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America’s Got Talent judge Howie Mandel rushed to hospital after collapsing at Starbucks
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America’s Got Talent judge Howie Mandel rushed to hospital after collapsing at Starbucks

65-year-old America's Got Talent judge, Howie Mandel has been rushed to the hospital after collapsing at a Starbucks in Woodland Hills, California on Wednesday October 13. Howie was reportedly a regular at the coffee shop and it was learnt that customers there were shocked when he collapsed. TMZ reported that paramedics were called to help Howie before he was rushed to hospital for checks to be done. The Los Angeles Fire Department also arrived to assist the Canadian comedian and Howie was able to sit up before he was taken to a hospital at Tarzana, California. A source told the outlet that doctors believe he passed out from low blood sugar, but tests are being run. The former “Deal or No Deal” host is known for his germaphobia and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and he told ...
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...
Man dodges death after his phone case blocked a bullet fired at him
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Man dodges death after his phone case blocked a bullet fired at him

A man managed to escape death after his Incredible Hulk mobile phone case blocked a bullet which was fired at him. The unnamed victim was shot on October 7 and was admitted to the University Hospital in the city of Petrolina in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. Police rushed to the scene but the suspects reportedly fled before officers had arrived, and the victim was taken to hospital by paramedics. Doctors initially feared the worse for the victim, until they realised that the bullet didn't penetrate his skin. Man dodges death after his phone case blocked a bullet fired at him It was reported that the bullet had only grazed the victim's hip before being blocked by his Incredible Hulk phone case. Man dodges death after his phone case blocked a bullet fired at him It w...
Deontay Wilder is taken to hospital after being beaten by Tyson Fury
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Deontay Wilder is taken to hospital after being beaten by Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder has been taken to hospital following his brutal knockout defeat to Tyson Fury in Las Vegas. The American was knocked down on three occasions in a fight of the year contender. The bout was waved off immediately by referee Russell Mora after Wilder was heavily floored for a third and final time in the 11th round. Wilder suffered his second straight defeat to the Brit, who retained his WBC strap with the victory, and the American will now undergo precautionary tests in hospital. The 35-year-old will not be kept overnight, however, with his manager Shelly Finkel insisting Wilder is in good health. Boxing journalist Dan Rafael tweeted: 'Was texting with Wilder's manager Shelly Finkel. 'Said Deontay is OK and won't be staying overnight at the hospital.' Wilder ...
Police repel attack on Divisional Police HQ in Enugu
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Police repel attack on Divisional Police HQ in Enugu

Police operatives, on Friday, repelled an attack by gunmen on Ezeagu Police Divisional Headquarters, located in Aguobu-Owa community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State. During the fierce gun duel between the police operatives and the hoodlums, a police officer sustained a bullet wound and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital. The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, who confirmed the incident to NAN in Enugu, said that the incident took place in the morning hours of Oct. 8. “Full scale investigation has commenced to fish out the yet-to-be-identified hoodlums, who operate in a black-coloured Corolla car, attacked Ezeagu Police Divisional Headquarters. ”The hoodlums were gallantly resisted by police operatives on duty. “However, a policeman,...
Bare knuckle fighter Justin Thornton dies six weeks after a brutal 19-second KO left him partially Paralysed
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Bare knuckle fighter Justin Thornton dies six weeks after a brutal 19-second KO left him partially Paralysed

A bare knuckle fighter has died in hospital six weeks after a brutal 19-second knockout left him partially paralyzed. Justin Thornton, 38, was taking part in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 20 in Biloxi, Mississippi on August 20 when he sustained a brutal KO defeat. His opponent Dillon Cleckler caught him with a right punch just 19 seconds into the first round, sending him face-first to the canvas, before the referee ended the fight. According to his Facebook page, where a GoFundMe was set up shortly after the fight, he was taken straight to hospital and was partially paralyzed and put on a ventilator for several weeks. In the message, posted by his girlfriend Amber Willard, it was revealed in September that he was 'on ivs for infection in his lungs and medication for his...
Lozano reveals he could have died from eye injury as Mexico star admits to ‘a lot of fear’
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Lozano reveals he could have died from eye injury as Mexico star admits to ‘a lot of fear’

The Napoli forward suffered a serious blow to the head while representing his country on Gold Cup duty over the summer Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano has revealed that the eye injury he suffered on Gold Cup duty with Mexico over the summer could have killed him, with the Napoli forward admitting to experiencing “a lot of fear”. The 26-year-old suffered a serious blow to the head when colliding with Trinidad & Tobago goalkeeper Marvin Phillip in the opening fixture of the event on July 11. He was taken to hospital and immediately ruled out for the remainder of the tournament, but Lozano claims there was also the threat at one stage of him losing his life.  
Anthony Joshua rushed to Hospital after Losing to Usyk
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Anthony Joshua rushed to Hospital after Losing to Usyk

Anthony Joshua was taken to hospital for assessment following his loss to Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday night. The British-Nigerian boxer is suspected to have suffered eye socket damage. Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has revealed that he could not see properly after the ninth round. By the 10th round, ‘AJ’ was carrying a black and swollen eye, as Usyk continued to batter him at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The Ukrainian almost knocked him down in the final seconds, but won via unanimous decision 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113. “He will go to hospital. I don’t know if he has broken his eye socket, it doesn’t look great. “He said he couldn’t see after the ninth round, obviously he was getting tagged a lot as well. “His power looked like it had left him, th...
1 dead, multiple people injured in mass shooting at supermarket in Memphis
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1 dead, multiple people injured in mass shooting at supermarket in Memphis

A gunman opened fire inside a Kroger grocery store in a Memphis, Tennessee suburb, killing one person and injuring 13 others before he shot and killed himself.   The shooting was reported around 1.30 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, at the supermarket located 30 miles east of Memphis, Tennessee.     Authorities arrived minutes later at 1.34 and began helping victims.     Two medical helicopters were flown into the area to evacuate victims. Those who were injured were taken to area hospitals and their conditions range from minor to extremely serious, authorities said.     Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane said in a press conference: "It breaks my heart to have to stand before you today.   ...
Bandits kill one, abduct scores in Sokoto
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Bandits kill one, abduct scores in Sokoto

One person has been confirmed dead with several others kidnapped after unknown gunmen attacked Tangaza Local Government Area, Sokoto State. The spokesperson of the state’s police command, ASP Sunusi Abubakar, who confirmed the attack to newsmen on Saturday, said the incident occurred on Friday evening. “We received a report of an attack by unknown gunmen who stormed the headquarters of Tangaza LGA on Friday evening. “The bandits killed one of the traders, abducted an unspecified number of persons and also carted away foodstuffs and drinks. “However, investigations are currently going on and the police, working in collaboration with other security agencies to rescue the kidnapped persons and arrests the perpetrators of the act,” he said. Also, a source who spoke to newsme...
Doctor Who actress, Tanya Fear, Found in hospital after going missing in Hollywood
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Doctor Who actress, Tanya Fear, Found in hospital after going missing in Hollywood

Doctor Who actress, Tanya Fear, has been found after going missing in Hollywood. Tanya, who is best known for playing Dr Jade McIntyre in BBC sci-fi show Doctor Who, left her Hollywood Bowl apartment last Thursday, September 8, without her purse or cell phone and this led to concerns about her wellbeing. She was then reported missing on Friday, September 9. Her friends and family immediately launched a social media campaign to locate her, as they said they had not heard from her since last week. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) announced on Monday, September 13, that the star had been found, according to US news outlet FOX 11. A spokesperson for the LAPD reportedly confirmed the news to Entertainment Weekly, informing them that the "family has been notified". ...
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.
Actress Kate Beckinsale rushed to hospital in Las Vegas as condition is ‘unclear’
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Actress Kate Beckinsale rushed to hospital in Las Vegas as condition is ‘unclear’

Kate Beckinsale has been rushed to hospital in Las Vegas after she had an emergency while filming for Prisoner's Daughter. The 48-year-old actress has been staying at the MGM Signature hotel where she had been shooting her upcoming film in the US, and at around 10:30am on Friday, September 10, she was rushed to hospital after suffering severe back issues. It is reported that the 'Serendipity' actress needed emergency assistance to get to the hospital. Sources have claimed to TMZ that she is still currently in the Emergency Room in the US, and at present, her condition is unclear.
New England Patriots star David Patten dies in motorcycle crash at 47
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New England Patriots star David Patten dies in motorcycle crash at 47

Former NFL wide receiver, David Patten, who won three Super Bowl titles with the New England Patriots, has been killed in a motorcycle crash. He was 47. The crash occured in his hometown of Columbia, South Carolina, on Thursday, Sept 2, according to Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Nick Pye, a motorcycle driver -- identified by the coroner as Patten -- crossed the median, causing a crash involving two other cars. One of the cars' drivers was also taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the highway patrol and the coroner. "I am heartbroken by the news of David's passing," Patriots owner Robert Kraft said in a statement. "He was a devout Christian who followed his pass...
Princess Charlene of Monaco rushed to hospital after collapsing ‘due to complications from an infection’ in South Africa
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Princess Charlene of Monaco rushed to hospital after collapsing ‘due to complications from an infection’ in South Africa

Princess Charlene of Monaco is in a stable condition after being rushed to a hospital following a collapse at her South African lodge on Wednesday night. The royal, 43, was admitted to the Netcare Alberlito Hospital after the 'medical emergency' caused by complications from an infection she contracted in May. A foundation set up in her name said in a statement on Friday: 'Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco was rushed to hospital by ambulance late on Wednesday night after collapsing due to complications from the severe ear, nose and throat infection she contracted in May. 'Her medical team is currently evaluating her but have confirmed the princess is stable.' The hospital refused to confirm what procedures or checks were carried out citing confidentiality legis...
Family announce funeral arrangements for Sir Victor Uwaifo
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Family announce funeral arrangements for Sir Victor Uwaifo

The family of veteran singer, late Sir Victor Uwaifo, has announced the burial arrangements for the late music legend. Uwaifo died at 80 in a private hospital after a brief illness on Saturday, August 28, 2021. According to the family, the funeral of the late singer will begin on September 23 till September 26, 2021. The service of songs will hold in his residence on September 23  while a special outing service will hold in honour of the late Joromi singer on September 24. The family say on September 25, guests and dignitaries will be hosted to a lavish ceremony at an undisclosed venue while a thanksgiving service will hold at Holy Cross Cathedral in Benin, Edo State on September 26.
Tallest man in the US dies aged 38
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Tallest man in the US dies aged 38

Igor Vovkovinskiy,  the tallest 'living' man in the US according to the  Guinness World Records in 2010, died on Friday, August 20 at 38,  his mother, Svetlana Vovkovinska has revealed. Vovkovinskiy was 7 feet, 8.33 inches tall, according to Guinness World Records. He died in a hospital after suffering from heart disease with his mom and brother by his side, according to a Facebook post by his mum Svetlana. Just hours before his death, Vovkovinskiy was able to spend time with his brother's family and had his last dinner, which was a piece of Kyiv cake and Fanta. Vovkovinskiy moved from Ukraine to Rochester, Minnesota, in 1989, for a pituitary gigantism, according to a TV segment he did on "The Dr. Oz Show" in 2010. During that segment, Guinness World Record officials me...
Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with Eye Injury as Man is arrested after fight at home
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Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with Eye Injury as Man is arrested after fight at home

English media persoanliy, Katie Price was rushed to hospital in the early hours of Monday, August 23, after sustaining facial injuries in an alleged attack. Police were reportedly called after the incident occurred at a property in Essex. The officers then called for paramedics. The Sun reports that a man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently being held in custody. In a statement to The Sun, Essex police said: "We were called by colleagues in the ambulance service to reports of an assault shortly after 1.30am this morning, Monday 23 August. "We arrived and found a woman had sustained a facial injury which required hospital treatment. "A man was arrested a short time later on suspicion of assault. He remains in custody." In a further statement, Ess...
Jonathan, Buhari under scrutiny in tough debate over insecurity
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Jonathan, Buhari under scrutiny in tough debate over insecurity

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, has been criticized for saying Nigeria is winning the war against terrorism. Mohammed is accused of being economical with the truth by stating that the current government is winning the war against terrorism. The minister had said the issue of insecurity regarding insurgency under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is better if compared to President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. Speaking with BBC, the minister maintained that the situation was worst under the Jonathan-led government. He pointed out that the “entire Northeast was a no go area” as schools, markets and hospitals were closed down due to insurgency activities.
Shehu Sani mocks Buhari for eulogising Ibrahim Mantu as peacemaker, bridge-builder after death
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Shehu Sani mocks Buhari for eulogising Ibrahim Mantu as peacemaker, bridge-builder after death

Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker, has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari for eulogising former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, as peacemaker and bridge-builder after his death. The former federal legislator died in a private hospital in Abuja at about 2 am on Tuesday. He was said to have been ill for nine days. And reacting to the sad news, Buhari, through his spokesman, Femi Adesina, commiserated with leaders and members of the National Assembly, friends and political associates of the former Senate leader. According to Buhari, Mantu gave to the service of his people and his legacy of reconciliation and promotion of peaceful co-existence will always be remembered. Buhari said that Mantu brought more harmony in his state and the country at large. And in reaction, Sani tw...
Suspected bandits kill police officer in Kaduna
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Suspected bandits kill police officer in Kaduna

Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed a police officer identified as Ismail Dogara, in Kaduna state. It was gathered that ASP Dogara was brutally attacked by the assailants on his way home in Zaria in the early hours of Monday, August 16. The officer was rushed to a hospital where he passed away while receiving treatment. He has been laid to rest.
Gani Fawehinmi’s son, Mohammed is dead
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Gani Fawehinmi’s son, Mohammed is dead

Mohammed, son of the late fiery lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi, is dead. The legal practitioner and Head of Mohammed Fawehinmi Chambers, was 52 years old. The activist died on Wednesday after complaining of difficulty in breathing. He was rushed to a hospital. Mohammed was a 1991 graduate of Business Administration, University of Lagos (UNILAG). The deceased obtained an LLB degree from the University of Buckingham, England, and was called to Nigerian Bar in 1998. Mohammed had over 20 years experience in the practice of law. He was Director, Nigerian Law Publications Limited; Director, Books Industries Nigeria Limited, and Director, Gani Fawehinmi Library & Gallery Limited.
Late Gani Fawehinmi’s Eldest Son, Mohammed, dies at 52
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Late Gani Fawehinmi’s Eldest Son, Mohammed, dies at 52

Mohammed Fawehinmi, the first son of the late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, is dead. According to family sources, Mohammed died today Wednesday, August 11, after complaining of breathing difficulties. He was said to have woken up complaining of breathing difficulties. He was rushed to the hospital where he died. Born 52 years ago, Mohammed bagged a law degree from the University of Buckingham, England and was called to the Nigerian bar in 1998. In 2003, he had a terrible accident in Lagos, which affected his spinal cord and confined him to a wheelchair. Mohammed Fawehinmi was unmarried before his death. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Actor Mike Adeyemi asks people to Pray for him as he visits the hospital
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Actor Mike Adeyemi asks people to Pray for him as he visits the hospital

Nollywood actor, Mike Adeyemi, who is based in the US, shared a message on his Instagram page this morning asking his followers to pray for him. His location showed he was at the MedicalmCity Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He did not disclose the nature of his ailment. He also shared the same message on his Instastories. Hopefully, he gets well soon.
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Two women Struck by Lightning at Snowdon Summit

Two hikers were airlifted to hospital after being hit by lightning on the summit of Snowdon. The women were at the summit of Snowdon in Wales when a freak storm hit the region yesterday afternoon, July 28. Rescuers said one of the women was bleeding and "falling in and out of consciousness" when they arrived on the 3,560ft-peak at 1.47pm on Wednesday. North Wales Police were called and volunteer crews from Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team were sent along with the Coast Guard rescue helicopter. One of the hikers sustained minor injuries during the incident while the other sustained serious injuries. A spokesman for Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team said: "The team was called out today by North Wales Police to a female at the summit of Yr Wyddfa. "She had been struck by ...
Brazil’s President Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment for blocked intestine
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Brazil’s President Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment for blocked intestine

Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro has been released from hospital four days after being admitted with serious intestine problems. Bolsonaro, 66, had been suffering persistent hiccups for 10 days and there have been concerns about the leader's health since he was stabbed in the intestines while campaigning in 2018. He was seriously wounded in the attack and lost 40% of his blood. He has had several operations since. After treatment for an obstruction to the intestine,  he promised to be at his office on Monday morning, and on Sunday, July 18 he released a statement saying he was back to work. "Only God can remove me from that chair," Mr Bolsonaro said upon leaving hospital, in reference to the presidency. "I wanted to leave from day one, but they didn't let me. I ho...
Three-headed baby hailed as incarnation of God as pilgrims travel long distances to pay homage
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Three-headed baby hailed as incarnation of God as pilgrims travel long distances to pay homage

A baby born with three heads has attracted pilgrims who refer to the child as an incarnation of God. Strangers in India have reportedly been making pilgrimages to see the infant since its birth in Uttar Pradesh was announced on July 12. The mother named only as Ragini is understood to have been through a "normal" and healthy pregnancy which made the birth of a three-headed child all the more shocking. In photos and videos, the infant is seen with two extra heads with hair directly attached to the back of its "normal" head. Both mother and child are reportedly doing well and have left the hospital and returned home. However, they are said to be upset after being inundated with visits from people who are desperate to see the newborn baby. Locals are reportedly cal...
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Senegal striker Babacar collapses in training after suffering heart spasm

Senegal international footballer, Khouma Babacar is currently recovering in a hospital after he collapsed during a training session on Thursday, July 8. His club in Turkey, Alanyaspor has confirmed he suffered heart spam in their pre-season camp in Burdur on Thursday.   According to the club, the Senegal striker fell to the ground in training and he was immediately rushed to the hospital. Our football player Khouma Babacar, who became ill this morning in the Burdur camp, was found to have had a heart spasm as a result of the first examinations made at the Burdur State Hospital,” A club statement read.   “Further examinations and treatment of our football player will be carried out at Private Alanya Anadolu Hospital under the supervision of our club doctor Isma...
Emiliano Sala’s sister, 29, ‘is in a critical condition after trying to take her own life 2-years after footballer’s death’
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Emiliano Sala’s sister, 29, ‘is in a critical condition after trying to take her own life 2-years after footballer’s death’

Emiliano Sala's sister is in critical condition in hospital after she reportedly attempted to take her own life. According to reports, Romina Sala was taken into emergency care on Tuesday July 6, in the Argentine city of Santa Fe. The devastating news comes almost two-and-a-half years after the Argentine footballer tragically died in a plane crash off the coast of England, just days after signing a deal with Premier League side Cardiff City. Sala's sister, Romina was the family spokesperson following her brother's death but she is now in critical condition, according to Argentine media. Sala went missing on January 19, two years ago, when his plane crashed over the Channel Islands after agreeing to move to Wales from Rennes. After a huge search operation, the aircraft w...
Bayelsa NANNM raises alarm of quack nurses in private hospitals
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Bayelsa NANNM raises alarm of quack nurses in private hospitals

The leadership of the Bayelsa State chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has expressed worries over the increased rate of quacks in the profession, saying that the ugly trend is giving nursing a bad name. The State Chairman of NANNM, Comrade Sonia Andabai, who made the disclosure in a media chat with DAILY POST in Yenagoa, the state capital, said the practice of quackery is more prevalent in the private hospitals and clinics. Andabai appealed to those running private clinics as well as other professional colleagues to desist from training quack nurses, emphasising that anyone caught will not be spared as the NANNM Bayelsa council is on their trail.
Christian Eriksen spotted in public for first time since cardiac arrest
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Christian Eriksen spotted in public for first time since cardiac arrest

The Inter man has kept a low profile since he left hospital on June 18 but has now been seen out and about after he was photographed with a fan Christian Eriksen has been pictured in public for the first time since he was discharged from hospital following his cardiac arrest during Denmark's Euro 2020 clash with Finland. The Inter playmaker was rushed to Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen after he collapsed during the Group B clash at Parken Stadium, where he was fitted with a cardioverter defibrillator. Having been discharged on June 18, Eriksen has kept a low profile since returning home to continue his recuperation with his family, but has now been spotted out and about for the first time since the incident after he was photographed with a fan.
Pope Francis Hospitalized In Rome, Set To Undergo Colon Surgery
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Pope Francis Hospitalized In Rome, Set To Undergo Colon Surgery

According to the New York Time, the Vatican announced on Sunday that Pope Francis had been admitted to a hospital in Rome for a “scheduled surgery” of the colon. Matteo Bruni, a Vatican spokesman, said in a statement that Francis, 84, had been taken to the Gemelli hospital in the Italian capital. Mr. Bruni said the surgery would take place later on Sunday, and noted that a medical bulletin would be issued afterward. He said that the pope had “symptomatic diverticular stenosis of the colon.” The surgery would be performed by Dr. Sergio Alfieri, who heads the hospital’s complex operational unit for digestive surgery, the Vatican said. It is the first time that Francis has been admitted to a hospital since becoming pope in 2013. Unlike his predecessors, he has never left the Vati...
Veteran singer, Kwam 1 pictured in hospital after minor surgery
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Veteran singer, Kwam 1 pictured in hospital after minor surgery

Veteran singer, Kwam 1 has been pictured in the hospital after undergoing a minor surgery. Businessman and show promoter, Bolaji Basia, who shared photos of the singer at the hospital on social media, wrote; Hmmm. When he sang bobo nogo die unless to ba darugbo, it was like fun... But, it's becoming a prophecy right now. Minor surgery though but I still give thanks to almighty God for the success.
Unidentified Man Found Unconscious Rescued By NSCDC At Patigi
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Unidentified Man Found Unconscious Rescued By NSCDC At Patigi

A 27-year-old man who was found lying unconscious along Ahman Patigi University Road, Patigi, in Kwara state has been rescued by the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Sunday, June 27. A statement by the spokesman of the command, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, in Ilorin, said “On Sunday, at about 1305 hours, the attention of our men from Patigi Division, who were on a routine surveillance, was drawn to a yet to be identified man who was seen lying unconscious along Ahman Patigi University Road. “Our men rushed to the scene immediately where they met the unconscious man who was lying almost lifeless.” He said the man was rushed to the Patigi general hospital, where he is responding to treatment. At the time of this report, the identity and other ...
Police rescue four abducted young women in Zamfara
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Police rescue four abducted young women in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has rescued four women who were kidnapped by armed bandits. Spokesperson of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement in Gasau on Saturday, June 26, said the women were abducted three weeks ago in Bilbis village in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state.   "Following directives by the Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, CP Hussaini Rabiu, the command deployed police tactical operatives attached to Operation Restore Peace” to the area with a mandate to rescue the kidnapped women hale and hearty," he stated.   "In compliance to the directives, on June 25, the operatives worked on credible intelligence that led to the successful rescue of the kidnapped victims. All the victims were medically treated at the hosp...
Videos: Nigerian man dies in India after he was allegedly held captive and starved for 8 months by his landlord over non-payment of rent
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Videos: Nigerian man dies in India after he was allegedly held captive and starved for 8 months by his landlord over non-payment of rent

A 30-year old Nigerian citizen, Michael Emenike Madueke has died in a hospital after he was found bedridden and malnourished by police in an apartment in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad. A Nigerian activist, Kennedy alleged that the deceased, an auto parts dealer died from abuse and starvation after he was held against his wishes for about 8 months in the apartment by his India landlord over non-payment of rent during the pandemic. It was gathered that Michael was evicted from his rental apartment and held in another at SG Impressions, against his wishes, where he was regularly beaten and kept without food. He survived on water alone. “Michael was found only after his brother sent the due amount from home. When his brother in Nigeria transferred Rs. 42000.00 to the landlord (Mr....
Sadio Mane spends more than £450,000 to fund building of a hospital in his Senegalese home town of Bambali
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Sadio Mane spends more than £450,000 to fund building of a hospital in his Senegalese home town of Bambali

  Liverpool star Sadio Mane has once again lived up to his hero status in Senegal by helping to fund the construction of a hospital in his home village of Bambali. After returning to Senegal for two rounds of international matches against Zambia and Cape Verde earlier this month, Mane met up with the country's president Macky Sall to discuss his project. Mane sought a contribution of medical personnel for the hospital, in which he provided more than £450,000 for its construction.
33-year-old UNIBEN lecturer shot dead by gunmen
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33-year-old UNIBEN lecturer shot dead by gunmen

A 33-year-old lecturer with the University of Benin, Maxwell Eseosa Aimuan has been killed by unknown gunmen in Edo state. Aimuan, a lecturer in the department of Public Administration, was shot dead on Saturday, June 12, while he was driving into his compound in Isihor, Benin City. It was gathered that his assailants shot him severally before fleeing the scene. He was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. The deceased, who was engaged in the institution in 2015 as a Graduate Assistant, reportedly parted with his friends after an evening outing around the Ugbowo area before he was killed. The public relations officer of the university, Benedicta Ehanire, who confirmed the incident described the late lecturer as hardworking and dedicated university staff. ...
Christian Eriksen Shares First photo in Hospital after Cardiac Arrest on the Pitch
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Christian Eriksen Shares First photo in Hospital after Cardiac Arrest on the Pitch

Christian Eriksen has shared the first picture of himself in hospital since collapsing on the pitch on Saturday June 12. The Inter Milan midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark's Euro 2020 game with Finland and required 13 minutes of CPR. He was later taken to hospital in a stable condition. Writing on Instagram alongside a picture of him smiling, Eriksen wrote: "Hello everyone. "Big thanks for your sweet and amazing greetings and messages from all around the world. It means a lot to me and my family. "I'm fine - under the circumstances. I still have to go through some examinations at the hospital, but I feel okay. "Now, I will cheer on the boys on the Denmark team in the next matches. Play for all of Denmark. Best, Christian." On Monday he sent his fi...
Pastor Accused of Defiling his Sister-in-law’s 19 Months old Daughter in Delta
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Pastor Accused of Defiling his Sister-in-law’s 19 Months old Daughter in Delta

An Assistant pastor with a penticostal church in Asaba, Delta State has been accused of defiling the 19 months old daughter of his wife's sister. An advocacy group, Centre For Basic Rights Protection And Accountability Campaign disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, June 14. According to the group, the victim's mother, Cindy said she found her daughter bleeding and upon enquiry the child said the suspect 'touched her bumbum' "We just received a distress call this night from one Ms.Cindy(surname withheld) that her Elder sister's Husband who is also a an Assistant Pastor in one of the Pentecostal church in Asaba,Delta State defiled her 19 months old daugther. Ms.Cindy said she came back from work and saw her 19 months daugther bleeding and she told her is uncle that touched ...
‘It was damn nice to see him smile’ – Schmeichel offers encouraging Eriksen update while criticising UEFA restart call
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‘It was damn nice to see him smile’ – Schmeichel offers encouraging Eriksen update while criticising UEFA restart call

The Denmark goalkeeper says he has been to see his stricken team-mate in hospital after his on-pitch collapse on Saturday afternoon Kasper Schmeichel has offered an encouraging update on Christian Eriksen while criticising UEFA's decision to restart Denmark's clash with Finland. Eriksen received emergency on-field treatment from Denmark's medical team after suffering cardiac arrest 41 minutes into the Euro 2020 fixture in Copenhagen on Saturday afternoon. The Inter midfielder stopped breathing and had to be resuscitated before leaving Parken Stadium on a stretcher, and was subsequently declared to be in a stable condition at a local hospital.
Herdsmen kill man, injure his brother in Akwa Ibom community
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Herdsmen kill man, injure his brother in Akwa Ibom community

One person has been killed and another seriously injured by suspected herdsmen in Ikot Atasung community in Ikot Ikpene Local government area of Akwa Ibom State   It was gathered that that victim of the attack identified as Silvanus Usen was butchered on the spot, while his brother, Andrew was severely injured in the attack which occurred in the early hours of Sunday, June 13.   Andrew was said to have been taken to an undisclosed hospital where he is battling to survive.   The Chairman of Ikot Ekpene Local Government, Mr. Unyime Etim confirmed the incident on Monday.   "The victims were hunters who usually set their traps in the bush and on getting to check their trap around 3 am, they met with the herdsmen who invaded their farms with cows. I l...
UEFA threatened Denmark with 3-0 forfeit if they did not resume Euro 2020 clash after Eriksen cardiac arrest, claims Schmeichel
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UEFA threatened Denmark with 3-0 forfeit if they did not resume Euro 2020 clash after Eriksen cardiac arrest, claims Schmeichel

The former goalkeeper says his country had little choice but to restart the game against Finland despite seeing a key player rushed to hospital Peter Schmeichel has claimed that UEFA threatened Denmark with a 3-0 forfeit if they did not resume their opening Euro 2020 fixture after Christian Eriksen's cardiac arrest. Denmark's Group B clash against Finland in Copenhagen on Saturday was initially suspended after 41 minutes following Eriksen's on-field collapse. The midfielder received life-saving CPR before being taken to hospital, with both sets of players subsequently spending an hour in their respective dressing rooms before the match was restarted at 7:30pm BST (2:30pm ET).
I’m ready to take the risk even if it costs me my life – Bobrisky says after reportedly being rushed to the hospital after plastic surgery
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I’m ready to take the risk even if it costs me my life – Bobrisky says after reportedly being rushed to the hospital after plastic surgery

Cross-dresser, Bobrisky has revealed that he was rushed to the hospital two nights ago for "massive pain" on the hips after allegedly undergoing a plastic surgery. The cross-dresser who disclosed that he has no regret and did it all for a banging body, was however told by a follower to ensure that he doesn't die in the process. Responding to this, Bobrisky said that he is ready to take the risk even if it costs him his life. See the exchange below;
Fan in serious condition after fall during England match against Croatia
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Fan in serious condition after fall during England match against Croatia

The supporter is said to have fallen from the stand early in the game at Wembley on Sunday A fan is in serious condition after falling during England's Euro 2020 match against Croatia. The supporter is said to have fallen from the stands shortly after the match at Wembley began. A spokesperson at Wembley confirmed that the person was treated and then taken to hospital.
Schmeichel slams UEFA for ‘ridiculous decision’ to restart Denmark vs Finland after Eriksen collapse
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Schmeichel slams UEFA for ‘ridiculous decision’ to restart Denmark vs Finland after Eriksen collapse

The former goalkeeper felt his home nation were put in a difficult position by organisers after seeing their team-mate taken to hospital Peter Schmeichel has slammed UEFA for the "ridiculous decision" to restart Denmark's Euro 2020 clash with Finland after Christian Eriksen's on-field collapse. The Group B encounter was suspended with 41 minutes on the clock after Eriksen fell to the ground before receiving emergency treatment from Denmark's medical staff. The midfielder was taken to hospital after regaining consciousness, and Kasper Hjulmand's side were subsequently given the option to finish the game on Saturday night or at noon the following day.
Seven arrested after a teenage boy is stabbed to death
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Seven arrested after a teenage boy is stabbed to death

British authorities have arrested seven people after a teenager was stabbed to death in Streatham less than two hours after another brutal knifing in nearby Clapham. Four men and three women were arrested on suspicion of various offences by the Metropolitan Police  yesterday. Officers were called to the stabbing on Prentis Road at 4.16pm on Thursday June 10, and found a man with a stab wound to the chest.  He was taken to a hospital in central London but was pronounced dead at 4.51pm.     Police believe they know the identity of the victim and have informed the next of kin. Shortly before 3pm the same day, police were also called to Cedars Road in Clapham to reports of a stabbing.  And at 9.54pm police were called to Prentis Road again where another person h...
Attacks on Muslims in Canada on the rise
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Attacks on Muslims in Canada on the rise

The unprovoked attack on a five-member Muslim family in London, Ontario has led to calls for the crime to be designated an act of terror. Four members of the same family were run over by an attacker while strolling on a busy street in London, Ontario about 580 kilometers from the Canadian capital, Ottawa. The attack, the latest in a series of crimes targeting Muslims, has left the usually peaceful Canadian nation in shock. It resulted in the death of a man, his wife and at least one of their children. A fourth child is in hospital recuperating and doctors believe he would make it. Salman, Madiha and their 16-year-old daughter Yumna of the Afzaal family were on a pedestrian walkway on Sunday when they were ran over by a 20-year-old man driving a pick-up truck. Fayez the youngest of...
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;    
Uncertainty looms over death of young entrepreneur in Yaoundé
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Uncertainty looms over death of young entrepreneur in Yaoundé

Doctors proclaimed a woman dead after she was transported to the hospital by her pals after they finished partying together. A woman was poisoned by friends she invited to her birthday party just after she launched her new saloon. According to the source, the lady known as Tchonghem Karen, a student, and a businesswoman, began vomiting in the car after consuming some launch. Her companions encouraged him (Taxi Driver) to speed up so they could reach her apartment on time, according to the driver who took her to the hospital. They even refused to continue the rest of the journey, but an awful event occurred on the way, and she had to be sent to the hospital.

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