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After 24 hours a former principal manager, Finance and Accounts of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, Benedict Kpaduwa, was abducted on the premise of his firm, Mekcyn Investment situated in his home town, Anara, in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, he has regained his freedom.
A police source said that Kpaduwa, a Lagos based businessman who had just returned home before he was whisked away by the four armed men, who operated in a Hummer bus, was rescued around 10: 45pm in a forest on Tuesday.


About 48 hours after a bank worker in the Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State , Enyioma Okwudiri , was killed alongside one Nanman Lamak , the leader of the gang allegedly reponsible for the deaths has been shot dead by the police.
The gunmen had on Saturday killed the two men, who were together with a lady in a Honda Civic.
The assailants had also killed a policeman along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Road, making away with the cop’s Toyota Camry. Two other persons, making use of an Automated Teller Machine, were also shot dead by the gang.


A National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Owerri, Imo on Tuesday adjourned to April 28,2017, a litigation Instituted by the Nigerian Union of pensions in the state, against governor Rochas Okorocha, the Account general, Attorney general and the head of service of the state.
The pensioners are challenging the state government's policy wherein they were asked to forfeit 60 percent of their pension arrears and gratuities by signing a form prepared by the government.
The matter which was ought to be heard for the first time suffered a minor setback when Osita Chukwuemeka, senior state Counsel, who appeared on behalf of the defendants told the court that he was served very late.


A former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, has condemned the use of force on those agitating for a sovereign state of Biafra by the federal government. Obi, who spoke to newsmen on Thursday after a close door with the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, at the government House, Owerri, said that the continued incarceration of the Biafra activists was rather worsening the whole situation.

Awo – Omamma in the Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State, was thrown in panic as an officer of the Imo Security Network allegedly shot dead one of his colleagues, Chidi Onyenekwu , at a burial ceremony in the community.
The Imo Security Network is a state - owned security formation established by the state governor, Rochas Okarche , during his first tenure in office.