Imo-State News

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.....
Labour Party Repositions ahead 2019- BARR OSUJI
The Imo state chairman of Labour party, Barr. Chukwuemeka Sam Osuji has assured on the Party’s preparedness ahead as according to him the structure of the Party is being rejiged and repositioned ahead 2019. Barrister Osuji made the revelation while answering questions from newsmen during the iri-ji festival of Umudim.....
Posted by Admin The University of Nigeria Alumni Association(UNAA) Owerri branch is set to host the 56 years of the University tagged CELEBRATING UNN @ 56 come Saturday,October 29,2016. According to a release made available to the Press and signed by the branch President, Dr (Mrs) Pat Ekennia,the event is.....
Imo resident expresses frustration, plans suicide
An Imo State resident, Chidozie Anyanwu, has said he is ready to die if the standard of living in the state does not improve. Anyanwu, who was seen lying on MCC/Uratta Road, Owerri, on Monday, refused to leave the road despite entreaties that he could be crushed to death by.....
Okorocha imposes N3,000 development levy on Imo adults
Citing the need to replicate development in all 637 communities of Imo State, Governor Rochas Okorocha has directed all taxable adults in the 27 local councils to pay N3,000 as development levy. The governor, who gave the directive at the weekend while inaugurating the state’s Development Council and presenting adult.....
MILITANCY: Okorocha appoints wife amnesty c’ttee chairman
Following the surrendering of arms and embracing of peace by Avenger militants fighting in the oil producing areas of Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta, the state governor, Rochas Okorocha, has inaugurated the Amnesty Committee, and two others, including the Committee on the Review of the Activities and Infrastructural Development of state owned.....
Rep dismisses recall plans by constituents
A member of the House of Representatives, representing Mbaike Federal Constituency of Imo, Mr. Henry Nwawuba said the rumour of his constituents plan to recall him was baseless. Nwawuba who stated this while addressing newsmen on Monday in Owerri, said he has not been officially communicated on the issue. According.....

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