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The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha yesterday called on Nigerians to return to positive Nigeria's traditional family values, decrying the spate of family problems attributable to holistic adoption of western cultures.

Governor Okorocha made this remark through his Deputy, Prince Eze Madumere in Ibadan while fielding questions from the newsmen shortly after the wedding Church service between Omolola Akintola,the daughter of a fire brand Ibadan based eminent Jurist, Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN) and her heartthrob, Dr. Akinwande Onafalujo at Bodija Estate Baptist Church.

Indigenes of Egbu in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State have shut down the PHCN facility in the area, as well as Egbu raod while demanding for steady power supply.

The protest which broke out in the morning of Tuesday April 4, 2017 has the angry youths carrying sticks, stones and broken bottles chase staff of the establishment away from their office while demanding that something be done to the epileptic power supply they receive despite having the power distribution facilities located in their land.

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.

Reports have it that that barely hours after the new Imo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Ezeike resumed duties at the State headquarters, dare devil armed men have invaded Anara, Isiala Mbano local government and whisked away a former principal manager of Power Holding company of Nigeria, Benedict Kpaduwa, sending fears into the community.

The new Police Commissioner, Chris Ezeike, hails from Uga in Anambra State and has served 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.

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.