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Abia Govt Shutdown School

Abia State Government has shut the Union Primary School, Afaraukwu located in the Umuahia North Local Government Area of the State, as suspected explosive devices were discovered in the School. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr John Kalu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Meanwhile, necessary measures have been taken to […]

Lagos CP Deploys More Mobile Police To Correctional Centres

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu has deployed additional Mobile Policemen in the correctional centres in the State. This was disclosed after he received the new Controller of Correctional Services, Lagos, Mr Francis Adebisi, and his entourage, at the Police Command headquarter in Ikeja. A brief detail of the meeting was shared on […]

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 […]

Imo Building Collapse: Officials Recover Two More Bodies

Two more dead bodies have been recovered from the rubble of a collapsed building in Owerri, the Imo State capital. A Team of rescue officials comprising the Red Cross and Owerri Capital Development Authority evacuated the bodies from the scene of the incident on Friday, May 1, 2020. The number of persons killed in the […]

An Eight-Storey Building Collapses, Kills Two People In Imo

At least two persons have died after an eight-storey building collapsed in Imo State. The building, located along the Yar’ Adua Drive in Owerri, the State capital, was said to have been under construction at the time of the incident on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Channels TV reports that rescue operations are currently ongoing and […]

NIMC Director Arraigned In Court For Defiling Two Year-Old Girl

A family court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has arraigned the state Director of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Ikenna Unegbu for allegedly defiling a two years old girl in his office. The Nation gathered that the incident happened on February 5, 2020, in Unegbu’s office at NIMC, Imo State. The mother […]

INEC Office In Imo On Fire After Supplementary Elections

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Orlu local government area of Imo state has been set ablaze by unknown persons. The Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the incident happened in the early hours of Monday, February 3, 2020, as no casualty was recorded, but electoral materials and […]