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MASSOB, CLO, HURIWA tackle Uzodimma over invitation of military to Orlu

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Hope Uzodimma. Photo; TWITTER/HOPEUZODINMA1 The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), yesterday, said Governor Hope Uzodimma had disappointed the Ndigbo for...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Okorocha, Uzodimma trade words over demolition of radio station’s gate, fence

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Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, accused Governor Hope Uzodimma of destroying his property. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, Okorocha...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Army recovers bodies of soldiers killed in Orlu

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The Nigerian Army has recovered the corpses of four soldiers allegedly killed by members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) militias in Orlu, Imo State. PRNigeria reported that a senior...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 571 new Infections, 12 death for Feb. 23

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 571 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 153, 187. The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Death toll in Boko Haram on Nigeria's Maiduguri rises to 16

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The death toll from a Boko Haram mortar attack on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri has risen to 16, security sources said Wednesday. Jihadists on Tuesday fired two volleys of explosives...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Imo community abolishes Osu caste system

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An Imo Community, Ogbor Autonomous community, has abolished the controversial Osu caste system. “The Osu cast system is a dehumanizing ancient practice that injures the psychology of those...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

IMO: Between Uzodinma, Okorocha and IPOB

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The political atmosphere in Imo State is not looking good at the moment. A few events that have occurred in recent times seriously point to the fact that all is not well with major actors in the...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Nigerian seafarers kick against imposition of DPR permit fees

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Seafarers under the aegis of the Nigeria Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association (NMNO/WTSSA) have kicked against alleged exploitation by some oil and gas offshore...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Beneficiaries recount impacts of cash transfer

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Beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) in Kwara, Kogi and Imo states have commended the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

We invited military to avert repeat #EndSARS saga in Orlu - Uzodinma

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The governor of Imo State governor Senator Hope Uzodinma Tuesday explained that his decision to invite the military to quell the crisis in Orlu was to avert a repeat of the scenario that played...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Court grants 14 Okorocha’s aides N70 million bail

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Fourteen aides of former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, were yesterday, arraigned before a magistrate’s court in Owerri for allegedly conspiring to commit misdemeanor and an attempt...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

'Okorocha's arrest aimed at denying Southeast 2023 presidency'

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Pro-democracy groups yesterday held a peaceful protest in Abuja against the arrest of the immediate past Governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha. Some of the inscriptions on the placards...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

South-East governors wade into Imo gov’t, Okorocha impasse

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The South-East Governors Forum has waded into the impasse between the Imo government and the state’s former governor, Sen. Rochas Okorocha. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that a...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

HURIWA berates Malami over call for herders’ commission

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An idea muted by Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), that ‘pastoralism commission’ be established as solution to incessant invasion of...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest Okorocha over alleged forceful entrance into wife’s sealed hotel

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Police in Owerri have arrested former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for allegedly breaking and forceful entrance into the sealed massive Spring Royal Palm Hotel and Apartment in Owerri,...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →