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Corps lament over high cost of living in Nigeria

The Serving Corps members in IMO state has lamented over the high cost of living, and low payment by the federal government, noting that this economic hardship is telling on them. This was disclosed during an interview by serving corp members in the state, on Monday. Stating that 33,000 is not enough to cater for their needs in this current economy. Emmanuel serving corp in Mbatoli Area said state government […]

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Imo community urges government to stop attacks by bandits

Residents of Mgbala Agwa in Oguta LGA of Imo have asked the state government and the police to stop the incessant attacks and killings by suspected bandits in the community. The residents in a statememt on Monday disclosed that over 150 people have been killed while properties worth billions of naira destroyed by the bandits in the community in over a decade. They accused the Imo state government and the […]

today02/20/2024 1

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Many feared killed in Imo explosion

An unidentified number of 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. According to an eyewitness report, the Vandals drove to Ndorama Pipeline, on Tuesday in a tanker suspected to be used for the illegal bunkering and dug deep into the ground until they located the pipeline, where they […]


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Residents raise alarm over a dilapidated building in Umuguma

Alarm has been raised over a dilapidating two storey building at World Bank last round about close to Hotel De Ray Umuguma, Owerri Imo State. John Ogujiofor, a 58 years old visually impaired man and the owner of a bungalow beside the building that the house is falling unto raised the alarm and related it to Boss Radio news yesterday. Ogujiofor disclosed that the owner of the building identified as […]

today01/30/2024 1

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Police comb Imo forest, uncover 3 decomposing bodies

The Police Command in Imo State has uncovered three decomposing unidentified corpses suspected to be kidnap victims at a forest in Ihiagwa and Avu communities in Owerri West Local Government Area of the state. The state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Henry Okoye, confirmed the discovery on Monday in Owerri. He stated that the Operatives of Imo State Police Command Special Tactical Squad, raided the forest along Avu-Ihiagwa communities, suspected […]

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Abia govt uncovers tunnel where kidnappers keep victims.

The Abia State government has uncovered a hidden tunnel where kidnappers keep their victims at Lokpanta in Umunneochi council area of the state. Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Ferdinand Ekeoma, said the evil tunnel was discovered by men of the Operation Crush security team who raided the area. H further stated that Governor Alex Otti, deployed earth-moving equipment to clear the area after the criminal cartel […]

today01/23/2024 1

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Anambra NSCDC arrests seven for operating illegal security firms

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Anambra State have arrested seven persons for illegal provision of security services and parading themselves as private security guards. Following a press statement released by the state’s NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Okadigbo Edwin, on Monday, He revealed that all the arrested guards are currently assisting the command in an investigation, after which they would be arraigned in court for prosecution. Speaking […]

today01/22/2024 1

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Abia Panel recovers TETFund bus from college ex-rector

Abia State Judiciary Panel on Recovery of Government Properties and Funds has recovered a Toyota Hummer bus donated to the Abia State College of Education, Technical), Arochukwu, (ASCETA), through Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, project, from a former provost of the school, Philip Nto. The order for the recovery of the vehicle was issued by Justice Florence Duruoha-Igwe who declared that the former rector had no approval from the Abia […]

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Abia Radio/TV invasion: BON, NUJ, NGE carpet Police

The Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, (BON), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), and the Nigerian Guild of Editors, (NGE), have berated the Nigeria Police over its recent invasion of a Radio/Television station, ABN TV/Radio, based in Umuahia, Abia State. BON’s Secretary General, Yemisi Bamgbose, in a statement on Sunday, condemned the action of police, describing it as barbaric and unwarranted. On its part, NUJ, President, Chris Isiguzo, in an interview on […]

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