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.
Baby found abandoned in uncompleted building
A man, Mr. Promise Nwaokorie, yesterday recovered an eight-month-old baby abandoned at an uncompleted building near Community Secondary School, Orogwe, Owerri West Local Government Area of 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.
After Enugu, The People’s Hero audition moves to Owerri
The battle for the N7million grand prize in The People’s Hero reality show kicked off in Enugu last Saturday, as over five hundred youths came out to show their skills before the judges.
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.
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…
Fracas as Imo officials storm Okorocha’s daughter’s mall
There was tension yesterday evening along Port Harcourt Road, Owerri, Imo State, when members of the Imo Recovery of Moveable Assets stormed the shopping premises of the first daughter of the immediate past governor, Mrs. Uloma Rochas-Nwosu, and allegedly took some items said to belong to the state. Clash between the team and a group…