• Court summons 2 Imo commissioners, 3 others for contempt

    Court summons 2 Imo commissioners, 3 others for contempt

    A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Monday threatened to issue warrant of arrest against five officials of the Imo Government should they fail to appear before it on December 8.

    The order followed the failure of the officials to appear before the court on a suit filed against the state by a former Minister of Interior, Emmanuel Iheanacho, over the demolition of part of his property in Owerri.

    The affected officials are the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, Josephine […]

  • Gunmen assasinate APC chieftain, 3 others in Rivers

    Gunmen assasinate APC chieftain, 3 others in Rivers

    Unknown gunmen on Monday night assasinated a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Boris Naenwi, and three persons at Nonwa community in Tai local government area of the state.

    It was gathered that Naenwi, an indigene of Yeghe community in Gokana local government area of the state, and the three others, including a girl, who are siblings were riding in the same vehicle when the assassins ambushed the vehicle and opened fire on them.

    It was further gathered that the […]

  • Contractor’s son, 3 others drown in Ekiti … See graphic photos

    Contractor’s son, 3 others drown in Ekiti … See graphic photos

    Four persons, including a man believed to be the son of a World Bank contractor, have drowned in Egbe River in Egbe community of Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

    The four were said to be workers on a World Bank assessment mission to the river and had commenced work on Tuesday night.

    They were said to have come from Development Dams and Irrigation Schemes, Kaduna State and had died when the boat in which seven of them and their equipment […]