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NBS Staff Needs N15m For Kidney Transplant

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Thirty five-year-old Inia Jennifer Baba, who has been battling with renal disorder since 2013 has sent an appeal for help to Nigerians at home and abroad to help raise the sum of N15million, to enable her undergo urgent saving kidney transplant surgery.

A mother of one, Inia a staff of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), is currently confined to a hospital bed.

Lamenting her plight after her husband Baba Usman, abandoned her with their Seven-year-old son was regretful ‎that her parent are broke and unable to raise the required sum for the surgery.

Inia explained that she has been battling with the ailment since 2013 after the doctors at the Nigeria Customs Hospital in Karu, Abuja confirmed that she had renal disorders and since commenced dialysis treatment in 2013 at the National Hospital.

According to her, “Every week we spends the sum of N25, 000 for dialysis, then with Eretropotin injection which cost N18,000 ,Iron Sucrose N25,000 ,BP drugs then routine test‎ estimated at N70, 000 every week. We now depend on good spirited Nigerians for dialysis which costs a lot of money.”

In a passionate plea, she urged public spirited Nigerians and cooperate bodies to come to her aid.

Her mother, Mrs. Philomina Ebojie, explained that their main challenge is raising the required funds for the transplant. “We have exhausted our resources and are at the mercy of kind people for rescue; anyone motivated to assist should kindly send donations to 0153546191 Ebojie .P. Omonigho.GTB.”

In a medical report signed by consultant Nephrologist at the National Hospital, Dr Umoru M.B stated that Inia is being managed for end stage renal disorder has been on renal replacement therapy via Hemodialysis for the past three years.

Source: Leadership

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Deploying Soldiers Not The Answer, Buhari Should Address Nigerians – Afe Babalola

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Deploying Soldiers Not The Answer, Buhari Should Address Nigerians – Afe Babalola
Deploying Soldiers Not The Answer, Buhari Should Address Nigerians – Afe Babalola

Afe Babalola

Legal luminary and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Afe Babalola, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians over the violence that has erupted in the country following the #EndSARS protests.

He made the call on Wednesday in reaction to the recent happenings across the country following the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos.

“Protests against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, otherwise known as SARS or FSARS, have spread to all parts of Nigeria and beyond.

“The deployment of soldiers to the streets is not the answer. The imposition of curfews is certainly not the answer,” Babalola said in a statement.

Also Read: SERAP Drags Buhari Government, Military To ICC Over Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters

He said that he had before now appealed to President Buhari to please address the issue at that time.

“I now again plead with him to address the root causes of the pain which the youths are complaining about,” he said.

“The use of live bullets and other lethal weapons against protesting youths is not the answer. The killing of protesting youths is also not the answer.

“A protest both in fact and in law is analogous to a message which an injured toe sends to the brain complaining about unbearable pain,” said Babalola in his reaction to the shooting of the protesters.

He added, “The response by the brain and the head is normally to take steps to treat the pain to the toe.

“Any injured person who refuses to take steps to treat pains to any part of the body does so at his own peril.”

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You’re a total idiot – 2Face and Blackface clash again

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You’re a total idiot – 2Face and Blackface clash again

Nigerian music star, Innocent Idibia a.k.a 2face has slammed his former bandmate, Blackface for saying he never spoke up during the PDP administration.

This came after 2Face called for a total shutdown of activities in Nigeria iin support of the widespread #EndSARS protest.

However reacting to this, Blackface took a swipe at 2Face who according to him never spoke up during the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) administration even though things were allegedly worse then.

Firing back at him, 2Face described his former bandmate as an “idiot”.

See the exchange that ensued below;

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Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet -Deceased’s Brother

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Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet -Deceased's Brother

Younger brother to the promising lad who died barely 3 hours after he tweeted, Daniel Obi-Enadhuze has broken silence to share how his brother was killed by thugs and not stray bullet from the Police.

AKpraise gathered that the deceased, Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze tweeted around 1:54pm saying ‘Nigeria will not end me’ was allegedly shot by the Nigerian Police.

According to Daniel, his brother was neither hit by a stray bullet nor a deliberate bullet.

He mentioned that his brother was stabbed by thugs who came to invade their home at the Makinde police barracks, Mafoluku, Oshodi, where he lives with his brother, Oke and their mother.

Sharing the sad ordeal on Twitter, Daniel wrote;

“Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze
@O_Okee.

I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State. Today at about 11 o’clock in the morning.”

The police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house, The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing.”

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