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Heavy downpour witnessed in the early hours of Sunday in Imo State has increased the number of displaced persons to six thousand as against the two thousand reported recently in Oguta Local Government Area flood disaster.
The lawmaker representing Oguta State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has pleaded for urgent government intervention on the flooding that wreaked havoc in the area on Aug. 2.
A former Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Prof. Viola Onwuliri, is among the 17 nominees for the post of commissioners, whose names were submitted to the Imo State House of Assembly by Governor Emeka Ihedioha for confirmation.
Youths from Izombe in Oguta Council Area of Imo State, on Wednesday, threatened to shut down Oil Flow Station belonging to an indigenous oil Firm operating in the community, SEPLAT Oil Company.
The Commissioner of Police in Imo, CP Rabiu Ladodo, said the command had arrested one Eze Ajoku, a 63-year-old man in Agwa, Oguta LGA who specialized in fabricating guns.
Imo State governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has said that his administration would not be run on propaganda and that they would not be distracted by those who have already decided to bad mouth them.
The former House of Representatives candidate for Ohaji/ Egbema/Oguta /Oru West federal constituency in the just concluded National Assembly and presidential elections, Dr. Henry Okafor has emerged as the new state chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance.
To avoid further crisis in oil communities in Imo State, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) recently organized a stakeholders’ consultative forum to proffer solutions.
The Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) at Adeniji Adele, Lagos has arrested a man, Ikechukwu Ozorumba, who allegedly strangled a Taxify driver to death and stole his car.
The rescheduled election in parts of Imo State has been characterised by high rate of apathy, late arrival of voting materials, ballot box snatching and other forms of violence.
Chief Kingsley Chima, a House of Representatives-elect under the Action Alliance in Imo, says only very stiff penalty for electoral offenders will ensure compliance to electoral laws.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost the Government House polling booth to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the governorship and House of Assembly elections.
Worried by ravaging effects of poverty and environmental impacts of erosion, the European Union (EU) has earmarked six pilot states in Nigeria for intervention.
The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, in Imo State.
The new Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has called for readiness among the staff of the Ministry in order to achieve the mandate of the Federal Government for economic growth and development as well as job creation in the country expressing his resolve to provide the needed leadership.
A businessman, Olalekan Akingbade on Friday urged a Customary Court in Badagry, near Lagos, to dissolve his marriage because he was fed up with his wife’s cantankerous nature.
The Oye Local Government Council of Ekiti on Friday warned against road side hawking, especially under power lines.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes Sadio Mane is the first world-class left winger for the Reds in 30 years.
China on Friday announced plans to retaliate against the Trump administration with new tariffs on roughly $75 billion worth of US products including cars.
At the opening hearing of his fraud trial earlier this month, Obinwanne Okeke, a Nigerian entrepreneur held in America over an $11 million fraud, asked to see a public health dental hygienist.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday gave reasons why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekeremadu, in Germany.
Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali has stated Masu Gida are not lost on the challenge ahead of their Caf Champions League away decider with Ghanaian outfit Asante Kotoko on Sunday.
Industrialist and former governorship candidate of the Progressives People’s Alliance (PPA) in Anambra State, Chief Godwin Ezeemo, has tipped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for victory during the governorship election in Anambra State in 2021.
Ngonda Muzinga has joined French Ligue 1 side Dijon on a two-year deal from AS Vita Club.