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Tension in Imo as oil communities condemn Okorocha’s amnesty to Don Waney’s men

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—LEADERS of Awara Court Area, comprising Awara, Asaa and Obile communities have condemned the recent amnesty granted to members of Don Waney’s gang by the Imo...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram: before we rejoice

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By Ochereome Nnanna OVER the past weekend, the Nigerian Army announced it had “completely defeated” Boko Haram, the Islamist insurgents wracking the North East, especially Borno State....

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Judges’ salaries: Ohakim fires back at Okorocha

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By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—FORMER Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, says he is not surprised that Governor Rochas Okorocha prescribed psychiatric examination for a man who demanded...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Wike preaches peace as EBF adopts candidates for NBA elections

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By Onozure Dania Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has urged members of the Eastern Bar Forum, EBF, of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to remain united in order to achieve their objectives...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Okorocha inducts pensioners into Ministry of Happiness

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By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—Despite the cry out by Imo state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, that there was a plot to destabilize its leadership, the government has gone ahead...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Hair  &  beauty market:  Local  and  foreign brands battle for supremacy

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Local and foreign manufacturers in the hair and beauty segment of the market are locked in supremacy battle for market share. The battle for the market share is in the shampoo, conditioner and...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

The day Miyetti Allah apologised to Imo farmers

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri It was like a time to put the record straight concerning the spate of attacks and destructions of farms said to have been carried out by Fulani herdsmen. *A cross...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Scores can’t register for UTME in Imo

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By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—PALPABLE fear has gripped scores of prospective Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, candidates in Imo State, following their inability to access the...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku’s group begins mobilisation in South-East

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By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—AHEAD of 2019 general election, the National Coordinator of Atiku WAZOBIA, Mr. Gabriel Churchill Chukwuemeka , yesterday, unveiled the group’s plan to hand...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Don Wanny Killer Colleagues: Imo State’s Amnesty does not cover Rivers State – Gov Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Amnesty granted by the Imo State Governor to cultists who killed 23 persons in Omoku will have no impact in Rivers State. Gov...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Local content will drive economic independence – Nwoha

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Nwoha Amaechi former speaker of Imo House of Assembly, on Tuesday said promoting local content would help to drive economic independence for the country. Amaechi in an interview with the Newsmen...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Imo pensioners blast Okorocha over payment of arrears

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By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—IMO State branch of Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, has pooh-poohed Governor Rochas Okorocha’s claim that his administration has cleared the arrears of...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Don Waney’s followers surrender arms in Owerri

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Hundreds of Don Wanney’s fighters, who had earlier rejected all government’s overtures to them to surrender their arms have finally done so. They surrendered their arms including...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

We’ve every reason to celebrate defeat of Boko Haram — Shettima

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By Emmanuel Elebeke Maiduguri—Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday said peace and order had been restored in the state by the Nigerian Army. Speaking during a special town hall...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Okorocha cancels 3-day work policy

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By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—THE Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has proscribed the three-day work policy his government propagated for the civil servants in the state. Okorocha Okorocha...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →