Again, the story is not different from what it used to be on days of Sit-At-Home Order. Following the Sit-At-Home Order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Owerri the capital city of Owerri in defiance to Imo government counter stayed at home. When NewsTrack Nigeria (newstrack.com.ng) Deserted Wetheral Road in Owerri
There are currently fifty four state universities that are approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Nigeria. Only seven of these universities are located in the South East. Three of these universities had new vice chancellors (VC) in 2021. Let us take a glimpse at these institutions and their new heads.
The condition of Imo state roads has deteriorated so badly in the past few years that it has become worse during this year rainy seasons. If nothing is done to put things in order, residents of this state will continue to encounter road related issues. You will believe me that some roads and bridges that were constructed under the then governor, Sam Mbakwe, are still in good condition compared to the ones built recently.
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.
Definitely one of the biggest exports from Owerri, Kelechi Iheanacho is a football talent who has kept biggest strikers in the world on their toes. Once described as 'very, very talented' by former Manchester City coach, Manuel Pellegrini. Kelechi Iheanacho was born on the 3rd of October, 1996 at Owerri, Nigeria.
picture.credit.thisday.ng The Imo state regarded as the capital of insecurity in the South East, it's a thing of worry, and not to be celebrated for any reason. The Bible says that a good name is better than silver and gold. The Imo unrest started when the outlawed IPOB members began their activities in the Imo state, this brought about the security agencies storming the state to dislodge the separatists agitation groups.
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.
While speaking at an event in Owerri, Imo State, Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, condemned the killings and violence which have been going on in the South-East region in recent times. Jim Iyke urged the youth in the region to shun violence and embrace peace. Photo credit: Instagram.
Owerri Zone PDP Ticket: Senator Onyewuchi's Fate On Cliffhanger Over Ihedioha, Anyanwu Fresh Alliance
Senator Ezenwa Onyewuchi, senator representing Owerri zone in the Senate, may lose his bid to return to the red chambers a second time. This is as indications emerged that former Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha and his erstwhile political adversary, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, have shelved their grievances amidst a deal.
Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma has called on the state’s residents to stop obeying the sit-at-home order of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Photo Credit: TheCable The governor, who spoke on Sunday in Owerri, said the sit-at-home only inflict pains and discomfort indigenes of the State.
The Punch released an update that Owerri has been refused to carry on their daily economic activities due to the usual order given by the Indigenous People of Biafran (IPOB). Before now, the trend never ceases to end as the Eastern communities often get plunged into such crises.
Hope Uzodimma Gov. Hope Uzodimma of Imo state has renamed the Heroes Square Stadium in Owerri, after Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kanu was the first military administrator of old Imo state. Uzodimma announced the renaming on Wednesday just after receiving the remains of Kanu at the Governmet House, Owerri as part of his lying-in- state and commination service.
How On Earth Will You Threaten A Married Woman To Leave Her Husband For You - Chiefpriest Calls Out Maria
Social media has been rocked by another major scandal. This time, it involves Maria Chike Benjamin, the recent bbnaija housemate, and Cubana Chief Priest. Cubana Chief Priest, the owner of one of the biggest night club in Owerri, Imo State, called out the reality star for allegedly dating his sister's husband and also went to the extent of calling and threatening her on the phone to leave her husband for her (Maria).
On July 30, IPOB announced a sit-in in the south-east every Monday until Kanu, the group's leader, is released from the Department of State Services' custody (DSS). Despite the suspension of the Indigenous People of Biafra's (IPOB) sit-at-home order imposed on July 30 to win solidarity for its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, during his court proceedings, commercial activities were grounded in major parts of Owerri, the capital of Imo State, on Monday.
Uzodimma Expresses Readiness To Conduct LG Election. The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has announced his preparedness to conduct elections in the 27 local government councils of the State soon. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria The Governor made this known while addressing the congregation during a Church Service at the Government House Chapel, Owerri, Imo State on Sunday.
Senate probes COVID-19 victim, FUTO ex-lecturer over failed student’s petition The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition has ordered the management of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, to submit original examination scripts of a former student, Mr Phillip Otobha, and the marking scheme used to grade the scripts.
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.
There are concerns over increased attacks on correctional facilities in some parts of the country. According to a report on Vanguard, the Correctional facility in the Abolongo area in Oyo, Oyo State, was attacked by gunmen late Friday night and set free all the prisoners therein.
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, saying that the appointment was a step towards strengthening the State's Judiciary. "It is on that premise that I charge both members of the Bench and Bar to see the appointment of Honourable Justice Theresa Eberechukwu Chukwuemeka Chikeka as the acting Chief Judge of the State as a necessary step towards making Imo State judiciary stronger", said the Governor.
Nollywood superstar Jim Iyke has told young people to avoid practices that would leave the southeast region indifferent, he revealed this while speaking to reporters on Saturday at Owerri in Imo state. According to the Media Fest, the region's worst explosions are affecting the region's economy.