*Wanted Lagos cult leader, one other arrested for robbery (DailyTrust) *Suspected killers of Moradeun Balogun remanded (Punch)

Wanted Lagos cult leader, one other arrested for robbery (DailyTrust) The police in Lagos said they have arrested a suspected secret cult leader, Bamidele Moses, alias Badoo, who they alleged had been terrorising residents of the Bariga area and its…

Imo SARS arrests nurse, five others for robbery (Punch)

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Imo State Police Command have arrested a nurse, Harrison Okoroafor, for robbery. Five other suspects, who allegedly specialised in snatching vehicles from residents, were also apprehended. The state Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, who…

Ekeh, Zinox boss, intervenes in Imo State with N1.5b

Chairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh, has declared a three-year interest free loan of N1b to petty traders and small and medium businesses in Imo State. Ekeh, a native of Imo State, disclosed the intervention is to reduce hardship, stimulate…

Imo retirees lament non-payment of over 80 months pensions (Guardian)

Imo retirees, under the aegis of Nigerian Pensions Union (NPU), yesterday lamented over 80 months pension arrears owed members by the state government. Secretary of the State Chapter of the NPU, Livinus Ashiegbu, who spoke on behalf of the retirees…

Fulani herdsmen stab selves over missing cows in Imo (Punch)

There was panic in Agbala in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State on Tuesday after two Fulani herdsmen were stabbed during a quarrel between them. The two herdsmen, who were rushed to the emergency unit of the Federal…

Hoodlums lay siege to Imo, Abia (Sun)

Recently, blood has been flowing in Imo State. Last Wednesday, there was bedlam at the Imo State University, Owerri as members of two rival cult groups clashed. At the end of the day, two people were reportedly killed, while several…

Committee accuses Okorocha’s aides of looting N50bn govt property (Punch)

The Chairman of the Committee on Recovery of Missing Government Movable Property in Imo State, Chief Jasper Ndubuaku, has disclosed that officials of the administration of former Governor Rochas Okorocha left with the state government’s property worth N50bn. The state…

Man rapes mother in Imo, blames alcohol (Punch)

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother. PUNCH Metro gathered that 45-year-old Ihuaku hails from Umueke Ezagbogu in the Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State. Briefing…

Hoodlums invade Okorocha’s Imo home (Punch)

Some yet-to-be identified hoodlums early on Saturday morning invaded the residence of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. One of our correspondents gathered that the armed hoodlums invaded the residence, located at his country home in Ogboko,…

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