Imo Speaker emerges President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region)

Imo Speaker emerges President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region)

The Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, successfully elected President, Rt Hon(Dr) Acho Ihim has emerged as the President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, CPA, Africa Region. The appointment took place today at Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava, Mauritius and was witnessed by over two thousand delegates drawn from the region. Pronouncing Ihim’s presidency...
PHOTOS: Governor Okorocha makes grand entrance into Owerri

PHOTOS: Governor Okorocha makes grand entrance into Owerri

Here are some pictures from the grand reception that greeted Governor Rochas Okorocha upon arrival today at the Sam Mbakwe airport. Addressing newsmen he  told them that his deceased predecessors told him to return back to continue his work especially the road projects  . “My deceased predecessors, Sam Mbakwe, Enwerem...
PHOTOS: Governor Okorocha back to work;  chairs Progressive Governors Forum in Kaduna.

PHOTOS: Governor Okorocha back to work; chairs Progressive Governors Forum in Kaduna.

On Wednesday August 24th, Governor Rochas Okorocha chaired the Progressive Governor’s Meeting  which held in Kaduna State Governor.
Governor Okorocha returns to Nigeria amidst rumours.

Governor Okorocha returns to Nigeria amidst rumours.

Governor Rochas Okorocha has returned from his economic trip abroad. In his brief absence , the rumour mill hit cyberspace with a report that the Governor was flown out of the country after a strange encounter with a ghost. As bizarre and ridiculous as it sounded, the story went viral....
Back to land policy - Imo state govt to provide participating workers with Agric loan.

Back to land policy – Imo state govt to provide participating workers with Agric loan.

The governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has directed that no force should be used on public servants to comply with the government’s new policy on agriculture which allows the public servants to work from Mondays to Wednesdays and use Thursdays and Fridays to farm. The governor has reasoned that since the...
#ImoRerun: Gov. Okorocha thanks people of Okigwe zone, etc

#ImoRerun: Gov. Okorocha thanks people of Okigwe zone, etc

The governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has thanked immensely the electorate in Okigwe Senatorial Zone, Oru-East and Owerri West State Constituencies where the INEC conducted re-run election took place last Saturday, for voting the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC. In the case of the Okigwe zone senatorial election, although...
Nigerians should be patient with Buhari - Chief Uche Nwosu

Nigerians should be patient with Buhari – Chief Uche Nwosu

Chief Uche Nwosu, the Chief of Staff to the Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has called on Nigerians to be patient with the President Buhari’s administration .  Here are excerpts from a recent interview with journalists from Chidi Nnadi. Nigerians had welcomed the Buhari administration with a lot of enthusiasm...
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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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Hon.Jones Onyeriri

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Hon.Jones Onyeriri

  …and he shows up at his local community event with the ‘Chief bridesmaid’ holding his train. NICE!!!! Jones Onyeriri, Member House of Representatives.
I was never sick; not dead either - Okorocha

I was never sick; not dead either – Okorocha

While fielding questions from newsmem in Abuja on Tuesday, Governor Rochas Okorocha debunked the rumour that he was flown abroad to receive medical treatment. Details of the interview to follow
PHOTO OF THE DAY:  Governor Okorocha taking questions from the Press...

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Governor Okorocha taking questions from the Press…

Moving Imo Forward: Nwosu calls on citizens to share suggestions.

Moving Imo Forward: Nwosu calls on citizens to share suggestions.

Chief of Staff, Imo State Government, Hon.Uche Nwosu has appealed to Imo citizens and politicians in particular to identify the balance between politics and human relationship. The Honourable Chief of Staff who made this call at a function recently urged Imo citizens to support the efforts of the Okorocha led administration in its bid to...
GOV.OKOROCHA: Looking beyond praise singers - By Sir Ike Ejesi

GOV.OKOROCHA: Looking beyond praise singers – By Sir Ike Ejesi

The fact that the Imo State Deputy Governor took to his FB wall to reassure the governor’s supporters that the governor was well, contrary to the wild rumor making rounds, assures me that the governor heard about the celebration by the generality of the population of Imo State that something untoward had happened to their...
Okorocha is hale and hearty - Imo Deputy Governor

Okorocha is hale and hearty – Imo Deputy Governor

The Imo State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere has assured concerned citizens of the State that  Governor Rochas Okorocha is in good health. Contrary to news being peddled around, the number two citizen added that the Governor was on his way back to the state. The following message was posted on his official social media...
PHOTO: Governor Rochas Okorocha bonds with his newest grandchild in the U.S.

PHOTO: Governor Rochas Okorocha bonds with his newest grandchild in the U.S.

Governor Rochas Okorocha bonding with his newest grandchild in the U.S. Also pictured is his first daughter, Mrs.Uloma Uche Nwosu and her twin boys. The Imo state government on Thursday evening issued a statement in response to the social media report. RE: “SOUTH-EAST GOVERNOR ADMITTED IN INDIA HOSPITAL” & “GOV. ROCHAS OKOROCHA SERIOUSLY SICK: FLOWN TO...
Dr. Ikedi Ohakim states reasons behind his decision to withdraw from active politics.

Dr. Ikedi Ohakim states reasons behind his decision to withdraw from active politics.

Former Imo State Governor, Dr.Ikedi Ohakim has penned down reasons behind his decision to withdraw from active politics.   Following the outcome of the 2015 general elections, I embarked on a series of commentaries, especially in local newspapers, in which I made personal contributions on how my party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could reposition itself...
4 PDP Chairmen Emerge In Parallel Congresses In Imo State

4 PDP Chairmen Emerge In Parallel Congresses In Imo State

No fewer than four persons are currently claiming to have emerged from congresses by factions of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Imo State. The claimants to the chairmanship seat includes Nnamdi Anyaehie, Charles Ezekwem, Greg Owuamalam and Chuks Ajaelu.
Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin: ‘Nakedness won’t offer you clothes’ - Hon. Chike Okafor

Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin: ‘Nakedness won’t offer you clothes’ – Hon. Chike Okafor

My attention has been drawn to a recent publication credited to the member representing Kiru-Bebeji Federal Constituency in Kano state, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin in which he made very unfortunate assertions about my person and position as Chairman, House Committee on Healthcare Services. My first impulse was to ignore the blabbing which was fast becoming the...
IMO STATE PDP SPLITS - Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

IMO STATE PDP SPLITS – Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

The Peoples Democratic Party in Imo State has officially split into two unyielding factions. This is in line with the crisis rocking the major opposition Party at the national level with Former governors of Borno and Kaduna States laying claim to the national chairmanship position. In Imo, a faction projecting Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie as its...
Governor Okorocha departs the country on Economic mission.

Governor Okorocha departs the country on Economic mission.

A press release sent to IMO STATE BLOG announced that Governor Rochas Okorocha has departed the country on economic mission. According to the statement signed by the Governors Chief Press Secretary, the Governor  travelled with  two economic aides to  continue talks with some of the investors who have shown enough interest to come to the...