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The member representing Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta-Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency. 3

In Pictures: Flood takes over Imo communities

The member representing Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta/Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency.
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.

Flood: 6000 displaced victims, 200 houses submerged in Imo

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.

Imo assemblyman seeks government intervention in community flooding

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.
Viola Onwuliri

Former minister, 16 others make Governor Ihedioha’s commissioners’ list

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.

Mob kills suspected robbers in Delta

Two suspected armed robbers were on Saturday beaten to death by an angry mob in Abraka community, Ethiope East council area of Delta State.

Imo youths threaten to shutdown oil firm over ‘neglect’

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.

Police bust illegal gun factory in Imo, recover firearms

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.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha: We‘re not going to run propaganda government

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.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha to review Imo laws

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has commenced process to review all laws made in the state by the State House of Assembly.

Henry Okafor emerges new Imo APGA chairman

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.

NDDC, stakeholders proffer solution to douse tension in Niger Delta

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.

Police arrest man for allegedly strangling Taxify driver

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.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Imo elections: Low turnout, ballot snatching mar rerun

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.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

We can’t continue to have lawless elections without penalties – Imo Reps member-elect

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.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

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.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha loses government house polling unit to PDP

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.
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EU tackles rural poverty, erosion menace in six states

Worried by ravaging effects of poverty and environmental impacts of erosion, the European Union (EU) has earmarked six pilot states in Nigeria for intervention.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Election: Atiku Abubakar beats President Buhari in Imo

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.

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I am fed up with her catankerous nature – Husband tells court

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Ekiti council cautions against roadside hawking

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Jamie Carragher: Sadio Mane is the first world-class Liverpool left winger in 30 years

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes Sadio Mane is the first world-class left winger for the Reds in 30 years.

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