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IPOB sit-at-home fails in Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi, as Igbos defy order

The sit-at-home protest declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) across the South East and South South region of the country was fairly complied with across the south-east states.

Police teargas protesting pro-Biafra women in Owerri

The women who wore black attire with some of them topless started their protest from Okigwe road. Also, some of them were said to have been arrested by the police.

I planned my abduction to extort N500,000 from my grandfather – teenager

Operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit of the Imo State Police Command have apprehended 18-year-old Chisom Igbokwe, who allegedly stage-managed his own abduction in order to extort N500,000 from his grandfather.

Group asks Okorocha to halt Owerri market demolition

Space for Change, a non-governmental organisation, has asked Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor, to halt the demolition of structures in Eke-Ukwu market, Owerri, the state capital.

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A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Imo guber: APC elders back Senator Uzodinma’s petition against Governor-elect Ihedioha

Imo State APC Elders’ Council Wednesday said that it will support the governorship candidate of the party, Senator Hope Uzodinma, in the pursuit of his mandate at the Election Petition Tribunal.

70-year-old man arraigned for allegedly defrauding church members N2.2 million

A Senior Magistrates’ Court, Ilorin, Kwara State, on Wednesday ordered that a 70-year-old man, Ibrahim Akande, be remanded in Okelele in Oke-kura Prison over alleged N2.2 million job scam.

SON confiscates fake products worth N300 billion

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) said on Wednesday that it confiscated fake and substandard products worth more than N300 billion across the country within the past few months.
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Mulade Sheriff: Bad leadership responsible for Niger Delta’s underdevelopment

A Niger Delta-based environmentalist, Mr Mulade Sheriff, has said that bad leadership is responsible for the slow national growth and development, especially in the Niger Delta.
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Hsieh Su-wei sets up rematch with Naomi Osaka in Stuttgart

World number one Naomi Osaka will have a chance for revenge on Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei this week when the two meet in the second round of the WTA tournament in Stuttgart.