Imo residents raise eyebrows as new Obama handshake bill boards spring up.

Imo residents raise eyebrows as new Obama handshake bill boards spring up.

Someone sent in this picture. According to the sender, the bill-board was sighted along Okigwe road in Owerri. While the Imo state government had earlier issued a press statement in which Governor Okorocha distanced himself from the initial ‘handshake bill-board” sighted along the airport road, many question why more bill...
Gov.Okorocha distances self from bill-board Photograph With Pres. Obama.

Gov.Okorocha distances self from bill-board Photograph With Pres. Obama.

The attention of the Imo State Government has been drawn to His Excellency, Governor Rochas Okorocha’s photographs with president Barak Obama been shown on the digital billboard screen and flex billboard banner. To say the least, the Imo Governor or the state government he superintends did not place the photographs...
PICTURES: Governor Okorocha accompanies President Buhari to meet US President Barack Obama, VP Joe Biden.

PICTURES: Governor Okorocha accompanies President Buhari to meet US President Barack Obama, VP Joe Biden.

   Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha was among the 33 man delegation that accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States. Here are some pictures from the White House where Pres.Buhari held talks with U.S President Barack Obama and his Vice, Joe Biden. 
IMSG begins exercise to keep Owerri clean and beautiful again.

IMSG begins exercise to keep Owerri clean and beautiful again.

The Imo State Government wishes to reiterate its resolve to ensure that Owerri, the state capital and its environs are brought back to the fast lane of cleanliness and orderliness, and would want to appeal once more for understanding on the part of the good people of the state. It...
ASSA GAS PLANT TO KICK OFF SOON - IMSG

ASSA GAS PLANT TO KICK OFF SOON – IMSG

The Imo State Government has assured the shell Petroleum Development Company Limited and Borkir International Company Limited (subsidiary at Dangote Group) of its cooperation to ensure that Assa North – Ohaji South Gas plant project functions effectively. The state governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha stated this when the two companies  led...
Details of the South-east Governors meeting in Owerri.

Details of the South-east Governors meeting in Owerri.

South East governors met at the Imo State government House, Owerri on Sunday to deliberate and agree on the way forward for the people and governments of the geo-political zone. In attendance were the governors of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Enugu state, chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ebonyi state, represented by...
PHOTOS: Former Imo Speaker, Ike C. Ibe remarries.

PHOTOS: Former Imo Speaker, Ike C. Ibe remarries.

  Former Speaker of the Imo state house of Assembly, Rt.Hon Ike C. Ibe has remarried. The traditional wedding between Ibe and his bride, Uche Anusiem took place at the Avutu community primary school ground in Obowo.  In June 2012, Ibe lost his wife, Nancy and daughter in the ill-fated Dana...
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...
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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JUDE EJIOGU TASKS NIGERIAN PHYSICIANS ON PROFESSIONAL ETHICS, DEDICATION

JUDE EJIOGU TASKS NIGERIAN PHYSICIANS ON PROFESSIONAL ETHICS, DEDICATION

Secretary to the Government of Imo State (SGI), Sir Jude Ejiogu has charged Physicians in Nigeria to always remain dedicated and as well, uphold the ethics of medical profession in the discharge of their duties, and commended them for prompt response that led to the eradication of Ebola disease in Nigeria. Sir Ejiogu made this...
Buhari's visit to Pres Barack Obama was momumental- Okorocha

Buhari’s visit to Pres Barack Obama was momumental- Okorocha

EXCERPTS: “The Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has described the outing of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States of America as one of the best outings any Nigerian government will make to the US. In a parley with Journalists at the Government House, Owerri, Tuesday 28th of July 2015, Owelle Okorocha said that...
IMSG PRESS RELEASE: THE 5-DAY WARNING STRIKE BY WORKERS

IMSG PRESS RELEASE: THE 5-DAY WARNING STRIKE BY WORKERS

  This is to inform Imo people and indeed, Nigerians who might be interested in events in the state that on Monday July 6, 2015, the state government and members of the organized labour had met and agreed that the few months outstanding workers’ salaries in the state would be paid up to the month...
FG vs Radio Biafra: Signals  shutdown; station debunks report.

FG vs Radio Biafra: Signals shutdown; station debunks report.

Hmm. The drama between the Federal Government and Radio Biafra gets interesting by the day. Earlier today, the Federal government announced that  it had succeeded in jamming the transmission signals of Radio Biafra, which according to them had been operating illegally from an unknown location. Dr Yemi Folasade-Esan, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry...
SPECIAL COURT AGAINST KIDNAPPING AND CULTISM UNDERWAY IN IMO

SPECIAL COURT AGAINST KIDNAPPING AND CULTISM UNDERWAY IN IMO

A Special Court against Kidnapping and Cultism is to be inaugurated in Imo to curb the excesses of kidnapping and cultism in the state. Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Acho Ihim stated this during a press briefing of the three Arms of Government viz; Executive, Legislative and Judiciary after a joint...
IMSG sets up committee to decongest state Prisons.

IMSG sets up committee to decongest state Prisons.

Determined to decongest the prison in Imo state, the Imo state government has set up a committee to find a lasting solution on how to decongest the prison. Addressing Journalists shortly after a Security Council meeting at Government House, the Secretary to the Government of Imo State, Chief Jude Ejiogu said the committee is made...
ALLEGED DEATH THREATS: Imo state government replies Ahamba

ALLEGED DEATH THREATS: Imo state government replies Ahamba

The Imo State Government has read reports in both national and Owerri based newspapers credited to Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN) the lead Counsel to Hon. Emeka Ihedioha in his case at the State Election Petition Tribunal claiming that Governor Rochas Okorocha is threatening his life. In the press statement signed by Chief Ahamba himself, he...
PRESS RELEASE FROM IMO STATE UNION OF ELDERS (UK)

PRESS RELEASE FROM IMO STATE UNION OF ELDERS (UK)

In his tireless effort to reposition and take the Central Association of Nigerians in the United Kingdom (CANUK) to the next level, the Chairman, Mr Babatunde Loye took his membership drive to Winkfield Resource Centre, Wood Green, in North London where he met, registered and had lunch with members of Imo State Elders Union, United...
40 EZES DIRECTED TO WITHDRAW THEIR SUIT AGAINST GOV.OKOROCHA

40 EZES DIRECTED TO WITHDRAW THEIR SUIT AGAINST GOV.OKOROCHA

His Excellency, Governor Rochas Okorocha has directed the forty traditional Rulers in the state who took him and the government to court to withdraw the suit without further delay and to also tender an apology because they took that action to insult and embarrass him and the government. The governor gave the directive while meeting...
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...