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The police in Imo State have arrested a 40-year-old man, Uzoamaka Ugoanyanwu, said to be a notorious native doctor who allegedly prepares charms for members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN).
The only surviving suspected criminal gang member of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, that attacked Owerri, early hours of Sunday, Mr Stanley Osinachi, from Mbieri in Mbaitoli local government area of Imo state, said that their funding comes from their supporters abroad and that their charms were prepared by Aguleri native doctors in Anambra State.
The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Abutu Yaro, says gallant policemen have repelled attacks on police divisions in Umundugba, Isu council area, and Omuma.
The South East governors have been accused of being willing tools to powerful elements outside the zone which has made them to work against the collective interest of their people.
Traditional rulers in Imo State yesterday condemned the recent attack on the country home of the state Governor, Hope Uzodimma, at Omuma, calling on security agencies to carry out thorough investigations into what transpired and ensure that the culprits and their sponsors are brought to book.
Nationalist and first Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, yesterday, warned Ndigbo to be at alert, saying there is a grand plan to wipe Ndigbo out of Nigeria.
Measures initiated by security agencies to beef up surveillance in Owerri have resulted in traffic gridlocks in major roads in the state capital and its environs.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the attack on Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state’s residence, saying all hands must be on deck to fish out perpetrators of the crime.
Governors of the South-east and opinion leaders in the zone are currently in a closed-door security meeting at the Government House, Enugu State.
The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Professor George Obiozor has condemned the attack on the residence of the Governor of IMO state, Hope Uzodinma.
The Imo State Police Command has confirmed that three security operatives lost their lives on Saturday when gunmen attacked the country home of the state governor, Hope Uzodinma.
The Imo State government has confirmed the attack on the governor, Hope Uzodinma’s house in Omuma Oru East council area on Saturday by unknown gunmen.
The gunmen who invaded the governor’s village house in Omuma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state in early hours of Saturday killed two security men on duty before torching it.
Protests have started in Imo State, against Senator Rochas Okorocha representing Imo West Senatorial District, following the controversies that trailed the Okorocha unsealing the government sealed Royal Spring Palm Estate linked to his wife, Nkechi.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has said that he will not owe any worker or pensioner in the state or local government civil service their salaries, pensions or entitlements during his tenure as governor.
The Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress has appointed a former National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, as chairman of its South-South reconciliation committee.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Health officials in India's richest state have urged authorities to step up preparations against a possible third wave of coronavirus infections, they said on Friday, as lockdowns eased less than a month after a surge that killed thousands.
For allegedly fraternising with the South West Agenda for 2023 (SWAGA), a political platform rooting for the Presidential aspiration of the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, Ekiti chapter, has again suspended two members of the party.
Old foes England and Scotland will do battle on Friday inside Wembley stadium in Group D of the on-going European Championship.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and other ports agencies, has inaugurated a Port Standing Task Team (PSTT) in the Eastern Ports of Port Harcourt and Onne as part of the on-going collaboration to ensure the full implementation of the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) will soon be self-funding and stop drawing salaries and allocations from the Federal Government.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Screening Committee has screened and cleared all the 14 Anambra State governorship aspirants ahead of the party’s primary scheduled for July 26.
A Selecao will be determined to make a strong start on Tuesday considering the strength of Group F, but Hungary are now a team to be taken extremely seriously at this level of football.
In a statement posted on his official Twitter page, the 20-time grand slam champion said: “It’s never an easy decision to take, but after listening to my body and discuss it with my team, I understand that it is the right decision.”
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday faulted the insinuations in some quarters that he was pampering bandits and terrorists while dealing with agitators ruthlessly.