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Family of slain corps member alleges cover up

The family of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Miss Lilian Ngbanwe, who was murdered recently, has raised alarm over alleged plots to cover up the crime and release the prime suspect, Eze.

Imo Assembly lifts suspension on five members

The Imo House of Assembly has lifted the suspension placed on five of its members, who were suspended in November 2018, for alleged un-parliamentary conduct.
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Senator Uzodinma: Governor Okorocha, Uche Nwosu have no political value in Imo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Imo State governorship candidate in the last general election, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has said Governor Rochas Okorocha and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, have no political value in the state having failed to win elections despite the deployment of state resources to their advantage.
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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.
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 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.

Rochas Okorocha: Hope Uzodimma can’t win election in Imo

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, yesterday said that Senator Hope Uzodimma, who is the state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has no capacity to win election in Imo.
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How F-SARS nabbed Imo most wanted kidnappers

Wild jubilation erupted in Owerri, Imo State capital, following reports that the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Police Command had arrested two most wanted armed robbers and kidnappers in the state.

APC sweeps Imo local government election

The Imo State Independent Electoral Commission has declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress as winners of Saturday’s local government election across the state.

APC wins Imo local council polls

The Imo State Independent Electoral Commission (ISIEC) has declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of Saturday’s local government election across the state.

Imo community backs lawmaker over alleged refusal of N50 million oath-taking

The people of Awo-Omamma community, which is the largest clan in Oru East State Constituency, have berated the leadership of the Imo State House of Assembly over the continued suspension of its representative in the Assembly, Hon. Nkenna John Nzeruo.

2019: APC does not belong to Governor Okorocha or his family – Senator Uzodimma

Chairman of the Southern Senators Forum, Senator Hope Uzodinma of Imo West Senatorial District, has taken a swipe at the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, insisting that the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, neither belongs to the governor nor does it belong to his family.

Eze Madumere: No going back on Imo guber

Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has opened up on his political travails, insisting no amount of persecution and blackmail can stop him from contesting the governorship of Imo State.

Police arrest alleged killers of Imo APC chieftain

Officers of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad have arrested the alleged killers of the All Progressives Congress chieftain in Imo state, Amos Akano.

Imo APC coalition disagrees with Governor Okorocha on council election

Imo All Progressive Congress, APC, Restoration Coalition, yesterday, said it would not accept a local government election, aimed at boosting the 2019 gubernatorial ambition of Okorocha’s son-in-law, Mr. Uche Nwosu.

Imo guber: 20 lawmakers endorse Governor Okorocha’s son-in-law

Twenty out of 27 Imo state lawmakers, yesterday, endorsed governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Mr. Uche Nwosu, for 2019 gubernatorial election in the state.

Governor Okorocha swears-in 28 commissioners, 27 local council transition c’ttee chairmen

Governor Rochas Okorocha has Sworn-in Twenty-Eight (28) new Commissioners and Twenty-Seven (27) Transition Committee Chairmen of the 27 Local Government Councils in the State, telling them that they have been appointed to come and prove their worths in the service of the State and her people.

Police nab suspected killers of Imo Catholic priest

Suspected killers of a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo, has been arrested.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.