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UK High Commissioner defends NAF IDP Camp Bombing , says air strike “not deliberate”

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The British High Commissioner to Nigeria Paul Arkwright says Tuesday’s bombing of a refugee camp in Borno State was not deliberate. Arkwright dispelled insinuations that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) deliberately launched the air strike that killed over 50 people and injured 120. He, however, admitted that “it was a tragic mistake” that shoud be avoided in the future.

The diplomat stated this in telephone interview with Nigeria Info FM, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
He said:
“First of all can I express my deepest sympathy to all of those who are
affected by this terrible bombing. I do think it was a tragic mistake.
“I’ve seen some suggestions that it was deliberate; I’m absolutely certain that it was not deliberate.
“What
is important here is in the short term, doing the best for those who
have been injured, the families of those who have been bereaved, and I
know that the Federal Government and the state government and indeed
international NGOs are working very hard to help the wounded to make
sure they get proper medical treatment, and to take the necessary
actions there. That’s in the short term.
“I
think what’s also necessary is a thorough investigation by the Nigerian
Air force or the Nigerian military to determine exactly what happened,
because clearly it was a mistake.
“Mistakes
can occur, what’s really important is that the right actions are taken
to avoid such mistakes happening again. And until that investigation
happens, I don’t think it’s appropriate to speculate on what happened or
whether people had imagery or whether they knew that these were Boko
Haram terrorists or civilians.
“Let’s
wait for that investigation, but as I have been doing, let’s make sure
that whatever the outcome of that investigation, it means that the
necessary processes are followed and amended if necessary, so that
something as terrible as this doesn’t happen again.”

Arkwright said the UK will continue to support Nigeria until Boko Haram is defeated.

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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