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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...
Singer Duncan Mighty survives as car plunges into river
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Singer Duncan Mighty survives as car plunges into river

Singer Duncan Mighty recently survived a fatal accident as the car he was in plunged into a river. According to the singer, the unfortunate event happened on January 2, 2022, on his way to Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. The singer took to his Instagram page  to give details of the accident. Sharing a picture of himself in the hospital, he wrote; ”GOD bless you all for your prayers, 2nd January on our way to uyo our vehicle drove straight into the river after a trailer on a high speed failed break was the last thing i can remember. Next is seeing myself in a hospital . GOD MADE NO BE MAN MADE. To our rescuers ikwa ibom / ogoni youths GOD BLESS YOU MORE AND MORE I’ve been discharged and sound . Na today i get another second hand phone 📱 I say make i cassette the good news” ...
Singer Duncan Mighty survives accident
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Singer Duncan Mighty survives accident

Nigerian singer, Duncan Mighty survived an accident which occurred on Sunday January 2, while on his way to Uyo. The singer shared a photo of himself receiving medical treatment, as he recounted how the vehicle he was in, fell into a river after being knocked over by a trailer. Duncan Mighty further revealed that he has been discharged. He wrote; GOD bless you all for your prayers, 2nd January on our way to uyo our vehicle drove straight into the river after a trailer on a high speed failed break was the last thing i can remember. Next is seeing myself in a hospital . GOD MADE NO BE MAN MADE. To our rescuers ikwa ibom / ogoni youths GOD BLESS YOU MORE AND MORE I've been discharged and sound . Na today i get another second hand phone. I say make i cassette the...
Brazil legend Pele, 81, back in hospital as he undergoes treatment for a colon tumour
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Brazil legend Pele, 81, back in hospital as he undergoes treatment for a colon tumour

Three time world cup winner, Pele, 81, is hospitalized after undergoing treatment for Colon tumor. Pele underwent surgery earlier this year to remove the tumour in September and spent nearly a month hospitalized. At the time the hospital said he would need chemotherapy . On Wednesday, December 8, Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital confirmed that the football legend is 'continuing' his treatment, is in stable condition and should be discharged in the next few days. Pele's assistant, Pepito Fornos revealed that the 81-year-old is having chemotherapy sessions to treat the tumor that was found during routine exams at the end of August. Pele was briefly put in intensive care after surgery on his right colon. He has spent the past few months recovering at his home in Guaru...
Fearless Drink: Court dismisses Rite Foods’ contempt suit against NBC
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Fearless Drink: Court dismisses Rite Foods’ contempt suit against NBC

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed the committal proceedings filed by Rite Foods Ltd against the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Ltd and Managing Director, Matthieu Seguin, over alleged trademark infringement. Rite Foods had initiated proceedings before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, wherein it obtained an exparte order restraining NBC from passing off its energy drink in a manner capable of infringing on its brand. In response, NBC filed a notice of preliminary objection against the suit on the premise that Rite Foods’ applications were brought mala fide and were without merit as the suit lacked a firm ground to stand in law. Justice Aneke had on September 27, 2021, discharged the exparte order. During proceedings before Justice Allago...
Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, breaks down in tears as he celebrates 5th anniversary of being acquitted by the court after he was wrongfully imprisoned for four years
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Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, breaks down in tears as he celebrates 5th anniversary of being acquitted by the court after he was wrongfully imprisoned for four years

Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, is a happy man today November 30, as he celebrates the 5th anniversary of being acquitted by the court after he was wrongfully imprisoned for four years. Harrison, who is the only surviving child of his parents, was arrested in June 2011 by his former boss who falsely accused him of robbery. He was arraigned in court for 'conspiracy, unlawful possession of fire arms and armed robbery". He was moved from Ogwashi Uku prison, SARS office Ikeja, A division Asaba, State CID Asaba, and Ikoyi prison. On November 30, 2015, he was discharged and acquitted after the court called for the complainant to come forward with evidence and none was provided. ''At 11:45am, 30-11-2015, The wardens unlocked the leg chain led me ...
Webcam model accidentally shoots herself in vagina while recording a video for customers
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Webcam model accidentally shoots herself in vagina while recording a video for customers

A webcam model accidentally shot herself in the vagina while recording a video for her customers. Authorities said the incident happened inside her home earlier this month. Police were called to an "accidental gunshot wound" at a residence in Thomaston, Georgia, USA, shortly before noon on November 9. A sheriff's deputy arrived to the scene to find a paramedic holding an unloaded handgun and a spent bullet casing, who told police: "The female had shot herself in her vagina, accidentally." It is believed the model is named Lauren Hunter Daman, 27. She was reportedly alone inside her bedroom when the 9mm firearm was discharged. Resident Jordan Allen, who said he owned the gun, told police that he rushed into the bedroom after a hearing a gunshot from the kitchen. Allen sa...
Liverpool hospital suicide bomber killed in terrorist attack is identified
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Liverpool hospital suicide bomber killed in terrorist attack is identified

The bomber killed in the terrorist attack outside the Women’s Hospital in Liverpool on Sunday, Nov. 14, has been named by Counter Terrorism Police North West as 32-year-old Emad Al Swealmeen. Al Swealmeen was killed after a homemade device went off in the backseat of a taxi. The taxi driver who has been named as David Perry noticed the device and locked the cab with Al Swealmeen inside. The device then exploded, killing Al Swealmeen and injuring Perry, who had to be taken to hospital, but has since been discharged. According to the Daily Mail, Al Swealmeen goes by the name Enzo Almeni and was born in Syria but raised in Iraq. The senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Meeks said: ''Our enquiries a...
Policeman Stabs Motorist In Imo, Flees With Another Driver At Gunpoint
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Policeman Stabs Motorist In Imo, Flees With Another Driver At Gunpoint

Ekeh Franklyn Nzubechukwu, a young Nigerian man, has been stabbed by an officer attached to the Nigerian Police Special Force at Edede by Opara Anozie Street in Owerri, Imo State, according to SaharaReporters. It was learnt that the policeman was one of those security details escorting a Prado tinted Sports Utility Vehicle, when the event happened. The policeman was said to have ordered all drivers to start reversing their cars while trying to maneuver the traffic. He then used the butt of the gun to hit the victim's car. Franklyn was however stabbed in the neck by the officer, when he argued that two cars were behind him and that he couldn't move back. The victim explained that the officer threatened to shoot his boss when he was about to video the incident, while the polic...
Over 90,0000 infected with Cholera across Nigeria – Experts insist
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Over 90,0000 infected with Cholera across Nigeria – Experts insist

About 400km northeast of the Nigerian capital Abuja, a two-year-old Mohammad Sheriff is on the road to recovery from cholera. The child sits with his father in MSF’s cholera treatment centre (CTC) in Bauchi, the capital of one of the states hit hardest by Nigeria’s worst cholera outbreak in a decade. “He vomited twice and later started having diarrhoea,” says Mohammad’s father, who immediately recognised the symptoms as cholera. “I told his mother that I’d take him to the hospital as we are constantly being informed through the radio that one should immediately go to the hospital when vomiting and diarrhoea starts.” Cholera is simple to treat in most cases, and people with mild to moderate forms of the disease usually recover through treatment with fluids and oral rehydration solutio...
Halyna Hutchins’ final words after being shot by Alec Baldwin on Rust set revealed
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Halyna Hutchins’ final words after being shot by Alec Baldwin on Rust set revealed

The final words of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins as she lay dying on a Santa Fe film set have been revealed. 'That was no good. That was no good at all,' Hutchins, 42, said seconds after she was fatally shot by Alec Baldwin on the set of indie Western Rust on October 21 before succumbing to her injuries. Hutchins' last words came after lead actor Baldwin discharged a prop Colt .45 revolver that was supposed to be loaded with blanks but contained live ammunition. 'What the f**k just happened?' Baldwin reportedly asked cast and crew members after the shot went off, and Hutchins suddenly stumbled back into head electrician Serge Svetnoy's arms. Director Joel Souza also hit the deck after being grazed. The actor had been prepping for a scene that involved him drawing and f...
Queen Elizabeth hospitalized after cancelling Ireland trip
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Queen Elizabeth hospitalized after cancelling Ireland trip

Queen Elizabeth II was admitted in a hospital on Wednesday afternoon for tests and was discharged on Thursday October 21, Buckingham Palace confirms. Royal doctors were said to have ensured that the 95-year-old sovereign was seen by specialists in London on Wednesday afternoon, a day after Buckingham Palace announced she would cancel a visit to Northern Ireland on the advice of her doctors. It is believed that her medical team acted out of caution to have her admitted. The palace, which provided no further details on her condition or the nature of the tests, confirmed the hospital visit on Thursday evening, after a report about it appeared in The Sun, a British tabloid. On Wednesday, the palace said she “reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days.” In the ...
EndSARS Anniversary protest: 34 suspects arrested and arraigned
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EndSARS Anniversary protest: 34 suspects arrested and arraigned

The Lagos state police command says 34 hoodlums who were arrested at the EndSARS anniversary protest in the state on Wednesday, October 20, have been arraigned. A statement by CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, spokesperson of the state police command, says the planned protest in commemoration of the one-year anniversary of ENDSARS was carried out by protesters who moved in a motorcade through the Lekki toll gate at about 0800hrs. They ended the protest at about 10am.  He said at about 1130hrs after the real protesters had left peacefully without any confrontation, "hoodlums took advantage of the gridlock with criminal intention to start attacking innocent law-abiding citizens." Ajisebutu said one Shina Edun 'm', of Man O' War Nigeria attached to the Lekki Concession Company was stabbed in th...
“I died and had to be brought back to life by doctors” Singer Kelly Price breaks silence on Covid battle after Family declared her missing
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“I died and had to be brought back to life by doctors” Singer Kelly Price breaks silence on Covid battle after Family declared her missing

Grammy-nominated singer, Kelly Price has finally broken her silence following days of concerns over her safety after she was initially believed to be missing following a recent COVID-19 hospitalization. The singer made headlines in recent days when a welfare check at her Georgia home resulted in police classifying her as a missing person. Price’s family, namely her sister, said they hadn’t heard from her since she was discharged from the hospital after battling the virus. Despite her representatives releasing public statements assuring that she was alive and recovering, Price’s sister, Shanrae Price, maintained suspicion about her safety. "I’m just asking everybody to pray. I understand the attorney is stating that my sister is okay. We don’t know anything until we physically se...
Kaduna LG election: Stray Bullet allegedly kills 9-year-old girl on her way to Islamic School
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Kaduna LG election: Stray Bullet allegedly kills 9-year-old girl on her way to Islamic School

A stray bullet has killed a 9-year-old identified as Zainab Bala-Umar at Gwanki Ward in Makarfi during the ongoing local government elections in Kaduna State on Saturday, September 4. An eyewitness, Alhaji Yahaya Gwanki, who spoke to Daily Trust, alleged that the stray bullet was discharged from a military personnel in an effort to disperse the crowd after the soldier was invited by a former chairman of Makarfi local government who is also the APC candidate in the election. According to Daily Trust, Gwanki said the APC candidate, Alhaji Kabir Maiyere had gone to one of the polling units under Fadamar Gwanki and while having a conversation with an electoral officer over some challenges of the e-voting machine, some youths had to start to shout, ‘ba ma so, ba ma so” meaning “we don...
How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide
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How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide

A Nigerian doctor identified as Dr Obafemi, who was the first medical personnel who attended to President Buhari son, Yusuf Buhari after his accident, reportedly committed suicide. Yusuf, who got married to Zahra, daughter of Nasiru Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi in Kano state last week suffered an injury to the head in a power bike in Abuja on December 26, 2017. Yusuf was admitted to Cedacrest Hospital in Abuja, following the bike crash in the Gwarimpa area of Abuja. He was discharged from the hospital on January 12, 2018 and flown abroad for further treatment. Yusuf returned to Nigeria after his medical treatment abroad on Thursday, March 1, 2018. His mother, Aisha Buhari, announced his return to the country on Twitter, saying Yusuf was welcomed back by govt officials. “We th...
Nasarawa records 800 cholera cases
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Nasarawa records 800 cholera cases

Nasarawa State has recorded at least 800 cholera cases across 13 local government areas. Dr Ibrahim Alhassan-Adamu, Director of Public Healthcare in the state’s Ministry of Health said the majority of the cases have been treated and discharged from health facilities Adamu told Daily Trust that the state government is yet to curb the spread of the disease due to practice of open defecation which was still rampant among the people, especially those in riverine areas. He said they've procured drugs for the treatment of the disease and have also embarked on an awareness campaign to enlighten the people on the danger of open defecation and drinking unclean water.
Bail bond: Ndume begs court to Discharge him as Maina’s Surety
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Bail bond: Ndume begs court to Discharge him as Maina’s Surety

Ali Ndume, Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly on Monday July 19, asked to be discharged as a surety for former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina in his ongoing trial. Ndume in his application, said he could no longer stand as surety for Maina after he jumped bail and fled the country, amid his trial for N2bn money laundering charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before a court. Maina was released on bail from the correctional service centre on July 27, 2020, nine months after he was arraigned. His release on bail was made possible following Ndume’s resolve to stand as his surety after the lawmaker used his Abuja property’s title documents worth ...
Court acquits former NBA president, Paul Usoro of N1.4bn fraud
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Court acquits former NBA president, Paul Usoro of N1.4bn fraud

Paul Usoro, former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has been acquitted of the money laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Usoro who was accused of laundering N1.4bn belonging to his home state Akwa Ibom, was initially arraigned on a 10-count charge before a court of appeal struck out four of the counts in which Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom was mentioned. While the EFCC called two witnesses and tendered some documents to prove the charges which Usoro pleaded "not guilty" to, Usoro's legal team which is headed by Effiong Effiong filed a no-case submission, contending that the EFCC failed to establish a prima facie case against him to warrant him to put in any defence. Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the federa...
Minister who slumped at official event in Bauchi is discharged from hospital
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Minister who slumped at official event in Bauchi is discharged from hospital

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Maryam Katagum, who slumped at an official event in Bauchi State, has been discharged from the hospital. Maryam Katagum was in Bauchi State to inaugurate an empowerment programme on Monday, July 5, when she collapsed while trying to deliver her speech. She was rushed to the trauma centre of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital. She was later moved from the trauma center to the amenity ward of the hospital where she spent the night. She was eventually discharged from the Teaching Hospital after she became stable and has been taken back to Abuja
Woman Miraculously Survives after Falling 60ft off Cliff Edge and Landing on rocks
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Woman Miraculously Survives after Falling 60ft off Cliff Edge and Landing on rocks

A woman taking a walk miraculously survived after slipping and plunging 60ft from a clifftop and landing on rocks. Rebekah Crawford suffered six lumbar spine fractures when she lost her footing on a narrow path near Lamorna Cove, Cornwall, England, and tumbled over the side. Rescuers managed to reach her on a narrow ledge before a helicopter arrived to fly her to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro. Amazed doctors have told her it is rare for anyone to fall so far and survive. The 37-year-old physiotherapist recounted how she heard her sister’s horrifying screams as she plummeted to the rocks during the family walk in June last year. Rebekah said: "I was on a narrow bit of path, not much more than a foot width, and my left ankle just twisted and there was absolutely...
Kaduna explosion was caused by IED hidden in juice bottles – Police
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Kaduna explosion was caused by IED hidden in juice bottles – Police

The police has revealed the cause of the explosion which occurred in Kaduna state on Saturday July 3. Recall that the explosion in Badarawa area of the state, led to the death of a child and also left two others injured. A 7-year-old child was said to have died in the explosion, while those who sustained injuries are aged nine and seven. The state police spokesperson, Muhammed Jalige said the explosion was caused by improvised explosive devices concealed in three bottles of a popular children’s yoghurt drink. Jalige said; “Three children picked up the bottles, but unknown to them, they contained explosive substance. The children started playing football with the bottles; as a result, two of the bottles exploded injuring the three children. “The victims were however rushe...
Explosion Kills 1 and Injures 2 in Kaduna
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Explosion Kills 1 and Injures 2 in Kaduna

One person has been confirmed dead and two others injured in an explosion that took place in Badarawa area in Kaduna North Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Muhammad Jalige, in a statement released today, June 4, said the explosion happened around 4.30 pm on Saturday, June 3. Jalige said after the incident, the victims were immediately taken to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, for treatment where it was reported that one of the victims died, one was treated and discharged, while the third victim is still receiving treatment. He said investigations were ongoing to determine the cause of the explosion and its result would be made public upon completion of the exercise.
Euro 2020: Eriksen discharged from hospital
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Euro 2020: Eriksen discharged from hospital

  Denmark midfielder, Christian Eriksen, has been discharged from hospital on Friday. This follows a successful procedure on his heart, less than one week after he suffered a cardiac arrest during their Euro 2020 opening fixture against Finland. Eriksen collapsed on the pitch and was rushed to the nearby Rigshospitalet, where he was fitted with an ICD heart-starting device earlier this week. Having visited his team-mates, he will now return home with his family as he continues to recover. “The operation went well, and I am doing well under the circumstances. It was really great to see the guys again after the fantastic game they played last night. No need to say, that I will be cheering on them on Monday against Russia,” Eriksen was quoted by the Danish Football Uni...
I was raped by 4 men – Ghana-based Nigerian lesbian sheds more light on how she was allegedly raped for two days
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I was raped by 4 men – Ghana-based Nigerian lesbian sheds more light on how she was allegedly raped for two days

Popular Ghana-based Nigerian lesbian, Elladeevah Ellios has shared her story after first going public with claim of being drugged and raped for two days.   In a Facebook post she shared after being discharged from the hospital, Ellios said she was allegedly lured by her own best friend of 3 years to where she was drugged and ganged raped by 4 Nigerian men including her best friend.   She revealed that her only crime was being a lesbian. Ellios said after she reported the incident to the police, her best friend was arrested but he denied the allegation.   The lesbian also vowed to do whatever it takes to bring them to justice. See her post below;    
Man Jailed for 9 Months for Assaulting Stranger who Spanked his Girlfriend’s Buttocks
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Man Jailed for 9 Months for Assaulting Stranger who Spanked his Girlfriend’s Buttocks

A Zimbabwean man has been jailed for 9 months for assaulting a stranger who spanked his girlfriend’s buttocks. The Victoria Falls man identified as Bornwell Sibanda and his girlfriend, whose details were not given, were reportedly walking in town on April 4 when they met Mbekezeli Mpofu who suddenly spanked the woman on her buttocks. Angered by this, Sibanda jumped on Mpofu, slapped him once on the face before punching and kicking him on the mouth and stomach. An injured and bleeding Mpofu was taken to Victoria Falls Hospital where he was treated and discharged. He sustained a swollen eye and swollen lower lip. Sibanda was arrested and arraigned in court after Mpofu filed a complaint with the police. He was sentenced to 9 months in prison after he pleaded guilty while appea...
Update: 18-year-old man Charged with Conspiracy to Murder over Shooting of British BLM activist, Sasha Johnson
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Update: 18-year-old man Charged with Conspiracy to Murder over Shooting of British BLM activist, Sasha Johnson

An 18-year-old London man has been charged with conspiracy to murder in connection with the shooting of British Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson, who remained hospitalised in critical condition. Johnson, a 27-year-old mother of three and vocal equal rights campaigner, was shot in the head at a house party in south London last Sunday. On Friday, London's Metropolitan Police said Cameron Deriggs has been charged with conspiracy to murder in connection with the shooting. Deriggs was among five men arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder in the case. He and two others were also arrested on suspicion of affray (a group fight) and possession with intent to supply Class B drugs. The youngest of the group, a 17-year-old, was arrested on suspicion of possess...
100 Ekiti Students Hospitalized after Inhaling Chemical Used for Fumigation
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100 Ekiti Students Hospitalized after Inhaling Chemical Used for Fumigation

100 students of College of Health Sciences and Technology in Ijero Ekiti, Ekiti state, have been hospitalized after reportedly inhaling chemicals used for a fumigation exercise in the institution. The Ekiti ministry of health which confirmed this, said 100 students were hospitalized on Wednesday May 26 but some of them were later discharged after receiving treatment. The ministry added that two of the students were transferred to Afe Babalola Multi-System Hospital in Ado Ekiti and the Federal Medical Centre in Ido “for further treatment and observation”. The statement read; Today, we received information that a number of students from the Ekiti State College of Health Technology Ijero were hospitalised at State Specialist Hospital Ijero, as a result of an ill-timed fumigation...
Woman, 23,  is Mistakenly Given Six Doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in one go 
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Woman, 23,  is Mistakenly Given Six Doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in one go 

A 23-year-old Italian woman was mistakenly given six doses of the Pfizer vaccine in one go, but luckily, she suffered no ill effects. The woman, a student, was discharged from hospital in a good condition after receiving fluids and paracetamol following the injection on Sunday, news agency AGI reported on Monday night. Instead of injecting just one dose into the arm of the student, a nurse at the Noa hospital in Tuscany mistakenly injected the entire vial, the equivalent of six doses. The nurse immediately realised her mistake and alerted both the patient and an attending doctor, who then admitted the woman in hospital for 24 hours under observation as a precaution. Dr. Antonella Vicenti, director of infectious diseases at Noa Hospital, told CBS that the woman had not suffe...
Woman Who Didn’t Know she was Pregnant Gives birth on Flight to Hawaii
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Woman Who Didn’t Know she was Pregnant Gives birth on Flight to Hawaii

A woman who didn't know she was pregnant gave birth to a baby boy mid-flight. Lavinia "Lavi" Mounga was flying from Salt Lake City to Honolulu on April 28 for a vacation when she gave birth to her son, Raymond. He was born early at just 29 weeks gestation. Luckily, a doctor from Hawaii and three neonatal intensive care unit nurses from North Kansas City Hospital were also on board the almost seven-hour Delta flight to help Mounga deliver her baby. We were about halfway through the flight, and we heard someone call out for medical help," North Kansas City Hospital NICU Nurse Lani Bamfield said in a release. "I went to see what was going on and see her there holding a baby in her hands, and it's little." Bamfield and the other neonatal nurses cared for Mounga and Raymond f...
Kidnapped Ambrose Ali University Professor regains freedom
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Kidnapped Ambrose Ali University Professor regains freedom

The senior lecturer at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Professor Osadolor Odia, who was kidnapped by gunmen has regained his freedom. MCI reported that the Professor of Engineering and former Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was kidnapped on his way to the farm at Eboro area of Ekpoma, Esan West Local Government Area of the state last Thursday. The kidnappers later contacted the family and demanded a ransom of N18 million before he would be released. The wife of the Professor, Dr Amraibure, confirmed to journalists that her husband was released by his kidnappers on Saturday May 1 and that he had since reunited with his family. "I am happy to confirm to you that my husband has been released by the kidnappers. He received treatment for injurie...
Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51
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Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51

The Hip Hop community has suffered another loss after the death of rap legend, DMX. Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob has passed away at the age of 51. The rapper, real name Robert Ross, passed away on Saturday, April 17 after suffering a variety of ailments including kidney failure. He had recently been discharged from the hospital and was reportedly planning to relocate to Atlanta because he was homeless. His death was confirmed in a statement by popular New York City promoter, Van Silk. “We’ve lost another member of our Hip Hop family,” Van Silk tells HipHopDX. “Many may have been unaware that Black Rob has been sick over the years until Mark Curry posted the video from the hospital. My memory of Black Rob was when he use to come by DJ Kay Slay’s studio to do the mixt...
Prince Harry won’t wear military uniform at Prince Philip’s funeral after being stripped of his honorary positions for quitting his royal duties
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Prince Harry won’t wear military uniform at Prince Philip’s funeral after being stripped of his honorary positions for quitting his royal duties

Prince Harry is expected not to wear a military uniform at his grandfather's funeral after being stripped of his honorary military positions for quitting his royal duties. The Queen stripped Harry of his role as Captain-General of the Royal Marines, which he took over from Prince Philip, after deciding to quit royal duties last year. The 36-year-old also lost two other honorary military positions. This means he cannot wear the uniforms at official events, and will likely don a suit and his medals to Prince Philip's funeral this coming Saturday. However, Prince Andrew is another male senior royal who will not wear the military uniform after the Duke of York stepped back from public life in 2019 over his friendship with the late convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. In contra...
48 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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48 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

48 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, March 29, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 13 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Kaduna-7, Nasarawa-7, Kano-6, Kwara-5, Ondo-4, Akwa Ibom-3, and Osun-3. The agency also disclosed that they were 28 community recoveries in Ekiti State managed in line with guidelines. Nigeria now has a total of 162,641 confirmed cases. 150,466 patients have been discharged so far with 2,049 deaths recorded.
97 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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97 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

97 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday March 25, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-50, Kaduna-12, FCT-10, Bayelsa-8, Imo-3, Kwara-3, Bauchi-2, Osun-2, Akwa Ibom-1, Edo-1, Kano-1, Ogun-1, Oyo-1, Plateau-1, Zamfara-1. There are now 162,275 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,036 deaths have been recorded. 149,882 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
131 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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131 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

131 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Monday March 22, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-64, Rivers-12, Kaduna-11, Plateau-9, Jigawa-8, Bayelsa-6, Ondo-5, Ebonyi-4, FCT-4, Osun-4, Borno-1, Kano-1, Ogun-1, Oyo-1. There are now 161,868 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,030 deaths have been recorded. 148,125 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
86 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria
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86 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced that 86 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Sunday March 21. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; FCT-33, Lagos-28, Ondo-11, Kano-7, Akwa Ibom-3, Rivers-3, Kaduna-1. There are now 161,737 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,030 deaths have been recorded. 147,899 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  
187 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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187 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

187 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 42 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Taraba-29, Edo-17, Abia-13, Rivers-11, Kaduna-10, Katsina-9, Oyo-9, Kwara-7, Plateau-7, Ondo-5, Bayelsa-4, Cross River-4, Ogun-4, Osun-4, Akwa Ibom-3, Borno-3 and Nasarawa-3. The agency also disclosed that they were 131 community recoveries in in Lagos State. Nigeria now has a total of 161,261 confirmed cases 146,395 patients have been discharged so far with 2,027 deaths recorded.
Former Imo Governor, Ikedi Ohakim Discharged and Acquitted Over False information charge
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Former Imo Governor, Ikedi Ohakim Discharged and Acquitted Over False information charge

An Abuja High Court has discharged and acquitted former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim of a 3-count criminal charge preferred against him by the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed. The police chief had accused the ex-governor of giving false information against one Chinyere Amuchienwa. It was alleged that Ohakim lied that the lady threatened him with a gun and equally made a false claim of having a plot of land for sale in Lagos. The charge read: “That you Ikedi Ohakim, on or about the 23rd day of May 2019 at Asokoro, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court did unlawfully gave false information against one Chinyere Amuchienwa, that she threatened you with gun knowing it to be false and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 140 of the Penal ...
Queen Elizabeth’s Husband, Prince Philip Leaves Hospital after a Month
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Queen Elizabeth’s Husband, Prince Philip Leaves Hospital after a Month

Queen Elizabeth's husband and Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip left King Edward VII’s hospital in central London where he had been recovering after heart surgery, four weeks after first being admitted. Buckingham Palace has now confirmed that he's been discharged from the King Edward VII’s Hospital, after photos shared online showed that he was driven away from the private hospital on Tuesday morning March 16. The statement read; “The Duke of Edinburgh has today been discharged from King Edward VII’s hospital and has returned to Windsor Castle, following treatment for an infection and a successful procedure for a pre-existing condition. “His Royal Highness wishes to thank all the medical staff who looked after him at both King Edward VII’s hospital and St Bartholomew’s hospit...
287 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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287 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

287 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, March 11, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Enugu recorded 107 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Kwara-26, Akwa Ibom-23, Bauchi-22,  Ogun-21, Rivers-19, Kaduna-14, FCT-11,  Abia-8,  Edo-8,  Ekiti-6,  Kano-5, Gombe-4,  Osun-4,  Oyo-3, Plateau-3, Nasarawa-2, and Delta-1. The agency also disclosed that they were 1,858 community recoveries in FCT and 259 community recoveries in Lagos State Nigeria now has a total of 159,933 confirmed cases 142,404 patients have been discharged so far with 2,001 deaths recorded.
394 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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394 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

394 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, March 10. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Bauchi state recorded 75 new cases while FCT recorded 32 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Lagos-36, Akwa Ibom-33, Nasarawa-29, Kaduna-26, Rivers-25, Ogun-22, Oyo-21, Edo-20, Taraba-18, Imo-17, Ondo-17, Borno-8, Plateau-7, Zamfara-4, Osun-3 and Kano-1. Nigeria now has 159,646 confirmed cases. 139,983 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 1,993 deaths have been recorded so far. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
269 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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269 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

269 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday, March 7, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Enugu recorded 78 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Bauchi-37,  Rivers-22,  Imo-18, Ogun-16, FCT-15, Akwa Ibom-13,  Kaduna-13, Kebbi-11,  Kwara-9,  Edo-7,  Ekiti-6,  Borno-5,  Yobe-5,  Kano-4,  Nasarawa-3,  Osun-3,  Anambra-2 and Plateau-2. The agency also disclosed that they were 80 community recoveries in Kwara State. Nigeria now has a total of 158,506 confirmed cases 137, 875 patients have been discharged so far with 1,969 deaths recorded.  
195 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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195 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

Nigeria on Saturday, March 6, recorded 195 new cases of COVID19. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 70 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Kaduna-22, Abia-20, Edo-18, Kano-10, Akwa Ibom-9, Rivers-7, FCT-7, Borno-6, Bauchi-5, Osun-5, Oyo-5, Plateau-3, Ekiti-3, Niger-2, Ogun-2 and Zamfara-1. Nigeria now has 158,237 confirmed cases.  137,645 patients have been successfully treated and discharged, while 1,964 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below  
371 new Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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371 new Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

371 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, March 5, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 101 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Rivers-54, Anambra-31, Ebonyi-23, Imo-23, Kwara-22, Kano-20, Taraba-17, Akwa Ibom-16, FCT-15, Abia-13, Kaduna-13, Osun-5, Edo-4, Oyo-4, Kebbi-3, Ogun-3, Ekiti-2, Nasarawa-1 and Zamfara-1. The agency also disclosed that they were 204 community recoveries in Kwara State, 167 in Lagos State, 88 in Edo State, and 60 in Osun State. Nigeria now has a total of 158,042 confirmed cases 137, 025 patients have been discharged so far with 1,954 deaths recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per state below.
708 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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708 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

708 new cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Adamawa state recorded 180 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Lagos-141, Ondo-60, Anambra-54, Rivers-41, Taraba-33, Edo-30, Abia-22, Kaduna-22, FCT-21, Akwa Ibom-20, Kano-20, Plateau-11, Ekiti-10, Kebbi-10, Nasarawa-10, Bayelsa-7, Ogun-5, Osun-5, Oyo-5 and Gombe-1. Nigeria now has 157,671 confirmed cases of the disease. 136,335 patients have been treated and discharged with 1,951 deaths recorded so far. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below...
464 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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464 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

464 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, March 3. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 131 new cases while Kaduna recorded 69 fresh cases. Other states with fresh cases include Akwa Ibom-33, Imo-31, Katsina-30, Kano-26, Ondo-23, Yobe-20, FCT-18, Ogun-13, Rivers-12, Kebbi-11, Ekiti-9, Osun-6, Oyo-6, Borno-5, Gombe-5, Plateau-5, Edo-4, Abia-3, Delta-3 and Zamfara-1. Nigeria currently has 156,963 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 135,831 patients have successfully been treated and discharged, while 1,939 deaths have  been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below..
386 Soldiers Resigned From the Nigerian Army in one year – House of Representatives
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386 Soldiers Resigned From the Nigerian Army in one year – House of Representatives

About 386 soldiers voluntarily disengaged from the army due to medical and other reasons in the second quarter of 2020 as confirmed by the House of Representatives Committee on Army. Abdulrazaq Namdas, Chairman of the committee revealed this while presenting a report to the house yesterday March 2. Namdazs said 356 soldiers left the army after losing interest, 24 left to take up traditional titles; while six were discharged on medical grounds. He also revealed that records also indicated that 6,752 soldiers were discharged from the service in the last five years; while 25,655 soldiers had got enlisted within the same period. The Chairman of the house  committee added that documents show that all the voluntarily discharged soldiers were Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO), ranging ...
479 new Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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479 new Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has said that  479 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, March 2. According to the agency, Lagos recorded 153 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Enugu-75, Rivers-50, FCT-40, Kaduna-18, Ebonyi-17, Plateau-17, Edo-17, Borno-16, Oyo-12, Kano-11, Abia-10, Cross River-10, Taraba-9, Nasarawa-7, Bauchi-4, Bayelsa-3, Delta-3, Ekiti-2, Niger-2, Ogun-2 and Akwa Ibom-1. Nigeria now has a total number of 156,496 confirmed cases, 134,551 patients have been discharged while 1923 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below  
360 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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360 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

360 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, March 1. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 120 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Edo-38, Kaduna-25, FCT-23, Imo-23, Delta-19, Akwa Ibom-17, Plateau-17, Rivers-16, Nasarawa-15, Kwara-13, Oyo-9, Ogun-8, Bauchi-4, Osun-4, Kano-3, Kebbi-3, Niger-2 and Katsina-1. Nigeria now has 156,017 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 133,904 patients have been treated and discharged while 1,915 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below

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