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6 Better Ways To Respond To Anger

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We live in increasingly stressful times with people flaring up over little and trivial things. At this point, it’s fair to say that the knowledge of how to handle anger or angry responses is essential. Jumia Travel shares 6 ways to respond to anger.
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When a person is angry all they really want is to vent their feelings out to someone, howbeit violently. Unfortunately, this zeal to vent falls on those who are at closest proximity to them. One great thing to do is to simply listen to the person express their anger until they calm down or wear themselves out. Simply hear them out.

Do Not Analyse Avoid analyzing all you have listened to and avoid responding at the moment. Don’t worry yourself about if you agree or disagree with all that’s being said. Anger is a largely irrational emotion, therefore your thoughts and feelings about the situation are best kept to yourself when one is angry, especially if you’re the subject of their anger or you’re personally involved.

Avoid Apologizing 
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9 Things YOU MUST NOT DO When You Are Tired Of Your Marriage

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When Marriage hurts, there is a high possibility of making mistakes that will make matters worse.

Emotion is high, depression is setting in, anger is deep and worry is overwhelming, that is the period when people make more terrible mistakes, saying terrible things, do negative things, hurt themselves and their loved ones.

Here are things you must never do, when your marriage is really hurting:

(1) NEVER SEPARATE. Some couples erroneously think that it is better to “give a gap” when there is crisis’’ to make tempers cool down. But the truth is, the longer you separate from your spouse the more difficult it becomes to come together again. It even makes it easier for the devil to use you against each other. Avoid separation as much as possible. Stay in that marriage to make it work. {Malachi 2:14-16}#
(2) NEVER INVOLVE A THIRD PARTY. There is always the temptation to involve outsiders whenever there is a crisis at home. But most of the time, third parties are biased and may not say the tru…

26 dead as gunmen fire on bus carrying Christians in egypt

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There's a new report of a terror attack in Egypt. According to Egypt's Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Mugahed in a chat with TV al-Masriya, gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital this morning killing 26 people and wounding 25.

The attack happened while the bus was traveling on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery in the Minya governorate, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo. The ministry said there were between eight and 10 attackers dressed in military uniforms, according to witnesses. At the moment, no group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes on the eve of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. 
Egypt has been fighting Islamic State group-linked militants who have waged an insurgency, mainly focused in the volatile north of the Sinai Peninsula. Coptic Christians have faced persecution and discrimination in Egypt, which has spiked since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak's regime in 2011. 

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Photo: Serial rapist sentenced to 7 life terms imprisonments for 35 charges of rape, attempted rape and assaults in SA

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The South African Police Service in the Northern Cape welcomes the sentencing that was handed down to Christian Cornelius (aka Christopher) Julies who was found guilty on 34 charges, ranging from rape, attempted rape and assaults in various towns and cities in the Northern Cape and North West Provinces, over a period of more than four years.


The sentencing was handed down in Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley, yesterday, 26 May. Christopher Julies received 7 life term sentences for rape and another 373 years imprisonment for rape, attempted rape and assaults. The sentences will run concurrently.

The crimes took place in Galeshewe, Ritchie, Olifantshoek, Upington, Kathu, Kuruman, Postmasburg, Pampierstad and Mafikeng from August 2011 until February 2015. The last offences were committed about a month before his arrest on January 23, 2015.

The accused brutally raped and assaulted all the victims targeting them in isolated areas after which he threatened to kill them. The female victims…

Governors Attend National Economic Council Meeting In Aso Rock (Photos)

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Several governors met in Abuja for National Economic Council. In attendance were Chairman APC Governor's Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, Governors Obiano, El-rufai,Tambuwal, Obaseki, Akeredolu and others. More photos...



Boyfriend Sets Live-In-Lover Ablaze In Port Harcourt Over Infidelity

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The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of one David for setting his lover ablaze over accusations of infidelity.

Spokesman of the Command, Nnamdi Omoni in a statement alleged that David emptied a keg of kerosene on his lover, Uchechi Okorie and set her ablaze.

He said Uchechi was badly burnt, adding that she was currently being treated at a private hospital.

According to Omoni, “the CP Monitoring Unit headed by SP Grace Wonwu and her Team during the week arrested one David A.

“David inflicted grievous bodily harm on his live-in- lover, one Uchechi Jane Okorie by willfully emptying a bottle of kerosene on her and lighting fire, which got her burnt beyond recognition.

“The victim is responding to treatment while the suspect is helping the Police in Investigation and will be due in court soonest.”

4 Health Signs You Must Never Ignore

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Our health is something we must take utmost care of, unfortunately, many times this isn’t always the case. Jumia Travel shares 4 health signs from your body that you must never ignore.

Pain After Exercise

If you are someone who exercises (everyone should exercise by the way) and you realize that you feel significant pain after exercising, not just muscle soreness but long-term pain and swelling, you should never ignore this. This pain might indicate temporary muscle or bone damage that can become permanent. If you have constant pains after exercise, try cutting down your workouts, and be sure to apply ice to the painful area. If the pain persists, go see a physician.

Severe Head Pain

This doesn’t refer to normal headaches or migraines, but that ‘worst pain ever’ kind of headache with constant peaks within seconds or minutes. The headache becomes so intense that it not only affects your vision, but your mental functions. This isn’t a sign you should ever ignore. It’s advisable to go see…

Okorocha Rejects FG Appointment Given To His Daughter

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Here's an official press release from the governor;

RE: THE APPOINTMENT OF MRS UJU ROCHAS ANWUKA INTO THE BOARD OF FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (TECH) OMOKU

-His Excellency Governor Rochas Okorocha Rejects the Appointment.

The attention of the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has been drawn to the publication listing one of the daughters, Mrs. Uju Rochas Anwuka as a member of the Board of the Federal College of Education (Tech), Omoku.

And it is important to swiftly state, with every sense of concern, that the governor had read about the appointment like every other Nigerian because he was never consulted or briefed on the appointment and that is why the whole thing looks suspicious.

To the governor, the appointment was obviously not done in good faith. Whoever was the brain behind the appointment did so out of unbridled mischief. Otherwise, the person behind the appointment would have had the courtesy of either informing the father or the mother.

The truth of the matter i…

24hours After Anointing Service Ambode Sacks Chaplain For "Disrespecting" His Wife

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priest, family thrown out of residenceThere is anger at the Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Lagos State, after the Presiding Chaplain, Venerable Femi Taiwo, was sacked by the Governing Council allegedly on the order of the state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.

He got the sack on Monday, May 15, without any query or official reason stated in the sack letter.

He was said to have been ordered out of his official quarters where he lived with his wife and two children within 24 hours of receiving the letter.

Despite pleadings from church leaders and other reputable elders in the church, the government was said to have insisted that the cleric must leave the church.

Some church members reportedly contributed money to buy gas cooker, and other household items for the family as they vacated the vicarage.

Investigations by Punch showed that Pastor Taiwo 'angered' the Governor’s wife, Bolanle Ambode, who had visited the chapel on Sunday, May 14, when the church held an anointing service.


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EFCC Vows To WIPE OUT Corruption From Nigeria In 12 Months.

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The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has vowed to end corruption in Nigeria in the next 12 months.

Magu made this promise during the official opening of the Ibadan Zonal office and stakeholders’ engagement session, held in Iyagaku, Ibadan on Thursday.


According to the anti-graft agency boss, despite the challenges being faced by the EFCC, the anti-corruption war had been very successful.

Magu told newsmen shortly after the event that, “The fight has just started and we will do it to the last. We will get them out, just give me 12 months, you will not see them again.”

The event was also attended by the Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi, Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, who was represented by one of the traditional rulers from Osun State, and other notable dignitaries.


Magu had few days ago vowed to fight corruption with the last drop of his blood.

Magu, while addressing a massive anti-corruption rally in Abuja reaffirmed the determinatio…

Niger Delta Development Commission Sign MOU.

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The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has signed two more Memoranda of Understanding, MOU, as part of the new management's strategy and vision to drive sustainable development in the Niger Delta region.

The MOUs signed on Wednesday with Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta, PIND and BudgIT Foundation, were a follow up to similar ones signed on May 15, 2017, between the NDDC and Facility for Oil Sector Transparency and Reform in Nigeria, FOSTER, and the Market Development Project in the Niger Delta, MADE.

Speaking during the signing of the MOUs at the NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt, the NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsim Ekere, stated that the NDDC Governing Board and Management were determined to establish the right institutions, partnerships and strategies imperative to bringing true development to the Niger Delta region.


The NDDC Chief Executive Officer said that the partnerships would reaffirm the collective commitment to building a better Niger De…

Osinbajo Attends Forum On Biafra, 50 Years After.

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The VP Says the greatest responsibility of Nigerian leaders today is to give a pathway to unity in diversity.


L-R: Alhaji Ahmed Joda, Former Perm. Sec., Information, Education & Industry; Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN; H.E. Olusegun Obansajo, Former President of Nigeria; Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, Ford Foundation; Jacqueline Farris, D.G Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre; and Chief Dubem Onyia, member Yar'Adua Foundation during the "Biafra, 50 years After" Event held at the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre, Abuja. 25th May 2017. Photo: Novo Isioro

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has underscored the need for Nigerian leaders to give the younger generation the vision on a pathway to unity in diversity.

Prof. Osinbajo made the statement yesterday in Abuja at the colloquim on ``Biafra: 50 years after’’ organized by the Yar’ Adua Foundation at the Shehu Musa Yar’ adua Centre, Abuja, where he spoke to a cross section of political leaders which include former President Ol…

Rivers govt. to make payments for students stranded abroad ‘within weeks’ — Official

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The Rivers State Government has told 159 students it sent abroad on scholarship that it is arranging funds for them to conclude their courses and return home.

The final year students are currently stranded in tertiary institutions overseas following the failure of the state government to remit their tuition fees and other allowances.

The students were sent abroad by the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency, under a special scholarship initiated by the administration of former governor, Rotimi Amaechi.

Spread across countries in Europe, America and the Caribbeans, they were to graduate September last year but are being delayed as the state government has not released funds for the programme since December 2014.

Apart from their certificates being withheld, most of the students have also been thrown out of residential accommodation for failing to pay their rents, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

Among them are 16 whose dream of becoming medical doctors is hanging in the balance.

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