PHOTOS: Okorocha joins other dignitaries to pay last respect to late Sen.Uche Chukwumerije

PHOTOS: Okorocha joins other dignitaries to pay last respect to late Sen.Uche Chukwumerije

On Friday, Governor Rochas  Okorocha arrived Isiochi in Abia state to join other dignitaries to pay their last respect to late Sen.Uche Chukwumerije.   Aged 75, late Sen. Uche Chukwumerije joined his ancestors from the Turkish hospital in Abuja after battling an undisclosed illness over a long period of time. He...
UPDATE: Governor Okorocha returns from brief vacation abroad.

UPDATE: Governor Okorocha returns from brief vacation abroad.

Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has returned from his brief oversea trip with an assurance that the free Education policy of his administration would remain vigorously pursued, adding that all the necessary sacrifice would be undertaken to ensure that the free education Programme remains enviable. The Governor arrived the...
Eze Ilomuanya receives appointment letter as Chancellor.

Eze Ilomuanya receives appointment letter as Chancellor.

Eze (Dr) C. I. Ilomuanya on Saturday received his Appointment Letter as Chancellor, Federal University Bernin Kebbi, Kebbi State from the Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarua . Also at the presentation ceremony was the Minister of State (Education) Prof. Viola Onwuliri  and Registrar of the University, Alhaji Ibrahim Mungadi.  ...
Details from the meeting between Gen.Buhari and Ohaneze Ndi igbo.

Details from the meeting between Gen.Buhari and Ohaneze Ndi igbo.

During a congratulatory visit to Buhari at the Defence House in Abuja yesterday, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Caretaker Committee told the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, that President Jonathan lied to the Igbo nation about awarding contract for the construction of Second Niger bridge and major federal roads in the South East. They...
Are there any unfulfilled promises by Governor Okorocha?

Are there any unfulfilled promises by Governor Okorocha?

So there’s this radio jingle that’s been on the airwaves for sometime now. Governor Rochas Okorocha wants to know if there is anything he promised us that he is yet to deliver. If you have anything on your mind, please step forward and offload it or forever hold your peace.    ...
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IMO PDP expels Araraume, Chukwueke, Anumudu, others.

IMO PDP expels Araraume, Chukwueke, Anumudu, others.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Imo State, has expelled Senator Ifeanyi Godwin Araraume and 19 others from the party. Those affected in the expulsion included two other governorship aspirants in the persons of Jerry Chukwueke and Humphrey Anumudu. Others were Gibson Achonwa, C. Y Amako, Charles Amadi, Kingsley Onunuju, Ethelbert Okere, Jones Uzoka, Nkem Nwankwo,...
Buhari is a blessing to Nigeria - PDP BOT member, Donald Etiebet

Buhari is a blessing to Nigeria – PDP BOT member, Donald Etiebet

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources who is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Board of Trustees, Chief Donald Etiebet, has declared that it was God who gave President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to Nigerians in this difficult times to salvage the country. This was as he expressed his belief to Vanguard that the incoming...
AIRPORT SCENE: Buhari shuns Rolls Royce from Nigerian High Commission, UK

AIRPORT SCENE: Buhari shuns Rolls Royce from Nigerian High Commission, UK

So news has it that President-elect Muhammadu Buhari shunned the use of a Rolls Royce made available for him by the Nigerian High Commission in London on Friday.  After exchanging pleasantries with the embassy officials led by the High Commissioner, Dr Dalhatu Tafida, the president-elect politely told them that his visit was strictly private and...
Obi of Onitsha and call for igbos to invest in their homeland.

Obi of Onitsha and call for igbos to invest in their homeland.

The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, has lamented that while the Igbos have over 70 per cent of their investments outside their homeland, non-Igbos had not deemed it necessary to come to the South-East to invest. Why is it so and what can Governors across the South East can do to encourage their citizens...
PRESS RELEASE: RE: HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA AT THE TRIBUNAL TO CHALLENGE THE VICTORY OF GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA AT THE TRIBUNAL

PRESS RELEASE: RE: HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA AT THE TRIBUNAL TO CHALLENGE THE VICTORY OF GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA AT THE TRIBUNAL

It has come to the knowledge of the Governor of the State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha and the Rescue Mission Government in the State that the governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the April governorship election, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has finally lived upto his earlier threat to challenge the resounding Victory of Governor...
Imo State N20bn Bond, how has this bond issue benefited the Imolites? - By Obinna Zebulon

Imo State N20bn Bond, how has this bond issue benefited the Imolites? – By Obinna Zebulon

IMO STATE BOND 2009 MATTER ARISING   As we approach the Maturity date of 30th June 2016 of the Imo State N20bn Bond, how has this bond issue benefited the Imolites? By definition, a Bond is ‘’A debt security issued by a state, municipality or county to finance its capital expenditures. These bonds are exempt from federal taxes and from...
Before Imolites pay Okorocha's N16bn debt. - By Kelechi Mejuobi

Before Imolites pay Okorocha’s N16bn debt. – By Kelechi Mejuobi

Re-elected governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha last week stirred the hornest’s nest when he claimed that he is being owed N16bn by the Imo State Government. The report carried by an Owerri-based newspaper which has also gone viral in the social media and online newspapers as a subject of discussion especially among residents...
Members of Araraume's Destiny Organization pay courtesy visit on Chief of Staff.

Members of Araraume’s Destiny Organization pay courtesy visit on Chief of Staff.

Chief of Staff, Imo State Government has charged members of the Destiny Organization in Owerri North local government area on the need to register with the All Progressives Congress (APC) so as to enjoy the same benefits entitled to bonafide members of the party. Sir Ejiogu gave this directive while addressing members of Destiny Organization,...
IMO GOVT. PARTNERS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, POLAND ON INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

IMO GOVT. PARTNERS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, POLAND ON INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

In its drive towards achieving an industrialized Imo State, Imo State government, yesterday, indicated interest to partner with Owerri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and other related agencies towards achieving its policy thrust of industrial development and massive job creation for 2015-2019 political dispensation. Imo Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere made this revelation when the...
IMO PDP in confusion as leaders defect to APC in numbers - (Nigerian Horn)

IMO PDP in confusion as leaders defect to APC in numbers – (Nigerian Horn)

As the country eagerly awaits the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the April 11 Governorship election in Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, to disclose his position on the election results as he promised, confusion has befallen the party in the state. Since after the party’s defeat in the governorship and State House...
Who will emerge as the next Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly? -Onwuasoanya Jones.

Who will emerge as the next Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly? -Onwuasoanya Jones.

Now that the elections have been concluded and certificates of return issued to the twenty seven members-elect of the Imo State House of Assembly, it will not be out of place for us to begin a discussion on who is best fit to call the shots at the incoming sixth Assembly of the Imo State...
NDI IGBO: Architects of our own problem - By Joe Onwukeme

NDI IGBO: Architects of our own problem – By Joe Onwukeme

As Ndigbo, we shouldn’t pretend that all is well with us. Our house has fallen and the earlier we tell ourselves the bitter truth that we are the architects of our own problems the better for us all. We have reduced ourselves to object of ridicule by other regions because we have again shot ourselves...