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Nude pictures: AGF takes over trial of ex-Imo governor

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, took over the case-file of former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, who is facing trial over an allegation that he threatened to release a nude photograph of an Abuja based woman, Mrs Chinyere Amuchienwa.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: Political robbers threatening to recall me from Senate

Former Governor Rochas Okorocha has reacted to the threat by some of his constituents to recall him, describing those behind the move as political robbers.

Court orders substituted service of ‘harassment’ suit on Ikedi Ohakim

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday, ordered the service of a suit bordering on alleged harassment on former Imo State Governor, Mr Ikedi Ohakim, through substituted means.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

Imo government set to recover more choice properties from ex-governor

This is definitely not the best of times for the embattled former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha as there are indications that the present administration in the state is determined to implement fully the government White Paper based on the outcome of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry report.

Ikedi Ohakim: I have not joined APC

A former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has debunked the speculation making the rounds that he had joined the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Governors of the South-east states yesterday pledged to work with the new President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Igbo apex socio-political organisation, Prof. George Obiozor.

South-east governors pledge support for new Ohanaeze president

Governors of the South-east states yesterday pledged to work with the new President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Igbo apex socio-political organisation, Prof. George Obiozor

Ohanaeze election: Uche Okwukwu, Richard Ozobu risk contempt of court – Ikedi Ohakim

For asking the court to stop the Ohanaeze general election, former Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has warned that Mr. Uche Okwukwu and Prince Richard Ozobu, risk being dragged to court for alleged contempt.
Former Nigeria Ambassador to United States, Professor George Obiozor,

Ohanaeze leadership: Ambassador Obiozor emerges as consensus candidate

Seventy-nine days to the expiration of the three-year tenure of Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s President-General, Chief Nnia Nwodo, former Nigeria Ambassador to United States, Professor George Obiozor, has emerged as the consensus candidate to succeed Nwodo.

Former Imo governor docked for ‘false information’

The Inspector-General of Police, on Wednesday, arraigned former Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, before an Abuja High Court sitting at Maitama, for allegedly giving false information against one Chinyere Amuchienwa.

Imo renames college after late Senator Uwajumogu

The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.
Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the Governor of Imo State few hours after receiving the Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Governor Uzodinma to probe contracts awarded by three predecessors

The newly inaugurated governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has called for an investigation into contracts awarded by the state government from 2010 to date.

Ikedi Ohakim: 100 million Nigerians threatened

A former Governor of Imo, Ikedi Ohakim, says over 100 million Nigerians are directly or indirectly threatened by desertification, deforestation and erosion.
Nnia Nwodo

Controversy over Ohanaeze leadership’s tenure

The tenure of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo leadership will end in January 2021, not 2020, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation said on Sunday. It warned mischief makers against stampeding the executive.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: Emeka Ihedioha governing Imo with stolen mandate

There might not be an end yet to the brewing cold war between governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State and his predecessor, senator Rochas Okorocha over governance of the state.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

President Buhari approves N10 billion intervention fund for Enugu airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

South East governors urges President Buhari to declare emergency on roads, erosion

The governors of the South East and leaders from the zone on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari and asked for a special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
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South East governors, others demand special fund for Enugu airport

South-East governors and leaders from the zone on Thursday demanded for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.

Imo government bans use of polytene bags

Imo State government has reiterated its determination to restore the state to its premier position as the cleanest and most beautiful state in the country through sustained aggressive environmental sanitation.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

Anarchy: Imo assemblyman cautions Senator Okorocha

The Chairman, Imo House of Assembly Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities, Barr. Frank Ugboma, has cautioned Sen. Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of the state, over utterances of anarchy in Imo.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha cautions Imo government

Immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday cautioned against further attacks on his personal property by the state government.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor Ihedioha under pressure to sack Eze Imo

Pressure is said to be mounting on the governor of Imo state, Emeka Ihedioha, to sack the chairman of Imo state traditional rulers, Eze Imo, Samuel Ohiri.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor Ihedioha makes two appointments

Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has appointed Steve Osuji and Chibuike Onyeukwu as his Special Adviser (Media) and Chief Press Secretary (CPS) respectively.

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9. The National Security Council (NSC) has reconvened at the State House, Abuja, with President Muhammadu Buhari presiding.

CDS, service chiefs to appear before Senate over insecurity

The service chiefs who will join the CDS to brief the upper legislative chamber by 10am are the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo.

Society bans diver over alleged forgery of medical certificate

Hyperbaric Medical Practitioners Society of Nigeria (HMPSN) yesterday said a diver and member of the National Association of Professional Divers (NAPROD), Comrade Jason Kuru. has been banned for a year over alleged forgery of medical certificates.
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Arsenal in talks with Maurizio Sarri over manager’s position

Arsenal have entered talks over a deal to bring Maurizio Sarri back to the Premier League as Mikel Arteta’s replacement.
Jose Mourinho has said Tottenham deserved to win against West Ham as they fell 2-1 to their London rivals.

Paolo Di Canio refuses to apologise for Jose Mourinho ‘worst of the worst’ comments

Former Serie A star Paolo Di Canio, now working as a pundit for Italian television, has refused to apologise for comments made in a leaked WhatsApp audio sent to a friend in which he referred to Jose Mourinho as the “worst of the worst”.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Chieftaincy tussle: Ondo governor imposes 24-hr curfew on community

Following the violence that broke out in Ikare-Akoko, Akoko North East local government area, the Ondo State government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the town.

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Dr Benson Bana, Tanzanian High Commissioner to Nigeria, said this known on the sidelines of the Tanzania-Nigeria Tourism, Investment and Trade (TN-TIT) forum, on Tuesday in Abuja.

Tanzanian envoy: Nigeria’s visa policy worthy of emulation in Africa

The new Nigeria Visa Policy 2020 (NVP 2020) is worthy of emulation in Africa.

IPOB leader orders total shut down of Abuja, Lagos, North, Southeast on May 30

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has ordered a total shut down of the Southeast, Abuja, Lagos State and the North on May 30.
Paralympian trio of Tajudeen Agunbiade, Nosiru Sule and Ahmed Koleosho, as well as six others, has been named by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) for the 2019 Africa Para Table Tennis Championships holding in Alexandria, Egypt.

NTTF national championships kick off May 18

Atmosphere synonymous with the Nigeria Open will be re-enacted from May 18 when the 2021 Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) National Championships kick off at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.

JAMB threatens to sanction schools charging above N4,000

The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has reiterated the resolve of the board to sanction schools charging above the stipulated N4,000 for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
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NBS, ministry bicker over accuracy of unemployment data

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) are currently at loggerheads over the accuracy of unemployment data published by the latter.