Senator Hope Uzodinma denies arrest during the governorship elections.

Senator Hope Uzodinma denies arrest during the governorship elections.

Senator Hope Uzodinma representing Imo West senatorial district has denied being arrested during the just concluded governorship elections. Reacting to allegations that he, along with some of his family members were arrested by the police in his Omuma country home in Imo State over alleged electoral malpractices during last Saturday’s...
INEC declares Governor Rochas Okorocha winner, Imo governorship elections.

INEC declares Governor Rochas Okorocha winner, Imo governorship elections.

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Owelle Rochas Okorocha as winner of the Imo Governorship elections.  The supplementary elections held on Saturday, April 25th was conducted across 256 polling units in the state. Governor Okorocha who contested under the platform of the All Progressive Congress party polled in a total of...
As Governor Okorocha seeks our mandate for a second term....- Joi John

As Governor Okorocha seeks our mandate for a second term….- Joi John

It has been several months of campaign across the state. It all ends today ahead of the governorship elections on Saturday, April 11, 2015.  To some, Governor Rochas  Okorocha has done remarkably well and should  vote in for a second term to continue the good work. Others say the incumbent...
IMO 2015: Who is your preferred governorship candidate?

IMO 2015: Who is your preferred governorship candidate?

On April 11th, the incumbent governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha (APC) will face off with Rt.Hon Emeka Ihedioha and Capt.Emmanuel Iheanacho to retain his job at Douglas house. It has been an interesting season of political campaigns across the various parties. We are  narrowing our focus to  down to the top...
Summary of projects attracted to Imo state by Rt.Hon Emeka Ihedioha.

Summary of projects attracted to Imo state by Rt.Hon Emeka Ihedioha.

              
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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Statement from Rt.Hon Emeka Ihedioha on the Governorship results.

Statement from Rt.Hon Emeka Ihedioha on the Governorship results.

I have heard the verdict of the INEC on the just concluded Governorship and State assembly elections for Imo State. First of all, let me congratulate the great and wonderful people of Imo State who went through enormous troubles, stood in the sun and rain for many hours in order to cast their votes not...
The renewed mandate and hope of Imo progressives  -Dr. Pedus C. Eweama

The renewed mandate and hope of Imo progressives -Dr. Pedus C. Eweama

The long awaited Imo state gubernatorial supplementary election is at the verge of conclusion with Owelle Rochas Okorocha expected to be re-elected governor. While most of us who have ardently supported Rochas Okorocha on the basis of the strides he has made as governor, I acknowledge the tenacity of Emeka Ihedioha and his supporters, even...
Now that Owelle has been re-elected - By Chinomso Unegbu

Now that Owelle has been re-elected – By Chinomso Unegbu

Owelle has been elected for the second time to lead Imo and Imolites have spoken whether you supported or not or sat on the fence. The fight was fierce but a winner has finally emerged. While I congratulate Owelle on his well deserved victory, I urge his opponent to accept defeat with honor and dignity...
5 INEC officials arrested in Imo for thumb-printing ballot papers.

5 INEC officials arrested in Imo for thumb-printing ballot papers.

Five ad hoc officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo were on Saturday arrested for thumb-printing ballot papers in the governorship re-run election in the state. The officials were arrested at Omuma Primary School in Oru East local government following an order by Mike Igini, one of the Resident Electoral Commissioners deployed...
So what if the President-elect is Muslim or a Northerner? - Joi John

So what if the President-elect is Muslim or a Northerner? – Joi John

My Photo of the day featured the President-elect, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari lacing up his shoes to head to the farm. The first comment was fired by a lady of Igbo extraction like myself who questioned why I had “so much interest in a core muslim and northerner.” So what if the President-elect , Gen.Muhammadu Buhari is...
Lands commissioner,  Hon.Uche Nwosu debunks rumour.

Lands commissioner, Hon.Uche Nwosu debunks rumour.

Contrary to the false story making rounds, IMO STATE BLOG can confirm that the Hon.Commissioner for Lands, Chief Uche Nwosu is nowhere near police custody. Never was. A story that failed to go viral alleged that Nwosu was arrested in possession of election materials on Friday evening.     We  placed a phone call across...
FINAL ONSLAUGHT: Okorocha vs Ihedioha Season 2

FINAL ONSLAUGHT: Okorocha vs Ihedioha Season 2

  These two heavy weights will meet in the boxing ring again on Saturday April, 25th.  Who will be the last man standing to take the crown from INEC?
IMO PDP calls for total cancellation of Governorship, State assembly elections.

IMO PDP calls for total cancellation of Governorship, State assembly elections.

The leadership of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Imo State has called for total cancellation of the governorship and House of Assembly elections on April 11, 2015 in the state. Chairman of the party, Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie, who made the call while briefing the press, yesterday, also explained that the party decided to make the...
Supplementary polls: On the statewide restriction tomorrow, April 25th - Chinomso Unegbu

Supplementary polls: On the statewide restriction tomorrow, April 25th – Chinomso Unegbu

The IMO State Police command should demonstrate more sense of responsibility next time and stop treating people like trash. At first it was movement restrictions only in areas affected by tomorrow’s elections and now, suddenly, its movement restrictions statewide. 1. What will happen to people who fixed their weddings, burials etc tomorrow??? 2. What will...
IMO STATE GOVERNMENT PRESS RELEASE

IMO STATE GOVERNMENT PRESS RELEASE

The attention of the Imo State Government has been drawn to the arrest, on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, of the Head of Operations Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Owerri, Imo State, Mr. Emeka Mbaneme and 15 other Officers of the Commission by the officials of Department of State Security (DSS) Imo state, while thumb-printing ballot...
IMSG reacts to Chief Iwuanyanwu over alleged death threat by Gov.Okorocha

IMSG reacts to Chief Iwuanyanwu over alleged death threat by Gov.Okorocha

The Rescue Mission Government in the state has acknowledged the publications in the newspapers and claims on the radio by Chef Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu denying some complimentary remarks he made recently about the governor of the state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha on his achievements which were being aired on the IBC Orient FM. Chief Iwuanyanwu has also...
ABIA STATE: Senator Uche Chukwumerije dies at 75.

ABIA STATE: Senator Uche Chukwumerije dies at 75.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Education, Senator Uche Chukwumerije is dead. Aged 75, Sen.Chukwumerije gave up the ghost today at the Turkish hospital in Abuja after battling an undisclosed illness. He was elected Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in April 2003, representing Abia North Senatorial District.  In December 2014, Sen. Uche Chukwumerije was...