Gov.Okorocha meets with NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba.

Gov.Okorocha meets with NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba.

Governor Rochas Okorocha Wednesday night received a copy of the agreement reached by Labour and the Imo state government to end the disagreement which arose between the two groups following the suspension of workers of selected Parastatals and Agencies, and the agreement was a product of the Joint Committee made...
APC backs Gov.Okorocha; urges workers to cooperate with IMSG.

APC backs Gov.Okorocha; urges workers to cooperate with IMSG.

Following the disagreement between the Imo State Government and the organized Labour Unions in the state over the suspension of staff of certain Parastatals, the National officers of the All Progressives Congress, APC, led by its National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun were in the state to have first-hand information and...
Nigerians have an image problem abroad -  Buhari

Nigerians have an image problem abroad – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari in an exclusive interview with The Telegraph recently issued a warning to ALL Nigerians  against filing  asylum claims in America and Britain because Nigeria’s  reputation for criminality has made it hard for us to be “accepted” abroad. In his words: “Some Nigerians claim is that life is too difficult back home, but they...
Minister of Trade presents Okorocha with award of good governance.

Minister of Trade presents Okorocha with award of good governance.

  On Friday, Governor Okorocha received an award of good performance from the honourable Minister of Trade, Investment and Industry. The Minister was represented by Mr. Prince Jonathan Ubahi. More details to follow
Government Liason Officers inaugurated in Imo State.

Government Liason Officers inaugurated in Imo State.

Governor Rochas Okorocha, Wednesday, February 3, 2016 inaugurated three hundred and five (305) Government Liaison Officers (GLOs) representing each of the 305 INEC Wards in the state, stating that their primary assignment is to drive the government’s policies and programmes in their respective wards for progress, development and growth.  He also...
Turkish investors begin talks with Imo State Government.

Turkish investors begin talks with Imo State Government.

On Monday,the Chief of Staff, Imo State Government House, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu received a high powered business delegation from Turkey. The High Tech Turkish Investors led by a seasoned Engineer; M. METIN ONGUL who is a World Class Expert in Industrial Medical Equipment were in Imo State Government House to...
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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Labour dispute: Imo Speaker commends NLC, Imo state government.

Labour dispute: Imo Speaker commends NLC, Imo state government.

The Speaker Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Acho Ihim at plenary today commended the Nigerian Labour Congress and state government for the peaceful resolution of the labour dispute. The House also ruled that banks would have to refund all excess and hiding charges on Imo state owned account. Based on that, an adhoc committee...
SPEAK UP: What suggestions do you have in moving Imo state forward?

SPEAK UP: What suggestions do you have in moving Imo state forward?

In a democracy, the well-being, individuality and happiness of every citizen is important for the overall prosperity, peace and happiness of their state and country as a whole.  We should add strength to building up our beloved state. Here on IMO STATE BLOG, we encourage freedom of expression. Speak up and let your voices be heard...
Imo Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere shocks onlookers at Abuja airport.

Imo Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere shocks onlookers at Abuja airport.

A passenger who happened to be on the same flight with the Imo Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere reached out to IMO STATE BLOG to share what they witnessed upon arrival in Abuja today. As the story goes, the Deputy Governor was respectfully allowed to alight first. When he got down the steps, he casually...
CITIZENS REPORT: Open letter to Gov.Okorocha on the activities of HRH Eze Samson Osunwa

CITIZENS REPORT: Open letter to Gov.Okorocha on the activities of HRH Eze Samson Osunwa

I will like to draw the attention of his Excellency, The Executive Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha and the good people of Imo State to the activities of HRH Eze Samson Osunwa of Ihenbinowerri Autonomous Community in Njaba LGA of Imo State. Ihenbinowerri Autonomous community was created by the  government of Achike...
IMSG recalls sacked workers  (See details of agreement)

IMSG recalls sacked workers (See details of agreement)

The Imo State government has recalled workers it suspended in 19 parastatals in the state, ending the disagreement between the government and labour unions on the issue. The decision was reached on Wednesday after a meeting between the State government officials and some leaders of the labour unions. In an agreement signed after talks by...
PHOTOS: Imo youths hold solidarity march for Governor Okorocha.

PHOTOS: Imo youths hold solidarity march for Governor Okorocha.

While Governor Okorocha and his team were meeting with members of the NLC, youths from all the 27 local government areas trooped out in large numbers to the state capital.  Activities in the state capital were brought to a halt as the youths marched the streets of Owerri to show their solidarity with the Rescue mission administration....
Court halts IMO PDP Caretaker commitee from assuming office.

Court halts IMO PDP Caretaker commitee from assuming office.

A state high court sitting in Owerri Imo state, has stopped the recently constituted Imo state PDP caretaker committee from assuming office at the state party office in Owerri pending the determination of a suit brought before her by the state Chairman and secretary of the party, Barrister Nnadi Anyaehie and Sir George Eguh. The...
Gov.Okorocha appeals to both State & National  leadership of NLC to call off planned protests.

Gov.Okorocha appeals to both State & National leadership of NLC to call off planned protests.

Following the reported plan by the state leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the National Leadership of the Labour Union to stage a protest in the state over the suspended parastatal staff and considering the long-time cordial relationship that has been existing between the government of Governor Rochas Okorocha and the Labour Union...
Open Letter to Chief Athan Achonu and his Godfather - By Prof.Nnamdi Obiaraeri

Open Letter to Chief Athan Achonu and his Godfather – By Prof.Nnamdi Obiaraeri

Dear Athan! You lied that you are for the masses when you are a godfather trying to become a monster (eze onyeagwalam). Your action of disconnecting with the masses within your ill-fated six months sojourn in the Senate bears eloquent testimony to your dictatorial tendencies. Within this same period, you showed clear signs that you...
Imo police Command denies shooting medical doctor during protest.

Imo police Command denies shooting medical doctor during protest.

PRESS RELEASE The attention of the Imo State Command has been drawn to the news in circulation that the Police shot a medical doctor during their protest march. The news is not only false in its entirety but also malicious as no Policeman shot at a medical doctor during the protest as it is being...
PRESS RELEASE: New appointments approved by Governor Okorocha.

PRESS RELEASE: New appointments approved by Governor Okorocha.

His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha (OON) has approved the following appointments: PRINCIPAL OFFICERS 1. Calistus Ifeanyi Chinedu -Imo Cattle Market and Imo Livestock 2. Jeff Nwoha -ENTRACO 3. Shirley Okwudinma -Imo Marketing Company 4. Chief Cyril Okafor -Consumer Protection Council 5. Hon. (Mrs.) Nkeiru Oluehi -Imo Tourism Board...
Sack of Imo state workers : In defence of Governor Rochas Okorocha - By Louis Iguilo

Sack of Imo state workers : In defence of Governor Rochas Okorocha – By Louis Iguilo

I have never been a fan to Governor Rochas Okorocha. I have never benefited from him as a person or as governor. I have criticized all his policies that are unfavourable to Imo people. However, in as much as I understand what it means for one to lose his job, the attendant difficulties that sometimes...