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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

Hollywood Actor Robin Williams Commits Suicide,Details Revealed

          Oscar-winning actor/comedian Robin Williams Committed suicide early hours of monday August 11, 2014 . Robin who was 63  killed himself in Tiburon, in Northern California.       TMZ reported that authorities found Williams' body inside his home.and was unresponsive.   Williams struggled with cocaine and alcohol abuse in the early '80s but was sober for 20 years with the exception of a stint in rehab in 2006  . The details of the suicide reveals  Williams  tried to slit his wrist with a pocket knife but when that suicide attempt failed he hanged himself with a belt.      The Marin County Deputy Coroner says Williams was at home alone Monday when he tried slashing his left wrist, but it only left "acute superficial cuts." He  then took a belt, tied it around his neck and secured it between the closet door and door frame. Williams was in a seated position, slightly suspended with his right shoulder against the door.  Robin's personal assistant d

Soul Train Creator 'Don Cornelius' Death Officially Ruled as Suicide

   Coroner's officials on tuesday ruled  Don Cornelius ' death a suicide, nearly a week after the " Soul Train " creator and host killed himself with a gunshot to the head.     The agency made the determination after conducting an autopsy on Cornelius' body Friday. Investigators are still awaiting the results of toxicology tests before issuing a final report.     Police quickly ruled out foul play after responding to Cornelius' Mulholland Drive home early Wednesday morning. His son had alerted authorities after receiving a call from his father.      Cornelius, 75, started "Soul Train" in 1970 and it became one of the longest-running syndicated shows in history, introducing audiences to many top music acts and providing a never-before-seen TV platform for black culture.