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APGA Chieftain,CY Amako Decamps to PDP In Imo

APGA Chieftain,CY Amako Decamps to PDP In Imo

Tunji Adedeji A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo State, Chief Cyril Amako (Irete 1) on Monday, formally defected from APGA to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party . Amako led several of his supporters , majority of who were youths , to the PDP ward 10 Chairman house where they were […]

ORLU HIGH COURT RESTRAINS FORTUNATUS AWUBENNE NWOKENOCHIE, OTHERS OF OKORODURU EKWE

ORLU HIGH COURT RESTRAINS FORTUNATUS AWUBENNE NWOKENOCHIE, OTHERS OF OKORODURU EKWE

An Orlu High Court presided over by His Lordship Hon. Justice L.C. Azuama has restrained Fortunatus Awubenne Nwokenochie of Okoroduru Ekwe from installing himself or allowing himself to be installed as an Eze. Ruling in an ex-parte application brought by the plaintiffs/applicants seeking an interim order of the court to restrain the 1st defendant from […]

Imo Govt Accords Recognition On Nwokeji As Traditional Ruler of Akuma

Imo Govt Accords Recognition On Nwokeji As Traditional Ruler of Akuma

The Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha in what appeared a special Christmas gift to the people of Akuma has accorded full recognition to HRH Eze Dr. Aloysius Appah Onwuamaeze Nwokeji as the traditional ruler of Akuma autonomous community in Oru-East Local Government Area. Speaking through the Secretary to the Government of Imo […]

MAN, PREGNANT WIFE KIDNAPPED IN IMO COMMUNITY

MAN, PREGNANT WIFE KIDNAPPED IN IMO COMMUNITY

By Caleb Ordu One of the members in Ilile Autonomous community in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State, Onyinyechi Okaru and her newly married wife Amarachi have been allegedly kidnapped by unknown persons. A source who spoke to Trumpeta said the incident happened in the evening of Wednesday on the road leading to Umukanne. […]

Owerri Leader, Oweaya Felicitates With Fr Okigbo, As Catholic Priest Marks 25 Years In Priesthood

Owerri Leader, Oweaya Felicitates With Fr Okigbo, As Catholic Priest Marks 25 Years In Priesthood

By Onyeananam Edmund Renowned community leader and philanthropist of Owerri Municipal extraction of Imo State, Chief Honourable Dr Christian Oweaya Anukam, KSM, Agbawodike-Izu Owere yesterday poured encomium on the Catholic Priest from Umunkulo Umuguma in Owerri West LGA Reverend Fr Austin Okigbo as the man of God marks his 25th years in priesthood on the […]

Ihedioha Knocks Out LGA Election For Now Retains IMC for Another 6 months, Changes One

Ihedioha Knocks Out LGA Election For Now Retains IMC for Another 6 months, Changes One

Tunji Adedeji There is strong indication that the LGA elections may not hold in Imo State at the moment. This is as a result of extension of the tenure of the tenure of the council chairmen and other members. The action has put paid earlier decisions to hold LGA elections before December 2019. The governor […]

Fresh EFCC Fear Grips Yahoo-Yahoo Boys Over Arrest In Imo

Fresh EFCC Fear Grips Yahoo-Yahoo Boys Over Arrest In Imo

Another round of fear has taken over the minds of suspected Yahoo Yahoo operators in Imo who have again gone into hibernation for fear of arrest by security agencies. The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has commenced fresh arrest of suspected fraudsters known as Yahoo-Yahoo boys. It would be recalled that EFCC had few […]

Okereke Pays WAEC Fees For 60 Ngor Okpala Candidates

Okereke Pays WAEC Fees For 60 Ngor Okpala Candidates

By Tunji Adedeji The member representing Ngor Okpala State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Hon. Tobechi  Okereke has paid the 2010/2020 West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, examination fees of 60 indigent students across wards in Ngor-Okpala council area. Speaking at the presentation of cash ceremony at his country home in Okpala, Okereke […]

Murder of 3 How Community chased away police before killing suspect

Murder of 3 How Community chased away police before killing suspect

By Stevenie Michaels Fresh revelation has emerged on how youths of Nempi community in Oru West LGA, Imo State chased away police officers before pouncing on a mentally deranged young man called Chigozie Orusa, who allegedly used a machete to hack down 9 people in the area before being disarmed, killed and set ablaze by […]

Federal Government Awards Imo With First Position On ICT Development

Federal Government Awards Imo With First Position On ICT Development

By Onyekachi Eze The Nigerian government has rated Imo State government as the best overall performing State in Information Communication Technology, ICT development across the 36 States of the Federation, including the Federal Capital Territory. Yet an enviable feather added to the State, the award was presented by the National Council on Communications and Digital […]