Imo APC lawmaker Hercules Okoro sent to jail

By Ugonne Uzoma A member of the Imo House of Assembly, Hercules Okoro has been remanded in an Owerri correctional facility for assault. An Owerri Magistrate Court, presided over by D.V. Okoroji made the order on Monday. Okoro, a member of the All Progressives Congress, represents Ohaji Egbema State Constituency in the state assembly. Okoro […]

Ararume for Imo bye-election

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri Divison, presided over by Justice Garba Ringim, yesterday voided the candidacy of Frank Ibezim of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the Imo North Senatorial bye-election, and declared Senator Ifeanyi Godwin Ararume, as the rightful candidate for the yet to be fixed bye-election. In the suit number FHC/ […]

Sex-for-grade: IMSU suspends professors Agomuo, Njoku

By Abankula Two lecturers of the Imo State University (IMSU), Professors Emmanuel Agomuo and Victor Njoku have been suspended in sex-for-grade scandals with their students. Agomuo is the head of the Department of Biochemistry, and Njoku, the head of the Department of Chemistry. The lecturers were caught on video, in compromising positions that put to […]

Imo Governor’s convoy attack: Police arrest 15 suspects

The suspects paraded at the Imo state policy headquarters in Owerri. PHOTO: Chinonso Alozie By Chinonso Alozie – Owerri Fifteen persons said to be thugs were arrested and paraded by the Imo state police command for allegedly attacking the rear vehicles of the convoy of the Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on his way to […]

Police arrest scores of MASSOB members in Owerri

The Imo State Police Command has arrested some members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in Owerri for allegedly attempting to murder and dispossess some police officers on duty of their service riffles. In a statement yesterday signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Orlando Godson Ikeokwu, the […]

Imo female lawmaker survives alleged attack from colleague

Representative of Njaba Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Uju Onwudiwe, has survived an attack by her Ahiazu Mbaise constituency colleague, Samuel Otuibe, who threw a bottle of wine and glass cup at her in a meeting. The incident took place during an emergency meeting of the lawmakers at the official quarters of […]

Confusion in Imo over alleged compensatory payment of N8m to herders

IPAD Presents Independent Report • Govt, Northern Imo Residents Deny Knowledge Confusion appears to be brewing in Imo State over the authenticity of information regarding the N8million cattle compensatory payment for cattle allegedly killed, maimed and missing in the state and how the payment was made and the persons who received it. The confusion arose […]

Governor Uzodinma clears air on ‘almajiris, herdsmen hiding in forest, waiting to attack Imo people’

By Seun OpejobiThe Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has dismissed claims of herdsmen and Almajiris lurking in forests around the state. Uzodinma insisted that there are no herdsmen and almajiris hiding in forests waiting to attack residents of the state. He made the clarification while addressing journalists at the state’s Government House on Friday. The […]

Police arrest fleeing former Director-General of Imo State Broadcasting Corporation, 82, who stabbed wife to death

Three brothers kill sibling over proceeds from mother’s burial The Imo State police command yesterday said that it has arrested the ex-Director General of the Imo State Broadcasting Corporation (IBC), Theophilus Okere, aged 82, who stabbed his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Okere, to death with kitchen knife at Ngor Okpala local government area of the state […]

Man stabs mother, sets himself ablaze

Johnbosco Ejiogu The Imo State Police Command has arrested a man, Johnbosco Ejiogu, for stabbing his mother and then setting their home ablaze. According to a statement by the police command, the incident occurred at Umudagu Mbieri, Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state on Friday. State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Orlando Ikeokwu said […]

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