Sunday, 12 March 2017

President Buhari is suffering from anaemia - Prof. Femi Williams

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London-certified doctor, Professor Femi Williams, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from anaemia.

The president returned to the country on Friday, March 10 after an extended medical vacation in London and Professor Williams, in an interview with The Nation, said the president’s blood transfusion was an indication that he was anaemic.

He said: “We now have a pretty good idea of diagnosis, which is now comprehensive or good enough to say that the diagnosis of President Buhari’s illness is anaemia.

“You cannot be transfused if you don’t have anaemia.”

“The negative clinical findings on the president that was published in The Nation on Feb 26, 2017 has been confirmed by the disclosure that the President was transfused with whole blood.

“In a previous photo of his hands prior to transfusion his nail beds were very pale indicative of clinical anaemia. The subsequent photograph of his hands that was analyzed showed that he was no longer clinically anaemic.

“The clinical history given by Mr. President that for the past 18 months he had been lethargic and feeling tired prior to his vacation is consistent with tiredness due to anaemia.

“Regaining his strength after transfusions that facilitated his return home suggests that the anaemia had been corrected successfully.

“There is therefore a preliminary diagnosis of anaemia meaning insufficient blood in the circulation.

VIDEO: How Nigerians Reacts on President Buhari's Return

“When this happens many organs including the brain, heart, liver, kidneys and lungs are starved of oxygen that is carried by blood to all parts of the body for efficient functioning of the person. “Sudden loss of blood as in road traffic accidents could be fatal. In this case the anaemia has been insidious and gradual over time.”

Continuing, Prof Williams said: “The question that arises in the absence of information, which is understandable, is the cause of the anaemia.

“The only information that can be gleaned from the Presidents history on arrival is his admonition against self medication. By so doing is he giving us some more relevant information that he had been told in London?

“This is the first time that a President advises that all citizens should trust their doctors and refrain from self medication. Is it possible that his anaemia is drug induced or drug related and that investigations in London revealed this? We do not know. If this is true common pain relieving drugs like Panadol may cause kidney damage and give rise to anaemia for which he received transfusions.

“Alternatively certain drugs also cause liver damage and anaemia but this is unlikely in his case since he was not jaundiced.”

“There are so many other causes of anaemia that cannot be dealt with here.”

“Of relevance to our last observation is the possibility that this may be anaemia related to some type of cancer that must be ruled out. Looking at the photos on arrival there is one suspicious positive finding and that his loss of muscle mass on the face in the area of the zygomatic arch below the ears.

“This is either due to some cancer somewhere or due to aging.”

The professor noted that the president’s disclosure might be a wake-up call to Nigerians to avoid over the counter medication.

“Protection of privacy is an extremely important feature in a democracy,” he said, adding: “however we, the people, have elected the President and are paying his salary and upkeep.

“We are therefore entitled to be concerned and to know that he has a sound mind in a sound body to govern us appropriately and effectively.

“There is really no need for secrecy because we are all mortals destined for the departure lounge en route to the other side called Heaven.

“The unfortunate aspect of the Nigerian life and society is that any health challenge can be exploited for political reasons, and may be used and abused by aspirants to high office. This is an unhealthy trend that must be discouraged in our national polity.”

“Protection of privacy is an extremely important feature in a democracy, however we, the people, have elected the President and are paying his salary and upkeep.

“We are therefore entitled to be concerned and to know that he has a sound mind in a sound body to govern us appropriately and effectively.

“There is really no need for secrecy because we are all mortals destined for the departure lounge en route to the other side called Heaven.

“The unfortunate aspect of the Nigerian life and society is that any health challenge can be exploited for political reasons, and may be used and abused by aspirants to high office. This is an unhealthy trend that must be discouraged in our national polity.”

How Nigerians Reacts on Buhari's Return(Video)

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The president returned to the country on Friday, March 10 after an extended medical vacation in London. Watch Nigerians reacts on his return;


Danniella flaunts her abs in a bikini and daisy dukes

The ex-EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook looked back to her best when she was spotted in Marbella on Saturday.

Following a tough year and recent mugging which saw thieves yank her designer bag from her as she walked along the street, Danniella still managed a broad smile as she was snapped leaving a salon.

Oozing confidnce, the former EastEnders actress was flaunting her abs in a purple striped bikini as she posed for pictures.

Danniella, 43, teamed the bikini with a tiny pair of denim shorts and carried a brown Prada bag in one hand and a Sophie Kinsella novel in the other.

With a fresh hairstyle and face of make-up, it was no wonder she was all smiles.

And just the previous day the actress was pictured putting on another show when she was spotted snogging 'human Ken doll' Rodrigo Alves after the pair met up in the Spanish holiday destination.

Actress Jennifer Caught on Camera Stripping Naked


Actress Jennifer Ruiz Diazs was filmed stripping almost naked while her young male assistant stands awkwardly with no idea where to look.

Secretly taken footage shows confident Jennifer Ruiz Diaz happily getting her kit off backstage as she changed outfits during a play called Rekutu Ha Jekutu.

The video, published on social media, shows the Paraguayan beauty shedding her long elegant dress, helped by a young male assistant.

The young man whose job it is to help her change somehow remains professional throughout as she strips nearly naked.


He stands there awkwardly trying not to look, while she stands there in her lingerie .

At first the story of the backstage strip was published by newspapers in Mexico as it was wrongly believed the woman was Mexican actress Aracely Arambula appearing in the theatre play Un Picasso.

But as the video began to burn up the internet Jennifer Ruiz proved it was her by posting a picture online with her designer lingerie created for the play.

Jennifer's sense of humour about the whole incident was admired online by her fans.

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly going to be a dad to twins

The 2016 World Best Player, Cristiano Ronaldo will soon be dad to two more boys, it’s been claimed.

Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, is believed to have used an American surrogate who is due ‘very soon’.

A source claimed: “Cristiano and his family can’t wait to meet the new members of their clan.

“He likes to keep a tight lid on his private life but has told loved ones and close friends the baby boys are due to arrive very soon.”

The source added to The Sun: “He feels the time is right for his boy to have brothers to grow up with. His mum Dolores will be there to lend a helping hand like she has been with little Cristiano.”

According to the newspaper, someone close to the star said Cristiano will fly the twins to his Spanish mansion once they are born.

The Real Madrid forward, who is dating 23-year-old Georgina Rodriguez, welcomed son Cristiano Jr in 2010 - also rumoured to by via surrogacy.

Sports star Ronaldo loves to share snaps of his son on social media and fans are hoping he will be no

President Buhari continue to stay indoor since he returned from London

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The sick Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari returned home Saturday from a 49-day medical vacation and since then remained indoors inside his official residence.

Just after he returned he met with some state governors and top government officials led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the First Lady Conference Hall, Buhari retired into his official residence.

A security source said but for a few family members and close friends, Buhari has not been receiving visitors since he returned on Friday.

President Buhari had shortly after returning to the country urged those who might be considering sending delegations to welcome him to stay back and continue to pray for the country.

His Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, had said the President would on Monday transmit a letter to the National Assembly formally informing the federal lawmakers of his return from vacation.

Meanwhile, as Buhari formally resumes work on Monday, expectations are high that decisions would be taken on some national issues in the course of the week.

One of such issues, our correspondent learnt, is the posting of the nation’s career ambassadors-designate. Read in full

Terrible humanitarian crisis facing the world since 1945 - UN

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five-year-old Mohannad Ali lies on a hospital bed in Abs, Yemen
Five-year-old Mohannad Ali sits in hospital in Yemen in December. His younger cousin - aged just two - died of hunger
Reports published by BBC reveals that the world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid "a catastrophe".

UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria.

Unicef has already warned 1.4m children could starve to death this year.

Mr O'Brien said $4.4bn (£3.6bn) was needed by July to avert disaster.

"We stand at a critical point in history," Mr O'Brien told the Security Council on Friday. "Already at the beginning of the year we are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the United Nations."

"Now, more than 20 million people across four countries face starvation and famine. Without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death. Many more will suffer and die from disease.

OPEN HEAVENS: He Lifts Material Burdens

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Welcome to Open Heavens Devotional written by Pastor E. A. Adeboye

Today: Sunday 12, March 2017

Topic: He Lifts Material Burdens

Memorise: Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. - Mathew 11:28


Read: Luke 13:10-17 (KJV)

10 And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.

11 And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself.

12 And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity.

13 And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.

14 And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.

15 The Lord then answered him, and said, Thou hypocrite, doth not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his ass from the stall, and lead him away to watering?

16 And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?

17 And when he had said these things, all his adversaries were ashamed: and all the people rejoiced for all the glorious things that were done by him.

Bible in One Year: Genesis 48-50 and Isaiah 58:1-12

MESSAGE:
Burdens are loads imposed on a person by the wicked forces of this world or by circumstances of life. They come under certain categories, one of these being physical burdens. Physical burdens are exemplified by the case of Naaman who had an incurable disease (2 Kings 5:1). Also, the woman with a spirit of infirmity, who could not straighten herself for years, is another case in point (Luke 13:11). No matter how much she tried, everywhere she went, she remained bent. Similarly, the man who had been at the pool of Bethesda for 38 years had a physical burden (John 5:2-9). Do you have a physical burden? Are you physically handicapped? Jesus Christ will lift your physical burdens today! You shall experience a turn around in Jesus' Name!

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Burdens could also be material in nature. The widow of Zarephath was carrying a material burden (1 Kings 17:8-16). Things used to be good for her, but her situation deteriorated to the point where she had only one meal to her credit. In addition, the heavily indebted widow of 2 kings 4:1-7 was plagued by debts left by her late husband. The creditors came calling and threatened to enslave her sons. Thank God she knew the right place to run to. She cried to the prophet, who was connected to the Burden Bearer, and the tide turned for her and her children. What about the wedding feast in John 2:1-11? They thought they had everything in place, but midway through the celebration, they ran out of wine. They called on the Burden Bearer and He supplied what was lacking.

A very wealthy man with a fleet of 14 cars once picked a quarrel with his wife, and she threatens that by the time she was done with him, he would be trekking about the street of Lagos, Nigeria. The man laughed it off, not knowing the kind of woman he had as wife. Not long after, his business began to nosedive, and things became so bad that at a point, he had only one car left with 50 kobo in his pocket. Then he reasoned with himself, "if I buy petrol with this money I will starve, and if I spend the money on food, then I would trek in fulfilment of my wife's evil decree". That was when he decided to run to Jesus Christ for help, and the Lord turned things around for him. By the time he was sharing this testimony, he was dedicating two new houses on the same day. What material burden are you carrying presently? If you run to Jesus, He will help you carry it. Through Him all material burdens can be lifted!

Key Point: Over the ages, Jesus Christ has borne the burden of many. If you can fully come to Him, He will readily help you to carry the load that you cannot bear.

DAILY MANNA: A Lone Voice

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Welcome to today's DCLM Daily Manna Devotional written by Pastor W. F. Kumuyi

Today: Sunday March 12, 2017

Topic: A Lone Voice

Text: 2 Chronicles 18:1-12

Key Verse: "And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, by whom we may enquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he never prophesied good unto me, but always evil: the same is Micaiah the son of Imla. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.” - 2 Chronicles 18:7

MESSAGE:
People respond to the truth in different ways. A few will give all, including their comfort and even life, to defend the truth. Others would oppose the truth and ridicule God’s messenger. Some will believe the truth for what it is yet disobey it. Truth is not affirmed by the vote of the majority; one messenger of God with the truth from the Throne like Micaiah will ultimately triumph over the millions that oppose it. King Jehoshaphat started to tread a slippery road by having affinity with Ahab.

After signing a treaty and agreeing to go to battle with Ahab, he wanted a stamp of approval from Jehovah and said: "Is there not here a prophet of the LORD besides, that we might enquire of him?" The false prophets threatened Micaiah and prophesied lies to Ahab and Jehoshaphat. Ahab hated God and feared to hear the rebuke and corrections of the Almighty through his anointed prophet. In the midst of this dislike and disdain for the truth, the voice of Micaiah was clearly heard, "As the LORD liveth, even what my God saith, that will I speak.". From this incident, believers can see God’s clear warnings not to keep company with lovers of iniquity.

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They must uphold sound biblical convictions to the end. In the midst of falsehood and widespread heresy, we need to stand out like a lone voice in the wilderness, stoutly proclaim and stand for the truth like John the Baptist. In the face of the Ahabs and false prophets of this world, a genuine child of God must defend God’s standards with his all, including his life.

Thought for the day: God’s undiluted truth is the bulwark against falsehoods and heresies.

Bible Reading in one Year: 1 Samuel 27-29

DUNAMIS DEVOTIONAL: The Trap Of Negative Words

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Welcome to Dunamis' Daily Devotional written by Pastor Paul Enenche

Today: Sunday March 12, 2017

Topic: The Trap Of Negative Words

Scripture: Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Proverbs 18:21

Thought For The Day: Until you value your words, you do not value your life.

We live in times where there is an escalation of diverse afflictions, a time where satan is doing a lot of overtime.

From our anchor scripture, we see that one avenue which people use to establish themselves in afflictions is in the speaking of negative words.

Words are seeds (Mark 4:14). What you say determines what you reap. When you say ‘It is well with my soul’ it means, it must be well despite what is happening.

Many people today are reaping the fruits of the words they spoke yesterday. For instance, when you say ‘I have fever’, how much did you buy it? When you ask some people how they are doing, they would say ‘We are managing.’

Until you value your words, you do not value your life. Do not use negative words even as a joke.

Words are also prophecies (Numbers 14:28). Every time you talk, you prophesy into your future and declare how your life will end.

Beloved, if you want life and desire to see good days, you must refrain your lips from speaking evil and your mouth from speaking perversion. Whatever is not your intention must never be your confession. Avoid the trap of negative words.

Remember this: Until you value your words, you do not value your life.

Assignment(S):

1. Make positive declarations concerning your life on daily basis.

2. Read Christian inspirational books like ‘15 Kingdom Strategies for Survival’ by Dr. Paul Enenche.

Prayer: O LORD, I declare that it is well with my soul. I reject every spirit of affliction. I will live to fulfil my days on earth, Lord, in Jesus’ Name.

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Quote: Too much talk is an outlet of power. Too much talk leads to the leakage of power. Culled from 21 FOOLISH THINGS PEOPLE DO by Dr Paul Enenche.

Daily Reading: Numbers 16:41 to 18:32, Mark 16:1 to 20, Psalm 55:1 to 23, Proverbs 11:7.

Today In History: 12/03/1912 - Girl Scouts of America was founded.

Amazing Fact: The amount of salt in tears increases with age. Adults have up to three times saltier tears than new-borns.