This is what I call a miracle. An Indian man pronounced dead by doctors in Mumbai shocked hospital staff when it was discovered he was still alive moments before his post-mortem was due to begin.
The man, reportedly aged between 45 and 50, was found unconscious by police at a bus stop and taken to Sion Hospital, where the man was pronounced dead after his
pulse was checked.
After a person is pronounced dead, their body is reportedly kept on the casualty ward for two hours in what is known as a ‘cooling-off’ period.
However the casualty ward was full and the man was sent straight to the morgue, the Hindustan Times reports, where he is understood to have been kept before being taken up to be autopsied.
“The dead man was breathing. We saw his stomach moving up and down,” a hospital staffer who had taken the man up to his post-mortem told Mid-Day.
The news site claimed the doctor then destroyed all records of the man’s death, while police requested a report into the incident.
But the hospital’s dean, Sulman Merchant, told the Hindustan Times the hospital doctor had been pressured by police to certify the man as dead.
“The patient was on a stretcher and his face and ear were infested with maggots, usually seen in decomposed bodies,” adding that the man’s pulse and heartbeat were absent and was showing fixed dilated pupils, which is “common in patients who are close to death”.
This could have led to the incorrect declaration of death, Merchant said, while also claiming that the doctor was “intimidated” by the police presence. “The police kept telling the doctor the patient was dead and insisted he certify him urgently.”
The man is said to be recuperating in intensive care and the hospital is deciding on protocol to ensure this does not happen in the future.
Gospel Singer, Sammie Okposo dies at 51
Gospel singer and Welu Welu crooner, Sammie Okposo is reportedly dead.
According to a report making the rounds, the music producer slumped on Friday morning and died. He was aged 51.
Okposo made headlines early in the year after he publicly apologized to his wife, Ozioma for cheating on her with another lady in the United States.
In the apology which was shared on his Instagram page, the singer lamented over the incident which he noted happened in 2021.
The singer further stated that the development has seen him step aside from ministerial work until “full restoration.”
Any man who doesn’t own a house or car before marriage doesn’t have a future, says Lilian Afegbai
Nigerian actress and reality star, Lilian Afegbai has said a man who does not have a house and car of his own before settling down is not serious with his life.
She stated this on Toke Moments show while talking about how she desires to be with a man who lives comfortably.
According to the Big Brother Africa alumni, she is doing well for herself and would expect that her man can also afford to buy his own house rather than pay rent.
Lilian, however, said she is not looking for a billionaire because in reality that standard may be far reaching.
She explained that buying house in Nigeria does not really require having so much money as she is already making down payments for her own house.
The screen diva further said that any man who cannot buy a house for himself can’t be with her because it means they are not mentally inclined.
TikTok bans influencer for spreading fake news about Kiki Osinbajo
A Liberian TikTok content creator identified as @Realcharley22, has been banned by the social media platform for spreading fake news about a daughter of the vice president of Nigeria, Kiki Osinbajo.
The TikTok influencer had posted earlier in the week that Kiki was arrested in the United Kingdom because she was in possession of large amount of money in dollars.
Although the user, who posted photos and videos to support the claim, had since come out to refute the news after Nigerian blogger, Tunde Ednut, posted that it was untrue.
Consequently Nigerians in their numbers rushed to report the page for deceiving the public and checks on the page on Saturday revealed that the account was no longer on TikTok.
@Realcharley22 barely 24 hours after sharing the false video, shared another video apologising to Kiki and Nigerians for the post saying his source confused the lady in the video for Kiki.
He said, “I want to apologise to Kiki Osinbajo because she never got arrested. The story is not true and my source deceived me and took someone else as Kiki.
“I want to make a disclaimer on the video I posted earlier, I am so sorry, my followers and Kiki Osinbajo, she never got arrested.
“Popular Nigerian blogger, Tunde Ednut just confirmed on Instagram that it is false, Kiki never got arrested. He asked me to take down the story and it is confirmed that the story is false.”
Kiki reportedly flew into Abuja with her father on Tuesday after the VP’s trip to Lagos, where he spoke at the UN World Tourism Organisation global conference.
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