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PDP Supporters Protest in Owerri

Supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, protesting the outcome of the governorship election in Imo State, went on the rampage in Owerri, the state capital on Monday. PDP supporters, who displayed placards demanding that Governor Rochas Okorocha should vacate Government House for their candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, stopped and harassed motorists on Okigwe Road. The

Tension Mounts in Owerri

INEC officials and journalists were on Sunday held hostage at the commission’s office in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Tension mounted as news filtered in that a group of protesters believed to be supporters of the  APC were advancing towards INEC office from the Asumta Cathedral end of Owerri – Port Harcourt Road. Security officials

Tension Mounts in Owerri

INEC officials and journalists were on Sunday held hostage at the commission’s office in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Tension mounted as news filtered in that a group of protesters believed to be supporters of the  APC were advancing towards INEC office from the Asumta Cathedral end of Owerri – Port Harcourt Road. Security officials

Voters Detained in Imo

An unknown number of voters were detained in an emergency cell in Ogboko, hometown of Governor Rochas Okorocha in Ideato South Local Government Area of the state as elections proceeded on Saturday. Voting went on normally in the area but Okorocha complained that “they have arrested innocent citizens who have registered here for frivolous allegations.”

Pandemonium At INEC Office Owerri

There was pandemonium at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Thursday. Security operatives ordered everyone out of the premises of the Commission as election materials were being distributed. Trouble started at about 5pm when heavily armed policemen numbering about 50 arrived the office and ordered

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