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Naira Slumps Further, Exchanges For 473/$
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Naira Slumps Further, Exchanges For 473/$

The naira suffered further setback at the parallel market and Investors and Exporters forex window on Tuesday. According to figures obtained from Bureau De Change operators, the naira exchanged to the dollar for 473/$ at the parallel market. It had earlier gained in recent times after it closed the year 2020 at 467/$. At the I&E window, the naira fell by 0.17 per cent to close at 394/$ on Tuesday. It reached a low of 401 at the I&E window at the close of 2020. The Central Bank of Nigeria however maintained the official exchange rate at N379/$ on its website. The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria recently appealed to the CBN to make BDCs payout agents for diaspora remittances. The President, ABCON, Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, said the apex bank...
Footballer slumps and dies during match in Osun
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Footballer slumps and dies during match in Osun

A football player in Osun State simply identified as Damilola, has died after he reportedly slumped during a football match in the Ido area of the state on Monday, September 7. Late Damilola who plays for Premier Football Club Ofatedo, was about to pass a free-kick to his teammate during the match when he slumped. Eyewitnesses say he was rushed to a hospital closeby but was rejected and then he was rushed to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology where he was certified dead. His team members say he never showed any signs of illness before the match. The Coordinator of the Osun Grassroots Football Coaches Association, Leke Hamzat, confirmed his demise to newsmen.
Buhari’s Former Press Secretary & Daily Trust Shareholder, Wada Maida Slumps & Dies
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Buhari’s Former Press Secretary & Daily Trust Shareholder, Wada Maida Slumps & Dies

A shareholder of Media Trust Limited, publishers of the Trust titles, Malam Wada Maida died on Monday at the age of 70. A family source said the late media icon who was a former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) died around 10:pm last night. Until his death, he was the Chairman of Daily Trust Foundation, an arm of Media Trust which engages in humanitarian services. Credible sources said Malam Maida was in his office yesterday. “He developed complications later at home and slumped. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead,” he said. Maida, who was also the Chairman, Board of Directors of Peoples Media Limited, the publishers of Peoples Daily newspapers had served as the Press Secretary to President Muhammadu Buhari when he was military Hea...
Rising Rapper, Surplus, Slumps & Dies While Playing Football In Ogun
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Rising Rapper, Surplus, Slumps & Dies While Playing Football In Ogun

Nigerian rapper, Stephen Soetan aka Surplus, has died after slumping while playing football in Ogun State. The incident happened on Thursday evening at Oluwo, Abeokuta and he was confirmed dead shortly after. The fresh Computer Science graduate of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Mapoly, has since been buried. Watch Video Below
N2.5 Billion NBC Scandal: Pinnacle Communications Chairman, Omoluwa Slumps & Dies
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N2.5 Billion NBC Scandal: Pinnacle Communications Chairman, Omoluwa Slumps & Dies

Lucky Omoluwa, chairman of Pinnacle Communications Limited, has died. Mycelebrityandi learnt from family sources and associates that Mr Omoluwa died at the National Hospital, Abuja. His death comes amidst the commencement of trial in a corruption case involving his company, himself, and Modibbo Kawu, the suspended head of the federal broadcast regulator, the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission. Mr Omoluwa, a golfer and top philanthropist, was accused by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission of digital switchover fraud to the tune of N2.5 billion. The alleged collaborators used Pinnacle Communications, a broadcast engineering firm run by Mr Omoluwa, to carry out the suspicious transactions. Multiple sources said Mr Omoluwa slumped on Tuesday...
Breaking News: Trader Slumps, As Fire Guts Anambra Market
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Breaking News: Trader Slumps, As Fire Guts Anambra Market

According to a report by Punch Metro, a trader on Saturday slumped and was rushed to hospital after watching his shop ruined by fire. The trader whose identity could not be ascertained as of press time reportedly shouted, “I am finished” and collapsed. “Bystanders rushed him to the hospital. We don’t know his state of health as of now, the incident occurred around 1.30am on Saturday when all of us got a text message that the market was on fire and rushed to the place,” an eyewitness told our correspondent. Punch Metro reports that property worth millions of naira was destroyed in the inferno at the old Automobiles Spare Parts Market Awada, Anambra State. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed, ...
Rep Member From Jigawa, Adamu Fagengawo Slumps, Dies In Dubai
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Rep Member From Jigawa, Adamu Fagengawo Slumps, Dies In Dubai

Adamu Fagengawo, the member representing Garki/Babura Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, has died at a Dubai hospital. Recall that on Monday, another lawmaker from Sokoto State, Isha Harisu who represented Kebbe Constituency at Sokoto State House of Assembly had also slumped and died while the legislative session was ongoing. On Tuesday afternoon, family sources told DAILY NIGERIAN that Mr Fagengawo had slumped before being taken to a Dubai hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Jigawa, Adamu Fagengawo
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Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu Slumps And Dies

The Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District, Benjamin Uwajumogu, is dead. Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha confirmed the death of Uwajumogu to reporters at the Senate on Wednesday. He was said to have slumped in the toilet while taking his bath and rushed to a private hospital in Apo, Abuja where he was confirmed dead.
OAU Lecturer Slumps & Dies 24 Hours After She Directed Convocation Play
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OAU Lecturer Slumps & Dies 24 Hours After She Directed Convocation Play

A senior lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State Dr. Victoria Oluwaremilekun Adeniyi, slumped and died on Sunday morning. Adeniyi, who was said not to have shown any sign of sickness, reportedly slumped around 11.00 am in her residence. According to a source in the university, one of the children of the deceased informed a colleague, who in turn brought the news to the notice of the university authorities. Her death came less than twenty four hours a Professor of Paediatrics at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ife Jerome Elusiyan, was shot dead by unknown gun men along Benin-Ekpoma road in Edo State. According to a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the OAU, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, the deceased, an Acting Head of D...
Nigerian Pilgrim, Folashade Lawal Slumps And Dies In Saudi Arabia
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Nigerian Pilgrim, Folashade Lawal Slumps And Dies In Saudi Arabia

A 56-year-old female pilgrim from Lagos State slumped and died while on her way to the Jamrat (where stoning of the devil is taking place) in the early hours of today August 11. The deceased was identified as Alhaja Folashade Lawal and it was learnt that efforts to revive her was unsuccessful. Dr AbdulLateef AbdulHakeem, the Lagos State Amirul Hajj said doctors linked the cause of her death to high blood pressure. “We were told she slumped on her way to Jamarat to throw pebbles but unfortunately she gave up from that point. “Doctors told us that she had high blood pressure,” AbdulHakeem said.
Journalist Slumps And Dies While Dancing At School Reunion In Edo
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Journalist Slumps And Dies While Dancing At School Reunion In Edo

Journalist Egbobawaye dies while dancing during St Maria Goretti Reunion Party in Edo State. Pandemonium broke at the St Maria Goretti Reunion Party in Edo State last Friday July 12th when journalist, Osarugue Eunice Egbobawaye, who was at the school's 60th anniversary party, slumped and died while dancing. She was said to have been dancing in the school hall then slumped on a chair. Eunice was said to be life of the party as she was proudly showing off her dance moves. However after some minutes, people around her presumed it was tiredness while some noticed she was not moving nor responding to her name when she was called upon. Doctors were alerted and checked her but no peripheral pulses were palpated. She was then rushed to the hospital where she was certified dead on...
Ghanaian Woman Slumps After Seeing ‘Dead Husband’ In Another Town
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Ghanaian Woman Slumps After Seeing ‘Dead Husband’ In Another Town

A woman has reportedly collapsed at Kwaku in Ghana after seeing dead husband in another town. According to reports, her husband was believed to have been dead two years ago. He was however sighted in the company of another young woman, who was reported to be his girlfriend. The woman, upon sighting her husband, got shocked and alarmed, and so decided to monitor their every move. She trailed them to a guesthouse where they were said to be lodging for the festivities. Upon inquiry, the manager reportedly confirmed to the woman that the husband and the girlfriend had checked into the guesthouse the previous night. The woman was said to have called the police to the scene to help address her confusion. However, upon arriving at the guesthouse, both the man and the girlfriend...
President Buhari Almost Slumps Again At Kaduna Rally – Farooq Kperogi
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President Buhari Almost Slumps Again At Kaduna Rally – Farooq Kperogi

President Buhari almost slumped at the Kaduna rally for his 2019 re-election yesterday, few days after a similar incident played out in Kogi State. According to political columnist, Prof. Farooq Kperogi, Buhari who had a couch as his aid this time is showing signs of 'dementia'. He wrote as he shared the video; This happened today in Kaduna during APC's presidential campaign rally. In this video, Buhari slumped helplessly onto the couch. Recall how he also fell in Lokoja. I feel sorry for this man. His motor skills are weak, which is another tell-tale symptom of dementia Here is the video below; This happened today in Kaduna during APC's presidential campaign rally. In this video, Buhari slumped helplessly onto the couch. Recall how he also fell in Lokoja. I feel sorry for ...
Tinubu Slumps, Rushed To Hospital After Appointment Into Buhari’s APC – FFK
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Tinubu Slumps, Rushed To Hospital After Appointment Into Buhari’s APC – FFK

Last year on the day that Bola Tinubu was appointed Chairman of the APC Reconciliation Commitee, he lost his first son. Three days ago, on the day that he was appointed Chairman of Buhari's Campaign Council, he slumped, collapsed and was rushed to the hospital where he remains till today. Despite our political differences I love Bola Tinubu and I urge every Nigerian and particularly the Yoruba to pray for him. That God should preserve and protect him and make him understand His ways.
Pregnant Lady Slumps And Dies At BRT Terminal In Lagos
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Pregnant Lady Slumps And Dies At BRT Terminal In Lagos

A pregnant lady reportedly slumped and died at a BRT terminal in Lagos. The pregnant lady who slumped and died, was trying to catch a bus at the Mile 12 BRT terminal before the sad incident occurred. Eyewitnesses disclosed that she died before she could get medical help. A similar incident occurred few years ago. It was reported that a young girl slumped and died at the BRT terminus in Obalende, just as she was about to pay for ticket to board a bus to Ajah. Immediately she slumped, passengers with the assistance of BRT staff rushed her to the First Consultant Hospital behind the bus terminus. The medical team at the hospitsl tried all they could to revive the lady said to be in her early twenties but gave up the ghost.
Nigerian Volleyball Coach, Isaac Ijigba Slumps During Training, Dies (Photos)
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Nigerian Volleyball Coach, Isaac Ijigba Slumps During Training, Dies (Photos)

The death has been announced of a young Idoma-born Benue State volleyball coach, Isaac Ijigba. It was gathered that the deceased fell during training Tuesday morning while trying to pick the ball. He was rushed to the hospital but passed away this morning. Until his demise, Ijigba was a coach with the Invaders Club, Otukpo. Meanwhile, friends and colleagues of the young athlete had flooded his wall with mobbing tributes and elegies.
25-Year-Old Footballer Slumps, Dies After Ball Hit His Chest
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25-Year-Old Footballer Slumps, Dies After Ball Hit His Chest

A 25 year old Croatian footballer, Bruno Boban, has passed away after collapsing during a league matsch. Bruno Boban played for Marsonia in his homeland and was the leading marksman in the third tier. According to reports, 15 minutes during Marsoni’s clash with Slavonija Pozega, Bruno Boban was hit in the chest with the ball from close range. The match continued and he appeared fine. However, minutes later Bruno dropped to the ground.Thee had appeared to completely lose consciousness before collapsing onto the floor. Immediately, players from both sides realised the gravity of the situation and called for aid. Medics were quickly on the scene and spent 40 minutes trying to revive him. The medical perosonnel desperately to resuscitate him, but Bruno Boban was pronounced de...
Fan Slumps, Dies After Chelsea’s Defeat To Barcelona
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Fan Slumps, Dies After Chelsea’s Defeat To Barcelona

A young man identified as Emmanuel Offin, has reportedly passed away following his club, Chelsea’s champions league defeat to Barcelona on Wednesday. The incident was said to have happened yesterday in the Kumasi suburb of Asuoyeboah, Ghana. Offin who is a staunch supporter of Chelsea collapsed and died while on his way home after watching Barcelona wallop Chelsea 3-0. Otecnews’ Reporter, Rhoda Dankwa who visited the family house of  the late Nana Yaw at Asuoyeboah on Thursday, March 15, 2018 reported that the body has been deposited at Konfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Morgue for autopsy. According to the brother who spoke on Otec FM’s Nyansapo  programme said the death of their brother is a big blow to the family since they least expected it. Linda, identified as the wife of ...
Pregnant Woman Slumps After Slap By An Officer In Lagos
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Pregnant Woman Slumps After Slap By An Officer In Lagos

A pregnant woman has collapsed after she was reportedly slapped hard by a naval officer in a community in Lagos State. This is the scene of the very unfortunate incident which occurred in a community in Lagos. The incident reportedly occurred along Oshodi expressway in Lagos In the video, a pregnant woman is seen on the ground surrounded by persons who have gathered to show concern and speaking harshly to a Naval officer. According to witnesses, the Naval personnel caused the huge scene after slapping the pregnant woman. Watch the Video below; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceLVtL4_Rj8
Woman Slumps To Death After FSARS Arrests Son, 17
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Woman Slumps To Death After FSARS Arrests Son, 17

A woman has reportedly died of shock after her son’s arrest by some Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) operatives.   Mrs Asiata Adeyanju, 42, slumped and died close to her 9, Ajenifuja Street, Ilupeju, Lagos home on Wednesday night. She was said to be hypertensive.   The Nation gathered that the FSARS operatives from Ipakodo Division in Ikorodu, who have been allegedly picking people up in the area in the last two weeks, arrested Muiz, the deceased’s 17-year-old son, when he was about switching on the generator in front of their home.   The operatives, said to be in black vests with the inscription “FSARS”, allegedly slapped Muiz and hurled him into an unmarked van. A neighbour simply identified as Emmanuel, a teacher, was said to have been slapped b...
Messenger, 45, Slumps After Receiving Sack Letter
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Messenger, 45, Slumps After Receiving Sack Letter

A messenger, Malam Abubakar Shu’aibu, 45, of Government Secondary School, Aminu Marmara, Sabongari Zaria, Kaduna State, on Tuesday slumped into coma shortly after receiving his sack letter. A credible witness confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in the area on condition of anonymity for fear of victimisation. The source said the incident happened Tuesday morning shortly after the affected person received his sack letter. He said that the messenger had served the state for about 11 years. “We reported to work this morning and Abubakar Shu’aibu was invited to Zonal Education Office; on reaching there, they served him with a sack letter. “When he returned to the school, he showed us the letter and we all advised him to see it as an act of God Almighty as nothing h...
Lagos PDP Caretaker Chief Babatunde Osolanke Slumps, Dies
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Lagos PDP Caretaker Chief Babatunde Osolanke Slumps, Dies

Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was, on Saturday evening, thrown into mourning, following the sudden death of Chief Babatunde Osolanke, who is the chairman, Caretaker Committee of the party. He reportedly slumped at a hotel room and was quickly rushed to Ikeja General Hospital, where he was comfirmed dead. It was gathered that the deceased was scheduled to hold a meeting with some chieftains of the party to fix a date for the party’s congress, which ought to have commenced on Saturday but for a reconciliation parley held at the residence of a former deputy national chairman of PDP, Chief Olabode George, lasting till the early hours of the day, where the decision to reschedule the congress took place. According to the chairman, Media and Publicity Committee of...
Eugene Anenih Slumps And Dies Of Heart Attack
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Eugene Anenih Slumps And Dies Of Heart Attack

Ex-pdp Bot Chairman, Anenih’s Son Slumps, Dies At Lagos Club Son of Peoples’ Democratic Party ( PDP) chieftain, Chief Tony Anenih, Eugene slumped and died on Sunday at the Ikoyi Club in Lagos. Eugene who recently lost his mother is Chief Executive Oficer of Nova Finances. More details later Eugene Anenih, the chief executive officer of Nova Finance and Securities Ltd. and son of former Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees Chairman Anthony Anenih, died of a heart attack on Sunday. Mr. Anenih suffered the heart attack while playing lawn tennis at an undisclosed location. Just three weeks ago, Mr. Anenih’s mother died and has yet to be buried.
Witness Slumps And Dies In Lagos Court
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Witness Slumps And Dies In Lagos Court

An Ikeja High Court was on Thursday thrown into confusion after an unnamed witness slumped and died in the court just before testifying before Justice O.A. Olayinka in a land case. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deceased, who was in his late 30s, had come court to testify in a land dispute. “Before the case was called for trial, he started coughing and gasping and had to leave the courtroom. “He was vomiting a lot of blood and onlookers were scared to go near him. “He collapsed on the corridors of the courtroom and a medical team came in an ambulance to take body away. “His lawyer informed Justice Olayinka of his client’s death and she immediately stopped proceedings for the day,” a witness said. When NAN visited the courtroom, clots of blood were seen ...
Delta State Teacher Slumps & Dies While Discharging Her Duty In A Police Station
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Delta State Teacher Slumps & Dies While Discharging Her Duty In A Police Station

A teacher at Eziafia Grammar school in Delta state died suddenly yesterday morning after reportedly going to collect exam papers in a police station. According to Sapele Oghenek who shared this, the woman simply identified as Christy slumped in the station and was rushed to the General hospital in Sapele area where she gave up the ghost within 20 minutes. May her soul rest in peace.
Female UNILAG Student Slumps & Dies After Clubbing With A Man
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Female UNILAG Student Slumps & Dies After Clubbing With A Man

Tragedy has stuck at the Moremi Hall of the University of Lagos after a Chemistry Education student, identified simply as Tope, slumped and died at the institution’s medical centre. Sources in UNILAG said the student, who was squatting in the hostel, died shortly after returning from an outing with a man. They added that Tope could have been saved if she was promptly attended to at the centre. One of them said, “Tope was squatting here. She went to a club and returned around midnight on Thursday. It was not long afterwards that she started gasping. We rushed her to the UNILAG Medical Centre, but they blamed the student who allowed her to squat in her room. Tope eventually died, while the other student is being threatened with eviction.’’ However, the management of the universit...
Commissioner Slumps, Dies While Jogging With Plateau Governor
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Commissioner Slumps, Dies While Jogging With Plateau Governor

The Plateau Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Mr Samuel Galadima, slumped and died on Wednesday, while jogging along with Governor Simon Lalong, at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos. The Director of Press Affairs, Mr Emmanuel Nanle, who confirmed the incident said: “Yes, the commissioner slumped while jogging and was rushed to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, where he died.” Nanle said that the official was gasping for breath by the time he arrived the hospital. “Doctors tried to stabilise him but could not. We have lost him,” he said.   Source: NAN
Man Slumps, Dies During Early Morning Jogging Exercise In Lagos
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Man Slumps, Dies During Early Morning Jogging Exercise In Lagos

An unidentified young man wearing Arsenal F.C branded Jersey, believed to be in his 20s slumped and died while jogging around Ilupeju area of Lagos on Thursday, February 2. If you know anyone who jogs around Mushin/ Ilupeju/Fatai Atere/Coker road/Palm avenue junction and is yet to return, contact the Police Public Relations Officer or Olosan Police Station. A statement issued by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said a police Patrol vehicle was reported to have brought the young man said to be in his late 20s who slumped to the frontage of LASEMA Response Unit at Cappa, Oshodi at about 7.30 am yesterday, 2/2/2017. It was gathered from an eyes witness account and the Police officers at the incident scene that the young slumped while on early morning jogging exe...