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Robbery scare disrupts court proceedings in Imo

Court proceedings at Umuelemai, the headquarters of Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State was on Friday disrupted as gunshots rent the air.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police arrest suspect over abduction of musician at beer parlour

Men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police command have arrested one Chioma Okorie Uzoemenna in connection with the abduction of a popular Imo entertainer, Izuchukwu Christopher Obiakor

Police arrest dreaded kidnapper, rescue victim in Imo

The Anti-kidnapping Unit of the Imo State police command on Wednesday arrested a kidnap kingpin, Izuchukwu Chukwuma.

Police foil attempt to blackmail Imo federal lawmaker

The Police in Imo have described as “frivolous and unfounded” the allegation of rape levelled against Kingsley Uju, a member of the House of Representatives.

Gunmen murder aide to chairman of Imo assets recovery committee

Gunmen suspected to be political assailants have killed Bruno Uchechukwu, the personal assistant to the chairman of Imo State committee on the Recovery of Stolen Movable Assets belonging to the Imo State government, Jasper Ndubuaku.

Imo guber: Police beef up security ahead judgment

The Imo State Police Command has beefed up security in the state ahead of the judgment of the Imo State election petition tribunal.

CP: Why we withdrew policemen from Imo recovery committee

The Imo State Police Command has defended its decision to withdraw its personnel attached to the Imo State Committee for Recovery of Government Property led by Jasper Ndubuaku.

Retired policeman kills man at Imo festival

Tragedy struck in Imo State on Friday after a retired policeman, Emezim Duru, shot and killed a yet-to-be-identified man at an ongoing festival in the state.
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Gunmen kidnap Imo Anglican Bishop’s wife

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted the wife of the Anglican Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese, Emmanuel Maduwuike, on Friday.

Three feared killed as armed hoodlums attack Imo community

Palpable tension has gripped the people of Mgbuisi in Ohaji/Egbema local council area of Imo State, following the invasion and killing of three indigenes of the community, by armed hoodlums.

Tension as herdsmen fight over missing cows in Imo

Scores of herdsmen in Agbala, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo state on Tuesday were severely wounded after a band of herders freely used dangerous weapons on each other following a disagreement over missing cows.

Imo: Police nab four fake car buyers, recover vehicle

Officers of Operation Puff Adder of the Nigerian Police, Imo State command, have arrested four persons, who posed as car buyers to dispossess the owner of a vehicle in Owerri.
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Kidnappers release abducted Police wrestler after N.2 million ransom

The abducted Nigeria Police athlete, Constable Esther Okpokwe, has been released by suspected kidnappers who seized her on her way to the 3rd Governor Dickson Wrestling Classics in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State, on Sunday.

Police bust six-man child trafficking syndicate in Imo

The Imo State Police Command has apprehended operators of a notorious child stealing and trafficking syndicate based in the state with a spread across the country.

FUTO graduate drowns in a swimming pool

Less than two months after three students of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) were found dead after taking tramadol and other harmful drugs, a graduate of the University has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.

Gunmen raid ex-Governor Okorocha’s home

Unknown gunmen, suspected to be hired assassins, Friday night, raided the country home of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha in Ogboko, Ideato South Council Area of Imo State.

Three killed, others wounded as cultists clash in Imo

No fewer than three persons were Sunday night murdered in the Mechanic Village area of Owerri, the Imo State capital following a bloody clash between rival cult gangs.
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Three undergraduates die during sex romp in Owerri

The police in Imo State have confirmed the death of the third student who allegedly engaged in a sex romp in the state on Tuesday.

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Bandits abduct university engineer in Anambra

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Edo APC exco sacks Anselm Ojezua, elects David Imoise as acting chair

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
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Donald Trump open to deal with democrats over Barack Obama’s DACA programme

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signalled that he would be open to striking a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme if the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold his decision to repeal the initiative.

Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.