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Tribunal affirms Uzodimma’s election as Imo Gov, dismisses LP’s petition

The Imo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has affirmed the election of Hope Uzodimma as Imo State Governor. The tribunal gave its ruling in Abuja on Friday, as it dismissed the petition of the Labour Party (LP) and its governorship…

Fatal Accident Claims Six Lives in Owerri, Imo State

A tragic motor accident involving a Mack Truck and four minibusses has resulted in six fatalities and numerous injuries at IMSU Junction along Okigwe road in Owerri, the capital of Imo State. According to Henry Okoye, the police spokesperson in…

ASUP commends Uzodimma over merging of Imo poly campuses

Imo State Polytechnic chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has applauded the governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma for merging the three campuses of the institution to domicile at Omuma in Oru East Local Government Area. The…

Uzodinma appoints self as commissioner for land in Imo

Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo, has appointed himself as the commissioner for land, survey and physical planning in the state. Speaking with TheCable on Tuesday, Oguike Nwachukwu, chief press secretary to the governor, said the self-appointment by Uzodinma was to…

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Unknown Gunmen Kill Popular Lawyer in Imo

A popular legal practitioner, Victor Onwubiko was killed on Saturday night by unknown gunmen In Imo State. It was learnt that the lawyer was killed while he was returning to Abia State University, Uturu, where he resided. A source who…

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Many feared killed in Imo explosion

Many people were reportedly burnt beyond recognition after a tanker suspected to be used by oil bunkerers exploded in the forest of Obitti, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State. The PUNCH learnt that the incident happened on Tuesday at…

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Uzodimma sacks Imo Waste Management board, appoints new management

The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma, on Friday, January 26, approved the appointment of a new management team for the Imo State Waste Management Agency (ISWAMA). Following the appointment, Cyril Njoku is now the Managing Director, Agbi Isimeme, Deputy Managing…

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Imo monarch: Police didn’t rescue me from kidnappers — ransom was paid

Samuel Ohiri, former chairman of the council of traditional rulers in Imo state, says the police did not secure his freedom from kidnappers. The monarch was kidnapped from his residence on June 6 in Orodo Mbaitoli LGA of Imo. He…

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EFCC Nabs Imo PDP Chairman, Ugwuh, For N3.5bn Alleged Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says its operatives have arrested Engr Charles Ugwuh, a former Minister of Commerce and Industry and current Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State, over alleged conspiracy and fraud, amounting to…

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Governor Uzodimma Dissolves Cabinet

Governor Hope Uzodimma, on Tuesday, dissolved his cabinet, a day after he was sworn in for a second term as the governor of Imo State. With the development, the governor, who was re-elected as the state’s leader months back, sacked…