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17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

BOMB BLAST AT CHECKPOINT IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

Officials and witnesses say a car bomb targeting a military checkpoint on a road leading to Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri has exploded and killed all nine people in the vehicle.

It was unclear if any soldiers were hurt in Tuesday's attack, which was blamed on Boko Haram extremists.

Police deputy superintendent Victor Isuku says preliminary reports indicate that those killed were the driver and passengers in the explosives-laden minivan.

Boko Haram recently has stepped up attacks after a months-long lull caused by a leadership struggle.
The extremist group has killed more than 20,000 people over several years and forced some 2.6 million people from their homes.

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