with a man in his car. The 26-year-old man might be left off the hook because the age of sexual consent in Brazil is 14. According to the unnamed man, while they were having sex on Thursday, July 29, Dickson’s lips and skin turned pale and her hands “twisted back” behind her in a spasm. She was immediately rushed to the UPA Jardim Casquiero medical facility in Cubatão, São Paulo, and was diagnosed with cardiopulmonary arrest. Sadly, the doctors were unable to save Dickson as she died in the early hours of the following morning, July 30. An initial medical examination found blood in the teenager’s vagina, but there were no indications of a physic...
What Daddy Freeze Said About Sound Sultan After His Death
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What Daddy Freeze Said About Sound Sultan After His Death

Daddy Freeze, the popular On Air personality, OAP, has reacted to the sad death of Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan. Sound Sultan died on Sunday at the age of 44, months after he was diagnosed with throat cancer. His death was confirmed by a family member, Dr Kayode Fasasi, in a statement on Sunday. Edi Lawani, an events specialist, also confirmed Sound Sultan’s death on Instagram. He said Sound Sultan battled Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma. The deceased is survived by his wife, three children and his siblings. Reacting, Freeze expressed sadness over Sound Sultan’s death. He said he would always remember the late singer, smiling, jovial and full of life. He wrote on Instagram, “Rest In Peace legend! May your family be granted the fortitude to ...
Rock star, Johnny Solinger of Skid Row dies at 55 after Battle with Liver Failure
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Rock star, Johnny Solinger of Skid Row dies at 55 after Battle with Liver Failure

Former Skid Row singer Johnny Solinger has died at the age of 55 a month after revealing he was suffering from liver failure. The rock star had announced on his Facebook page in May that he was hospitalized after being diagnosed with liver failure. "It is with a heavy heart I must let everyone know what’s going on with me and my health," he wrote on May 8. "I have been hospitalized for over the last month. I have been diagnosed with liver failure. And prognosis is not so good. As with most musicians I do not have health insurance and it’s very difficult to get proper care without it. “I am currently under at least seven different medications and I need to have my abdomen drained off fluid that gets accumulated every couple of days,” he wrote. "I have lost a lot of strength and w...
Actor James Michael Tyler reveals he has Stage 4 prostate cancer
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Actor James Michael Tyler reveals he has Stage 4 prostate cancer

James Michael Tyler, the American actor best known for playing coffee shop worker Gunther on Friends, has revealed that he has prostate cancer. Tyler was diagnosed back in 2018 but had kept his diagnosis private until a new interview with Today “I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, which had spread to my bones,” Tyler said. “I’ve been dealing with that diagnosis for almost the past three years. ... It’s stage four (now). Late-stage cancer. So eventually, you know, it’s gonna probably get me.” According to the 59-year-old actor, the illness was noticed during an annual check-up. “I was 56 years old at the time, and they screen for PSA, which is prostate-specific antigen,” Tyler said. “That came back at an extraordinarily high number ... So I knew immediately whe...
CNN anchor, Christiane Amanpour battling ovarian cancer
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CNN anchor, Christiane Amanpour battling ovarian cancer

CNN's chief international anchor, Christiane Amanpour has disclosed that she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.   Amanpour who broke the news on Monday June 14, told viewers that the reason she recently took a break from work was because she pinched it in a bud “successful major surgery”.   She added that she's confident about the outcome, even as she begins several months of chemotherapy to deal with the cancer doctors weren't able to surgically remove.   The CNN anchor said;   “I’ve had successful major surgery to remove it, and I am now going through several months of chemotherapy for the very best possible longterm prognosis, and I am confident. “I am telling you this in the interest of transparency, but really as a shout out to most ea...
Nigerian Music Producer, Fayabeats beats three Types of Cancers in one year
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Nigerian Music Producer, Fayabeats beats three Types of Cancers in one year

Nigerian music producer, Fayabeats who is celebrating his birthday today June 9 has expressed gratitude to God after beating three types of cancers in one year. Fayabeats said he was diagnosed with Nasopharyngeal cancer, brain tumor with extension to the eyes and metastasis in 2020. Noting that it wasn't easy, he however thanked God for divine strength. See his post below....
Footballer, Arturo Vidal Hospitalised with Severe Tonsillitis and COVID-19 Just Days after being Vaccinated
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Footballer, Arturo Vidal Hospitalised with Severe Tonsillitis and COVID-19 Just Days after being Vaccinated

Inter Milan midfielder, Arturo Vidal has been hospitalised for severe tonsillitis and Covid-19 after testing positive while on international duty with Chile. The 34-year-old, who was vaccinated against the virus on Friday, has been isolated from his Chile team-mates for 72 hours after initially being taken into hospital with the throat infection. The national team confirmed he had later tested positive for coronavirus but that no other players in the squad had been infected. "The medical team of the Chilean national team emphasizes that at the request of the player Arturo Vidal, it is announced that he has been diagnosed positive for Covid," the national team said on its official website. The midfielder will now miss Chile's World Cup qualifier with Argentina on Thursday. ...
“Not every disabled person is a beggar” – Mobility challenged entrepreneur laments over how people with disabilities are treated in Nigeria
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“Not every disabled person is a beggar” – Mobility challenged entrepreneur laments over how people with disabilities are treated in Nigeria

A mobility challenged Nigerian entrepreneur and Disability Advocate, Fatimah Aderohunmu, has lamented over how people with disablities are treated like beggars. Fatimah, who was diagnosed with Muscular dystrophy in 2018 took to Facebook on Saturday, May 29, to express her displeasure and also educate people on how to treat the physically disabled. She wrote; Am not sharing this for sympathy but I just wanna enlighten some people towards the way they treat people with disabilities. The first thing people notice is the wheelchair. the first thing they see is the disability not the strength or ability in every disability. I could remember during last year I went for my jamb exam,I was asked to stay somewhere downstair because I couldn't climb stairs with my wheelchair and thi...
I was Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder after Having Sex at 6 – TV Presenter, Abena Korkor
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I was Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder after Having Sex at 6 – TV Presenter, Abena Korkor

Popular Ghanaian TV Presenter and health activist, Abena Korkor has narrated how she was diagnosed with bipolar years after she had sex with a boy who was 13 while she was only 6-years-old. The Ghanaian media personality who weeks ago released a list of prominent Ghanaians she has slept with, said in an interview with Deloris Frimpong Manso on the Delay show that while trying to figure out the genesis of her mental problem, she found out that none of her family members had it. She also revealed that anytime she experiences any of psychotic episodes, she becomes sexually hyperactive and as a result she tends to either talk alot about sex or engage in it. Korkor said; " I can’t say for a fact that having sex at age 6 brought about my mental illness. What I know is, I’ve never...
Update: Cardiff City and Ivory Coast defender, Sol Bamba reveals he’s now cancer-free after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 5-months ago
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Update: Cardiff City and Ivory Coast defender, Sol Bamba reveals he’s now cancer-free after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 5-months ago

Cardiff City and Ivory Coast defender, Sol Bamba has announced that he is now cancer-free following his battle with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The 36-year-old was diagnosed just before last Christmas but his club made the news public in January. Bamba underwent several rounds of chemotherapy and this month returned to action as a late substitute in Cardiff's home draw with Rotherham on the final day of the Sky Bet Championship season. In a heartfelt message on Twitter, Bamba said: 'Hey everyone, just a quick message to inform you that I'm now cancer-free! It is of course incredibly heart-warming news for my family and I, we are over the moon right now. 'I really want to thank each and everyone that has been supporting me, whether it's been with a comment, a message, a like or wh...
Wendy Williams Shares Painful-looking Photo of her Swollen Foot Following Battle with Lymphedema Disease
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Wendy Williams Shares Painful-looking Photo of her Swollen Foot Following Battle with Lymphedema Disease

Wendy Williams has revealed the severity of her chronic health condition following her battle with lymphoedema, a disease that causes swelling in the legs. The US daytime talk show host took to Instagram to share photo of her swollen foot and urged fans to join Team Wendy Williams for her run/walk to fight lymphatic diseases. She wrote in her caption: ‘My Dr. Laure is the French lady who’s helping me live with lymphedema. She scrubs & understands my disease is not curable only manageable. ‘Oh yes, I’m wearing a sequin dress why not?! #lymphedema. Lymphoedema is a long-term chronic condition that causes swelling in the body’s tissues. It can affect any part of the body but typically occurs in the arms and legs. The most common symptoms in addition to swelling are...
Sound Sultan Does not have Throat Cancer – Baba Dee
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Sound Sultan Does not have Throat Cancer – Baba Dee

Singer Baba Dee has debunked reports his younger brother Sound Sultan has throat cancer. According to multiple media reports on Wednesday, May 12th, the 44-year-old born Olanrewaju Fasasi was said to have been reportedly diagnosed with throat cancer and currently undergoing chemotherapy in the US. However, Baba Dee has expressed surprise at the news making rounds on social media while confirming the ‘Jagbajantis’ singer is ill but does not have throat cancer. Baba Dee, in an interview with QENng,said: “He is sick and he is getting better in New York. But throat cancer. Na lie,” the man born Dare Fasasi wrote in the message. He did not disclose the illness the younger brother is suffering from. Meanwhile, the veteran singer, Sound Sultan made a post on his Instagram page ...
Sound Sultan Diagnosed With Throat Cancer
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Sound Sultan Diagnosed With Throat Cancer

Nigerian singer Sound Sultan has been diagnosed with throat cancer According to Sahara Reporters, Sound Sultan, 44, is undergoing chemotherapy in a hospital in the United States of America. According to Healthline, Cancer is a class of diseases in which abnormal cells multiply and divide uncontrollably in the body. These abnormal cells form malignant growths called tumors. Throat cancer refers to cancer of the voice box, the vocal cords, and other parts of the throat, such as the tonsils and oropharynx. Throat cancer is often grouped into two categories: pharyngeal cancer and laryngeal cancer. Born Olarenwaju Fasasi, Sound Sultan started his career in show business in the 90s when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions. He released his debut single “Jagbajantis” in...
LaLiga: Real Madrid Suffer Major Injury Blow Ahead Sevilla Clash
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LaLiga: Real Madrid Suffer Major Injury Blow Ahead Sevilla Clash

  Real Madrid has confirmed that captain, Sergio Ramos, has been diagnosed with tendinosis of the semimembranous muscle of his left leg ahead of the team’s home LaLiga clash with Sevilla on Sunday at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano. Real Madrid made this known in a statement on their official website on Saturday. Zinedine Zidane’s side head to the game following a 2-0 defeat against Chelsea in the Champions League semi-final second-leg tie last Wednesday. The Los Blancos are currently in the second position on the LaLiga table with 74 points from 34 games. The statement read, “After the tests carried out on our player Sergio Ramos by Real Madrid’s Medical Services, he was diagnosed with tendinosis of the semimembranous muscle of his left leg. Pending evolution.” The k...
Champions League: Real Madrid confirm key player that will miss Chelsea second leg
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Champions League: Real Madrid confirm key player that will miss Chelsea second leg

Real Madrid have confirmed that Raphael Varane will not be available for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final clash with Chelsea, after picking up a groin injury. The France defender was taken off at half-time during their 2-0 victory over Osasuna on Saturday. Real had been optimistic the 28-year-old would shake off a knock in time for the trip to Stamford Bridge. But a statement on the club’s official website on Monday, read: “After the tests carried out today on our player Raphael Varane by the Real Madrid Medical Services, he was diagnosed with an injury to the right abductor muscles.” Early indications suggest Varane will be out for around 10 days. That means he will also miss a league clash with Sevilla on Sunday.
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...
Media Personality, Emmanuel Ugolee Rushed to Hospital in Ambulance after a 911 Call
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Media Personality, Emmanuel Ugolee Rushed to Hospital in Ambulance after a 911 Call

Media personality,  Emmanuel Ugolee, was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after he suffered a scary episode. Emma, who was diagnosed with a kidney disease years ago, said the experience was "scary". He shared a video of himself lying inside the ambulance, with tubes attached to his body. Medics finally succeeded in stabilising him and he took to Instagram to reiterate that "What God cannot do does not exist". He also shared a photo he took in front of the hospital after he felt better. Sharing a video, he wrote: I know that some take these words for a joke : "What God cannot do does not exist" but my brother / my sister, there is nothing ò! This 1st slide is me at 3am this morning. Taking a ride in the ambulance after a 911 call. The episode was definitely ...
Man who experienced blood clot after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19, is now partially paralyzed and unable to talk
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Man who experienced blood clot after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19, is now partially paralyzed and unable to talk

A Mississippi man who experienced a blood clot after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, has been left paralyzed on one side and unable to talk, his family said. Brad Malagarie, 43, of St. Martin, suffered a stroke after he received the one-dose shot of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine last week, news station WLOX reported. This father of seven had spent the morning at his D'Iberville office before heading to get a Johnson and Johnson vaccine. When he returned back to work, within three hours, his co-workers noticed he was unresponsive at his desk. "They called me and said he had that vaccine, and something is wrong. We think it's a stroke. You know, we don't know,” said Celeste Foster O’Keefe, Brad’s aunt. Brad was reportedly rushed to the Ochsner's...
Rita Edochie responds to those asking her to show mercy after she vowed never to forgive Ada Jesus for the allegations she made against her and Prophet Odumejeje
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Rita Edochie responds to those asking her to show mercy after she vowed never to forgive Ada Jesus for the allegations she made against her and Prophet Odumejeje

Rita Edochie has reacted after people begged her to forgive Ada Jesus following her decision not to forgive the social media comedienne for the allegations she made against her and her religious leader, Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanemere Odumejeje. Mercy Cynthia Ginikachukwu, better known by her stage name Ada Jesus, had claimed that Prophet Odumeje connives with Rita Edochie to stage fake miracles. She also claimed she helps Rita get men to sleep with her. Months after she made the allegations, she was diagnosed with a kidney problem that left her paralysed and mute. Her family took her to Odumejeje's church to beg for forgiveness but the pastor vowed not to forgive her until she produces those she claimed he connives with to stage fake miracles . On her part, Rita said there i...
Champions League: Real Madrid Suffer Fresh Injury Blow Ahead of Liverpool Clash at Anfield
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Champions League: Real Madrid Suffer Fresh Injury Blow Ahead of Liverpool Clash at Anfield

Real Madrid have suffered a fresh injury setback after their winger, Lucas Vázquez, picked up a sprain in his left leg ahead of their Champions League quarter-final second-leg clash with Liverpool on Wednesday night at Anfield. Vázquez had sustained the injury during Real Madrid’s LaLiga El Clasico 2-1 win over Barcelona on Saturday. Real Madrid disclosed this in a statement via the club’s website on Sunday. The statement read, “Following tests carried out today on Lucas Vázquez by the Real Madrid Medical Services, he has been diagnosed with a sprain to the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. His recovery will continue to be assessed.” Zinedine Zidane’s side had defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg last week. The Los Blancos ar...

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