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Monkey Pox victim commits suicide in Bayelsa



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A Monkey Pox patient in Bayelsa state’s capital, Yenegoa, is said to have taken his own life on Monday morning. The deceased, was receiving treatment, and care, at the quarantine facility of the Niger-Delta Teaching Hospital (NDUTH), Okolobiri. The discovery was made in the early hours of the morning, and the deceased’s name is not being disclosed.

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In a press conference, The Bayelsa State Government made the suicide known. Present at the press briefing were the Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson; the Chief Medical Director, NDUTH, Prof. Dimie Ogoina, Commissioner of Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, and other senior health officials, in the state.

In accordance with due process, the Police in the State have been made aware of the occurrence, as Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Asinim Butswat, confirmed that a report was made of the suicide. He further stated that at the initial investigation into the matter, the Police do not suspect any wrong doing or foul play from any quarter, stating that only the ligature marks from the rope used were found around the victim’s neck and as such are satisfied that no further action need to be taken.

The state recently witnessed the outbreak of the Monkey Pox virus, and in recent weeks, had been sensitizing its citizens to risks factors for Monkey Pox, and setup a quarantine facility at the NDUTH.

Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, who is the Commissioner of Health in the state, said the deceased was one of the 21 cases of ‘Monkey-Pox’ sufferers being treated and monitored in the state at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH), and did not show any sign of mental illness, or depression, neither did his medical history point or give an indication that could have led the medical team to think he was a danger to himself.

He reiterated that the man did not die of the Monkey-Pox disease, and expressed regret because the deceased was recovering well at the hospital.

The family of the deceased had been made aware of his demise.

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India Unveils World’s Tallest Statue, “Statue Of Unity”



India Unveils "Statue Of Unity"

India unveils the world’s tallest statue named the “Statue of Unity.”

The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who was one of the country’s independence leaders has been unveiled. The “Statue of Unity,” located in India is 182 meters tall, making it the tallest statue in the world. The Indian president, Narendra Modi officially unveils the statue at an event attended by more than 5,000 police officers.

The president describes the statue as ‘an answer to all those who question the existence of India,’ saying that “the height of the statue is to remind the youth that the future of the country will be as huge as this.”

According to reports, the bronze-clad statue cost $430 million to build. The statue also houses a memorial garden and a museum at its base.

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Kanye West Is Taking A Break From Politics



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American rapper Kanye West is now breaking from political talk, saying he was used as a pawn and that his “eyes are now wide open.”

The rapper who once referred to the President of the United States as his brother takes to his Twitter page with a series of tweets declaring that his eyes are now wide open. On Tuesday, 30th October, Kanye West wrote a series of tweets breaking himself from President Trump’s beliefs.

He writes:

“My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in,” he wrote. “I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative !!!”

Kanye who had earlier said Trump’s “Make America Great Again” hat made him feel like a superhero, also declaring “I love this guy” has said he is done being a messenger of beliefs that doesn’t appeal to him personally.

He also writes:

“I support creating jobs and opportunities for people who need them the most, I support prison reform, I support common-sense gun laws that will make our world safer.

“I support those who risk their lives to serve and protect us and I support holding people who misuse their power accountable. I believe in love and compassion for people seeking asylum and parents who are fighting to protect their children from violence and war.

“I would like to thank my family, loved ones, and community for supporting my ACTUAL beliefs and my vision for a better world.

“I introduced Candace to the person who made the logo and they didn’t want their name on it so she used mine. I never wanted any association with Blexit. I have nothing to do with it.”

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Abuja Violence: Wuse 2 Witness Senseless Killings



Abuja Violence

Abuja suddenly becomes unsafe as senseless killings are becoming the order of the day.

Gunshots are reportedly been fired in the Federal Capital territory again. This time, Wuse 2, also in Abuja is the location as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) clash with authorities. The shots are not being fired by the Nigerian Army this time around; the security agency behind the fired shots is the Nigeria Police Force.

Members of the Islamic Movement classified as the Shiites were fired at Zuba and on Monday, shots were fired at these same sects at Nyanya – by the Nigerian Army after claims that the movement aimed at stealing ammunitions and attacked the soldiers. Even though, the public claim that the movement was unarmed peaceful protesters.

Social media users, once again share videos from the scene of the shootings in Wuse 2 warning people to stay off the area.

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