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The free Secondary School Certificate Examination and the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (SSCE/UTME) workshop organized for candidates seating for the examinations in Imo State by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to Imo State Governor on Entertainment and Public Affairs will today Thursday, March 30, 2017 by 2:00pm end in a celebration at Bongo Center, Owerri.


The police Sergeant, Wilson Ufere, who killed 16 -year –old Obinna Iwuoha on Thursday on the Anara – Umuahia expressway in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State has been dismissed from the Force.

Ufere, while on duty with two other officers, opened fire directly at a group of youths who were on a church procession.

Catherine Iwuoha,, mother of 16 years old Obinna, who was shot dead by a trigger Happy police Sergeant, Wilson Ufere, has called on the federal government and the inspector general of police to make sure that those who took away sleep from her eyes do not escape justice.

The emotional strickened widow who lost her husband, Cletus, in 2013, and only feeds her family of eight from the proceeds she makes from her patty trading said that her son until his death was a talented footballer who had dreamt of becoming a medical doctor.

Two out of the three young men who survived the bullets shot at them by a Police Sergeant , Wilson Ufere, said they saw the Police officer shoot 16 - year - old Obinna Iwuoha to death on Thursday evening at Okohia community in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State .
Chukwuebuka Donatus , 24 ; and Tochukwu Uzoukwu , 25, who spoke to our correspondent on Friday on their hospital beds in Orodo , Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state shortly after waking up from coma , said the trigger – happy policeman shot the teenager at a close range , killing him instantly.


An Imo State based businessman has  taken the bull by the horn by wearing his boots to tramp on poverty as well as investing in human capacity building in Imo state.

Chief Darlington Cimezie of Ndiokwu-Umuiyi Akabo in Ikeduru LGA of Imo State declared that he was going to do more for imolites through his Darlington Foundation while hosting what has been defined as the most expensive football tournament ever in Imo state.