Tag: Owerri

For killing python, Owerri Chief Priest gives Alvan Ikoku College 7-day ultimatum

The management of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, AIFCE, has been given a 7-day ultimatum by the Chief Priest of Owerri land, Reginald Ejiogu over allegations that students from the college killed Eke Nworie (python).  According to reports in Owerri, Ejiogu handed over the ultimatum to the college by[Read More…]

The Chief Provost of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command has been killed

The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command, Okiemute Mrere, has been killed. NewsWireNGR learned on Monday that Mrere was reportedly attacked on Saturday night on Owerri- Port Harcourt Road. A senior officer of NIS, who confirmed the report, said the slain officer’s corpse was discovered in a[Read More…]

Aide of Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak shot dead in Owerri

Aide of Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak is dead. Multiple sources in Owerri tell NewsWireNGR that the aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak is dead. Gulak who is from Adamawa State was shot dead on his way to the airport in Imo State by unknown gunmen. He[Read More…]

VP Yemi Osinbajo says challenges Nigeria currently faces as a nation are not insurmountable

The challenges Nigeria currently faces as a nation are not insurmountable, but they are stepping stones to a great future, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this today in Owerri at a special interdenominational thanksgiving service to mark the first anniversary of the administration of the[Read More…]

Kidnapped Owerri Auxiliary Bishop, Moses Chikwe regains freedom

The abducted Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, Moses Chikwe has been rescued unhurt. In a statement by the Police Command in Imo State the rescue of the Cleric was successful following a sting operation embarked upon by the tactical squad of the Command led by the Anti[Read More…]

Gunmen kidnap Catholic Bishop in Owerri

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the Axillary Bishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, Moses Chikwe. The priest was kidnapped alongs with his driver at the World Bank area of Owerri, the Imo state capital. Hours after they were kidnapped, his vehicle in which they were driving was abandoned in front of the[Read More…]

Just In: Fr Mbaka storms Uzodinma’s office in Owerri

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (Amen), Reverend Father Ejike Camillus Anthony, Ebenezer Mbaka, has visited the Imo state governors office and dedicated the office and the entire building to God. Mbaka was said to have spent about three hours, cleansing and dedicating the building to God.  Punch[Read More…]

Heavily armed security personnel barricaded Imo Govt House, prevented people from entry – Read more

Security agents have barricaded Imo Government House, Owerri, following the Supreme Court judgment against Gov. Emeka Ihedioha on the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state. The country’s apex court on Tuesday gave the ruling against Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The court directed the immediate swearing[Read More…]

NBA To Sue Police, Zenith Bank For Abandoning Victim’s Family After Imo Bank Robbery

The Owerri branch of Nigerian Bar Association on Monday said that it would sue the Nigeria Police Force and Zenith Bank for allegedly abandoning the family of heroic Police Sergeant, Chukwudi Iboko, who died during the February 22, 2017, robbery which took place at the Wetheral Road branch of Zenith[Read More…]

Alleged Kidnapper And Armed Robbery Suspect Killed By Nigerian Police Special Force

A notorious kidnapper and armed robbery suspect in Imo state, Henry Chibueze, popularly known as Vampire, has been killed by Police Special Forces led by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Intelligence Response Team. Recall that some gunmen had late January stormed the Imo High Court situated along Orlu Road in[Read More…]