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Man trapped under a container for more than two hours rescued alive in Lagos

A Nigerian man has been rescued alive after being trapped under a fallen container for more than two hours in Surulere, Lagos state on Thursday, April 1.

The man who is yet to be identified as at the filing of this report was said to be driving with his wife along Stadium road when the container fell from the trailer conveying it on top of his car.

He was trapped for more than 2 hours as all help to get him out proved abortive.

Thankfully emergency response came, and he was rescued alive.

He has since been rushed to the hospital for treatment.

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Music

BRIT Awards 2021: Burna Boy nominated for Best International Act

Burna Boy

Nigerian pop star, Burna Boy, has been nominated for the 2021 BRIT Awards.

This comes weels after he won his first Grammy.

Burna is nominated for the ‘International Male Solo Artist’ category alongside veteran American icon, Bruce Springsteen; Canadian Singer, The Weeknd; Childish Gambino and Tame Impala.

He is a two-time recipient of BET’s Best International Act award and MTV Europe Music Award’s Best African Act.

The winners of the 2021 awards will be announced at a ceremony on May 11 at London’s O2 Arena.

It is however not clear what form the ceremony will take because of coronavirus restrictions.

News

Why my family will not take COVID-19 vaccine – Apostle Suleman

Apostle Suleman

Apostle Johnson Suleman, the General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries International, has said he and his family will not take the COVID-19 vaccine.

Suleman, in a viral video, explained his decision is based on something he saw medically about the vaccine.

He said, “There is a vaccine that’s going on that people are taking now. After you take the vaccine, you are still to wear your face mask, you are still to do social distancing, you are still not to shake hands with people, you are still to do every protocol.

“Some people have come up with all kind of theories, I don’t know what they call conspiracy but I could know that it’s theories and some say it’s the mark of the beast.

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Soludo recounts assassination attempt on his life

Soludo

Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, a former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has recounted how he was attacked by gunmen at a political gathering in Anambra state on Wednesday.

Soludo was meeting with youths at Isuofia community, as he continues his quest to become Governor of the state later this year, when the gunmen stormed the area and opened fire.

Three police officers attached to Soludo were killed during the attack.

Speaking on Thursday during an interview on Channels TV Politics Today, Soludo refused to conclude the attack was ‘politically motivated’.

He said: “We were having an interactive town-hall meeting. We finished the diocesan crescent mass at about 2pm, and by 4:00pm, they scheduled an interactive town-hall meeting with the Isuofia youths

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