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Kagara Abductions: We Are Committed To Safe Rescue Of All Abductees – IGP
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Kagara Abductions: We Are Committed To Safe Rescue Of All Abductees – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has assured the nation that the Force is irrevocably committed to the safe rescue of all abductees in the recent attack on Government Science College, Kagara in Rafi LGA of Niger State and other related incidents. The IGP notes that a joint massive search and rescue mission involving the Police, the Military and other law enforcement agencies is ongoing to ensure that all abducted persons are rescued unhurt and reunited with their families. To give impetus to the rescue operation, the IGP has ordered the deployment of additional tactical, intelligence and investigative assets of the Force including four (4) units of Police Mobile Force (PMF) attached to Operation Puff Adder II, one (1) Unit of Police Special Forces, personn...
Kagara: Abducted Students Will Return Safe – Niger State Government
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Kagara: Abducted Students Will Return Safe – Niger State Government

The Niger State Government says it has taken concrete security measures to ensure safety in the state and safe return of the abducted 27 students of the Government Science College, Kagara. The students, three staff and 12 families of the college in Rafi Local Government Area of the state were abducted in the early hours of Wednesday. In a news conference in Minna on Wednesday, Gov. Abubakar Bello of the state, said that his administration had taken concrete security measures to ensure safe returned of the students. Mrs Mary Barje, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Abubakar Bello told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna: “As I speak, Gov. Bello is holding an emergency security meeting with heads of security agencies in the state to strategise and bring to halt to the wanton k...
COVID-19: Nobody Is Safe Until Everyone Is Vaccinated — Boss Mustapha
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COVID-19: Nobody Is Safe Until Everyone Is Vaccinated — Boss Mustapha

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha,  has said that COVID-19 vaccines are important for the safety of Nigerians. During a sensitisation meeting with leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Mustapha said nobody is safe from being infected with COVID-19 until everyone is vaccinated. Mustapha, who is the chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, urged religious bodies to enlighten their members on the benefits and efficacy of vaccines against the pandemic. He said, “The COVID-19 pandemic is the most significant global public health emergency of our generation. Humanity has been under the siege of this virus since 30th of January, 2020 (exactly one year ago) when the WHO declared it as such. It has taken lives, consumed trillions...
Buhari Not Safe In Aso Rock, He Should Resign – Pastor Giwa
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Buhari Not Safe In Aso Rock, He Should Resign – Pastor Giwa

Senior pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has said that even President Muhammadu Buhari is not safe at the Presidential Villa going by the breakdown of security in the country. He also said that Buhari’s high-handedness has caused a major setback to national advancement. Giwa, in a statement to DAILY POST on Tuesday said Nigerians had chosen their destiny by allowing president Buhari to rule the country for another four years. The cleric, however, urged Nigerians to stay strong. He declared: “It’s unfortunate that we have a president who doesn’t listen to the yearnings of his people. “President Buhari’s high-handedness has brought setbacks to Nigeria in all ramifications. If they could kill a first-class monarch in Ondo state, who is...
A HIV positive Nurse reveals how she’s been keeping her partner safe
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A HIV positive Nurse reveals how she’s been keeping her partner safe

A South African nurse who is HIV positive, has revealed how she's been keeping her partner safe from the virus.   According to Angela Motsusi, HIV patients who take their ARVs daily, attend all clinic appointments and do blood checks as scheduled are safe of have sex with a negative partner.   She wrote;   Living testimonies of #UequalsU , it's simple really, if you are HIV positive, take your ARVs daily and attend all your clinic appointments and do blood checks as scheduled, by taking your treatment everyday you will be virally suppressed and with a sustained, suppressed viral load you CANNOT sexually transmit HIV to your partner, I am positive and he is negative. #normalizinghivchallenge #uequalsusouthafrica  
Champions League: Sarri Speaks on Juventus vs Lyon Being his Last Game
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Champions League: Sarri Speaks on Juventus vs Lyon Being his Last Game

Juventus manager, Maurizio Sarri, has insisted his job is safe at the club, even if they don’t overtun a 1-0 deficit to Lyon in the Champions League on Friday. Earlier this month, Sarri led the Turin club to a ninth successive Serie A title. However, the Bianconeri lost four of their 12 matches after the restart. Sarri is aware that despite the domestic dominance, the true test for any Juve coach comes in the Champions League, which they have not won since 1996. “I don’t think it will be my last match,” Sarri told reporters on Thursday, when asked if he thought he would be axed if the team is eliminated. “I think I’m dealing with top-level managers – they’re not amateurs. They’ve already made their evaluations, independently of the result tomorrow. “This qu...
FG Releases Guidelines for Schools Resumption
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FG Releases Guidelines for Schools Resumption

The Federal Government has issued guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools in the country. The guidelines, which failed to disclose the date of school resumption, was signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Minister of State (Education), Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba. It was developed in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Environment, Federal Ministry of Health and health safety experts in the country The guidelines outlined actions, measures and requirements needed for the safe reopening of schools after the coronavirus pandemic. The guidelines released today, July 13, requires that students should be aided to maintain social distancing and stay at least 2 meters apart. The guidelines dealt extensively on plans for school reopening and ...
Tennis stars, Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric Test Positive for COVID-19
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Tennis stars, Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric Test Positive for COVID-19

Two tennis stars have tested positive for Coronavirus after their participation in Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour. Former world No 3 and Bulgarian star, Grigor Dimitrov first revealed on Sunday that he tested positive for the virus just moments before world No 1 Novak Djokovic was due to take on Andrey Rublev in the final of the Adria Tour exhibition series in Croatia. The final clash was cancelled as those involved were asked to get tested.   Announcing his positive test, Dimitrov wrote on Instagram: 'Hi Everyone-I want to reach out and let my fans and friends know that I tested positive back in Monaco for Covid-19. I want to make sure anyone who has been in contact with me during these past days gets tested and takes the necessary precautions. I am so sorry for any harm I ...
Nedum Onuoha Says He Doesn’t Feel Safe In The US
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Nedum Onuoha Says He Doesn’t Feel Safe In The US

Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha says he does not feel "100% safe" in the USA. Onuoha plays for Utah-based Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer after spending six years at QPR. "I am always very wary of how I behave and how it could be viewed by people who have power," Onuoha, 33, told BBC Radio 5 Live. "For me personally, overall I don't like to say it but I have a fear and distrust towards police." Widespread protests have taken place across 75 US cities since George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died after being pinned down by a white police officer. Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who kneeled on Floyd's neck, has been charged with his murder. He and three other police officers have been sacked. Sports stars have added their voices on social medi...
Oyo To Ensure Safe Return Of Nigerian Lady Put Up For Sale In Lebanon
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Oyo To Ensure Safe Return Of Nigerian Lady Put Up For Sale In Lebanon

The Oyo State Government has pledged to ensure the safe return of an indigene of the state identified as Peace Ufuoma Busari who was recently put up for sale on the internet in Lebanon for $1000. The government’s pledge was contained in a statement issued in Ibadan by Mrs Bolanle Sarumi-Aliyu, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Diaspora to Gov. Seyi Makinde. Sarumi-Aliyu said the state was liaising with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to facilitate the lady’s safe return home. The governor’s aide, who said that the victim was yet to be located, called on citizens of Oyo State who might know her, especially her family members, to call cell phone number 07025512891. Sarumi-Aliyu commended NIDCOM for the role it had been playing in the matter. “We will contin...
Coronavirus: Guidance For Safe Mass Gatherings In Nigeria By NCDC
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Coronavirus: Guidance For Safe Mass Gatherings In Nigeria By NCDC

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has advised that mass gatherings of any type should be discouraged as the fear of a possible outbreak looms. In an update released by the NCDC on Monday afternoon, the National Epidemic monitoring team is on top of situation in the country as the global transmission of the virus becomes worrisome. ‘The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is constantly monitoring the epidemiological situation in the country. In view of the rapid evolution and global transmission of coronavirus, NCDC will make the recommendation for cancellation of mass gatherings in line with guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO).’ The federal government has placed close watch on all types of mass gatherings, outlining a few to be discouraged and if can...
Kechi Okwuchi Shares Photos of Herself With her Mum and Sister Taken 20 Years Apart
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Kechi Okwuchi Shares Photos of Herself With her Mum and Sister Taken 20 Years Apart

Kechi Okwuchi has shared photos of her and her family taken 20 years apart. The singer, who is one of two people who survived a plane crash years ago, shared a photo she took 20 years ago with her mum and her sister. She also shared another more recent photo taken with her mum and sister. She captioned the photo: Hope y’all are staying safe out there! But check this out: 2 pictures, 20 years apart!! Yes that’s me on the left, yes @tara_okwuchi was literally THE cutest baby you’ve ever seen, yes I have a dad, he just happens to be missing in both pics and yes my mother’s a vampire Hehe love y’all
Corps Members Abducted in Katsina Have Been Rescued
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Corps Members Abducted in Katsina Have Been Rescued

The Katsina police command have rescued four prospective National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members kidnapped in Funtua, an area in the state, on Monday March 9th. The victims, three males and female, were traveling with their schoolmates from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, to Zamfara state where they were posted to for the one year mandatory NYSC scheme, when the bus they chartered from Osun state, was attacked and they were abducted. The Nation reports that the kidnappers called the families around midnight on Tuesday March 10, demanding a N10m ransom. A father of one of the victims said the kidnappers called with the same number they used to reach him the previous day. “I just spoke with the Commissioner of Police now and he told me that all four have been rescued. I am thankful ...
Coronavirus: ‘I’m Not in Quarantine’ – Jackie Chan
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Coronavirus: ‘I’m Not in Quarantine’ – Jackie Chan

Popular actor and producer, Jackie Chan has said he is safe and healthly despite spread of Coronavirus in China. DAILY POST reported that the deadly disease has recorded 2,600 deaths since its outbreak in Wuhan, China. The Nigerian government on Thursday night confirmed its first case of an italian citizen who works in Nigeria and returned from Milan, Italy on the 25th of February 2020. His case is being managed at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos. Chan, who is based in Hong Kong, took to his verified Instagram page assuring his fans that he is not in quarantine but very healthy. He, however, advised his fans to stay healthy and safe during this period of Coronavirus outbreak. Jackie Chan wrote: “Thanks for everybody’s c...
This Is How To Wear Seat Belt When Pregnant
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This Is How To Wear Seat Belt When Pregnant

It is paramount that all occupants of a car wear seat belt, including pregnant women. Some may say it’s not safe for a pregnant woman to be on seat belt. On the contrary, it is safer for a pregnant woman to be on seat belt. The pregnant woman just need to wear it the right way to avoid impact on the fetus. Statistics have revealed that your chance of being injured in an accident and/or the severity of injury may be greatly reduced if you are wearing your seat belt. It is strongly recommended that the driver and all passengers buckle up every time they are on board. Using seat belts save lives and reduce impact in crashes. A guide on how to wear seat belt when pregnant 1. Always wear your seat belt even when in the back seat. The safest type of seat belt to wear is a lap and should...
Boko Haram: Sanwo-Olu Says Lagos Is Safe For Residents & Visitors
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Boko Haram: Sanwo-Olu Says Lagos Is Safe For Residents & Visitors

Tweets by the Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor Gboyega Akosile @gboyegaakosile PRESS RELEASE LAGOS SAFE FOR ALL LAW-ABIDING RESIDENTS, VISITORS – SANWO-OLU Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated the government’s commitment to the safety of residents and visitors to the State, following the arrest of some Boko Haram suspects. The Governor, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, praised the gallantry of officers of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Army who foiled an attempted attack on one of the universities in Lagos. Referring to the operation that led to the arrest of the Boko Haram suspects by the military operatives, the Commissioner maintained that the security apparatus of the State ...
Any Man Who Doesn’t Show Commitment Financially Not Safe To – Bishop Abioye
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Any Man Who Doesn’t Show Commitment Financially Not Safe To – Bishop Abioye

The Senior Pastor of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Abioye, has advised women against settling for men with no financial commitment. While delivering his sermon in his church recently, the clergyman stressed the importance of finances in a relationship. Speaking specifically to single women, the clergyman said ''Any man who doesn't show commitment financially is not safe for you to marry''. According to him, any woman who settles for a man with no financial commitment will end up being the one paying for the house rent, school fees and other very important things, once they get married. Watch a video of him speaking below>>> Any man who doesn't show commitment financially is not safe for you to marry - Bishop Abioye advises women pic.twitter.com/qHO5OdYEE...
Ignore Senate, Abuja-kaduna Highway Now Safe For Travellers – El-rufai Tells Nigerians
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Ignore Senate, Abuja-kaduna Highway Now Safe For Travellers – El-rufai Tells Nigerians

Representative Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has expelled the affirmation by the Nigerian Senate that the Abuja-Kaduna thruway is the most dangerous streets in the nation, saying that the road is presently alright for voyagers. El-Rufai expressed this when he tended to State House reporters after a shut entryway meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Estate, Abuja on Monday. The Senate had on May 8 portrayed the Abuja-Kaduna parkway as the most hazardous street in Africa because of the exercises of hijackers and outfitted marauders working on the turnpike. Sen. Shehu Sani, speaking to Kaduna Focal Senatorial Locale, had, while adding to a movement on "Earnest need to build the number of mentors on the Abuja-Kaduna railroad line" named the previously menti...
Is it safe to travel in Northern Ireland?
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Is it safe to travel in Northern Ireland?

How safe is Northern Ireland? Hostility and terrorism are terms you easily connect to the Middle-East, but nowadays it seems like they have reached Europe once again. Recent weeks, threats and attacks in Northern Ireland have been front page news. Does this mean you will have to cancel your plans to visit Northern Ireland? Or is there a way to stay safe in Northern Ireland? A long history of violence The history of the feud between Ireland and Northern Irelandhas been a long and complicated one. In short, Northern Ireland is part of the UK, along with England, Scotland and Wales. The Republic of Ireland, on the other hand, is a separate nation, which has its own laws, currency and religion. Although Northern Ireland is part of the UK, there are two types of self-identifie...
“These days the ones you meet in shrine are better and even safer” Lepacious Bose speaks on the dangers of online dating
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“These days the ones you meet in shrine are better and even safer” Lepacious Bose speaks on the dangers of online dating

Comedienne Lepacious Bose has expressed concern about the dangers of online dating. The actress spoke of how easy it is to end up living with someone you do not know. She admitted there has been some success stories from online dating but said it is still very risky. She also mentioned that even men met in the church aren't as trustworthy as they used to be in the past. She added that men met in the shrine might even be safer than men met in church because with a man met in the shrine, you know what you're signing up for. She wrote: These days you don’t even know if you are dating a human being or a ghost; na so so dm and pinging toasting. You go don marry ritualist before you know.  I applaud those who take the risk and end up with great spouses but the stories ...
Nigerian Lady Advises Women to Allow Their Husbands Cheat
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Nigerian Lady Advises Women to Allow Their Husbands Cheat

A Nigerian lady has shocked many social media users, after she advised women to allow their husbands cheat and have sex outside marriage. The young lady shared a video advising Nigerian women to allow their husbands have sex outside marriage with concubines, slay mamas and slay queens. The video was then shared by Wale Gates on Twitter, who wrote; When I tell una say Nigeria is the best place to be a married man. Una go dey fight me. ??‍♂️ Anyway! Ladies, Please listen to your sister The lady said that it is safe for women not to know if their husbands or boyfriends cheat, as they can’t stop him. See what she said below; “whether your husband or boyfriend cheats, to be on the safe side, it’s better you don’t know.” “Don’t even snoop around because he will cheat when he is read...
“Be Law Abiding, Defend Your Votes And Stay Safe” Jennifer Abubakar Tasks Electo
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“Be Law Abiding, Defend Your Votes And Stay Safe” Jennifer Abubakar Tasks Electo

(Dr) Mrs Jennifer Douglas-Abubakar, wife of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alh. Atiku Abubakar, has tasked zonal coordinators to ensure electorates in different zones and wards are of peaceful conduct and law abiding in the forthcoming presidential elections, slated for Saturday February 23rd, 2019. She made the call on Wednesday in Abuja while hosting Zonal coordinators of PDP, following the postponment of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. She bekoned on parents not to allow their children or wards to be used as electoral thugs. She averred that the shoot at sight order on ballot box snatchers from President Buhari is a deliberate bait to spill the blood of innocent Nigerians at the slightest provocation, thus...
Funke Akindele Warns Nigerians Over 2019 Elections, Reveals Major Cause of Violence
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Funke Akindele Warns Nigerians Over 2019 Elections, Reveals Major Cause of Violence

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has disclosed the major cause of violence in Nigeria’s election. The actress disclosed this in a post on her Instagram page on Tuesday. Akindele, while advising Nigerians ahead of the 2019 election, urged the public to avoid being provoked. The mother of twin boys wrote: “Provocation is the cause of major violence in elections in Nigeria. Don’t be provoked. Avoid provoking others. “Respect everyone. Treat others the way you want to be treated. Let’s make 2019 elections safe, secure and credible.”
Yemi Osinbajo Speaks After Surviving Helicopter Crash
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Yemi Osinbajo Speaks After Surviving Helicopter Crash

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has spoken after surviving an Air Force helicopter crash in Kabba, Kogi state which he left the scene unhurt. Osinbajo took to his Twitter page to thank God for saving his life and that of the crew members after the crash. He wrote; “We are extremely grateful to the Lord for preserving our lives from the incident that just happened. Everyone of us is safe and no one is maimed. “We are safe and sound! Thank you to everyone who has expressed concern and thank you to the crew who managed the situation well. “We believe that God will continue to keep us and Nigeria safe even as we go higher. We continue.”
Nigeria’s Ruling Party Pledges To ‘keep America Safe’ – UK Independent
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Nigeria’s Ruling Party Pledges To ‘keep America Safe’ – UK Independent

Nigeria’s ruling party has been accused of plagiarism after its manifesto declared it was dedicated to “keeping America safe and secure”. The All Progressive’s Congress (APC), led by President Muhammadu Buhari, featured on its website a section dedicated to energy policy ahead of a general election slated for February. It was allegedly headlined, “Our first priority is keeping America safe and secure”, and featured rambling copy critics said was likely lifted from other websites. Reno Omokri, a former aide for ex-Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, accused the APC of “obviously” lifting the language “from Donald Trump”, though it is not clear when or even if the US president ever used the wording. An APC spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, claimed on Twitter the website had b...
Cut Your Old Pants Into Shreds – Mosun Filani advises ladies
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Cut Your Old Pants Into Shreds – Mosun Filani advises ladies

Nollywood actress, Mosun Filani as advised Nigerian ladies to not just dispose their old pants, but cut the underwear into shreds. With the growing rate of female pants theft for ritual purposes, the actress shared major tips on how to protect and safeguard female underwears. She wrote in a recent post; ‘if you are safe and your pant is not safe, my sister you are not safe o’. ‘Please get peg hangers, dry your pants in your bathroom (not close to your windows abeg o) Don’t just dispose ur old pants anyhow, cut them into shreds (focus on the underlay part), or better still burn them out completely. 2019 yii aiye oni ka pata wa Lo o’
‘We Are Safe After An Attack At The Palace Of The Ooni Of Ife’ – Omoyele Sowore
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‘We Are Safe After An Attack At The Palace Of The Ooni Of Ife’ – Omoyele Sowore

Sahara reporters publisher and 2019 presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore visted the palace of the imperial majesty, the Ooni Of Ife today and according to him, they were attacked.   According to eye witness reports, 'Sowore was teargassed at the Ooni of Ife Palace today, Three People fainted and when he came out, there were thugs over the place and they were attacking. Students fainted'.   Confirming the development, Sowore tweeted, 'We are safe after an attack at the palace Of the Ooni Of Ife'. He then went on to make a video explaining how it happened. See below... Sowore and team, plus Oba and all his Chief teargassed in Ooni Ife palace. One slumped. Hear Sowore say I CAN'T BREATH. pic.twitter.com/G713UTtZMM — YouthRising (@YouthRisingNG) Septe...
Tonto Dikeh To Hushpuppi ‘Love you Ray, Stay Safe’
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Tonto Dikeh To Hushpuppi ‘Love you Ray, Stay Safe’

Tonto Dikeh, really doesn't care what anyone thinks as she again sparked dating rumors with Hushpuppi with a post shared on her IG. The actress, shared a photo of the IG celebrity with a message wishing him a speedy recovery. 'Zaddy God gat you real big!!! You are healed in Jesus name.. The healing hands of God rest Upon you,I speak divine health and healing into your body and bones..I decree that every illl yolk be broken in Jesus name.. I love you Ray,Stay safe?❤️?? #YOUR FAVOURITE DRAMA QUEEN'
Sinéad O’Connor ‘Safe’ After Saying She’s Suicidal
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Sinéad O’Connor ‘Safe’ After Saying She’s Suicidal

After posting a troubling 12-minute video about her battle with mental illness, Sinéad O’Connor is “safe” and surrounded by loved ones, according to a Facebook post made on her behalf early Tuesday. The post was made “to let everyone who loves her know she is safe and she is not suicidal.” “She is surrounded by love and receiving the best of care. She asked for this to be posted knowing you are concerned for her,” the post read. “I won’t respond to any questions, so please understand. I hope this comforts those of you were concerned.” In the disturbing video, posted last Thursday, the “Nothing Compares 2 U” singer chokes up as she describes her toxic battle with three mental illnesses. “I’m fighting and fighting and fighting … to stay alive every day,” a weepy O’Connor said fro...
Moroccan King Calls President Buhari On Phone, Congratulates Him On Safe Return
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Moroccan King Calls President Buhari On Phone, Congratulates Him On Safe Return

His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his successful return from a medical vacation in London. According to a statement released by president Buhari's special adviser, Femi Adesina, the Moroccan monarch, in a telephone call Thursday, expressed delight and happiness at the kind of reception Nigerians gave President Buhari when he returned home. He said it was evidence of a leader widely loved by his people. King Mohammed VI, who had been in Nigeria on a state visit last December, invited President Buhari to visit Morocco in the same fashion. Responding, the Nigerian President thanked the Moroccan monarch for his congratulatory call, and the growing partnership between the two countries. Earlier today, a Moroccan delegation made o...
North Is Safe For Corp Members – DG
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North Is Safe For Corp Members – DG

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure, has admonished corps members to stop seeking relocation from the North to other states, saying the region is no longer volatile. According to him, more than 50 per cent of corps members sent to the North usually seek relocation to other parts of the country. Kazure told Saturday PUNCH that the recent development has not encouraged unity in diversity which the scheme preaches and stands for. Addressing the 2016 Batch B Stream 2 corps members at the Niger State Permanent Orientation Camp in Paiko on Friday, Kazaure urged the corps members to keep an open mind and give the North a chance. Kazaure, who was represented by the Director of Information and Communications Technology, Mrs. C...