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Imo council chairmen, councillors barricade Assembly

Elected Council Chairmen and Councillors in Imo State on Monday, stormed the Imo State House of Assembly, barricading the entrance to protest reported plan by the Lawmakers to terminate their tenure.

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.
The Gregory University Uturu, Okigwe, Abia, says the institution has awarded scholarship to two young lads who got the highest scores in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Gregory University awards scholarship to two highest scorers in 2019 UTME

The Gregory University Uturu, Okigwe, Abia, says the institution has awarded scholarship to two young lads who got the highest scores in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
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Lobi Stars pip Enugu Rangers in Makurdi

Champions Lobi Stars beat Rangers 1-0 in their Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-19 fixture at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi.

Governor Okorocha sets up governing councils for new tertiary institutions

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has set up governing councils for the three newly established tertiary institutions in the state.
The suspects, Sunday Igwe, alias School Boy, Michael Ahmefula, Oyebuchi Echefule, Ndubusi Isaac, Victor Dagogo, Chima Okoro and John Edet were arrested last week by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, led by Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari.

How we kidnapped, killed US soldier in Imo – suspects

A seven-member notorious kidnapping gang have recounted how they killed an American soldier in Okigwe area of Imo State in 2017.

NPFL: MFM, FC IfeanyiUbah maintain top spots as Insurance continues free fall

Bendel Insurance’s road trip to Lagos ended a fruitless journey yesterday as MFM FC earned maximum points to stay on top of the Group A of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).
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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.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Elections: IGP Adamu deploys nine police commissioners to Taraba, eight to Benue

Similarly, eight CPs are also posted to Benue State to supervise eight local government areas. In the same vein, six CPs are deployed to Plateau to supervise six local government areas, while two CPs are deployed to Imo State to supervise two local government areas.

Imo elections: Senatorial candidate’s aide shot

Two men on a motorbike, on Thursday, shot at Nnamdi Nsorom, an aide to the Imo West Senatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential and National Assembly election, Jones Onyereri.

INEC declares Okigwe North senatorial election inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Okigwe North Senatorial election in Imo State inconclusive.
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INEC declares Imo North senatorial election ‘inconclusive’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tuesday “declared inconclusive” the senatorial election in Imo North.
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.

Thugs set ablaze INEC office in Imo

Political thugs on Sunday night set ablaze the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State.

Election: Court bars INEC from listing APC candidate in Imo

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has been barred from fielding candidate for Ehime/Mbano/Ihitte Uboma Federal Constituency (Okigwe South) in Imo State.
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Election: Celebrities seeking elective offices

Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.
6 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

Elections: INEC begins distribution of sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday failed to start the distribution of electoral sensitive materials in Imo State as had been earlier scheduled.
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Coach Usman Adams delighted with Kada City’s comeback win over El Kanemi

Kada City head coach Usman Adams says he’s delighted his wards finally proved they belong to the elite division following their 2-1 win over high flying El Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri in Kaduna on Wednesday.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.

Cristiano Ronaldo targets Euro 2020 glory with Nations League champions Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun: I’m focused on winning AFCON with Super Eagles in Egypt

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun says he is keeping his eyes on the ultimate prize at the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations which kicks off in less than a forthnight in Egypt.
Bayern Munich midfielder Rafinha has confirmed that he will leave the Bundesliga giants at the end of the season.

Rafinha recruited by Flamengo after Bayern Munich exit

Rafinha has returned to his native Brazil with Flamengo after eight years at Bayern Munich.
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Governor Obaseki: My supposed quarrel with Adams Oshiomhole is fake news

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has described the alleged infraction between him and his predecessor and National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as fake news.
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Governor Ikpeazu saves eight from hangman’s noose

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commuted death sentences passed on eight condemed prisoners in the state to life imprisonment just and he granted pardon to 15 others.