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In Borno Northern Governors donate N360m for humanitarian services

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Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

The Northern Governors’ Forum
on Tuesday donated N360 million to support humanitarian services to
persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno. Gov. Aminu Massari of
Katsina State, who led a delegation of the forum, presented the cheque
to Gov. Kashim Shettima, at Government House Maiduguri.
Masari
said that each of the 18 northern state governments donated N20 million
to support humanitarian and livelihoods development programmes.

“During our meeting of the Northern Governors, we resolved to set up a committee to visit Borno.
“We are here to show sympathy to the good people of Borno and in solidarity with our brother, Kashim Shettima.
“We
are solidly behind Shettima and we stand by him at this trying time. We
have also resolved to be more united than ever before.
“We
will do everything humanly possible to ensure that this kind of crisis
that affected the North-East do not repeat or escalate to other parts of
the north and the country at large,”
Masari said.
In
his response, Shettima who commended the gesture said that such support
from his colleagues had assisted him to endure and continue his work
despite the security challenges in the state.
“As
your brother and colleague in this state, one of the things that has
kept me strong despite the calamity of Boko Haram, is the genuine
empathy and encouragement I constantly receive from all of you.
“Most of the governors have solidly identified with us even when Borno suffered its most severe neglect between 2011 and 2014,” Shettima said.
The
governor recalled that Borno had suffered serious neglect in the past, a
trend which favoured the insurgents to overrun most of the local
government areas of the state.
He said that Boko Haram insurgents had killed thousands of people, sacked communities, ravaged women and children.
He
added that the insurgents vandalized over 200 healthcare facilities,
thousands of schools, water points and electrical installations, as well
as roads, bridges.

“Wealthy traders and transporters lost their businesses and became poor overnight.
“The insurgents coordinated series of suicide bomb attacks at Monday Market, Maiduguri.
`The attacks were aimed at cutting off economic activities in the state.
“Traders
were terribly affected to the extent that we had to resort to giving
some sort of support to enable them to remain in business”.
Shettima
reiterated his administration’s commitment to collaborate with the
Federal and state governments, development organizations and other
stakeholders to address the humanitarian crisis in the state.

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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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