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Supreme Court Governor? My Advice for Sen. Hope Uzodinma

    Michael Odichi-Dan Ugorji (PhD)   A few days ago, I read a report on Sunnewsonline.com about the opposition in Imo State and how they ‘derogatorily’ refer to the state Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodinma as the “Supreme Court Governor”. In the report,...

Octogenarian hubby knifes septuagenarian wife to death

  Overtaken by wrath and dementia, an octogenarian and former Director-General of a government radio station has knifed his septuagenarian wife to death in Imerienwe in Ngor Okpala Council  Area of Imo State. Imerienwe community  drew a horde of people from...

Governors not pensionable, such earner-governors are cheats, says Imo Gov. Uzodinma

  history, my conscience ‘ll not forgive me if I did not repeal Governors' Pension Law disqualifies himself from pension after office   Piqued by the grand design to rip-off and rape the state’s treasury by former governors, speakers and deputies of the...

Justice Mary Odili, The Legal Amazon, Is 68

  By James Ume For Mrs Mary Ukaego Odili, life has been a fairy tale in the manner of speaking. Considering the fact that her father Eze Bernard Nzenwa was a pre-independence Nigerian lawyer and given the privileges and societal standing...

Rerun election: Victory party gone bad as Imo senatorial candidate mistakenly shot dead by aide

  The senatorial candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), for Imo North Senatorial District in the 2019 general election, Chief Ndubuisi Emenike, was mistakenly shot dead on Sunday evening by his personal security aide, an operative of Nigeria Security and...

Hope Uzodinma, 6th Governor of Imo, takes oath of office 

  Following the judgment of the Supreme court, Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was on Wednesday sworn in as the governor of Imo State. He has, therefore, given a marching order to permanent secretaries and heads of...

Here’s what Atiku said about supreme court’s nullification of PDP victory in Imo state

    The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said that in the fullness of time, Chief Emeka Ihedioha would overcome his setback and emerge stronger.   The Supreme Court had nullified Ihedioha’s victory and ordered that...

Breaking: Supreme Court Declares Hope Uzodinma Imo Governor, sacks Ihedioha

    The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, declared Senator Hope Uzodinma winner of the Mar 19, 2019, Governorship election in Imo State, as it nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha. In a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel of justices, led by...

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On Imo Reps Seat 

  By Richard Anyebe The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the Imo State Capital has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the sacked Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate representing Okigwe North Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Obinna...

Vandals cause fire incident at OML 20 in Imo state – NNPC

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC), an Upstream Subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),  say bunkering activities might have caused a fire incident which occurred at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 20 at Egbema-West, Imo State Monday 7th...
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