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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.

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.

FOW World in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment will give the 2017 Independence Day celebration in Asia a different colour with a tread and investment expo tagged Nigeria-Korea-Japan-China Business, Investment & Trade Expo.

The event which is geared at improving the trade relationship between Nigeria, Korea, Japan and China will also ensure that more made in Nigerian products find their way outside the shores of the country.

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.

The Traditional Rulers and  people of Isu Clan have commended the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha for his monumental achievements since the inception of Rescue Mission Government.

The people of Isu made these commendations yesterday during the 'Launch of Maiden Royal Almanac' organised by Isu Council of Traditional Rulers led by HRH, Eze Edwin Orisakwe, which held at Isu Local Government Headquaters, Umundugba, Isu Local government area of Imo State.