Orangutan granted ‘personhood’ turns 34 on Valentine’s Day

Rasheed Sobowale

A orangutan named Sandra, who was granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina and later found a new home in Florida, celebrated her 34th birthday on Valentine’s Day with a special new primate friend. Patti Ragan, director of the Center for Great Apes in Wauchula, Florida, says Sandra “has adjusted beautifully to her life
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Valentine Day: 3 shot at eatery owned by Kandi Burruss of ‘Real Housewives’

Three people were shot and wounded on Valentine’s Day at a restaurant just outside Atlanta that’s owned by singer and “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss. A man entered the Old Lady Gang restaurant on Friday night and targeted another man, East Point police Capt. Allyn Glover told news outlets. Police say two bystanders
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Love boat: Valentine’s Day on a quarantine cruise

“Cupid’s avocado” for dinner, heart-shaped messages for the crew, but also painful separation: for those trapped on board the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, Friday is no ordinary Valentine’s Day. Wearing a red dress and a red hair tie, the ship’s entertainment manager Natalie posted a Valentine’s Day video on Twitter to try to keep
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Where’s the love? Indonesia says no to Valentine’s Day

Indonesia wasn’t feeling the love for Valentine’s Day on Friday as authorities arrested couples in one city, scolded stores over condom displays and warned students they would be reprimanded for amorous activities. Makassar on Sulawesi island doled out some tough love with raids at hotels and guest houses Thursday evening which netted about two dozen
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Mfonobong Inyang: Valentine: Love Doesn’t Cost a Thing or Does It?

Everywhere will also be swamped with lovers trying to get their slice of the action. If all that is too much for you, you can always move your date forward to when things are much quieter. Do what is good for you and yours. Nothing should be set in stone. Love should be the only constant – everything else can shift.

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Valentine: Jos cake bakers decry low patronage

Some cake bakers and small chops vendors in Jos have lamented low patronage ahead of the Feb. 14 St. Valentine’s Day celebration, blaming the economic situation in the country for the poor sales. The traders expressed the viewpoint in separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Jos. Most of the cake
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Ndifreke Emmanuel: Press PLAY! Let These 10 Songs Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day

With this compilation, I hope you can go on and create a wonderful Valentine’s Day playlist. Light some candles, get some food, turn up the volume of your speakers and dance with your special one.

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Know your HIV status on Valentine’s Day  — NACA DG

Lawal Sherifat

By Sola Ogundipe The Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, Dr. Gambo Aliyu has admonished all  Nigerians, especially young people, to take advantage of the spirit of love and togetherness that Valentine’s Day signifies, to know their HIV status. Gambo, who spoke ahead  Valentine’s Day, said it is important that all Nigerians
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Love For All… Valentine’s Day For the Economically Disadvantaged

ake it or leave it, Nigeria is a poor country and many Nigerians are broke, we cannot keep being classist and setting standards that are not attainable. It is admirable to dream of buying the world for your spouse, but it is realistic to set your valentine goals in accordance with your income and current pocket size.

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