IMO STATE TO ENJOY STABLE POWER SUPPLY SOON - OKOROCHA

IMO STATE TO ENJOY STABLE POWER SUPPLY SOON – OKOROCHA

Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has assured that the state will soon enjoy steady power supply. The Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha gave the assurance shortly after his arrival to the state from Abuja. Owelle Okorocha noted that efforts were being intensified to bring the epileptic power supply in the...
PHOTO OF THE DAY

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Governor Rochas Okorocha taking care of official business in -flight. Some have made this a big deal out of this casual photo, some of us don’t see anything wrong. What about you?
PHOTOS: Owerri Girls Secondary school Alumni hold Breast Cancer Awareness event.

PHOTOS: Owerri Girls Secondary school Alumni hold Breast Cancer Awareness event.

Over the weekend, the home branch chapter of Owerri Girls’ Secondary school alumni association held a Breast cancer awareness event for the young girls. The event started with a walk from the Warehouse to the school premises. The concept of the event was to help in  creating awareness to the younger...
PHOTOS: Consul-General of China, Liu Khan visits Imo state. (Details of the visit)

PHOTOS: Consul-General of China, Liu Khan visits Imo state. (Details of the visit)

Governor Rochas Okorocha has called on the government of China to revisit the cases of Nigerians imprisoned in the country including Imo indigenes with the aim of reviewing  their cases to ensure that innocent ones were not punished for offences they never committed. Governor Okorocha made the call on Thursday,...
Igbos Have No Regret Voting For PDP- Ekweremadu

Igbos Have No Regret Voting For PDP- Ekweremadu

Basking in the euphoria of his recent victory at the National Assembly election, the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu on Saturday reaffirmed that the decision of the people of the South-East geo-political zone of Nigeria to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election was a...
Mrs Buhari meets with parents of Chibok girls.

Mrs Buhari meets with parents of Chibok girls.

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Friday wept at the Defence House as she received two mothers of the over 200 Chibok school girls who were abducted by Boko Haram in April 2014 The two women, who also met with President Muhammadu Buhari, were weeping as they walked...
PHOTOS: Inauguration of the Imo State 8th house, 3rd assembly.

PHOTOS: Inauguration of the Imo State 8th house, 3rd assembly.

The 8th House, 3rd Assembly of the Imo State Legislative House has today, 11th June 2015 been inaugurated. The member representing Okigwe State Constituency, Hon. Acho Ihim was sworn in as Speaker . Ihim is a returning member and served as Chairman, House committee on Information. Also elected was Hon.Ugonna Ozuruigbo (OZB) for...

PICTURES: Gov.Okorocha swears-in new SSG, Chief of Staff, others.

Earlier today, Governor Rochas Okorocha swore in Sir Jude Ejiogu as the new Secretary to the State Government and Hon.Uche Nwosu as his Chief of Staff.  Sam Onwuemeodo will serve as Chief Press Secretary to the Governor while , Barr Emma Ibediro takes on the role as SSA Special Duties &  Hon Ethelbert Ibeawuchi, SSA Assets & Liabilities. Speaking at the ceremony, Gov.Okorocha stated that the immediate past SSG, Prof Anwukah was not fired as rumoured. He praised Anwukah for a wonderful job and wished him well in his future endeavours.
If tribunal stands firmly, Ihedioha will be declared Governor - Barth Obi

If tribunal stands firmly, Ihedioha will be declared Governor – Barth Obi

In a recent interview, veteran politician a Hon. Prince Barth Obi alleged that the elections were manipulated. He is of the opinion that if the tribunal would stand firmly, Rt.Hon Emeka Ihedioha will be declared winner of the just concluded Imo Governorship elections. This is how Nigerian Horn is reporting...
On free-education, I stand - Okorocha

On free-education, I stand – Okorocha

Apparently refuting the rumour making rounds that the Imo State government led by governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha will drop Free education programme, the state governor has made it clear that the free education programme will continue. The governor who disclosed this during his swearing-in at Dan Anyiam Stadium Owerri, sounded...
From Age 11, children in Nigeria can legally have sexual intercourse - Senate.

From Age 11, children in Nigeria can legally have sexual intercourse – Senate.

Here’s a very disturbing development from the Senate as reported by the News Agency of Nigeria: The Senate on Wednesday passed the Sexual Offences Bill, 2015 which prescribes life imprisonment for rapists and those who have sexual intercourse with children under 11 years. The passage of the bill followed the...
IMO TRADITIONAL RULERS EXTOL MADUMERE’S LEADERSHIP QUALITIES

IMO TRADITIONAL RULERS EXTOL MADUMERE’S LEADERSHIP QUALITIES

The Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers, Owerri Zone chapter, has thrown its weight behind Imo Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, which they attributed to his sterling leadership qualities and his consistency in principle. This statement was made when the group paid what they described a victory courtesy call to...
GOV OKOROCHA DONATES LAND, CASH, ETC FOR CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF ORLU UNIVERSITY

GOV OKOROCHA DONATES LAND, CASH, ETC FOR CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF ORLU UNIVERSITY

Governor Rochas Okorocha has thrown his weight behind the building of Catholic Diocese of Orlu University and has directed that the land to that effect and all the necessary authorization papers for the university be given to the leadership of the Diocese for the commencement of the university. The governor...
PICTURES: Governor Rochas Okorocha's second inauguration ceremony.

PICTURES: Governor Rochas Okorocha’s second inauguration ceremony.

    Today ushers in the second tenure of the Rescue mission administration. What are some of your expectations from Governor Rochas Okorocha’s team as we open up a fresh page?  
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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APC GOVT TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE AT ALL LEVELS IN THE COUNTRY -GOV.OKOROCHA

APC GOVT TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE AT ALL LEVELS IN THE COUNTRY -GOV.OKOROCHA

  Governor of Imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has disclosed that the government of All Progressives Congress, APC, will introduce free education at all levels in the country, adding that the APC government would stop at nothing to insure that education should be free so that all can go to school. Governor Okorocha made the...
IMSG challenges monarchs to publish their purported court order.

IMSG challenges monarchs to publish their purported court order.

We have read reports in the newspapers on Wednesday June 24, 2015 on the purported court order granted to about forty traditional rulers in the state restraining the state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha from suspending them as traditional rulers. The reports in question had also stated that the traditional rulers had gone to court to...
Newly sworn in SSG, Jude Ejiogu reaches out to thank Imolites.

Newly sworn in SSG, Jude Ejiogu reaches out to thank Imolites.

Secretary to the Government of Imo State, Sir Jude Ejiogu has expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the good people of the state for the massive love and affection they showed him since his new appointment and swearing in. The SGI stated this in a release signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Ikenna Onuoha...
OKOROCHA ISSUES RED CARD TO INDOLENT WORKERS

OKOROCHA ISSUES RED CARD TO INDOLENT WORKERS

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has made it clear that his administration has no intension to down-size or retrench the work-force of Imo workers or to slash their salaries. The State Governor disclosed this to Journalists during an unscheduled visit to some of the parastatals and agencies in the state. Governor Okorocha who disclosed...
IMSG flags off beautification programme; artisans relocated to permanent site.

IMSG flags off beautification programme; artisans relocated to permanent site.

Barely one month, the Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha declared the intension of his administration to transform the state into a modern model state, through a programme christened “Imo my Pride,” the state government has embarked on reconstruction of Owerri city roads. The state Governor while touring round the city, said that the gesture...
IMSG flags off beautification programme; artisans relocated to permanent site.

IMSG flags off beautification programme; artisans relocated to permanent site.

Barely one month, the Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha declared the intension of his administration to transform the state into a modern model state, through a programme christened “Imo my Pride,” the state government has embarked on reconstruction of Owerri city roads. The state Governor while touring round the city, said that the gesture...
MEDSOFT: The real problem of FMC, Owerri workers? - By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

MEDSOFT: The real problem of FMC, Owerri workers? – By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

The Federal Medical Center, Owerri has been on lockdown for the past one month as workers protest an alleged move by the MD of the health center to privatize the hospital and sell off valued assets of the Federal Government owned health provider to family members and cronies. As ludicrous as this claim is, most...
EFCC quizzes former Imo State Governor, Ikedi Ohakim?

EFCC quizzes former Imo State Governor, Ikedi Ohakim?

Premium Times is reporting a very disturbing development. According to their news story: A former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Mr. Ohakim, governor between 2007 and 2011, was arrested Thursday at about 10.05 am at his residence in the Asokoro district of Abuja....
BIRTHDAY: Sen. Samuel Anyanwu (SamDaddy) clocks 50!

BIRTHDAY: Sen. Samuel Anyanwu (SamDaddy) clocks 50!

Please join the IMO STATE BLOG family as we send birthday wishes to Sen. Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu (SamDaddy) as he celebrates his 50th birthday today, June 18. Sen.Anyanwu was elected to the National Assembly on the PDP platform and represents the Imo East Senatorial zone.  
Former Deputy Speaker, Ihedioha returns home to his people.

Former Deputy Speaker, Ihedioha returns home to his people.

After 12 years in Abuja representing the people of Aboh Mbaise/ Ngor Okpala federal constituency in the green chamber,  Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha will return to Imo state today. The former Deputy Speaker who was the PDP Governorship candidate in the state will be received by his supporters at the Sam Mbakwe airport and proceed...
Full list of Imo State Lawmakers and their constituencies.

Full list of Imo State Lawmakers and their constituencies.

LIST OF THE NEW IMO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY MEMBERS AND THEIR LGAS 1.     Hon. Ihim Iheanacho                    Okigwe LGA    ………..          Speaker 2.     Hon. Chukwuemeka Lioyd          Owerri North LGA 3.     Hon. Kennedy Ibeh                        Obowo LGA 4.     Hon. Lawson Duruji                      Ehime Mbano LGA 5.     Hon. Ozuruigbo Ugonna              Nwangele LGA………. Deputy Speaker 6.     Hon. Engr....
COMMUNITY NEWS: Youth Corper stabbed to death in Aboh Mbaise LGA (Graphic)

COMMUNITY NEWS: Youth Corper stabbed to death in Aboh Mbaise LGA (Graphic)

A Batch C corp member identified as Hope among his friends was stabbed to death in his room in Aboh Mbise local government of Imo state last Saturday, June 6th. According to reports, the killers broken into his room while he was sleeping and stabbed him to death. Some say he was stabbed by an indigene...