Dozen’t bear writing about

first_img“Heidi Klum has given Victoria Beckham a year’s supply of cupcakes as a birthday present”. Seeing that headline in a national newspaper, you would be forgiven for thinking that maybe the scale of world events that week (Afghanistan, Burma, food crises) didn’t quite live up to their potential. Or at least not enough to edge this story off The Daily Mail’s agenda. Model Klum, it said, spent £1,000 on a year’s supply of cupcakes for Posh’s 34th birthday. “Ms Klum has arranged for a dozen of the confections to be delivered to the Beckhams’ Los Angeles home at 3pm every Friday,” droned the Mail. “She eats one a day throughout the week – the other five going to her husband and children.” We could go on, but there’s already enough misery in the world.last_img read more

424 Security Operatives for Eagles, Atletico Friendly in Uyo

first_imgOkon Bassey in UyoAkwa Ibom State Police Command is to deploy 424 policemen to maintain security before, during and after the international friendly between Super Eagles and Atletico Madrid FC of Spain.The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, DSP Odiko MacDon disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday. The match scheduled to hold this evening at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo is scheduled to kick off at 6.00pm.He said the Police Command is to maintain security during the match in collaboration with sister security agencies and stakeholders in sports administration.“The Akwa Ibom State Police Command in collaboration with sister security agencies and stakeholders in sports administration are working assiduously to facilitate adequate security in accordance with international Standard to ensure a hitch-free International friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Atletico Madrid Fc of Spain.“The Command is determined to ensure that soccer loving Nigerians and visitors enjoy the football match in a peaceful atmosphere devoid of infractions.The Commissioner of Police, CP Adeyemi Ogunjemiluisi, enjoined all soccer loving fans visiting the Nest of Champions and the state to conduct themselves in orderly and hospitable manners during the game and after as the Command will not hesitate to deal decisively with miscreants and hooligans who may want to take undue advantage of the existing peace and security in Akwa Ibom State, he stressed,” he concluded.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more