IMO 2015: Ihedioha receives massive endorsement from Isiala Mbano.

IMO 2015: Ihedioha receives massive endorsement from Isiala Mbano.

  The Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha received a massive endorsement in his bid to become the next Imo Governor come 2015 on the 25th of October, 2014 in the most unlikely places. Hon Ihedioha was wrapping up his statewide local government consultation tour with the last three local...
IMO GUBER 2015: Agbaso picks PDP nominations form. (Photos)

IMO GUBER 2015: Agbaso picks PDP nominations form. (Photos)

  Chief Martin Agbaso is getting ready to rumble. For starters, he has doled out N11 million for his nomination form ahead of the upcoming PDP primaries. Stay tuned.
Imo 2015: Message from PDP Governorship aspirant, Ike C.Ibe as he calls off campaign.

Imo 2015: Message from PDP Governorship aspirant, Ike C.Ibe as he calls off campaign.

AS WE STEP ASIDE… A few months ago, as the political ferment in Imo State and Nigeria rose a notch with the anticipated 2015 general elections, I, amidst my supporters and party loyalists officially declared my interest to contest for the position of GOVERNOR of our dear state. I first...
Governor Okorocha gives away second daughter, Uju. (White wedding Photos)

Governor Okorocha gives away second daughter, Uju. (White wedding Photos)

Governor Rochas Okorocha today, gave out his second daughter’s hand in marriage. The bride, Uju exchanged marital vows with Uzoma Anthony Anwukah. The wedding took place at St.Joseph’s Catholic Chaplaincy, Imo state university Owerri.      
ONLINE ALBUM: Uju Rochas Okorocha weds Uzoma Anwukah (Traditional wedding)

ONLINE ALBUM: Uju Rochas Okorocha weds Uzoma Anwukah (Traditional wedding)

On Thursday, all roads led to Governor Rochas Okorocha’s country home in Ogboko for the traditional wedding ceremony of this second daughter, Uju.  A medical doctor by profession, the groom, Uzoma is the first son of the Secretary to the State Government, Prof.Anthony Anwukah. Our first lady, Nneoma Rochas Okorocha...
2015: Okorocha bemoans lack of confidence among Igbo's in vying for Presidency

2015: Okorocha bemoans lack of confidence among Igbo’s in vying for Presidency

The Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has expressed shock over the lack of confidence among the Igbos in aspiring for the position of the President of the federal Republic of Nigeria came 2015. Owelle Okorocha bared his mind when he received the Enugu Zonal Director and Management team of the...
President Jonathan  cannot defeat me in the general election - Okorocha

President Jonathan cannot defeat me in the general election – Okorocha

President Goodluck Jonathan has been advised to start preparing his handover notes now, as “the All Progressives Congress, APC, is putting finishing touch to take over Aso Rock in 2015″. Governor Rochas Okorocha read the riot act in Owerri, when he played host to APC local government chairmen from the...
PHOTOS: Governor Okorocha at 52;  leads walk across major streets of Owerri.

PHOTOS: Governor Okorocha at 52; leads walk across major streets of Owerri.

Please join the IMO STATE BLOG family as we send Happy birthday greetings to our Executive Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha on his 52nd birthday. A delegation from  Rochas Foundation livened up the atmosphere at the Government house this morning. The  celebration kicked off with a walk around some major streets...
I want to return to put Imo back to work; back to the path of economic prosperity. - Ohakim

I want to return to put Imo back to work; back to the path of economic prosperity. – Ohakim

Former Imo State Governor, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has said that the over three years of his successor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, in office has set the state and her people several years back in terms of development and vision, specifically alluding to an economy he claimed is now in shambles. Ohakim,...
Okorocha gives reasons why he is considering running for Presidency.

Okorocha gives reasons why he is considering running for Presidency.

Recently, Governor Rochas Okorocha   disclosed that he was considering the option of taking a shot at the Presidency, following pressure from indigenes of the state.  Okorocha, who stated this while fielding questions from journalists in Owerri, the Imo State capital, equally boasted that he was sure to record victory...
PHOTO NEWS: President Goodluck Jonathan's visit to Owerri, Imo state. (Feb 22nd, 2014)

PHOTO NEWS: President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to Owerri, Imo state. (Feb 22nd, 2014)

The President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Dr.Goodluck Ebele Jonathan  led a delegation of top members of the Peoples Democratic Party to Owerri on Saturday. We had the Party’s National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, Vice President, Namadi Sambo and Senate President David Mark to list a few....
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London South Bank University appoints Nigerian, Dean.

London South Bank University appoints Nigerian, Dean.

A Nigerian, Professor Charles Egbu from Idemili North in Anambra state has been appointed the Dean of school of the Built Environment and Architecture London South Bank University, London, England, UK. Professor Egbu was formerly at the University of Salford, England, UK, where he was Head of School and Chair in Project Management and Strategic...
IMO STATE: List of newly sworn in Commissioners (2014)

IMO STATE: List of newly sworn in Commissioners (2014)

Here’s the list of the seven new commissioners who were sworn in today. Lady Nma Nzeribe Michael – Commissioner for Primary, Secondry Education & Non-Formal Sector. Hon. Ikechukwu Njoku – Commissioner for Finance. Lady Patience Mbakwe – Commissioner for Industry and Non-Formal Sector. Barr Victor Amadi – Commissioner for Commerce and Market Development Barr Obinna Mbata – Commissioner for Internal...
Chief Martin Agbaso formally defects to PDP.

Chief Martin Agbaso formally defects to PDP.

Apex leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Imo State, Chief Martin Agbaso who formally defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on Friday declared APGA as being dead in Imo. hief Agbaso passionately pleaded with the people of the state to forgive him for the mistake he made in giving them Owelle Rochas...
National Assembly constitution amendment did not remove Labour from exclusive list - Ihedioha

National Assembly constitution amendment did not remove Labour from exclusive list – Ihedioha

It has become necessary to clarify that the Conference report of the Constitution Review Committee recently adopted by the Senate and House of Representatives did not remove Labour from the Exclusive Legislative List. The Senate had earlier put Labour on the Concurrent List but the House retained it in the Exclusive List. During the Harmonization...
IMHA directs arrest of SEMB boss.

IMHA directs arrest of SEMB boss.

The Imo state House of Assembly, has directed the state Commissioner of Police to immediately arrest the Executive Secretary, Secondary Education Management Board (SEMB) and ensure that the SEMB boss appears at its resumed plenary on November 5th . The House, at its committee of the Whole sitting earlier in the week, disclosed that the...
Governorship aspirant, Ike C. Ibe writes on why he wants to govern Imo.

Governorship aspirant, Ike C. Ibe writes on why he wants to govern Imo.

My fellow Citizens of IMO state, my name is Ike C. Ibe. I was born at Emekuku hospital in Owerri a little over 48 years ago. I am from Obowo. I’m a lawyer and a humanist. In the last several years I have been in deep thoughts about the affairs of our dear state. I...
SURVEY: If the governorship elections were held today, who would you vote?

SURVEY: If the governorship elections were held today, who would you vote?

If the Imo governorship elections were held today, who would you vote?
If Ohakim insists on contesting in 2015......

If Ohakim insists on contesting in 2015……

“If you want to test a man’s character, give him power. We have tested your character by giving you power and you didn’t meet up with our expectations, that was why ‘WE THE PEOPLE” voted you out at 2011 guber elections in Imo State. Sir, I will advised that you save yourself the energy, stress...
Finally, former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi joins PDP.

Finally, former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi joins PDP.

  The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi on Tuesday played host to leaders of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), in the South-East at his GRA Onitsha home . On their mission, the National Chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, represented by the publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh said the visit was as a...
APC will govern Imo state for the next 20 years and beyond - Okorocha

APC will govern Imo state for the next 20 years and beyond – Okorocha

The governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that the All Progressive Congress, APC, will govern Imo State for the next 20 years and even beyond under the philosophies of the Rescue Mission administration in the state. According to Governor Okorocha, it is going to be from one Rescue Mission administration in the...
Imo Speaker, Uwajumogu states why he wants to run for Senate.

Imo Speaker, Uwajumogu states why he wants to run for Senate.

Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, the Speaker Imo State House of Assembly, has said that he was contesting the Okigwe senate seat to deliver service, further contribute to the advancement of its people, create jobs for the teaming youths and provide visionary leadership, that will empower and galvanize the people and its abundant natural resources for...