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1 Feb 2018
Determined to stop the proliferation of illegal medicine stores, most of which do not have appropriate storage facilities leading to the deterioration of medicines thus making them unsuitable for human consumption, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has arrested four illegal medicine dealers in Owerri, Imo State. Deputy Director Enforcement, PCN, Stephen Esumobi, told journalists…
6 Dec 2017
Scores of tricycle operators, popularly known as keke, yesterday staged a protest in different parts of Owerri metropolis against a ban placed on them by the officials of the state- owned Environmental Transformation Commission (ENTRACO). The commission ordered them not to operate within the capital city from December1. They also expressed misgivings that the state…
20 Jun 2017
The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri has destroyed goods with duty paid value of N35 million contained in a 1×40 ft trailer.
24 May 2016
The sacking of Mbakwe among other governors in a military coup truncated what could have been another four years of meteoric development in Imo State.
18 May 2016
The protesters carried placards with inscriptions: “We reject Islamisation under any guise. Allow us to live in peace in our land. No grazing Bill’ among others.
10 Mar 2015
OWERRI - A POPULAR fast food outlet situated at Aladinma in Owerri Municipal Local Council , Imo State was at the weekend attacked by an angry mob over suspected ritual practice by the operators in preparing food for customers.


Two Sudanese demonstrators were killed Thursday by "bullets to the chest", pro-democracy medics reported, as thousands of anti-coup protesters took to the streets demanding an end to military rule, AFP correspondents said. "Even if we die, the military will not rule us," protesters chanted, urging the reversal of an October military coup by army chief…
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The media aide to Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate, has denied reports that his principal is a religious bigot and a hater of people of northern Nigerian extraction. Valentin Obienyem, in a statement on Thursday, said some faceless groups, sponsored by political opponents, are responsible for spreading falsehood about Obi due to his…
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A British documentary filmmaker Alex Holder, who followed Donald Trump around while filming him and his family in the weeks after his loss in the 2020 presidential election, has been accused of being a British or US spy. A Georgia probe into whether Trump pressured state officials to sway the state's 2020 election has ordered…
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Mr Silas Agara, Federal Commissioner for Nasarawa State at the National Population Commission (NPC), has assured that the country will not fail in the introduction of digital or paperless census for the first time in 2023. He gave the assurance in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Karu Local Government area of the state…
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President Muhammadu Buhari, has again cautioned Nigerians abroad against the use of social media to insult and incite from a safe and anonymous distance. Buhari, rather urged them to always promote Nigeria’s unity. The President’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Thursday, said the president gave the advice in Lisbon, Portugal, while speaking…