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Nurse Ends Up In Quarantine After Sneaking Out To Visit Lover

Kenyan nurse has been quarantined after travelling from the capital, Nairobi, to Nakuru town in the Rift Valley region to visit her boyfriend under the pretext of going to offer essential services.

The government has restricted travel in and out of Nairobi except for cargo trucks to curb the spread of coronavirus. Health workers are among essential service providers allowed to travel out of the capital and to operate past curfew hours.

Neighbours alerted police of the nurse’s presence, local broadcaster Citizen TV reports.

Police visited the house in the company of health officials who said the nurse’s temperature was higher than normal and took her for 14-days mandatory quarantine.

The nurse reportedly identified herself to police manning roadblocks and told them she was going to offer essential services.

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Nurse Ends Up In Quarantine After Sneaking Out To Visit Lover

Kenyan nurse has been quarantined after travelling from the capital, Nairobi, to Nakuru town in the Rift Valley region to visit her boyfriend under the pretext of going to offer essential services.

The government has restricted travel in and out of Nairobi except for cargo trucks to curb the spread of coronavirus. Health workers are among essential service providers allowed to travel out of the capital and to operate past curfew hours.

Neighbours alerted police of the nurse’s presence, local broadcaster Citizen TV reports.

Police visited the house in the company of health officials who said the nurse’s temperature was higher than normal and took her for 14-days mandatory quarantine.

The nurse reportedly identified herself to police manning roadblocks and told them she was going to offer essential services.

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Police Hunt For Man Who Filled Wife’s Vagina With Pepper, Salt, Onion Before Sealing It With Superglue

A man who suspected his wife of infidelity has done the unthinkable thing for which reason police have launched a manhunt for him.

Reports say the Kenyan man sexually assaulted his wife on Saturday, May 16 after accusing her of cheating on him with other men.

According to the police in Tharaka South Sub-County in Kenya, the suspect first persuaded his wife to move from their Marimanti township home, fearing that he would be arrested after having traveled from Nairobi where there is a lockdown.

On reaching Kathita River, the man who threatened to kill his wife ordered her to undress. When the poor woman refused to comply with his orders, the angry man descended on her with blows amidst threats to stab her with the knife he was holding.

“They both went and on reaching River Kathita, he ordered her to remove all her clothes so that she may tell him all the men she had slept with while he was at Nairobi,” the police report read in part.

Tharaka South Police Commander, Kiprop Rutto said the suspect then filled his wife’s private parts with pepper, salt, and onions, using a sharp knife.

As if that was not heartless enough, he used superglue mixed with sand to ‘seal’ off her private part and used the same mixture to glue the woman’s ears and mouth before fleeing from the scene.

Fortunately, the woman reportedly managed to walk to Marimanti Police Station where she reported the matter and she was rushed to Marimanti Sub-County Hospital where she is receiving treatment.

Kiprop Rutto disclosed that the suspect is a known criminal in the region who has been on the police wanted list for various crimes before the latest offence.

A manhunt has therefore been launched to arrest and arraign him for a court to answer for the latest crime and the old ones for which he has been on the police wanted list.

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Coronavirus: NGWF to distribute palliatives to vulnerable groups in the 19 Northern States

Coronavirus: NGWF to distribute palliatives to vulnerable groups in the 19 Northern States

 

In order to cushion the effect of the coronavirus lockdown on the vulnerable groups, Northern Governors’ Wives Forum has completed arrangements to distribute palliatives to indigent and vulnerable groups in the 19 Northern States.

Members of the Forum agreed to reach out to vulnerable groups in each of their various states between Friday the 1st and Saturday the 2nd of May 2020. Over 3,000 beneficiaries will be provided with Food items to ease their hardship during the lockdown.

 

It is evident that this is not an easy period for all of us Nigerians, especially those amongst us who are in dire need; therefore these palliatives will be targeted at assisting such people to cushion the effect of the economic hardship caused by the pandemic.

 

As we go through the month of Ramadan, we implore the more able amongst us to help needy Nigerians through this difficult period. We however remain confident that we shall come out stronger as a Nation.

 

Signed

Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello

Chairperson on behalf of NGWF

28/04/2020

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BREAKING NEWS: Presidency Confirms The Death Of The Chief Of Staff Abba Kyari

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE

CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT, ABBA KYARI, PASSES ON

The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.

The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020.

May God accept his soul.

Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.

Femi Adesina
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
April 18, 2020

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Aisha Buhari Calls For Total Lockdown In Nigeria As Coronavirus Cases Increases to 36

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called for a total lockdown in Nigeria.

Aisha made the call on Monday morning after Nigeria confirmed five new cases of coronavirus.

She commended the state governors for closing down schools but asked that parents be told to stay at home also.

Her post read:

“It is commendable that state governors have closed down schools; however, this could be counterproductive if parents are still going to work.

“We should not isolate students and expose their parents. Let us remember that they will meet at home.”

At the moment, Nigeria has 36 cases of coronavirus as Edo records its first case of COVID-19.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)on Monday confirmed five new cases of coronavirus, two in FCT, two in Lagos and one in Edo.

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Coronavirus: FG Bans Two More Countries From Nigeria

Austria and Sweden have been added to the list of high-risk countries restricted from entering Nigeria over the coronavirus pandemic.

This was made public by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire at a press briefing in Abuja on Friday.

Nigeria had, on Wednesday, placed travel restrictions on entry into the county from 13 countries with high-burden of coronavirus.

The countries are China, Iran, South Korea, Germany, Italy, United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Norway, Netherlands, Spain, France, and Japan.

The country also announced a temporary suspension of visa-on-arrival policy.

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Life Of A Sickle Cell Warrior: Tales Of A Mother and Son | @Tatafo__tony

Story of a sickle cell warrior….

In Africa, it is the dream of a every family to have a male child as he is presumed to be the one that keeps on the family name. For a mother who already have five kids (all girls), the struggle for a male child can be very tough.

On the 6th of January some 30 years ago, God decided to answer a mother’s prayers. Oh how my mama wanted a son. It might interest you to know that her own mother only have one son, a family thing I guess.

Sickle cell and genotype awareness is something that was relatively unknown in the time of my birth. My father been a polygamous man have no other sickle cell warrior apart from myself. My mother already had 5 daughters and none was diagnosed with sickle cell anaemia.

On the day of my birth according to my mum, the Doctors pronounced me sick in the womb. She was told she will require the help of infusion to be able to birth me. At this point, her fear of losing me began. As God may have it, I came out successfully and was among the first set of kids to be born in my community hospital. My mother birthed a Genius.

My Loving and Caring Mother

To those who might not know, Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia — a condition in which there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen throughout your body.

Normally, your red blood cells are flexible and round, moving easily through your blood vessels. In sickle cell anemia, the red blood cells become rigid and sticky and are shaped like sickles or crescent moons. These irregularly shaped cells can get stuck in small blood vessels, which can slow or block blood flow and oxygen to parts of the body.

There’s no cure for most people with sickle cell anemia. But treatments can relieve pain and help prevent problems associated with the disease.

Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene that tells your body to make the red, iron-rich compound that gives blood its red color (hemoglobin). Hemoglobin allows red blood cells to carry oxygen from your lungs to all parts of your body. In sickle cell anemia, the abnormal hemoglobin causes red blood cells to become rigid, sticky and misshapen.

The sickle cell gene is passed from generation to generation in a pattern of inheritance called autosomal recessive inheritance. This means that both the mother and the father must pass on the defective form of the gene for a child to be affected.

If only one parent passes the sickle cell gene to the child, that child will have the sickle cell trait. With one normal hemoglobin gene and one defective form of the gene, people with the sickle cell trait make both normal hemoglobin and sickle cell hemoglobin. Their blood might contain some sickle cells, but they generally don’t have symptoms. But they are carriers of the disease, which means they can pass the gene to their children.

Living with sickle cell is terrible for an adult, for a mother nursing a baby who cannot tell what or where the pain hurts, it is even more painful. I was named Orevaoghene meaning Gods Will. Truly my life was and is certainly the will of God.

I was diagnosed with sickle cell anaemia very early, I think few months after my birth. With the help of well trained Doctors and Nurses who were just moved to my community hospital after its commissioning, my mother got all the advise she needed to take care of me. Back then there was no social media, no avenue for my mum to relate with anyone who is going through same health challenge or even a mother with a child suffering from sickle cell anaemia. Me and herself was all we got.

Growing up in my early childhood, I was so crazy about football and friendship. I always wanted to go out and be with friends so I can do all they can do. But my mum always try to stop me. This I never understood as I used to feel she hates me been happy. The only thing I know growing up is that I always feel excruciating pain all over my body anytime I play football. I also get so cold from going swimming with my friends which often lands me in the hospital with pneumonia. Though I do not understand why I was always in the Hospital as a child, I used to think everyone I played with is still in the hospital too. Little did I know I was the only one suffering from the fun time we had.

My mum protected me as a child like the mother hen would her chicks. Most of the sickle cell crisis I had as a child and even as an adult starts mostly in the middle of the night. With all the evil stories and news associated with the night time, armed robbery and co., my mum fears no evil. The fear of the night was never an excuse for her to keep me in pains till the next morning. She will pick me up after applying my home meds with no remedy and head for the nearest hospital. Doctors and Nurses became my best friends as a kid. I guess I was the most popular patient in my community hospital and most of the hospitals we frequently visit. While my peers where living their childhood having fun or going to school, I spent most of mine in the hospital.

Back home, I was loved. My mum and dad never took me for granted. I get listening ears when I want and most of my requests are granted asap. I wasn’t the last born, I have a younger sister but most times, people feel I am their last born as I get treated as one. My birthdays are celebrated all the time, my dad was never too broke to get me Christmas clothes even though they couldn’t get for my other siblings. All these they did to make up for the time of pains I had all year which is more than the time I spent been Ok. Toys and games I get anytime I make a request, truly I was a king at home.

Back to my mother, she makes sure I am not allowed to do any house chores that will drain me. The only time she gets angry at me as a child is when I refused taking my routine drugs which is something I used to do a lot. I hate taking drugs when I am not sick. I would tell her I am not sick, that I will only take the drugs when I am sick. By this time I am still yet to understand I was a sickle cell warrior. My mum will only try to explain to me why I should take the drugs everyday, but she never used the word “You Are A Sickler” on me. She will just find other ways of explaining to me. Sometimes I understand, other times I don’t.

When I began to understand I was a sickle cell warrior, I started to realize why my childhood was so messed up. Why I missed lots of school time. I remember how I will wake up to see my mum crying by my side in the hospital for God to not let me die, even if that is the only thing that he will do for her all her life. Her tears always moved me to tears. She constantly lived with the fear of losing her son who though was never given a chance to life, broke every obstacle to still be alive. My continuous existence was and its still my mother’s best miracle.

My Education was rough, very many off school days, from kindergarten to my higher institutions. Those who know me well can attest to this. Despite all these off time, I was always among the very best in my class. My mum never wanted me to go faraway from her all in the name of schooling. This is why I did all my education in Delta State.

I wanted to go to Uniben or Uniport, I did my very best to get these admissions. I remember travelling to Benin for my Uniben post ume in 2010. When I got to Benin, I followed my friend whom I put up with to check out the school. On our way back, a heavy downpour met us. When I got home, I was so cold. My friend gave me hot water to bath with as I thought with that I will be fine. Little did I know its just the beginning. I woke up in the middle of the night with pains all over. I didn’t take any medication with me as I thought I was fine. I had to bear the pains all night as I wasn’t at home with my mum who will damn the night to rush me to the hospital.

The next morning my friend got me the meds I asked him to get for me. I took them and felt better to an extent. I proceeded to the exam hall. I was writing in pains. It got to a point I couldn’t take the pains anymore, I decided to submit my script and rush to the park to return home to Delta State. I remember been the first person to submit in the hall. Fast forward to when the result came out, I missed out on the pass mark for admission with just two marks. This made me give up on schooling faraway from home as I had to accept my ordeal was God’s answer to my mother’s prayers.

When I got admission to study Accounting at Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro, my mum opted to move to school with me as my room mate. She was so convinced I can’t take care of myself. After much argument over the matter, she asked me to get a room mate. Then it was time for NYSC. Another battle. Guess where I was posted to, Katsina. My mother will not hear it. It was January, a time of cold in the Northern region. It was a No No for her. She convinced all my siblings that I must not go for my NYSC. That I should go for exemption even when I was not up to 30 years. I was so mad as it seems to be a gang up against me. By this time my dad was no more, it was just me, my mum and siblings. I told them I must go for my NYSC. I told them I will not forfeit my dreams all because of sickle cell. At last, I was allowed to go on the condition that I apply for relocation on health grounds.

My mum and I have experienced things together in this sickle cell world. My first and only experience with armed robbers happened while on admission in the hospital. I remember how she and the nurses where locked up in a room downstairs while they came up to me to take my phones with guns pointed at me. My mum only went downstairs to call the nurse that my drip is finished for them to replace it, little did she know she was walking into the lions den. After they took my phones, I waited for almost an hour and my mum wasn’t forthcoming, I had to take my drip downstairs only to see that they were locked up in a room. I was the one who let them out.

Life can be really depressing with us sickle cell warriors. I have had crisis, I have heard Doctors tell me “We thought you won’t make it”. I have been inches close to death on several occasions, but God has always brought me back. I do not know why as I do not claim to be a saint, but I know that the prayers of a mother for her only son cannot be overlooked by God. Today, 6th January happens to be my Birthday. Today I have been given an opportunity to live more and also to prove to science and medicine that God is the giver of life. Yes it can be very annoying to have people control your life, but the truth remains that if my mother was careless about me, maybe I won’t be here to share this story today. I love my Mother and I will always make her proud.

Dedicated to my mother, Mrs. Ruth Asiemo and all mothers/caregivers of sickle cell warriors. Please never give up on your Children/ward.

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NEWS: THE CARDI B NIGERIAN TRIP THE MEDIA LEFT OUT ||@thehelejaneofficial @iamcardib

At the LivespotXFestival, Cardi B meets with Nigerian Fans and was presented with a luxury handcrafted leather made in Nigeria handbag that was inspired and named after her song, Bodak Yellow. The creative designer, Dolapo Deji-Torey says the realness of the song which talked about Cardi’s struggles, challenges and rise to fame inspired her to pursue her dreams with HELEJANÉ.

Talking about her experience meeting Cardi B at the LiveFestXFestival, HeleJane reveals that she first fell in love with the artiste from the Love & Hip-hop reality TV show whose challenges resonated with her own personal experiences.

Growing up, HeleJane had many talents but struggled with identifying her passion as she was constantly nagged by the fear of failure.  She started her brand 10

years ago but had to shut it down a year later because she felt she was failing and not doing enough.

Six months ago, the Nigerian designer started over with the luxury handbag collection which is a testimony to following her dreams and seeing it through just like Cardi B did when she left the Love & Hip hop show to pursue her rap career.

HeleJane, inspired by Cardi B, then named one of her handbags “Bodak” after the artiste’s “Bodak Yellow” song.

In September 2019, HeleJane learned that Cardi B would be in Nigeria and she just knew she had to meet the person who inspires her.

She wanted Cardi B to have the handbag named after her song and started to put plans in motion.

HeleJane sent messages to the artiste’s stylists, promoters and even Cardi herself but got no response. Nevertheless, she persisted.

She restrategized, recharged and sent even more messages but this time around to the event organizers and anyone who was likely to be in touch with Cardi B for the event.

Two days to the show, HeleJane still had no guarantee that she’d meet Cardi B but had told everyone she was going to meet her. In a way, she had come to believe it.

A day before the event, a friend suggested she goes to Lagos and try to make it to the Meet and Greet with her

Cardi B. Prior to that, she had participated in an online contest to attend the meet and greet.

She got a mail on the D-day that she had won a ticket to meet Cardi and her dream was finally becoming a reality.

At the venue, HeleJane met Dare Art Alade who introduced her to his wife and arranged with Cardi’s team to meet with the designer.

During the photo session, HeleJane’s dream and all of her hard work finally paid off as she was introduced to Cardi and presented the bag to her.

To her surprise, the rapper unwrapped the box right there and the expression on her face was priceless. In HeleJane’s words, “for me, it was an early Christmas gift. It made my year, it made all the hard work worth it.”

She describes Cardi B as warm, real, accommodating and down to earth.

Our story – “Synergy in Art and Technology”

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Helejané Is a brand driven by passion, creativity and

craftmanship. The philosophy is to create beautiful luxury leather goods out of simple materials with an artistic elegance. Helejané captures timeless silhouettes of unique art and bears quality details, creating a fascinating, fresh and forward-looking interpretation of luxury. The brand is dedicated to delivering only the finest quality handbags for women. Each bag is created using a careful selection of calf skin leather, strong light-weight supports and polished brass delicately plated in 24-carat fine gold.

LE CHEVAL – “THE PRINT COLLECTION”

The Horse

“A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful” – Pam Brown.

Helejane’s “LE CHEVAL – PRINT COLLECTION” is a celebration of strong, beautiful women achieving success. It is a love letter to women riding on and conquering in every sector: women who are impacting their communities. The print collection features distinct graphic representation of Nigeria’s history, culture and art. The le cheval collection celebrates the legendary Queen Amina of Zazau in Northern Nigeria. She represents the spirit of strength and

womanhood. She is illustrated with a spear in hand, on her charger in this collection’s campaign.

The collection celebrates modern femininity with emphasis on craftsmanship and expertise to create the most astonishing and unique handbags. To create the Le Cheval collection, the band designed its unique leathers. The designer was inspired by 3 pillars of Nigerian culture: Vlisco’s flying horse Ankara, inspiring women (This Day print) and National heritage (Nigeria Flag) thus creating a functional piece of Art.The le cheval collection is a first of its kind in Africa, while the African fashion world is associated with fabric bold prints, Helejané changes the game, the designer expertly usestechnology to emboss beloved Nigerian print Ankara, newspaper patterns, on genuine calf leather to create cheeky, layers of textures, colors, and culture. These iconic bags are transcendent. The collection is set to officially launch on the 6th of September with timely press coverage by British Vogue and other media platforms.

The Helejané minimalistic but luxurious aesthetic is visible in all six bag styles. The le Cheval collection includes

The following limited editions lines:

• LUGGAGE

• BOSSI

• SPICE

• DIVA

• BOUJIE

• BODAK

HELEJANE: BEHIND THE BRAND

Dolapo Deji-Torey was born on September 24, 1986 in Akure, Ondo state. She is a Nigerian born Fashion Designer renowned for her trademark luxury fashion accessories. In 2008, she launched her luxury fashion brand, Helejané, famous for timeless designs, simple and sophisticated for women of style. As the Founder and Creative Director of Helejané, she believes every woman is unique and fashion is self-expression.

Owning to the challenges of being a young entrepreneur in the fashion industry in Nigeria, Dolapo took a break from her young brand to pursue other ambitions. She embraced the opportunity for career development,earning herself a Master’Degree in Marketing

Communications from Pan African University and subsequently, a degree in Strategic Marketing from Imperial College London Business School. Dolapo has served in different roles and has a proven track record of success as an astute Investment portfolio manager. She is a result-driven Business Development executive responsible for driving Capital EPC projects for the onshore and offshore Oil & Gas Industry, Construction, Power, Telecommunication and Infrastructure Industries.Inspired by a recent encounter with a local handbag manufacturer, Dolapo released a capsule line showcasing Nigerian artisanal acumen. Dolapo designs luxury leather items that are creative, original and functional aimed to celebrate modern femininity.She may be found in Abuja, Nigeria, or Houston, Texas depending on the season. She lives with her husband, Mr. Deji Torey, and their children,Shih,Tzu, Cody.

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In Nigeria, Treasures are passed down from mothers to daughters alongside family heirlooms and spicy recipes. An appreciation for the finest Nigeria crafted jewelry is one of such treasures. Helejané partners with Women in Mining to craft only the finest accessories of gold and precious metals as design ornaments for the bags. In doing so, the brand supports artisanal miners which are mostly women in the industry.

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Havivah Umanah ,Gospel Minister,Recording and Performing Artiste

Havivah Umanah is a Gospel Minister, Psalmist, Recording and Performing Artiste and Song Writer; She was born on the 25th December in the Eastern part of Nigeria. A graduate of Public Administration from the University of Abuja.

Her singing career started unofficially at the tender age in the Choir, as a teenage Chorister she was a leading vocal in the Annual Choir Competition.She has two Albums ‘DAVID’S PRAISE’ and ” MY CONNECTION with twelve and nine tracks respectively, all songs were Inspired by the HOLY SPIRIT.

She is so passionate about God that her delight is in fulfilling the will of God and ministering the word of God through songs to every nation.Havivah receives all her songs through Revelation in the Word of God, most time she wakes up with a new song in her mouth.She is gifted in the word of wisdom and revelation, a dynamic motivator and Councillor. Her powerful lyrics comprises of psalms that heal the sick, transform lives and amend a broken heart that is why the Album is Titled ‘DAVID’S PRAISE’.

Havivah is a Lover of God, a Gem of authenticity and uniqueness, her songs go with deeper thoughts and they stay with you, She opens her heart and sings from the place of depth passion and joy in praising God.

Havivah is mandated with great delight to bring the Gospel of JESUS CHRIST through music to the whole world to the Glory of God the FATHER, SON and The HOLY SPIRIT. She is happily married.

Instagram: @iamhavivah

Twitter: @iamhavivah

Facebook: Havivah Umanah

She is the owner of ADAHZION Records Ltd. with fully equipped state of the art ANALOG AUDIO and DIGITAL STUDIO, located in Lekki Lagos.She is the founder of AD Crew which is her band. The group comprises Seventeen (17) Crew members.She is also the owner of a Gospel music and entertainment www.adahzionblog.com

Havivah is a Senior partner with Overhplus properties Limited.

www.overhplusproperties.com

email: overhplusproltd@gmail.com