Imo-State News

• Okorocha sets up committee to meet with Oba of Lagos
Against the backdrop of the alleged death threat issued to Ndigbo residing Lagos by Oba of Lagos if they failed to vote for his preferred candidate in Saturday’s governorship election, the Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha yesterday step up a committee of prominent traditional rulers in the state headed by.....
APGA denies Adopting PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha as Imo Guber Candidate
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo State has denied ever adopting Hon Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as their candidate in the April 11,2015 governorship elections in Imo State. According to Press Release by the State Chairman of APGA, Bar Peter Ezeobi,said that there is.....
Presidential poll: Soldiers shot at my convoy –Okorocha
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha,yesterday disclosed that he escaped death by the whiskers when  soldiers on election duty shot at his convoy, leaving one of his aides severely wounded. This was coming  just as he has accused the presidency of militarising the state to intimidate the people  from freely electing who.....
Imo Judicial Workers Ends over 2 months Strike,resumes immediately
From:Nnamdi The hope of many having pending matters at the State Judiciary brightened tuesday as the State government finally signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the various Stakeholders ending the strike. The signing which took place in Owerri ,Tuesday, saw the State government team led by the Secretary to.....
NIPP staff electrocuted in Imo
The people of Azaraegbelu in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, were thrown into confusion and deep mourning yesterday, following the electrocution of a 48-year-old security staff of Nigerian Independent Power Project, NIPP. The deceased NIPP staff, who was identified as Festus Egbujor, from Onum kindred of the.....
‘Imo’ll repay Okorocha’s financial recklessness by voting him out’
Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate in Imo State, Chief Emeka Ihedioha has restated that Governor Rochas Okorocha misappropriated N175 billion fund belonging to the local governments in the state and as such Imo people have rejected him for a second term in office......
Commuters groan as petroleum Marketers shut down Imo
Drama ensued in Owerri,Imo State as Commuters scramble for few vehicles on road as Petroleum Markerters closed shops on Monday over what they harsh business climate. Investigations by Imostateonline.com in the State Capital and Orlu Urban showed that the Marketers were protesting over what they termed illegal levies forced on.....
Imo Contractors cries out to Gov. Okorocha over N180 billion debt
By :Our Reporter. Governor Rochas Okorocha has been called upon to rescue the numerous Contractors engaged by the State government in her various developmental projects since 2011. Making the disclosure in Owerri ,Tuesday, the Chairman of Unpaid Imo Contractors,UPIC, Rev. Udogadi Ononiwu lamented the attitude of State government in making.....
APC Chieftain Guned-down in Owerri
                             -tension hits Uwajumogu Political family-   There is palpable tension in the Eastern heartland following the gruesome assignation Sunday- afternoon, of an All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain and Commissioner 3 in the Imo State House of Assembly Service Commission, Hon Tobias Onyekele along Owerri-Orji road. According to some unconfirmed.....
Imo State is Collapsing-Nze Agukwe
-weighed down by debt in excess of N120 billion- From:Admin The Chairman of Imo Stakeholders Forum and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria(FRCN) Nze Elvis Agukwe has called on Imolites to rise and reclaim the State from the present Administration of Governor Rochas Okorocha. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain.....
Police Assures Imolites as they foil plot to bomb Imo INEC office
The Police Com­mand in Imo State Wednesday detonated a bomb plant­ed under a palm tree, metres from Independent National Electoral Com­mission (INEC) office in the state. According to eyewitness account a loud noise was heard from where the bomb was planted in front of the Owerri Capital Development Agency (OCDA),.....
Primaries: Imo APGA crisis deepens as aspirant drags party, INEC to court
The crisis rocking the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Imo State, has deepened as one of its chieftains, Chief Jude Iheakanwa, last week, dragged the party, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and Mr. Paschal Nneji, to the Federal High Court, Owerri, challenging the substitution of his name as.....

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