Monday Buzz: Nigerian Surgeon Mistakenly Removes Fallopian Tube For Appendix

Nigerian Surgeon Mistakenly Removes Fallopian Tube For Appendix

Dr. Haruna Lawal has been trending all over news sites after he was dismissed of his duties for removing a patient’s ovary instead of her appendix. This was not Dr. Lawal’s first offence as he has previously removed a woman’s Fallopian tube and a pad of fat from another man instead of their appendices.

His colleagues have termed his mistakes as “never events” because they are just not supposed to happen. When he was asked about the events he termed them as ‘trifling errors’ and blames his mistakes on his poor sight. He has apologized to the victims but he was still dismissed by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service for his misconduct and lack of empathy for the patients. Dr. Lawal is 59 years old and has been practicing for over 25 years.


25 Year Old Scientist Wins Miss USA 2017

Kara McCullough is trending all over news sites and blogs because she’s a not your average beauty queen – she’s also a scientist! She has been described by many as the definition of a woman with exceptional beauty and brains after she won the Miss USA 2017 pageant yesterday. She is currently working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and is a lover of math and science. She said she wants to inspire children to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

She said, “I look at this as a great opportunity to … get to experience worldwide culture, as well as just having the opportunity to be impacted by so many children, hopefully in the math and sciences.”


Model Swims Naked With Sharks To Prove That They Are Not Dangerous

In a world of weird, Irina Britanova is trending for swimming naked with sharks in the Maldives. Well, she is either very courageous or she has some lose screws in her head. She was photographed holding the fins of a Nurse shark and was dragged around by it. She was also photographed surrounded by a lot of scary looking sharks and even patting some on the head. The underwater photographer, Andrey Nekrasov, had the shot to show people that not all sharks are as dangerous as we are led to believe. Irina did an amazing job however because she had to hold her breath 55ft deep in The Maldives so that she could swim with the sharks.


Muslim Cleric Wants FIFA To Ban Footballers From Making The Sign Of The Cross After Scoring

A Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia, Mohammed al Arefe, is trending for his infamous tweet demanding that FIFA should do something about Christian footballers making the sign of the cross after scoring.

He tweeted:  “I’ve seen video clips of athletes, soccer players running, shooting and when they win they make the symbol of the cross on their chests and my question is do FIFA’s rules not forbid this.”

Many football fans, Christians and Muslims alike, came at him for his tweet saying that Muslim footballers celebrate their scores by kneeling and touching the grounds with their foreheads.

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