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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.

Prophet kidnaps, kills church member in Owerri

One Michael Mbonu, prophet of Christ Army Ministry in Ulakpo, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo state, has allegedly kidnapped and killed his church member, Princewill Ezeji.

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.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor urges communities to withdraw case against Airforce

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo has called for peace between the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and its host communities over a land dispute, according to Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, in a statement.

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.

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.

Six Imo lawmakers defect to PDP

Six members of the Imo House of Assembly on Monday dumped their parties for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Right Revered Geoffrey Okorafor, has commended the upper legislative chamber for the decision it took over plans by the federal government to down grade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Enugu airport: Anglican bishop commends Senate action

Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Right Revered Geoffrey Okorafor, has commended the upper legislative chamber for the decision it took over plans by the federal government to down grade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

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.
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Anglican bishop: N30,000 too small for Nigerian worker

Rt. Rev. Geoffrey E. Okorafor, an Anglican priest, has said that the N30,000 new national minimum wage is too small considering the plight of the average Nigerian worker.
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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.

Primate Okoh urges Nigerians to prioritise 2019 polls

Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, has urged Nigerians of voting age to exercise civic duty by voting into office competent politicians for the advancement of the nation.
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National Assembly promises to accelerate passage of minimum wage bill

The House of Representatives Committee on Labour, Employment and Productivity has said the National Assembly would give the minimum wage bill accelerated hearing and passage.

Rochas Okorocha: Adams Oshiomhole is the ‘Father of Familiocracy’

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State as again slammed the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, accusing him of nepotism.
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Police smash kidnapping, child trafficking syndicate in Imo

Operatives of the Imo State Police command have smashed a kidnapping and child trafficking syndicate that have been responsible for many incidents of abductions 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.

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Jose Mourinho meets Tottenham squad after being named as new boss

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Group advocates reduction in age of access to SRH services

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Senate issues 7-day ultimatum to CBN, FIRS, others

The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.

Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
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Key nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.