Imo-State News

ABC Transport Boss joins Imo Governorship Race
…declares for APGA The rank of governorship contenders ahead 2019 Imo guber seems to be growing by the day as Mr Frank Nneji,Chairman of Associated Bus Company(ABC)Plc join the rank. The transport magnet and Aboh- Mbaise-born businessman declared for the All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA) at the State Party head quarters,Egbu.....
Create department for ‘Happiness and Purpose Fulfilment’, Okorocha advises Air Force
The Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that 89 per cent of Nigerians are unhappy ‘in the real sense of the word happiness’ . Mr. Okorocha said this during a visit by air force personnel, led by the Air Officer Commanding Ground Training Command, Sampson Akpasa, in Owerri. He,.....
Shocker as Imo Law- Makers reject adoption of Okorocha’s son-in-law for 2019 governorship
This may not be the best of times for the crises ridden Imo State House of Assembly as some Law Makers Saturday adopted Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Mr Uche Nwosu, as preferred candidate ahead 2019 governorship battle. The son in law who incidentally is the Governor’s Chief of Staff is.....
PDP more united now and ready to take power back – Sir Bon Unachukwu
A People Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart in Imo State Sir Bona Unachukwu has stated that PDP is more united now than before. Speaking to Mediamen during the grand reception of Distinguished senator Samuel Anyanwu in Ikeduru recently, he said that whatever PDP went through has made her stronger and focused.....
Group set to rally against Okorocha’s government
 The Imo People’s Action for Democracy, IPAD,a civil society coalition has announced her readiness to stage a one week rally in Owerri, the Imo State capital against the Governor Rochas Okorocha-led government According to a statement from the group and circulated to Media men on Wednesday states that the rally.....
Okorocha appoints Commissioner,abandons Ministry of Justice
-Names Sister as Commissioner for Happiness and Couples Fulfillment The hope of a substantive Commissioner for Justice and Artoney-General in Imo State is hanging on a balance as Governor Rochas Okorocha did not name any during Monday’s swearing in ceremony of his newest appointees. The delegation from the Ministry.....
Owerri hotel goes up in flames, guests evacuated safely
Posted by Admin A popular hotel in Owerri, Imo State capital went up in flames Tuesday prompting vehicular and human traffic along Owerri- Okigwe road. The fire out break at StoneCastle Hotel is coming lessthan 12 hours a closeby Petroleum Station’s gas plant exploded killing four Workers and many hospitalized......
Horror as Four die,many wounded in Imo gas explosion
It was another tragedy in Imo State as as a gas plant under construction exploded killing some construction workers and others with numerous injured in Orji, an Owerri surbub. The explosion which occurred Monday saw four persons killed with numerous buildings close-by having having their screens destroyed especially two deposit.....
Imo State University’s registrar suspended
  The Registrar of Imo State University, Dr. Emeka Ejinkeonye has been suspended by the Governing Council. The suspension according to report would last for a period of six months. The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Ralph Njoku-Obi, said that the decision was part of the 61st Regular.....
Ohakim mourns Ekwueme,describe death as end of an era
The death of former Vice President of Nigeria and Igbo leader, Dr Alex Ekwueme has been described as end of an era in Nigeria by ex-governor of Imo State,Sir Ikedi Ohakim. In a press release issued on Monday, the former Governor bemoaned the death as painful loss saying "The news.....
SPEAKER IHIM expresses sadness over the death of Ekwueme, Nwosu
The Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon (Dr.) Acho Ihim has expressed shock  over the death of the former vice president of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.  Ihim who has just handed over as President of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association,African Region in a release sent out by his Chief Press.....
Late Imo Pensioners boss deserves State burial – Dr. Opara
A group under the aegis of Ikeduru Circle of friends led by Dr. Anslem Opara recently paid a condolence visit to the family of late Sir Gideon Ezeji the former state Chairman of Imo State Union of Pensioners at his house in World Bank Area New Owerri Imo State. Speaking.....

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