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[Opinion] Unknown Gunmen Attacks In The South-East And The Challenges of Leadership

The South-East region of Nigeria, which is home to the Igbos, has recently become a haven for unidentified gunmen who have been going around in the region, attacking security agents, individuals, and government infrastructures in the region. The five states in the South-East, have all had their fair share of barbaric attacks and killings by some unknown gunmen.

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[Opinion] Unknown Gunmen Attacks In The South-East And The Challenges of Leadership

SOCIETY

Two tragic incidents that recently took place in Imo State (details)

Within a couple of days, Imo State Government has recorded so many tragic incidents within the State. Meanwhile, today's article features two tragic incidents that recently took place in Imo State. 1. Killing of two traditional rulers by unknown gunmen. Just a few days ago, reports have it that two traditional rulers who were having a meeting with other stakeholders were shot dead by unknown gunmen.

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Two tragic incidents that recently took place in Imo State (details)

MILITARY

Why there should not be a repeat of Izombe crisis as another soldier got killed in Ohaji, Imo state

A Soldier has recently been murdered in Etekuru Ohaji Egbema LGA of imo state. Reports claims that the Soldier was ambushed and killed while his rifle was stolen. The incident in Ohaji was as a result of a clash between youths and security operatives as the community observed the sit-at-home order following Nnamdi kanu's arraignment in court, and the killing of 2 traditional rulers in neighbouring villages.

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Why there should not be a repeat of Izombe crisis as another soldier got killed in Ohaji, Imo state

POLITICS

What Buhari Has Done That Suggest That He Is Not In Loggerheads With The Igbos

There is this popular belief that the Igbos' are not loved by the President. But I don't think that belief is true. There are several things that the president has done that suggest that he loves the people from the South-East, but in this article, we will look at two things he has done for the Igbos'.

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What Buhari Has Done That Suggest That He Is Not In Loggerheads With The Igbos

ENTERTAINMENT

2 Big Brother Naija season 6 Housemates that Cubana Chiefpriest have had issues with

Pascal Chibuike Okechukwu popularly known as Cubana Chiefpriest, is a controversial Nigerian show promoter and businessman, who hails from Owerri in Imo state, Nigeria. Cubana Chiefpriest is a successful businessman who is known for his flamboyant lifestyle. He is the owner of Club Xhrine, which is one among his business establishments in the country.

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2 Big Brother Naija season 6 Housemates that Cubana Chiefpriest have had issues with

ENTERTAINMENT

"The Billionaire Son of A Multi Billionaire" - Cubana Chief Priest Praises Davido

Nigerian socialite, Paschal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, took to his Instagram page on Wednesday, October 21, 2021, and sang the praises of singer Davido. Cubana Chief is known for hyping the 'Jowo' crooner on social media at every opportunities.

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SOCIETY

[Opinion] The Burning of Houses In Imo Community By Soldiers, And Why Such Act Should Be Discouraged

It is no longer news that just recently, there was a violent clash between some soldiers and youths believed to be oil thieves in Izombe community of Imo state. The violent clash which claimed the life of one of the youths, and a soldier, saw more soldiers invade the community, and burn about 50 houses (source: Vanguard Newspaper).

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[Opinion] The Burning of Houses In Imo Community By Soldiers, And Why Such Act Should Be Discouraged

SOCIETY

Why The Government Should Increase The Number Of Security Operatives In Prisons Across Nigeria.

Several news are presently trending in Nigeria on how prisons have been invaded by gun men to set the inmates free, which is happening as a result of the rate of insecurity that is so alarming in the federation of Nigeria. One of the examples of this incidents was the one that happened in Oyo state nigeria, this news was reported by the punch news on the 23rd of October, 2021 where the gun men attacked the facility with explosive ammunitions around 10:30pm on 22nd of October 2021 and set the inmates free.

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Why The Government Should Increase The Number Of Security Operatives In Prisons Across Nigeria.

MILITARY

Two Ways To Prevent The Rise Of Further Attacks On Soldiers In Imo State Communities

There has been a lot of tension in Imo state in recent weeks after hoodlums started causing issues in some parts of the state which has led to clashes between the hoodlums and soldiers. (Photo used for descriptive purpose) Soldiers at a checkpoint in a community Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Two Ways To Prevent The Rise Of Further Attacks On Soldiers In Imo State Communities

SOCIETY

One Killed As Gunmen Burn Down Police Station

In the late hours of yesterday, unknown gunmen invaded and brought to ashes an Imo state police station, Orlu area command to be specific, killing a police inspector in the process. The gunmen were also said to suffer the loss of three men during the exchange of gunfire that occurred between them and the police.

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One Killed As Gunmen Burn Down Police Station

SOCIETY

2 Implications of The Release of Prisoners In Abolongo Prison, Oyo State By Unknown Gunmen

The waves of gunmen attack and killings in the country, has undoubtedly become a source of concern to many well-meaning Nigerians. The attacks, which are often targeted at security formations, and correctional facilities, have huge implications for the safety and security of citizens. Despite this, some groups of unknown gunmen have continued to carry out their nefarious attacks and killings without any regard to human lives.

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2 Implications of The Release of Prisoners In Abolongo Prison, Oyo State By Unknown Gunmen

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: FIRS Proposes Road Infrastructure Tax, Monarch’s Palace Razed In Imo

FIRS proposes road infrastructure tax The Federal Inland Revenue Service, says it is proposing the introduction of Road Infrastructure Tax in Nigeria, to make the informal sector contribute to building a modern society. The Executive Chairman of FIRS, Muhammad Nami, disclosed this on Thursday while receiving a delegation of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, led by its National President, Chris Isiguzo, in his office, in Abuja.

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Today's Headlines: FIRS Proposes Road Infrastructure Tax, Monarch’s Palace Razed In Imo

POLITICS

Monarch's House Razed In Imo: The Growing Lack Of Respect For Traditional Rulers In The East

It is indeed worrisome that our traditional rulers are no more spared in the unreasonable attacks that have been going on in the East for a long time now. In fact, traditional rulers are now one of the heavy casualties of the attacks. In a report made on Punch News on the 22nd of October 2021, the traditional ruler of the Etekwuru community in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government area of Imo state, Eze Kenneth Okereke, narrowly escaped death after some hoodlums attacked his home and razed it.

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Monarch's House Razed In Imo: The Growing Lack Of Respect For Traditional Rulers In The East

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Senate Faults FG Rising Recurrent Votes, Gunmen Set Imo Police Station Ablaze

Senate faults FG rising recurrent votes, overhead amidst job embargo The Senate, on Thursday, berated the executive arm of government over the increment in recurrent expenditure and overhead in annual national budgets despite the embargo placed on employment by the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.

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Today's Headlines: Senate Faults FG Rising Recurrent Votes, Gunmen Set Imo Police Station Ablaze

POLITICS

Imo Youths insist Ihedioha must account for N3.5bn loan allegedly obtained without approval

Youths under the platform of the Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths (GACIY) are adamant that Chief Emeka Ihedioha, who governed Imo State between May 2019 and January 2020, must give an account of a N3.5bn loan allegedly obtained by his administration without the approval of the State's House of Assembly.

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Imo Youths insist Ihedioha must account for N3.5bn loan allegedly obtained without approval

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Hoodlums Raze Imo Police Station; Soldiers Kill Four IPOB Members In Abia

Hoodlums raze Imo police station amidst downpour, free suspects Hoodlums set fire to the Isiala Mbano divisional police headquarters in Imo State on Thursday. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The hoodlums, who also set detained suspects free, struck amidst a downpour. The attackers, armed with explosives, reportedly struck around 7 p.m.

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Today's Headlines: Hoodlums Raze Imo Police Station; Soldiers Kill Four IPOB Members In Abia

SOCIETY

Imo Station Attack: Nobody Died says a police.

The Imo State police order on Friday said no one kicked the bucket in an assault on the Isiala Mbano Divisional Police headquarter situated at Umuelemai on Thursday. This is coming after indigenes said a female cop was shot dead when the hoodlums struck. An assertion by the order's spokeperson Michael Abattam, said the police operatives engaged the assailants when they struck and that no arms were lost during the assault despite the fact that they damaged a part of the structure.

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Imo Station Attack: Nobody Died says a police.

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Uzodinma Swears In New Acting Chief Judge, Sokoto Assembly Passes N2.5bn Budget

Uzodinma swears in new Acting Chief Judge Governor Hope Uzodimma, on Thursday swore-in a new Acting Chief Judge of Imo State, Hon. Justice Theresa Eberechukwu Chukwuemeka Chikeka, at the Government House, Owerri, charging her to see the appointment as a solemn call to duty.

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Today's Headlines: Uzodinma Swears In New Acting Chief Judge, Sokoto Assembly Passes N2.5bn Budget

SOCIETY

Gunmen Attack Imo Police Station And Free Suspects

Unknown gunmen on Thursday night attacked and set ablaze the Divisional Police Headquarters in Umuelemai, Isiala Mbano Local Government Area, Imo state. The incident happened at about 7:00 p.m, when the hoodlums carrying arms while it was raining, attacked the Station and set the suspects in the cell free.

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Gunmen Attack Imo Police Station And Free Suspects

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Bandits Kidnap newly mobilised corps member, Soldier Clash With Youths In Imo

Bandits kidnap newly mobilised corps member in zamfara A newly mobilised corps member, Iorliam Jennifer Awashima, has been kidnapped on her way to Kebbi State where she was posted. Bandits attacked the vehicle Ms Awashima was traveling in along a highway in Tsafe Local Government of Zamfara State on Tuesday.

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Today's Headlines: Bandits Kidnap newly mobilised corps member, Soldier Clash With Youths In Imo