#Valentine 's Day is for the Promotion of True Love and Marriage Between a Man and a Woman It is not for Sex and not for Homosexuality. The Origins of Valentine's Day Emperor Claudius II executed two men- both were named Valentine- on February 14 of different years. Saint Valentine was a priest who was believed to have secretly helped Christian couples get married. This was a move against the Roman Emperor Claudius II because the emperor did not allow men to get married. Claudius ordered for St Valentine’s execution. Legend has it that before his beheading, while being imprisoned, Valentine cured his jailor’s blind daughter. His final act before being beheaded was to write a love message signed “from your Valentine”. He was finally executed on February 14, 270 AD. It wasn’t until more than 200 years later, that February 14 was proclaimed as St Valentine’s Day. Lupercalia was replaced by St Valentine’s Day by the end of the 5th century by Pope Gelasius, thus establishing thi
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Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima with Mr. Waheed Ishola, National Orientation Agency (NOA) Director, Lagos State in the Lagos Office of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) at the event of the closing ceremony of #4BetterNigeria Video Contest held in Abuja on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. We participated via Zoom since we could not go to Abuja due to restrictions protocols for the control and prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. Congratulations to all the winners. Victory Ashaka who won the second prize. Pharez Obioha, the youngest winner who won the third prize with his mother and sister. The other winners included Chukwuemeka Benedict Osondu, Abiodun Wisdom Olamide and Tufayl Adelakun.
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