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Surprising Story Of Medical Physician And Her Two Daughters Who Died In Lagos House Hearth

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Ijeoma Idaresit, a medical physician, has died together with her two kids, The PUNCH studies.

The physician who described herself as having a dream of enhancing Nigeria’s poor well being sector, has died in a hearth alongside together with her two kids.

Idaresit, who was till her dying, the Convention Director at Postpartum Help Community Africa, was mentioned to have died alongside together with her two daughters at their Parkview, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Sunday after {an electrical} fault ignited a hearth.

A buddy of the deceased, Olatoun Gabi-Williams, in a tribute she posted on Fb, mentioned neighbours contacted the Lagos State Hearth Service however earlier than the firemen arrived, the home had been razed.

She wrote, “On Saturday, December 12, 2020, we misplaced a dearly beloved one, Ijeoma Idaresit née Ejekam, our African Guide Group librarian and cherished buddy to all of us.

“The tragic dying of Ijeoma, fondly referred to as Ije, occurred at her Park View residence when because of {an electrical} fault, a hearth began, rapidly consuming the whole constructing with Ije and her two stunning daughters – a toddler and a child – indoors, upstairs. The fireplace brigade confirmed up 20 minutes too late: by the point they managed to get upstairs to rescue the younger household, it was too late.”

However a spokesman for the Lagos State Hearth Service, Ahmodu Shakiru, who spoke on behalf of the performing Head of the company, Margaret Adeseye, mentioned the fireplace service couldn’t be blamed for the incident.

Adeseye mentioned most occasions, folks both don’t name the fireplace service on time or don’t give a correct description of the situation of the fireplace.

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She mentioned, “That’s the typical accusation, however the level is that we’re not but working digital so, we depend on public info and time of response is an element of many issues from who found the emergency and what motion was taken and what time the alarm is raised.

“It’s unlucky that since 2007, when the Lagos State Authorities launched the toll free quantity, over 60 per cent of Lagosians don’t even have the quantity on their cellphone. So, how do they name and the way correct is the knowledge given, the road title, the title of the areas?

“Parkview, the place this incident occurred, has its personal fireplace engine and we’ve helped the property to set it up, however they can’t run it successfully. They requested us to assist them function it however the situation was that the engine may by no means be used outdoors their property and we rejected this as a result of as firemen, we’re anticipated to assist anybody who has an emergency.”

In the meantime, tributes have continued to pour in for the medical physician on social media.

The physician, in keeping with her LinkedIn profile, graduated from Igbinedion Secondary College, Benin, in 2000 after which proceeded to the College of Nigeria in 2001 and obtained a Bachelor of Drugs, Bachelor of Surgical procedure in 2008.

She later attended the London College of Hygiene and Tropical Drugs, College of London, the place she obtained a Grasp of Science in Public Well being.

Idaresit, in her profile, described her cause for finding out drugs.

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She wrote, “Turning into a physician has been a childhood dream come true. The prospect of constructing a distinction in folks’s lives has at all times given me a thrill. Name it a God complicated, I name it my vocation.”

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No proof of homicide plot in Capitol assault ― US Justice

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US Justice Division investigators say they haven’t discovered any proof but that the rioters who ransacked the US Capitol final week supposed to seize and kill any lawmakers.

In an Arizona courtroom submitting on Friday within the case of Jacob Chansley, federal prosecutors took again an earlier assertion that supporters of President Donald Trump deliberate to “seize and assassinate elected officers” within the January 6 siege of the US legislature.

The declare was made in arguments to forestall the courtroom from granting bail to Chansley, aka Jake Angeli, seen worldwide in images bare-shirted sporting a horned headdress and carrying a spear contained in the Capitol.

However on Friday the Arizona prosecutors withdrew that declare because the Justice Division mentioned that, regardless of calls in the course of the assault to seize sure lawmakers and to kill Vice President Mike Pence, no proof had been discovered but to help any critical effort to take action.

“There isn’t any direct proof at this level of kill-capture groups and assassination,” Michael Sherwin, the federal district lawyer for Washington DC who’s overseeing the investigation of the Capitol assault, instructed reporters Friday.

However, the US Capitol remained on heavy lockdown Saturday forward of the January 20 inauguration of Joe Biden as president, with safety officers apprehensive of doubtless violent assaults on the occasion.

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US says ‘deeply troubled’ by stories of violence, irregularities in Uganda ballot

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The US State Division stated Saturday it’s “deeply troubled” by stories of violence and irregularities surrounding Uganda’s presidential election, which noticed Yoweri Museveni win a sixth time period in workplace.

“The Ugandan individuals turned out to vote in multiparty nationwide elections on January 14 regardless of an setting of intimidation and concern,” division spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus stated in an announcement.

“We’re deeply troubled by the numerous credible stories of safety pressure violence in the course of the pre-election interval and election irregularities in the course of the polls,” she stated.

Museveni prolonged his 35-year rule after an election which his foremost rival stated was marred by fraud.

He was accused of crushing the opposition and media forward of one of the vital violent election campaigns lately, which noticed the deaths of at the least 54 individuals.

Ortagus referred to as for “unbiased, credible, neutral and thorough investigations” into the stories of violence and fraud, and for these accountable to face justice.

She condemned assaults on political candidates, and stated the State Division is “gravely involved by harassment of and continued threats to civil society.”

Museveni gained with 58.6 per cent of the vote, seeing off a stiff battle from former ragga singer Bobi Wine.

Wine was below heavy guard at his residence on the outskirts of Kampala because the outcomes have been introduced, along with his social gathering saying he was below “efficient home arrest.”

The federal government stated it was merely offering him with safety.

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Saturday urged mother and father to uphold the ethical self-discipline of youngsters below their care.

Tambuwal mentioned this in a press release issued by his Particular Adviser, Media and Publicity, Malam Muhammad Bello, when he obtained the winners of Qur’anic recitation competitors within the state.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that six indigenes who took first place in numerous classes of Qur’anic competitions throughout the nation would take part at Nationwide competitors to be held in Kano.

A listing of the indigenes that clinched first locations within the competitions have been: Zainab Tambari, Ruqayya Usman, Nura Bello, Hauwa’u Abubakar, Ummulkhairi Abubakar and Abdullahi Muhammad.

Tambuwal urged the winners to place extra effort in an effort to guarantee they sustained the feat on the Nationwide Qur’anic recitation competitors.

“Your victory at completely different ranges of the competitors is value commending. As such I need to guarantee you that the state authorities will proceed to offer extra help and cooperation to make sure your success.

“Furthermore, I need to stress the necessity for leaders and fogeys to make sure ethical upbringing of their kids by giving them sound schooling.

“I congratulate the winners of the Qur’anic competitions and commend the committee for the untiring efforts towards selling Arabic and Islamic information in our expensive state,” he mentioned.

The governor additionally accepted the advice that there must be group participation within the state’s Qur’anic competitions in an effort to give probability for extra individuals to contribute their quota.

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Earlier, the Commissioner for Fundamental and Secondary Training, Alhaji Bello Guiwa, thanked the governor for his continued help and cooperation to enhance schooling.

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