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13-year-old Boy Dies On First Day Of School After Heart Transplant

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A young boy who joyously had a successful heart transplant, has tragically died on his very first day at school.
This is Peyton West, a 13-year-old Ohio boy who received a new heart in March collapsed and died as he arrived for his first day of school last Thursday.
According to CBS affiliate WKRC, Peyton West was born with a heart defect called hypoplastic left heart heart syndrome and had seemed to recover well from the transplant surgery.
Peyton arrived at school with his older brother Thursday morning. When he got out of his brother’s car he collapsed.
“We don’t know why. We don’t understand it but we know God has a purpose and Peyton touched so many lives in just his short time here,” said Corey West, Peyton’s father.
Peyton’s dad had taken a picture of him with his backpack just 15 minutes before he collapsed. He said his son was excited to return to school and skipped an FC Cincinnati soccer game Wednesday night so he could attend an open house at Goshen Middle School.
 
“He went to bed, no problems. He woke up, no problems being his goofy self,” Corey West said.
He said Peyton was not showing signs of rejection. Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the family of Peyton’s donor, Derek Cisneros, traveled to Cincinnati from Iowa to meet him and his family.
“To thank them and we feel bad for them for losing Derek,” Peyton said that day.
Peyton’s younger brother, Nolan, who shared a room with his Peyton, said he misses his brother. “I just wish that he was still alive so we could play and I don’t know if I can sleep by myself,” Nolan said.
Thursday night, classmates and members of the community gathered at the football field in Goshen, Ohio, to pray for Peyton’s family. Some people wore t-shirts marked #PeytonStrong. Counselors were made available to students.
 
“Peyton was a wonderful young man a courageous young man who always had a big smile on his face. Certainly his battle and his challenges are well-known to our community,” said Darrell Edwards, the district’s superintendent.
The community’s support has been a big help to the West family. Peyton touched many people, and his father said his life can serve as a lesson to others.
 
“That’s what people would want people to know is to love people and to love God and to be there for one another,” Corey West said. “Just thank you for praying and for being there for Peyton and our family.”
An autopsy will be performed to determine what went wrong with Peyton’s heart. His family hopes the results will help other children.
Funeral services for Peyton will be held on Wednesday.

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Youths are the problems of the youths, Says Nollywood Actor Charles Anwurum

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Youths are the problems of the youths, Says Nollywood Actor Charles Anwurum

Popular Nollywood Actor, Charles Awuru, has expressed that Nigerian youths are the problems youths in the country have.

The comic actor and director made this known in a video that has since gone viral on social media.

Awuru stated that the end SARS protest made him realize that the youths are the problem of the youths.

The actor pointed out that one section of the youths are protesting for a better Nigeria while others are looting and attacking fellow Nigerians.

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Ifa priests curse mob who stole Oba’s staff of office in Lagos (Video)

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Ifa priests curse mob who stole Oba's staff of office in Lagos

Local priests in Lagos have invoked spell on hoodlums that attacked the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Riliwan Akiolu.

Information Nigeria recalls that the monarch’s palace was on Wednesday invaded by hoodlums, carting away the king’s personal effects to include shoes, and his staff of office (Opa Ase).

But, in a video that has since gone viral, some ifa priests were seen laying a curse on the attackers of the monarch’s palace

 

The monarch on Friday October 23, gave the men 24-hour to return the staff of office.

Following the expiration of the ultimatum, traditional priests in the state gathered to rain curses on those involved in the looting.

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Lewis Hamilton reacts to Nigeria’s #EndSARS protest

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Lewis Hamilton reacts to Nigeria's #EndSARS protest

British racing driver, Lewis Hamilton has reacted to the recent end SARS protest against police brutality that rocked Nigeria.

Hamilton, who made the reaction on Twitter, stated that the recent events in Nigeria are a human rights crisis.

 

In his tweet, the British Formula 1 racer described the recent events in Nigeria as a human rights crisis, as he noted that it is the responsibility of everyone to educate and raise awareness about tragedies happening in the world.

Hamilton, who also shared a photo of himself rocking a black T-shirt with the inscription ‘#EndSARS’ and a map with the colour of the Nigerian flag on it, posted a link for people to sign up to demand an end to impunity for police brutality in Nigeria.

He wrote:

“We all have a responsibility to educate ourselves and raise awareness of the tragedies happening in the world around us and take action where we can. The recent events in Nigeria are a human rights crisis. Hit the link to find out more #EndSARS.”

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