- Currently trending on social media is the story of a Nigerian girl who died on her birthday
- Identified as Deborah Tushima, the Benue-born makeup artist reportedly slumped and was said to have been vomiting blood before she passed on
- A report claims she was poisoned by a jealous friend over an iPhone 11 gift she received from her boyfriend
- However, a Twitter user shared a conversation she had with a close family friend of Deborah, who says the deceased had a heart condition
- Many Nigerians have taken to Twitter to react to the tragic story
A few hours ago, social media was awash with the heartbreaking story of a Nigerian lady who slumped and died while dancing at her birthday bash.
Identified as Deborah Tushima, the Benue-born makeup artist clocked a year older on July 4 and shared stunning birthday photos on her Facebook wall.
She went on to throw a birthday bash at a hotel where she invited her friends to celebrate with her. However, Deborah was reported to have slumped and started vomiting blood shortly after which she passed on.
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This came shortly after she was said to have received an iPhone 11 as a birthday gift from her boyfriend.
A video online captures the moment she received the gift, much to the excitement of her friends and well-wishers.
Under the video is the report by someone who insinuated that she must have been poisoned by someone at the party out of jealousy over the gifts she received.
See the video below:
However, Twitter user, @@HannahSilas_, recently took to social media to counter the narrative that she was poisoned because of an iPhone 11.
Hannah who shared a conversation she had with a family friend of Deborah, stated that she did not die of poisoning but had a pre-existing heart condition.
In the screenshots of the conversation shared, Deborah who was doing her Industrial Training in Makurdi, had a heart condition that caused her to faint on different occasion.
The incident at her birthday was the 4th time she had collapsed and sadly, didn't make it.
Hannah wrote: "I really don't know where you are getting all this your rumours from but this is what an immediate family member told me, I really shouldn't be doing this. Deborah's death hasn't been confirmed as poisoning, Deborah tushima didn't die because of an IPhone 11"
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It appears this narrative of Deborah being poisoned to death is what many people on Twitter are going with and it has left several people in shock and saddened by the possibility that someone did take her life on her birthday.
Trending at number 3 on Twitter is 'iPhone 11' and this is what Nigerians are saying:
In other news, it is indeed a time of sorrow and mourning for the family members of a young Nigerian man whose death was recently announced on social media by a close friend.
Legit.ng sighted a post by an individual identified as Pc Ozo Chinwuko on Facebook. Chinwuko in his post mourned the passing of his close friend, Patrick Nnamdi Diego, who he said left the world during the early hours of Friday, March 6.
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