Latest News, Events and Happenings in Imo News.en-usSenate orders Border Agency to provide projects’ location within 24 hours Henry Umoru &#8211; AbujaThe Senate Wednesday came hard on the Management team of the Border Communities Development Agency , following the refusal of the latter to state locations for the N3.626billion capital projects the agency proposed <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report;says 92% depends on federal allocationBy Gabriel Ewepu &#8211; AbujaA new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four states in Nigeria are viable. The report titled &lsquo;S <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Gang of 12 thugs ambush newlywed couple with machetes, axe &#8216;revenge attack following row with yob&#8217;A newlywed couple were left for dead after they were attacked by a gang armed with bats, machetes and an axe.The coupleTeresa Mciver and her husband Neil suffered head injuries and broken ribs <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Okere’s Imo gang up treatise: Fallacies and fantasies Mbadiwe EmelumbaETHELBERT Okere&rsquo;s treatise titled, &ldquo;Imo gang up: Too late in the day&rdquo;, left one with one conclusion. The write up was hastily put together,lacking sufficient research and laden with fallacies and fantasies, thus <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100  Our major problem in Labour Ministry is Lack of Funds —Ngige Henry Umoru &#8211; AbujaMinister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Monday, told the Senate that the major problem confronting the Ministry is that of funds. Ngige who decried the poor budgetary allocation to the ministry, said t <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Key into Governor Bello’s reelection agenda to secure your future, Adeyemi advises Okun Kinsmen Boluwaji Obahopo &#8211; LokojaSenator Smart Adeyemi has advised his Kinsmen in Kogi West senatorial district to key into the reelection agenda of Governor Yahaya Bello who is seeking a second term in office. Adeyemi gave the advise while speakin <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Kanu’s mother died of affliction —MASSOB Chinonso Alozie &#8211; OwerriThe Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, led by Mazi Uchenna Madu, yesterday linked the death of Sally Okwu Kanu, mother of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, to <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Ihedioha awards scholarship to three students in Imo Chidi NkwoparaThree students of the Technical College, Osu, Isiala Mbano local government area of Imo State, have been awarded educational scholarship by Governor Emeka Ihedioha, for constructing a remote-controlled prototype car with siren. Emek <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Insecurity: LG Vice-Chairmen to convene Nat’l Security Summit Chris OchayiDetermined to tackle the high level of insecurity in the country, the Local Government Vice-Chairmen in the 774 Councils have concluded arrangements to convene a National Security summit with a view to finding a lasting solution to th <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85 Eric TeniolaOn Wednesday October 9, President Muhammmadu Buhari summoned all the Ministers that served under him when he was the military Head of State between January 1984 and August 1985. He summoned them to the State House in Abuja in what is <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 INEC to combine Kogi guber election with senatorial poll on Nov. 16 Ajayi, AbujaThe Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has fixed November 16 for the conduct of a fresh election into the Kogi West Senatorial Constituency seat. The election is being conducted on the same day with the Governorship E <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Ihedioha bans open defecation in Imo Alozie &#8211; OwerriThe Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, on Monday banned open defecation in the state.Emeka IhediohaIhedioha made this declaration at Concorde Hotel in Owerri, during the 2019 global handwashing day celebration organi <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 How can you recall man loved by his people ― Onyemaechi Chinonso Alozie &#8211; OwerriA lawmaker from Imo State, representing Owerri west state constituency, Kanayo Onyemaechi, yesterday was tipped to face a recall process by his people over alleged poor representation in the state House of Assembly. <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Impeachment: Kogi Assembly committed heinous breach of 1999 constitution — Sen. Abaribe;Calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene The minority leader of the Senate, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe has warned that it is a direct affront on the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the actions of the State Assembly, sayin <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Imo lawmaker faces recall process Alozie &#8211; OwerriA lawmaker representing Owerri West State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Kanayo Onyemechi, was on Monday tipped to face a recall process by people of his constituency over alleged poor representation i <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100