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Eze Madumere: Oppression’ll end in Imo after polls

Imo State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, has assured the citizenry that oppression, intimidation and all anti-people policies will end in the state, after this year’s polls.

Heartland thrash Plateau United 3-0 in Owerri

Heartland football club of Owerri thrashed league favourite Plateau United 3-0 in the match day two of Nigeria professional football league at Dan Ayam stadium in Owerri on Wednesday.
Atiku Abubakar

Election: Igbo Assembly backs Atiku Abubakar for presidency

Igbo Assembly, a socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo nation, has warned that the Igbo would not support any presidential candidate rabidly opposed to restructuring the nation, saying that it has thrown its weight behind the aspiration of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: Presidential panel on SARS receives 103 complaints

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr Tony Ojukwu, said on Monday that 103 complaints of alleged human rights violations were received by the Presidential Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
APC Imo

Three injured as crisis erupts at APC rally in Owerri

A rally organised on Saturday by the All Progressives Congress at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, Imo State suffered a crisis.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Aisha Buhari urges women, youths to protect your votes

The Wife of the President and leader of the Presidential Campaign team for women and youths, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has advised Nigerian women and youths not to leave the polling booths after voting on the election day but wait until the votes are counted and recorded.

Operation Python Dance: GOC urges troops to respect human rights, foster peaceful co-existence

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Abubakar Maikobi, has urged troops of operation Egwu Eke III to respect human rights and foster peaceful co-existence.

Heartland FC unveils 15 new players

Nigeria professional football league side Heartland Football Club of Owerri unveiled 15 new players ahead of the coming 2018/2019 NPFL season which is expected to start on Sunday, January 13th, 2019.

Elections: Police reaffirm commitment to security for all in Imo

Imo State Police command said it was committed to the security of lives and property during the forthcoming general elections scheduled to hold in February and March.

Elections: NOA to commence nationwide sensitisation to curb voided votes

Dr Garba Abari, the Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA), says the agency is set to commence nationwide sensitisation against vote buying, selling and the challenges of voided votes.

IGP Ibrahim Idris recalls Imo CP two days after their redeployment

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has recalled Dasuki Galadanchi to Imo State as the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Command two days after he was transferred out of the state.

Governor Okorocha warns religious leaders, traditional rulers against partisan politics

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has urged religious leaders and traditional rulers to shun partisan politics, avoid actions and utterances that could give the impression that they are involved in politics.

New Year: Governor Okorocha warns Imo electorate against electing criminals

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has urged religious and traditional leaders to shun partisan politics and avoid actions and utterances that could give the impression that they are involved in politics.

New Year: Governor Okorocha urges Nigerians to be positive

Governor of Imo State and chairman, Progressives Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has urged Nigerians to be positive about 2019, hoping that 2019 would favour the nation and her people.

New Year: Cleric urges federal government to overhaul nation’s security

With the countdown to the nation’s 2019 general elections, Rt. Rev. Stafford Nwogu, Presiding Bishop of Praise Centre Church International, an arm of Praise Centre Ministries Worldwide has called on the Federal Government to commence measures for a thorough and clinical overhaul of the nation’s security network.

FUTO gets $6 million to execute World Bank project

The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), has been given a grant of $6 million to execute a World Bank project under the aegis of Africa Centre for Excellence, funded by the World Bank.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

Opposition coalition sues Muhammadu Buhari over alleged plan to extend Ibrahim Idris’ tenure

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, the Police Service Commission (PSC), and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, before the Federal High Court, Abuja, to stop what it described as the illegal and unlawful plot by the president to extend the tenure of the IGP beyond January 19, 2019.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.

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WBC orders Fury/Wilder rematch negotiations

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Gombe United’s Alhassan Yusuf promises fans good outing in Premier league

Gombe United assistant captain Alhassan Yusuf has promised fans of the team that they will do well in the premier league ahead of the team’s start to the premier league where they will join in the next set of league matches on matchday 3.
Bishop Sunday Onuoha,

Bishop Onuoha: Boko Haram insurgency may spread to Bauchi, Taraba, Gombe

The Co-Chairman, Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, has warned that the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East may spread to Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states.
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Kenya attack: 50 still missing after al-Shabab hotel raid

Fifty people remained missing on Thursday as Kenyan security forces searched for suspects involved in the brazen attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that killed 21 people.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

British premier Theresa May reaches out to rivals in Brexit deadlock

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces deadlock on Thursday over a new Brexit plan, after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote sparked by the crushing defeat of her EU withdrawal deal.