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Former UFC, Bellator fighter, Maiquel Falcao stabbed to death outside a bar in Brazil
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Former UFC, Bellator fighter, Maiquel Falcao stabbed to death outside a bar in Brazil

Former Brazilian mixed martial fighter, Maiquel Falcao has reportedly been stabbed to death at the age of 40. The UFC and Bellator vet was stabbed twice in the stomach outside of a bar around 3AM on Sunday morning January 23, in his hometown of Pelotas, Brazil. He was taken to the hospital but died soon after. Police are now in the process of investigating his murder. Local police have now launched an investigation, with the municipality's Emergency Police Station (DPPA) confirming details to local news outlet Gaucha ZH. He was found with two wounds in his abdomen outside a bar and taken to the Hospital de Pronto-Socorro de Pelotas but did not survive his injuries. The case is being investigated by Félix Rafanhim, from the Homicide and Protection of Persons Police Station (DH...
Fashion icon and former Vogue creative director André Leon Talley is dead
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Fashion icon and former Vogue creative director André Leon Talley is dead

Fashion icon André Leon Talley is dead. The famed writer and former Vogue creative director died at the age of 73, after battling an unknown illness in a hospital. Designer Diane von Fürstenberg confirmed Tally's death by writing;  "Good bye darling André… No one saw the world in a more glamorous way than you did … no one was grander and more soulful than you were …the world will be less joyfulI. I have loved you and laughed with you for 45 years…. I miss your loud screams …I love you soooo much ." Talley first joined Vogue in 1983 as the magazine's fashion news director. He quickly rose to creative director and editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's right-hand, a position he held from 1987 to 1995. He left Vogue in 1995 and moved to Paris, where he returned to W Magazine after working a...
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...
AFCON 2021: Real reason referee Janny Sikazwe stopped Tunisia vs Mali early
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AFCON 2021: Real reason referee Janny Sikazwe stopped Tunisia vs Mali early

Janny Sikazwe, the referee at the centre of the controversy at the end of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations match between Tunisia and Mali on Wednesday, was suffering from heat stroke and severe dehydration. It has been revealed that Sikazwe was taken to hospital after the game. Tunisia have appealed for their Group F opening fixture to be replayed, after Sikazwe blew the final whistle after just 85 minutes and then again 17 seconds before 90 minutes were up. Mali eventually won the encounter 1-0. AFCON’s head of referees, Essam Abdel-Fatah, has now come out to defend the performance of Sikazwe, claiming he was suffering from the effects of the 34-degree heat level and 65 percent humidity in Limbe, Cameroon. “The referee suffered from heat stroke and very severe dehydration, ...
Update: Death of singer Sinead O’Connor’s son to be investigated
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Update: Death of singer Sinead O’Connor’s son to be investigated

The death of Sinead O’Connor’s son will be referred to the National Review Panel (NRP) for investigation. The singer announced the death of her 17-year-old son, Shane, on Twitter on Saturday (8 January). Shane hanged himself after escaping from the hospital ‘while on suicide watch. She wrote: “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God. “May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace.” O’Connor went on to question how her teenage son had been allowed to leave Tallaght hospital in Dublin. In a post on social media, O'Connor wrote: ''Now Tusla want to discuss with me ''a media release'' no doubt wishing to have me join in ...
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” ...
France’s Most Popular Twins aged 72 die of COVID-19 Six days apart
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France’s Most Popular Twins aged 72 die of COVID-19 Six days apart

France's most popular twins, who became popular for hosting a TV science and science-fiction show in the 1980s on a spaceship set have died of covid six days apart. The Bogdanoff brothers were synonymous for years with popular science and were celebrities in France during their lifetime. They died of coronavirus within days of each other in a hospital with one dying on 28 December, 2021 while his brother died on Monday, January 3, 2022 Aged 72, the brothers had not been vaccinated against Covid-19 because they were convinced their healthy lifestyle would protect them but in Mid- December they were admitted to hospital. Family friend Pierre-Jean Chalençon said they had left the illness to last too long in their bodies before seeking hospital treatment, deciding it was similar ...
Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro admitted to hospital
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Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro admitted to hospital

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has been admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain, his doctor Antonio Luiz Macedo told the news website UOL from the Bahamas. He was taken to the Vila Nova Star hospital in the south of Sao Paulo on Monday, January 3. Dr. Macedo said that the president was under the tutelage of his team so far and that he is flying to Sao Paulo in the afternoon. UOL quoted Dr Macedo as saying that the president shall undergo more tests “to find out what is in the abdomen. We still don’t know, but it could be caused, for example, by poorly chewed food, among other factors.” He also said that the suspicion, for now, is of a new intestinal obstruction — technically called “intestinal subocclusion. Shortly after, Bolsonaro said in a Twitter post that his ...
I Pray my Daughter never gets to do fake nails, lashes, wigs in future – Socialite Vera Sidika
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I Pray my Daughter never gets to do fake nails, lashes, wigs in future – Socialite Vera Sidika

Kenyan socialite, Vera Sidika has prayed that her daughter, Princess Asia Brown, doesn't get to wear fake nails, lashes and wigs in future. Vera was said to have spent thousands of dollars on skin lightening, cosmetic surgery and wears expensive wigs, fake lashes and artificial nails. The entrepreneur on Friday, shared a series of posts on her Insta stories gushing over her her two-month-old daughter's curly hair. "I pray she never gets to do fake nails, lashes, wigs, etc in future. She is just too perfect the way she is," she wrote. Vera also said she was surprised when she saw her daughter's curly hair moments after giving birth. "First thing that shook me when I gave birth to her was her hair! It was full and very curly. The nurses at the hospital were all wowed," she a...
Tyler Perry wrecks his Bentley in car crash after colliding with another vehicle while leaving airport
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Tyler Perry wrecks his Bentley in car crash after colliding with another vehicle while leaving airport

Filmmaker and actor, Tyler Perry has been involved in a car crash minutes after leaving Burbank airport in Los Angeles, California. According to TMZ, the accident happened on Wednesday night, December 15. The 52-year-old was driving home in his Bentley SUV when the accident took place. TMZ reports that the colliding vehicle - a Honda Accord - cut across three lanes of traffic into Perry's way and was terribly damaged compared to Perry's vehicle. According to the report, the driver, a female, confessed liability and there were no serious injuries. TMZ reports that no one went to hospital and no police report was required as the matter will now be dealt with privately.
Mercy Johnson, Princess, Lepacious Bose, Jaywon and other celebrities demand justice for Sylvester Oromini and accountability from the school involved
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Mercy Johnson, Princess, Lepacious Bose, Jaywon and other celebrities demand justice for Sylvester Oromini and accountability from the school involved

Celebrities have taken to their respective social media accounts to demand justice for Sylvester Oromoni. The 12-year-old boy died in hospital after allegedly being tortured by fellow students for refusing to join their cult group. The accused students are alleged to have fled school after Sylvester named them before his death. Now, celebrities, including Mercy Johnson, Comedian Princess, Lepacious Bose, and Juwon, are calling on the school, Dowen College,  to act by investigating the incident and coming up with answers. See some posts below.
PDP National Chairman-elect mourns Senator Wayas
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PDP National Chairman-elect mourns Senator Wayas

National Chairman-elect of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Iorchia Ayu on Thursday mourned the demise of the former Senate President, in the Second Republic, Senator Joseph Wayas. In a statement he signed and sent to DAILY POST by his Media Office in Abuja, Ayu joined millions of Nigerians at home and abroad to recall the role played by the late Senate President who formed the bedrock of Nigeria’s democracy today. Dr Wayas died in an undisclosed London hospital at the age of 80 after a brief illness. Dr Ayu was late Nigeria’s Senate President years later after late Wayas in the ill-fated Third Republic but eulogised the deceased for being a quintessential democrat who left bold prints on the politics and political history of Nigeria. Ayu reasoned that late Wayas role sta...
Inter’s Eriksen training alone at former club Odense as January transfer window approaches
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Inter’s Eriksen training alone at former club Odense as January transfer window approaches

The Denmark international is being prevented from competing in Italian football after suffering cardiac arrest at Euro 2020 Christian Eriksen appears to have no future at Serie A giants Inter, but he is looking to prolong his playing career after suffering cardiac arrest at Euro 2020 and is currently using the training facilities at former club Odense Boldklub (OB). The Denmark international has not taken in a competitive outing since collapsing in his country's opening game of a delayed European Championship finals against Finland on June 12. He received life-saving treatment on the field in that contest, before being rushed to hospital, and has since been fitted with a cardioverter defibrillator (ICD).  
UFC legend Diego Sanchez ravaged by Covid with blot clots in both legs and pneumonia
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UFC legend Diego Sanchez ravaged by Covid with blot clots in both legs and pneumonia

UFC legend Diego Sanchez is going through a hard time in the hospital as he is suffering with pneumonia caused by Covid. The 39-year-old fan favourite also has blood clots in his legs as a result of coronavirus and shared images of himself in his bed. Sanchez wrote: 'Pneumonia Covid never give up', alongside an image of himself with wires and diodes connected to his body with a face mask on. He also wrote: 'Covid is no motha******* joke',  Blood clots in both my legs," The former welterweight was cut from the UFC in April and was understood to have agreed on a deal with Bare Knuckle FC subject to a medical. Sanchez was the first-ever winner of the UFC's flagship reality show The Ultimate Fighter way back in 2005. He fought 32 times in the UFC but a unanim...
8-year-old boy becomes the first child to die from injuries as death toll from Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy rises to six
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8-year-old boy becomes the first child to die from injuries as death toll from Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy rises to six

A sixth person has died in the Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy in the US.   The sixth victim is an eight-year-old boy named Jackson Sparks, the first child to die from injuries suffered in Sunday's incident. Jackson was walking in the parade with his brother, 12-year-old Tucker Sparks when they were struck as a driver plowed his SUV through the parade Sunday afternoon, November 21. The brothers were hospitalized in the intensive care unit at Children’s Wisconsin.   According to his GoFundMe page confirmed to be legitimate by a company spokesperson — Jackson underwent brain surgery on Sunday.   Tucker suffered a fractured skull and road rash, and he will be released from the hospital.   Jackson and Tucker were one of three sets of siblings t...
Taraba State University graduate allegedly shot dead by policeman
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Taraba State University graduate allegedly shot dead by policeman

A young man identified as Oliver Ezra Barawani, has died after he was allegedly shot by a police officer in Taraba state. According to a Facebook user, Abainitus Akila Hamman, the deceased was allegedly shot by the policeman at a checkpoint in Kpanti Napo, near Jalingo on Monday, November 22. Details of the incident are still sketchy at the time of this report but it was gathered that the Taraba State University graduate was driving alongside his boss, the Chairman of Lau Local Government Area, when the incident happened. He was transported to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. Abainitus Akila Hamman wrote; "Oliver Ezra Gone too Soon! He was shot by a police officer at a checkpoint in Kpanti Napo, near the city of Jalingo. Until his death, he was a Graduate Of Taraba ...
Daniel Alves passes Barcelona medical: You miss me, huh?
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Daniel Alves passes Barcelona medical: You miss me, huh?

Daniel Alves has passed a Barcelona medical this morning. Alves, 38, has successfully passed his medical check-up, prior to signing his contract with Barcelona to June 2022. The Brazilian fullback arrived at Barcelona Hospital at around 9am to undergo the routine tests required, which lasted over two and a half hours. Both on arrival and departure, the Brazilian has showed his usual good sense of humour. "You miss me, huh?" he first told reporters awaiting his arrival at the hospital. "I always surprise," added the defender, who returns to Barça at 38 years old and five years after his departure, during which time he has played for Juventus, PSG and Sao Paulo. Once the medical examination was completed, Alves joked again. "I am forever young, brother," said the Brazilian. ...
Man shot for urinating near NSCDC office
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Man shot for urinating near NSCDC office

A 32-year-old man identified simply as Nwa-Aba was reportedly shot early yesterday morning, by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River State. An NSCDC official reportedly shot at the man while he was urinating opposite the Calabar, Cross River State office of the Corps. Though the shooter is yet to be identified, an eyewitness told The Nation that Nwa-Aba was shot twice in his waist as he relieved himself about 50 metres away from the NSCDC office. The eyewitness said; “He was urinating at a spot when the Civil Defence officer shot him in his waist. He is a labourer at the Petroleum Tanker Driver’s park. He has been rushed to the hospital and we don’t know his condition for now." One Bright Uzo, who also witnessed the incident, cond...
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...
Barcelona identify two forwards to replace Sergio Aguero at Camp Nou
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Barcelona identify two forwards to replace Sergio Aguero at Camp Nou

Barcelona has identified two transfer targets to temporarily replace striker, Sergio Aguero, who is currently sidelined. Aguero will miss at least the next three months after undergoing cardiological tests last week. The Argentine international joined Barcelona on a free transfer in the summer from Manchester City. Aguero was making just his sixth appearance for the Catalan club when he began experiencing chest pains during last weekend’s La Liga clash against Alaves. The 33-year-old was taken to hospital, where he underwent a series of cardiological tests to determine the problem. Earlier this week, Barcelona confirmed in an official statement that Aguero would be unavailable for at least three months while the attacker received further treatment. According to AS, Barc...
Barcelona’s Aguero out for over three months following chest discomfort
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Barcelona’s Aguero out for over three months following chest discomfort

The striker was taken to hospital after complaining of chest discomfort during his side's La Liga clash at the weekend Barcelona have confirmed Sergio Aguero will be out for at least three months after suffering chest problems. The Argentine striker was taken to hospital after complaining of dizziness during his side's 1-1 draw with Alaves on Saturday. Aguero has undergone medical checks and the club have confirmed he will be out of action for several months.  
Barcelona striker, Aguero taken to hospital for heart tests
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Barcelona striker, Aguero taken to hospital for heart tests

Barcelona striker, Sergio Aguero, has been taken to hospital for a heart examination, after experiencing chest pain during their 1-1 draw with Alaves on Saturday night. The 33-year-old was substituted before half time, after being attended to on the pitch by Barca’s medical team. Aguero was eventually able to walk off the field by himself, before being transferred to hospital, where tests will be carried out to determine the nature of the problem. “The first team player, Sergio Aguero reported chest discomfort and has been admitted to the hospital for a cardiac exam,” Barca said in a terse statement after the game. Barca also lost Gerard Pique to a calf strain against Alaves to further increase their injury woes. Sergi Roberto, Ronald Araujo, Pedri, Frenkie de Jong, Ansu F...
Tommy DeBarge of R&B band Switch passes away at age 64 following struggles with liver and kidney failure
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Tommy DeBarge of R&B band Switch passes away at age 64 following struggles with liver and kidney failure

Tommy DeBarge, best known as a member of the R&B group Switch, has died at the age of 64. DeBarge passed in the hospital on Thursday October 21, weeks after his initial hospitalization. DeBarge grappled with liver and kidney failure over the years, but his health took a turn for the worse recently, a family member told TMZ. His daughter Marina DeBarge revealed her father had battled COVID-19 earlier this year in addition to kidney and liver disease. He recovered from COVID, and never complained about the pain. DeBarge's sister Etterline "Bunny" DeBarge remembered her late brother with a Facebook post of him playing the guitar in the clouds "Tommy has gained his wings," she wrote. The singer also shared the post on her professional Facebook page. A second post ...
Medical Emergency halts Newcastle-Spurs game; fan stable in hospital
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Medical Emergency halts Newcastle-Spurs game; fan stable in hospital

The fan who required medical assistance during the Newcastle United and Tottenham match is awake and responsive in a nearby hospital. Sunday's Premier League game came to a halt in the 40th minute, with Spurs leading 2-1, after referee Andre Marriner was alerted to the incident by players and supporters. Both sets of players walked to the sidelines as emergency crews attended the person in the East Stand, with Newcastle's club doctor Paul Catterson seen carrying a defibrillator. Image:Sergio Reguillon speaks to referee Andre Marriner Image:A member of the Newcastle medical team brings a defibrillator to the fan Image:Newcastle and Tottenham players wait for the match to be restarted After consulting police, the referee took the players off the field wit...
Millionaire murderer, Robert Durst diagnosed with COVID and placed on a ventilator two days after being convicted of murdering his friend
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Millionaire murderer, Robert Durst diagnosed with COVID and placed on a ventilator two days after being convicted of murdering his friend

New York real estate heir, Robert Durst is in hospital with COVID-19 and on a ventilator just two days after he was sentenced in court to life in prison for murdering one of his best friends in 2000. Durst, 78, who appeared very ill during his sentencing on Thursday, 'looked worse than I've ever seen him,' lawyer Dick DeGuerin told the Los Angeles Times. Dicksaid he was notified that Durst was admitted after testing positive for Covid. He said Durst is on a ventilator but he had no other details about his condition. The Los Angeles Superior Court said in a statement that it had been told someone present for the sentencing hearing for Durst on Thursday had tested positive. “As a result, the court will follow health guidelines for assessing close contacts of the infected indi...
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 ...

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