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    IPOB sit-home: Shops, banks, schools, markets shut down in Owerri

    Commercial activities were brought to a close today being, Monday in Owerri as residents deserted the Imo State capital in compliance to the sit-at-home order issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra led by Nnamdi Kanu. IPOB, through its Director of Media and Publicity, Emma Powerful, had said human and vehicular movement would be restricted across the South-East on…

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    MMIA, Nnamdi Azikiwe airports resumes operations

    After a closure that lasted more than 3 months, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, are to resume domestic operations on Wednesday, July 8. Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Wednesday night. He said date for commencement of international flights would be announced in due course.…

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    Igbos are myopic- Okorocha

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has described the Igbo people of South Eastern Nigeria as myopic. The governor made this statement in live broadcast televised on Channels Television while addressing Igbos ahead of the April 11 gubernatorial polls across the country. The Governors, who spoke at a town hall meeting in Owerri, accused his kinsmen for lack of foresight…

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    South-East will get additional state before any other zone – Jonathan

    President Goodluck Jonathan has assured that the South East zone would get an additional state to bring them at par with other zones in the country. Jonathan who gave the assurance yesterday during a reception organised for him by the Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers in Owerri , the Imo State capital, said that if he is re- elected,…

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    Jonathan’s visit: Police tear gas protesting women in Imo

    Some women who barricaded the entrance into State Secretariat of Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers, ahead of the visit of President Goodluck Jonathan to the place, were flushed out by the police. The police used tear gas canisters on the women, who were believed to be loyalists of All Progressives Congress, APC, after their passionate appeal to them to…

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    I’ll make Naira equal in value to dollar – Buhari

    The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday said he would ensure that the Naira was equal to the dollar in value, if voted into office. Buhari stated this during the South East presidential rally of the party at Dan Anyima Stadium, Owerri, Imo State. He said: “It is sad that the value of the naira has…

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