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Nigeria donates relief materials, cash to Freetown mudslide victims

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Rodents damaged furniture and air conditioning fittings in President Buhari's official Abuja office while he was in London receiving treatment, his media adviser Garba Shehu confirmed

Nigeria has donated 315 tonnes
of assorted relief materials and one million dollars cash to Sierra
Leone to help alleviate the suffering of people affected by flood and
mudslide in the country.
Nigeria’s
 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, made the presentation
to  his Sierra Leonean  counterpart, Mr Samura Koroma, in Freetown on
Tuesday.

The relief items included bags
of rice, beans, maize, sorghum, milk, spoons, plates, mattresses,
blankets, roofing sheets, soaps, mosquito nets and mats.
Others were medical supplies, such as anti-malaria drugs,  antibiotics  and disinfectants.
Onyeama, while making the presentation, said President Muhammadu Buhari sent him to express to the government and people of Sierra Leone his profound sadness over the tragedy that occurred last week.
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“We have come on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who heard the sad tragedy that befell your country and your people.
“Myself,
the Director-General of NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja; and  representative of
the Minister of Health, Zainab Sheriff, have come to really express our
profound sorrow and condolences for the large loss of lives, damage to
properties and suffering of a large number of people in your country”,
he said.
Onyeama said Nigeria and Sierra Leone had a very strong bond making both countries feel they belonged to the same family.
“Therefore, your loss is our loss. We grieve with you at this occasion,” he said.
He
said although Nigeria was facing a huge humanitarian, economic and
social challenge, it shared the pains of the people of Sierra Leone.
“We are flying constantly large quantities of food supplies and medicines and also a cash donation of a million dollars.
“Our planes will be carrying about 315 tonnes of food and medicines.’’
He said some of the cargo might be delivered by sea.
Onyeama said the gesture was ‘’a token of our solidarity with the Government and people of Sierra Leone.
‘’You are very much in our heart and we pray for you to overcome this tragedy soon.”
Koroma
expressed appreciation to Nigeria for the  gesture,  adding that
‘’Nigeria had always been there for Sierra Leone in the past.
“You were there for us during the civil war when Nigeria sent her troops.
‘’You
sent your support and personnel during Ebola disease outbreak, and you
are here to support us again during this time of mudslide and flood.”

On
Aug.  14, a downpour which caused severe flooding in Freetown and a
mudslide in the Regent area left more than 300 people dead, including
children.
The incident left more than 3,000 homeless and in need of humanitarian assistance.
Some 600 people are still missing and rescue workers warn that the chances of finding survivors are decreasing each day.

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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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