Tag: Imo

Police begin manhunt for kidnappers of priest in Imo

The Police Commissioner in Imo, Nassiru Mohammed, says he has activated tactical units of the command to rescue Rev. Marcel Onyeocha and...

Imo police confirms kidnap of Reverend Father Izu Marcel Onyeocha

By Chidi Nkwopara – OwerriImo State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of Rev Fr Izu Marcel Onyeocha, by hoodlums.The Command’s Public Relations...

Identity of those who kidnapped Imo catholic priest revealed

By Chinonso AlozieThe Imo state police command on Sunday, confirmed that suspected Fulani herdsmen, were behind the kidnap of a Catholic priest, Reverend...

Again, Catholic priest kidnapped in Imo

KidnapBy Chinonso AlozieFew months after, auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Owerri Archdiocese, Bishop Moses Chikwe, was kidnapped and released by his captors, another catholic...

Updated: Imo school owners lament destruction by windstorm

By Chinonso Alozie, OwerriSchool owners in Obinze, Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo state, yesterday lamented the damages the windstorm caused to...

IPOB, ESN, POLITICIANS: How Imo became a battlefield

Photos of burnt police vehicles at the Imo police command.…We thought another Biafran war had started —ResidentBy Chidi NkwoparaThe Easter Monday morning attack...

(UPDATED) Alleged freed Imo monarch, community divided, no report on kidnap...

By Chinonso Alozie – OwerriConfusion on Saturday intensified within the Umuezie community in Nguru, Aboh Mbaise local government area of Imo state, over...

Tension, kidnapped Imo monarch freed without reporting incident to police

By Chinonso Alozie – OwerriThere was confusion on Saturday as the the kidnapped Imo monarch, the traditional ruler of Umuezie community in Nguru,...

Police stations attack: Imo elders speak on solutions

Imo attack political- Top ESN commander Uzodimma expose, prosecute politicians behind it – Ex-Ohanaeze chairmanIPOB, Imo govt, FG all suspects – ASETUChoose qualified,...

Imo Attacks: IGP tasks CPs, Zonal AIGs to evolve new policing...

By Kingsley OmonobiThe Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on Friday, met with Police Strategic Commanders, Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of...

PHOTOS: FG releases names, faces of fleeing Imo prison escapees

By Arogbonlo IsrealThe Nigerian Correctional Service has released photos and names of some of the inmates who escaped during the jailbreak in Imo...

Police Station Attacks: Enemies of Imo behind destruction — Senate President

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan…Commissions Evan Enweren road in Imo…They can’t slow down my government – UzodimmaBy Chinonso Alozie, OwerriThe Senate President...

Insecurity: Tension mounts in Imo, Abia, Rivers

Photos of burnt police vehicles at the Imo police command.…Another police station attacked in Imo, two officers injured…Imo govt fingers former gov for...

Imo residents speak on attacks on police stations

By Chinonso Alozie, OwerriSome residents of Imo state have bared their minds on why they think the attacks on public institutions in the...

Consult me on how we kept Imo peaceful, Okorocha tells Uzodinma

Okorocha and UzodinmaBy Marie-Therese NanlongFormer Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has advised the incumbent Governor of the State, Hope Uzodinma to tow...

Imo Monarch kidnapped with cabinet members, families

By Chinonso Alozie, OwerriThe traditional ruler of Umuezie community in Nguru, Aboh Mbaise local government area of Imo state, Eze Charles Iroegbu, has...

Politicians sponsored Imo attacks — UZODIMMA

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State…Counters police on IPOB involvementGovernor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has said some aggrieved politicians are behind the...

Jailbreak: Imo Villagers Set Escaped Prisoner Ablaze

Angry residents of Umuawom village, Ihodimeze community in Ikeduru council area of Imo State on Wednesday set ablaze a fleeing prisoner, who returned home...

Imo Jailbreak: Inmates turn to cleaning, hawking jobs for survival

By Chinonso Alozie, OwerriAn exclusive investigation by Vanguard revealed that from the thousands of fleeing inmates some were said to have taken up...

Why we must reject agents of anarchy – Osinbajo in Imo

Says path of violence can only lead to disasterGovt will further strengthen securityNigerians must come together and reject the agents of anarchy seeking...

Ehime Mbano police station bombed, suspects freed in Imo

O***3 police vehicles burnt, no loss of arms – PoliceBy Chinonso Alozie – OwerriThe Ehime Mbano police station has been bombed on Tuesday...

Bandits again set police division in Imo on fire

Barely 48 hours after unknown gunmen attacked the Police Command in Imo, bandits again razed the Police division in Ehime/Mbano in the state,...

Imo prisonbreak: FG assures amnesty if fugitives return voluntarily

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has assured fugitives who escaped from the custodial centre in Owerri, the Imo capital, of amnesty...

Minister describes Imo attack as act of terrorism

The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Dingyadi has described the Monday attack on security operatives and formations in Imo as an act...

Imo jailbreak: No hiding place for IPOB members, says IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Muhammed, on Tuesday said that there will be no hiding place for the members of Indigenous People of Biafra. The...