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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

Doctors disagree with House of Reps committee on health

Some doctors in Imo state, on Tuesday, said that in the South East region, they have a functional radiotherapy machine for the treatment of cancer patients.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Nine PDP, APGA, AA lawmakers defect, boost APC in Imo

He said: “I have known Governor Uzodinma for many years. He is astute, tenacious and has the capacity to restore the lost glory of Imo. He is also kind hearted and charismatic and I’m sure he will run an all inclusive government.I implore well-meaning Imolites not to relent in offering useful advice that will help the governor.”

Man smashes mother’s skull in Imo

47-year-old Sunday Agwim from Umuobom in Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State is in police net for killing his 62-year-old mother Christiana Agwim with a hammer.

Group begs federal government to declare state of emergency on erosion in Southeast

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on erosion menace in the South East geopolitical zone.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

How we formed robbery, kidnap gang from prison – suspect

Members of a kidnapping and armed robbery gang operating in Ideato and Orlu areas of Imo State have explained how they formed the gang as inmates of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Owerri, the state capital.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Imo, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, says he will pay special attention to the welfare of the people, if elected.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha is the mole in APC – Senator Uzodinma

The Imo State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the just-concluded elections, Senator Hope Uzodinma, on Saturday warned governor Rochas Okorocha to stop the blame game and face his woes squarely.

Imo elections: INEC suspends announcement of results

Announcement of results has ended in a fight at the Imo state Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, along Port Harcourt Road in Owerri, Imo state.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha’s aide, PDP agent disrupt collation

The Special Adviser to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Electoral Matters, Steve Asinobi, and his (governor’s) associate, Paschal Onwukaike, have violently disrupted the collation of the governorship election.

Imo elections: Clash in Owerri as party agents tear result sheets

Collation of results at the INEC collation centre in Owerri has abruptly ended over the destruction of result sheets by party agents.

Imo elections: Panic as suspected hoodlums kill party agent

Palpable political tension in Imo State heightened on Saturday afternoon after political thugs murdered a party agent.
Nigeria Police

Imo elections: Police arrest five fake policemen, two soldiers

The Imo state commissioner of police, Dazuki Galadanchi, has said that five persons suspected to be fake policemen have been arrested in Ideato South local government area in the state.

New Year: Governor Okorocha warns Imo electorate against electing criminals

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has urged religious and traditional leaders to shun partisan politics and avoid actions and utterances that could give the impression that they are involved in politics.

Governor Okorocha: North, South-West ganging up my 2023 presidential ambition

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday alleged that some unnamed persons from the South West and North were ganging up against his 2023 presidential ambition.
Emeka Ike

Emeka Ike joins race for House of Rep

Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, has commenced his campaign to contest for a seat in the House of Representatives.

Uche Nwosu: Being Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law doesn’t disqualify me from being governor

Uche Nwosu, the Chief of Staff to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said being a son-in-law to the governor does not ‘disqualify’ him from succeeding his boss in office.
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Nigeria’s oldest prisoner clocks 100 in Enugu

Anywhere in the world, 100 years is usually marked with fanfare but not so for Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbunuche, who clocked 100 last Saturday; August 4, within the confines of Enugu Maximum Prison.

Kidnap gang leader arrested in Imo

Imo state police command Thursday arrested and paraded a suspected leader of a kidnap gang, a 34-year old man, Uchenna Ugwueze, from Obolukwu in Ihioma, Orlu local government area in the state.

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Cameroon military acknowledges soldiers arrested in Togo

Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said he has accepted an invitation to meet United States President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.

Israeli defense minister apologizes over Palestinian’s death

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos set to reopen economy

The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.