Decapitated, Burnt Body Of IPOB/ESN Juju Priest Recovered In Imo

Posted by - June 28, 2021

Imo State Police Command has discovered the burnt body of the Juju Priest of the Indigenous People of Biafra and Eastern Security Network, Pascal Okeke, in one of their camps. The discovery came as a result of the ceaseless raids by the Police on IPOB/ESN camps all over the state and its environs. The Commissioner

Troops In Benue Intercepts 73 Men With 47 Motorbikes On Way Imo

Posted by - June 16, 2021

No fewer than 73 young men from Nasarawa State were on Monday intercepted by troops of the 72 Special Forces Brigade, Nigerian Army, Makurdi, Benue State. The young men were said to be heading for Imo State when the soldiers, who were working on an intelligence report, intercepted them at the Agan tollgate, Makurdi. The

Police Restore Peace In Orji, Imo, After Gun Battle With Hoodlums

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Police Commissioner in Imo State, Mr Abutu Yaro, says peace has been restored in Orji, Owerri North Local Government Area, after Thursday’s shootout with hoodlums. Yaro said in a statement issued in Owerri on Friday by police spokesman, SP Bala Alkana that four hoodlums were fatally injured, but others fled during the gun battle. He

Insecurity: Imo Has Semblance Of War Situation, There Is More To It -NBA

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Nigerian Bar Association, Imo branch, has set up a help desk to collate data of persons allegedly arrested and detained unjustly by the police in the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the association’s Publicity Secretary, Uzor Enwere, in Owerri, Imo State on Thursday. According to the statement, the help desk is

NUJ Urges Probe Into Arrest Of Imo Newspaper Vendors

Posted by - May 11, 2021
Imo council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has demanded a full investigation into Monday’s arrest of newspaper vendors and distributors in Owerri, Imo State by security operatives. The council’s request is contained in a statement in Owerri, co-signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Chris Akaronye and Juliet Dim. It decried the “Gestapo” manner in

Imo Jailbreak: Escapee Inmate Arrested In Akwa Ibom

Posted by - April 8, 2021
One of the over 1, 800 inmates who escaped from the custodial centre of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) in Owerri, Imo State during an attack on the facility by hoodlums on Monday, April 5, has been arrested by the police in Akwa Ibom State. The escapee inmate identified as David Victor Ubong, was arrested

Imo: DSS Warned Police Command On Impending Attack Before Hoodlums Struck –Report

Posted by - April 7, 2021
Facts emerging from the recent attack on the Imo State police command headquarters and the Nigeria Correctional Service custodial centre in Owerri, the state capital, indicated that the Department of State Service (DSS) had alerted the state police command on an impending attack, 48 hours before the incident occurred. “The Commissioner of Police ignored credible

Beware, Igbo Can’t Afford Another War, Uwazurike Warns

Posted by - March 1, 2021
Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Ralph Uwazurike, has warned those beating drums of war in the southeastern geopolitical region of the country, saying those inciting Igbo youths into taking up arms against the nation’s security forces, are exposing them to danger.   Uwazurike, who spoke on

Medical Doctor, 17 Others Arrested in Imo Over Alleged Internet Fraud

Posted by - February 17, 2021
  A 28-year-old medical practitioner, Chijioke Precious, and 17 others have been arrested by operatives of the Uyo zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged internet fraud in Owerri, Imo State capital.   In a statement on Wednesday by Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media and Publicity of the antigraft commission, the