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I May Lose my Leg if I do not get Bail – Former Pension Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina Begs Judge for Bail
Politics

I May Lose my Leg if I do not get Bail – Former Pension Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina Begs Judge for Bail

Embattled former chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), has appealed to Justice Okong Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to grant him bail as he stands the risk of getting his leg amputated due to his failing health condition. Maina through his lawyer, Sani Katu SAN, made the appeal at the resumed hearing of his trial today February 19 Katu told the court that his client was taken to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, because of his worsening health condition and the medical report was exhibited in the bail application. The lawyer said Maina's leg might be amputated as the Kuje Correctional Centre where he is being held does not have the facility to attend to his state of health. Maina who is standing trial for an alleged N2 bill...
Covid Patient’s Fingers turn Black in Shocking new ‘Severe Manifestation’ of Virus
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Covid Patient’s Fingers turn Black in Shocking new ‘Severe Manifestation’ of Virus

An 86-year-old woman who caught coronavirus was left with blackened gangrene-stricken fingers after the virus caused severe clotting. The woman, who is from Italy, caught coronavirus in April 2020, which cut off the blood supply to her upper extremities. As a result, she was left with black fingers that swelled from her knuckles up to the tip of her fingers. Sadly, doctors were unable to stimulate blood flow and the woman had to have three of her fingers amputated. A new report in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery called the disease a "severe manifestation" of coronavirus. It is believed the side effect may be related to a common immune reaction to Covid called "cytokine storm". Cytokine storm prompts the body to attack both sick and he...
BBNaija’s Praise Celebrates His Amputated Sister On Her 21st Birthday (Photos)
Lifestyle

BBNaija’s Praise Celebrates His Amputated Sister On Her 21st Birthday (Photos)

BBNaija ‘lockdown’ star, Praise Nelson has taken to social media to celebrate his sister, Favour Nelson on her 21st birthday. Favour, who is an amputee and a model, turned 21 on Friday, December 4 and her big brother shared stunning photos of her on his verified Instagram page. The dancer and fitness enthusiast shared the photos and penned a short message, expressing his undying love for his sister. He wrote, Happy Birthday my Precious Jewel, May your days be filled with Lands and Diamond, Much love baby girl.. Big Bro Loves you❤️ Cc: @favournelson See more photos below: Praise Nelson’s Sister, Favour Nelson  Praise Nelson’s Sister, Favour Nelson  Bbnaija Praise Nelson
Lekki Toll Gate Shooting: My Leg Was Amputated After I Was Shot – Adebayo Francis
Crime

Lekki Toll Gate Shooting: My Leg Was Amputated After I Was Shot – Adebayo Francis

A 23-year-old man who claims to be a victim of Lekki Toll Gate shooting tells ADEBAYO FOLORUNSHO-FRANCIS that the subsequent amputation of his right leg is a nightmare he has been unable to wake up from Twenty-three-year-old Olalekan Faleye, a survivor of the shooting that attended the peaceful #ENDSARS protest at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, says he has become an amputee after the gunshot injuries he sustained to the leg on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. He had undergone surgical amputation of his bullet-ridden right leg. The shooting incident had attracted national and international outcry, with the Lagos State and Federal governments being urged to unravel the identity of the shooters and who deployed them. Speaking exclusively with PUNCH HealthWise a few days after he was discha...
Two People Killed in Road Accident at Anambra
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Two People Killed in Road Accident at Anambra

Two persons were confirmed dead while 13 others were injured in an accident involving a lorry and a commercial bus that occurred along Ihiala axis of the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway in Anambra today Friday, May 22. The Anambra state Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi,  confirmed the incident and said the accident occurred at about 7.10am this morning. “According to reports, the crash involved a tipper without registration number and a commercial bus with registration number NEN-59XQ. An eyewitness told us that the tipper driver was negotiating into his house when the bus suddenly rammed into it. The crash occurred during a heavy downpour. A total of 15 persons, 10 adult males and five adult females were involved in the crash. “Twelve persons sustaine...
Broadway actor, Nick Cordero’s wife Amanda Kloots Breaks down in Tears as she Reveals his Health is ‘Going Downhill’
Celebs

Broadway actor, Nick Cordero’s wife Amanda Kloots Breaks down in Tears as she Reveals his Health is ‘Going Downhill’

Broadway actor, Nick Cordero wife Amanda Kloots has disclosed that his health is 'going downhill.' The 41-year-old Canadian actor has been battling a series of coronavirus-related complications since he was hospitalized in March. He recently woke from a medically-induced coma after having his right leg amputated after clotting issues. On Wednesday night, Amanda Kloots revealed during an Instagram Live stream that her husband's health has gotten worse. "Nick has had a bad morning. Unfortunately, things are going downhill at the moment, so I am asking again for all the prayers, mega-prayers, right now," Kloots revealed. "Please cheer and please pray for Nick today, and I know that this virus is not going to get him down,"Kloots said as she wiped a tear from her eye. It's n...
Broadway Star, Nick Cordero Has Leg Amputated Due To Coronavirus Complications
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Broadway Star, Nick Cordero Has Leg Amputated Due To Coronavirus Complications

Broadway star, Nick Cordero is recovering after having his right leg amputated following complications with Coronavirus, The Tony Award-nominated star, 41, was initially diagnosed with pneumonia, before testing positive for Coronavirus two weeks ago. On Saturday, Nick’s wife Amanda Kloots explained on her Instagram Story that she and her husband had received “difficult news”. “Saturday was day 18 of him being sedated in the intensive care unit, Kloots told her social media followers. While hospitalized, he started having clotting issues on his right leg, and could not get blood down to his toes. The blood thinners he got to fix the clotting issues were affecting his blood pressure and causing internal bleeding in his intestines,” Kloots said. “We took him off blood thinners...
Patience Jonathan’s Cousin Arrested for Attempted Murder of Ex-lover
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Patience Jonathan’s Cousin Arrested for Attempted Murder of Ex-lover

Mr. Victor Oba said to be cousin of former first lady Patience Jonathan, has been arrested by the Bayelsa State Police Command over the attempted murder of his ex-lover, Seigha Atia. The suspect who is reportedly the manager of the former first lady’s hotel 'Aridolf Hotels and Spar', reportedly knocked down the lady with his Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), damaged her leg beyond treatment and left her for dead. Recounting how the incident occurred, Atia whose leg will reportedly be amputated said Oba attacked her after she called off their relationship.   She told The Nation; “On the day of the incident, we had an argument and he called me and asked me to come outside of our gate to get the rest of my things in his car. He said he was driving to our area at Ox-Bow Lak...
Stepmother And Herbalist Burn Teenage Boy’s Hand, Over Claims He Is A Wizard
Crime

Stepmother And Herbalist Burn Teenage Boy’s Hand, Over Claims He Is A Wizard

13-year-old Ovey Friday pictured below has lost both his hands after his stepmother took him to a native doctor and coals of fire were heaped on his tied hands after he was accused of being a wizard. The stepmother had accused him of sleeping with her in the dream and she needed him to confess and also get the spirit out of him. She took him to her native doctor in Wulko Community, Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area, Nasarawa State where hot coals were placed on his tied hands. The incident led to a permanent deformity of his right hand while the left hand was amputated at an Abuja hospital yesterday November 14th. Spokesperson of the Nasarawa state Ministry of Youths, Eche Amos, who shared the news on his Facebook page this morning, said the suspects have been arrested by the ...
A 52-Year-Old Man Who Had Two-Day Erection Has Tip Of His P*nis Amputated
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A 52-Year-Old Man Who Had Two-Day Erection Has Tip Of His P*nis Amputated

A man in India had to have his p-nis partially amputated after he developed gangrene from an erection that lasted two days. The unnamed 52-year-old presented himself to doctors because he couldn't get rid of the 'painful and sustained' erection. Bungling medics swiftly drained the blood from his peen, but left a catheter in and tightly dressed his p-nis, causing the patient to develop black gangrene. They were left with little option but to amputate after he reported back to them showing signs of severe tissue damage caused by an acute loss of blood circulation. Details of the highly-unusual case, which occurred at King George's Medical University in Lucknow, northern India, were published last month in the British Medical Journal . The man had been suffering from priapism, a ...
Woman Plans to Use the Skin From Her Amputated Leg to Make a Handbag
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Woman Plans to Use the Skin From Her Amputated Leg to Make a Handbag

A woman whose leg will soon be amputated wants to use the skin from the amputated leg to make a handbag. Joan, 55, from Manchester, has peripheral arterial disease, and as a result, she will need to have her lower left leg removed. In order not to let her discarded leg go to waste, Joan is on the hunt for a designer who is willing to turn her leg into a purse. She took her request to Sewport.com who have mocked up potential designs of the handbag and are hoping to connect her with designers willing to work with human skin. Joan’s budget is £3,000 and she is hoping for a medium-sized bag with a short strap. Requesting for a designer, Joan wrote: I know it is a bit odd and gross, and some might think I’m crazy, but it’s my leg and I can’t bare the thought of it being lef...
Nigerian Actor Victor Olaotan Still Needs Money To Travel Abroad Over Possibility Of His Two Legs Being Amputated
Entertainment

Nigerian Actor Victor Olaotan Still Needs Money To Travel Abroad Over Possibility Of His Two Legs Being Amputated

Victor Olaotan, a veteran Nigerian veteran actor and lead character of the popular Soap opera, Tinsel, has been completely off the scene for the past two years after a ghastly accident cost him the use of his legs. According to a Gofundme page created by Emmanuel Ajibade that went live on Sunday 2nd December, the actor is appealing for financial aid to seek medical treatment abroad. Back in 2016, the actor best known for his recurrent role in Tinsel was involved in a car crash on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway and was placed in a medically induced coma as he was treated for months. He has been facing the possibility of his two legs being amputated to save his life and his family has been treating him as best as they could in the last two years. Right now he needs $50,000 to seek treatment a...
Medical Doctors Caught Using The Amputated Leg Of Accident Victim As Pillow
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Medical Doctors Caught Using The Amputated Leg Of Accident Victim As Pillow

Two Indian doctors have been suspended after a patient’s severed leg was used as a pillow to prop up his head, a hospital official said on Sunday. Administrators at the government-run hospital in Uttar Pradesh state vowed “strict action” after images emerged showing the patient on a stretcher with the amputated limb being used as a headrest. “We have set up a four-member committee to find out who put the severed leg under the patient’s head,” said Sadhna Kaushik, principal of the Maharani Laxmibai Medical College and Hospital in Jhansi, told AFP. The man, identified as 28-year-old Ghanshyam, was seriously injured in a bus accident. His relatives told the local NDTV news network that hospital staff ignored their requests that he be given a pillow.