Friday, 29th September 2023


2 days ago
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has expressed worry over the spate of insecurity in Imo State ahead of the forthcoming November 11th governorship election in the state.
3 days ago
Women's wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Imo State has donated cash and food items worth Two Million Naira to the inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service at Owerri Custodial Centre.
4 days ago
Ahead of the off-cycle governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi states in November, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will conduct mock accreditation in the states on October 14 using the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS).
14 Sep
Journalists in Imo State on the auspices of Guild of Newspaper Reporters, Imo State Chapter, have commended the state governor, Sen. Hope Uzodimma over his achievements especially on roads infrastructure. The Chairman, Chuks Nwokeji gave the commendation shortly after the body was inaugurated and the executive members sworn in by the state Chairman, Nigeria Union…
1 Sep
The Police Command in Imo said on Friday, that it had neutralised two suspected kidnappers and rescued a victim at Avu near Owerri. The command’s spokesman, ASP Henry Okoye, who disclosed this in a statement, said one locally made cut-to-size gun, two cutlasses, and charms were recovered from the suspects. He said the Police swung…
30 Aug
For the greenhouse gas emission and decarbonisation objectives in the shipping industry, which are in line with energy transition and climate change, we all have a duty and responsibility to live and utilise the resources sustainably so we can pass it to the next generation.
6 Jul
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has declared Chief Ukaegbu Ikechukwu Joseph as the authentic Labour Party (LP) Gubernatorial Candidate in 2023 Governorship Election in Imo State.
3 Jul
Environmental campaigners protested Monday outside the London-based International Maritime Organization, which is meeting to discuss curbing carbon dioxide....
29 Jun
The Imo Government has begun clamping down on illegal and unauthorised motor parks in Owerri, the State Capital, and its environs.
18 Jun
State Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Imo State, Martin Ejiogu and six other members of the State Working Committee, SWC of the party have dumped the party after announcing their resignation from their respective positions.
14 Jun
There are concerns that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) established rules for new-build vessels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry may pose a fresh cybersecurity challenge in the maritime environment.
10 May
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) have decried the non-inclusion of the maritime industry in African countries' national development action plans.


French billionaire Bernard Arnault and Russian oligarch Nikolai Sarkisov are under investigation for alleged money laundering at a luxury Alpine resort, according to Paris prosecutors. The probe concerns their activities in Courchevel, a ski resort in the French Alps known for being a playground for the ultra-rich, they said late Thursday. The French economy ministry's…
16 mins ago
Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, a former Minister of Interior and also former Governor of Osun State, says there is need for academics to have greater interest in improving the literary industry. Aregbesola spoke during a book presentation on Odia Ofeimun, titled: “In Search of Common Morality” in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…
41 mins ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Bauchi State Chapter, says it is gearing up and mobilising members for a nationwide strike called by labour unions from Tuesday. Mr Dauda Shu’aibu, the State NLC Chairman, stated this at a news conference on Thursday in Bauchi, saying the decision was in compliance with the directives of the national…
58 mins ago
The Minister of Works, Sen. Dave Umahi, said the Federal Government would begin immediate reconstruction of the collapsed Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway. Umahi said this when he and Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State visited the scene of the collapsed bridge for an on-the-spot assessment as part of his working visit to the state. He said…
1 hour ago
A small group of Tunisians arrived by boat on the Italian island of Lampedusa Friday, the first landing in over a week after a surge fuelled tensions in Europe over migration. Seventeen Tunisians were admitted to the island's migrant reception centre, which earlier this month was overrun after 8,500 arrived in just three days, Italy's…