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August 16, 2018

Confusion in Imo Assembly …As Speaker removes Majority leader

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  The Imo State House of Assembly witnessed a rowdy session on Thursday during its plenary when Speaker Acho Ihim announced, after the motion for adjournment, the removal of the House Majority leader, Hon. Uche Oguwuike, representing Ikeduru constituency, and promptly replaced him with former majority leader, Lugard Osuji of Owerri Municipal. The Speaker had announced the change while members of the House were about leaving the legislative Chamber. The new majority leader was sacked last year by the House over alleged inefficiency in the discharge of his duties. The removal of Ogwuike did not go down well with some…

Police parades traffickers who used Dep Gov name to con victims to Libya

Police parades traffickers who used Dep Gov name to con victims to Libya

  Ado-Ekiti-Ekiti State police Command on Thursday parades some conmen who specialise in using the name of Deputy Governor of the state, Kolapo Isola to recruit unsuspecting women into Libya slave market Dada Ogundare, who was paraded alongside a prophetess, Omoseeke Komolafe, were said to have collected money from the parents of the victims under the guise that the money was meant to acquire Dubai trip slots allegedly being distributed by the Deputy Governor. The suspects claimed that they only assisted the young ladies, one of whom was pregnant, to seek employment outside the country not knowing that they would…

Fear grips IMSUTH Staff over sack threat …as Govt releases 241 names for Query

  The staff of Imo State University Teaching Hospital Orlu was on Monday thrown into pandemonium following the release of over 241 names of the workers in the hospital who will undergo query with reason of being absent on their duty post. When The Leader visited the hospital, some of the staff were seen loitering in state of confusion within the premises of the hospital, while some were busy with their over side function. One of the senior staff in the hospital (name withheld) told The Leader that the staff did not actually know the cause of such development, but…

Enugu Govt, APC trade words over impeached deputy governor’s posting

Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the opportunity offered to impeach deputy governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, to return to the state civil service as a deputy director, describing the government’s offer as a caricature appointment, huge joke and theatre of the absurd. A statement issued by the State Publicity Secretary of the party, Mrs. Kate Offor read in part: “It is our considered view that Enugu State Civil Service has no room for theatre of the absurd; where Governor Sullivan Chime, who owns a poultry farm with Chief Onyebuchi at Government House and is equally culpable,…

Obazu youths pledge support to Imo Deputy Gov

The youths of Obazu Autonomous Community in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the Obazu Women Association Hall, re-affirmed their support and solidarity to the Deputy Governor of the State, Eze Prince Madumere. Representatives of the youths numbering over 1000 said that they would ever remain loyal and committed to the project of the Deputy Governor. They explained that the rowdiness experienced during the recent inter-face chart with the Deputy Governor in Obazu was as a result of their long bottled anger against the leadership of the community and not the Deputy Governor….