Tuesday, June 20

Police Rescue Abducted Priest, Arrest Kidnappers, Recover Human Skull in Imo state

After spending two days in a forest in Imo State, the anti-kidnapping unit of the State Police Command has rescued, unhurt, a Catholic priest, Rev. Father Charles Nwachukwu, who was abducted by some gunmen.

This is even as the police have recovered a human skull in a shrine in Umualulu, in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State.

Community leader assassinate in Imo State on Father's day

There seems to be bad every other day from our dear Imo state, May God protects us all!

The Uloano Ndugba community in Isu Local Government Area of Imo State, was thrown into mourning following the assassination of their President-General.

The deceased, Bede Okeh was allegedly shot dead by unknown gunmen on Sunday, June 18th, as he  was preparing for Father’s Day celebration.

Monday, June 19

Five Women Sell 3 Year-Old Boy For N600,000!

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested a five-woman gang, which specialises in child trafficking for stealing a three year-old boy in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects are Chinonye Okere, Joy Ama, Eucheria Amadi, Pauline Uzoamaka and Nnenne Okere.

Parading them before newsmen in Owerri, the state capital, the Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, commended the Surveillance Unit of the command, led by Bassy Asamba, a Superintendent of Police, for doing a good job and for going the extra mile to Lagos to rescue the child.

Saturday, June 17

Pictures: Imo pensioners reject plot to slash pension by 50%

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Imo State Council of Nigerian Union of Pensioners, NUP, rose from an emergency meeting, weekend, in Owerri, unanimously rejecting the state government’s move to slash the monthly stipends of retirees by 50 percent. 

The pensioners hinged their decision on what they termed “another vexatious form designed and printed by the state government, which pensioners are compelled to sign.” According to the aggrieved senior citizens, “the state government designed a form, directing pensioners to sign an undertaking that only 50 per cent monthly pension would be paid them” by the administration. 

Wednesday, June 14

Okorocha reacts to Arewa Youth Threat To Igbos

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has advised the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to desist from agitating for secession, saying the Igbos were not ready for another civil war.

Mr. Okorocha gave the advice at a news briefing at the Government House in Owerri on Tuesday.

He also urged the Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and other Nigerians in diaspora, drumming support for the actualisation of Biafra, to stop.

Mr. Okorocha called on Igbo youth to calm down and redirect their agitation toward the actualisation of economic advancement of Igbos rather than asking for a new sovereign nation.

Monday, June 12

Imo state deputy governor, Prince Eze Madumere marries his third wife after two failed marriages

Deputy governor of Imo state, Prince Eze Madumere recently got married to his third wife, Princess Chioma Rosemary Madumere. The wedding was very private with very few Family members and friends in attendance.

The couple had a thanksgiving service yesterday in Imo state which was attended by their friends and associates. 
This would be Prince Madumere's third marriage following two failed previous marriages.

He married his first wife with whom he had four children but later divorced her and then he got married to one Barrister Adaego Nosiri whom he also fell out with afterwards. Princess Rosemary is now his third wife.

Sunday, June 4

Okorocha sacks all commissioners over sit at home order on Biafra day

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The Indigenous People of Biafra on Saturday condemned the sacking of commissioners and local government chairmen in the 27 council areas of Imo State by Governor Rochas Okorocha.

Thursday, June 1

One dead, houses burnt, 19 arrested in Okorocha’s hometown

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One person was confirmed dead, houses burnt and no fewer than 19 persons arrested, as serious violence overwhelmed the Imo State Governor’s country home, Ogboko. 
Commuters were stranded as traffic was held up for hours at the Ogboko axis of the ever busy Orlu-Mgbe-Urualla-Osina road that empties into Anambra State.

Thursday, May 18

#JusticeforChidieberereuka: Gruesome Killing of Chidiebere Uka by the Njiribeakor Family

This tragedy happened in Umuchima, Umuoba, Uratta in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo state, South East Nigeria.

It began on the  28th of April 2017, When Chidiebere Uka (the deceased) 25 years old, had a fight  with Chimezie Njiribeako the son of one Chief Victor Njiribeako.