Latest News, Events and Happenings in Imo News.en-usIMO: The flash point of 2019 elections say that Imo State is definitely going to be the political hotbed of the forthcoming general elections in Nigeria, may not be far from the glaring reality on ground.Careful political watchers are already telling whoever cares about this truism. T <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 BIZARRE: What female pant thieves go for;Urine, excreta also used for money ritualsBy Evelyn Usman Everyday in Nigeria, one is inundated with one horrifying news or the other.More bewildering, is the recent trend in stealing of female pants and menstruation pads for money rituals, b <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 The Akpata in Teni, Niniola Emeka ObasiAt my age, I thought I knew so much about young Nigerian hip pop stars. Lucky chaps, they are busy making all the money and creating global headlines. While the older generation put in so much into singing without producing more than a <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 How today’s vote may cause a bandwagon in the governorship Emmanuel Aziken, Political EditorIt was a matter of controversy last year when the National Assembly raised objections to the order of elections as prescribed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The order as stipulated by the <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Centre confirms 25 new cases of Lassa fever in 8 days Centre for Disease Control says it recorded 25 new cases of Lassa fever between Feb.11 and Feb. 17 across the country.The Chief Executive Officer of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known on Friday in Abuja. Lassa-feverIhek <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 I’ll create 50,000 jobs in tourism, entertainment — Ihedioha Chidi NkwoparaThe Imo State governorship flagbearer of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the 2019 general elections, Chief Emeka Ihedioha has assured that if elected, his government will create over 50, 000 direct and indirect jobs through touri <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Setback for APC as court stops 2 APC candidates in Imo Chidi Nkwopara, OWERRI.The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday suffered another setback in Imo State, following the decisions of two separate courts to stop two of its candidates from tomorrow&rsquo;s polls. APCImo communities declare mass <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 NIMASA tasks judiciary on timeliness in maritime suits Innocent AnabaThe Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged the Nigerian judicial system to ensure efficiency and timeliness in the dispensation of justice in maritime-rela <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Polls: FG shuts borders 12.00 noon today;Police deploy all its 350,000 officers, men, assets&bull;Army to deploy GOCs, Brigade Commanders, Special Task Forces&bull;Immigration waives visas for accredited election observers, monitors&bull;We won&rsquo;t interfere in Nigeria&rsquo;s <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 APC, Imo community protest killing of party chieftain;As police disclose killers were in Army camouflageBy Chinonso Alozie Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State yesterday, protested to the state police headquarters over the recent murder <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 No court barred Chike Okafor from contesting Saturday’s election – OZIGOD Solicitors of the Presidential, national, gubernatorial and state house of assembly elections, reports have spawned the online media, to misinform the public about Hon Chike Okafor.The purported report has it that a high Court in the Federal Capital Terr <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Abandoned Niger Delta, beautified by Buhari – Lauretta Onochie Nwafor SundayThe social media aide to the Nigerian President, Mrs Lauretta Onochie, Wednesday, reeled out facts to prove that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari was indeed a man of his wor <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Police vow to arrest killers of APC ward chairman in Imo Imo Police Command says it has launched surveillance to arrest suspected killers of Mr Ifeanyi Ozoemena, Chairman, All Progressives Congress , Logara/Umuohiagu Ward in Ngor-Okpala LGA.The Commissioner of Police in Imo, Mr Dasuki Galandachi, <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 The UnCUT Initiative, British Council, AHI win fight against FGM in Osun State Chris OnuohaFemale Genital Mutilation is a harmful practice and a gross violation of human rights. In commemoration of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for female genital mutilation on February 6 2019, The UnCUT Initiative led five <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 No plan to raid in Kwara – Police spokesman Kwara Police Command has denied the rumour on social media that the command was planning to carry out raids from 8.00 p.m. on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 across the state.Its Public Relations Officer, Mr Ajayi Okasanmi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100