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Windstorm kills 1, displaces 575 in Imo community

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A windstorm that occurred on Wednesday in Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo has killed a middle-aged man and injured three others. x Mr Chidi Ogundu, the Acting Head of...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

UBEC decries slow pace of accessing N41bn funds by states

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The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has disclosed that about N41.06 billion matching grant has remained unaccessed by the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory. Executive Secretary...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Uzodimma seeks stakeholders’ support over insecurity

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Hope Uzodimma. Photo; TWITTER/HOPEUZODINMA1 Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma has urged traditional rulers and other critical stakeholders to support government’s efforts aimed at tackling...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Editorial: Federalism is the answer, after all - Part 25

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A new Sheriff is in town. There is a change of guard within the Nigeria Police amidst increasing insecurity in the country underlined by a takeover of virtually all parts of the country by new...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Nothing wrong in EFCC arresting me, says Okorocha

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The embattled former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has said that there is nothing wrong for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arresting him to answer some questions...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

EFCC arrests Akwa Ibom ex-Attorney-General over alleged N1.4b fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arrested a former Akwa Ibom State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Uwemedimo Nwoko over alleged laundering of N1.4...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

EFCC quizzes Imo ex-gov, Okorocha in Abuja

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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. The Guardian learnt that the anti-graft agency arrested Okorocha, yesterday,...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Gunmen kill six, injure others in Ebonyi

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Gunmen, yesterday, attacked Otuebu and Obodo Ocha villages in Ohaukwu Local Council of Ebonyi State, killing six persons and leaving many with injuries. x The attackers also razed many houses, yam...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria, 29 others to tackle marine debris

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Marine debris Countries from across the oceans have teamed up to tackle marine plastic litter under the ambitious GloLitter Partnerships Project. Plastic litter has devastating effects on oceans,...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Southeast governors unleash Ebube Agu to tackle rising unrest

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After some pussyfooting, the governors of the five Southeast states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo yesterday decided to take their destinies in their hands and address the...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Uzodimma, predecessor trade words over road project

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Hope Uzodimma. Photo; TWITTER/HOPEUZODINMA1 Governor Hope Uzodimma has countered his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, for claiming that the road project he invited Senate President Ahmad Lawan to...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Lagos, Edo for football finals as Eko, Bayelsa, Gombe battle for basketball gold

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Team Lagos girls applauding the fans after beating Team Kaduna 4-0 in the football event of the on-going National Sports Festival… at the weekend Lagos and Edo states will meet in the...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Imo assures northern residents of adequate protection

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Hope Uzodimma. Photo; TWITTER/HOPEUZODINMA1 Okorocha cautions agitators, preaches united Nigeria Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, at the weekend, assured northerners resident in the state of...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Team Lagos ahead as boxing finals hold today

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Team Lagos yesterday progressed to three finals of the boxing event out of four semifinals bouts at the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival. The contests were held at the Oba Akenzua...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Collective responsibility needed in fight against poverty - Okorocha

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[FILES] Senator Rochas Okorocha PHOTO: TwitterSen. Rochas Okorocha (APC-Imo West) has called on Nigerians to collectively fight poverty to achieve the desired national development. He made the...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →