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SOCIETY

More Photos Of Divine Nwaneri, IMSU Student Who Was Killed By Stray Bullet That Will Be Buried Today

It’s no longer news that a stray bullet which was supposedly fired by Soldiers killed a student of the Imo State University, Owerri, close to the Douglas House, the seat of government.Divine Nwaneri, a 24-year-old 100-level student was the person in question.

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More Photos Of Divine Nwaneri, IMSU Student Who Was Killed By Stray Bullet That Will Be Buried Today

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Another Protest Hits Imo State, Igbo Group Sends Message To Attahiru

1.)Another Protest Hits Imo State.Workers of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) on Tuesday, took to the streets of Owerri, the Imo State capital, demanding for the return of their salary scale."Daily Post" gathered that the protesting staff also demanded that their monthly salary be paid as at when due.

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Today's Headlines: Another Protest Hits Imo State, Igbo Group Sends Message To Attahiru

MILITARY

Deputy Commander of Eastern Security Network In Imo State Has Been Arrested By Security Operatives

The death Ikonso Don, the Imo State Commander of Eastern Security Network (ESN) made wave in the media about two weeks ago.The late ESN Commander who allegedly masterminded the coordinated attacks on the Nigeria Police Command Headquarters, and Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) facilities in Owerri, was trailed and killed in his hometown, Awomama, Imo State by a joint security operatives made up of the Army, DSS and Police.

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Deputy Commander of Eastern Security Network In Imo State Has Been Arrested By Security Operatives

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Security Forces Shoot Two Gunmen Dead, "Nigeria Can Not Breakup" - Obaseki

Security Forces Shoot Two Gunmen Dead.Two unknown gunmen have been killed in a joint operation carried out by the Nigerian Army, Air Force and the Police in Imo.The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Abutu Yaro confirmed this to newsmen in Owerri on Thursday.

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Today's Headlines: Security Forces Shoot Two Gunmen Dead,

SOCIETY

Uzodimma Berated For Commissioning Alex Mbata Road Twice. (Photos)

Yesterday, Chief Hope Uzodimma, commissioned the three kilometers long, Alex Mbata road in Owerri.Alex Mbata, a businessman and modest philanthropist had deployed his personal funds to constructing a stretch of road "in support of Governor Uzodimma's Shared Prosperity mandate".Instead of due applause, The event was frowned upon by some Imolites.

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Uzodimma Berated For Commissioning Alex Mbata Road Twice. (Photos)

RELIGION

Meet King Abdul Fatai Chima Emetumah, a Muslim King Ruling in an Igbo Land

It is of no doubt that Igbo tribes are predominantly Christians by religion, though we have some Muslims among them but they can't be compared to the percentage of Christians.In Igbo Land, leaders are mostly chosen from the Christians, but there exist a community in Igbo land where the king or traditional ruler is a devoted Muslim.

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Meet King Abdul Fatai Chima Emetumah, a Muslim King Ruling in an Igbo Land

SOCIETY

After These 2 Inmates Escaped From Owerri Prison They Were Rearrested In Nekede, See What They Did.

The Imo state police command have rearrested 2 suspects believed to have been among the 1840 Inmates that escaped from owerri correctional centre (former prison service).20 year old Godwin Danladi and his criminal companion Bamaiyi Gada, were arrested by the police operatives of the Nekede/Ihiagwa, police divisional headquarters Imo state, for allegedly being involved in armed robbery.

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After These 2 Inmates Escaped From Owerri Prison They Were Rearrested In Nekede, See What They Did.

JUSTICE

Read What Governor Hope Uzodimma Said To Muslims About Nigeria's Division

Following the rising insecurity and agitation for division in the country, the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma has made a call in a statement by his chief press secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, in Owerri on Tuesday, urging Nigerians to embrace unity, and stop instigating division among themselves.

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Read What Governor Hope Uzodimma Said To Muslims About Nigeria's Division

SOCIETY

Two Gunmen Killed In Imo By A Team Of Combined Security Operatives, See Items Recovered

In a bid to get rid of criminal elements in the South East, two armed hoodlums have been killed in Imo State, Nigeria.According to Premium Times, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Abutu Yaro, confirmed the information to newsmen in Owerri, the state capital.

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Two Gunmen Killed In Imo By A Team Of Combined Security Operatives, See Items Recovered

POLITICS

Imo Deputy Governor should resign and save himself the shame of impeachment, Nwagwu insists

Owerri based legal practitioner, and Political analyst, Obidike Nwagwu Esq, have urged the Imo State Deputy Governor, Prof Placid Njoku, to honorably resign his position as deputy governor, instead of being shamefully impeached.Nwagwu's reaction is coming at the heels of numerous media reports, from reliable newspaper companies (including Opera News), hinting of a plot to impeach the Ikeduru born former Vice Chancellor.

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Imo Deputy Governor should resign and save himself the shame of impeachment, Nwagwu insists

EDUCATION

9 Famous People That Attended University Of Uyo (Photos)

The University of Uyo is located in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.The university was formerly known as the University of Cross River State.On October 1, 1991 the Federal government of Nigeria established it as a federal university and the name was changed to the University of Uyo.

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9 Famous People That Attended University Of Uyo (Photos)

SOCIETY

Governor of Imo State fires 20 Commisioners

After the executive council meeting in Owerri on Wednesday afternoon, the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma sacked 20 Commisioners out of the 28 Commisioners in the state.Photo Credit: The Punch The 8 Commisioners that are retained are; Ministries of Technology, Youths and Sports, Health, Information, Tourism, Women Affairs, Works and Finance.

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Governor of Imo State fires 20 Commisioners

POLITICS

Opinion: Why Emeka Ihedioha Should Contest The 2024 Imo State Governorship Election

The recent happenings in Imo state in terms of insecurity and governance have undoubtedly made many to appreciate the few months administration of Honourable Emeka Ihedioha.It is no news that within the few months that Emeka Ihedioha spent in office as the Executive Governor of Imo state, Imolites felt the presence of government within their localities, while civil servants in the state began to smile again.

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Opinion: Why Emeka Ihedioha Should Contest The 2024 Imo State Governorship Election

RELIGION

Please Let's Stay Together, We Don't Have Any Other Country To Call Our Own, But Nigeria- Uzodimma

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma has made it clear that Nigerians must work and also pray together, so as to keep the country united as one.He went on and urged Muslims to pray for the unity of Nigeria.The Imo State Governor made this call in a statement that was issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, in Owerri, the capital of Imo State on Tuesday.

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Please Let's Stay Together, We Don't Have Any Other Country To Call Our Own, But Nigeria- Uzodimma

POLITICS

"We Have No Other Country, Let's Stay United" - Hope Uzodimma

Looking at the high rate of insecurity in Nigeria, it has come to the notice of everyone that the presidency is trying its best to make sure everything comes to normalcy.The governor of Imo state in the person of Hope Uzodimma says Nigerians must work and pray to keep the country united in a statement by his chief press secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, in Owerri.

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RELIGION

Gov. Hope Uzodinmma Calls On Muslims To Pray For Unity, Congratulates Them On Finishing Ramadan Fast

Governor Hope Uzodinmma called on Muslims to pray for unity in a statement by his chief press secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, in Owerri on Tuesday.He said Nigerians need to work and pray to keep the country united.He urged the Muslims to reflect on prophet Muhammad's teachings on peaceful coexistence and love for one another, while also congratulating them on completing their Ramadan Fast.

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Gov. Hope Uzodinmma Calls On Muslims To Pray For Unity, Congratulates Them On Finishing Ramadan Fast

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: We Know The Location Of Bandits- FG, Uzodinma Calls On Muslims To Pray For Unity

We Know The Location Of Bandits- FG Recently, The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has revealed that the federal government knows the location of bandits but they are being careful to avoid civilian casualties.Speaking on Tuesday during a press briefing in Lagos, the minister assured Nigerians that the Federal Government is handling the problem of insecurity in the country.

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Today's Headlines: We Know The Location Of Bandits- FG, Uzodinma Calls On Muslims To Pray For Unity

POLITICS

Eight Commissioners that retained their portfolios as Gov. Uzodinma sacks 20 Commissioners in Imo

News today broke that the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma has sacked 20 Commissioners in a way to reshuffle his cabinet after a year and some months in office.The news was made public by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba today after the Executive meeting in Imo State Government House, Owerri.

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Eight Commissioners that retained their portfolios as Gov. Uzodinma sacks 20 Commissioners in Imo

RELIGION

Governor Uzodinma Asks Nigerians To Pray For Peace And Unity

Nigerians must work and pray to keep the country together, according to Governor Hope Uzodimma, who also called on Muslims to pray for unity.Mr. Uzodimma announced Owerri on Tuesday via his chief press secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu.While congratulating Muslims on completing their Ramadan fast, he encouraged them to think about Prophet Muhammad's teachings on love and peaceful coexistence.

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Governor Uzodinma Asks Nigerians To Pray For Peace And Unity

SOCIETY

Police Operatives Clamp Down On Vendors Selling ESN And IPOB Newspapers In Imo State

One of the unsafe Eastern state to be in right now is Imo state.Reason being that the military and the ESN are seriously battling for supremacy.Orlu community which is located in Imo state is seriously under siege as unknown gunmen are having a free day by killing security personnels and burning their various operational stations.

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Police Operatives Clamp Down On Vendors Selling ESN And IPOB Newspapers In Imo State