PDP Governorship primaries: Federal High court throws out Ararume's application.

PDP Governorship primaries: Federal High court throws out Ararume’s application.

A Federal high court sitting in Abuja has just thrown out the application filed by Senator Ifeanyi Araraume seeking an ex parte order to declare him as the PDP governorship candidate in Imo state. With this recent development, Sen. Araraume has lost in his bid to obtain an injunction to restrain...
IMSG takes on Udenwa; accuses him of blackmailing the Rescue mission.

IMSG takes on Udenwa; accuses him of blackmailing the Rescue mission.

The Imo State Government has carefully read with concern the two-page interview the two term former Governor of the state, Chief Achike Udenwa granted to the Saturday Sun and at the end of it all, it was obvious that the former governor was on a blackmail trip against the Rescue...
IMO 2015: Okorocha makes U-turn;  reclaims APC governorship ticket from Nwosu.

IMO 2015: Okorocha makes U-turn; reclaims APC governorship ticket from Nwosu.

Governor Rochas Okorocha has reclaimed his governorship ticket from Hon. Uche Nwosu who was affirmed on Monday night as the Imo state governorship candidate of the  All Progressives Congress (APC). This is how Vanguard news is reporting the development: A few hours after losing his bid for the All Progressives Congress...
Okorocha takes 4th position at APC Presidential primaries.

Okorocha takes 4th position at APC Presidential primaries.

The APC Presidential primaries has come to an end. Governor Rochas Okorocha who was one of the five aspirants seeking the party’s ticket polled in 624 votes to clinch the 4th position. Clinging on to the bottom of the ladder was Mr.Sam Nda Isaiah who finished with 10  votes. Out...
Ihedioha thanks delegates; rallies stakeholders for PDP victory.

Ihedioha thanks delegates; rallies stakeholders for PDP victory.

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has expressed his appreciation to delegates in the primary held last Monday December 8th, 2014. In a thank you message personally signed by him, Hon. Ihedioha rallied...
Excerpts from Governor Okorocha's speech at the APC National convention

Excerpts from Governor Okorocha’s speech at the APC National convention

As we all know, Governor Okorocha had joined the presidential race under the platform of the All Progressive congress party. Here’s an excerpt of his speech at the convention. “I am very happy to be part of this history making event. We are the last hope of Nigeria and today...
IMO STATE: Deputy Speaker, Emeka Ihedioha emerges PDP Governorship candidate.

IMO STATE: Deputy Speaker, Emeka Ihedioha emerges PDP Governorship candidate.

After a whole day spent at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, the PDP governorship primaries in Imo state has come to an end. Out of 1017 votes, Deputy Speaker, Rt.Hon Emeka Ihedioha  emerged winner with 346 votes.  Senator Ifeanyi Araraume came in second with 336 votes while the immediate past Governor...
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Owerri high court grants bail to Ikenna Samuelson's wife.

Owerri high court grants bail to Ikenna Samuelson’s wife.

An Owerri High Court yesterday granted bail to the wife of Activist Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha. Samuelson’s bail hearing will come up in January 2015. Iwuoha, the immediate past Media Aide to the Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly and his wife Chioma, were arrested on June 3rd 2014 over the alleged killing of...

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If elected Governor, education will be qualitative in Imo state - Ihedioha

If elected Governor, education will be qualitative in Imo state – Ihedioha

Our quote of the day : “If I am elected Governor of Imo State, education will be quali­tative. We will reverse the recent poor result of Imo in­digenes in WAEC and NECO Examinations. “In the 2013 WAEC exami­nation, Imo State scored an average of 46%, “whereas our neighboring states of Anam­bra and Abia scored 67%...
OPINION: --Aftermath of the Imo PDP governorship primaries.(By Chike Edwards)

OPINION: –Aftermath of the Imo PDP governorship primaries.(By Chike Edwards)

The handwriting is on the wall “Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin.”. Rochas wins Imo State gubernatorial elections. Buhari wins the presidential elections. Hon Emeka Ihedioha decamps to APC after the elections and wins Imo State gubernatorial elections in 2019. Simple political Arithmetic! Quote me – anytime. Once again the Imo State PDP delegates have spoken but...
Imo lawmaker, Mrs. Eudora Igwe dies mysteriously.

Imo lawmaker, Mrs. Eudora Igwe dies mysteriously.

The lawmaker representing Ideato North State constituency , Hon. Eudora Igwe is dead. Hon Igwe (Okwesilieze) was reported to have joined her ancestors under very mysterious circumstances.  Prior to her election into the state house of assembly, Mrs.Igwe had served as Local Government Chairman for Ideato North. A few months ago, she flagged off her...
DRAMA: APC chieftain demands apology from Governor Okorocha for losing APC presidential primary.

DRAMA: APC chieftain demands apology from Governor Okorocha for losing APC presidential primary.

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-East, Osita Okechukwu, has accused Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha of allegedly gambling with the chances of the Ndigbo to bargain for Vice President slot in the 2015 general elections, noting that his (Okorocha) failure contributed in weakening that opportunity. Okechukwu, who is the spokesman...
Araraume and the lessons of history - by Kissinger Ikeokwu

Araraume and the lessons of history – by Kissinger Ikeokwu

The PDP Imo State gubernatorial primaries which took place on the 8th day of December, 2014, may have gone, but the agitation of those who are aggrieved by the outcome is still dominating news headlines across the nation. It is no longer news that after an explosive night of contest involving 28 guber aspirants on...
Imo state to experience  greater socio-infrastructural development in the next 4 years - Okorocha.

Imo state to experience greater socio-infrastructural development in the next 4 years – Okorocha.

The Imo State governor and an aspirant to the presidential seat in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Owelle Rochas Okorocha has insisted that his participation at the just concluded APC presidential convention has distorted the fact that the President must come from any particular zone, as he returns to Imo State to continue his Rescue...
Okorocha's Free Education a Scam -  Ihedioha

Okorocha’s Free Education a Scam – Ihedioha

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, who is also the People’s Democratic Party governorship flag bearer in Imo state, Hon Emeka Ihedioha stated yesterday that free basic education for Nigerian children was a constitutional and fundamental objective of the state and as such should not be made a political gimmick Hon Ihedioha who was...
Where does Senator Ifeanyi Araraume go from here?

Where does Senator Ifeanyi Araraume go from here?

Now that the Electoral Panel which conducted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Imo Governorship primary has restated that the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha won the election and remains returned as winner, what next? Where does Sen.Ifeanyi Araraume go from here?
UPDATE: PDP electoral panel says Ihedioha won free and fair; will stand by results.

UPDATE: PDP electoral panel says Ihedioha won free and fair; will stand by results.

The Electoral Panel which conducted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship primary has restated that the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha indeed won the election and remains returned as winner. Chairman of the panel, Hon. Terngu Tsegba said the panel stands by the results of the primary and that the...
Do you agree with Governor Okorocha?

Do you agree with Governor Okorocha?

  While speaking at the APC national convention in Lagos, Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha said that the South-East now had a sense of belonging in APC because he ran for the presidential election. Do you agree?