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SOCIETY

Father Cries Out, Blames The School Authority For The Death Of His Son

A grieving Father is crying out and sharing his grief over the death of his son, the Man is also blaming the school authority for his death. The Man identified as Mr Anthony Edeh is the Father of late Edeh Donald, one of the students of Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu, Abia State.

  1 year ago ago
Father Cries Out, Blames The School Authority For The Death Of His Son

RELIGION

If Igbos get Biafra today, there will still be agitations for secession within Igboland- Bishop

The call for secession by Nnamdi Kanu’s led Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), might not prevent the agitation for another secession within the southeast, according to the Anglican Bishop of Kaduna, Rt. Rev. Timothy Yahaya. Bishop Yahaya, while speaking to journalists said if the southeast get their wish of a sovereign Biafra republic, there will still be agitations for secession within the southeast because of disagreements among other indigenous Igbo ethnicities.

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If Igbos get Biafra today, there will still be agitations for secession within Igboland- Bishop

POLITICS

2023: Uzodinma May Flush Okorocha, Araraume out of Politics [Opinion]

By Maazi 2023 would be a deciding factor for many political heavyweights in Imo State, as it may signal their final retirement from political aspirations, to the background, where they may manage to become kingmakers. Two major political forces who run the risk of permanent retirement from political aspirations in the state, are the former governor of Imo State, and Senator representing Orlu zone, Senator Rochas Okorocha, alongside his political ally, the former senator from Okigwe zone, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume.

  1 year ago ago
2023: Uzodinma May Flush Okorocha, Araraume out of Politics [Opinion]

POLITICS

Uzodimma's Men Split Over APC State Congress, Gov To Set Up Cabinet To Pacify Aggrieved Loyalists

BY ADANNA ONWUKWE Despite the successful conduct of the state congress of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Imo State, all is not well in the camp of the Governor Hope Uzodimma. Loyalists, political foot-soldiers of the Governor, including some party leaders are divided over the just concluded congress which produced state executives of the party.

  1 year ago ago
Uzodimma's Men Split Over APC State Congress, Gov To Set Up Cabinet To Pacify Aggrieved Loyalists

BETTING

NPFL: Matchday 27 Previews

Nigeria professional football league 2020/2021 season creeps into its matchday 27 tomorrow with so many exciting and mouth watering fixtures. Matchday 26 came along with many suprising results and new feats with a total of 61goals scored. Thw Matchday 27 will be underway across many stadias tomorrow as the quest for league glory and relegation escape

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NPFL: Matchday 27 Previews

SOCIETY

Owerri peoples in fear as an unknown gunman kill five solders at Orlu road Owerri.

Following the sit-at-home order by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi kanu that from 29th of May 6pm to 30th of May 6pm there should be no movement in south east region in the respect to honour those who where killed doing the civil war, which is later shifted to 31st May so to allow people to go to church on Sunday being 29th of May.

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Owerri peoples in fear as an unknown gunman kill five solders at Orlu road Owerri.

SOCIETY

Gunmen Kidnap 15 Imo Travelers

Commuters and indigenes of Okigwe Local Government in Imo State have once again been put in a state of fear, following the recent abduction of 15 commuters on the Aboh- Umulolo road. This is coming just months after the abduction of a priest was made on that same road.

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Gunmen Kidnap 15 Imo Travelers

SOCIETY

One killed, many others kidnapped as Fulani herdsmen attack students in Imo state.

One secondary school student has been killed, while unspecified number of varsity students were kidnapped, by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, in Imo state. The gunmen attacked the students on Sunday, September 19, in Okigwe Local Government Area, Imo state. The deceased student was identified as a student of Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu, in Abia state, while the abducted students were students of the Abia State University, Uturu.

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One killed, many others kidnapped as Fulani herdsmen attack students in Imo state.

JUSTICE

The 'Youngest Lawyer' Recently Called To Bar Was Initially Denied Admission By A Nigerian University

More details about the Nigerian lady that was called to bar recently as the youngest lawyer has emerged. According to Barrister NG, the young lady identified as Esther Chukwuemeka, was called to Nigerian bar on Wednesday, July 28, at the age of 20. It was gathered that the lady from Okigwe, Imo State, finished her secondary school at the age of 13, passed her SSCE and got admission to ABSU, but the Nigerian university denied her admission because she was underage.

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The 'Youngest Lawyer' Recently Called To Bar Was Initially Denied Admission By A Nigerian University

JUSTICE

Meet Barrister Esther Chukwuemeka, The Youngest Lawyer Recently Called To Bar In Nigeria (Photos).

Barrister Esther Chukwuemeka showed class and brilliance as she made history as one of the youngest lawyers in the country. A Young Girl named Esther Chukwuemeka from Okigwe, Imo State, who finished her secondary School education at the Age of 13, and got admitted into Abia State University (ABSU), but was denied admission into the Nigerian University for being too young.

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Meet Barrister Esther Chukwuemeka, The Youngest Lawyer Recently Called To Bar In Nigeria (Photos).

CAREER-JOBS

Vivian Fox-Strangways: The first District Officer of Okigwe and his wicked exploit in 1914

In 1914 when Nigeria was amalgamated, Fox-Strangways was sent to Okigwe as the first District Officer. He destabilized the traditional leadership of the Uturu people and clans. He appointed the Warrant Chief Officers in Uturu, then introduced a native court at Elu-Ọrọ Amaidi and then deployed some British soldiers who move round the villages to intimidate the natives.

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Vivian Fox-Strangways: The first District Officer of Okigwe and his wicked exploit in 1914

SOCIETY

Gunmen Overpower Policemen In Nnewi, Steal Weapons

Some unknown gunmen have attacked the Nnewi police command in Anambra state on Monday 9 August 2021. The police station which was attacked is located in the Okigwe Road area of Umudim, Nnewi. According to an eyewitness, the Gunmen overpowered the policemen and made away with some guns.

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Gunmen Overpower Policemen In Nnewi, Steal Weapons

SOCIETY

Police station and courts set ablaze by unknown gunmen in Imo State

Imo State is one of the 36 states in Nigeria located in the Eastern part of the country. It was created on the 3rd February 1976. Its state capital, Owerri is known for entertainment. Other notable towns in the state are, Orlu, Obowo, Obudi, Oguta, Mbaise and Okigwe.

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Police station and courts set ablaze by unknown gunmen in Imo State

SOCIETY

Insecurity:Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Abduct ABSU Students, Kill One, Shoot three Others In Okigwe.

Some Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, reportedly kidnapped number of students of the Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU). Those Students are yet to be identified. It was reported that they also burglarized numerous travelers and drivers on their way to Owerri from Enugu and from Okigwe town to Abia, respectfully.

  1 year ago ago
Insecurity:Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Abduct ABSU Students, Kill One, Shoot three Others In Okigwe.

JUSTICE

Take A Look At The Stunning Photos Of Nigeria’s Youngest Lawyer, Called To Bar At 20

Take a look at the stunning photos of barrister Esther Chukwuemeka, the Nigerian youngest Lawyer called to bar at the Young age of 20. Esther is a brilliant young girl from Okigwe, she finished her secondary school at the age of 13, passed her SSCE and got admission in ABSU, but the school denied her the admission citing that she is underage.

  1 year ago ago
Take A Look At The Stunning Photos Of Nigeria’s Youngest Lawyer, Called To Bar At 20

JUSTICE

"The real slay queen", a proud father says as he congratulates the youngest barrister in Nigeria

The term "slay queen" which many use to describe or characterise certain women who show off or pretend to afford lavish lifestyles and are always active on social media slaying has been used to describe a young lady who has been called to bar at a very young age in Nigeria.

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SPORTS

Enyimba Players Attacked After Draw With Plateau United in Jos

Enyimba FC players were injured after their 0-0 draw against Plateau United in Jos in an NPFL encounter. The People's Elephants came to Jos from Okigwe after an away win in Okigwe against Abia Warriors Enyimba came with a depleted team after many first team players were out injured and three of their key players are in Abuja with the Super Eagles.

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Enyimba Players Attacked After Draw With Plateau United in Jos

SPORTS

NPFL Match Day 31: Sunshine Edge Heartland In Okigwe, Ali Nets 12th Of Season As Pillars Crush Lob

Sunshine Stars put up a gutsy road performance to beat Heartland 1-0 at Okigwe Township Stadium in one of nine Nigeria Professional Football League match day 31 games decided at designated centres across the country on Sunday. Ifeanyi Ojukwu Ifeagwu Ojukwu, 25, scored the only goal of the match on 60 minutes, to hand the visitors a crucial win that took them out of the relegation zone, moving from 18th to 16th on the log with 33 points.

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NPFL Match Day 31: Sunshine Edge Heartland In Okigwe, Ali Nets 12th Of Season As Pillars Crush Lob

SOCIETY

"Where is the government?"- Aisha Yesufu reacts to trending video of unknown gunmen

Nigerian socio-political activist, Aisha Yesufu has reacted to the trending videos of 'Unknown Gunmen' moving about freely and brandishing their weapons in broad daylight in the streets of Owerri. Unknown gunmen had earlier stormed the Imo State capital this afternoon, Tuesday May 25 as residents fearfully ran for their lives.

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SOCIETY

Today’s Headlines: Student Allegedly Raped By Bandit in Ilorin, CAN Call For Restructuring Of Nigeria

CAN demands creation of Southern Kaduna, Kataf, Gurara, Adada, Okigwe state The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has demanded the creation of Southern Kaduna, Kataf, Gurara, Adada, Cross River North, Okun, Okigwe, and Oke Ogun states. CAN’s General Secretary, Joseph Daramola, gave the charge at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday.Mr Daramola said the association was demanding the creation of new states across the country, which, it said, would ensure ”administrative impartment and governmental dividends.”

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Today’s Headlines: Student Allegedly Raped By Bandit in Ilorin, CAN Call For Restructuring Of Nigeria