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Why Fresh Unilag Graduate Jumped into Lagos Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge

The mother of Daibo Davies, the man who plunged into the lagoon from the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos state, says the deceased was looking forward to a master’s degree in Canada.

In an interview with Channels Television, the deceased’s mother, disclosed that Davies was a fresh graduate of University of Lagos (Unilag) were he studied quantity survey.

The deceased, whose body is yet to be found, was also said to be preparing to undergo his National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) programme before the incident.

She also said her late son had no previous record of depression or drug abuse, appealing to the Lagos state government to intensify search for her son’s body.

Davies had left many stunned when he dived into the lagoon after appealing to the driver of the car conveying him to stop while still on the bridge.

He had reportedly told the driver that he had stomach upset but dived into the lagoon as the driver stopped.

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The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) commenced a recovery operation for his body when the incident happened on Saturday but his corpse has not been found four days after.

TheCable recently visited the deceased’s residence at 17, Sosanya street, Soluyi, Gbagada, Lagos. Most of his former neighbours described him as an easy-going person.

Credits: The Cable

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How to Pay Tithe Using USSD Code at Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel)

The Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel has created USSD Code for which members can pay their offerings and tithes.

The USSD platform gives you option to pay offering, Tithes, thanksgiving, Shiloh offering Transportation seed among others.

To pay, you are to dial *389*30*1#.

What an idea!

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Corona Virus: US Seeks Medical Professionals for Visa Appointment

The United States has asked medical professionals around the world who want to work in America to reach out for visa appointment.

On Thursday, the United States overtook China as the country with the highest number of novel coronavirus patients anywhere in the world.


To further tame the spread of the virus and treatment of those infected, the US is calling out to medical professionals to apply to work in the North American country.

“We encourage medical professionals seeking to work in the United States on a work or exchange visitor, particularly those working to treat or mitigate the effects of COVID-19, to reach out to the nearest embassy or consulate to request a visa appointment,” the statement read.

The US is also extending visas for medical professionals in the country.

“For those foreign medical professionals already in the United States: J-1 Alien Physicians (medical residents) may consult with their program sponsor, ECFMG, to extend their programs in the United States.

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“Generally, a J-1 program for a foreign medical resident can be extended one year at a time for up to seven years.

Note that the expiration date on a U.S. visa does not determine how long one can be in the United States.”

– The Cable

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