Tags : Imo State

INEC Declares Attacks On Offices As National Emergency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the attacks on its facilities are now a national emergency. The Commission came to the conclusion after an emergency session on Monday, May 24, 2021, hours after its Office in Igboeze South Local Government area of Enugu State was razed. This was disclosed in a statement issued […]

Imo Police Command Arrests IPOB Members For ‘Killing’ Cop

Imo State Police Command has arrested five people suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB) over the alleged killing of a Police Sergeant, Mr Joseph Nwaka. This is contained in a release signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, and made available to Newsmen in Owerri on […]

IGP Redeploys Senior Police Officers

Following the heightened insecurity in the south-east and south-south region, the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba has announced the redeployment of some senior police officers especially commissioner for police, CP. This was disclosed in a statement by the Police spokesperson, Mr Frank Mba. According to the new directive, CP Abutu Yaro was named new […]

“Imo Requests Will Treated Fast Because Buhari, Lawan Are Our

Imo State Governor, Mr Hope Uzodinma has expressed confidence that the requests of the people of the State will be treated expeditiously by the Federal Government because the State has heavyweight like the President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan as friends. The Governor who belongs to the ruling All Progressives Congress as […]

85 Fleeing Inmates Return To Owerri Prison In Aftermath Of

No fewer than 85 fleeing inmates have returned to the Owerri Correctional Centre which was attacked on the early hours of Monday by unknown gunmen. It would be recalled that 1,884 inmates were freed when the gunmen struck the Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command Headquarters in Owerri. The attackers who razed no […]

Imo Jail Break: “No Hiding Place For IPOB Members” -IGP

The outgoing Inspector-General of Police, Mr Adamu Muhammed, has said there will be no hiding place for members of Indigenous People of Biafra. The IGP who spoke when he visited the Imo State Police Command to inspect the extent of damage, insisted that IPOB members were responsible for the Imo jailbreak and the razing of […]

Imo Attacks: IPOB Denies Master Minding Attacks

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied masterminding Monday’s attacks on the Owerri Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command Headquarters. IPOB’s Spokesperson, Mr Emma Powerful in a statement issued on Monday, April 5, 2021, said it was fallacious to link IPOB and the Operatives of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) to the […]

Imo Prison/ Police Attacks: IGP Points At IPOB, ESN

Police authorities have stated that those who razed the Imo State Police Command Headquarters and freed inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Services Centre on Monday, April 5, 2021, were members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN). Inspector- General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu ordered the immediate deployment […]

Gunmen Free 1,844 Prison Inmates; Raze Police Headquarters In Imo

Gunmen has attacked the Nigerian Correctional Services Centre in Owerri, the Imo State Capital and freed 1,844 inmates. The Armed Men were said to have raided the Prison facility from 1:00am till 3:00am on Monday, April 5, 2021. They also razed the Imo State Police Command Headquarters in Owerri and burnt almost every vehicle within […]

“Ndubuisi Kanu, A Rare Breed In Consistency, Commitment To Justice,

A former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has described a former Military administrator of the State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Godwin Kanu, as a rare breed for his singular consistency and unwavering commitment to social justice, democracy and federalism in Nigeria. Retired Rear Admiral Kanu who is said to love this country and its […]