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Shell trains 40 Imo youths for Assah North-Ohaji South gas project

Osagie Okunbor

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has commenced a one-year professional and vocational training for 40 youths from the SPDC Joint Venture host communities of the Assa North and Ohaji South gas project in Imo State. Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director, Shell Petroleum Development Company and Country Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria “The aim is to ready these ...

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Imo assures community of readiness to fix ecological problem

Hope Uzodinma

The Imo State Government will soon address the ecological disaster at Nekede, Commissioner for Tourism, Mr Uche Ohia, said in Owerri on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State “The ecological disaster that has affected access to the Imo State Zoo and Wildlife Park through the old Nekede Road will receive the state government’s attention before long. ...

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Supreme Court stops govt from ceding 17 oil wells to Imo

Supreme Court of Nigeria

The Supreme Court has granted an order of injunction restraining the Federal Government from ceding 17 disputed oil wells located at Akri and Mbede in Rivers to Imo State. Supreme Court of Nigeria The apex court granted the order on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in Abuja while ruling in chamber on an ex parte motion argued by Mr Emmanuel Ukala (SAN). ...

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Gully erosion cuts off Nekede community, Imo zoo

Hope Uzodinma

A deep gully erosion has severed the major road leading to the Imo Zoo and Nekede, its host community, from Owerri capital city. Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State The incident, which happened in the night of Monday, July 12, 2021, caused serious commotion and panic among residents of the area, leaving many outgoing and incoming motorists stranded. The situation ...

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NASENI, Imo to partner in engineering, infrastructure development

Prof. Maiwalima Haruna

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) is set to partner the Imo State Government in the deployment engineering and infrastructure for the state’s development. Executive Vice Chairman of NASENI, Prof. Maiwalima Haruna Making a presentation during a courtesy call to the Governor of Imo State, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, at the Imo State Government House, the executive vice ...

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Imo Assembly calls for remedial work at erosion sites in Isiekenesi

Gully erosion

The Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 urged Gov. Hope Uzodimma to direct urgent remedial work at an erosion site in Isiekenesi, Ideato South Local Government Area. Gully erosion in southeast Nigeria The lawmakers made the call following a motion sponsored by Mr Johnson Duru (APC-Ideato South). Duru noted in his presentation that the area was ...

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DPR advises petrol stations to obey environmental safety rules

Total Filling Station

The Zonal Controller of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Imo State, Mrs Roseline Wilkie, has advised petrol station managers to observe environmental safety rules in their premises. A petrol station Wilkie gave the advice in Owerri, the state capital, on Friday, November 27, 2020 when she visited some petrol stations to create awareness and monitor compliance to DPR rules ...

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Imo seeks govt’s intervention on N75bn erosion remedy

Hope Uzodinma

Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State says the state government needs N75 billion to remedy 360 identified erosion sites in the state. Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State Uzodinma stated this to State House Correspondents, after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja, on Friday, November 27, 2020. The governor, who revealed that he ...

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Imo moves to restore Owerri masterplan to check flooding

Hope Uzodinma

Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has said his administration is desirous to restore the original masterplan of Owerri, the capital city, as part of the efforts to tackle flood-related issues in the state. Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State Uzodinma said this on Monday, September 21, 2020 when a delegation of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) came on ...

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USAID partners with govt to boost access to clean water in Imo

Hope Uzodinma

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with the Imo State Government to improve the management and delivery of water and sanitation (WASH) services to help people live healthier lives through reliable access to clean water. The Public Affairs Department of the U.S. Embassy in Abuja disclosed this in a statement of Friday, July 17, 2020 following a virtual ...

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