Archive for the Category ‘News Digest’

ONITSHA INFERNO: Group Asks Obiano To Resign As Gov

ONITSHA INFERNO:  Group Asks Obiano To Resign As Gov

Following the Onitsha inferno during the weeks a frontline socio-cultural organization, under the aegis of Igbo National Council (INC) have commiserated with the victims of the Ochanja-Onitsha fire outbreak that occurred on Wednesday 16th, October 2019, leading to the loss of over five lives including a woman and her child, destruction of over forty residential […]

Gang up against Ihedioha: TOE Ekechi Denies Involvement 

Gang up against Ihedioha:  TOE Ekechi Denies Involvement 

I have been inundated with enquiries from concerned Imolites and other relevant stakeholders in the Imo project from within and outside the state and indeed in the diaspora on the recent political development concerning the recent meetings of a group of Imo political leaders based on their permutations and anticipated scenarios from the Governorship Election […]

Council Chairmen VS Ihedioha Lawyer Raise Alarm, Says Rejoinder Application Will Frustrate Case

Council Chairmen VS Ihedioha Lawyer Raise Alarm, Says Rejoinder Application Will Frustrate Case

By Okey Alozie Hearing on the matter between sacked Local Government Executive chairmen and the Imo State government led by Chief Emeka Ihedioha resumed on Tuesday 15th of  October 2019 at High Court 8 Owerri presided over by Justice Njemanze. Counsel to the sacked LGA chairmen and councilors Chief Umore raised alarm on the joinder […]

ITC WORKERS Reply Okaforanyanwu, Attacks On Aririguzo

ITC WORKERS Reply Okaforanyanwu, Attacks On Aririguzo

In the wake of the recent political tantrum credited to the immediate past Commissioner for Transport and former Chairman of the Imo Transport Company Management Board, Chief Lasbery Okaforanyanwu claiming to have left 134 functional vehicles while leaving office, the ITC Workers Union has reacted swiftly describing his claims as spurious, bogus, untrue and smacks […]

NSCDC Intercepts Suspected Kerosene Smugglers In Imo … Sacked Police Officer fingered.

NSCDC Intercepts Suspected Kerosene Smugglers In Imo … Sacked Police Officer fingered.

By : Tochi Onyeubi In line with their mandate to expose illegal dealers in petroleum products, the  Imo state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp, has arrested four suspected kerosene smugglers. Among the four suspects paraded, was a sacked police officer, Chidiebere Uchenna, 35yrs from Mbutu, Aboh Mbaise. Others were Ifeanyi Nwosu, […]

Home Grown Feeding Commences In Imo Schools

Home Grown Feeding Commences In Imo Schools

  By Okey Alozie The Home grown school feeding programe has now been properly sanitized and resuscitated by the Rebuild Imo administration of Governor Emeka Ihedioha. In a chat with Imo Journalists Monday in Owerri, the Chief Coordinator of the  programme in the State Mrs Onyinye Steve-Azu revealed that those incharge of cooking have swung […]

Finance Commissioner Harps To Open Participatory Budget 

Finance Commissioner Harps To Open Participatory Budget 

  By Tochi Onyeubi The Honourable Commissioner for Finance Prof. Uche Joe Uwaleke has stated that Imo state is now signatory to the open Government partnership with emphasis on participatory budget. Speaking in an interview recently in Owerri while addressing other issues in the state, the Commissioner for Finance who said he is in close touch […]

Dog Attacks, Kills 13 Month Old Baby 

Dog Attacks, Kills 13 Month Old Baby 

A 13-month-old baby, Michael Duniya, has been mauled to death by a pitbull at Mambilla Barracks, Abuja. The PUNCH which visited the barracks on Wednesday was informed that the incident occurred on Tuesday around 7.30am. The black dog, believed to be a pitbull, was said to have broken free from its cage and wandered off […]

ITC To Commence International Route – Says Aririguzo

ITC To Commence International Route – Says Aririguzo

The Chairman, Interim Management Committee of Imo Transport Company, ITC, Hon Emeka Aririguzo has promised Imo people that soon the International Route of the Transport Company which collapsed since Eight years now would be brought back to life. Speaking to Journalists in Owerri, the chairman disclosed that already he had visited Ghana and Togo in […]

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYMENT TO REDRESS UNEMPLOYMENT

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYMENT TO REDRESS UNEMPLOYMENT

  In line with its avowed determination to reduce unemployment in the country, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Employment, Labour and Productivity, Distinguished Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu has promised to partner with the Federal Govt to redress the current vexed issues of mass unemployment, saturated labour industry and low productivity. Speaking during the inaugural meeting of […]