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Group Takes Investment Campaign To Imo, Woos Potential Investors

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Pennywise Wealth Management, an investment management firm has called on investors to take advantage of its investment opportunities.

The group’s head of communication in Imo, Mr Chinedu Nwaonuma, made the call while addressing newsmen during a public sensitisation road walk organised by members of the group in Owerri on Wednesday.

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Nwaonuma who described the group’s investment potentials as a square peg in a square hole added that the opportunity could not have come at a better time.

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He said that the road walk was to inform Imo citizens of the group’s presence in the state as well as create awareness of its upcoming activities.

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He urged Imo residents to rise to the challenges presented by the increasing spate of unemployment in the country through purposeful investments, adding that Nigerians in other parts of the country were already benefiting from the platform.

“We are a global investment management firm with a wide range of financial services and diversified client base.

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“Financial institutions, corporations and individuals in Portharcourt, Lagos and Abuja are already benefiting from our services and we are by this means sensitising the Imo populace.

” We are committed to helping to solve the problem of unemployment in Nigeria hence our reason for organising this road show and a workshop that will hold at City Chef Hotel, here in Owerri on Saturday, March 22, 2020 at 12.00 noon”, he said.

Speaking on the team of the campaign :Protect your family, invest for your future, the group’s Head of Programs in Imo, Mrs Rita Ezebube said that the investment opportunity was not limited to job seekers.

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She added that employed persons who wished for an extra source of income could also invest through the platform adding that the group was using digital technology to ease any form of physical stress that could be associated with investment management.

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INEC Office Set Ablaze, 340 Ballot Boxes, Other Properties Destroyed In Ebonyi

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The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has been set ablaze by hoodlums.

The hoodlums razed down the building in the early hours of Sunday, according to DAILY POST’s report.

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INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, confirmed this in a tweet.

The tweet quoted INEC’s Resident Commissioner for Ebonyi State, Mrs Onyeka Pauline Ugochi, as saying the
incident occurred around 10am.

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While properties and the building were destroyed, no casualty was recorded.

Some of the properties razed down included 340 ballot boxes, 14 power generators, 130 voting cubicles, large water storage tanks, office furniture and a large number of voter cards which has not been ascertained at the time of the report.

INEC reports that this is the third attack on their facility after the offices in Ogun and Osun states were attacked on the 10th of November 2022.

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Tension As Armed Robbers Invade Queen’s College Ibadan

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Suspected armed robbers, on Saturday, invaded the Queens College in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, killing a security guard during a raid on the premises.

The sad incident took place early hours on Saturday at the college’s premise in Apata, Ido Local Government Area of the state.

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The PUNCH gathered that the suspected robbers, who were armed with sophisticated weapons, invaded the premises at about 1am yesterday.

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Eyewitnesses said the security guards tried to resist the armed robbers but could not march the fireworks of the bandits as one of them was felled by the bullets.

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According to one of the eyewitnesses, who did not want his name in print, the armed robbers engaged in sporadic shooting to scare the residents and the neighbourhood guards.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the killings and said investigation is still ongoing and update would be provided accordingly.

 

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Man Rapes 5-year-old Boy To Death In Ogun

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A 36-year-old homosexual, Sikiru Ajibola, allegedly sodomized a five-year-old boy till he died in Ogun State.

It was learnt that the incident happened Friday at Ogijo, Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.

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The police arrested the suspect following a report lodged at the Ogijo Police Station by the Chairman of the Olorunwa Arogbeja community in Ogijo.

Arogbeja had reported to the police that a community member told him the suspect had sodomized the victim, adding that the boy died in the process.

Upon the report, the DPO of Ogijo division, CSP Enatufe Omoh, was said to have detailed his men to the scene, where the suspect was arrested.

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On interrogation, the arrested suspect had confessed to being a homosexual, “and that while he was having sex with the deceased boy, he gave up the ghost,” the Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun, Abimbola Oyeyemi, quoted him as saying.

He reportedly confessed further that he dug the ground in the bush to bury the boy in a shallow grave.

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“He has also taken policemen to where the deceased was buried,” Oyeyemi said.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in Ogun, Lanre Bankole, has ordered that the case be transferred to the State CIID for further investigation and prosecution.

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