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Photos: Uzodinma receives Peter Obi in Imo

Photos: Uzodinma receives Peter Obi in Imo

By Biodun Busari Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma received the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi in Owerri, the state capital on Tuesday. Obi was in Imo for the flag-off of the Labour Party’s presidential campaign. Read also: I’m not interested in calling others names, Atiku’s my elder — Peter Obi LP made […]

Imo explosion: Owners of illegal refineries on the run

Imo explosion: Owners of illegal refineries on the run

Top operators of over 150 illegal oil refineries between the forests of Abaezi and Abacheke communities in Ohaji/Egbema local government area of Imo State with boundary with Rivers State, yesterday, abandoned their sites after the Imo State government had declared one Okenze Onyewoke wanted, after linking him with the Abaezi illegal oil refinery that exploded and killed over 100 lives and damaged vehicles Friday night.

Imo: Over 100 lives lost in fire at illegal refinery

Imo: Over 100 lives lost in fire at illegal refinery

By Egufe Yafugborhi, Port Harcourt Over 100 persons were fear roasted in an explosion that rocked illegal refinery sites in the boundary between Imo and Rivers states. Fyneface Dumnamene, Executive Director, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) who broke the news to Vanguard said the incident may have occurred at Abacheka, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area […]

Sit-at-home: Total shut down in Imo

Sit-at-home: Total shut down in Imo

By Chinonso Alozie Commercial and transport activities on Monday were shut down in Imo state. Vanguard observed in Owerri Metropolis that also movements of goods and services were closed over the sit-at-home order. It was gathered that the shops, banks, and markets along the streets of Owerri-Port Harcourt, Owerri-Aba, Owerri-Okigwe, and Owerri-Onitsha roads were all […]