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Dog mauls newborn twin sisters to death while their mother briefly left the room to talk to neighbour

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Newborn twin sisters were mauled to death by a family dog when their mother briefly left the room to talk to a neighbour. 

Mother Elaine Novais, 29, a council worker who had struggled to conceive for nine years, left her 26-day-old premature babies at their home in Piripá, in the northeastern state of Bahia, Brazil, last Tuesday, June 23.

She had not been gone for long when she heard the girls Anne and Analú crying. She rushed back to their bedroom but it was too late.

Dog mauls newborn twin sisters to death while their mother who had struggled to conceive for 9 years briefly left the room to talk to a neighbour

The Labrador and American foxhound cross had brutally attacked the girls. Mrs Novais pulled the jealous dog away from the twins, but it had already inflicted fatal damage on their abdomens. 

Dog mauls newborn twin sisters to death while their mother who had struggled to conceive for 9 years briefly left the room to talk to a neighbour

A nurse who lived nearby performed first aid on the twins. One died instantly from her injuries and the other later died at Maria Pedreira Barbosa Municipal Hospital after going into cardiac arrest.

Mrs Novais collapsed from shock after the death of her babies and she had to be sedated at the hospital. Mrs Novais and her husband Regis, 32, had struggled for nine years to have children. 

The dog, described as “docile”, is believed to have become jealous after not receiving as much attention since the birth of the babies.  

Dog mauls newborn twin sisters to death while their mother who had struggled to conceive for 9 years briefly left the room to talk to a neighbour

A family member claimed the dog “was left out in a way, and it no longer had the attention and affection of its owners provided before”, reports The Sun.

They added: ‘That could have caused some kind of jealousy and led the dog to attack the children.”

Anne and Analú died one day before their due date, having arrived a month early via cesarean section. 

Dog mauls newborn twin sisters to death while their mother who had struggled to conceive for 9 years briefly left the room to talk to a neighbour

Police are investigating the deaths, but are yet to take testimonies from the devastated parents. 

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Pastor Funke Felix-Adejumo Tells Rich People to Dump Their Poor Friends (Video)

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A Nigerian pastor, Mrs Funke Felix-Adejumo of Agape Christian Ministry has urged her members who are rich to dump their poor friends.

She urged her church members to move on if they notice that they are now richer than their friends.

According to the controversial preacher, “Some of you are the best person in your group. Wake up, that group should expire tonight.”

She continued, “If you are the richest person among your friends, that relationship has expired.”

“Befriend wealthy mentors, because you look like what you look at”

The clergywoman is popular for her prosperity sermons.

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Raymond Dokpesi: Polygamy One Of My Greatest Errors In Life

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The Chairman Emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, on Saturday said one of the greatest errors of his life was going into polygamy.

According to him, contrary to the impression that he entered into polygamy because of his wealth, he revealed that it was due to internal family challenges.

Dokpesi stated this in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Saturday as part of the activities to mark his 70th birthday.

The media mogul also revealed how he survived poisoning as a little child even as doctors in Poland predicted that he would not last more than 35 years.

The PUNCH reported that Dokpesi’s autobiography titled: “The Handkerchief”, would soon be unveiled to mark his 70th birthday scheduled for October 25.

He said, “I am a Catholic and I definitely will tell you that one of the greatest errors of my life is polygamy. But it is not something that I desired or something that I wanted. It was a situation that developed, I just had no alternative.

“A lot of people looked at it as if it was wealth that distorted my behaviour but the truth of the matter is that there were internal family challenges that led to the polygamy. I was married to a Polish woman, I wanted to remain with the Polish woman, I still desired it in my old age but she left Nigeria for reasons that she was the only child of her parents and so she had to stay with her parents and I had to stay here and there is no leave in marriage.

“And so, I shuttled down to Poland over 16 times requesting her to come back to Nigeria and stay but as the only child, she wanted to be by them. My mother was very anxious that I should have children that are my own; kids that I don’t have to enter a plane to go and visit. That whole thing caused the instability that later affected my life.”

The DAAR Communication boss further gave insight on how Polish doctors gave him a 35-year life span.

“Well, let me say 35 years was the benchmark that was given to me because in my very early years, I was very sickly. I was fairly handicapped because I could not talk from the very beginning of my life; but very many people assumed that because I could not talk, I could not hear or I could not understand what it was.

“So, I would normally just look and see, watch things as they happened. And I vividly recall when one of my father’s very close friends came to intervene about my schooling and he condemned, outright, any effort to invest in me because I was very sickly and secondly, he had not seen any child of a northerner succeed.

“I was handicapped and that was the toughest moment in my life at that stage and at that time, I felt highly discriminated against, I felt that I was likely to be denied the opportunity to live,” Dokpesi recalled.

“By the time, I was about 12 years I was terribly sick, my mother and father took me to several places from hospitals to native doctors and churches praying, looking for an opportunity for me to survive.

“They later took me down to Agenebode, when my father had almost given up, that I was not going to survive. We went through the banks of River Niger at the time. When we got to the destination, they said I had been poisoned and the people that committed the atrocity were there present and they will be able to deliver me,” he added.

Eventually, he was cured. “But behold, here I am, 70 years old, all those challenges put behind, I am strong, I am healthy and I thank Almighty God and all Nigerians that have given me support all through to be able to reach this year,” he enthused.

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Video: Wike Jokingly Threatens To Place A Curse On Godswill Akpabio 

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has been spotted in a viral video jokingly threatening to place a curse on Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio.

Alongside other company, both politicians can be seen in the video having drinks when the Rivers state Governor made the comment, saying “do you want me to curse you?“.

The duo were having drinks when the Rivers state Governor made the comment.

This drew laughter among those present.

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