Press Statement: Imo PDP Demands Release of INEC Officials’ Illegally Detained By APC Regime Under Uzodinma

…Urges Imolites to resist INEC’s   harassment, intimidation …Wants IGP to caution Police The Peoples Democratic Party,PDP in Imo State has described the arrest and continued detention of Chidiebere Eze, Felix Agu and other officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC by the APC-led regime of Senator Hope Uzodinma as an attempt to intimidate and cow the electoral umpire so as to yield to the desperate plot by the failed APC to rig the 2023 elections in the State. Our Party, therefore, demands that all INEC officials being held in various detention facilities…

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Engineers Advise Government Against Awarding Projects To Quacks

By Onyinyechi Nwankwo  Displeased with the rate of infrastructural collapses witnessed across the country, professional engineers have advised government both at the states and national levels to avoid awarding construction projects to unprofessionals or quacks. This was stated by engineers from various engineering fields during the Public Lecture/Induction and Award Conferment ceremony of the Nigeria Society Of Engineers, Okigwe Branch, held at the Owerri Engineering Centre, last week. Speaking, the Chairman of Okigwe branch of the Nigeria Society Of Engineers , NSE, Engr. Oji Alozie Oji , MNSE, said it…

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Omuma Debacle: Imolites, Lawyers Demand Immediate Release Of Detained INEC Staff

The continued detention of two staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) namely Chidiebere Stanley Eze and Felix Agu for allegedly exposing the fraudulent padding of the Voter’s register at Omuma dusing the Voter Registration exercise otherwise referred to as Omuma magic has continued to elicit mixed reactions from Imolites of different persuasions who have called on for their immediate release on the ground that their continued detention is illegal, unconstitutional and ultra-vires. Barr Calistus Osondu SAN of Ebubedike chambers and Barr Nigozi Olehi, counsels to the respective defendants…

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JSC Executive Secretary Enjoins Mothers To Inculcate Good Moral Values In Their Wards

Imo women have been charged to inculcate good morals, social and cultural values in their children for the betterment of the society. The Executive  Secretary,  Judiciary  Service Commission, Jennifer Nwosu Esq. J P (AICMC), stated this when the Executive members of the  Umuokoma, Iriamaogu, Ihiagwa kindred meeting, women’s wing, paid her a courtesy visit in her office. Hon. Nwosu, who highlighted the attributes of a good mother, charged them to always complement the efforts of their husbands in uplifting their families. She commended them for their contributions towards the promotion…

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HarvestPlus Partners Imo, Holds Nutritious Food Fair, November 18, 19

To ensure that everyone begins to consume foods rich in biofortification, vitamin A nutrients, HarvestPlus in partnership with the federal ministry of agriculture, the federal ministry of health, development partners and Imo State will be hosting the 8th edition of the Nutritious Food Fair (NFF) in Owerri, Imo State. Speaking during a press conference held yesterday at the conference hall of the ministry of health, the country manager of HarvestPlus Nigeria, Yusuf Dollah, noted that this year’s 8th edition of the NFF is tagged ‘Improving Resilience through Nutritious Food System,…

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Ogwunga Charges Exco Of Good Friends Sports Club Owerri On Efficiency, Bows Out

By Williams Odunze The immediate past President of Good Friends Sports Club Owerri, Chief ESV. Basil Ogwunga, has charged the new executive members of the club to work efficiently in order to improve the success of the club. Ogwunga gave the charge in his handover speech during the official swearing- in ceremony of the new executive, held at the Club Arena, Shell Camp, Owerri, last Friday. Stating that his leadership gained many successes for the club, the past President called on the executive to work in line with the dictates…

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Ogbulafor, Ex-National Chair PDP  Dies In Canada

…He wanted 60yrs rule for PDP Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, an Umuahia Prince and famous former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), is dead? He was  said to have died peacefully on Thursday night, according to family sources. ‘‘Dede Ukwu, Hon. Vin. Ogbulafor passed on last night. He died in Canada,’’ a message from his relative revealed on Friday night. Known for his frequent controversial statements, Ogbulafor was very influential during his time as PDP scribe. He had said his ruling PDP at the time would be in power…

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Federal Polytechnic Nekede Launches Tissue Paper Factory

History has again been made in Federal Polytechnic Nekede as the institution Wednesday launched a tissue paper factory. Unveiling the first products of the factory at the main auditorium of the polytechnic, the Rector, Engr. Dr. Michael Arimanwa FNSE, JP, expressed joy at the actualization of the project which has become a milestone in his administration. He also announced that the product, PolyNek Tissue, was made of high quality materials hence could withstand the pressure of competition. In his words, “We are glad to produce and launch a topnotch tissue…

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Ex-Imo Lawmaker- Nzekwe Loses Father-In-Law  

…Burial for Nov 26 Former member for Nkwerre state constituency in the Imo state House of Assembly,IMHA and currently a Special Adviser  to Imo governor on Public Safety, Hon Prince  Ugochukwu Nzekwe has lost his father-in-law, Chief Oliver Opara. A release from the ex-lawmaker indicates that Late  Chief Opara (Supreme Leader )of Umuocha,Avu in Owerri West,Imo State, was aged 72. The release further indicates that there will be wake keep in his honour on November 25. Interment will there after take place on November 26 in his family compound at…

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Group Urges Govt To Create Better Opportunity For Women, Girls

The Executive Director, Virgin Heart Foundation, Peace Dike, has urged government at all levels to ensure that rights and social needs of women and girls are attained by implementing decisions that encourage gender equality, employment opportunities, quality education, healthcare, skill acquisition, admittance into politics and government, legislating and keeping laws against sexual molestation, maltreatment and hard labour. She made the request while speaking to newsmen during a one-day summit held for adolescent girls in primary and secondary schools including special citizens in Imo State at City School Owerri on Tuesday.…

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