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POLITICS

The Assassination Of 3 Imo Traditional Rulers & The Need For Collective Security In The East

According to The PUNCH, three traditional rulers were gruesomely murdered by unknown gunmen in Imo State on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The traditional rulers were having a stakeholders’ meeting at the Njaba local council headquarters at Nnenasa when the gunmen stormed the location. Three traditional rulers died in the process while several others were gravely injured.

  6 months ago ago
The Assassination Of 3 Imo Traditional Rulers & The Need For Collective Security In The East

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Police Inspector Killed In Deadly Attack, I’ve No Mission With Twitter In US -Lai

Police inspector, six others killed in deadly attack in Imo Seven people were killed in Imo State, Nigeria’s South-east, on Monday, when some gunmen ambushed a convoy transporting workers to a facility belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria. Photo credit: Premium Time

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Police Inspector Killed In Deadly Attack, I’ve No Mission With Twitter In US -Lai

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Attack Community In Imo State, Buhari Congratulates Zambian President-Elect

Gunmen Attack Community In Imo State. Photo Credit: Daily Trust Some unidentified gunmen attacked an oil firm in Assa, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area, Imo State. According to reports, four workers were shot dead multiple times during the attack. Mr Mike Abattam, the Police Spokesman confirmed this incidence to the media earlier today.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Attack Community In Imo State, Buhari Congratulates Zambian President-Elect

SOCIETY

One Vital Question Uchenna Chukwu, The Arrested IPOB Kingpin Should Be Asked While In Police Custody

Uchenna Chukwu, one of the Kingpins of IPOB was arrested on Friday by the Nigerian police in Imo State. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette His arrest was disclosed on Friday by Mike Abattam (A police spokesman) in Imo State. According to him, Uchenna Chukwu was arrested in Ehime-Mbano local government are of Imo State.

  7 months ago ago
One Vital Question Uchenna Chukwu, The Arrested IPOB Kingpin Should Be Asked While In Police Custody

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Police Inspector Killed In Imo, Abba Kyari's Report Hasn't Been Submitted -Police

Police Inspector Killed In Imo Photo credit: Premium Times Seven people were killed in Imo State, Nigeria’s South-east, on Monday, when some gunmen ambushed a convoy transporting workers to a facility belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria. Six of the victims were employed by a services company, Lee Engineering Company, which has a contract with Shell, according to Mike Abattam, the police spokesperson in Imo State, on Wednesday.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Police Inspector Killed In Imo, Abba Kyari's Report Hasn't Been Submitted -Police

SOCIETY

Arrest Of IPOB Kingpin: Two Things Igbos Should Expect After Police Arrested Uchenna Chukwu In Imo

The police has said that they have arrested one of the kingpins of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Uchenna Chukwu, in Imo. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette In a statement issued in Owerri on Friday, a police spokesman in the state, Mike Abattam, said the IPOB Kingpin was arrested at Ehime-Mbano local government area.

  7 months ago ago
Arrest Of IPOB Kingpin: Two Things Igbos Should Expect After Police Arrested Uchenna Chukwu In Imo

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.

  6 months ago ago
One Killed As Gunmen Burn Down Police Station

MILITARY

Killing Of Traditional Rulers In Imo State: 2 Things Government Could Do To Remedy The Incident

The series of attacks launched by unknown gunmen in Imo state has raised so much tension to the extent that so many Nigerians have started reacting towards it. Nevertheless, Imo State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of two traditional rulers in the Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State.

  6 months ago ago
Killing Of Traditional Rulers In Imo State: 2 Things Government Could Do To Remedy The Incident

MILITARY

The Clash Between IPOB And Imo Police Over The Killing Of Monarchs May Help To End IPOB Activities

The activities of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South-East have been a thing of concern to many Nigerians, the tension raised by IPOB has also gotten to the extent where prominent Nigerians are now reacting towards it. It is unfortunate to know that The Indigenous People of Biafra through their leader Nnamdi Kanu have been seeking the division of Nigeria without knowing that Nigeria cannot divide.

  6 months ago ago
The Clash Between IPOB And Imo Police Over The Killing Of Monarchs May Help To End IPOB Activities

POLITICS

I Will Help To Fight Insecurity In Imo State - President Buhari

President Buhari was at Imo State to inaugurate certain infrastructural projects and address the deficits involved. He landed at Sam Mbakwe Airport and he was received by several dignitaries. The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma expressed gratitude to President Buhari for visiting some of the completed projects.

  8 months ago ago
I Will Help To Fight Insecurity In Imo State - President Buhari

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 7 Dead In Kano Autocrash; 2 Dead In Imo Traditional Rulers Gunmen Attack

Seven feared dead in Kano auto crash Not fewer than seven persons were confirmed dead following a motor accident that occured along Kibiya road in Rano Local Governnent Area of Kano State. It was gathered that the accident occured when a motorcycle rider overtook and the result was a collision between an open truck “canter” with registration number GGE 114 XF and a Golf 3 saloon with registration number DAL 534 XA.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 7 Dead In Kano Autocrash; 2 Dead In Imo Traditional Rulers Gunmen Attack

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Sit At Home Enforcers Allegedly Kill Imo Priest, Dangyadi Speaks About Bandits.

Sit At Home Enforcers Allegedly Kill Imo Priest. The enforcers of the Sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday allegedly killed an Anglican Priest, whose name was given as Reverend Emeka Merenu, of St Andrew Personage in Ihitteukwa in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo state.

  8 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Sit At Home Enforcers Allegedly Kill Imo Priest, Dangyadi Speaks About Bandits.

SOCIETY

Some unknown gunmen attack and kill two traditional rulers in Imo

The Nigerian police in Imo State, have affirmed the killing of two traditional rulers in the state. The incident occurred on Tuesday at Nnenasa in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo, said the spokperson for the police in Imo State, Mike Abattam, as per a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

  6 months ago ago
Some unknown gunmen attack and kill two traditional rulers in Imo

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Police Arrests Wanted IPOB Member In Imo, Archbishop Calls Buhari To Act Swiftly To Save Nigerians

Police arrest 'wanted IPOB member' in Imo The Imo police command says it arrested one Uchenna Chukwu, a suspected kingpin of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). In a statement, Mike Abattam, the police spokesman in the state, said the suspect was arrested at Ehime-Mbano LGA of the state.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Police Arrests Wanted IPOB Member In Imo, Archbishop Calls Buhari To Act Swiftly To Save Nigerians

SOCIETY

IPOB Chief Priest Nabbed With Charms and Bullets

According to a report from DailyTtrust on Tuesday, the Police have announced to the media the arrest of a suspected Chief Priest of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the country. According to the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) in Imo, CSP Mike Abattam, Ikechukeu Umaefulem, the suspect, was arrested at his sacred place of worship or shrine, in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State.

  9 months ago ago
IPOB Chief Priest Nabbed With Charms and Bullets

SOCIETY

Sit-at-home order - gunmen invade school in Imo state and chase WASSCE students away.

Unidentified gunmen have stormed the Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State Nigeria after a sit-at-home order had been declared by the self-acclaimed Indigenous People of Biafra. The men were reported to have invaded the school premises while some students were participating in the ongoing 2021 West African School Certificate Examination and violently stopped the exams.

  8 months ago ago
Sit-at-home order - gunmen invade school in Imo state and chase WASSCE students away.

POLITICS

Buhari's Visit: We will Deal with Mischief Makers in Imo State - Police

Following President Muhammadu Buhari planned visit to the Imo state, The Nigeria Police force has issued a warning to the mischief-makers to stay away from the state. The Imo State police public relations officer, Mr. Mike Abattam in a telephone interview on Wednesday 8th September 2021, warned that the security agencies would be on the ground to deal with troublemakers during President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the state on Thursday.

  8 months ago ago
Buhari's Visit: We will Deal with Mischief Makers in Imo State - Police

SOCIETY

Two Traditional Rulers Confirmed Dead As Unknown Gunmen Invade Imo State Today

There is great fear in Imo State as two Traditional Rulers were shot dead by unknown gunmen today. According to reports, the incident took place in the Njaba local government area of the State. It was also disclosed that the traditional rulers were having a stakeholders meeting before the attack from the unknown gunmen.

  6 months ago ago
Two Traditional Rulers Confirmed Dead As Unknown Gunmen Invade Imo State Today

SOCIETY

Unknown gunmen attack oil workers in Imo, kill a police officer and others.

Mike Abattam, the State Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed this in Owerri. “Four workers were killed in the incident, one of whom was a police officer. Others were also injured by gunshots, according to the police. However, authorities stated that they have begun an investigation into the killings and that no arrests have been made yet.

  9 months ago ago
Unknown gunmen attack oil workers in Imo, kill a police officer and others.

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Invade Imo School, Chase Candidates; Kogi Govt Confirms Kabba Prison Break

Gunmen Invade Imo School, Chase Candidates. Unknown gunmen have attacked the Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State following the declaration of sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria The armed men reportedly invaded the school premises when some students were participating in the ongoing 2021 West African School Certificate Examination, WASCE and stopped the exercise.

  8 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Invade Imo School, Chase Candidates; Kogi Govt Confirms Kabba Prison Break