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The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere has identified unity and peace as requisite conditions for progress in any given community, adding that a peaceful environment brings a purposeful destiny and leadership.

Madumere made the statement when the leadership of Eziome Progressive Union, Mbieri, Mbaitoili LGA paid him a courtesy visit in his country home Achi Mbieri last weekend.

He advised the people to work in harmony as a team to actualize their dreams, pointing out that there is strength in unity.

Four occupants of a two-storey building on Fire Service/Mbaise Road, in Owerri, the Imo State capital died after the building collapsed in the early hours of yesterday. Five other occupants of the building, which is opposite the Owerri Area Police Command headquarters, were rescued but they sustained various degrees of injuries.
The coordinator of Owerri Operations, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Evans Ugoh, who confirmed the casualties to newsmen said rescue operation was ongoing.

To give made in Nigeria goods a better platform to thrive especially in the international market, the World Trade Summit & Expo has been changed to Nigeria International Week, Asia Edition.

Speaking on the recent update, the President of FOW World, Hon. Nwabueze Buchi George said that while there will be more focus on marketing Made in Nigeria products and ideas, every other thing remains the same including the date and venues of the event.


The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere has charged  Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC  to brace up to meet up with the ever increasing need for her goods and services by providing additional facilities in Imo State.
 
Prince Madumere made the suggestion yesterday in his office when a delegation of NNPC Retail Limited led by its Managing Director, Engr Adetunji Adeyemi paid him a courtesy visit in the Government House, Owerri, Imo State.
 


Tragedy struck in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Monday when a truck fell off a heavy duty vehicle and crushed people suspected to be students of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo.

Sources said that the vehicle which was coming from Port Harcourt fell off the heavy duty vehicle and crushed people who were standing on the road side.

Our correspondent learnt that the incident happened opposite the Polytechnic’ s main gate on the ever busy Owerri – Port Harcourt expressway.