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Ivan Zakborovsky was unfortunate to have been struck by lightning during a training session The 16-year-old was taken to the hospital and has been in coma while he recovers Zakborovsky's club Znamya Truda made a statement on social media that there was no threat to his life Ivan Zakborovsky, a Russian footballer, was struck by a bolt of lightning during his training...
Millions of people in Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, are going back into lockdown after a resurgence in coronavirus infections.   The government said the tough measures are the only way to keep the outbreak from spiralling out of control. READ ALSO:Coronavirus: Australia to close Victoria-New South Wales border In Victoria, 191 people tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. Watch Leakblast TV channel from around...
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday he had tested positive for the coronavirus but said he was feeling “perfectly well” and had only mild symptoms.   The far-right leader has caused huge controversy in Brazil for repeatedly flouting containment measures and minimizing the risk of the virus, which has killed 65,000 people in the South American giant and infected 1.6...
The Benue State Command has confirmed the recovery of a total of 14 bodies from River Benue following last Sunday’s tragic boat mishap that claimed the lives of 26 youths in Makurdi.   The victims who were children and wards of Mobile Police personnel of the MOPOL 13 in Makurdi were crossing from Agbor, Innyongu Area of Wadata to a village...
Tension is mounting at the bottom of the Premier League as the fight to avoid relegation heads towards a dramatic conclusion.   With just five games left, rock bottom Norwich are seven points from safety and are sliding towards the Championship. Bournemouth and Aston Villa, who currently fill the remaining two places in the relegation zone, are locked in a four-team battle...
Japan's government says it is doubling rescue operations as floods and landslides continue to ravage its southwest island of Kyushu.   At least 50 people have died, and more than a dozen are missing since heavy rain began on Saturday. READ ALSO:Two feared dead, 13 missing as heavy rain lashes western Japan About half a million people have been advised to evacuate their...
The Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev heavyweight bout remains in limbo despite a recent relaxing of travel rules coming into the United Kingdom (UK). UK government figures outlined several countries that will be exempt from quarantine rules upon arrival in the country.   Bulgaria was not on this list, reports worldboxingnews.net. Therefore, Pulev and his team would face a two-week lockdown...
A hospital in Rome said on Tuesday it had successfully separated two-year-old twins joined above the nape of their necks, after three risky surgeries.   Joined skull to skull, sisters Ervina and Prefina were born with a condition the Bambino Gesu (Baby Jesus) Pediatric Hospital in Rome called “one of the rarest and most complex forms of cranial and cerebral fusion.” The...
Public school teachers in Ogun state on Tuesday demanded provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), infrared thermometers, hand sanitizers, among other conditions for reopening of schools in the state.   The State Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrade Titilope Adebanjo who gave the conditions while speaking with journalists at the union’s secretariat in Abeokuta, the state capital, insisted...

Teenage boy drowns in Kano

A teenage boy identified as Atiku Sani, 16 years old has drowned in a pond in Bachirawa, Ungoggo local government area of Kano State.   It was gathered that the incident occurred around 4:05 pm on Monday evening when the boy went swimming at the neighbouring pond. The Spokesperson of the State Fire Service, Saidu Muhammed who confirmed the incident to reporters...

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