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Residents of Irete community in the Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State have destroyed three homes of some suspected cult members in the area.
Worried by the menace of cultism in the community, which had resulted in the killings of three young men, including the recent killing of 23 -year -old Decency Chibundu, the residents trooped out on Friday to protest the mayhem.

After seven years, Imo State police command has got a commissioner of police of South East origin.
The new CP, Chris Ezeike, who hails from Oga in Anambra State had held sway in Rivers and Delta States, respectively and is coming after 7 years an Igbo born CP, Alloy Okorie left as the police helmsman in the state.
The coming of the new CP, was aftermath of the immediate out gone CP, Taiwo Lakanu, who got promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police and posted to the force headquarters, Abuja, as the AIG in charge of operations.

A suspected fake lawyer, who has practiced for five years in Anambra State, Richard Udeozo, was on Wednesday remanded in custody by a magistrate, S. K. Kadurumba, in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

It was learnt that Udeozo had jumped bail in Uli, Anambra State, some years back, after he was arrested for impersonation.

He allegedly ran to Owerri, where he started practising as a lawyer in the chambers of a private firm, until luck ran out on him.

Tragedy struck on Thursday in Owerri, the Imo State capital, when gunmen suspected to be armed robbers shot dead a bank customer a few meters away from the Government House.

The deceased, eyewitnesses said, was shot dead by the armed men when he allegedly refused to hand over the money he withdrew from the bank a few meters away from the scene of the crime.

The Imo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Gertrude Udoka has charged candidates seating for the 2017 Secondary School Certificate Examination and the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (SSCE/UTME) to study hard and shun the idea that a miracle center will help them.