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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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Another veteran Nollywood actor passes on in Owerri

Osuji, said to have been diagnosed with kidney issues since 2006, battled the disease until he passed on in his native Umuokoro Awaka village in Owerri North Local Government of Imo State.

Police arrest couple for selling own baby for N400,000

The police in Imo State have arrested a couple, Glory and Ugochukwu Nwachukwu for selling their four-month-old son, Marvelous, for N400,000.

Imo Assembly approves Callistus Ekenze as new deputy governor

The Imo House of Assembly on Monday impeached the Deputy Governor of the state, Mr Eze Madumere, over alleged gross misconduct and appointed the Head of Service, Mr Callistus Ekenze, as his replacement.

#BBNaija: Miracle appointed Imo education ambassador

Big Brother Naija winner Miracle Igbokwe has been appointed by the Imo state government to serve as her education ambassador.

2019: Ex-Minister Ihenacho vows to help APGA to victory in Imo

Former governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo State, Captain Emmanuel Ihenacho (rtd), has vowed to support the party to victory in 2019 using his experience he gathered in 2015 when he contested for governor but lost to Governor Rochas Okorocha.

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Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

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IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.