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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Boxing legend Muhammad ali rushed to the Hospital unconscious

      Muhammad Ali was reportedly taken to hospital after falling unconscious at home just days after his frail appearance at a funeral for Joe Frazier. Ali  was last seen in public at a  Philadelphia  service for his fellow boxing legend on November 14, but a woman called 911 for him five days later.     The call came from the 6,000 sq ft estate he shares with wife Yolanda in Paradise Valley, Arizona, reported Star magazine and RadarOnline. As Reported By RadarOnline: In a sign the 69-year-old sports icon is nearing the final round in his three decade bout with crippling Parkinson's disease, multiple sources have revealed the champ was rushed from his wife Yolanda's home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center on November 19. Paramedics and police have confirmed a 911 call was placed around 6.30 p.m. from a woman at the couple's 6,000 square foot estate. She stated an elderly male -- who Star has independently confirmed was Ali -- w

Boxing great and Ex-Heavyweight Champ Joe Frazier dies of cancer at 67

Joe frazier    Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight champion whose furious and intensely personal fights with a taunting  Muhammad Ali  endure as an epic rivalry in boxing history, died Monday night. He was 67. His business representative, Leslie Wolff, told The Associated Press on Saturday that Frazier had liver cancer and that he had entered hospice care. Joe frazier knocked down muhammed ali     Known as Smokin’ Joe, Frazier stalked his opponents around the ring with a crouching, relentless attack — his head low and bobbing, his broad, powerful shoulders hunched — as he bore down on them with an onslaught of withering jabs and crushing body blows, setting them up for his devastating left hook. It was an overpowering modus operandi that led to versions of the heavyweight crown from 1968 to 1973. Frazier won 32 fights in all, 27 by knockouts, losing four times — twice to Ali in furious bouts and twice to George Foreman.