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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, 84, rushed to hospital 
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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, 84, rushed to hospital 

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter is currently in hospital in a 'serious but stable' condition. Reports in Switzerland claim the 84-year-old was rushed to hospital on Thursday, January 7. According to Blick, Blatter 's state of health is considered serious, but he is not believed to be in life-threatening condition His daughter Corrina confirmed in a statement he is getting better every day as she asked for privacy. She told Blick: "My father is in the hospital and is getting better every day. He needs time and rest. On behalf of my family, I ask for privacy." This isn't the first time the Blatter has been hospitalised, with the Swiss suffering health problems in November 2015 and July 2016. Blatter became the eighth president of FIFA after he secured the role in 199...
Rapper Boosie Badazz shares graphic video of the gruesome leg injuries he sustained after he was shot in the leg
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Rapper Boosie Badazz shares graphic video of the gruesome leg injuries he sustained after he was shot in the leg

Boosie Badazz has shared a graphic video showing his gruesome gunshot wounds as he recovers from the shooting.   The American rapper, who shot in the leg last month is using videos of the gruesome injuries he sustained from the shooting to lure new subscribers to his OnlyFans account.   Boosie is asking his fans to pay over $29.99 per month for more videos of his injuries.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial)   The One of Them Days Again hitmaker's videographer @chuckstarfilms teased a video, along with the caption 'Go to @boosienewig and subscribe to his onlyfans to see his recover [sic]'.     ...
DPO shot by hoodlums in Benue community
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DPO shot by hoodlums in Benue community

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Otukpo Police Station in Benue State, Yahaya Pawa was on Tuesday December 1 shot by hoodlums.   The state police spokesperson, Kate Anene confirmed the incident and also revealed that the incident occurred on Tuesday morning after the DPO led officers to Icho-Otukpo settlement to arrest suspected criminals who looted items during a fire outbreak in Otukpo market.   Anene said Pawa is steady and receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
Nkechi Blesisng lands in the hospital, says ‘There’s a thin line between life and Death’
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Nkechi Blesisng lands in the hospital, says ‘There’s a thin line between life and Death’

Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing Sunday has reminded her fans that there is only a thin line between life and death. The actress explained how her body had been giving her a sign to rest but she ignored it. She said while working -- right in the middle of a shoot, her body couldn't take it again and she broke down, next was her landing in the hospital. She shared a video showing herself receiving treatment and wrote this; ''My body kept giving me diff signs from day one of shoot,But I kept on pushing,One mind kept saying NBS Rest ooo problem no Dey finish,I say Never I will Rest after this shoot...Then Boom from no where NBS broke down 🤦🏻‍♀️ @seanbeautyplace and @ademolatajibola went in search of a nurse,then this happened 🤦🏻‍♀️ Anyways Thank God for life 🙏🏻 Cus I feel stronger thi...
Black Women Five Times More Likely To Die During Childbirth
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Black Women Five Times More Likely To Die During Childbirth

Tinuke Awe says she had to be rushed to hospital because she was dismissed and a life-threatening condition was diagnosed late. Black women are at the highest risk of death during childbirth but the NHS has "no target to end it", according to a government report. The death rate for black women is five times higher than for white women, the Joint Committee on Human Rights document said. "The NHS acknowledge and regret this disparity," it said, concluding the government must introduce "a target to end the disparity in maternal mortality". Two women have talked to Sky News about their experience of bias during labour and birth. Tinuke Awe said she wasn't listened to, her pain was "dismissed" and her pre-eclampsia - a life threatening condition - was diagnosed very late whic...
Gunmen storm private hospital in Nasarawa, abduct staff, patients’ family members
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Gunmen storm private hospital in Nasarawa, abduct staff, patients’ family members

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Saturday, October 31, stormed a private clinic in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital and and abducted five people.   It was gathered the gunmen numbering about seven invaded Kunwarke Clinic and Maternity in Kan-Tsakuuwa, near Federal University Lafia and whisked away one staff and four relations of some patients, but one victim later escaped.   According to a witness, the gunmen were well armed, shot in the air sporadically and commanded everyone to lay facedown as they made away with their victims.   Gunmen storm private hospital in Nasarawa, abduct staff, patients   The Director of the hospital, a former deputy speaker of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Elisha Agwadu, pictured above who confirmed the in...
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90 year old Widow allegedly gang-raped by two men after they stormed her house at night

A 90-year-old widow in India was allegedly gang-raped by two men who stormed into her house at night, a new report by the Times of India has revealed.   According to the report, two men came into her house at night on October 24 and sexually attacked the yet to be named woman.   The elderly woman said they left her "almost half-dead" after the attack.   After she regained her senses the next morning she told her neighbour.   She went to hospital and had medical tests after the attack in the Kanchanpur area in the country's North Tripura district.     The family of the 90-year-old woman took her to a police station and lodged a report against Anjan Nama, 35, and another unidentified man.   Speaking to reporters, t...
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Man faces murder charge after fatally shooting wife

A Garland man is facing a murder charge in the deadly shooting of his wife. Police said the shooting happened on Sunday, October 20, at about 5:34 p.m. in the 1700 block of Oates Drive in Mesquite, just east of Interstate Loop 635 and north of Interstate 30.   When officers responded to a shooting call at the property, they found a woman identified as 28-year-old Markeita McCleary, with multiple gunshot wounds.   McCleary was taken to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.     Her husband, 28-year-old Ashton Neroes, was taken into custody. He was booked into the Mesquite jail on Sunday night, with his bond set at $100,000, officials said.   A Mesquite police spokesman said authorities had not determined a mo...
‘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.   ...
President Trump Releases Video Statement From Hospital
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President Trump Releases Video Statement From Hospital

President Donald Trump has released the following video from the presidential suite at the Walter Reed Hospital. https://youtu.be/Vo7WgJSMU_0 However, critics say that there's something strange about the video. The White House also released pictures of the president working at the presidential suite of the hospital.
Chacha Eke Allegedly Rushed To Hospital In An Ambulance Following Marriage Crisis
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Chacha Eke Allegedly Rushed To Hospital In An Ambulance Following Marriage Crisis

Popular Nollywood actress, Chacha Eke Faani was allegedly rushed to the hospital in an ambulance, following her announcement about marriage crisis. According to eyewitnessses who claimed to be at the scene of the incident, Chacha was allegedly forced to enter the ambulance after she started acting strange. Comfort Gabriella, who also claimed to be an eye witness, confirmed that the actress was saying things that could not be understood, and they had to beg her to enter the ambulance for medical attention. “I was there and she’s not mad but she was talking rubbish like a mad person. People were begging her to enter the ambulance. First one left, they had to call another one”, Gabriella wrote.
Newborn baby girl found in bin bag with knife sticking out of her back
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Newborn baby girl found in bin bag with knife sticking out of her back

A newborn baby was found in a black plastic  bin bag with a rusty knife sticking out of her back.   The baby, believed to be two days old, was rescued after a passer-by heard her cries in the city of Posadas in the north-eastern Argentine province of Misiones.   The passer-by named Diego Sebastian Penayo opened the bag and found that the infant had been stabbed multiple times, and the rusty blade was still sicking out of the baby’s back.   Diego, a 31-year-old personal trainer, took the baby girl to a nearby police station and from there she was rushed to hospital.   tiny Doctors were shocked to find multiple knife wounds on the little girl’s  body, and she needed urgent medical treatment.   Fortunately most of the stab wounds w...
Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria welcome fifth child together
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Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria welcome fifth child together

Hilaria Balwin has welcomed her fifth child.   The Mom Brain podcast co-host and fitness guru gave birth to a baby boy last night, September 8.   She revealed this on Instagram today alongside a photo of her and her husband in the hospital with their newborn.   "We had a baby last night. He is perfect and we couldn’t be happier. Stay tuned for a name," Hilaria, 36, captioned the sweet post.   This come months after she suffered two miscarriages last year.  
Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi Dies at 59
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Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi Dies at 59

Zindzi Mandela, the eldest daughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is dead at the age of 59. She died in a Johannesburg hospital in the early hours of Monday, July 13. News of Zindzi's death has been confirmed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Zindzi Mandela's son, Bambatha also shared a photo of his mother with the caption "Rest in Peace".   The deceased who is survived by her husband and four children, served as South Africa's ambassador to Denmark.  She first took up her position as the ambassador to Denmark in 2015. She was 18 months old when her father was sent to prison. Her mother was also imprisoned often at that time, leaving her in the care of her elder sibling, Zenani. In 1977 her mother Winnie was banished to Brandfort, then in the Orange Free State, a...
Ghanaian man pours hot water on his breastfeeding wife’s breast in Enugu
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Ghanaian man pours hot water on his breastfeeding wife’s breast in Enugu

A Ghanaian man, Emmanuel Opoku, has been arrested by men of the Enugu state police command for allegedly pouring hot water on the breasts of his nursing wife.   A women-based non-profit organization, WomenAids Collective WACOL who shared the sad story online, said the nursing mother with a three-month-old baby, was allegedly assaulted by Opoku after she asked him for money to purchase some food items. The group said Mr Opoku has been arrested and will be charged to court on Monday, July 14 while the battered wife has been taken to the hospital where she is receiving medical attention.   On the 9th day of July 2020, a good Samaritan reported to WACOL that one Mr. Emmanuel Opoku, a Ghanaian who lives in Nigeria has been torturing and abusing his wife Mrs. K. WACOL quic...
2-year-old Child Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Ogun
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2-year-old Child Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Ogun

The Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, has announced that a 2-year-old child tested positive for Coronavirus at its facility. Spokesperson of the hospital, Segun Orisajo said the child was admitted eight days ago on account of breathlessness and tests carried out on her showed she had the virus. Orisajo said; “Due to the persisted high temperature, she was isolated, hence no member of staff or other patients were unduly exposed,” he said. “To confirm the initial suspicion by a team of care givers, on the third day, she was screened for coronavirus while her treatment continued. “The samples of her test returned positive for coronavirus few moments ago. “The girl is already receiving treatment at the Centre’s isolation ward while the facility where...
Awoniyi sends message to Mainz after regaining consciousness
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Awoniyi sends message to Mainz after regaining consciousness

The Nigerian striker "passed out" in his side’s defeat at Opel Arena after a head collision and was rushed to the hospital Mainz striker Taiwo Awoniyi has thanked the club’s medical team for their efforts to ensure he regained consciousness. The Nigerian forward was stretchered off in the 23rd minute in his side’s 1-0 defeat to Augsburg in Sunday’s Bundesliga game at Opel Arena. Awoniyi hit the head of Felix Uduokhai and then landed awkwardly before he was taken to the hospital where he was diagnosed with a severe concussion.
Comedian Seyi Law calls out Governor Akeredolu, After his aunt died due to lack of equipment at an Ondo hospital
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Comedian Seyi Law calls out Governor Akeredolu, After his aunt died due to lack of equipment at an Ondo hospital

Comedian Seyi Law has called out Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state as he narrated how his aunt recently died due to “lack of basic equipment” at a hospital in the state. Seyi Law who tried to fight back tears as he shared his grief, said his aunt who fractured her leg in an accident, died at Igbokoda general hospital in Ilaje local government area of the state. He appealed to the Governor to bring in the necessary facilities to help protect the lives of citizens in the area. Seyi Law said in the post; “Your excellency, this is not a fight with you, it’s just stating the truth. This morning, my mum’s younger sister had an accident and they didn’t have the right equipment to take care of her at Igbokoda general hospital. “And in just a few minutes she has been pronou...
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Baby Dies After Falling From Abuja Hospital’s Top Floor

A three-month-old baby has died after falling from the first floor of the Garki General Hospital, Abuja. It was learnt that the incident occurred early on Sunday. A security guard at the hospital told The PUNCH that the mother of the baby and two others were on their way to the emergency ward when the incident occurred. He said, “A woman along with two others were on the top floor, rushing to the emergency ward, when the baby she was carrying, slipped from her grip and fell to the ground floor. The baby’s neck got broken in the process and died.” The Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Adamu Onu, refused to give details of what happened when he was contacted for comment. When asked if the matter was reported to the police, the MD said patients were entitled to their pr...
Unknown Man Brought in to Abuja Hospital by Policemen
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Unknown Man Brought in to Abuja Hospital by Policemen

The management of the National Hospital in Abuja has notified the general public of an unknown patient who was brought to the Trauma Section of the hospital on June 8, 2020. The yet-to-be identified patient was brought in unconscious by some police officers who picked him from Nyanya Bridge. Members of the public with information about the patient who has been receiving treatment should visit the Trauma ICU of National Hospital, Abuja for identification and further necessary action The statement read in parts; UNKNOWN PATIENT The man whose picture is above was brought into the Trauma Section of the National Hospital, Abuja on the 08 June, 2020.The Unknown patient was brought in unconscious by some Police Officers who picked him from under the Nyanya Bridge. The patient h...
Julian Weigl hit out at fans after Benfica’s team coach was attacked with stones
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Julian Weigl hit out at fans after Benfica’s team coach was attacked with stones

Benfica stars Julian Weigl and Andrija Zivkovic have assured supporters they are 'ok' but were 'really lucky' not to sustain further injuries after their team bus was attacked. The players were taken to hospital after the vehicle was stoned by angry fans - with individuals frustrated due to Benfica missing the chance to move clear of title rivals Porto at the top of the table. Benfica promptly slammed the actions of those responsible and Weigl has also lashed out at the fans involved in the unsavoury incident. The Portuguese giants were held to a 0-0 draw with Tondela, and some supporters gathered outside Estadio de Luz to urge their team on despite the clash taking place behind closed doors. The attack happened on a major motorway between the stadium and training ground, w...
‘Violence has never solved anything’ – Ex-Cameroon coach Seedorf reflects on racial unrest
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‘Violence has never solved anything’ – Ex-Cameroon coach Seedorf reflects on racial unrest

The former Indomitable Lions manager weighed in on the protests carried out across the globe over the killing of George Floyd in the United States Former Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf shared a video on Instagram in which he spoke about the ongoing unrest over the killing of George Floyd, asserting "violence solves nothing". The American died in the city of Minneapolis on May 25 after a police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes while he was apparently struggling to breathe. Floyd died in hospital and the action of the police officer has drawn outrage all over the United States, with some of the protests turning violent which has been strongly condemned.
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...
HEALTH CARE: From one general hospital to 20 in 21 years in Anambra
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HEALTH CARE: From one general hospital to 20 in 21 years in Anambra

By 1999 when the current democratic dispensation came into being, Anambra State had only one developed general hospital and that was the Onitsha General Hospital. Though there were other general hospitals located in some local government headquarters, they were more or less glorified health centres as most of them lacked the basic facilities required in a General Hospital. There are presently about 20 general hospitals in various parts of the state, while each of the 326 political wards in the state has at least a Primary Healthcare Centre. The state Primary Healthcare Development Agency coordinates all the primary health care activities through the observance of the routine immunisation, de-worming exercises, as well as rendering support to the rural dwellers on ways of maintaining ...
Mom Arrested For Stabbing her 3 Kids to Death
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Mom Arrested For Stabbing her 3 Kids to Death

A nursing mother has been arrested after she stabbed her three kids to death. The 28-year-old mother from Basud in Camarines Norte, Philippines, hacked her children, ages 5, 1 year/8 months old, and 4 months old, to death at their home. The mother also tried to commit suicide but survived it. She is still confined to a hospital after the attempted suicide.   Police said that "the mother admitted to the crime thinking she was infected with the deadly Covid-19." Basud Police thinks that the suspect could be suffering Postpartum Depression. The husband of the suspect and her other relatives are very determined to press charges against her. Three counts of parricide were filed by the Philippine National Police against the mother.  
Lockdowns, curfew not in our best interest, putting God first has worked for us – Tanzania President
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Lockdowns, curfew not in our best interest, putting God first has worked for us – Tanzania President

Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli has downplayed US fears that Dar es Salaam hospitals are overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients. Earlier this week, the US Embassy in Tanzania issued an alert warning that there is an “extremely high risk” of contracting coronavirus in Dar es Salaam. But on Sunday, May 17, President Magufuli said that many of the Covid-19 patients in Tanzania have recovered, giving a blow-by-blow account of the few patients in each of the country’s main hospitals. “I urge you to continue taking caution and praying. If the trend continues this way, I’ll open up universities for students to resume their studies. I will also consider resuming sporting activities,” said a confident Magufuli. Magufuli, exuding confidence, claimed that some planes are fully booke...
Baby who was Born Three Hours Before ISIS Maternity ward Massacre, Survives after Being Shot Twice
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Baby who was Born Three Hours Before ISIS Maternity ward Massacre, Survives after Being Shot Twice

A baby who was shot twice during the Kabul maternity unit massacre that killed 24 people including mothers, nurses, and newborns, has miraculously survived. Last Tuesday, three suspected ISIS gunmen stormed the maternity hospital in the Afghan capital of Kabul, where they killed two newborn babies with at least 12 mothers and nurses. 15 others including men, women, and children were injured.    Officials said three gunmen who disguised themselves as police officers threw grenades before opening fire with rifles.  The gunmen were later killed after they got into a shootout with security forces for several hours. The newborn, who was born just three hours before the attack, survived after doctors operated on her shattered right leg, the Times reported. The surviving i...
We Don’t Know What Caused Strange Deaths In Kano – FG
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We Don’t Know What Caused Strange Deaths In Kano – FG

The Federal Government says there are no conclusions yet with regard to ‘strange’ deaths in Kano State. The Minister for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19. He said that investigations were still ongoing in the matter. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Kano State witnessed yet-to-be-explained deaths in the recent past. No fewer than 150 people were feared dead in the state, prompting investigations to determine whether the deaths were related to COVID-19. According to the minister, unexplained deaths did not only occur in Kano but in eight states of the federation. He gave the assurance that ministry would continue to investigate them. The minister said that Nigeria...
Adewole: 66 cheers to a rare breed
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Adewole: 66 cheers to a rare breed

By every standard, he could probably be seen as a rare breed. His lifestyle is in similitude of a candle; burning himself up in order to give others light. He uses his voice for kindness, his ears for compassion, his hands for charity, his mind for the truth, and his heart for love and forgiveness. On this note, there can’t be a celebratory staleness as far as the immediate past Health Minister, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole is concerned. To those who are very familiar with him, he could be likened to what Winston Churchill describes as a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. He is 66 years old today. With the entire swagger that is all his, coupled with a richly precocious mind, bristling with the rare combination of brilliance, confidence and compassion for humanity, Prof. Ade...
One Coronavirus Patient Discharged in Sokoto State After Recovering
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One Coronavirus Patient Discharged in Sokoto State After Recovering

A Coronavirus patient has been discharged in Sokoto state after receiving treatment and recovering from the disease. The Sokoto state ministry of health made the announcement witter. The male patient was discharged from the state's Isolation facility at the infectious disease hospital in Amanawa, to reunite with the society. The tweet reads; Breaking! 1 more patient; male, was today discharged from our Isolation facility at infectious diseases hospital Amanawa to reunite with the society.
Ailing Yoruba Actor, Ogun Majek, Asks the Mass for Help
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Ailing Yoruba Actor, Ogun Majek, Asks the Mass for Help

Nollywood actor, Gbolagade Akinpelu, popularly known as "Ogun Majek", has called out to the public for help as his health deteriorates. The appeal for financial assistance was contained in a message issued by one of the actor's sons, Akinpelu Akeem Abidemi. Abidemi said that the children of Gbolagade Akinpelu are using the medium to appeal to all indigenes of Ibadanland, Oyo State, and Nigerians as a whole to provide financial assistance for the treatment of their father who has been battling with an unknown sickness for some years. Abidemi said that they have spent and sold all resources at their disposal but all to no avail. He said they are asking for help from the public in order not to lose the ailing film actor. Abidemi enjoined people across religious beliefs to pray...
Drake Reveals He Was In The Hospital Last Week
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Drake Reveals He Was In The Hospital Last Week

Canadian rapper, Drake reveals he was in the hospital last week as a cause if ankle injury According to him, he revealed that he was admitted to the hospital because of an ankle injury, noticing all of the love and care that nurses, doctors, and other medical workers were showing. He said Drake tipped his hat, saying that the “moral, the smiles, the high spirits” at the hospital were “incredible,” noting that essential workers are the “glue holding us all together.” “I want to urge everybody, in their own space to find the silver lining,” said Drake. “What I mean when I say that is if you have a craft that can be worked on from home, it is an amazing thing to keep on working, keep your mind stimulated.”
Montpellier’s Junior Sambia hospitalised with suspected coronavirus infection
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Montpellier’s Junior Sambia hospitalised with suspected coronavirus infection

The 23-year-old midfielder has been admitted to hospital after suffering from Covid-19-like symptoms Montpellier have confirmed that Junior Sambia has been admitted to hospital after having respiratory and digestive problems suspected to be linked to the coronavirus. According to L'Equipe, the 23-year-old midfielder - whose parents are from the Central African Republic - was admitted to hospital on Monday after showing symptoms similar to Covid-19. His situation worsened and was taken to intensive care on Thursday. "Following digestive and respiratory problems, one of our players has been hospitalised in Montpellier for two days in a specialised environment to benefit from appropriate care," read a statement on Montpellier's official website. Sambia has played 22 times in all ...
Rapper, Lil Xan Rushed To The Hospital After Fears About The Coronavirus Pandemic Gave Him A Severe Panic Attack
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Rapper, Lil Xan Rushed To The Hospital After Fears About The Coronavirus Pandemic Gave Him A Severe Panic Attack

American rapper, Lil Xan, 22, was hospitalized over the weekend after fears about the Coronavirus pandemic gave him a severe panic attack. According to a report from TMZ on Tuesday, the rapper was rushed to the hospital on Sunday while quarantining at his mother’s home in Corona, Calif. Xan’s mother reportedly called paramedics after she noticed that her son was hallucinating. At the hospital, doctors told Xan that he had experienced a panic attack, in which he then replied that he had little memory of what happened. As for what might have triggered the panic attack, he said he feels it was caused by anxiety he’s been feeling while quarantined at home due to the Coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, he posted a video montage on Instagram and reflected on the last few years of hi...
8 months Later, 3-Year-old Girl Vomits The Nail She Swallowed While Playing In School
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8 months Later, 3-Year-old Girl Vomits The Nail She Swallowed While Playing In School

A mother took to a Facebook group to rejoice after her 3-year-old daughter vomited an iron nail she swallowed eight months ago. The mother said her daughter returned from school one day and informed her that she swallowed nail in school. Several medical tests were carried out but the doctors couldn’t find anything. Traditional means was also tried, with the mother giving her child red oil to drink to enable her pass the nail out, yet that didn’t work. The child’s breathing soon became laboured yet hospitals couldn’t help. Fortunately, on Monday, April 20, the little girl started coughing and soon vomited the rusted nail. The happy mother shared a photo of the nail and wrote: “About 8 months ago,my daughter of 3yrs plus walked up to me and said she swallowed a nail in scho...
COVID-19: St Nicholas Hospital Shuts Down Lagos Branch
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COVID-19: St Nicholas Hospital Shuts Down Lagos Branch

In a statement signed by its clinical director, Ebun Bamgboye, the hospital said the decision was as a result of exposure to COVID-19. The hospital also said it has contacted the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) while its facility has been decontaminated by the Lagos state government. “The safety of all our staff and patients is of paramount importance to us. As such, we are complying with the directive of the HEFAMAA (Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency) to suspend our services for 2 weeks (Saturday 18th April 2020 — Saturday 2′ May 2020),” the hospital said. “We understand the critical needs of our patients, hence we have introduced our telemedicine services where patients can consult our doctors via video and audio channels by calling.” The hospital ...
Nigerian Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death By His Wife In Brazil
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Nigerian Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death By His Wife In Brazil

A Nigerian man has died a painful death after he was allegedly killed by his wife in Brazil. The man identified as Emeka Okoye, from Nnewi, Anambra State, was yesterday, allegedly stabbed to death by his South African wife in Brazil. A source in the know shared details of the encounter between the man and his wife and said: “Emeka was previously married to someone here in Nigeria but later chased her away with their 4 children. He subsequently proceeded to Brazil where he got married again to a South African lady called Elizabeth and he adopted her child. Yesterday, he got into an argument with her and hit her, then she took a knife and allegedly stabbed him several times. He was rushed to the hospital but didn’t survive.” The suspect has since been arrested. However, in...
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Saint Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, suspends services for two weeks over COVID-19

Saint Nicholas Hospital has suspended services at its Lagos Island branch over exposure to COVID-19.  The suspension, the hospital, said would last for two weeks.  In a statement on Monday, Ebun Bamgboye, the hospital’s clinical director said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had been contacted over the development. “This is to inform you about of the suspension of our services in St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos Island branch for a period of 2 weeks,” the statement read. “This decision is as a result of exposure to COVID -19. We have contacted the NCDC and as at 18’h of April 2020, our facility had been decontaminated by the Lagos state government. “The safety of all our staff and patients is of paramount importance to us. As such, we are complying with the directiv...
Two Hospital Workers Test Positive For Coronavirus In Lagos
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Two Hospital Workers Test Positive For Coronavirus In Lagos

A hospital in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Vedic Lifecare, has said that two of its staff tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The hospital management in a statement on Monday, said its staff contracted the disease after treating a patient who later tested positive for COVID-19. The management said its facility has been closed for decontamination while the infected staff have been taken to an isolation centre managed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). “Dear customers and visitors. Approximately 10 days ago, we had an in-patient who later tested positive for COVID 19 after discharge. As per protocols set by NCDC we have tested our staff who have come in contact with the COVID positive patient and unfortunately, we have had 2 staff members who tested positive ye...
Mother Wrestles Crocodile To Rescue Her 3-Year-Old Son
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Mother Wrestles Crocodile To Rescue Her 3-Year-Old Son

A Zimbabwean mother claims she wrestled her three-year-old son from the jaws of a crocodile by shoving her fingers into its nostrils. Maurina Musisinyana, 30, from the southeastern town of Chiredzi, was fishing on the banks of the Runde River when she heard a scream from one of her two sons, who had been playing nearby. She said she saw son Gideon being dragged into the water by a Nile crocodile. She had been told that the best way to weaken a crocodile was to press its nose to suffocate it. Maurina said she ran over and was able to cover the croc's nostrils while, with her other arm, pulling her son's head from its jaws. After releasing the boy, the animal bit Maurina on the hand before letting go of her and retreating back to the water. Both mother and son were rushed t...
Lagos State Government Reveals Hospital Where Abba Kyari Died
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Lagos State Government Reveals Hospital Where Abba Kyari Died

The Lagos state government has revealed the hospital where former Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Abba Kyari, died of COVID-19 in the state on Friday April 17. A statement released by the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, says Kyari died at the First Cardiology Consultants in Lagos. Read the statement below PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH, PROFESSOR AKIN ABAYOMI: DEATH OF MALLAM ABBA KYARI IN LAGOS Following enquiries on the passing away of the Chief of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mallam Abba Kyari on Friday 17th April 2020, the Lagos State Government states that: Mallam Abba Kyari died from complications of Coronavirus infection at First Cardiology Consultants in Lagos. This hospital is a Lagos St...
Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Offers His Ivory Coast Hospital As A Coronavirus Treatment Centre (Photos)
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Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Offers His Ivory Coast Hospital As A Coronavirus Treatment Centre (Photos)

Chelsea and Ivorian football legend, Didier Drogba has offered his hospital in Ivory Coast to be used as a Coronavirus treatment centre. The hospital, which is based in the city of Abidjan was opened in 2016 and named after former Ivory Coast footballer Laurent Pokou, who passed away in the same year the hospital opened. Vincent Toh Bi Irie, the head of Abidjan’s regional council, has praised Drogba for his ‘patriotic gesture,’ saying the hospital will help them fight the disease. ‘We thank Drogba for this gift considered as an act of patriotism,’ Toh Bi said. In Ivory Coast, there are over 500 Coronavirus cases with five deaths recorded so far, but the country is preparing for a huge jump in cases following claims that African countries are in grave danger of becoming the ...
Boris Johnson Discharged From Hospital
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Boris Johnson Discharged From Hospital

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left hospital after being treated for coronavirus, but will not immediately return to work, Downing Street says. Mr Johnson, 55, was taken to St Thomas' hospital, in London, on Sunday - 10 days after testing positive for the virus. He had three nights in intensive care before returning to a ward on Thursday. Downing Street said the PM would continue his recovery at his country residence, Chequers. "On the advice of his medical team, the PM will not be immediately returning to work. He wishes to thank everybody at St Thomas' for the brilliant care he has received. "All of his thoughts are with those affected by this illness," the statement added. https://bbc.in/2yVsDtt
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Gateman who recently Traveled from Lagos to Kaduna Via Public transport, Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Kaduna State Government has confirmed a new case of Coronavirus in the state. A statement released by the state Commissioner for Health, Amina Mohammed Baloni, said the fresh case is a gateman in the Mando area who recently returned from Lagos.? Baloni said the patient had no connection to the first five cases in the state. ? Dr Baloni said the sixth case had traveled on public transport and contacted the authorities as his symptoms worsened. He said the patient has been evacuated to the state’s Infectious Disease Centre.”? The Commissioner added that the latest case presents the nightmare scenario of possible community transmission of Covid-19 in the state as it would be very difficult and complicated to trace all those he might have had contact with while commuting in a publ...
Coronavirus: New York City Turns World’s Largest Cathedral Into Hospital
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Coronavirus: New York City Turns World’s Largest Cathedral Into Hospital

New York City, under pressure with coronavirus cases, is planning to construct another temporary hospital in the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. The Cathedral in Manhattan, the largest Anglican Cathedral in the world, is the seat of the Diocese of New York. The City is looking up to the church as hospitals are running out of room for coronavirus patients. Alternatives such as the USNS Comfort and temporary hospitals in a convention centre and Central Park are proving not to be enough. According to Anglican.ink, the tentative plan is to set up about 400 hospital beds this week in the nave of the cathedral on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Whether the cathedral will handle COVID-19 cases has not yet been decided. But it should be accepting patients within 10 days...
UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Admitted To Hospital Over Coronavirus Symptoms
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UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Admitted To Hospital Over Coronavirus Symptoms

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street has said. He "continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus", a spokeswoman said - including a high temperature. It was described as a "precautionary step" taken on the advice of his doctor. The prime minister remains in charge of the government and urged people to follow its social distancing advice. "On the advice of his doctor, the prime minister has tonight been admitted to hospital for tests," the spokeswoman said. "This is a precautionary step, as the prime minister continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus ten days after testing positive for the virus." She added: "The prime minister thanks NHS staff for all of their...
Barcelona great Xavi donates €1M to Barcelona hospital
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Barcelona great Xavi donates €1M to Barcelona hospital

Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez and his wife Nuria Cunillera have made a donation of €1 million to the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona in order to help fight the coronavirus. The hospital had launched a fundraising campaign in order to combat the virus so that money could be raised to buy material and fund research and investigation. "Thanks to the contributions they're receiving, they can get equipment for health personnel and patients," Xavi himself said, urging others to follow suit and donate where they could. Xavi is currently coach of Al Sadd in Qatar.