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SA Soccer Player Anele Ngcongca Passes On

  Former Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca has sadly passed away following a tragic car accident. The 33-year-olds passing comes a few days after the passing of his former lover Kwaito star Mshoza, real name Nomasonto Maswanganyi. Eye Witness News can confirm that the soccer player lost his life during the early hours of Monday morning, 23 November 2020. A police officer told the publication that Anele lost his life on the scene and a case of culpable homicide has been opened. “It’s alleged that this morning, at 5am, a vehicle with two occupants lost control and overturned on the N2 freeway near Mtunzini. A 33-year-old man was declared dead at the scene. The driver sustained serious injuries and was taken to the hospital for medical attention. The circumstances surrou...
Stray bullet allegedly kills trader in Enugu as security operatives disperse residents attempting to break into school to loot COVID-19 palliatives
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Stray bullet allegedly kills trader in Enugu as security operatives disperse residents attempting to break into school to loot COVID-19 palliatives

The looting of COVID-19 palliatives turned tragic in Enugu on Saturday, October 23 after a stray bullet allegedly fired by security operatives hit and killed a young man who sells fuel.   It was gathered that after news spread that COVID-19 palliatives were housed at Queen's Secondary school located inside WTC estate, residents stormed there in attempt to loot food items.   Security operatives stationed at the school reportedly fired shots to disperse the crowd. A stray bullet hit the young trader.   A shop owner in the area said that the deceased was not part of the mob that attempted to break into the school.   A graphic video posted by eyewitnesses shows the deceased gasping for breath before he passed away.   Sen. Chijinke Ugwuanyi...
Popular Kenyan DJ dies in tragic road accident
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Popular Kenyan DJ dies in tragic road accident

A Monday morning car accident claimed the life of one of Kenya’s most celebrated DJ who died on the spot.Kenyans are still in shock, trying to come to terms with the every-day accidents, just a few days after we witnessed the grisly road accident of popular Kikuyu gospel artist Dennis Mutara who survived.This time round, luck was not on our side, we lost the creative.Nyeri-based virtual deejay Dunny Boy breathed his last on Monday after the Toyota Fielder he was travelling in lost control and veered off the road before rolling several times into a ditch.This left the car in total wreck, entangling the DJ in its broken parts that saw police and residents struggle to get the lifeless body out.His wife, Janet Wambui penned a heartfelt message to the father of her children, her lover and ...
Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’
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Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’

Cops who spoke to Naya Rivera's son, Josey after her shocking disappearance have disclosed that they've found no evidence which suggests the popular Glee star may have taken her own life. The "Glee" star rented a pontoon boat with her four-year-old son Josey on Wednesday July 8. She was supposed to return it within three hours, but when she didn't the marina went looking for her. They found the boat with just Josey aboard, and Rivera's life vest still in the vessel. Though it is speculated that the actress committed suicide, Ventura County Sheriff's Office sergeant Kevin Donoghue told People that they believe the incident was a tragic accident.   He said; "We interviewed her son and there was nothing that we learned from her son that would have suggested that this w...
British Superbike Star, Ben Godfrey Dies in Tragic Crash
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British Superbike Star, Ben Godfrey Dies in Tragic Crash

The British Superbike community is mourning the loss of Ben Godfrey who died in a tragic crash at Donington Park while competing at the No Limits Track Days event. The 25-year-old died of injuries sustained in a collision with another rider at the Leicestershire circuit on Sunday evening. A statement from No Limits Trackdays issued via Instagram read: "During the second advanced group session of our No Limits Trackday today at Donington Park, Ben Godfrey collided with another bike on the approach to Redgate and fell from his machine. "Tragically he suffered serious injuries and despite immediate medical assistance trackside, he succumbed to his injuries shortly after." Mark Neate, the owner of No Limits Trackdays paid tribute to Godfrey, saying: "I am so desperately sad t...
George Floyd: FIFA Releases Statement on Players Demanding Justice for Late American
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George Floyd: FIFA Releases Statement on Players Demanding Justice for Late American

FIFA has urged football competition organizers to apply ‘common sense’ and consider not sanctioning players demanding justice for George Floyd, a handcuffed 46-year-old black American man, during games. FIFA said this in a statement to the Associated Press on Monday. Floyd died on May 25, 2020, at the hands of a White police officer in Minneapolis. DAILY POST had reported that football players, including Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, used last weekend matches in the German Bundesliga to reveal messages expressing solidarity with Floyd. The statement read: “FIFA fully understands the depth of sentiment and concerns expressed by many footballers in light of the tragic circumstances of the George Floyd case. “The application of the laws of the game is left for the competitions’ ...
Three Families Killed by Thunder Strike in Benue State
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Three Families Killed by Thunder Strike in Benue State

A tragic incident occurred at Tarau Gwer local government area in Benue state on Saturday night, as a family of three were killed by thunder strike. It was gathered that the family died on the spot after the thatch house they were sleeping in was struck by a thunder, folllowing a heavy rainfall on Saturday A man, his wife and their five (5) year old son died in the incident which has thrown the entire community into mourning. An eyewitness, Peter Kembe told The Nation that the incident is the first of its kind in the village.
Woman, 5-year-old Boy Drown in ex-baseball Star Carl Crawford’s Pool
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Woman, 5-year-old Boy Drown in ex-baseball Star Carl Crawford’s Pool

A 24-year-old woman and a young boy reportedly died after they drowned in a pool at the home of former Los Angeles Dodgers player Carl Crawford on Saturday afternoon. According to TMZ, Crawford was hosting a small gathering of six people at his home in Houston, when the tragic incident occurred. The little boy is believed to have wandered off and fallen into the swimming pool located in the back of the house and started having trouble breathing. In an attempt to save him, the woman identified by friends as Bethany Lartigue, reportedly jumped into the pool. Both sadly drowned. Crawford tried reviving both Lartigue and young boy, but was unsuccessful, according to TMZ. Bethany Lartigue A series of clips posted on Instagram Story by rapper Erica Banks, show her and ...
I Had An Accident In 2007 Which Prevented Me From Walking – Daddy Showkey Says
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I Had An Accident In 2007 Which Prevented Me From Walking – Daddy Showkey Says

Veteran Nigerian galala singer, Daddy Showkey recounts how he escaped a tragic car accident back in 2007 which prevented him from walking for years. In an Instagram live chat, the singer stated that he had the accident while on his way from a party hosted by singer Olu Maintain who was celebrating his birthday.   View this post on Instagram   2007 accident - Daddy Showkey A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) on Apr 28, 2020 at 10:10pm PDT
Father of six Commits Suicide after Wife of 16 years Cheated on Him in Delta
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Father of six Commits Suicide after Wife of 16 years Cheated on Him in Delta

A tragic incident occurred on Friday February 28 in Sapele, Delta State as a father of six identified Felix Edore committed suicide upon discovering that his wife of 16 years cheating on him. The deceased said to be a cab driver who shuttled between Abraka and Eku communities, drank the poisonous Sniper insecticide after uncovering his wife's extramarital affair. An eyewitness who spoke to The Nation said; “He came home that evening and was as usual very lively. He brought his car and was complaining about the radiator or so. It was when he left and came back that we learnt he had drunk Sniper.”. It was further learnt that Edore was rushed to the clinic before being confirmed dead on Saturday morning.
Unbelievable – Nicki Minaj Says, As She Remembers Pop Smoke Following Tragic Death
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Unbelievable – Nicki Minaj Says, As She Remembers Pop Smoke Following Tragic Death

Pop Smoke was reportedly shot and killed in a home invasion in the Hollywood Hills early Wednesday morning (Feb. 19). Many in the hip-hop community, including Nicki Minaj, have paid tribute to the late Brooklyn rapper, who undoubtedly had a bright future ahead of him. Minaj memorialized Smoke with a heartfelt post to her Instagram putting life in perspective. “The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave,” she wrote of her fellow New York native. “Unbelievable. Rest In Peace, Pop.” Nicki co-signed Pop by hopping on the gritty “Welcome to the Party” remix back in August. Their debut collab peaked at No. 9 on the Rap Digital Songs Sales chart later that month. Find Nicki’s post below.
Man Jumps from Third Mainland Bridge into Lagoon
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Man Jumps from Third Mainland Bridge into Lagoon

A tragic incident occurred today February 15, as a 22-year-old man identified as Daibo Toju Davies plunged into the lagoon from the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos state. Davies said to be a resident of 17 Sosanya street in Soluyi area of Gbagada, engaged the services of an Uber taxi from a hospital before the sad incident. It was gathered that he stopped the Uber halfway through the journey and pretended that he was having a running stomach before jumping into the lagoon. The public affairs officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor said they've intensified efforts to rescue Mr Davies. Okunbor said; “He should be in his mid-twenties. He ordered a car-hailing service from Gbagada to the Island. He deceived the UBER driver that he had a r...
Six Catholic Faithfuls Die while Returning From ‘Oke Maria’ Pilgrimage in Osun
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Six Catholic Faithfuls Die while Returning From ‘Oke Maria’ Pilgrimage in Osun

A tragic accident which occurred at a sharp bend in Eripa, along Iree-Otan Ayegbaju-Ila Orangun road in Osun State on Sunday February 9 claimed the lives of 6 Catholic faithfuls. The late victims of the accident who were reportedly returning from the annual Oke Maria Pilgrimage (Prayer Mountain) in Otan Ayegbaju, were passenges of an 18-seater Liteace bus belonging to SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Lagere. 9 occupants of same vehicle also sustained injuries from the accident. Osun Police Spokesperson, Folashade Odoro confirmed the accident and also disclosed that the driver lost control of bus which ran into a ditch. He urged motorists to avoid over speeding and dangerous driving.
Two Dead as High-speed Train Derails in Northern Italy
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Two Dead as High-speed Train Derails in Northern Italy

A tragic incident occurred on Thursday morning in Italy's Lodi province as two people were killed after a high-speed train derailed. The accident which also left 28 people injured occurred in the town of Casalpusterlengo, some 30 miles southeast of Milan. All services on the Milan-Bologna high-speed route have been suspended and diverted via conventional lines, as emergency teams and firefighters are at the scene of the accident to assess the damage. The railway company said the engine left the tracks some 40km (25 miles) from Milan at around 05:30 local time. It struck the freight wagon on a parallel track before running into a building and was separated from the rest of the train. Both it and the first carriage turned on their sides. Italian President Sergio Matta...
Kobe Bryant Final Conversation With Jay-Z before his Tragic Passing Revealed
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Kobe Bryant Final Conversation With Jay-Z before his Tragic Passing Revealed

Hip hop mogul, Jay-Z has revealed one of the last things Kobe Bryant said to him before his tragic passing in a helicopter crash. The NBA legend died at the age of 41, along with his duaghter, Gianna, 13, and seven other passengers when the helicopter they were flying in crashed near Calabasas on January 26. Speaking to students at Columbia University on Tuesday, Jay-Z, 50, spoke about his sports agency and his relationship with Kobe Bryant. When asked about his relationship with Kobe Bryant, Jay-Z took a pause to compose his thoughts, and then began with , 'Kobe was a guy that looked up to me and we've hung out multiple times.' 'He was last at my house on New Year's and he was just in the greatest space that I've seen him in,' the rapper continued. 'One of the last ...
Singer, Brandy Who was Kobe Bryant’s High School Prom date, Speaks out on his Death
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Singer, Brandy Who was Kobe Bryant’s High School Prom date, Speaks out on his Death

Almost a week after Basketball legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter, Gianna, and 8 others, singer Brandy has now come out to send her condolences to the family of Kobe. Kobe and Brandy were friends while he was still alive and she was his former prom when she was much younger. Brandy's friendship with Bryant dates back to the 1990s, when she confessed to an interview that they once went to prom together.   'He'll always be my date," Brandy said in the 1996 Entertainment today interview. The 40 year old singer has now shared her condolences towards the family. Posting on her Instagram page Saturday, the 'Afrodisiac' singer said; "Never will I understand. My condolences to @vanessabryant, and all families who are in pain dur...
Seven Injured after Cooking Gas Explosion in Anambra
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Seven Injured after Cooking Gas Explosion in Anambra

A tragic incident occurred today February 2, as seven people sustained varying degrees of injuries after a cooking gas explosion in a storey building located at No 23 Emmanuel Church road, Inland town Onitsha, Anambra State. The building was razed down by fire after a gas cooker recently procured exploded while being used for the first time at about 10:30am. Anambra State Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the incident gave the names of victims of the incident as Nonso Okafor ‘m’, Nkechi Chinyere Okafor ‘f,’ Chisoba Okafor ‘m’, Ebuka Okafor ‘m’, Nwabuchi Chukwutor ‘m’, Chialuka Nwabuchi ‘m’ and Ifeoma Nwabuchi ‘f’. The statement read in parts; “The Fire allegedly emanated from a gas cooker recently procured which exploded in the course of using it for the first ...
‘We are Devastated’ – Kobe Bryant’s Sisters Break their Silence Following the Death of NBA Legend and his Daughter Gianna in Tragic Helicopter Crash
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‘We are Devastated’ – Kobe Bryant’s Sisters Break their Silence Following the Death of NBA Legend and his Daughter Gianna in Tragic Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant's sisters have broken their silence following the death of NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. The sisters, Sharia Washington, and Shaya Tabb released a joint statement five days after their brother died along with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash,  saying they are grieving with the Bryant family. The statement was accompanied by some personal family photos of themselves with Bryant, 41, as well as others featuring Gianna and their children. In the statement, they wrote: "On behalf of our family, we join Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka, and Capri in grieving the loss of Kobe and Gianna in such a tragic accident. We are devastated by the loss of our brother, son, our niece and granddaughter, and our hearts go out to all the families who lost ...
Neymar Dedicates Goal To Kobe Bryant After Throwing Up ’24’
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Neymar Dedicates Goal To Kobe Bryant After Throwing Up ’24’

PSG star Neymar dedicated his second goal to the late Kobe Bryant after news of his tragic passing was confirmed on Sunday. The Basketball icon passed away along with four other people, including his 13-year old daughter Gianna, who also onboard the private aircraft when it burst into flames as they were on the way to a practice session at the Mamba Academy this morning. The news shocked the sporting world and has led to a whole host of tributes pouring in for the 41-year old, widely viewed as one of the greatest players in NBA history. He completely transcended the sport in his 20-year career on the court and Neymar, a huge basketball fan who met 'Mamba' in 2017, paid tribute when he scored a penalty early in the second half against Lille. The Brazilian had found out about B...
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Eminem Jokes about Ariana Grande Concert Bomb Attack That Killed 22 People on his new Album

Eminem on Friday morning shocked the music world by unexpectedly dropping a new album 'Music to be murdered by' but that wasn't the only reason he became the number one trending topic on Twitter Worldwide. Eminem, 47, in one of the new songs, titled ‘Unaccomodating’, from the album made light of the tragic bombing at Ariana Grande’s Manchester concert in 2017 which took over 20 lives and made Ariana suffer from Post Traumatic Stress disorder (PTSD). Within the lyrics of the song, Eminem raps, “But I’m contemplating yelling ‘Bombs away’ on the game/Like I’m outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting”      This didn't go down well with fans who criticized him for comparing himself to the bomber and one fan immediately took to Twitter to write; “Eminem literally just made ...
Nwankwo Kanu Has Confirmed The Tragic Death Of His “Daughter” Eniton
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Nwankwo Kanu Has Confirmed The Tragic Death Of His “Daughter” Eniton

Former Super Eagles star, Nwankwo Kanu, has been plunged into mourning following the death of Eniton, one of the beneficiaries of his philanthropy-based NGO, Kanu Heart Foundation. The former Nigerian international made the tragic announcement through his verified Twitter account on the eve of Christmas, Tuesday, December 24. Kanu, who referred the deceased as his "daughter," was overtly left heartbroken by the sudden passing of the promising young girl. Although the Arsenal legend did not disclose the cause of the death, there are insinuations that Eniton might have hearkened to the last call through a heart-related ailment. "Why why why one of Kanu heart foundation gone," the 43-year-old former star posted. "My daughter gone gone gone. I can’t believe this. R I P Eni...
“On this day 14 yrs ago, my life almost ended at 16” Kechi Okwuchi remembers the tragic plane crash that took 108 lives
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“On this day 14 yrs ago, my life almost ended at 16” Kechi Okwuchi remembers the tragic plane crash that took 108 lives

Kechi Okwuchi took to Twitter on the 14th anniversary of the plane crash that nearly killed her, to remember the victims of the Sosoliso plane crash. The now 30-year-old America's Got Talent alumna, was one of the 110 people on board the ill-fated Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 on December 10, 2005. She was one of the sixty-one secondary school students from Loyola Jesuit College who were going home for the Christmas holiday. The flight from Abuja crash-landed at Port Harcourt International Airport. It slammed into the ground and burst into flames. Immediately after the crash, seven survivors were recovered and taken to hospitals, but only two people survived. Kechi is one of the two survivors. Remembering those who died on the 14th anniversary of their death, Kechi tweeted: "On ...
Porn star Jessica Jaymes’ cause of death confirmed after she tragically died at 43
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Porn star Jessica Jaymes’ cause of death confirmed after she tragically died at 43

Porn star Jessica Jaymes' cause of death has been confirmed after she tragically died at the age of 43. The adult film actress and reality star, whose real name was Jessica Redding, died in September when she suffered a seizure at her home in California. The LA County Coroner's Office has ruled that Jessica's death was "natural", but that alcohol abuse, or "chronic ethanol abuse", also played a part as a contributing factor. Jessica had been found unresponsive at her home in North Hills, LA, by a friend on September 17. The friend, who went to check on her after becoming concerned, called an ambulance and law enforcement say emergency services received a call for a cardiac arrest in the San Fernando Valley. Sadly, Jessica was pronounced dead at the scene.
NFL Player Chris Smith’s girlfriend killed in roadside accident weeks after welcoming their daughter
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NFL Player Chris Smith’s girlfriend killed in roadside accident weeks after welcoming their daughter

Cleveland Browns defensive end Chris Smith’s girlfriend, Petara Cordero, is dead after a tragic chain of events. The 26-year-old was struck by a car and killed in front of her NFL player boyfriend on Wednesday morning, the team said in a statement. Cordero’s death comes just weeks after she and Smith welcomed daughter Haven Harris Smith. Cordero was a passenger in Smith’s Lamborghini when a tire blew out, causing their vehicle to swerve and hit a median on I-90 West in Cleveland, according to the Browns’ statement. Cordero got out of the car uninjured, only to be struck by an oncoming Mazda, local station. After being taken to Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cordero was pronounced dead.
Aaliyah gets immortalized at Madame Tussauds, Las Vegas
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Aaliyah gets immortalized at Madame Tussauds, Las Vegas

Just days before the 18th anniversary of her tragic death, R&B legend Aaliyah gets honored with her own wax statue. A new wax statue of the singer, who was killed at the young age of 22 in a tragic plane crash, was unveiled at Madame Tussaud's in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Her brother, Rashad Haughton, was there at the unveiling ceremony, held at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas at The Venetian Las Vegas. He was dressed in black, with a plain black t-shirt under a black coat with black pants and black shoes. He was seen posing with the wax figure of his sister, who was clad in a silver bikini top, black leather pants with a silver belt and a thick silver choker. Aaliyah signed with Jive Records at just 12 years of age, with her first album, Age Ain't Nothing But a Number, debuti...
Motorcyclist allegedly shot dead by soldier over N100 bribe in Aba
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Motorcyclist allegedly shot dead by soldier over N100 bribe in Aba

A tragic incident occurred today at Opobo Junction area of Aba, as a commercial motorcyclist popularly known as Okada was allegedly shot dead by a soldier.   The Okada rider was reportedly shot dead by the soldier over his refusal to give N100 bribe at a check point in the community. The deceased was said to have welcomed a new child with his wife weeks earlier before being killed.     It was further learnt that the incident led to a reprisal attack as a Nigerian police truck was set on fire by an angry mob. Here is a video from the scene of the incident below;           View this post on Instagram   #Aba residents allegedly set Niger...
‘Reyes was a gentleman’ – Nwankwo Kanu mourns
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‘Reyes was a gentleman’ – Nwankwo Kanu mourns

The African football great has expressed his anguish at the tragic passing of his former teammate at Arsenal Nwankwo Kanu has joined the footballing world in mourning the passing of former Arsenal teammate, Antonio Reyes. The former Spain international died in a car accident at the age of 35 alongside cousins Jonathan Reyes and Manuel Calderon, who were also killed in the collision. Kanu joins a plethora of former Arsenal mates to express their pain and convey their sympathies to his family.
Ooni’s cultural ambassador advocates unity among women
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Ooni’s cultural ambassador advocates unity among women

The Ooni of Ife’s  cultural ambassador to Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA), Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, has advised women to build love among one another to further  boost gender protection. Ademiluyi disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the ongoing Queen Moremi Ajasoro musical dramatisation holding at the Terra Kulture in Lagos. According to her, women yearn for support from men, they want men to praise them but women themselves are not ready to assist one another to progress. She said that it was important for women to understand the need to express love and unity among one another. “To earn societal respect, be it in equality or in any other conversation, there is the need for them to show more love and togetherness. “This will help them to lift one another up an...
Brazil Tragic Chapecoense Plane Crash Survivor, Rafael Henzel Is Dead
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Brazil Tragic Chapecoense Plane Crash Survivor, Rafael Henzel Is Dead

A radio reporter Rafael Henzel, who survived the crash that killed most of the Chapecoense football team in 2016, died of a heart attack on Tuesday, MySportDab reports. The 45-year-old collapsed while playing football in the southern city of Chapeco, and despite being rushed to hospital he died soon after. A highly respected figure in the area, Henzel returned to his radio job after recovering from the plane crash. "Throughout his brilliant career, Rafael told the story of Chapecoense," the club said on their website. "He was a symbol of the club's reconstruction and he will always be remembered in the green and white pages of this institution." Henzel was one of six people to survive the crash, which killed 71 of the 77 people on board. The flight was carrying the te...
Gbenga Daniel was aspiring to become SGF under Atiku – FFK
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Gbenga Daniel was aspiring to become SGF under Atiku – FFK

Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode, has revealed that Gbenga Daniel was aspiring to become the Secretary-General of the Federation, SGF under Atiku Abubakar if he had won the February 2019 Presidential election. FFK however mentioned that Daniel’s decision to quit the PDP for APC is sad and tragic, especially when Atiku Abubakar is still fighting to retrieve his mandate. He wrote: For the first DG of Atiku’s Presidential Campaign Organisation and his closest confidante in the South West to dump the PDP and join the APC even before the conclusion of Atiku’s election petition is sad. For a man that was gunning to be Sec. to the Federal Government in an Atiku govt. to join Buhari after Atiku was rigged out is tragic! For a man that was Atiku’s spokesman to say he was not a ...
Lagos Building Collapse: Buhari Sympathises With Families Of Victims
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Lagos Building Collapse: Buhari Sympathises With Families Of Victims

The President has described the collapse of a three-storey building containing a school in Lagos on Wednesday as “extremely sad”. The primary school is said to be located on the second floor of the building, which is believed to be about 30 years old. At least 24 victims have been rescued and taken to the Lagos General Hospital, Marina, with nine confirmed dead. Many more are feared trapped in the building. In a statement, President Muhammadu Buhari sympathised with the parents and relations of the deceased, wishing them God’s comfort and the injured speedy and complete recovery. “It touches one to lose precious lives in any kind of mishap, particularly those so young and tender. May God grant everyone affected by this sad incident the fortitude and succour,” the President said...
Denrele Visits Goldie’s Graveside, Pays Emotional Tribute To Her
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Denrele Visits Goldie’s Graveside, Pays Emotional Tribute To Her

Today February 14th is the 6th death anniversary of singer, Goldie. Her very close friend, Denrele, paid a visit to her graveside. Sharing photos via his Instagram page, he wrote: I wonder what u were thinking as ur life ended. Did you wonder if ur life mattered? Then let me tell u that it did. That in those few days together u touched my heart with your kindness, ur laughter, ur positive energy. And above all else with ur beautiful, beautiful smile. As u were dying, did u wonder if people would remember u? Then let me tell u that I will remember u forever & hold you close in my heart. Morning of the 14th; I wake after a night of crying, a day of loss, & I have one moment…one beautiful, solitary moment when everything is right in the world because THAT is the moment befo...
Boy Mistakenly Kills Sister While Parents Party In U.S.
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Boy Mistakenly Kills Sister While Parents Party In U.S.

This is not the best of time for a Missouri parents whose 6-year-old daughter died after she was accidentally shot in the head by her 12-year-old brother. Robbery attack foiled in Lagos Reports say that the couple were attending a Christmas party when the incident occurred. Fox 2 Now reported that Maliyah Palmer was shot in the head and died at a nearby hospital on Friday. The two were reportedly being watched by a 16-year-old brother. Florissant police responded to the shooting at 11 p.m. The 12-year-old reportedly found the 9mm pistol inside a dresser in his parent’s bedroom and fired the gun. His sister was near him. “All of the officers who responded to the scene are mothers and fathers, so you can only imagine how personal it is to see a child shot in the back of the h...
Parents’ Only Child Dies As Generator Crashes Into Building In Lagos
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Parents’ Only Child Dies As Generator Crashes Into Building In Lagos

A mall’s generator which crashed into a building in Lagos, reportedly killed a two-year-old boy who is his parents’ only child. Twitter user @temiokomi who shared the story, also disclosed the late boy’s parents were also injured as a result of the incident. The generator crash which killed the boy who is his parents’ only child, has been reported to the police. Read the tweets below; Man. My boy is in pain & needs some justice. Last night’s rains pulled down the heavy fence of a shopping complex & a pillar or so, crashed into his sister’s house & killed her two-year old. Who does he report to, Twitter? His heart is heavy & he wants justice. Damn. Update: It wasn’t the rains. Apparently, the mall’s generators are by the fence & it was the large Mikano generato...
Heartbreaking: NYSC Member Dies Just One Month To The End Of His Service
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Heartbreaking: NYSC Member Dies Just One Month To The End Of His Service

A member of the National Youth Service Corps, has died a tragic death just one month to the end of his service. Ubara Happiness Oghenevinyeze is dead A corps member identified as Ubara Happiness Oghenevinyeze, has died. The young man was serving in Anambra State before his really heartbreaking death. The deceased, who was the president of the Anglican Corpers Fellowship of Nigeria, Anambra State Chapter, died in an auto crash, on Sunday, September, 30, 2018, while returning to his base from Benin, Edo State. Ubara about to buried He was laid to rest on Thursday, October 3. Dowell E. Dowell, a friend of Ubara, took to his Facebook page to mourn the young man's tragic passing. Ubara's burial He wrote: "I still find it very difficult to believe that de...
World-Famous Russian Basejumper Falls To His Death On Mount Ama-Dablam
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World-Famous Russian Basejumper Falls To His Death On Mount Ama-Dablam

A renowned Russian basejumper has been killed in a horror plunge after leaping 22,000ft (7,000m) from a Himalayan mountain. Valery Rozov, 52, fell to his death in a tragic wingsuit accident on Mount Ama-Dablam, eastern Nepal. The extreme sportsman held the record for the highest ever basejump from an altitude of 25,200ft from Tibet's Mount Cho-Oyu last year. He smashed into a cliff during his latest stunt and leaves behind a wife and sons.  
It’s Tragic Nigerian Senators Earn More Than Trump, UK PM
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It’s Tragic Nigerian Senators Earn More Than Trump, UK PM

Chairman of the Movement for Nigeria’s Total Transformation, Chief Areoye Oyebola, has expressed displeasure over the salaries of Nigerian federal lawmakers. Oyebola said “It is also strange, unthinkable and very disheartening that a senator, not minding the grinding poverty of Nigerians, earns $1.7m a year, which is far higher than the $400,000 yearly income of the United States’ President, whose stupendous country is the richest in the world. Even a member of the House of Representatives also earns more than the American President. What a tragic and pathetic situation!. “Worse still, each of our National Assembly members earns more than the British Prime Minister, while the pay of a member of Ghana’s unicameral legislature is a very small fraction of our House of Representatives’...
Man U Legend Rio Ferdinand Loses Mum
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Man U Legend Rio Ferdinand Loses Mum

Janice St Fort, 58, died in hospital on Thursday with her family by her side. Rio and his family released a statement about the passing of their "amazing" mum, where they described her as an inspiration. "We are heartbroken to announce that our amazing mum Janice passed away today after an ongoing battle with cancer," the statement read. "She was an inspiration to us all and was loved by everyone who knew her. She died at Guy's Cancer Unit, London Bridge Hospital, with her loving husband Peter and us, her four children, at her bedside. "She was a devoted mother to us all, and she was the most incredible grandmother to our children. "'The whole family are devastated. Our mum was the centre and the heart of our family and has supported us all through many difficult times, alwa...
‘Linda Ikeji Is A Dangerous Snake’, Omojuwa Goes On The Offensive On Twitter
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‘Linda Ikeji Is A Dangerous Snake’, Omojuwa Goes On The Offensive On Twitter

Nigerian blogger, public speaker and social media expert, Japheth Omojuwa has called out his colleague, Linda Ikeji for sharing a personal story he told her with the purpose of shading him. Omojuwa in a series of tweets on Monday accused Linda Ikeji who apparently was his friend of publishing the story of his friend and ex-fiancee on her blog. He said he shared the story with friends he believes he can trust including Linda Ikeji and that he didn’t want to story out because it would embarrass her ex-fiancee’s mother, but Linda Ikeji went on to publish the story despite specifically telling her not to. “When the ‘friend’ you shared your personal story with goes ahead to shade you with it on her blog, you know you trusted a snake!,” he said. “Out of respect for my friend and now ...
President Buhari Mourns With Victims Of Akwa Ibom Church Collapse
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President Buhari Mourns With Victims Of Akwa Ibom Church Collapse

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the people of Akwa Ibom over the tragic collapse of a church in the state on Saturday, the 10th day of December, 2016. In a statement released via his Twitter handle, @MBuhari, the President said he spoke with the governor of the state, Emmanuel Udom. He wrote, “This evening I spoke with Gov @MrUdomEmmanuel to commiserate with him on the tragic collapse of the Reigners Bible Church building in Uyo. “I asked the Governor to convey to the people of Akwa Ibom the deep sorrow felt by me, and by the entire country, over this tragedy. “I pray that the souls of the deceased will rest in peace, and that the injured will experience quick recovery. “Any tragedy that affects any part of Nigeria affects all of us. Our thoughts and prayers contin...
Ronaldinho & Juan Roman Riquelme ‘To Come Out Of Retirement And Play’ For Tragic Brazilian Club Chapecoense
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Ronaldinho & Juan Roman Riquelme ‘To Come Out Of Retirement And Play’ For Tragic Brazilian Club Chapecoense

Ronaldinho and Juan Roman Riquelme would consider coming out of retirement to play for tragic club Chapecoense, according to reports from South America. The Brazilian side have been devastated by the loss of 19 players, as well as a number of backroom staff, in a plane crash in Colombia on Tuesday. Despite the deaths of many of their squad, Chapecoense may still be required to fulfill fixtures in the coming weeks, before they embark on the process of rebuilding the club. Ronaldinho's agent and brother, Roberto Assis, said no talks had yet taken place - as Brazil continued to mourn the tragedy - but he confirmed that the two-time FIFA World Player of the Year will do all he can to help the club. 'It is a very difficult time,' Assis told Globo Esporte. 'Later on, if there is a contact,...
Elegushi Family Shuts Beach Over Death of UNILAG Ladies
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Elegushi Family Shuts Beach Over Death of UNILAG Ladies

Following the tragic drowning of two masters degree students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) at the Elegushi Private Beach, the Elegushi Royal Family has shut down the beach in honour of the victims and to allow for proper investigation of the unfortunate incident. The ladies, Adesola Ogunmefun and Funmilayo Odusina, drowned while swimming in the ocean during a party to celebrate of their friend’s birthday. They were said to have submerged in strong tides. The Elegushi family closed down the beach ahead of the visit by the state government’s investigation team. The family said the measure was taken to improve safety and management standards at the beach. In a press conference in the Elegushi Palace in Lekki, the family’s spokesperson and Asiwaju of Ikate Land, Prince Olanr...