Imo-State News

Gov.Okorocha Proposes to spend N131b in 2017
….doles out 18 Prado Jeeps to Law Makers The governor of Imo State,Rochas Okorocha, friday presented a budget of One hundred and thirty one billion one hundred and forty Million,one hundred forty-four thousand two hundred and seventy seven Naira(N131,143,144,277=) to the Imo State House of Assembly for their approval Gov.Okorocha.....
Imo retirees face bleak Christmas as Gov Okorocha insist on 40% pension payment
Pensioners who trouped to the Streets of Owerri,tuesday protesting the State government’s Policy to pay only 40 percent of their arrears of Pensions may face bleak Christmas as Gov.Rochas Okorocha has failed to yield to their demands for a 100 percent payment. The Pensioners grounded activities at the State capital.....
Imo roads are death traps but we are fixing all – Okorocha
Posted by Admin Governor Okorocha of Imo State, recently painted a sordid state of Federal roads describing them as death traps. Okorocha made this known at the Government House, Owerri, while playing host to members of the National Assembly, committee on works led by it Chairman Hon.Tobi Okechukwu. According to.....
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.....

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