Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tag "death"

    Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70

Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70

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    Akinyele Oladeji, Nigerian tax consultant, loses mum at 89

Akinyele Oladeji, Nigerian tax consultant, loses mum at 89

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    Katsina DPO arrested over death of lover’s housemaid

Katsina DPO arrested over death of lover’s housemaid

Garba Talawai, divisional police officer of Mashi in Katsina state, has been arrested over the death of Rabi Abdullahi, the housemaid of Sadiya Danyaya, identified as his girlfriend.Gambo Isah, police public relations officer in the state, confirmed his arrest in a statement.Isah said the corpse of the deceased was found along a bush path in the state."Yesterday at about 12.00hrs, [...]

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    Study: Drinking excessive fruit juice increases early death risk than soda

Study: Drinking excessive fruit juice increases early death risk than soda

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    ‘I gave birth to him at an old age’ — mother of slain LUTH doctor breaks silence

‘I gave birth to him at an old age’ — mother of slain LUTH doctor breaks silence

The mother of Stephen Urueye, a medical doctor stabbed to death in Lagos, says she experienced difficulty while giving birth to him.The grieving woman simply identified as Aderonke had initially refused to open up on the tragedy that befell her family shortly after they were at the peak of celebration.On Tuesday, Urueye lined up among the thousands of students who [...]

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    Death toll from Lassa fever rises to 57

Death toll from Lassa fever rises to 57

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the Lassa fever outbreak in the country has claimed 57 lives.In its latest weekly situation report released on Friday covering January 28 to February 03, the agency said at least 275 cases have been recorded in 19 states.According to the report, since the beginning of the year, 19 states: Edo, Ondo, Bauchi, [...]

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    N’assembly resumes… then adjourns over lawmaker’s death

N’assembly resumes… then adjourns over lawmaker’s death

Members of the national assembly have resumed plenary after a 25-day holiday which commenced before Christmas.The two legislative chambers resumed sitting on Wednesday but subsequently adjourned till Thursday, over the death of Abayomi Ayeola, a member of the house of representatives.Ayeola, who represented Ibeju Lekki federal constituency in Lagos state, died in December after a brief illness.He was the leader [...]

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    Garba Shehu: First time I met Ikeogu Oke, he told me we won’t meet again

Garba Shehu: First time I met Ikeogu Oke, he told me we won’t meet again

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says Ikeogu Oke, award-winning poet, saw his death coming.Oke died on November 24 in a hospital in Abuja from an undisclosed ailment.Oke, 51, was a celebrated poet who won the 2017 NLNG Prize for Literature.Shehu said he met Oke in person two weeks ago for the first time, and that the poet told him it would be [...]

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    Cross River APC chairman dies in road accident

Cross River APC chairman dies in road accident

Mathew Achigbe (pictured middle), chairman of the Cross River state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is dead.The party chairman died in a road accident along Afikpo road in Ebonyi state on Saturday.Achigbe was said to have had the accident in his Toyota sports utility vehicle while on his way back from a church programme in Enugu state.Two other [...]

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    Adedoyin, house of reps member, is dead

Adedoyin, house of reps member, is dead

Funke Adedoyin, a member of the house of representatives, has died.[...]

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    Aguma, Rivers attorney-general, dies in London

Aguma, Rivers attorney-general, dies in London

Emmanuel Aguma, commissioner for justice and attorney-general of Rivers state, is dead.Emma Okah, the state commissioner for information and communications, announced this in a statement on Friday.He said the senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) passed on while receiving treatment in a London hospital.He described the death as a “monumental” loss to both the state and the family.The statement read: “It [...]

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    Former Ghana VP dies after collapsing during workout session

Former Ghana VP dies after collapsing during workout session

Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, a former Vice-President of Ghana, died on Friday after collapsing during a workout session at the airforce gym in Accra.Ghana News Agency reports that the 67-year-old was pronounced dead at the 37 Military Hospital where he was rushed to after he slumped.Confirming the death, President Nana Akufo-Addo said the former VP contributed meaningfully to the progress of the [...]

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    FRSC: More road crashes, less deaths recorded during 2018 Eid-el-Fitr

FRSC: More road crashes, less deaths recorded during 2018 Eid-el-Fitr

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 51 deaths resulting from road crashes were recorded during 2018 Eid-el-Fitr Muslim celebration.In a statement on Wednesday, Bisi Kazeem, FRSC public education officer, said the figure was arrived at following the corps Sallah special patrol which lasted from June 13 to June 18.According to the statement, this figure is 11 percent less, compared [...]

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    Police recruitment: Candidate dies after slumping during screening

Police recruitment: Candidate dies after slumping during screening

One of the shortlisted candidates in the ongoing recruitment by the Nigerian police has died.Danjuma Christiana slumped and died on Friday while undergoing medical screening, the police said.A statement issued by Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the female recruit with number PSCRKD094 was from Kaduna state.Moshood said: “Late Danjuma Christiana slumped while filling medical test form; she was resuscitated and [...]

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    Abebe, Stella Obasanjo’s father, dies at 99

Abebe, Stella Obasanjo’s father, dies at 99

Christopher Abebe, father to Stella, the late wife of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, is dead.A statement from the deceased's family confirmed he died on Thursday at the age of 99.The statement, signed by John Abebe, the deceased’s son, said he was survived by Theresa Abebe, his wife of nearly 75 years; children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.It said: “In his lifetime, he [...]

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    ‘Government’s failure ended your dream’ — friends mourn Kogi doctor killed by Lassa fever

‘Government’s failure ended your dream’ — friends mourn Kogi doctor killed by Lassa fever

When Victor Ahmad was treating a patient who was infected with Lassa fever, he probably did not know that he will end up a victim of the virus.He had been diagnosed with the hemorrhagic fever while treating the patient at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, in Kogi state.Barely 48 hours after the diagnosis, he went the way of three [...]

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