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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

45-year old man chains children to stop misfortune

A 45-year-old man, Ochieze Chinedu Jude, has been arrested by the police at Aboh, Umulolo in Okigwe Local Government Area in Imo State for chaining his three children for allegedly being the reason for his bad luck in life.

Two dead, 14 rescued in Imo building collapse

At least two persons have died with many still trapped when an eight-storey building collapsed in Owerri, Imo State, Thursday evening.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police inspector found dead in Imo

Residents of Shell Camp, Owerri, the Imo State capital, were jolted, yesterday, when the lifeless body of a serving police inspector was found lying close to the Shell Camp Primary School.

Man stabs own mother, sets himself ablaze

The Imo State Police Command has arrested a man, Johnbosco Ejiogu, for stabbing his mother and then setting their home ablaze.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Imo father arrested for defiling 15-year old daughter

The Imo State Police Comand has arrested a 44-year-old man, Chinonso Okonkwo, for defiling his own daughter, 15, at Orji, Owerri North Local Government Area of the State.

Soldiers, youths clash over oil companies in Imo

Mgbala Agwa community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo state has been thrown into tension following a clash between the military and the youths of the area.
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Police: Investigation on NSCDC officer ongoing

The Imo state police command on Sunday said that the investigation on the officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Sydney Ogudoro, who allegedly shot dead a 2019 Action Alliance, AA, Senatorial Candidate in Imo state, Ndubuisi Emenike, has not been concluded.

Woman cuts husband’s tongue, nose

A medical doctor, Cherechi Okonko, has been admitted to the emergency unit of the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, Imo State, over the injuries inflicted on him by his wife.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abia State chapter, has asked the Supreme Court to reverse its January 14, 2020 judgment which sacked Emeka Ihedioha from office and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma, as the elected governor of Imo state.

Police ban protests in Imo

Barely 24 hours to the planned review of the January 14, 2020 supreme court judgement, the Imo state police command on Monday banned all protests linked to the judgement.

Pharmacist beats man to death In Imo

A man, Damian Ali, aged 55 was alleged to have been beaten to death by a pharmacist whose shop, Swift Tel Pharmacy is located at Umuguma roundabout in Owerri-west LGA of Imo State.
Mr Ndubuisi Emenike, the Action Alliance (AA’s) candidate in the Imo North Senatorial District in the 2019 National Assembly election, has been shot dead by an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Senatorial candidate shot dead by own escort

Mr Ndubuisi Emenike, the Action Alliance (AA’s) candidate in the Imo North Senatorial District in the 2019 National Assembly election, has been shot dead by an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Imo rerun: Governor Uzodinma, Senators Okorocha, Araraume team up

Ahead of this Saturday’s Okigwe North rerun election in Imo state, political momentum yesterday heightened in the area.
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Imo guber: Police warns Emeka Ihedioha’s supporters over planned protest

Imo State Police Command has warned those planning to publicly protest the sacking of Chief Emeka Ihedioha and installation of Senator Hope Uzodinma as Imo State Governor, by the Supreme Court, that it would not tolerate violence or hijacking of the process by hoodlums.
The police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, in a statement said that the protesting PDP members must ensure that nobody or group of people hijacked the protect.

Imo police threaten to arrest anybody who hijacks PDP protest

The police in Imo State on Saturday warned that it would decisively deal with anybody who will hijack the Peoples Democratic Party nationwide protest on Sunday.

Man smashes mother’s skull in Imo

47-year-old Sunday Agwim from Umuobom in Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State is in police net for killing his 62-year-old mother Christiana Agwim with a hammer.

Burglar dies after jumping from two storey building

The Imo state police command, on Friday, said that a suspected burglar, name Uche Akunacha, male, 41-year-old, died after he jumped from a window to escape.

Thugs kill suspended Imo councillor

A suspended councillor, Ahamefule Maduabuchi, was on Monday shot dead by unidentified thugs at Umundugba, the headquarters of Isu Local Government Area of Imo State, as he was trying to resume duty.
Music star Duncan Mighty was arrested Saturday morning by operatives of the Imo State Police Command over alleged fraud.

Police arrest Duncan Mighty for ‘N11 million fraud’

Music star Duncan Mighty was arrested Saturday morning by operatives of the Imo State Police Command over alleged fraud.

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Nigeria records 229 new coronavirus cases, total now 8068

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CAN seeks roundtable over reopening of churches, mosques in Ogun

The Ogun Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for a meeting between leaders of religious groups and the state government to discuss modalities for the reopening of worship centres.
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FIFA suspends Haiti football president accused of rape

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