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Law empowering gov to arrest, detain at pleasure rattles Imo

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As reactions trail the signing into law, the Imo State Administration Of Criminal Bill No 2 of 2020 (ISACJL, 2020) by Governor Hope Uzodimma, which empowers him to arrest and detain any resident...

Sat Sep 19th, 2020     Read More →

Schools re-opening: Discordant tunes across states as safety concerns mount

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With the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in the country now in a downward spiral, many states have been gearing up to re-open schools which have been shut for about six...

Sat Sep 19th, 2020     Read More →

Edo poll: PDP claims police harass its governors

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The Peoples Democratic Party has raised alarm over what it called harassment of its governors who areEdo State for the governorship election holding on Saturday. Addressing journalists in an...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

Sustain Ihedioha’s blueprint on sports development, administrator urges Imo governor

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Former Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha. Photo: TWITTER/GOVIHEDIOHANEWS A seasoned sports administrator, Fan Ndubuoke, has appealed to Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo to sustain his predecessor’s...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: 3,442 recovery, 126 new infections for Wednesday

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Coronavirus PHOTO: Shutterstock The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 3,442 patients have been successfully treated and recovered from Coronavirus (COVID-19) within the last...

Thu Sep 17th, 2020     Read More →

Lawyers without borders secure judgments against torture

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An international oraganisation, Lawyers Without Borders France, has secured three court judgments in favour of three victims of torture in Imo and Enugu states. The judgments followed fundamental...

Thu Sep 17th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari blazed trail in modular refinery delivery- Lai Mohammed

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5000bpd Modular Refinery in Ibigwe, Imo State. PHOTO: Twitter The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, said while previous administrations talked about modular...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

Energy pipelines damaged 9,420 times in five years

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Cost of pipeline repairs and management may soon hit N1 trillion. Photo; AA• Cost of repairs set to hit N1tr • Why pipeline vandalism persists Nigeria’s cost of pipeline repairs...

Tue Sep 15th, 2020     Read More →

2023 and discordant tunes from Southeast

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That there are discordant tunes from politicians in the Southeast zone anytime there is a project that could benefit its people is not new. In fact, what might be new and surprising for many is if...

Mon Sep 14th, 2020     Read More →

Edo 2020: I want INEC to conduct free, fair elections, says Obaseki

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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the Edo governorship election, Gov. Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday expressed belief that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),...

Sun Sep 13th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 Economic recovery plan: Dissecting states’ initiatives

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When the federal and state governments introduced drastic measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country, which included the lockdown of economic activities except for essential services,...

Sat Sep 12th, 2020     Read More →

Sex for marks: IMSU suspends lecturers caught on video, raises panel to investigate act

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The management of the Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri has suspended two lecturers of the institution caught on video raping female students of the school. The school authorities also raised a...

Sat Sep 12th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 197 new infections, 5 more deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 197 new cases of COVID-19, with five deaths recorded in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Sep 11th, 2020     Read More →

NUC approves Imo agric varsity takeoff

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The Nigerian University Commission (NUC) has approved the takeoff of the Imo State University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Umuagwo, in October. The state government already has Imo...

Fri Sep 11th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Plateau state tops, as NCDC announces 296 new infections in Nigeria

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Plateau state topped the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 296 new infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official...

Wed Sep 9th, 2020     Read More →