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IMO state Deputy governor impeached, court stops swearing in of new deputy governor

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Nneteen 19 out of 27 members of the State House of Assembly had on Monday, July 30, impeached the former Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere following the submission last Friday, of the report of the Panel that investigated the allegations against him. Thereafter, the House of Assembly cleared the state Head of Service, Callistus Ekenze as the deputy governor designate. A High Court in Owerri, the Imo State Capital, has stopped the swearing-in of Calistus Ekenze as the new Deputy Governor of the state. The court issued an interim order stopping the swearing-in ceremony following a suit by Eze Madumere challenging his impeachment as Deputy Governor. Madumere was impeached on Monday 30th July by the Imo State House of Assembly after a six-man probe panel found him guilty of abandoning his duties, failing to carry out official duties assigned to him by the Governor and gross misconduct, among others. Immediately after Madumere’s removal, Acho Ihim, the Speaker, read a letter from…

We will restore Biafra no matter what it will cost

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The Igwuocha (Rivers State) South-East Senatorial District in their meeting held recently in Obigbo, vowed to employ all necessary measures within their capabilities for the restoration of the sovereign nation of Biafra and in their own words: "no matter what it will cost". This declaration was made in their meeting organized to re-strategize on most viable methodology to adopt in sensitising our people for the upcoming Biafra referendum as being planned by the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) worldwide. Mazi Oluka Philemon, Coordinator of the Senatorial District who is a native of Alesa-Eleme in Ogoni Province, stated that referendum remains the only peaceful option to determine the restoration demand of the people for the independence of Biafra. The exercise is the right democratic meter fashioned out in civilised societies to read the mindset of the masses, particularly Biafraland in this part of the world. He further stressed that all those who ar…

Cristiano Ronaldo completes first medical fitness in juventus

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Having touched down to sign his papers and undergo a medical a week or two ago, Cristiano Ronaldo finally underwent his first official day as a Juventus player on Monday. The Portuguese superstar, who completed a €100 million move from Real Madrid, completed his first day of preseason after being granted an extended break following his involvement at the World Cup and then undergoing a personal mini-tour of China. By the looks of things, Ronaldo arrived bearing gifts for his new teammates, clutching a plastic bag that we choose to believe was full of fridge magnets, novelty pens, key rings and other chintzy souvenirs from his summer holiday in Greece. The 33-year-old was then put through his paces, donning a Bane-esque face mask as he set about plotting the demise of Batman doing a few fitness tests on the treadmill. Ronaldo also bumped into a few of his new colleagues, removing his shirt to greet Paulo Dybala for the first time and watching on in admiration as Douglas Costa too…