Tag: Owerri

January 30, 2014

‘Gov. Okorocha caused all my problems’ – Man caught trying to sell his 7 children laments

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Imo is said to have tied his 7 children to a wheelbarrow in a ...

January 14, 2014

Tragic: 2 teenage sisters drown in river while swimming in Imo

by ‘Jola Sotubo 2 teenage sisters in have drowned in Imo after they were swept away while swimming. The unidentified ...

January 3, 2014

Look who’s chilling with Davido backstage in Owerri (PHOTO)

by Tutu Akinlabi Musician, Davido is seen here backstage with Nollywood actors, Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme  aka Aki and ...

December 21, 2013

Confusion as physically challenged persons cause major road block in Imo (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun A street protest organised by some physically challenged persons in Imo state interrupted traffic recently. The road ...

December 11, 2013

“Knowledge is not enough, skill is king,” Rise Networks’ National Youth Forum is here again

by Oge Okonkwo Each year, only 40,000 out of the over 400,000 Nigerian graduates who pass out of the NYSC ...

December 3, 2013

“I will resign as adviser if Jonathan refuses to run for re-election” – Gulak

by Akintomiwa Agbaje   The special adviser to President Jonathan on political affairs, Ahmed Gulak, has said that he will resign ...

November 19, 2013

“Yes, I slapped him very well!”: Ex-Super Eagles striker assaults American football agent in Imo

by Muyiwa Daropale A football agent, Henry Galliano, was on Monday evening assaulted by a Nigerian coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, at the Rockview Hotel, Owerri, ...

September 23, 2013

BUSTED: 6 suspected cultists arraigned for robbery, attempted murder in Imo

by Adeola Balogun An Owerri Chief Magistrate Court has had six suspected cult members paraded before it on charges of ...

September 21, 2013

Tragic news: 19 people die in Imo car crash, pregnant woman critically injured

by ‘Jola Sotubo At least 19 people are believed to be have lost their lives in a terrible auto crash ...

September 11, 2013

Owerri Prisons overflows with awaiting trial inmates

by Adeola Balogun The inadequate resources of the Federal Prisons, Owerri, have been brought to light as it was recently ...

August 31, 2013

I only made abortion available to those who need it – Okorocha

by ‘Jola Sotubo Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has clarified  that the bill currently before the state House of Assembly ...

August 20, 2013

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigerian tribalism – A personal love story

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani There really isn’t much hope for my father’s generation in terms of relinquishing tribal sentiments. Our only ...

August 3, 2013

Fake Starboy: Another Wizkid impersonator discovered in Imo

by Akan Ido A few weeks after news broke that some individuals defrauded students of the University of Lagos after ...

August 2, 2013

Busted: Police discover kidnappers’ spiritual home, arrest prophet in Delta (PHOTO)

The escape of a Nigerian female kidnap victim from the kidnappers’ den has led to the discovery of a shrine ...

August 2, 2013

Pius Adesanmi: APC – Memo to a new party

by Pius Adesanmi Why is Tom Ikimi, a former Chairman of the National Republican Convention who subsequently helped General Sani ...

August 1, 2013

Female doctors arrested for allegedly selling a baby in Imo

by Isi Esene Two female medical doctors, Sandra Odimega and Azuka Odike have been arrested in Imo state for their ...

July 15, 2013

Let’s have fun: Limpopo crooner, Kcee set to drop new single with Timaya

by Oge Okonkwo Artiste, Kcee will soon be dropping a new single with Timaya. Kcee confirmed this with Timaya during ...

June 24, 2013

Artiste, J Martins dumps music for preaching in Owerri (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido J Martins brought tears to the eyes of fans in Owerri on Saturday June 22, as he ...

June 24, 2013

Bliss! M.I Abaga introduces the new ‘Mrs. Abaga’ to fans in Imo (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Jude Abaga – one of the most eligible bachelors in the Nigerian music industry may have finally ...

May 19, 2013

Rumour mongers will destroy themselves – Polytechnic rector threatens students over, well, everything

by Hauwa Gambo During the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede in Owerri’s latest Quarterly General Assembly (wait… what?!), its rector, Dr. Celestina ...

May 18, 2013

Tragic: Mystery tree falls killing 31 people and injuring 16 others in Imo

by Akan Ido Thirty one people including two sisters were killed on Thursday night when a tree at the Ukwu Uko ...

March 2, 2013

Terrible! 30-year-old man accused of raping 4-year-old to death

by Isi Esene A 30-year-old man, Onyebuchi Ejinkonye, has been arrested by the police in Imo State for allegedly raping a ...

January 3, 2013

Festive tragedy: Man found dead in hotel swimming pool in Owerri

by Isi Esene Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of a yet to be identified man ...

December 28, 2012

Honourable rumble: Gov Okorocha’s, Senator Anyanwu’s aides clash, Anyanwu reportedly slaps governor’s aide-de-camp

by Isi Esene The political tension in Imo State has risen up a notch as aides to the governor, Rochas ...

December 20, 2012

Nkiru Sylvanus: 16 suspects arrested in connection with kidnap

by Akan Ido The Imo State police command have announced the arrest of 16 suspects in connection with the kidnap ...

December 19, 2012

Blame Okorocha for kidnappings in Imo – Ohakim

by Isi Esene Former Imo State governor, Ikedi Ohakim has blamed governor Rochas Okorocha for the increasing case of kidnapping ...

December 18, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Nkiru Sylvanus a day before her kidnap

by Akan Ido Actress Nkiru Sylvanus, the special assistant on public affairs to the Imo State governor is yet to ...

December 2, 2012

Power Intoxication: Rochas Okorocha’s ADC beat mobile policeman unconscious

by Isi Esene A mobile police officer attached to the state government house in Imo got a beating of his ...

November 17, 2012

#SadStories: Newborn found dead in school hostel soak-away

by Akan Ido Students resident in an external hostel close to a tertiary institution in Imo State were shocked early ...

October 23, 2012

Owerri, you’re next! The search for the next Nigerian Idol continues

by Isi Esene The energy levels went through the roof as Africa’s biggest music reality show Nigerian Idol made its ...

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