Imo State

Alleged killing of Army couple in Imo State: Probing questions for the military

Alleged killing of Army couple in Imo State: Probing questions for the military

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, NNEWI THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday dismissed the alleged killing of an Army couple allegedly attending their wedding in Imo State, describing not clear, questionable and a smokescreen by the military to invade Imo State in order to kill innocent people. The pro-Biafra group said that it has conducted an investigation and has come to the conclusion that no Igbo family has lost any soldiers in recent time in any part of South East, wondering how the Army came about the alleged killing of the soldier couple. IPOB described the reported killing of the soldier…
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FENRAD Mourns Victims of Illegal Refinery at Egbema/Ohaji of Imo state

FENRAD Mourns Victims of Illegal Refinery at Egbema/Ohaji of Imo state

...Calls for Impact Assessment and Proactive Environmental Regime. Foundation for Environmental Rights Advocacy and Development, FENRAD, a pro-democracy and environmental rights advocacy group sends its sincere condolences to all the families, friends and well-wishers of victims of the fire explosion which engulfed an illegal refinery in Abaezi forest within Ohaji/Egbema area of Imo State. The explosion, FENRAD gathered, claimed over a hundred lives with cars and other properties to boot. FENRAD by this release also commiserates with the people and government of Imo State over the sad occurrence. Repeatedly, FENRAD, as a pro-environment group seeking a fuller, greener planet with…
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Gunmen set Orsu LG Headquarters on fire in Imo

Gunmen set Orsu LG Headquarters on fire in Imo

Unknown gunmen on Sunday set on fire the headquarters of Osu Local Government Area in Imo State. A resident of the area, who gave her name as Chibuzo Ukah, said the attack, which happened around 2:30am might be the handwork of the unknown gunmen troubling communities within the South East. She said several buildings, including the chairman’s office, administrative block and parked vehicles among others were among the facilities torched. Another community source, who pleaded anonymity, said Orsu is a no-go-area for the youths, especially young men because the activities of unknown gunmen are so rife in the area. He…
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Call Uzodinma to order in Imo – Okorocha begs Buhari, APC leaders

Call Uzodinma to order in Imo – Okorocha begs Buhari, APC leaders

A former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressive Congress, APC, to look into what Gov. Hope Uzodinma has been doing in Imo State. Okorocha, who is also the Senator Representing lmo West senatorial District, said Uzodinma’s government had begun the demolition of about sixteen pedestrian bridges he constructed as governor, across the State Capital, Owerri, and its environs. The ex-governor, who stated this in a release signed by his Special Adviser (media) Sam Onwuemeodo in Owerri, said “as we write, more of such bridges must have…
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Miyetti Allah Officially In Imo To Stop Unknown Gunmen, Says Ebubeagu Is Afraid Of Them

Miyetti Allah Officially In Imo To Stop Unknown Gunmen, Says Ebubeagu Is Afraid Of Them

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, said its members have teamed up with security agents to tackle unidentified gunmen and suspected criminals in Imo State, southeastern Nigeria. A chieftain of the group, Sarki Makao, who revealed this on Saturday, said the partnership with security agents was approved by state government authorities. According to Makao, the effort against insecurity in Imo State has improved since the arrival of “Miyetti Allah vigilante” members on January 3, 2022. “People always accuse Fulani herdsmen of perpetrating the crimes in Imo State and other parts of the country, so we want to prove them…
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