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Imo pensioners dying, cleric tells Okorocha
Posted by Admin An appeal has gone to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State to pay the pension and gratuities of pensioners in the state and save them from unnecessary anguish and untimely death. The President of Imo Baptist Conference, Rev. C. A. Nwaosu, made the appeal while speaking during.....
Imo Business Forum births in Owerri
Posted by Admin The city of Owerri came alive recently as youngmen and Women gathered at Bilton Hotel to kick-start a new direction towards harnessing the budding spirit of the residents towards entrepreneurship. According to the Visioner,Pastor Austin Nlemchukwu,who has been running quarterly Leadership and Entrepreneurship development Programme for youths.....
Alvan Ikoku College holds Convocation ceremony, commissions project
From Nnamdi The Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education,Owerri, thursday, held her 26th Convocation Ceremony for the National Certificate in Education,NCE, and the Professional Diploma in Education(PDE) graduands of 2014,2015 and 2016. The convocation which took place at the College Mini-stadium and witnessed by the Visitor to the College, Mallam.....
Imo Govt cancels MoU between oil companies, communities
  Gov.Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has canceled all the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, entered into by oil companies with host Communities in Imo State,and directs that henceforth such MoU will not be considered relevant without the approval of the State government. According to a release from Mr Sam Onwuemedo,Chief.....
Imo govt allocates lands to corps members to farm
The governor of Imo State,Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has directed Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the 27 local government areas in Imo State to allocate land to 1,545 corps members deployed to the state to enhance agricultural production. Gov.Okorocha gave the directive at the opening of orientation for the 2016 Batch ‘B’.....
Ekeukwu Owerri market: Court throws out govt objections
An Imo State High Court presided over by Hon. Justice Kemakolam Ojiako, yesterday threw out the preliminary objection raised by the state government, over the demolition and relocation of Ekeukwu Owerri market. The State Solicitor General, SG, Mrs. A. N. Eluwa, had earlier raised a preliminary objection that largely hinged.....
Imo youths stop Catholic priest from celebrating mass
A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Jonathan Ezenwoke, was, yesterday, prevented from celebrating Sunday mass at his parish, Our Lady of Good Counsel, at Imerienwe in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State. Trouble started when the gate of the Church was collectively locked by different societies in the Church,.....
Orji Youths, Okorocha spoil for war over Mechanic Village land
…Villagers keep vigil under canopies; Warn Govt to keep off The people of Umuimeka-Orji, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, have vowed to resist an attempt by Imo State government to take over their land formally used as Orji Mechanic Village. Speaking to newsmen, Monday on why.....
‘Oil producing states’ll support MADE to end poverty in N’Delta’
  The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has reiterated the commitment of oil producing states to work with development partners to lift indigent Nigerians of Niger Delta extraction out of poverty. Madumere gave the assurance when he received the team leader of the Market Development in the.....
Embattled Owerri Federal Medical Centre boss, 2 others arraigned in court
The embattled Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Mrs. Angela Uwakwem, has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before an Imo State High Court, on an 18-count charge that border on alleged fraudulent activities. Also facing the same charges with Dr. Uwakwem are Mr......
Levy: Okorocha threatens to dethrone errant monarchs
The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has threatened to dethrone traditional rulers who fail to register a minimum of 2000 adults for a N3, 000 per head levy.  The traditional rulers have till January 2017 to comply or be sacked. The governor gave the hint in Owerri, the state capital.....
Court summons 2 Imo commissioners, 3 others for contempt
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Monday threatened to issue warrant of arrest against five officials of the Imo Government should they fail to appear before it on December 8. The order followed the failure of the officials to appear before the court on a suit filed against.....

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