Imo-State News

SACK OF 3,000 WORKERS: Imo govt begs labour to shelve strike
Imo State Government has appealed to the state and national leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to consider the long standing cordial relationship existing between them and drop their planned shutdown of the state. Labour had threatened to shutdown the state if Governor Rochas Okorocha failed to recall the over.....
I Have No Regret Sacking 7000 Imo Workers, Even If It’s Politically Suicidal—Okorocha
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that he has no regret sacking about 7000 workers from agencies, parastatals and departments. The governor also admitted that his announcement sacking workers was a political suicide, but insisted that he did that to free the state from economic woes. The governor.....
NLC gets c’ttee on sacked 3,000 Imo workers
NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, has set up a 6-man action committee on planned industrial action against Imo State government over the sack of 3000 workers, unpaid salaries and other benefits of the state workforce. The committee will also address the recent Federal Government’s removal of fuel subsidy and increase in.....
Rethinking the Imo women empowerment scheme in Lagos
Yearnings and agitations for women and youth empowerment in Nigeria has always been seen as a task for the different tiers of government, until corporate organisations in the private sector, non-governmental world bodies, religious groups and even individuals staked a firmer claim to it, especially in countries with poor leadership......
Sacking of 3,000 Imo workers reckless, senseless —Ihedioha
Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has described the recent  dismissal of over 3,000 workers by Governor Rochas Okorocha, as “most reckless, insensitive and completely lacking in economic sense”. Chief Ihedioha, who reacted through his media aide, Mr. Chibuike Onyeukwu, equally condemned the scrapping of.....
Iwuanyanwu Celebrates his Newest baby
Posted by Admin The home of Ikeduru-born Business Mugul and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trusttee Member, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, is in celebration mood following the birth of new born baby boy. The Political Titan and University of Nigeria trained Engineer remarried two years after the death of his.....
Gov.Okorocha flays Labour Leaders,Suspends 19 Parastatals
From: Nnamdi Marume There is palpable tension in Imo State Civil Service as the fate of Workers in the 19 suspended Parastatals hang in the balance. According to a release signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Jude Ejiogu and read on the Imo State Broadcasting Commission, Orient.....
Ekweremadu, Ex-Governors, Hail Dr. Orabuchi, As Imo Community Honours Him
  The people of Ezimba-Ogberuru Autonomous Community in Orlu local government Area of Imo State has started the new year on a joyous note as their illustrious son, an academic and writer, Dr Iheanacho Orabuchi was conferred with a chieftaincy title Eube Dike Ezimba-Ogberuru by Eze Mike Igwemma, KSJ (EZI.....
Imo to partner ministry to boost cargo operation
IMO State Governor Rochas Okorocha, former Permanent Secretary Ministry of Aviation Hajiya Binta Bello and some officials of the ministry have inspected the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport (SMICA) Owerri, in a bid to quicken the completion of the facility. During the inspection, Governor Okorocha said the state was interested.....
Labour shuts down Imo, dares Okorocha to sack workers
MEMBERS of organ­ised Labour protesting the threat by Governor Rochas Okorocha to sack about 5,000 workers from the civil service yesterday shut down Owerri, the Imo State capital. The protesting workers, joined by the national of­ficers of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), mem­bers of industrial unions from South-East and South-South in.....
Okorocha’s Commissioner Norminees,T.C Chairmen undergo Screening,May be sworn in Friday
From:Nnamdi Marame Activities at the Imo State House of Assembly Complex,Owerri increased tuesday as Commissioner Nominees and the Transition Committee Chairmen undergo screening toward confirmation by the State Legislators. The Screening process was done with speed as the Speaker, Rt.Hon Acho Ihim, requested for abridged citation on Nominees while allowing.....
Commuters Groan as Petrol sells for N300 per litre in Owerri
From Nnamdi Marume Residents of Owerri, Imo State Capital are presently in anguish as growing fuel scarcity bits harder leading to numerous workers trekking to their duty positions as fares go up by 300 perent. According to the Chairman, Association of Imo State Petroleum Marketers/Dealers, Christopher Amadi, the increase in.....

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