SARS arrests killer of PA to Ihedioha’s aide

SARS arrests killer of PA to Ihedioha’s aide

The Special Anti -Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command has arrested the suspected killer of Bruno Uchechukwu. Uchechukwu, until his death last week at the Cherubim junction in Owerri , was the Personal Assistant to Jasper Ndubuaku , who is the Chairman of the Committee for the Recovery of Movable Stolen Assets belonging to the state government and the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Security Matters . The state Commissioner of Police , Rabiu Ladodo, said the suspect , Leonard Dennis, was arrested based on credible intelligence. Ladodo, who described the suspect as a notorious criminal , said he belonged to a cult. The CP , who said the suspect was popularly known as Toothpick, added that the SARS Commander , Godfrey Victor , led the operation to the School Road in Owerri Municipal , where the suspect was apprehended . He said , “ On September 29 at No . 13 School Road , Umuoronjo , Owerri Municipal , the SARS , led by CSP Victor Godfrey , arrested a notorious criminal , one Leonard Dennis Junior , 22 , aka Toothpick, based on a tip -off. “He is a member of the New Black Movement of Africa , also known as Ayes Confraternity . On interrogation ,

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Gun men murder Aide to Chairman, Imo Asset Recovery Committee

Gunmen suspected to be political assailants have killed Bruno Uchechukwu, the personal assistant to the chairman of Imo State committee on the Recovery of Stolen Movable Assets belonging to the Imo State government , Jasper Ndubuaku . The committee , which is chaired by a former member of the state House of Assembly, Ndubuaku , was inaugurated by the state governor , Emeka Ihedioha , shortly after his swearing- in. Our correspondent learnt that the victim was murdered on Sunday evening at Cherubim Junction, a popular junction in the state capital . Bruno , who was rushed to a hospital was confirmed dead by the medical experts . The deceased , 32 hailed from Atta in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of the state . He was the first son of his only surviving aged mother , a relative told our correspondent . Ndubuaku expressed deep worry over the incident , saying that the killing was either targeted at him or done to frighten him on his job . He also accused the opposition in the state of being behind the killing , stressing that , “ever since the administration of Emeka Ihedioha , came to power , the oppositions have caused series of havocs in the state .” He

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Ararume Sacks Staff for Attending Ihedioha’s Victory party, Order him to Vacate Company Apartment Same Day

Ambrose Nwaogwugwu For Anyanwu Chidiebere, Monday the 23rd of September was just like every other working Monday but he was unaware of what fate had in store for him when he was invited to his M. D's office who happens to be the the biological son of Sen. Ifeanyi Araraume. Anyanwu Chidiebere is a supervisor at EXCLUSIVE STORE LTD in Abuja owned by Senator Ifeanyi Araraume. He was never queried or anything but was ordered to vacate the company's house before an hours time. Puzzled Chidiebere begged for forgiveness although he was not told of any particular reason or offence he committed to have warranted his being sent packing from the company's house and loss of job until he recalled the event that happened penultimate night ago. Anyanwu Chidiebere is from Ahiazu Mbaise LGA of Imo State. On Saturday he had received a call from his Mbaise brothers to come over to Jabi High court in Abuja where the Imo state governorship election petition tribunal were sitting. On his arrival to the place, told Nwaogwugwu, people were jubliating for the victory of his state governor, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, it was from there they proceeded to the maitama residence of the gover

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Xenophobia: Police Cordon off Owerri Shoprite

Xenophobia: Police Cordon off Owerri Shoprite

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The police in Imo State have cordoned off the Shoprite Complex in Owerri following rumours that angry youths were planning to attack it. This is even as the management of Shoprite Owerri has shut down the business outfit over the fear of being attacked . This is coming as Nigerians are protesting the killing of Nigerians in South Africa . The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Orlando Ikeokwu , told our correspondent that the police took the action in order to prevent a breakdown of law and order in the state . He said that other businesses owned by South Africans which were in the state were being protected from attacks. Copyright PUNCH

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Salary Padding, Sex Scandal Rock Imo Civil Guard

Salary Padding, Sex Scandal Rock Imo Civil Guard

Acting Commandant General, Others Fingered By Ikenna Onuoha The leadership of Imo State Civil Guards is in cross road following allegation of salary padding said to have been perpetuated by the Acting Commandant General of the outfit, Mr. Martin Eke. In a petition against Mr. Eke and his cohorts which a copy was obtained by our reporter and signed by a Senior Staff of the outfit, Mr. Desmond Duru, accused the Acting Commandant General, Mr. Eke and other Senior officers of sexually harassing some female staff of the agency before they were posted to vibrant government offices in the cause of their duties. The petition tagged, “Perpetuation of Naked Fraud in Imo State Civil Guard by the Acting Commandant General, Mr. Martin Eke and His collaborators: Request for Urgent Investigation and Intervention” Mr. Duru expressed annoyance over what he described as massive fraud and man’s inhumanity to man being orchestrated by Mr. Eke and Messrs Festus Ojiji, Obioma Nlem, Kenneth Uwahemo, Onyekachi Amarikwa and Raymond Adide against the state government and junior members of the Guard. Part of the petition reads, “Imo State Civil Guard as an institution created under the law o

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Okorocha blasts Imo PDP over petition to IGP against him

The immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has tackled the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over a petition against him by the party to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), accusing him of making inciting comments against Governor Emeka Ihedioha’s administration. The petition, which was signed by the state secretary of the party, Nze Ray Emeana, and made available to journalists yesterday, urged the IGP to look into Okorocha’s comments while addressing his supporters during his return to the state last Tuesday and call him to order. But in his reaction, Okorocha described the letter as “deceitful and an afterthought”, urging the IGP to disregard the petition. A statement signed by Okorocha’s Special Adviser, Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, said: “Governor Emeka Ihedioha-led PDP government in Imo State has sent a letter to the IGP to call the beloved former governor of the State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha to order, because according to them, he was inciting his supporters to cause trouble. “Governor Ihedioha was also quoted to have said that his predecessor, Owelle Okorocha “stole” not N200 billion again but N1 trillion from the state. “We want to app

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Imo State set to hold THE FIRST EVER GIRL CHILD MENTAL EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE

  The converner, Chimamaka Pearl Ahunam is the Founder, IMO GIRL CHILD FORUM. She hails from Ehime Mbano, Imo state and is passionate about engaging young girls in Imo state through her NGO, IMO GIRL CHILD FORUM. The event is on Thursday, 22nd of August 2019. At Lecture Theatre, Opposite St. Joseph Chaplaincy, (Imo State University). We applaud her for her courage and her love for The IMO GIRL CHILD. We learnt that the First lady, Lady Ebere IHEDIOHA would be having an August meeting with her women from the 16th of August to 1st September 2019. The GIRL CHILD CONFERENCE falls on the 22nd of August. What it simply means is that the young girls Will be having their AUGUST MEETING under the Leadership of this young woman, Chimamaka Pearl Ahunam. We wish her success in her pursuit. Indeed IMO IS BLESSED. THIS IS THE TIME FOR OUR GIRLS

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Achara man becomes ENTRACO Ambassador

Achara Man, the Mbaise Born Hip Hop Recording and Performing Artist who prides himself as Jewel of the East has been recognized for his hardwork in the entertainment industry here in Imo State and environs.

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Emulate Oyo gov, Okorocha tells Ihedioha

Chidiebube Okeoma , Owerri The immediate past governor of Imo State , Rochas Okorocha on Thursday told his successor , Emeka Ihedioha , to emulate his Oyo State counterpart , Seyi Makinde. Okorocha, in a statement by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo , said Makinde, despite taking over from the All Progressives Congress , promised that he would not cancel good policies undertaken by his predecessor. Okorocha insisted that Ihedioha had a vendetta against him . He said , “On Wednesday , August 14 , 2019 , Governor Emeka Ihedioha announced the constitution of a seven -man Judicial Commission of Inquiry on land allocations from June 2006 to May 2019. “Looking at the members of the panel, who are all card -carrying members of the Peoples Democratic Party , and their terms of reference, one would have no other option but to conclude that the governor , as usual , has his target or mission , which is to continue his vendetta against the past APC government in the state and the man who headed it, Senator Rochas Okorocha.” He added , “For instance , the Prof Jude Njoku ’s education committee took no other action but to take over the PPP -oriented Eastern Palm University and also scrapp

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Kingsley Uju Meets NEMA, Others Over Flooding, Insecurity in S’East

Kingsley Uju Meets NEMA, Others Over Flooding, Insecurity in S’East

Reassures Constituents of better days By Ikenna Orioha In order to contain Flooding and Insecurity in the South East particularly Imo State, member representing Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta/Oru West Federal Constituency in the House of Reps, Hon Chima Kingsley Uju, says he had met with the National Emergency Management Agency and other Concerned Relevant Agencies of Government. Uju, before becoming a Rep Member, had provided succour to Flood Victims at the Niger Delta region of Imo State to palliatively cushion their serious problems. Those previous years were witnessed with adverse flood that claimed many lives and ravaged many households with aquatic beings and farm products being destroyed by the scourging flood. Uju disclosed this while having an audience with members of Niger Delta Media Forum at his residence, Umuorji, Ohaji Egbema, Imo State, on Sunday. The outspoken Lawmaker who has been effectively representing the people, interfacing with them, said he would always work cordially with relevant agencies to ensure that Flooding and Insecurity are tackled headlong so that safety, peace and good living will always be the hallmark of the people of the South East especially his

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