Herders get 24-hour ultimatum to leave Imo State
Hersders in Imo State has been given 24 hours to leave the state, due to alleged destructive activities of straying cows.
HURIWA tells EFCC to stop harassing students in Owerri
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop intimidating, harassing and humiliating students in private hostels in Owerri, Imo State.
FG, Imo government wade into FUTO, host communities’ land row
As the host communities of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State, demand over N2 billion from the institution for the land acquired some 30 years ago, the state government has promised to resolve the lingering dispute.
Security operatives guard Shoprite, DSTV, MTN offices in Owerri, Port Harcourt, Warri, others
As all the DSTV and Shoprite shops in Owerri, the Imo State capital, were closed yesterday, combined team of police and other security agencies were seen guarding the premises of Shoprite located on Egbu Road.
Firms collaborate to reduce housing deficit
Determined to reduce the nation’s housing deficit, two real estate firms have provided the platform to empower citizens to become house owners with less stress.
Heartland present Coach Ilechukwu to Ihedioha
Heartland Football Club of Owerri yesterday officially presented the new head coach of the team, Fidelis Ilechukwu to Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
Man flees after killing partner in hotel room
A yet-to-be-identified lady has been found dead in Owerri, the capital of Imo State. The lifeless body of the fair-skinned lady was found beneath a bed in a hotel room in Owerri on Sunday, while her male partner, who also checked into the hotel, had fled.
EFCC, stripping Okorocha of his many assets
Shortly after the former governor, Rochas Okorocha left office on May 29th, there were allegations regarding the looting of state assets by his aides. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State alleged that N200b was looted from state coffers.
Ihedioha vows to make Imo cleanest
Imo Governor, Emeka Ihedioha says his administration will sustain policies and programmes aimed at making the state the cleanest and healthiest in the country.
The RUGA controversy
The controversy that trails the RUGA resettlement scheme begins with the word RUGA itself. Some say it is an abbreviation of the title given to the scheme—Rural Grazing Area; others argue that there is no difference between it and Ranching. While others say it is generally regarded as Fulani settlement which in Hausa language is…