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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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Imo election: Orlu elders seek peaceful polls

The governorship bid of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer, RT. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has received a major boost as Orlu Elders Council unanimously endorsed his candidature ahead of the March 9th polls.
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.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA arraigns two over allegation of drug trafficking

National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday, arraigned a man, Ilomuanya Uzoma, also known as Uzo, before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, for allegedly operating and financing a hard drug cartel, Drug Trafficking Organisation, DTO.

Election: Governor Okorocha explains senatorial ambition

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Saturday explained why he is seeking to be elected into the Senate in the general elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Imo, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, says he will pay special attention to the welfare of the people, if elected.

Imo APC faction expels Senator Uzodinma

The Daniel Nwafor-led faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Imo state has expelled the party’s gubernatorial candidate Hope Uzondinma ahead of the forthcoming general election.

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Ohanaeze condemns attack on Senator Ekweremadu by IPOB in Germany

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has condemned the attack on the former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in Germany.

Former APC national chairman calls for merit in government appointments

Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has called for merit as a requirement in making government appointments in Nigeria.
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Family members urge Head of Service to quit over fraud allegation

The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, who confirmed being invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering on contract scam to the tune of N3 billion and duty tour allowance falsification and fraud case, is being pressurized by family members to resign.

IPOB members beat up Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

Some members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), in Nuremberg, Germany, yesterday, attacked the former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.

Bayelsa governor set up campaign committee to pick PDP guber candidate

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would on Monday August 19 inaugurate a campaign committee nicknamed Restoration Governorship election Primary Committee says the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso- Markson.