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26-year old notorious suspect declared wanted for attacking policemen

The Imo State Police Command has declared one Uju Promise Ekene Amadi, wanted over alleged involvement in series of armed robbery and kidnap cases in the state.

Fuel tanker fire averted by Police, NSCDC in Imo

What could have turned into a fatal fire disaster has been averted by the Imo State Police Command and its sister agency, the Ngeria Security and Civil Defence Agency (NSCDC), after a tanker laden with about 30 litres of fuel fell along Port Harcourt Road, Owerri.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Official: Abia to utilise $200 million World Bank facility to construct roads, drainage system

Chief Eziuche Ubani, the Commissioner for Works in Abia, has said that the $200m World Bank facility, being expected by the state government, will be judiciously utilised to construct 506 kilometers of roads and drainage system in different parts of the state.

Groups set fresh agenda for Governor Ikpeazu’s second tenure

Some stakeholders in Abia have called on Gov Okezie Ikpeazu to improve on his performance in his second tenure by concentrating on workers welfare and infrastructure development.

Imo elections: INEC suspends announcement of results

Announcement of results has ended in a fight at the Imo state Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, along Port Harcourt Road in Owerri, Imo state.

Imo elections: INEC sacks collation, returning officers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo State, has sacked all its trained collation and returning officers and has replaced them with fresh hands.
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) in State House on 5th Nov 2018

God’swill Eluemunoh: Nothing to show Muhammadu Buhari is unpopular in South East

A former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. God’swill Eluemunoh, has said that there is no empirical evidence to show that President Muhammadu Buhari is unpopular in the South-East.

Uche Nwosu: Being Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law doesn’t disqualify me from being governor

Uche Nwosu, the Chief of Staff to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said being a son-in-law to the governor does not ‘disqualify’ him from succeeding his boss in office.

Imo, Zamfara APC candidates missing from INEC guber lists

Unless there are fresh developments such as judicial interventions, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field gubernatorial candidates in Imo and Zamfara states next year.

Alex Otti’s aide accuses Governor Ikpeazu of poor performance

Mr Ferdinand Ekeoma, the Media Assistant to Dr Alex Otti, has accused the Abia Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, of performing badly in office.

Official: Abia government‘ll stop depending on federal allocation by 2022

Abia State Government will cease to depend on federal allocation from 2022 when the return on government’s current investment in oil palm will be sufficient enough to finance the state.

Governor Ikpeazu has performed – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has said the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has performed in the delivery of democracy dividend.

Fire razes Imo deputy governor’s house, gas station

Fire on Wednesday and Thursday gutted five houses in different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital, including that of the state’s Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere.

Governor Ikpeazu orders immediate payment of workers’ salaries

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has ordered the immediate commencement of payment of backlog of salaries to teachers and pensioners in the state, the state Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, has said.

2019: Imo women protest to INEC office

Hundreds of women from Imo State, yesterday, staged a road walk to the Owerri office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, calling for the inclusion of women in the process of governance.

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