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The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) in Ibadan has inaugurated a platform on irvingia (Ogbono) to optimally utilise socio-economic benefits of irvingia value chain.

Research Institute inaugurates platform on irvingia in Imo

The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) in Ibadan has inaugurated a platform on irvingia (Ogbono) to optimally utilise socio-economic benefits of irvingia value chain.

Imo government bans use of polytene bags

Imo State government has reiterated its determination to restore the state to its premier position as the cleanest and most beautiful state in the country through sustained aggressive environmental sanitation.

NDLEA seeks media partnership in fight drug abuse

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Imo has solicited the collaboration of the media in the fight against drug abuse in the state.

Orlu elders urges Imo governor to prosecute Senator Okorocha

Elders of Orlu Senatorial Zone of Imo State, under the aegis of Orlu Elders Council, have called on Governor Emeka Ihedioha to probe and prosecute the immediate past Governor of the State, Chief Rochas Okorocha.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC begins probe of ex-President Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project, arrests four

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday detained two top officials of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), the company which supervised execution of the $16 billion failed power projects.

Bus passenger arrested with police pistol

A passenger in a bus has been arrested for being in possession of a police pistol in Onitsha, Anambra State.

APC chieftain faults ruling on issuing certificate of return to Rochas Okorocha

Chief Alan B. Onyemaechi, veteran journalist and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Imo State chapter, has dismissed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on the senatorial victory of Owelle Rochas Okorocha, former Imo State governor, as a setback to the nation’s democratic journey to greatness.
Adams Oshiomhole and Rochas Okorocha

Imo West: Court orders INEC to issue Certificate of Return to Rochas Okorocha

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to immediately issue the Certificate of Return to the immediate-past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, as the Senator-Elect for the Imo West Senatorial District.
Emeka Ihedioha

Doctors call off two-month strike in Imo

The Imo state chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association on Wednesday called off its two months strike after meeting with the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 60 bandits, two suspected car thieves in Bauchi

No fewer than 60 bandits popularly called ‘Sara Suka’ were arrested within the Bauchi metropolis, the Bauchi Police Command has said.

Group moves to tackle unwanted pregnancies among women

Action Health Incorporated (AHI), a non-governmental organization with the support of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has begun collaboration with the Imo State Ministry of Health to implement the rollout of Sayana Press.

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.

Doctors commence strike in Imo

Medical doctors in Imo state owned hospitals and health facilities on Wednesday began an indefinite strike action.
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.
national assembly abuja

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.

Election: We have assembled more than 18 lawyers – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, on Friday, said the party had assembled more than 18 lawyers to go to court to contest the declaration of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, as the winner of the February 23 presidential election.

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Court remands labourer for allegedly defiling six-year-old girl

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 19-year-old labourer, Bashiru Ibrahim, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.

EU parliament president calls on leaders to grant Brexit delay

European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.
Wildlife officials found three more dead wild elephants in central Sri Lanka Saturday, raising the number believed to have been poisoned by angry villagers to seven.

More than 100 elephants die in Botswana in suspected anthrax outbreak

More than 100 elephants have died in Botswana in the past two months partly because of a suspected anthrax outbreak, the government has said.

NAFDAC tells bakers to maintain standard when producing bread

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has decried the lack of commitment to standard by members of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria in bread making.

South African Airways, Comair return grounded planes to service

South African Airways (SAA) and Comair began returning grounded planes to service on Wednesday a day after safety regulators flagged maintenance problems.