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Bournemouth and Wales star, David Brooks diagnosed with cancer
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Bournemouth and Wales star, David Brooks diagnosed with cancer

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

Brazil football legend, Pele, has left the hospital where he was receiving treatment for almost a month. The 80-year-old has a tumour removed from his colon on September 4. However, he has been kept in intensive care after the surgery. “I am so happy to be back at home. I want to thank the entire Albert Einstein Hospital team, who made my stay a pleasant one, with a humane and very affectionate welcome,” Pele posted on his official Instagram The hospital added in a terse statement: “The patient is stable and will continue with chemotherapy.” The tumor was discovered in Pele’s system when he went for routine medical examinations at the end of August. Pele won the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cups, and remains Brazil’s all-time leading scorer with 77 goals in 92 matches....
Update: Christian Eriksen to have pivotal medical examination which will determine whether he can return to playing football after his on-field cardiac arrest at Euro 2020
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Update: Christian Eriksen to have pivotal medical examination which will determine whether he can return to playing football after his on-field cardiac arrest at Euro 2020

Christian Eriksen is set for a pivotal medical examination in Denmark next month which will determine whether the Inter Milan midfielder can return to the playing football. Recall, the 29-year-old collapsed during Denmark's opening Euro 2020 match with Finland in Copenhagen after suffering a cardiac arrest, before being revived on the pitch via urgent CPR treatment. After he was stabilised upon reaching hospital on the night of the incident, Eriksen was fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in his chest to regulate his heartbeat, placing his career into doubt. Italian law states that no person can play sport at any level if they have any significant heart abnormalities, with the country's football governing body revealing in July that Eriksen would ne...
15-year-old girl dies after sex rump with older man
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15-year-old girl dies after sex rump with older man

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

The police operatives attached to Festac Division arrested 43-year-old Jonas Nnubia, pictured above, for defiling his wife's niece (name withheld) at 1st Avenue, L Close, Festac, Lagos State. The victim who was taken to the police station in the company of some officials of the Child Protection Network, Lagos State, alleged that the suspect has defiled her severally and warned her not to disclose his criminal act to anyone. The victim has been taken to the hospital for necessary medical examination and attention in order to assist the police in carrying out their discreet Investigation into the matter. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has directed that ...
Indian police accused of brutalizing and killing Nigerian man
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Indian police accused of brutalizing and killing Nigerian man

The death of a Nigerian man identified as Leohand Lyeanyi has triggered a protest at Outer Ring Road near Vikaspuri, as the Indian police have been accused of having a hand in it. It was alleged that the 43-year-old Nigerian man died in West Delhi’s Tilak Nagar after an alleged brief interaction with a policeman in the early hours of Sunday March 28. The police however denied this by stating that initial medical examination did not reveal any visible external injuries, and had no link to his interaction with a policeman and a home-guard patrolling duty in the area. Urvija Goel, deputy commissioner of police (west) told newsmen that the police were in the process of arresting protesters who allegedly took part in the protest he described as "riot" near Vikaspuri, under the Tila...
Nigerian Goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye Joins Sparta Rotterdam
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Nigerian Goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye Joins Sparta Rotterdam

Nigerian goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, has joined Dutch Club, Sparta Rotterdam on a two-year deal from German side, Fortuna Düsseldorf. Rotterdam made the announcement in a statement via the Club’s official website on Monday. “Sparta Rotterdam has strengthened itself, with the exception of the medical examination, with Maduka Okoye,” a club statement read. “The twenty-year-old goalkeeper comes over from Fortuna Düsseldorf transfer-free and signs for two seasons, with an option for another two years.” Reacting, Okoye, in a post on his Instagram page, said: “Happy to sign for this great and traditional Club! Can’t wait to get started with the new chapter in my career. Proud to be a Spartan!”. Okoye was born to a Nigerian father and a German mother. The 20-year-old started h...
Two men arrested for filming a teenage girl while raping her in Anambra
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Two men arrested for filming a teenage girl while raping her in Anambra

The police in Anambra state have arrested two men for allegedly filming a 12-year old girl while one of them raped her in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the State. The spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this in a statement released on Friday June 19, said one of the suspects, Sunday Akanigbo (30) reportedly raped the victim, while his accomplice, Ikemefuna Muoma (28), was said to be filming the dastardly act. Haruna said both men have confessed to the crime and would be charged to court soon. “On the 18/6/2020 at about 1:45pm, Police operatives attached to Ozubulu Division arrested one Sunday Akanigbo ‘m’ aged 30 years of Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State. Suspect had in the month of April this year allegedly d...
32-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Defiling 7-year-old Girl in Anambra
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32-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Defiling 7-year-old Girl in Anambra

A 32- year -old man has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl at Okpoko near Onitsha. Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement released, gave the identity of the suspect as Chigbo Akpoluobi, a resident of Obodoukwu Road, Nkitaku, Okpoko, Anambra. According to Mohammed, the suspect allegedly lured the victim to his apartment on June 14, to defile her. “On June 16, at about 12: 30p.m., following a tip off, police operatives attached to the Okpoko Division, arrested one Chigbo Akpoluobi for defiling a seven-year -old girl. The scene was visited by police detectives and the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination. Meanwhile, the suspect has voluntarily confessed to ...
20-year-old Man Sentenced to 2 Years Imprisonment for Raping Eight-year-old Girl in Ogun
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20-year-old Man Sentenced to 2 Years Imprisonment for Raping Eight-year-old Girl in Ogun

A twenty-year-old man Musa Anifowose, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by an Ogun State Magistrate for raping an eight-year-old girl. According to the prosecutor, Bukola Abolade, Musa committed the crime on May 1, 2020, around 9am at Number 6 Agbaje street in Sabo, Ijebu Ode in the state. The prosecutor told the court that Musa raped the minor when her mother sent her on an errand. The victim's mother observed bloodstains on her daughter's legs, cloth and private parts when she returned. On inquiry, the victim said it was Musa who violated her. She said he took her to an abandoned building close to an Abattoir where he violated her. “When the victim got home, her mother noticed blood stains on her clothe. Upon enquiry, she told her mother what happened between her ...
Zamfara Police Save Kidnapped Nigerien Citizen
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Zamfara Police Save Kidnapped Nigerien Citizen

Zamfara State police command says it has rescued a Nigerien citizen that was kidnapped by bandits from Niger Republic and brought to Nigeria . The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, said the command was notified that a white Nigerien was seen on a motorcycle with gunmen along Zamfara – Sokoto border . “As the information was received, armed policemen were deployed to comb the axis and into the forest to rescue him.” he said. He further stated that repentant bandits were used by the police to search for the kidnapped Nigerien citizen. Shehu noted that after two days of intensive search in the forest, the victim was discovered in the hands of the bandits and was rescued and brought to Gusau, the state capital . The state police spokesman explained th...
Orphan Stranded In LUTH As He Owes Hospital N600,000
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Orphan Stranded In LUTH As He Owes Hospital N600,000

A 25-year-old orphan, Adeniyi Onalaja, is now hale and hearty, but stranded in the sickbed of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, waiting for means to offset his N600,000 hospital bill. Onalaja, a generator repairer, had undergone a surgery in the stomach on April 4, 2019 at the hospital to get rid of a tumour that weighed him down. City Round learnt that his ordeal started in March when he started experiencing chronic pains in his stomach. He was taken to a hospital at Agbowa, Ikorodu and was later referred to LUTH on April 4, 2019. Upon medical examination, he was advised to go for a scan which revealed that a tumour was growing in his stomach. He was scheduled for an emergency surgery on April 10, 2019 after signing an undertaking that funds would be made avai...
Self-promoted Customs Officer Undergoing Medical Examination
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Self-promoted Customs Officer Undergoing Medical Examination

AN Assistant Superintendent of Customs (ASC) who appeared at Customs headquarters in Abuja yesterday in the uniform of a Deputy Comptroller General (DCG) is undergoing medical examination, it has been learnt. The officer’s name tag reads: Nura Dalhatu Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) spokesman Joseph Attah confirmed this to our reporter. He described the officer as “one not in a right frame of mind”. The ASC was said to have appeared at the Customs headquarters, demanding to take over the office of Controller General. “For those who have seen or may soon see a picture that is being variously misinterpreted, what happened was that an Assistant Superintendent of Customs (ASC) came to the office today wearing the rank of a Deputy Comptroller General.” “From questions and an...
Bank Staff Gives Birth In Aba Market
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Bank Staff Gives Birth In Aba Market

Mrs Dominic Onyenweife, a female staff of one of the commercial banks in Aba, Abia State, has miraculously delivered a baby girl at the popular Cemetery/Eziukwu market without the assistance of medical personnel. The owner of the yet- to- be completed five storey plaza where Onyenweife delivered the baby, Mr. Samuel Amadike, happily offered to sponsor the education of the new born to university level. Amadike described the birth of the child as good omen to his family. He wondered what the story could have been if the mother or the child had lost their lives during labour. ”I thank God that the mother and the child are alive. I was told about the good news and when I came, I asked that the mother and the baby be taken to any hospital for proper medical examination. “But the ...

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