Imo-State News

Imo: Celebration as NAE berths, set to train Evaluators
From Marame It was celebration in Owerri,Imo State july 26,2017 as the Nigerian Institute of Evaluators(NAE) berths with a promise to raise the bar of Evaluation in projects and programmes of government at all levels and other sectors. Speaking at the inaugural meeting, a Project Management Consultant with vast interest.....
Okorocha urges Corps Members to defend Nigeria’s unity
Posted by Admin  Governor, Mr. Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has called on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members to defend the unity and progress of Nigeria. The State helmsman stated this Friday during the swearing- in of 2017 Batch ‘A’ Stream (11) corps members deployed to Imo State.....
Ahiara crisis has put Catholic Church to shame, says Laity Council
THE Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria declared yesterday that the action of those behind the imbroglio in the Ahiara Diocese had put the church to shame.  Addressing reporters in Awka, the National President of the Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria, Mr. Chiboza Nnagboh and the secretary general, Mr. Anthony Idonin,.....
Imo State comes under watch as Worldbank team set to begin assessment
The World Bank is set to evaluate the Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on the ease of doing business within each location for the period, 2014-2018. This sub-national ranking would be undertaken with the EBES and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) providing support to the.....
Jobless school leaver commits suicide in Imo
Tragedy struck at Umuofor, Umumumo community in Ehime Mbano Local Council of Imo State, recently  when a 25- year- old, school leaver,  Chigozie Igwe, hung himself in his family house. The deceased who was said to be jobless, dropped a suicide saying the world has been wicked to him. The.....
FUTO alumni to deliver N220m housing project to Varsity
In her bid to alleviate the housing challenges faced by Staff of Federal University of Technology,Owerri(FUTO) the Alumni Association, has risen as it flagged off construction of a  N220 million housing project. The project as designed  and expected to be completed in 12 months would provide 20-unit houses for staff......
Paris Club debt refund,Okorocha proposes to pay Pension arrears
Posted by Admin The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, thursday, said his Rescue Mission government would use the latest Paris Club refund to pay over N1.5 billion pension arrears starting from January 2017. Okorocha stated this through a release issued to newsmen in Owerri by his.....
Crisis in Imo APC as NWC, Okorocha Head for Showdown
There were strong indications on Tuesday that the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC)) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State are heading towards a political showdown over intra-party dispute.   A member of the party’s NWC told THISDAY that the national leadership of.....
Okorocha denounces Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo Nigeria’s restructuring
….declares for repackaging The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorochs, Monday, states that the country did not need any restructuring as being clamoured but a repackaging for international consumption.. The Governor is quoted to have said this in a Press statement emanating from his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Sam.....
Okorocha fails again as Court nullifies dissolution of JSC
This National Industrial Court, Owerri, for a record two time in two days chastised Governor Rochas Okorocha as Justice O. Y. Anuwe nullified the recent dissolution of the Imo State Judicial Service Commission, JSC,. In her judgment as deliverd in the suit, NICN/OW/76/2016, instituted by Dr. Livy Uzoukwu, SAN, Jude.....
3-storey building collapses in Imo,many feared trapped
Panic envelopes Umuguma,Owerri West local government Area,Imo State as a three storey building under construction collapsed Thursday with many feared trapped inside. As at the time of fileing report,none could count the number of workers trapped inside as sympathizers were never allowed closer to the site as men of Owerri.....
I didn’t sign letter rejecting Bishop —Ibe
  Mr Ibe, who was listed as the number 12, out of the 184, on the signatories that signed the rejection of Bishop Peter Okpalaeke, on the said online medium, said “I, on behalf of my family and the IBERI Dynasty of Ogwuama Ahiara, Ahiazu Mbaise at large, hereby reject.....

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