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One of the students who had an accident during a SARS chase, dies

One of the two students of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, who were hospitalized after having an accident while being chased by SARS operatives on Wednesday, 11th of July, 2018, has died.

According to reports, Seun Ogunmola and Deborah Iyanuoluwa, both Accounting students, were assumed to be fraudsters, hence the chase. Ogunmola, however, lost control of the car and crashed it.

After the accident, the officers abandoned them and fled. However, they were later rescued by some bystanders and rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo.

Seun reportedly died around 10am, yesterday, after a surgery. Following his death, some students trooped out in protest against SARS and barricaded the highway leading to the institution.

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Neymar: Diving during world cup is complicated, Brazilian star says

Brazil star player, Neymar has responded to critics of his World Cup theatrics, saying they "will never understand".

Criticism of the Paris St-Germaine player was widespread with memes dominating social media sites and a TV advert poking fun at the Brazilian being broadcast in South Africa.

Neymar has taken the mockery in his stride but made it clear the treatment he receives is no laughing matter.

"Do you think I want to suffer tackles all of the time? No, it is painful, it hurts," he said.

"After the games I stay back for four or five hours putting on ice, it's complicated but if you haven't experienced that you will never understand. I saw [the jokes], but I took them with a humour.

"Even yesterday I posted on Instagram a joke with the children about it. My football is to dribble, to face the opponent, I can't stand in front...

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