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Governor Okorocha’s media aide decries public protest against new university

Mr Sam Onwuemeodo, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, has decried the public protest against the siting of the University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at Umuagwo.

Governor Okorocha sets up governing councils for new tertiary institutions

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has set up governing councils for the three newly established tertiary institutions in the state.
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NUC approves new university for Imo

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the take-off of the University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences in Imo, as the 49th state owned University in the country.
Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, announced the formal upgrading of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, to a full-fledged university.

Governor Okorocha upgrades Imo poly to degree awarding institution

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, announced the formal upgrading of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, to a full-fledged university.

Imo agog as Emeka Ihedioha emerges governor-elect

The joy of Imolites knew no bounds yesterday following the declaration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Owerri.

NEPAD: Climate change impedes agricultural yields

Mrs Gloria Akobundu, the National Coordinator of New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) in Nigeria, says climate change is impeding agricultural processes leading to reduction in crop yields.

Court awards N20m damages to family of victim of police killing

A high court sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State Capital, to the family of Mr. Ikechukwu Uwagbaokwuin who was shot by a trigger-happy police officer in Umuahia on September 10, 2015.

Police rescue three stolen babies, arrest six suspects

The Imo State Police Command has arrested a six-woman-child-trafficking syndicate, which allegedly specialised in stealing children from churches and selling them to buyers.

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