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Imo state: Generator fumes wipe out family of three

Tragedy struck at a community in Imo State in the early hours of Monday as generator fumes wipe out a family of three. The tragedy occurred at Umuoparaemeka village, Ugiri in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. The…

Imo state: Emeka Ihedioha wins at Tribunal

The Imo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Emeka Ihedioha authentic winner of Imo gubernatorial poll. The Tribunal Saturday dismissed the petition filed against Ihedioha by three political…

EFCC arrests 20 more ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Imo state

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested another 20 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Imo State, Southeast Nigeria. Operatives of the commission, South-East Zonal…

Imo State: DPR seals two petrol stations

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Thursday sealed two petrol stations over alleged infringement of the department’s regulations during surveillance of petrol stations in Owerri. The DPR’s acting Assistant Director for…

How twins in Owerri, Imo state became Catholic priests

Twelve young Catholic men including twin brothers Paul Mary and Peter Mary Onele were on Saturday in Owerri ordained priests and deacons of the Claretian Missionaries, East Nigeria Province. The ordination involving nine priests and…

13 kidnap victims rescued in forest by Police in Imo state

Force Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),  DCP Frank Mba, says,  police have successfully rescued 13 kidnapped victims in Lili forest in Ohaji/Egbema council area of Imo. Mba said three of the alleged kidnap suspects were killed by…

Imo state to set up own Anti-Drug Abuse Committee

Imo Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has promised to set up Anti- Drug Abuse Committee in the state to tackle the incidence of illicit drug trafficking and drug abuse. Ihedioha made the promise in Owerri on Wednesday at the…

Imo State: Governor Emeka Ihedioha expands cabinet

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo on Wednesday made more appointments into his cabinet for the administration of the state. The names and portfolios of the appointees are contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor,…

10 Wedding guests in Imo state die from generator fume

There was a tragedy in Imo State on Monday as no fewer than ten traditional wedding guests died of fume from a generator and twenty others hospitalised. The incident happened at Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of…

Bomb blast in kills 3 in Imo State, Police confirms

Police authority in Imo on Thursday confirmed that a bomb exploded in the state killing three persons. Police Public Relation Officer, (PPRO) in Imo, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the explosion occurred in Eziorsu community in Oguta local…

Imo State: Ihedioha gives Okorocha 24 hours to handover

The Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has given the immediate past Governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha up to midnight of Tuesday June 4, 2019 to do a proper handover to his government. Ihedioha spoke at the Government House in Owerri,…

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