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10 women crushed to death in Imo

10 women have been confirmed dead in Imo State on Saturday after a truck fell inside a market in Nkwommiri in the Nwangele Local Government Area of the state.

Labour begins warning strike in Imo

The organized labour in Imo State has ordered the commencement of an eight-day warning strike in the state accumulated salary arrears, staggered payment and underpayment of salaries and pensions.

Just In: Imo Assembly removes Chiji Collins as Speaker

Mr Chiji Collins has been impeached as the Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly over allegations of financial impropriety and gross misconduct.

#EndSARS: Uzodinma inaugurates 17-man judicial panel

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo has inaugurated a 17-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry that will look into alleged police brutality and related extra judicial killings

Uzodimma proposes merger of unviable parastatals in Imo

Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma has said that he will set up a Committee that will look into the viability of Parastatals and Agencies in the State.

Imo by-election: No consensus candidate – APC

All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State has debunked reports the party picked Frank Ibezim as its consensus candidate for Imo North Senatorial by-election.

Communities in Imo State set to end female genital mutilation

By Muhaimin OlowoporokuNot less than 32 communities in Imo State, Nigeria have agreed that they would put an end to the female genital mutilation...

Imo chief Eze Okuegbunuwa, dad & two sons arrested for kidnapping

A traditional ruler in Awara, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo, was on Monday paraded by the police for alleged involvement in kidnapping.

Ex-INEC boss Maurice Iwu leads Imo task force against coronavirus

Maurice Iwu, a former INEC chairman and professor of pharmacognosy is leading a task force team set up by the Imo state government to prevent and control the possible spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Uzodinma makes 16 new appointments, special advisers now 36

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, sworn-in 15 January, at the weekend appointed eight more special advisers, ballooning the number to 36.

Uzodinma names Ijeoma Agugua, acting chief judge of Imo

Governor Hope Uzodinma has appointed 59 year-old Justice Ijeoma Agugua as the acting chief judge of Imo State.

Unwieldy: Uzodinma appoints 27 advisers

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State now has an unwieldy list of 27 advisers, with the appointment of an additional 18 on Wednesday.

Uzodinma appoints 18 advisers, 2 non-indigenes among 12 SSAs

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has appointed 18 Special Advisers (SAs) and 12 Senior Special Assistants (SSAs), according to a statement by Oguwike Nwachuku, his press secretary

Contracts probe: Rochas Okorocha shuns panel

Senator Rochas Okorocha on Thursday snubbed the Judicial Commission of Inquiry Into Contracts Awarded in Imo State between June 2011- May – 2019, when he was the governor of the state.

Governor Uzodinma makes nine major appointments

Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma has announced a slew of appointments into positions of Special Advisers and Chief Technical Adviser.

Police ban protests in Imo

The police have imposed a ban on further protests and rallies in Imo state. According to the Imo State Police Command, the ban was necessary following the plan by some hoodlums to hide under the guise of protests and rallies to cause mayhem

Imo Verdict: PDP petitions US, UK, EU

Following a protest led by its chairman, Uche Secondus to the US embassy and the UK high commission in Abuja, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has written a petition to the United Kingdom, United States and the European Union over Emeka Ihedioha's loss at the Supreme Court to Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress.

Uzodinma outlines prosperity vision for Imo in first broadcast

Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Imo APC supporters counter PDP rally, monarchs, others visit Uzodinma

Imo Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has decried the nationwide protest organised by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), rejecting the Supreme Court judgement that declared him the governor of the state.

Massive protest rocks Owerri over Ihedioha’s removal

While the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) threatened to carry out a protest in Abuja on Monday, protesters have trooped to the streets of Owerri, Imo state capital, on Sunday

Uzodinma makes important appointments

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo has made several key appointments as his new administration settles down to work, naming the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Attorney, General, Chief of Staff and Chief press Secretary.

Hope Uzodinma: My electoral victory rare

Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who was sworn into office on Wednesday night as Governor of Imo state, has described his Supreme Court victory as rare.

Ihedioha’s parting shot: Supreme Court judgment rude shock

Ousted governor of Imo, Emeka Ihedioha has expressed rude shock following the Supreme Court judgement on Tuesday that nullified his election and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress as the duly elected governor.

Uzodinma lands in Imo tomorrow

Supreme Court declared governor-elect of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, will make a triumphant return to Owerri, Imo state to take over from ousted governor Emeka Ihedioha.

Imo state hits N1billion IGR under Ihedioha

Imo state has recorded an exponential jump in its internally generated revenue, moving from N250 million monthly as at May 2019 to N1billion by...

Gov. Ihedioha makes 11 important appointments

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has approved the appointment of Commander Ohiri Ikechukwu Chris as Chief Executive Officer of Imo State Traffic Management Agency and also appointed ten other persons

NDLEA arrests Agbakwuru Owerri’s notorious drug dealer

The Imo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has confirmed the arrest of one Mr Uzochi Agbakwuru, an alleged notorious drug dealer in the state.

Ihedioha attracts $50m Afreximbank investment to Imo

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo state has attracted a $50m investment into the state as the Africa Export Import Bank is set to establish an Africa Quality Assurance Centre (AQAC) for the entire South East and South South regions in the country.

Ihedioha seeks UNDP assistance for Imo

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has held a strategic business meeting with officials of the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP in New York, United States.

Gov. Ihedioha promises to pay pension

The Imo Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has restated his administration’s commitment to the implementation of a veritable pension administration in the state.

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