Streets of Owerri deserted as Buhari lands in Imo

Major roads and streets in Owerri , the state capital of Imo state were deserted on Tuesday as President Buhari landed in the state for the commissioning of some signature projects executed by Governor Hope Uzodimma. This is just as…

Four reverend sisters kidnapped on Sunday released

Four Catholic reverend sisters who were kidnapped on Sunday were released. The reverend sisters belong to the Sisters of Jesus The Saviour Generelate in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. They are Liberata Mbamalu, Benita Agu, Christabel Echemazu, and Johannes Nwodo. They…

Suspected killer of Naval officer, police personnel shot dead in Imo

A suspected killer of a Naval officer and some police personnel in Imo State have been shot dead by operatives of the Police Command. The hoodlum, one Osita Ogbuiri aka Shina Rambo, a native of Mmahu in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government…

Gunmen Attack: Gunmen kill 7 security guards in Imo

Gunmen have reportedly killed seven security guards at their duty post within Umuafom autonomous community in Orogwe, Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State. According to a source, the attackers operated in a gestapo move, noting that they came…

Gunmen abduct Imo traditional ruler

Gunmen, numbering over 10 on Thursday morning kidnapped the traditional ruler of Mbutu ancient kingdom in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, Damian Nwaigwe. The monarch was abducted at his palace around 2:30 am, a community source…

*Cambridge University college hands back looted cockerel to Nigeria (BBC)*FEC approves NNPC to fix 21 federal roads at N621.2b (Nation)

Cambridge University college hands back looted cockerel to Nigeria (BBC) The master of a Cambridge University college has described the return of a looted bronze cockerel to representatives of Nigeria as a “momentous occasion”. The statue, known as the “Okukur”,…

Nigeria records 681 new cases of coronavirus

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria increased further on Thursday with 681 new infections reported by the country.  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced via its Twitter handle the spread of the virus across 17 states. According to the new…

229 new cases take Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections beyond 8,000 mark

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Monday confirmed a total number of 229 new coronavirus cases in the country via its Twitter handle. This brings the total for Nigeria to 8,068 with 2,311 discharges and 233 deaths.  According to…

“Stranded” election ad hoc officials besiege INEC office in Imo (Guardian)

Some trained ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday, besieged electoral office over alleged non inclusion in the elections duties. The ad hoc staff numbering about 300 persons, besieged the INEC office in Owerri, awaiting…

Edo State to host 2020 National Sports Festival (Guardian)

Edo State has been declared as host of the 20th National Sports Festival in 2020, thus knocking out other contenders that include Delta, Imo and Cross River states. Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung made the announcement last night at the close…

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