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UCTH consultant kidnapped in Calabar

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In a disconcerting turn of events, Professor Ekanem Philip Ephraim, a highly regarded neurologist and consultant at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), has been forcefully taken captive.

The distressing incident was confirmed by the Cross River State Police Command on Friday morning.

According to Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Irene Ugbo, the situation is being diligently addressed, and there was no cause for alarm

“The command has promptly initiated a tactical operation to track down the perpetrators responsible for this reprehensible act.

“However, due to the audacity of the criminals, who seized the mobile phones of onlookers and even security guards present at the scene, the response time of the tactical teams was significantly hindered.

“It is indeed true that a medical practitioner was kidnapped last night. We are resolute in our relentless fight against crime, and our pursuit of the kidnappers is ongoing. Let be public be rest assured, we will bring them to justice,” SP Irene Ugbo assured.

The incident Vanguard learned unfolded at about 9:00 pm on Thursday around Mountain of Fire church , Road , off Atimbo in Calabar Municipality LGA when four robust individuals arrived at the professor’s facility in a Toyota vehicle.

According to impeccable sources, the men pretended like they had a patient with them and they demanded to see the doctor immediately.

“It was when she came to attend to the men that she was whisked away in their car, one of the lady who was with her pursued them, immidiately they pointed a gun at her she had to stay back for fear of losing her life.

“They collected phones from the security guards around a popular church near the victims facility so that they won’t make any calls to the police or other security agencies.

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Rapper Enchanting Dead at 26, Celine Dion Opens Up on Secret Health Battle

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Rapper Enchanting Dead at 26, Celine Dion Opens Up on Secret Health Battle
– American rapper Enchanting dies at 26
– She suffered cardiac arrest from an overdose
– Celine Dion reveals 17-year battle with Stiff Person Syndrome

Rising American rapper Enchanting has tragically passed away at the age of 26, her representative confirmed.

The Texas-based artist was rushed to the ICU on Monday night after allegedly suffering cardiac arrest from an overdose.

Enchanting gained fame after signing with Gucci Mane’s New 1017 label in 2020, releasing hit songs like “Track & Field” and “What I Want”.

In a separate news, Canadian singer Celine Dion has revealed her 17-year secret battle with Stiff Person Syndrome.

“I was holding on to my dreams, but keeping it from the people who got me to where I was became a huge burden,” Dion said in an interview.

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Flavour Lays His Father To Rest in Anambra

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Flavour
– Flavour N’abania buries his father in Anambra state
– Funeral attended by notable celebrities
– Emotional farewell to Benjamin Onyemaechi Okoli

Renowned high-life singer, Flavour N’abania, has laid his father, Benjamin Onyemaechi Okoli, to rest in Umunze, Anambra state.

In a heartfelt Instagram post, Flavour shared a video bidding his father a final farewell, captioned “O RUO N’OMUME. KA ANYI DUO ODOGWU IJE”.

The funeral ceremony was graced by notable celebrities, including Peter Obi, Phyno, and Obi Cubana, among others.

Flavour’s wife, Sandra Okagbue, paid her respects to her father-in-law on Instagram, celebrating his life as an icon to many.

Flavour had announced his father’s passing on May 22nd, sharing an emotional video on Facebook and Twitter.

“Today, we gather not in sorrow, but in celebration of the life of a remarkable man,” Sandra Okagbue wrote.

 

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