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Chelsea Midfielder Bakayoko Undergoes Napoli Medical Before Loan Move
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Chelsea Midfielder Bakayoko Undergoes Napoli Medical Before Loan Move

Chelsea’s French international midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko arrived in Rome on Sunday for a medical ahead of a loan move to Napoli, according to multiple media reports in Italy. The 26-year-old spent last season on loan at Ligue 1 side Monaco, having played for AC Milan during the 2018-2019 season, then coached by Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso. Bakayoko, who joined Chelsea in 2017 after three seasons with Monaco, will undergo medical tests in the Italian capital before a one-season loan move. Napoli is expected to take on two million euros ($2.3 million) of the player’s annual 3.5 million salary, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport. Bakayoko, who has one cap for France, will join up with his new teammates on Monday morning.
Striker Suarez departs Barcelona for Atletico Madrid
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Striker Suarez departs Barcelona for Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of striker Luis Suarez from La Liga rivals Barcelona. The 33 year old Uruguay international signed a two-year contract with the club on Friday after passing his medical. The 33-year-old joined Barca from Liverpool in 2014, winning the Champions League title in his first season in Spain.
Morata set for Juventus medical ahead of loan return with €45m option to buy from Atletico Madrid
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Morata set for Juventus medical ahead of loan return with €45m option to buy from Atletico Madrid

The 27-year-old enjoyed two productive seasons in Turin and is now set to join former team-mate Andrea Pirlo's rebuild at the club Alvaro Morata is on the verge of completing a return to Juventus from Atletico Madrid, sources have confirmed to Goal. The 27-year-old, who played for Juve from 2014-16, should undergo a medical on Tuesday ahead of an initial loan move. Juventus are set to pay a loan fee of €9 million (£8m/$11m), with an option to buy for €45m (£41m/$53m).
Vidal set for Inter medical as Barcelona sanction €1m sale
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Vidal set for Inter medical as Barcelona sanction €1m sale

The Chilean midfielder will travel to Milan tonight ahead of his move to Serie A from La Liga for what looks to be a bargain price Arturo Vidal will today travel to Milan ahead of a move from Barcelona to Inter for just €1 million (£900,000/$1.2m) plus bonuses, Goal can confirm. The midfielder will complete a medical in Milan on Monday and could be confirmed as a player for Antonio Conte's side later that day, as he swaps La Liga for Serie A. An agreement has been in place between the clubs for a few days and Vidal has been waiting to fly out to Italy, but issues with the contract took longer than expected to resolve. Now, however, the path has been cleared for the Chilean international to move to Inter on a two-year deal.
Obinna Nwobodo: Goztepe sign Nigerian midfielder
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Obinna Nwobodo: Goztepe sign Nigerian midfielder

The Nigeria youth international has become the latest acquisition by the Gursel Aksel Stadium outfit after successful medicals Turkish Super Lig side Goztepe have announced the signing of Obinna Nwobodo from Hungarian club Ujpest. The former Nigeria U20 midfielder has signed a three-year deal with the Gursel Aksel Stadium outfit after successful medicals with the club. Nwobodo will link up with his compatriot and 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner Brown Ideye, who also arrived at the club this summer.
Arsenal to complete Ceballos transfer as Real Madrid star arrives for medical
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Arsenal to complete Ceballos transfer as Real Madrid star arrives for medical

The Spain international will spend a second successive season on loan with the Gunners having impressed in the second half of the 2019-20 campaign Dani Ceballos will soon be announced as an Arsenal player again after arriving in England to undergo a medical and complete his return to the Gunners. The Spain international will spend a second successive season on loan with Mikel Arteta’s side having rejected several offers to go elsewhere during the summer. It is understood that Arsenal will cover all of the 24-year-old’s wages while he is north London and that the deal does not include an obligation to buy at the end of the campaign.
Matt Doherty In For Spurs’ Medical As Diego Costa Set To Reunites With Mourinho
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Matt Doherty In For Spurs’ Medical As Diego Costa Set To Reunites With Mourinho

Matt Doherty is expected to undergo Tottenham medical as Jose Mourinho side are in top gear to bolster their team ahead of the 2020/2021 Premier League campaign. Having defeated Reading on Friday in the pre-season as they continue their preparations for the 2020/21 Premier League campaign, Spurs are looking for major improvements after finishing sixth last term in the league and failing to qualify for the Champions League. Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg became Tottenham’s first signing of the summer but the club are about to land their second this weekend. Matt Doherty ‘s medical at Tottenham is set for today as the 28-year-old moves a step close to his transfer switch from Wolves. Spurs and Wolves have already agreed terms and he will undergo final checks today ahead of the move. ...
Silva To Undergo Chelsea Medical Thursday
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Silva To Undergo Chelsea Medical Thursday

Brazilian defender Thiago Silva is due to undergo a medical at Chelsea on Thursday – despite last-ditch efforts by Paris Saint-Germain to offer him a new deal. The finishing touches to an offer have been agreed between Chelsea and the 35-year old in the past 48 hours. PSG manager Thomas Tuchel remains a huge advocate of Silva – and has continued this week to try to keep the former AC Milan defender in Ligue 1 for a ninth season. However Silva’s fellow Brazilian, PSG’s sporting director Leonardo, does not share Tuchel’s plan and wants Silva to leave.
Gabriel Set For Arsenal Medical After Gunners Agree £22.6m Fee With Lille
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Gabriel Set For Arsenal Medical After Gunners Agree £22.6m Fee With Lille

Arsenal look set to complete the signing of Gabriel Magalhaes with the defender set to undergo a medical today. According to The Telegraph , Arsenal have won the race to land the in-demand Lille centre-back having agreed a £22.6million fee. It is claimed they have now agreed a five-year deal with the 22-year-old defender - and further reports claim he is set to finalise the deal with his medical. But coronavirus restrictions mean his medical is expected to take place in France before he completes his Premier League move, unless he can gain special exemption to avoid 14-day quarantine and undergo the tests in London. Magalhaes has been heavily linked with Napoli, who have also had a bid accepted. The young Brazilian has spent the week deliberating his future with offers ...
Willian Undergoes Medical at Arsenal
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Willian Undergoes Medical at Arsenal

Brazil winger, Willian, has reportedly undergone his medical at Arsenal on Monday, after confirming on Sunday he is leaving Chelsea. According to The Telegraph, Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, made a special request to the club’s board and asked them to “specifically” sign Willian, despite his age. Arteta is said to be a big fan of the 32-year-old and strongly believes that he will improve the Gunners next season. DAILY POST recalls that Willian had announced he is leaving Chelsea after seven years at Stamford Bridge. The former Shakhtar Donetsk star confirmed his exit in an open letter to fans on Sunday. Arsenal had since made a formal three-year contract offer to Willian worth over £100,000-a-week.
Indian Passenger Dies on Board Evacuation Flight From Lagos
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Indian Passenger Dies on Board Evacuation Flight From Lagos

An Indian passenger died on board an Air India evacuation flight from Lagos to Mumbai over the weekend. The 42-year-old passenger who was seen shivering on board the aircraft, informed the Air India crew that he had malaria when questioned. He was provided with oxygen as he was finding it difficult to breathe, but collapsed and died on board the flight. It was further gathered that he bled from his mouth on board the flight which landed at the Mumbai Airport at 3:40 am. Though Air India said that the passenger died of “natural causes”, there are now questions on how the passenger with fever was allowed to board the flight and how thermal screening are being conducted at airports amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Air India said in its statement;   “Our Lagos medical scree...
Young Boy Caught Defiling 6-year-old Girl In Uncompleted Building
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Young Boy Caught Defiling 6-year-old Girl In Uncompleted Building

A young man has been arrested after he was caught defiling a 6-year-old girl in an uncompleted building, today, June 1st. According to Abdullateef, a Legal Practitioner who shared the story on Twitter, the little girl’s scream alerted people around. The man confessed to penetrating the girl. Read the story below… “This filthy, despicable, loathsome, vile animal was caught in an uncompleted building beside my house this morning sleeping with a 6 year old girl. He has since been taken to the police station and the girl has been taken to the hospital for medical examination. If not for my intervention, he wouldn’t have made it to the police station. Me sef chop beating small. The victim’s mother was distraught, the girl was brave & it was her scream that alerted us. I...
Osun Apprehends Northern Travellers Hiding in Trucks Carrying Essential Goods
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Osun Apprehends Northern Travellers Hiding in Trucks Carrying Essential Goods

The Osun State government has confirmed the interception of some Northern travellers who came into the state while hiding in trucks carrying essential goods amid a ban on inter-state travels. Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Adeyanju Binuyo confirmed this in a press conference with journalists on Wednesday April 29. He said the travellers have been tracked down and will be immediately sent back to their home states. Binuyo said; “Government is aware of a huge influx of non- Osun residents into the state, especially from Zamfara. They were coming majorly through the Ondo axis, accompanying trucks that are carrying food materials purportedly to be sold around the South West generally. “The intelligence that we’ve gathered in the last few days is such that th...
Lawyers petition Kaduna government over El-Zakzakys’ health
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Lawyers petition Kaduna government over El-Zakzakys’ health

Counsel to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, led by Femi Falana (SAN) have urged the Kaduna State Government to release them for immediate medical treatment following deteriorating health condition in custody. According to Falana, recent medical tests carried out on El-Zakzaky showed that bullets lodged in his skull and body during the December 2015 clash with soldiers were threatening his life. In a petition to the Kaduna State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Aisha Dikko, the Shiites’ lead counsel said that “series of tests and scans were carried out on our clients, which revealed that there are still bullet particles lodged in several parts of our clients’ bodies (including a shrapnel still lodged in ...
FG Receives Delivery Of 50 Ventilators , Medical Equipment Donated By UN
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FG Receives Delivery Of 50 Ventilators , Medical Equipment Donated By UN

Federal Governments of Nigeria has received delivery of about 50 ventilators, and other medical equipment donated by the United Nations. The minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika who made this known in a press release issued on Tuesday by the Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, James Odaudu received the donations on behalf of the Federal government. He said “Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika has today taken delivery of various medical equipment donated by the United Nations Systems to the Federal government to aid its efforts at combating the coronavirus scourge in the country. “The Minister who took the delivery on behalf of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, expressed the appreciation of the Nigerian gov...
NAFDAC outlines measures to control illicit drugs in Nigeria
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NAFDAC outlines measures to control illicit drugs in Nigeria

Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye, has said the agency has finalised plans to enhance control of narcotics and psychotropic substances. She disclosed that one of the control objectives of the agency is to ensure availability for medical and scientific uses while minimising the possibility of diversion to illicit channels and abuse Speaking at the launch and dissemination of the 2019 Annual Report of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) in Lagos, Adeyeye who was represented by Director, Narcotics and Controlled Substance, NAFDAC, Dr. Musa Umar said they would not relent on clamping down unlicensed retail facilities that serve as a medium for illicit drug distribution in Nigeria. Th...
Woman Set to be Banished from Delta Community for Reporting her Husband Who allegedly had Sex and Impregnated their 14-year-old Daughter
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Woman Set to be Banished from Delta Community for Reporting her Husband Who allegedly had Sex and Impregnated their 14-year-old Daughter

Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, has written an open letter to the Delta state government for immediate action to be taken as members of a community in the state hace concluded plans to barnish a young woman who reported her husband after he allegedly had sex, impregnated and procured an abortion for their 14 year old daughter, Chidinma. According to Gwamnishu, the crime was committed sometime in 2010 and the suspect is still in prison. Read his open letter below   OPEN LETTER TO: 1. GOVERNOR IFEANYI OKOWA Executive Governor Delta State 2. HON. BARR. PETER MRAKPOR Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Delta State. 3. HIS ROYAL MAJESTY EMMANUEL EFEIZOMO II Chairman Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers. Mrs. Grace Eze’s husband raped their 14 year...
Domestic Accident Keeping Me Away From Taraba – Governor Ishaku
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Domestic Accident Keeping Me Away From Taraba – Governor Ishaku

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, said he has been staying in Abuja because of an “unfortunate domestic accident” he suffered and had to receive medical attention. The Senior Special Assistant to the Taraba Governor on Media and Publicity, Mr Bala Abu, in a statement on Thursday also accused the All Progressives Congress in Taraba State of having allegedly orchestrated a campaign of hate and acrimony against the governor. Abu said, “In the past couple of weeks, the All Progressives Congress in Taraba State, had orchestrated a campaign of hate and acrimony against the person and the administration of Darius Ishaku, the Executive Governor of Taraba State, taking advantage of the governor’s prolonged stay in Abuja, which was necessitated by an unfortunate domestic accident h...
Trending Photo of 5 Nigerian Sisters who are all Doctors
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Trending Photo of 5 Nigerian Sisters who are all Doctors

A photo of 5 Nigerian women who are allegedly sisters from same parent who are all doctors, has gone viral on social media. Their medical specialties include Neuro-surgery, Gynecology, plastic surgery, family health and public health. @Fattybold who shared the photo wrote; Neuro surgeon, Gynecologist,plastic surgeon,Family physician and public health physician .... all in one family from same parent.
Christian Eriksen Lands In Italy For Medical Ahead Of Inter Milan Move
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Christian Eriksen Lands In Italy For Medical Ahead Of Inter Milan Move

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen is closing in on his move to Inter Milan, as he landed in Italy on Monday morning ahead of a medical with the Serie A side. The 27-year-old is is expected to complete a £16.8m move to Italy which could see him earn up to £320,000 per week. Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta said: “You all know that we are negotiating with Tottenham. I am optimistic and I hope everything can be concluded quickly because the market closes on Friday and we hope to conclude the negotiations in the next few days.” Eriksen has made 305 appearances during his six-and-a-half year spell in north London, scoring 69 goals and providing 89 assists. Barcelona did make an enquiry for Eriksen on Thursday, but failed to follow up with an offer. The Denmark internat...
Ivory Coast Tests First Person in Africa for Coronavirus
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Ivory Coast Tests First Person in Africa for Coronavirus

Health officials in Ivory Coast are investigating a suspected case of the deadly Coronavirus in a female student who recently arrived from China. The country's health ministry announced that the student who is yet to be named is the first person to be tested for the virus on the continent. The Ivory Coast's Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene said in statement that the 34-year-old student traveled from Beijing to the Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan on Saturday and was coughing, sneezing and experienced difficulty breathing. The student was moved to a safe location upon arrival at the airport and is currently under medical observation, the ministry said. But the authorities believe it might be a case of pneumonia and not coronavirus, but the final d...
Rivers State Records 4 Cases of Lassa fever
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Rivers State Records 4 Cases of Lassa fever

Four suspected cases of Lassa fever has been recorded in Rivers State as confirmed by the Acting Permanent Secretary of the state's Ministry of health, Dr. Chinwe Atata. While the four main cases have received prompt and adequate medical attention, 57 persons have also been placed on surveillance after a speculated physical contact with the affected individuals. The permanent secretary also said that they have sufficient quantities of commodities and drugs for therapeutic and preventive interventions. She said; “We are working assiduously to ensure public health safety to exposed substance especially among public health personnel as first respondents. “We are working in partnership with state and federal agencies and al stakeholders in the interest public health security and...
Victor Moses Arrived in  Italy to Seal Loan Move to Inter Milan
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Victor Moses Arrived in Italy to Seal Loan Move to Inter Milan

Ex-Super Eagles of Nigeria winger, Victor Moses has arrived in Italy to undergo a medical with Inter Milan after the Serie A club agreed to sign him on loan from Chelsea with a view to making the deal permanent at £8.5million. The 29-year-old who cut short his loan spell at Turkish side Fenerbahce arrived in Milan on Monday night to finalize the deal. Piero Ausilio, Inter sports director confirmed in a statement that an agreement has been reached between the Italian club and Chelsea. 'We've reached an agreement with Chelsea for Victor Moses. Olivier Giroud is a possibility if we sell a striker.' Victor Moses, who started his football career with Crystal Palace, played for Wigan before Chelsea signed him and loaned him to Liverpool, Stoke City, West Ham United, and Fenerbahç...
Chelsea Approves Deal for Victor Moses
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Chelsea Approves Deal for Victor Moses

Chelsea have given their approval to Inter Milan to sign winger, Victor Moses, according to transfer expert, Nicolo Schira. By Clever Advertising The deal will see Moses re-join his former manager, Antonio Conte at Inter on loan with an option to buy for €10million. “Inter are in talks for Victor Moses. They’ve offered to Chelsea a loan with option to buy (€10M). “Blues have given their approval, but to close the deal will be essential the medicals visits. “Moses has had so many injuries in the last two years and Inter want guarantees. #CFC,” Schira tweeted on Sunday afternoon on his official Twitter page. Moses, who is currently on loan at Fenerbahce from Chelsea, is recovering from injury. Early last month, the 29-year-old suffered a relapse of the muscle i...
21 Years old UNN Undergraduate Attempted Suicide after Parents Scolded him
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21 Years old UNN Undergraduate Attempted Suicide after Parents Scolded him

21 year old undergraduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka UNN, Obasi Augustine Chukwuemeka, was prevented from committing suicide at his home on Number 4 Alaba street Ejigbo busstop in Lagos state on January 7th. According to a statement from Bala Elkana, the spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, an officer of Lagos State Neighbourhood Security Corps, alerted men of the Ejigbo  Police Station that Chuckuemeka tied a rope in a loop around the ceiling fan in his home in preparation for committing suicide because he was scolded by his parents. A swift response by operatives from Ejigbo Police Station prevented him from killing himself. He was rescued and taken to the hospital for medical examination.
Court Sentences Woman to Six months Imprisonment for Stealing Goat to Settle Her son Medical Bills
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Court Sentences Woman to Six months Imprisonment for Stealing Goat to Settle Her son Medical Bills

A 30-year-old woman identified as Sadiat Jimoh has been sentenced to 6 months in prison by an Osogbo magistrate court for stealing a goat valued at N45,000. Sadiat stole the she-goat which belongs to Fausat Adegboga on Sunday January 5, at Agunbelewo area of Osogbo metropolis. The prosecutor, Abiodun Fagboyinbo told the court; “Sadiat Jimoh and one other at large on January 5, at Agunbelewo in Osogbo did conspire to commit felony to wit stealing. Fagboyinbo said: “The offence committed is contrary to and punishable under sections 516 and 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol. Laws of Osun State Nigeria 2002.” The convict who pleaded guilty to the two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing after being arraigned in court yesterday January 7, said she wanted to ...
Nigerians Can no Longer Continue Seeking Medical Treatment Abroad _ President Buhari Said
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Nigerians Can no Longer Continue Seeking Medical Treatment Abroad _ President Buhari Said

President Buhari on Friday January 3, stated that Nigerians can no longer continue seeking medical treatment abroad. President Buhari who was represented at the inauguration of some projects at Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital in  Abakaliki, Ebonyi state by minister of science and technology Ogbonnaya Onu, said that Nigerians going abroad for treatment is not good for the country and must stop. The Nigerian leader also disclosed that his administration has paid attention to the health of Nigerians and will continue doing so with the commissioned projects. He said; “Nigerians have suffered so much going abroad for medical treatment. This is not good for us and it must stop because we can’t afford it again. “We have paid very serious attention to the healt...
Ibrahimovic arrives for AC Milan medical as he prepares to seal return to Serie A
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Ibrahimovic arrives for AC Milan medical as he prepares to seal return to Serie A

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has arrived for his AC Milan medical ahead of his return to Serie A. The 38-year-old landed at Linate Airport on Thursday morning via a private jet from Stockholm. Fans gathered at the gates with Italian media also keen to greet their returning superstar. The Swedish ace's car took several minutes to leave the airport after supporters blocked the road chanting his name and trying to take photos. The 38-year-old, who spent two successful years at the club between 2010 and 2012, will hold a press-conference on Friday. Milan boss Stefano Pioli has admitted he cannot wait to work with Ibrahimovic after the veteran striker rejoined the club on a free transfer. Pioli admitted Ibrahimovic's arrival will help stimulate the whole team, who are currently dwindl...
Family Of Cockroaches Living In Chinese Man’s Ear
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Family Of Cockroaches Living In Chinese Man’s Ear

This man’s medical emergency will have have you reaching for a Q-tip. Doctors in China were shocked to discover that a man’s earache was caused by around a dozen cockroaches that had hatched in his hearing canal. The 24-year-old man — identified only as Mr. Lv — was admitted in October to Sanhe Hospital in the Guangdong Province, where he complained of a “sharp pain” in his right ear, reports New York Post. “He said his ear hurt a lot, like something was scratching or crawling inside,” Dr. Zhong Yijin, an ear, nose and throat specialist at the clinic, told AsiaWire. “It caused a lot of discomfort.” Lv also told the docs his family had previously shone a light in his ear to reveal what looked like a large bug inside. The doctor soon confirmed the man’s suspicions after discove...
Over 2.5 Million Muslims To Perform This Year’s Hajj
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Over 2.5 Million Muslims To Perform This Year’s Hajj

Over 2.5 million Muslim faithful from around the world will participate in this year’s hajj ritual, starting Friday. The Arab country also announced the deployment of 30,908 paramedics to cater for pilgrims during the days of worship. The Director-General of the Directorate of Passports in Saudi Arabia, Suleiman Alyahya, said the Kingdom has admitted a total of 1,838,339 pilgrims for the hajj, as at noon on Wednesday. Of the total, Nigeria accounts for some 65,000, according to the acting chairman of Nigeria’s National Hajj Commission, Abdullahi Mohammed. Mr Mohammed said the commission has concluded arrangements to cater for the 45,000 pilgrims it flew to the Kingdom, as well as supervise treatment of others who came through tour operators. Addressing a press conference on ...
Nicolas Pepe To Have Medical At Arsenal This Week As The Deal Is Agreed
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Nicolas Pepe To Have Medical At Arsenal This Week As The Deal Is Agreed

Nicolas Pépé is expected to have a medical at Arsenal this week as a deal with Lille for the forward has been agreed, according to Sky Sports. Sky Sports News understands a deal has been agreed with Lille and that the player has also agreed to join Arsenal. It’s expected the 24-year-old winger will be an Arsenal player this week. And Arsenal will spend around €80m to sign this Ivory Coast winger, paid by installments to fit their budget, according to BBC Sports and there will be a 5-year-deal.
Bruno Fernandes Set For Man Utd Medical After Transfer Agreement
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Bruno Fernandes Set For Man Utd Medical After Transfer Agreement

Bruno Fernandes is preparing to fly to the UK to undergo a Manchester United medical, according to reports in Italy. Corriere dello Sport claim the Red Devils have agreed a £63m fee with Sporting Lisbon to land the free-scoring playmaker. They say the former Sampdoria and Udinese midfielder is ready to undergo an Old Trafford medical to finalise a huge move. It is understood the move will not effect Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's bid to sign Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, with that transfer only set to go through if Paul Pogba departs. Reports from ESPN have claimed the Frenchman is edging closer to a Real Madrid move as they launch a fresh assault to land the World Cup winner. Fernandes is being heavily tipped to make the move to Old Trafford after impressing for Spo...
Nigerian Medical council inducts 412 foreign-trained doctors
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Nigerian Medical council inducts 412 foreign-trained doctors

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has granted 412 foreign -trained doctors the nod to practice medicine in the country.   The doctors, who had to undergo another training on returning to the country, were inducted on Thursday with a warning not to commit acts contrary to the ethic codes of the profession. Already 120 practicing doctors are under investigations over alleged professional misconducts while 60 are awaiting trails at the MDCN Tribunal.   Chairman of the council, Prof. Abba Hassan, urged the Federal Government to domicile the central internship fund in the council. This, he said, is to enable the council centralise internship project this year.   Hassan also appealed to state governments to upgrade at least three hospitals to stand...
Benfica postpone Perin transfer after Juventus keeper fails medical
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Benfica postpone Perin transfer after Juventus keeper fails medical

The shot-stopper faces up to four months on the sidelines as his shoulder injury was discovered to be more serious than previously thought Benfica has confirmed that they will not be completing the signing of Juventus goalkeeper Mattia Perin in the current transfer window due to a failed medical. Perin, 26, had been set to join the Portuguese giants this week following a single season in Turin. The two clubs agreed on a fee worth a reported €15 million (£13.5m/$16.8m), with Perin himself describing the opportunity as an "exciting adventure".
Brazilian player Alessandro fails medical after testing positive for AIDS
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Brazilian player Alessandro fails medical after testing positive for AIDS

Brazilian player Alessandro has failed a medical at Korean club Daejeon Citizen - after testing positive for AIDS. Daejeon had completed a summer transfer for the player, who was unveiled in a club shirt. But having undergone tests with club doctors, it was revealed that the player had contracted the disease. Daejeon immediately cancelled their contract offer. Once fatal, AIDS sufferers can live with the disease today thanks to medical advances.
Griezmann to sign Barcelona contract on Monday
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Griezmann to sign Barcelona contract on Monday

Griezmann to sign Barca contract on Monday Atletico Madrid release clause set to be paid on Friday Antoine Griezmann is expected to undergo a medical and sign his contract with Barcelona on Monday, according to Sport. Barcelona are expected to pay the €120 million (£108m/$135m) release clause in Griezmann’s Atletico Madrid contract on Friday, but will not finalise the transfer until after the weekend. The France international is due to travel to Barcelona from Ibiza on Sunday before having a medical, with the forward then holding a press conference alongside club president Josep Maria Bartomeu at Camp Nou.
Moreno agrees Villarreal switch following Liverpool release
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Moreno agrees Villarreal switch following Liverpool release

The 27-year-old has signed a five-year deal with the Liga club after his departure from Anfield following the end of last season Villarreal have agreed a deal to sign former Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno on a five-year contract. The left-back returns to La Liga after spending the last five years at Anfield, where he made 141 appearances and scored three goals before his release at the end of his contract in June. The 27-year-old has passed his medical with the Spanish club and is set to be presented to the press at 12:30 CEST on Wednesday, after his first training session, with only his contract left to be signed.
Juventus confirm Pellegrini-Spinazzola swap deal with Roma
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Juventus confirm Pellegrini-Spinazzola swap deal with Roma

The Serie A champions have brought in the left-back while sending a midfielder the other way Luca Pellegrini has completed his switch from Roma to Serie A rivals Juventus in a deal that sends Leonardo Spinazzola the opposite direction. The 20-year-old left-back passed a medical on Sunday and has agreed terms on a four-year deal. Juve announced a fee of €22m will be paid to Roma over the course of three years for Pellegrini, with the transfer of Spinazzola to cost Roma €29.5m across the same period.
Adrien Rabiot Arrives for Juventus Medical
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Adrien Rabiot Arrives for Juventus Medical

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot is to undergo a medical with Juventus on Monday ahead of signing a five-year deal with the Turin club. The 24-year-old has not featured for PSG in 2019, despite being fully fit and available, following a public spat with the ownership over contract talks last year. Despite coach Thomas Tuchel’s claims that his exclusion from the first team was not due to his contract situation, both parties’ stubbornness in talks over a new deal seems to have led to an impasse, resulting in the running down of the France international’s current contract. Rabiot was not short of suitors, having reportedly held preliminary discussions with a number of European clubs since January, but is set to finalise his move to the Serie A champions. Juventus sport...
Germany midfielder Marozsan to miss at least two Women’s World Cup matches
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Germany midfielder Marozsan to miss at least two Women’s World Cup matches

Coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg confirmed that their playmaker will miss out on both group stage matches due to an injury sustained versus China Germany star Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the Women's World Cup group stage with a broken toe, coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg has confirmed. Lyon midfielder Marozsan played on with the injury to her left foot in Saturday's 1-0 win over China, but medical evaluations confirmed that she will miss at least the next two matches. Germany face Spain on Wednesday before taking on South Africa on Monday, with the 27-year-old's fitness to be reassessed after those matches have been completed.
Update: Rapper, T.I.’s sister Precious Harris’ died from Cocaine use
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Update: Rapper, T.I.’s sister Precious Harris’ died from Cocaine use

US rapper, T.I.'s sister, Precious Harris, died from "cocaine toxicity" and high blood pressure following her involvement in a serious car accident in February, according to the Fulton County medical examiner's report. In the medical report obtained by TMZ, it was revealed that Harris died from "cocaine toxicity which aggravated hypertensive cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure)." It goes on to say that the high blood pressure caused an abnormal heart rhythm, which disrupted the blood flow to her organs including her brain.   According to the report, the rapper's sister was also suffering from several other ailments, like chronic lung disease, kidney disease, and diabetes. A report by the Atlanta Police Department traffic accident at that time revealed that Harris, ...
‘I puked my guts out’ – Robertson opens up on miserable first day at Liverpool
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‘I puked my guts out’ – Robertson opens up on miserable first day at Liverpool

The full-back's first day at Melwood was an unfortunate one, which was made a little easier by the presence of Jurgen Klopp Andy Robertson revealed that his first day at Liverpool didn't exactly go to plan as the Scottish full-back vomited all over the training ground during his medical. Robertson joined Liverpool from Hull City in 2017 and, in the two seasons since, has proven to be one of the best left-backs in world football. He racked up 11 Premier League assists this season while helping guide the Reds to a second consecutive Champions League final.
16-year-old Guatemalan immigrant dies in US custody
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16-year-old Guatemalan immigrant dies in US custody

A 16-year-old Guatemalan immigrant has died in US custody, days after arriving at an Office of Refugee Resettlement shelter.   The boy died on Tuesday at a Texas children's hospital where he had been treated for several days in the intensive care unit, according to a written statement from Evelyn Stauffer, spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families.   "The cause of death is currently under review and, in accordance with standard ORR policies and procedures, the case will be subject to a full review," Stauffer said.   Her statement, first reported by BuzzFeed, does not identify the boy or detail the government facilities where he'd been held. He's described as an "unaccompanied alien child," the term...
Daycare Operator Arrested By Police For Defilement of 21-Month-Old Baby
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Daycare Operator Arrested By Police For Defilement of 21-Month-Old Baby

The Lagos Police have arrested a Lagos daycare operator, over the defilement of a 21-month-old baby placed in her care. It was gathered that the baby was molested at the daycare facility in the Egbeda area of Lagos State, owned by the lady identified simply as Veronica. She was arrested alongside her brother who claimed to be innocent of the alleged crime. The Lagos daycare operator who denied the incident happened in her custody, was arrested by the police after the mother of the baby brought her home in the evening from the daycare and noticed she was running temperature. Upon being taken to a nearby private hospital after the first aid she gave her did not improve her health condition, a medical examination revealed that “she was bleeding from her vagina and her hymen had been ...
Kane Vows To Come Back ‘Stronger’ After Latest Ankle Injury
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Kane Vows To Come Back ‘Stronger’ After Latest Ankle Injury

Tottenham striker Harry Kane vowed Wednesday to come back “stronger than ever” after his latest ankle injury cast a cloud over his side’s Champions League victory against Manchester City. Kane limped off the pitch after a challenge with England teammate Fabian Delph during Tuesday’s 1-0 quarter-final first-leg win at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. It immediately looked serious as Kane was unable to put any weight on his left foot and was helped down the tunnel, later leaving the ground on crutches and with the joint in a brace. The club’s medical staff will allow any swelling around the joint to subside before a scan to reveal how bad the injury is, expected to be on Thursday. “Gutted to go off injured but every setback is a chance to come back stronger than ever,” Kane twe...
Police arrest father, son who raped, impregnated 13-year-old girl
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Police arrest father, son who raped, impregnated 13-year-old girl

A 44-year-old man, Kabiru Oke and his son, Farouq, 19, have been arrested by the police in Lagos for alleged serial rape and impregnating a teenager (names withheld). The incident happened at their 1, Olatikupo Street, Egbeda residence for about four months while the 13-year-old victim lived with her aunt, the man’s wife. It was gathered that the girl had reported Oke’s sexual abuse on several occasions to his wife but she always shut her up and their son joined in the act when he caught his father raping the victim. Unable to withstand the defilement, the girl, it was gathered, fled to her mother’s place in Ogun State in January where she was enrolled and school and her teacher discovered she was pregnant. The Nation that it was at the point the girl revealed her ordeals in he...
Bayern Munich complete €80 million Lucas Hernandez signing from Atletico Madrid
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Bayern Munich complete €80 million Lucas Hernandez signing from Atletico Madrid

Bayern Munich have completed an €80 million (£68m/$90m) deal to sign Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez. The full-back, who was part of the France team to win the 2018 World Cup, has signed a five-year contract with the Bundesliga champions having completed a medical over the international break. He becomes the second defensive reinforcement to have agreed to join Bayern this summer, with international team-mate Benjamin Pavard also on his way to Bavaria from Stuttgart.
Sheik Suleiman: Army confirms rescue of Buhari’s prayer warrior, others from kidnappers in Katsina
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Sheik Suleiman: Army confirms rescue of Buhari’s prayer warrior, others from kidnappers in Katsina

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the rescue of Sheik Ahmed Suleiman, a renowned Islamic cleric and five others, who were kidnapped in Katsina State on March 14. DAILY POST recalls that the Islamic scholar was returning to his base in Kano State, after attending a religious function in Kebbi State, when he and others were abducted. The Commander, 17 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Katsina, Brig.-Gen. L.T. Omoniyi, confirmed the rescue in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, NAN reports. According to Omoniyi, the captives were released in the early hours of Wednesday. The commander said, “The incident occurred along Kakumi-Kankara road, a general area in Kankara Local Government Area of the state on March 14. “The rescue of the victims was sequel to the order by...
DAAR Communications Boss, Raymond Dokpesi Arrested At Abuja Airport
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DAAR Communications Boss, Raymond Dokpesi Arrested At Abuja Airport

Founder of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent Television (AIT), Dr Raymond Dokpesi, has been arrested on his return from medical treatment abroad. Dokpesi was arrested by security operatives on Friday at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. A post on AIT site said Dokpesi was arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport on return from medical treatment /operation at the American Hospital Dubai. Reasons for his arrest were still unknown.
Revealed: Powerful ‘skunk’ which is 94 per cent of the cannabis on London’s streets raises psychosis risk five-fold
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Revealed: Powerful ‘skunk’ which is 94 per cent of the cannabis on London’s streets raises psychosis risk five-fold

EXCLUSIVE: Researchers from King’s College London studied impact of drug   It is cultivated to have super-high levels of the psychoactive ingredient THC  This makes the drug up to ten times more powerful than ‘weed’ and ‘hashish’  Problem so bad that nearly a third of psychosis cases in London caused by drug Powerful ‘skunk’ cannabis flooding the streets of Britain increases the risk of psychosis five-fold, a major study reveals. The problem is so widespread that nearly a third of psychosis cases in London are caused by the drug, researchers found. They warned that 94 per cent of all cannabis available on the streets of the capital is now in the form of skunk. It is cultivated to have super-high levels of the psychoactive ingredient THC, making it up to ten times more ...