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    JAMB Set To Reduce 180 Cut-off Mark For 2016/2017 Academic Session

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    The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has concluded arrangements to reduce the 180 cut-off mark for admission to tertiary institutions. The registrar and chief executive of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq  Oloyede,  said this during the second technical committee meeting for 2016 Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria,  at the Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri,…

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  • Imo: Police Parades 40 Suspects, Introduces ‘Operation Mkpochapu’

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    The Imo State Police Command has paraded over 40 suspects allegedly involved in various crimes, ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, murder, unlawful possession of arms, cultism, among other crimes, just as it has re-introduced ‘Operation Mkpochapu’ in the state. The operation, tagged ‘phase II,’ according to the State Commissioner of Police, CP Taiwo Lakanu, was…

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    Police Parade 40 Suspects In Imo

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    The Imo State Police Command has  paraded over 40 suspects allegedly involved  in various  crimes ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, murder, unlawful possession of fire arms  and cultism among other heinous crimes just as it has re-introduced “Operation Mkpochapu” in the state. The Operation Mkpochapu Phase II, according to the commissioner of police, CP. Taiwo…

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    Okorocha Blames Recession On Neglect Of Agric Sector

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    The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that the current economic challenges facing the nation came as a result of total neglect of the Agricultural sector by the country’s past leaders, stressing that before the advent of oil, agriculture provided over 70 per cent  of the employment and resources of the country…

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  • Imo First Lady Heads Amnesty Committee

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    Following the surrendering of arms and embracing of peace by Avenger militants fighting in the oil producing areas of Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta, the State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, in his desire to ensure sustainable peace in the areas and also sustain the momentum of progress in the state, has inaugurated the Amnesty Committee, and two…

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  • Imo Militants Cease Fire, Surrender Arms To Okorocha

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    The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) of Imo State extraction who had up till now held the state to hostage through pipeline  vandalisation, yesterday stormed the Government House Owerri in trucks where they exuberantly surrendered  their arms and ammunition including AK47 to Governor Rochas Okorocha and all security chiefs in the state. The ex-militants, who arrived…

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    Police Arrest Mother, Son For Stealing day-old Baby

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    In its renewed effort to tackle the illicit trade of child trafficking in the state, operatives of the Imo State Police Command on Monday arrested a woman and her son for allegedly stealing a day-old  male child, Chukwunoso, from a maternity in Isiala, Mbano council area of the state. Parading the suspects, Mrs.Ngozi Anyanwu and…

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    PDP Crisis: Sheriff, Party Urged To Embrace Dialogue

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    More knocks have come for embattled erstwhile Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as he has been described as a pretender and non-card carrying member of the PDP, who is bent on bringing the party to its knees. Former secretary to the Imo State Government (SGI), Barr. Chris Okewulonu stated…

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