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Denies Impounding Vehicles Conveying Beverages In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodimma has directed the release 36 inmates in various Correctional Service centres in the state. The governor has also directed the state’s acting Chief Judge, Ijeoma Agugua, to commence accelerated trials andContinue Reading

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President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three University of Port Harcourt students reportedly murdered by their kidnappers and their bodies buried in a shallow grave in April. The President also extended condolences to the university authorities and the Rivers State Government over the unfortunate incident. Describing theContinue Reading

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At least two persons have died after an eight-storey building collapsed in Imo State. Located along the Yar’ Adua Drive in world bank Owerri, the state capital, the building was said to have been under construction at the time of the incident on Thursday been 30th April. 2020. Rescue operationsContinue Reading

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  Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has appointed Justice Matthew Njoku as the Acting President of the Customary Court of Appeal of Imo State. The appointment is with immediate effect. Uzodimma, in a letter he personally signed on Thursday, April 30, 2020, communicated the appointment to Justice Njoku. UzodimmaContinue Reading

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Police inspector attached to Imo state government House found dead a day ago 2591 views by  Ogadimma Sussan- A police inspector was found dead along the roadside near the Shell Camp, in Owerri, Imo state – The officer identified as Haruna Kawura was attached to Imo state Government House –Continue Reading

FMC FACILITIES

  The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owerri, in Imo says the index case of COVID-19 is currently receiving treatment at its isolation center, says the hospital spokesperson, Mrs Jacinta Achonu. Achonu made the confirmation in Owerri on Sunday while briefing newsmen on the first report of Coronavirus case in theContinue Reading

The Kaduna State Government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown by thirty days.  Governor Nasir El-Rufai disclosed this via a Twitter thread on Sunday evening. The governor’s statement as posted on Twitter reads: KADUNA UPDATE: Malam Nasir elrufia has extended the quarantine orders in the state for another 30 days, effective from 26thContinue Reading

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 Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr Muhammad Bello has asked wealthy individuals and philanthropists to assist the FCT with palliatives in order to ease the suffering of the masses. Bello made this appeal in Abuja while receiving a donation of food items and other personal protective equipment from theContinue Reading

RAMATU

  Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents particularly the target demography for its Palliatives, that the items would get to them as they cannot be diverted to anyone. The minister who had last week placed a curse on anyoneContinue Reading

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday said Imo State has recorded its first case of coronavirus (COVID-19). The centre also said that Nigeria recorded 87 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday including the one recorded in Imo state, a development which has taken the number of activeContinue Reading

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Details have emerged of how Francis Bissong, a deputy commissioner police in charge of zonal criminal investigation department Edo state died of COVID-19 -The Edo state commissioner of information, Patrick Okundia, had earlier announced the death of Bissong but he did not go into details – However, Paul Yakadi, anContinue Reading

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the use of face masks is to help those who are asymptomatic from spreading COVID-19. In a tweet on its handle, Thursday, the NCDC, shared the guideline on the use of face masks. “This provides guidance on the effective use ofContinue Reading

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The Nigerian Government has said there is no acceptable circumstance under which Nigerians in China can be racially discriminated against.  The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Geoffrey Onyeama on Thursday 23rd April, 2020, disclosed the government’s stand while speaking in response to questions about Nigerians in the UK beingContinue Reading

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Three more cases have been confirmed in Borno State, one of which is an Internally Displaced Person. The IDP was identified during contact tracing of an earlier confirmed case, and tracked to an Internally Displaced Camp where he lives and invited for isolation. He was there after tested along sideContinue Reading

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Mr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has explained why the agency is not doing door to door testing for the COVID-19. According to him, door-to-door testing is currently not a realistic strategy for the over 200 million Nigerians in the country. The strategy,Continue Reading

Stella

Daniel Ademinokan, the husband of Nollywood actress Stella Damasus, has showered praises on her on social media as she celebrates her 42nd birthday today. In the post he shared, Daniel described Stella Damasus as a wife whom he’s glad to have and whom his family considers a blessing to have.Continue Reading

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  The Senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, handed over thousands of food items as palliatives to twelve local government areas in his senatorial district. Okorocha through his Special Adviser on Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, said that the palliatives were only for the vulnerables in Imo West senatorialContinue Reading

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  Nigerian soldiers reportedly clashed with some angry mobs in Mgbala Agwa community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo state following a breach of an agreement by oil companies operating in the community. According to the report, the chaos started after some oil companies operating in the Mgbala community refused toContinue Reading

EMEKA AND HOPE

  Imo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused Governor Hope Uzodinma of looking for the legitimacy that has eluded him since he stole the mandate given the party and has been spreading falsehood against his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha, and the seven-month administration that many still remember with some nostalgia.Continue Reading

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  His Excellency, Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has appointed Mr. Dan Okoro, a retired Commissioner of Police (CP) as his special adviser on security. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser to the Governor, Mr. Oguwike Nwachuku, said Okoro comes into the job with a huge experienceContinue Reading

ASUU

Members of the Owerri žone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has donated cartons of alcohol-based hand sanitisers to the Imo State government for onward transmission to the communities in the state to fight and prevent the transmission of the novel Coronavirus (COVID- 19) pandemic in the state.Continue Reading

SADIYA

The Federal Government is set to expand the social register for palliative distribution by employing digital models including the use of Bank Verification Number (BVN). The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja, while responding to questions at Presidential Task Force briefingContinue Reading

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on Friday, Nigeria’s health minister, Osagie Ehanire, joined other members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to provide updates on steps the country is taking to combat the pandemic. Below are the six most important things he said: 1. Number of cases will continue to increase Nigeria is nowhereContinue Reading

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By  ogadimma sussan,in owerri ,IMO STATE. Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State  has given a herculean task to  Chuck Chukuemeka, the new commissioner of finance, to  bring  out  all that is in his arsenal  and work towards a sharp spike in the state’s internally generated revenue (IGR). The work is seenContinue Reading

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  Imo State government, on Wednesday, said it has saved N300 million pensioners funds by sacking the consultant contracted by the short-lived administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, made this known in Owerri, adding that government was able to save the amountContinue Reading

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 President Buhari’s personal bodyguard dies 3 hours ago 36104 views by  Kess Ewubare – Warrant Officer Lawal Mato, one of the personal bodyguards of President Muhammadu Buhari has died – The presidency said the officer who had been off duty for three years was treating diabetes before his death –Continue Reading

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Imo state government denies plans to rename university after Abba Kyari 12 hours ago 2918 views by  Oluwatobi Bolashodun – Plans to rename the Imo State University after late Abba Kyari have been dismissed by the Imo state government – Oguwike Nwachuku, the chief press secretary to the governor, describedContinue Reading

UZODINMA

Imo state governor his exellency Hope Uche Uzodinma has made a step of choosing some politcal calibas that will work together with him. This are some  ways of repaying the people of the state for the confidence and trust they have to reposed on him since he assumed office. GovernorContinue Reading

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Nigeria coronavirus update at 12:00 WAT on Tuesday 21 April 2020. According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University, 2,494,915 cases have been detected worldwide, with 171,249 deaths and 658,009 people now recovered. In Nigeria, NCDC  has recorded over 665 cases, with 22 deaths and 188 people recovering from the virus.

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Thirty-eight new cases of #COVID19 have been recorded;  says the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC Has announced that its number of coronavirus pandemic in the country recorded  newly has increased to thirty-eight. According to evergreen newsonline, this was confirmed by The Nigeria Disease Country  (NCDC ). The Chairman ofContinue Reading

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has vowed to prosecute victims of COVID-19 who lied to health professionals about their travel history. The governor disclosed this during a press briefing on Monday. Sanwo-Olu revealed that the state executive council has resolved to prosecute people found guilty of this, adding that fourContinue Reading

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The Cross River State Government on Monday began the monthly payment of 30,000 stipends to beneficiaries of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) as a way to cushion effect of COVID-19 lockdown on poor residents. The disbursement is in collaboration with the World Bank. Commissioner for International DevelopmentContinue Reading

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  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday said it has tested 8,003 samples for COVID-19 in the country. The information was contained in the NCDC’s COVID-19 situation report dated April 19, 2020. The report noted that 9,233 have been identified as ‘People of Interest’ with about 98 perContinue Reading

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Singer and creative songwriter, Simi Ogunleye has dropped the visuals to her recently released single ‘Duduke.’ In the video, which was shot by the beach, Simi flaunted her beautiful baby bump revealing that she is heavily pregnant. The 32-year-old songster had previously released the audio of the song, Duduke, whichContinue Reading

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One of the largest private hospitals in Lagos, St. Nicholas, has shut down its Lagos Island branch. In a statement signed by its clinical director, Ebun Bamgboye, the hospital said the decision was as a result of exposure to COVID-19. The hospital also said it has contacted the Nigeria CentreContinue Reading

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Troops of the Nigerian Army’s Operation Lafiya Dole have again overpowered the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists who were attempting to attack Geidam in Yobe State on Monday afternoon. This development is coming less than 48 hours after the troops dealt another deadly blow to the terrorists killing over 100 of themContinue Reading

PORTS AIR

Airports in Nigeria will not be reopened on April 23rd as earlier scheduled. Instead, they will remain shut for two more weeks, a statement from the Ministry of Aviation said on Monday. “As a result of the extension on lockdown by Mr President, it is no longer possible for usContinue Reading

CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Imo State yesterday urged the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, to allow them to observe the holy week of Easter. Its Chairman, Iheanyichi Godson-Ibechi, disclosed this during a meeting with the state Chairman of the COVID-19 Prevention Committee, Professor Maurice Iwu and otherContinue Reading

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Tragedy was averted in Aba, Asia state when a commercial bus plunged into a large si hole after been rain caused unexpected damaged and heavy gridlock on the road on Sunday night. Luckily,Trade driver, Victor Daniel who was the only occupant of the bus when the incident occurred at theContinue Reading

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  Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has appointed former Nigeria International and retired Director-General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr Patrick Ekeji, as his Deputy Chief of Staff. Ekeji’s latest appointment was coming barely a month after he successfully carried out a previous assignment given to himContinue Reading

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River state has released twenty-two workers of ExxonMobil arrested for violating Governor Nyesom Wike’s border closure order – Zaccheus Adangor, Rivers state commissioner of justice, said the ExxonMobil staff were released without charge following the intervention of well-meaning Nigerians – Adangor stressed that Rivers will do everything to prevent theContinue Reading

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  The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has discharged its first COVID-19 patient from its isolation centre. The patient is one of the five that were announced by the state government to have been discharged in Edo State. The 43-year-old patient was said to have been admitted on 3rdContinue Reading

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Imo state government has given updates on the investigation of ex-governor Emeka Ihedioha – Declan Emelumba, the state commissioner of information, said the ex-council chairmen said they were ready to shed light on the alleged misappropriation of the N19.63 billion LG funds – Ihedioha was sacked as the governor ofContinue Reading

Theodore orji

Formal governor of abia state and Representative of Abia Central Senatorial District, Theodore Orji has declared that he will quit politics after serving his present tenure in 2023, insisting that he reached the decision to grow democracy and give space for the younger generations. Orji, who was immediate past governorContinue Reading

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Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma yesterday made public result of the test conducted on him, declaring that he tested negative again for the second time. In a statement signed by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, he said, “Governor Uzodimma has tested negative to the coronavirus infection. “The resultContinue Reading

UK

The number of people in Britain who have died in hospital from coronavirus has risen by 888 to 15,464, according to daily health ministry figures on Saturday. “As of 5:00 pm on 17 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 15,464 have sadly died,” the ministryContinue Reading