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Nigeria’s Attorney General, Malami Collapses In Sokoto, Hospitalised – SR
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Nigeria’s Attorney General, Malami Collapses In Sokoto, Hospitalised – SR

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami on Monday collapsed in Sokoto state. Malami was in Sokoto for the inauguration of the reconstructed State High Court complex by Governor Aminu Tambuwal. It was gathered that the minister collapsed after delivering his address at the ceremony and was quickly revived by his aides and dignitaries who helped him to stand. He was subsequently hospitalised at a private facility upon his return to Abuja. Malami however attended the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday but was returned to the hospital few hours later, a source said. Known to be interested in taking a shot at 2023 presidency, SaharaReporters had in the past exposed how Malami acquired several properties whose value run ...
Killer Fruit Juice: 10 Dead, 400 Hospitalised In Kano, States Warn Residents
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Killer Fruit Juice: 10 Dead, 400 Hospitalised In Kano, States Warn Residents

The Kano State Government on Thursday said 10 people had died and 400 others hospitalised after drinking a poisonous fruit juice. The state government had month said the poisonous fruit juice claimed three lives and led to the hospitalisation of 183 others. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, in a video recording made available to journalists in Kano on Thursday, stated that out of 400 people hospitalised, 50 persons were undergoing treatment for kidney-related ailments. As the Kano State Government gave an update on the killer drink, Lagos, Katsina, Cross River, Sokoto and Osun state governments urged residents to be vigilant before consuming any fruit drink. Although they urged residents not to panic, they advised them to check the expiry dates of drinks. T...
Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 
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Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 

Hip Hop icon, DMX has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life. Recall the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was hospitalized at White Plains Hospital last Friday after suffering a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack and is "facing serious health issues. He was reported without oxygen for like 30 minutes while unconscious when police arrived on the scene on April 2 and transported him to the Hospital. The rapper was scheduled for critical brain function tests today to determine the decision that his family will have to make. But it has now been revealed that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. According to VladTV, X’s manager Steve Rifkind said he tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospital. The posi...
Strange Illness Kills 1 Student In Sokoto Boarding School, 30 Others Hospitalised
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Strange Illness Kills 1 Student In Sokoto Boarding School, 30 Others Hospitalised

At least one student has been confirmed dead following the outbreak of a yet to be identified disease at the Government Girls College Sokoto. Sources had earlier claimed that the outbreak at the school is meningitis and have killed unspecified number of students, But the Director Public Health at the Sokoto state Ministry of Health, Ahmed Abdulrahman dismissed the claim. Mr. Abdulrahman who confirmed to newsmen in a telephone interview that over thirty students were admitted at the state owned Specialist hospital as a result of the outbreak. He said the reported death student was not part of the students admitted in the state owned hospital. According to him, all thirty students admitted were treated and discharged, and the state ministry of health have taken samples fro...
‘Back With My Full Chest’ – Dorathy Speaks On Health After Being Rushed To Hospital
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‘Back With My Full Chest’ – Dorathy Speaks On Health After Being Rushed To Hospital

Big Brother Naija season 5 first runner-up Dorathy Bachor has spoken on good health being a blessing after she was recently hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment. The 24-year-old fell ill in the early hours of October 2. Her sister Cynthia Bachor said via Twitter that she was rushed to the hospital. “Good health and good sense are one of life’s greatest blessings����,” Dorathy wrote in an Instagram post on Monday after she got back on her feet. In a now edited post, Dorathy had thanked her fans for their prayers while she was away, writing “Thank you DExploras� for praying me back to my feet. Your love is powerful, and I do not take it for granted. I’m back with my full chest and wide smile ��.” The reality TV star did not reveal why she was hospitalised.   ...
Iraqi Football Legend Ahmad Radhi Dies After Battling COVID-19
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Iraqi Football Legend Ahmad Radhi Dies After Battling COVID-19

The 56-year-old former forward had been hospitalised last week in Baghdad before his condition deteriorated on Sunday Iraqi football legend Ahmed Radhi has died as a result of complications after he was diagnosed with COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, the Iraqi health ministry has said. Radhi, 56, had been hospitalised last week in Baghdad after testing positive for the virus but had checked out on Thursday after his condition improved. He relapsed a few hours later and was readmitted to the hospital. He died early on Sunday. Iraqis joined a funeral procession to honour the former footballer in the Iraqi capital on Sunday morning. In video footage released on local media outlets, dozens of men were seen gathered around an ambula...
Bandits Kill 21 in Zamfara Village
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Bandits Kill 21 in Zamfara Village

Gunmen who struck in some villages in Maru and Talata Mafara Local Government Areas of Zamfara State, left 21 people dead and 12 others injured. Spokesman of the state police command, Mohammed Shehu confirmed the attacks in Tungar Malan, Manyan Karaje, Tungar Arne, Dangodon Maiyakane, Dangodon Mai Masallaci and Boleke villages in Maru Local Government between the 2nd and 3rd of June, 2020. He said the bandits stormed the village with an intention of rustling cows and started shooting sporadically after being confronted by members of a militia group known as “YAN SAKAI”. This resulted in the death of 15 people and also left 7 people hospitalized over injuries they sustained. An attack in Gidan Dan Kani, Tungar lauti, Inwala and Dangodo in Talata Mafara Local Government also res...
Russia’s Minister of Culture, Olga Lyubimova Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Russia’s Minister of Culture, Olga Lyubimova Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Russia's Minister of Culture, Olga Lyubimova has tested positive for Coronavirus just after the country's Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and Construction Minister Vladimir Yakushev were hospitalised with the virus. Lyubimova's spokesperson, Anna Usacheva said on Wednesday May 6, that she has mild symptoms and is now working from home after being diagnosed with the disease. The statement reads in part;   “The head of the Ministry of Culture, Olga Lyubimova, is working from home. She has tested positive for COVID. “The minister is at home, she holds working meetings in the format of video conferences, she takes parts in online meetings and negotiations. “She has mild symptoms. Hospitalisation is out of the question." Ms Lyubimova, a former journalist and docum...
2 Inmates Scape, Six Shot at Sapele Prison
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2 Inmates Scape, Six Shot at Sapele Prison

A jailbreak was recorded on Tuesday April 29, at the Nigerian Correctional Service custodial centre in Sapele, Delta State, few days after the same facility was set on fire by inmates who were protesting against an alleged ill-treatment. The inmates had protested against the amnesty which was granted to some inmates of the facility by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. They described it as ‘selective amnesty’, insisting they all deserved equal treatment as prisoners. 2 inmates successfully escaped from the facility, while 6 others were shot and rushed to Sapele Central Hospital for treatment. Daily Trust reported that the unidentified inmates escaped through the wall of the women wing of the Sapele facility. A security personnel who confirmed the incident said; "The prisoners are tota...
A Priest who Gave People Communion and Shook Hands with Over 500 People Test Positive to Coronavirus
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A Priest who Gave People Communion and Shook Hands with Over 500 People Test Positive to Coronavirus

According to reports, a priest in D.C who shared holy communion and shook hands with over 500 people, tested positive to corovirus Furthermore, the priest became the patient zero in Washington DC In a letter addressed to the congregation this week, the reverend, Timothy Cole identified himself as the person Furthermore, he received his diagnosis report after a week he distributed communion and shook hands with people. The mayor, Muriel Bowser spoke to press on Monday stating: Rev. Timothy Cole is hospitalised. Furthermore, he said any members of the church in contact with the reverend from Feb. 24 to March 3rd should quarantine themselves
Pele Is ‘Embarrassed’ To Leave His House Due To His Health
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Pele Is ‘Embarrassed’ To Leave His House Due To His Health

Legendary footballer Pele is reportedly too embarrassed to leave his house due to his declining health - according to his son. The Brazilian legend is regarded as one of the world's greatest ever players and had been hospitalised last year with a urinary infection. He also requires a walking frame and has made numerous public appearances in a wheelchair due to a hip issue. His son Edinho told Brazilian outlet TV Globo: "He is very sheepish, reclusive." "Imagine, he's the King, he was always such an imposing figure and today he can't walk properly," Edinho explained. "He's embarrassed, he doesn't want to go out, be seen, or do practically anything that involves leaving the house. "He's pretty fragile. He had a hip replacement and didn't have adequate or ideal rehabili...
Emir Sanusi Asked To Be Osinbajo’s VP When Buhari Was Sick – Junaid Mohammed
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Emir Sanusi Asked To Be Osinbajo’s VP When Buhari Was Sick – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, a second republic lawmaker, says Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, lobbied for the position of vice-president when President Muhammadu Buhari was hospitalised in London. Osinbajo presided over the country when Buhari treated an undisclosed ailment in London in 2017. Speaking with TheInterview, Mohammed said the emir asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to consider him for the nation’s number two position in the event that the president dies. The former lawmaker also alleged that Sanusi met with some south-west leaders to canvass support for a presidential candidate aside Buhari. “Once Buhari was sick, very sick in England, he went to Osinbajo, this current Emir Sanusi; he was sure that Buhari was going to die. And if Buhari dies, he would like Osinbajo to ...
Bandits Killed two Health Workers and Injure two Others Supervising Polio Vaccination in Zamfara
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Bandits Killed two Health Workers and Injure two Others Supervising Polio Vaccination in Zamfara

Suspected bandits shot dead two health workers attached to Makosa village in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State for polio vaccine. The two health workers whose names were given as Lawali Suleiman and Aliyu Mohammed popularly known as Aliyu Invitation (pictured) were on duty supervising a polio vaccination centre on Tuesday, when a group of armed bandits stormed the village and headed to the centre where the immunisation was taking place. It was gathered that the bandits stormed the village around 2.30 p.m. and headed to the Primary Health Center where the polio vaccination was going on and ordered everyone to surrender their belongings. According to reports, the health workers refused to surrender their handsets. This provoked the bandits and they opened fire on the ...
Bauchi State Governor, Governor Bala Mohammed Hospitalised In London
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Bauchi State Governor, Governor Bala Mohammed Hospitalised In London

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Muhammed has been hospitalized in London for an undisclosed illness. A statement signed by Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado and made available to newsmen yesterday in Bauchi, quoted a special message sent to the people of the state by the governor from his hospital bed in London ahead of the supreme court hearing of the appeal against his election as the governor of the state. “I am in hospital in London but we strongly believe that Allah is sufficient for us and He is Able and Capable to give us victory! Cheers, success shall be ours InshaAllah! Cheers to you all.” The statement reaffirmed the administration’s commitment to the lofty ideals of new Bauchi Movement, pledged to lead with justice, equ...
Brazil’s President hospitalised after fall at palace
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Brazil’s President hospitalised after fall at palace

Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro was hospitalized Monday after an accident at his home in Brasilia, the latest health scare for the 64-year-old. “President Jair Bolsonaro fell at the Alvorada Palace. He was treated by the medical team of the Presidency of the Republic and taken to the Armed Forces Hospital,” a presidential spokesman said in a statement published by the G1 news portal. According to the statement, Bolsonaro was given a cranial CT scan, “which did not detect any changes.” Institutional Security Minister Augusto Heleno arrived at the hospital shortly after the presidential convoy and told Globo television that Bolsonaro “is fine,” but must remain under observation.
Miley Cyrus ‘has vocal cord surgery and will require several weeks of silence’
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Miley Cyrus ‘has vocal cord surgery and will require several weeks of silence’

Miley Cyrus has undergone surgery on her vocal cords and will have to remain silent for weeks. The 26-year-old was hospitalised last month with tonsillitis but was forced to return to hospital this week. People magazine reported the Wrecking Ball singer has 'now left the hospital' after undergoing surgery. A source told the site: "When Cyrus was hospitalised for tonsillitis last month, she discovered a separate issue with her vocal cords, which she had unknowingly had for years. "After learning of the issue, Cyrus was told she would need to have surgery before the end of the year, and that the recovery process would include several weeks of silence."
Majek Fashek ‘Is Critically Sick And Hospitalised In London’, Manager Confirms
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Majek Fashek ‘Is Critically Sick And Hospitalised In London’, Manager Confirms

Reggae legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known by his stage name Majek Fashek has been hospitalised at Queen’s Hospital, London. The singer’s manager, Uzoma Day Omenka has confirmed the report that the singer is gravely ill and receiving treatment at the hospital in London, England. According to Omenka, Majek Fashek took ill last month and was rushed to London on August 24, 2019, after a brief admission at a Lagos hospital. He further stated that a notable Nigerian known for his philanthropic gestures has promised to take care of his medical bill but does not wish to have his name revealed. “Although, his medical bill for the surgery has been taken care by this notable Nigerian. I don’t want to mention his name, but we have serious issues with day to day upkeep. As I spe...
August Alsina hospitalized, down with auto immune disease
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August Alsina hospitalized, down with auto immune disease

American singer, August Alsina, 26, has been hospitalized after losing the ability to walk. In an Instagram post on Monday, August shared the news with his many followers: “Hiiii guys!! ?It’s me, being my most awesome, weirdly great self. ??‍♂️I’m here with the stitch ? & to also apologize for not being able to make the essence fest gig last night. I take my career & your time very seriously & the fact that you guys show up for me, endlessly. Means the world! I’m man down right now, & figured I should share.. that. “My auto immune disease is raging, but im fighting this thing & on my mission to shake back & beable to make it up to you! I got so much ?NEW NEW? to share w/ you!!!..& Big Love to give. ❤️ Big Life, Big Dreams & every peaceful thing to y...
Brazil Legend Pele Successfully UndergoesSurgery to Remove Kidney Stone
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Brazil Legend Pele Successfully UndergoesSurgery to Remove Kidney Stone

Brazilian football legend, Pele has successfully undergone surgery for the removal of a kidney stone in a Sao Paulo hospital. The Albert Einstein Hospital said on its website on Saturday that Pele's surgery was successful but did not provide additional details. According to Daily Mail, the 78-year-old was hospitalised in Brazil on April 2 after spending five days in a Paris hospital with a urinary infection. Pele, who is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time won the World Cup three times and has claimed to have scored 1281 goals in 1363 games during his playing career.
Christian Chukwu Is Not A Destitute Old Man – Enugu State Government
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Christian Chukwu Is Not A Destitute Old Man – Enugu State Government

The truth about Enugu State Government's commitment to Christian Chukwu's health challenges, by Ogbuagu Anikwe, Commissioner for Information. Press Release CHRISTIAN CHUKWU IS NOT A DESTITUTE OLD MAN The Enugu State Government has so far been restrained in its reaction to the spate of misinformation and outright lies promoted by a friend of the iconic Enugu Rangers player, Mr. Christian Chukwu who is ill and has been hospitalised. This restraint is out of respect to the wishes of both the Chukwu family and the request of his doctors who wanted a space to quietly deal with the emergency situation that brought Chukwu to hospital on a stretcher. Today, however, Chairman Chukwu is walking with a stick and has granted interviews to the BBC and a couple of local media. It is on the str...
Teacher Hospitalised After Irate Parent  Beat Her With Umbrella
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Teacher Hospitalised After Irate Parent Beat Her With Umbrella

A 52-year-old teacher has been hospitalised and is in a serious condition after allegedly being beaten by a parent at a school in Tlhatlaganyane, outside Rustenburg, South Africa. Grade three teacher Mpuseng Sepotokele was allegedly beaten by the pregnant woman at Leema Primary School. According to Sepotokele's son, Tlhalefang, his mother found the parent at the school gate upon arrival and was beaten with an umbrella after being accused of assaulting the woman's child. "My mother called me around eight in the morning saying I should come to the school as she was assaulted. I rushed there to find her in the staff room in bad shape. She said a parent beat her at the school gates for no reason. Right now I don't know if I want her going back to that school," he said while ...
Angry Chinese Man Cuts Off Four of His Fingers during an Argument With his Wife
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Angry Chinese Man Cuts Off Four of His Fingers during an Argument With his Wife

A man in north-west China has been hospitalised after he chopped off four of his fingers during a heated argument with his wife at home. The furious husband grabbed a knife and cut off his fingers out of rage during the fight at their home in Lanzhou, Gansu province. The man's horrified wife immediately rushed him to hospital, where doctors were able to reattach the severed finger on his left hand. The 35-year-old man told video news site Pear from his hospital bed that he cut off his fingers out of rage in an attempt to 'let off steam'. 'I knew I shouldn't hit or hurt my wife, so I grabbed the large knife behind me and chopped off my fingers. I did a stupid thing' he said. 'The patient's left index, middle, ring and little fingers were completely severed. There was ser...
Woman Shoots 3 Daughters Dead, Then Kills Self
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Woman Shoots 3 Daughters Dead, Then Kills Self

A mother has shot her 3 daughters dead after taking them into the wood. Abrianne Moore reportedly got a fake doctor’s report so the girls could have a day-off at school before driving them into the woods and killed them before turning the gun on herself outside her boyfriend’s house. Her daughters Alaina Rau, 2, Cassidy Rodery, 6, and Kyrie Rodery, 8, were killed with a hunting rifle. She lured them out of the car one by one in woods behind their great-grandparents’ home in Kent County, Michigan, then shot them. After shooting them, their bodies were put into the back of her car and she drove to the home of her baby daddy – Kyrie’s father – where she killed herself in a suspected murder-suicide. He returned nearly two hours later and found the bodies last Monday. Sherif...
India Toxic Alcohol Deaths Rise to 143
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India Toxic Alcohol Deaths Rise to 143

India toxic alcohol deaths have risen to 143, after at least 45 more workers died in northeastern India from the latest mass alcohol poisoning. The deaths in Assam state came less than two weeks after tainted liquor killed around 100 people in the northern states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. At least 200 others were still hospitalised across Assam. “A total of 85 people have died in Golaghat district due to consumption (of toxic alcohol),” Dhiren Hazarika, deputy commissioner of the worst affected region, told AFP. “Another 100 are undergoing treatment in the district. The rush of new patients has (only) slowed down today afternoon,” he added. Roshni Korati, deputy commissioner of the neighbouring Jorhat district, told AFP that the death toll in the district had reached...
Toxic alcohol kills 69 in India, hundreds hospitalised
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Toxic alcohol kills 69 in India, hundreds hospitalised

Sixty-nine workers have died and at least 200 others have been hospitalised in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, officials said Saturday, in the latest case of alcohol poisoning in the country. “We have recorded the death of 50 persons in Golaghat since Thursday night,” Dhiren Hazarika, deputy commissioner of Golaghat district in Assam state, told AFP. Another official from the neighbouring district of Jorhat said that 19 people had died there after consuming a batch of “spurious liquor”. The deaths came less than two weeks after tainted liquor killed about 100 people in the northern states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The victims, who include many women, worked at local tea estates in the region. “The people came to the hospital with severe vomiting, extr...
Stella Damasus Shows Support to Attacked EMPIRE Actor Jussie Smollet
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Stella Damasus Shows Support to Attacked EMPIRE Actor Jussie Smollet

Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus has shown support to actor Jussie Smollett who is currently hospitalized. The actor got hospitalized after he was attacked by two men who changed homophobic slur as they put a noose round his neck. Police report also show that the men used chemical substance on the Jussie Smollet. Reacting to the news, Stella Damasus expressed rage at the attack as she called for justice to be served Stella Damasus wrote on IG: “I don’t care what you believe in or what your own preference is. You have no right to attack another human being because of their own choices. The attack on @jussiesmollett breaks my heart and it’s unacceptable. He is an amazing actor, a wonderful human being who was minding his own business. The attackers must be brought to justice...
Tonto Dikeh  Stands With Gay Actor Jussie Smollet By Disregarding The Bible
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Tonto Dikeh Stands With Gay Actor Jussie Smollet By Disregarding The Bible

Actress Tonto Dikeh has disregarded the Bible by showing support to gay actor Jussie Smollet who got hospitalized after he was attacked by two men. Reports say the two men chanted homophobic slur as they attacked Jussie Smollet who starred in the hit series EMPIRE. Reacting to the situation, Tonto Dikeh said she stands with him and showered him love and light. Tonto Dikeh, who professes to be a born again Christian, also stated that she sides with the gay actor regardless of what the Bible says about homosexuality. She wrote: “Sending you Love and Light.. No one should suffer because they love differently.. I know what the Bible says about this, AND I ALSO KNOW WHAT THAT SAME BIBLE SAYS ABOUT THE OTHER SINS WE(YOU AND I) COMMIT SHAMELESSLY.. #say no to homophobia We love you...
Bobrisky Rains Insults As He Reacts to the Attack On Jussie Smollet
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Bobrisky Rains Insults As He Reacts to the Attack On Jussie Smollet

Nigerian Cross-dresser, Bobrisky has reacted to the attack on actor Jussie Smollet who starred as a gay singer in the hit series EMPIRE. The actor was attacked by two men who chanted homophobic slurs at him as they put a noose around his neck. Police also say the two men used chemical substance on Jussie Smollet who has now been hospitalized. Reacting to the incident, Bobrisky labelled the act as wicked. “Heartbroken, Don’t even have the words right now!! How inhumane but it’s no surprise as the hearts of men are desperately wicked.. Sending you love and light, Get well soon.. No man deserves to be judged just because he sins differently!! May the angels protect you, You are loved”, he wrote. One social media user chipped in by asking why he’s bothered by the guy’s predicamen...
Jussie Smollet Of EMPIRE Hospitalized After Being Attacked And Beaten
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Jussie Smollet Of EMPIRE Hospitalized After Being Attacked And Beaten

Jussie Smollet, who starred in the hit series Empire, has been hospitalized after he was beaten by two men. A police report stated that the actor was attacked with chemical substance by the men who put a noose around his neck. The two men also chanted racial and homophobic slurs at Jussie Smollet and shouted “this is MAGA country”. Fox have issued a statement in which they expressed sadness at the attack on the member of the cast of their show. “We are deeply saddened and outraged to learn that a member of our EMPIRE family, Jussie Smollett, was viciously attacked last night. We send our love to Jussie, who is resilient and strong, and we will work with law enforcement to bring these perpetrators to justice. The entire studio, network and production stands united in the face of ...
Ogusbaba’s Wife Hospitalized After a Disturbing Instagram Post
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Ogusbaba’s Wife Hospitalized After a Disturbing Instagram Post

Comedian, Ogusbaba‘s wife, Onome is currently hospitalized and unconscious after she made a disturbing post on her Instagram page. According to Instablog9ja, the incident happened some minutes ago, shortly after sharing a disturbing post on Instagram and warning that no one should call her. She wrote on her Instagram page; Now I know why people commit suicide I am really heart broken Ending the post with a warning that no one should call her. This post left a lot of people worried about her and an inside source told Instablog9ja that Onome has refused to pick several calls prompting people to rush down to her house, only to find her unconscious. Comedian Bovi has since rushed her to a hospital inside Chevy estate, Lekki, Lagos, where doctors are making efforts to revi...
Sex Workers Clash Over Clients in Ikeja, Lagos
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Sex Workers Clash Over Clients in Ikeja, Lagos

Two sex workers clashed and engaged in a public brawl over clients in Ikeja area of Lagos, the fight later led to one of them being hospitalized. According to reports, the sex workers identified as, Charity and Joy went to Ikeja in search for clients and when a particular client eventually arrived in the evening, they struggled to win his attention and in the process has a disagreement which made the client to drive off. The matter did’t end there as the disagreement degenerated to physical fighting between them in the public glare. During the public brawl, Charity used a sharp object to injure Joy and she was rushed to an undisclosed hospital. The matter was reported to the police at Ikeja Division and Charity was arrested. After interrogation, the police found her culpabl...
President Of Gabon, Ali Bongo Hospitalised After Suffering ‘Severe Fatigue’
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President Of Gabon, Ali Bongo Hospitalised After Suffering ‘Severe Fatigue’

President Ali Bongo of Gabon has been taken into medical care after suffering a bout of exhaustion during a trip to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, four days after he was hospitalised.   The President’s spokesman Ike Ngouoni said in a statement that the 59-year-old leader was in the Saudi capital for a flagship economic forum when he fell ill. “The doctors who assessed him said he is suffering from severe fatigue due to extremely high levels of activity in recent months,” he said.   Bongo is feeling better and has been told to rest, Ngouoni added, while calling for “vigilance” against “fake news” following false reports of his death. A Cameroon TV station had announced live on air on Saturday that the Gabon president had died, without providing any evidence, he said. &nb...
Selena Gomez Receiving Mental Treatment After ‘Emotional Meltdown’
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Selena Gomez Receiving Mental Treatment After ‘Emotional Meltdown’

Selena Gomez is reportedly receiving treatment after suffering an "emotional breakdown". The 26-year-old singer - who underwent a kidney transplant last year - has been hospitalised twice in the last two weeks, with the first coming after she became despondent and emotional when she was revealed to have had an "alarmingly low" white blood cell count. Sources told TMZ a family member took Selena to Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, and though the 'Wolves' singer was released a few days later, she was readmitted late last week because her low blood cell count hadn't changed and it had sent Selena into a downward emotional spiral. The 'Bad Liar' hitmaker tried to leave shortly afterwards but was told she couldn't, prompting Selena to have a "meltdown" and "freak out" as she...
Ex-Minister Of Information, John Odey Is Dead
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Ex-Minister Of Information, John Odey Is Dead

A former minister of Information, John Odey has died, leaving family and friends in a very heartbroken mood. John Odey has died Mr. John Odey, a former minister in the Ministry of Information and Ministry of Environment, has died in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday Punch reports. Odey was said to have died on Sunday after being hospitalised for several weeks over suspected cancer. The former minister was reportedly flown to Dubai following deterioration in his health after battling with cancer for a long time. In his reaction, Governor Ben Ayade, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, expressed shock and sadness over the death of the former minister, adding that the news of his demise was depressing. He described Odey’s depar...
Meet The Footballer Who Lost Half His Skull In Brutal Attack That Left Him In Coma For 24 Days (Photos)
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Meet The Footballer Who Lost Half His Skull In Brutal Attack That Left Him In Coma For 24 Days (Photos)

The story has been told of the young footballer who lost half his skull in a brutal street attack that left him in a coma for many days. Kristian lost half his skull in an unprovoked street attack A footballer lost half his skull in a horrific attack which left him in a coma for 24 days. Kristian Speake, 27, was the victim of an unprovoked attack at night in Haverfordwest which hospitalised him for months. He was taken to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, where he was put in an induced coma. He was hospitalised for months due to the head injury Doctors performed brain surgery and two eye operations on Kristian, as well as fitting a titanium plate in his head. After months of therapy he has made a full recovery. Police arrested a 26-year-old man ...
Senate President, Bukola Saraki & Others Arrive National Hospital To See Dino Melaye
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Senate President, Bukola Saraki & Others Arrive National Hospital To See Dino Melaye

Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, and other senators have arrived the National Hospital to see Senator Dino Melaye who was hospitalised after jumping out of a moving police vehicle. The senators arrived at 1:29 p.m. in three buses shortly after suspending plenary for the same purpose. All senators at plenary made the trip to National Hospital. The lawmakers are currently in the Board Room of National Hospital where they are to see Senator Dino Melaye.
1 Died, 3 Hospitalised For Eating Poisonous Cassava In Jigawa
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1 Died, 3 Hospitalised For Eating Poisonous Cassava In Jigawa

An 11-year-old boy, Shehu Abubakar, while three others of the same family have been admitted at Duste General Hospital, in Jigawa State after eating poisonous cassava.   Shehu Abubakar, a primary school pupil died immediately after police rushed them to the hospital for medical attention.   While the remaining three, 13-years-old Audu Garba, 10-year-old Adamu Gambo and 7-year-Old Bashir Garba are still in the hospital fighting for their lives.   The tragic incident happened when the boys bought a poisonous cassava from the market to quench their hunger at Kudanci quarters in Shiwarin ward of Kiyawa Local Government Area.   Jigawa state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Audu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.   He explained...
Kwara Now Free From Cholera Infection – Commissioner
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Kwara Now Free From Cholera Infection – Commissioner

Alhaji Atolagbe Alege, the Kwara Commissioner for Health on Monday confirmed that the state was now 100 per cent free from cholera infection and other communicable diseases. Alege made the confirmation in llorin while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the fate of six residents of llorin who were afflicted with cholera a week ago. He said that the state government had combed all parts of the state with the aim of eliminating cholera outbreak, which he noted had yielded positive result. Alege said that the outbreak of cholera had not claimed any life in any part of the state, adding that all the six victims of the disease had been discharged from hospital. The commissioner said that the four hospitals designated by the state government for the treatment of the cho...
Teenage Girl Shot By Israeli Forces In Meto Dovan Dies
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Teenage Girl Shot By Israeli Forces In Meto Dovan Dies

A Palestinian teenage girl who was shot by Israeli forces on Thursday after an alleged stabbing attack outside a Jewish-only settlement in the occupied West Bank has died, a hospital official said on Friday. A spokesperson for the Hadera-based Hillel Yaffe medical centre, where 15-year-old Nouf Iqab Abd el-Jabber Enfeat was being treated, told Al Jazeera that the teen "was critically injured when she came in and she died from her wounds this morning". The incident took place at the entrance of the Meto Dovan settlement in the northern occupied West Bank. A soldier was "lightly injured", an Israeli army spokesperson told Al Jazeera by phone. Defence for Children International - Palestine (DCIP), a human rights group, told Al Jazeera it had opened an investigation into Enfeat's case...
Gabriel Suswam’s Sickness Stalls Corruption Trial
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Gabriel Suswam’s Sickness Stalls Corruption Trial

The absence on May 9, 2017, of Gabriel Suswam, a former Benue State governor before a Federal High Court, Abuja, stalled his ongoing trial, as his counsel, Ahmed Raji, SAN, told the court that he was on admission at a hospital. "Suswam fell ill after he was released by the Department of State Services, DSS, on May 8," Raji told Justice A.R. Mohammed, who is presiding over the nine-count charge brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against him, and his then Commissioner of Finance, Omodachi Okolobia, for allegedly diverting N3.1 billion state funds. While presenting the medical report to the court, Raji urged the trial judge to grant an adjournment to allow his client time to recuperate so that he would be present in court for the continuation of his trial. ...
21-Year-Old Lady Gang-Raped In Lagos By 5 Men On Her Way To Work
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21-Year-Old Lady Gang-Raped In Lagos By 5 Men On Her Way To Work

A 21-year old lady (name withheld) has been hospitalised after she was gang-raped by five men on her way to work. The incident happened at Irawo area of Owode Onirin in Ikorodu, Lagos. P.M.EXPRESS gathered that the victim suffered her fate while going to work as early as 5.30am to beat traffic on that day. While she was heading to the bus terminal, she was suddenly attacked by the suspects who took her to an open corner, forced to remove her pant and was raped in turns without any protection from anywhere. Our correspondent learnt that after the dastardly act, she was allowed to go and the suspects disappeared. The victim returned home to inform her parents of what happened. The matter was reported to the police who took the victim to the scene and she was able to identif...
Fulani Herdsman Murders Farmer In Oyo Over Cattle
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Fulani Herdsman Murders Farmer In Oyo Over Cattle

A Fulani herdsman at the weekend killed his landlord and farmer, Musliu Aliu at Igbeti in the Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State, leading to a heightened tension between the indigenes and the herdsmen in the area. A woman was also stabbed in the stomach and had been hospitalised, while about 19 houses were said to have been razed in the aftermath of the incident. Chairman of Igbeti community, Alhaji Alawode Jimoh Fasina, said the indigenes of the town had warned the deceased not to accommodate the herdsman who has many cows in the area. He said: “Aliu went to his farm where he had preserved some yam seedlings for planting. But the cows ate some tubers of yam, which resorted into a quarrel between them. The herdsman accused the deceased of poisoning his cows, who he said were discharging b...
Breaking: Olisa Metuh Collapses Inside Church, Hospitalised
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Breaking: Olisa Metuh Collapses Inside Church, Hospitalised

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, is on admission at the National Hospital Abuja, after he collapsed during church service on Sunday. His lawyer, Mr. Onyechi Ikpeazu (SAN), told a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday that Metuh was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed while rising to sing in his church in Abuja on Sunday. The lawyer told the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang this, while giving reasons for the absence of Metuh from court, where the ex-spokesperson for the PDP, is being prosecuted along with his company, Destra Investment Limited, for offences relating to separate transactions of N400m and $2m. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is prosecuting Metuh and Destra Investment Limited on seven counts, includin...
Former Portuguese Leader Mario Soares Dies
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Former Portuguese Leader Mario Soares Dies

Mario Soares, a former prime minister and president of Portugal who helped steer his country toward democracy after a 1974 military coup and grew into a global statesman, has died aged 92. Portugal's Socialist Party, which Soares once led, said he died on Saturday. It did not give further details, but Soares had been hospitalised since December 13. Soares, a moderate Socialist, returned from 12 years of political exile after the so-called Carnation Revolution toppled Portugal's four-decade dictatorship. He was elected prime minister and thwarted Communist Party attempts to bring Portugal under Soviet Union influence during the Cold War. Soares eventually helped guide his country from dictatorship to a place in the European Union. In 1986, he became Portugal's first civ...
Even The Telegraph Is Talking About Kim And Kanye’s Impending Divorce
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Even The Telegraph Is Talking About Kim And Kanye’s Impending Divorce

All it takes is for Kanye West to get hospitalised for temporary psychosis, and rumours to start spreading like wildfire that his wife is thinking about becoming putting “ex” in front of that title. According to The Telegraph – who, like everyone else, got their information from US Weekly – Kim Kardashian is seeking a divorce because she feels “confined” in her marriage. The two have been married for 32 months and, apparently, Kim has been building up a case to gain full custody of her two children, North and Saint. Some more spice: The rumours follow months of reports of tension in the Kardashian-West household, especially after she took her children on holiday to Mexico without the musician in August. The causes behind the reported strife have been variously attributed to jostling...
Julius Agwu’s Manager Dismisses Brain Tumour Relapse Rumours
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Julius Agwu’s Manager Dismisses Brain Tumour Relapse Rumours

Earlier today, August 29, 2016, it was reported that ace comedian, Julius Agwu had been hospitalised in London following a relapse from his brain tumour. GoldMyneTV had reported that he was in a 'bad shape' at a London hospital. However his US manager, Bishop, has reportedly dismissed these reports, stating that the comedian was fine, and that he simply went for a routine check up and bed rest, contrary to the rumours making rounds. Speaking to Pulse, he said "That's not true. It's nothing serious. Julius just went for a checkup. He was grounded on routine visit to the Doctor on Friday because he hadn't been having enough rest as prescribed by the doctor," "He's doing pretty well and might even come over to US to complete his much needed rest and routine doctor's visit," he con...
Orlando gunman ‘Spared Black People In Gay Nightclub Massacre
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Orlando gunman ‘Spared Black People In Gay Nightclub Massacre

A survivor of the Orlando nightclub massacre told how gunman Omar Mateen spared black people "because they had suffered enough". Patience Carter, 20, was partying with two of her friends when the killer stormed in,opened fire and killed 49 people. Patience survived the horrific attack but was hospitalised after being shot - her friend, 18-year-old Akyra Murray, wasn't so lucky. The survivor told how she, Akyra and her cousin Tiara Parker were taken hostage in the bathroom of the club as the mass murderer rampaged through the club.He shot at them through the door of a disabled toilet as they hid with others, reported Mail Online. At one point, he asked them if any of the hostages were black. Patience, who is African-American, told a press conference at Florida Hospital Orlando she wa...

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