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Police command in Imo reiterates ban on fireworks

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The police command in Imo on Wednesday reiterated the ban on sale, possession or discharge of any kind of explosive or fireworks. A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Ex-Court of Appeal Justice interrogated by ICPC over N200m bribe

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, for allegedly demanding N200 million bribe from Mr. Nnamdi...

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Ex-Appeal Court Justice Mohammed Tsamiya arrested over alleged N200m bribe scam

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Mohammed Tsamiya, for allegedly demanding N200 million...

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Not Ministry of Happiness and Couples Fulfilment but Ministry of Happiness and Purpose Fulfilment – Okorocha

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The Rochas Okorocha administration has blamed the printer’s devil, for the wrong christening of the Ministry of Happiness. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo said the...

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Osun commences distribution of Opon-Imo in public schools

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osogbo—Osun State government has begun the distribution of e-learning computer tablets for the 2017/2018 academic session to students in the final year in the state public schools. The...

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Imo 2018 Budget saga: Confusion as lawmakers clash

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Speaker locks out lawmakers, appoints new leaders By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—THE unending drama from the Imo State House of Assembly, yesterday, took another dimension with a two weeks...

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Okorocha renames Ministry of Happiness, blames printer’s devil

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The Rochas Okorocha administration has blamed the printer’s devil, for the wrong christening of the Ministry of Happiness. Okorocha and Ololo Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Sam...

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A week of tragedies, drama in Imo

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It will not be an exaggeration to say that at some point, Imo people became apprehensive and did not know what next, going by the happenings. *Okpokiri Petrol station along Orji road in Owerri...

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5 injured, 10 tricycles damaged as Keke operators clash with Imo govt officials

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By Chinonso Alozie Owerri—Tricycle operators in Owerri, the Imo State capital, yesterday, laid siege on the Imo Government House, protesting the injuries inflicted on their members by...

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Hate speech, religion, ethnicity tearing Nigeria apart —Gambari

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—FORMER Permanent Representatives to the United Nations, UN, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, yesterday, expressed concern at the rate hate speech, religion and ethnicity were...

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South-East PDP meets ahead of convention

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Confusion trails Anambra congress, as delegates allege altering of list By Vincent Ujumadu, Anayo Okoli & Peter Okutu UMUAHIA—AHEAD of Saturday’s national convention of the main...

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144 Nigerians repatriated by FG from Libya arrive Lagos Airport

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By Lawani Mikairu 144 more Nigerians repatriated from Libya by the federal government with the assistance of International organization for Migration, IMO, Tuesday arrived the cargo section of...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

I created Ministry of Happiness to address bitterness – Okorocha

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, said Tuesday, he observed the people of the state, were bittered, he created the Ministry of Happiness and Purpose Fulfilment, to...

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`keep quiet’, Imo Commissioner for Happiness blasts critics

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NAN: Mrs, Ogechi Ololo, Imo State Commissioner for Happiness and Couple’s Fulfillment, on Tuesday, advised those criticising her appointment to `keep quiet.’ Ololo, who is also...

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Libya: “No brother in the jungle”

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Arab countries have a tradition of slavery dating back to centuries. This has persisted despite the existence of international conventions and legal frameworks classifying slavery as a crime...

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