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September 21, 2018 5:59 AM APC primaries: Nnamani, Sylva, Mamora, others head screening, appeal committees

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated legislative screening and appeals committees for the party’s 386 Senate and 1,587 House of representatives aspirants. According to the ruling party’s revised timetable, the primaries will begin next Tuesday. Oserheimen Osunbor, Clement Ebri, Timipre 23

September 18, 2018 12:52 PM BREAKING: Court orders arrest of Senator Uzodinma

An Abuja court has ordered the police to arrest Senator Hope Uzodinma (Orlu Zone, Imo West) and produce him before September 25, 2018. Justice Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa Abuja gave the order on Tuesday, following Uzodinma’s failure to attend court, to respond to a direct criminal complaint pending against him. “Pursuant to Section 20

September 16, 2018 5:43 AM Okorocha appoints new SSG, Commissioners

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has appointed a new Secretary to the Government. Chief Mark Uchendu has emerged as the new SSG, replacing Sir George Eche who resigned some days ago. The governor also appointed Messrs Kenneth Chid Ejiogu as Chief of Staff Government House, Chukwuemeka Valentine Duru, Principal Secretary to the Governor, and Mr. Victor 25

September 15, 2018 6:01 AM El-Rufai makes new appointment

Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-rufai has approved the appointment of AIG Mohammed Murtala Abbass as Special Adviser in Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki. This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna on Friday and signed by the Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity. According to the statement 24

September 12, 2018 2:52 PM Gunmen shoot police sergeant dead in Imo, escape with his riffle

Suspected gunmen on Tuesday shot dead a sergeant identified as Christian Nnamani, in Owerri, Imo State capital. The hoodlums, who made away with the AK47 rifle belonging to the slain policeman, also shot a passerby. The incident was said to have happened around 9pm on Tuesday at Control post Roundabout, opposite Assumpta Catholic Church, Owerri archdiocesan 25

September 11, 2018 2:17 PM Popular Catholic priest reportedly assassinated in Imo

Unknown gunmen have killed Rev. Fr Jude Egbom, of St. Patrick’s Parish, Amuchu of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Imo State. Fr. Egbom, DAILY POST gathered was assassinated while having his haircut in his hometown. A resident of the community, Ikem Obioma, said, “Fr Jude Egbom, who visited his hometown, Umuwala during the weekend, decided to have a haircut 47

September 10, 2018 6:05 PM APC blows hot, warns Senator Uzodinma to stop parading himself as member

The Imo State chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Daniel Nwafor, has warned Senator Hope Uzodinma to stop parading himself as a member of the party. According to him, Senator Uzodinma was yet to be recognised at the ward and local government levels of the party. Briefing journalists, on Monday, at the party secretariat, in Owerri, Nwafor 24

August 24, 2018 5:50 AM How we felt when Ortom, Tambuwal, Ahmed dumped APC for PDP – Okorocha

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha on Thursday described the defection of some governors of the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party as painful. He said this in Daura, Katsina State when he led other APC governors to visit President Muhammadu Buhari to felicitate with him in the spirit of the season. Okorocha said: “We had wished 25

August 21, 2018 6:26 PM Chief Iwuanyanwu is dead

A former aspirant for the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Publisher of an Abuja-based celebrity magazine, ‘Democracy Confidential,’ Chief Chyna Iwuanyanwu, is dead. Iwuanyanwu, a former journalist with Radio Nigeria and Champion newspaper, died in Abuja after a brief illness. Punch reports that the family of the publisher 30

August 20, 2018 6:43 AM Nnamdi Kanu: Fani-Kayode speaks on arrest of IPOB women

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has called for the release of female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB arrested in Imo. IPOB, in a press release made available to DAILY POST on Sunday said the women were arrested when they staged a peaceful protest to demand the release of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. They called for the immediate 24