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Sanwo-Olu Provides House For Amputee Lady Mary, Whose Hawking Picture Went Viral On Social media

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Sanwo-Olu Provides House For Amputee Lady Mary, Whose Hawking Picture Went Viral On Social media

The Lagos state government, led by governor Babajide Sanwo Olu has provided a physically challenged lady, Mary Daniel, whose hawking picture went viral on social media last weekend with shelter.

 

Recall that the lady, Mary Daniel, whose picture went viral on social media hawking sachet water, was hosted to a banquet by former Chief of Staff, Imo state, Hon. Uche Nwosu, with a cash gift of one million naira, to use and start provision business.

 

The Special Adviser to the State Governor on Civic Engagement, Princess Aderemi Adebowale, said in a statement on Tuesday that the state government had provided a temporary shelter for Mary Daniel, the 26-year-old amputee hawker and single mother.

 

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Mary Daniel, 26-year-old and single mother, who hails from Ayingba, in Kogi state, had said during interview, that she went into hawking to provide for the child and her mother.

 

Princess Aderemi Adebowale said; ”The case of Mary (Daniel) was brought to my attention by the Managing Director, Lagos State Lotteries Board and two politicians from Oshodi who expressed concern about her safety, as some kind-hearted individuals have started sending money to her account to assist her”.

 

Adebowale said that after her interaction with Daniel, it was agreed that the present administration should take over the case to ensure her personal safety, hence the involvement of the state government.

 

The special adviser said that she would personally look over Mary Daniel as a guardian and make sure that she was properly settled in Lagos and become a responsible citizen.

 

Nationalwatchng gathered that Mary Daniel, just arrived Lagos two weeks ago and started hawking pure water, when luck shine on her.

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Romance with Chinese Woman Sends Man, Yusuf, to Jail

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Romance with Chinese Woman Sends Man, Yusuf, to Jail

A 25-year-old man, Yusuf Adekunle Amuda was on Thursday, August 19, sentenced to six months imprisonment for internet fraud.

 

Yusuf allegedly defrauded a Chinese woman of the sum of N2 Million (Two Million Naira) over a phony romantic relationship in the social media where he presented himself as a Sino-American Military Officer on a peace-keeping mission in Syria.

 

He employed the false identity to extort various sums of money from his victim.

 

READ ALSO: Dorathy Was Not Naked When We Came In – EFCC

 

Justice S. C. Oriji of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, Abuja, convicted Yusuf after he pleaded guilty to the one count charge brought against him by the Abuja Zonal Command of the EFCC.

 

The charge reads: “that you Yusuf Adekunle Amuda sometime in 2021, at Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court by deceiving while pretending to be one Kim Webb, a military personnel from USA and posted to Syria for Peacekeeping, through the means of WeChat App which is a Chinese App cheated by inducing unsuspecting victim to deliver to you the sum of N2,000,000 ( Two Million Naira) in the guise of being in romantic relationship with her, a fact which you knew to be false and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 320 (b) and punishable under Section 322 of the Penal Code Act, Laws of the Federation (Abuja), 1990”.

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EFCC Academy Organizes Training For Staff In Lagos

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s Academy, is organizing a five-day capacity training for officers of the Commission in the Southern Zone as a way of equipping them with the required skills to carry out their duties.

 

 

Ahmed Ghali, Zonal Commander, speaking during the opening of the training at the Conference Hall of the Lagos Zonal Command of EFCC on Monday, said the new EFCC places great importance to training and personal development of its staff.

 

 

Ghali, charged the participants to take the training seriously, adding that they “ should see it as an opportunity to contribute, exchange ideas and share knowledge.”

 

 

“ The best thing that any organization can give you is training,” he stated.

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Anambra 2021: Sen Uba Blows Hurt, Challenges Prof. Soludo to Debate, Promises to Sponsor

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Anambra 2021: Sen Uba Blows Hurt, Challenges Prof. Soludo to Debate, Promises to Sponsor

As the November gubernatorial elections draws near, tension has started to mount and campaign wars and words dictating the political atmosphere.

 

The senator representing Anambra South senatorial district, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, has challenged Prof.Charles Soludo to a public debate,which he promises to sponsor solely.

 

This is coming as a response form Senator Ifeanyi Ubah to a statement allegedly credited to the Professor Charles Soludo, stating that a West African Examination Certificate holder is not fit to govern Ananmbra state.

 

Recall that Professor Charles Soludo, was a former Central bank of Nigeria governor.

 

In a statement personally signed by Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, the Chief executive Officer Capital Oil stated, “In our quest to deepen our democracy which thrives on issue based and constructive deliberations, I have watched with keen interest, the mudslinging and needlessly disruptive comment made by Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to the effect that a WAEC Certificate holder cannot govern Anambra State.

 

READ ALSO: Anambra 2021: NSCDC Strengthens Collaboration With INEC

To the glory of God, having recently graduated with a 2.2 LL.B Hons from the Prestigious Baze University, Abuja by dint of hard-work ,I do not consider it necessary or feel the obsessive compulsion to flaunt my University Degree as it is not a prerequisite to contest for Governorship.”

 

In what seems to remind, the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, candidate of personalities who have achieved success without being scholars, Sen Ubah continued, “Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, etc all rose to the apex of success without degrees. It is also worthy of note to let Soludo know that those money bags he is anticipating to bankroll his campaign in Anambra are also not degree holders. In the same vein, those that gave him employment both in the past and present are also not degree holders. I am speaking the mind of other aspirants because I believe that anybody that wants to govern Anambra has the right to contest and should not be tongue-lashed because of a basic requirement by INEC.”

 

The Billionaire oil mogul turned politician stated that, “the truth is that politics has evolved beyond uncouth aspersions and mud slinging. Having taken my time to carefully observe, study and analyze this statement, I have come to the conclusion that there is no justification in his statement as I personally believe that my formidable track record of achievements and wealth of experience as a private investor have earned me tremendous knowledge, skills and capacity to understand the multiple expectations of Anambrarians.

 

“Prof. Soludo’s statement is a game of misdirection which seeks to distract us from focusing on robust policy arguments and constructive debates that will resolve the palpable crises of governance in Anambra State.

 

“With the infrastructural decadence and what is happening in Anambra today, it is clear and evident that the state is in pain and in dire need of a leader that has a pragmatic and layman’s understanding of what governance is all about to redirect us to the path of sustainable and viable economic growth.

 

“I sincerely retain the belief that the era of “textbook grammatical grandstanding” and theoretical politics is over in Anambra. Our people now want a leader with practicable ideas and dynamism to move the state forward. Ideas that will proffer sustainable solutions to the socio-economic problems beclouding the state due to bad governance brought to the fore by the present government.”

 

The Young Progressive Party, YPP, gubernatorial candidate said, “in this regard, I am challenging Prof. Soludo to an open public manifesto debate with me. Let us put our manifestos out before the court of public opinion and adjudication so as to let the people decide their preferred candidate whose agenda resonates with the layman and electorate.

 

“My manifesto which is tagged “Arise, a New Anambra is Possible” is a comprehensive road-map for the actualization of a New and Better Anambra that will open access to equal opportunities to all Anambrarians, guarantee quality infrastructural development, qualitative education, improved security and rapid industrialization in Anambra State.

 

“Furthermore, I will also unveil my Policy Document tagged; The ANAMBRA SUSTAINABLE SOCIO ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION (A.S.S.E.T) which is an economic blueprint that incisively articulates and provides detailed Socio-Economic context/perspective on my Policy Thrust and Economic Roadmap for Anambra State.

 

“Looking at how far we have come as a state, we cannot afford to go back to yesteryears of politics characterized by bitterness, avarice and verbal attacks. I am calling on Prof. Soludo to unveil his manifesto and engage the people of Anambra State constructively and objectively. I wish to further state, my readiness to fully sponsor such a debate within the next seven (7) days of presenting his manifesto.

 

“Conclusively, elections and the debates that follow should be solely focused on issues that will be beneficial to the electorate, not about throwing everything, including the kitchen sink at each other. Our conduct during this pre-election period reflects our ability to perform our duties dutifully if/when elected into public office. I wish to implore every one of us to do the right thing with respect to ensuring that our campaigns are bereft of calumny and conducted in a proper and sane manner. I am rest assured that such a move will further solidify our democracy and entrench purposeful narratives that will change the tide of our polity positively,” the statement read.

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