Imo-State News

World Bank Tackles 11 Erosion Sites in Imo
The Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), a World Bank sponsored programme associated with erosion control in seven states of the country has identified 11 major erosion sites for urgent attention in Imo State. Disclosing this in Owerri during the inspection of some sites in the state by the.....
15-yr-old SSS student commits suicide in Imo
A 15-year-old senior secondary school student, identified as Paschal Egbosimba, last weekend committed suicide at Uratta in Owerri North local council area of Imo State. Vanguard gathered that the deceased, who hailed from Ntueke, Ideato South local government  area of the state, was living with his mother and siblings around.....
Imo Bizman kidnapped
A lagos based Imo State born businessman and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) stalwart, Mr Ben Anyanwu, has been kidnapped while on a visit to his hometown of Umuchoko, Egbelu Obube in Owerri North local government area of Imo State. According to investigations by imostateonline.com, the business mogul who runs.....
Keke Operators disrupt Activities in Owerri,Protest over Security Brutality
Keke operator alleged to have been shot From:Admin Activities around Whetheral and Okigwe road,Owerri were brought to a halt as Tricycle (Keke) operators took to street protesting over alleged brutality by men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps(NSCDC) and the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC). Picture of Protesting Keke operators.....
How 18-yr-old girl drowned washing Ukwa seeds in Imo
The people of Umuezeala, Umueme autonomous community, Awo-Omamma in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State have been thrown into mourning, following the drowning of their daughter, Miss Chioma Amaechi. Vanguard investigations revealed that Chioma went to the fast-flowing Njaba River to wash Ukwa seeds(African Breadfruit). A source in.....
Race for Imo House Speaker hots up as Group tips Acho Ihim
Barring last minute maneuvering, Law Makers from Okigwe zone may yield to pressure for a consensus candidate upon inauguration of the new House of Assembly come June 6. Investigations by Imostateonline.com points to several nocturnal meetings in the homes of Political Leaders toward producing consensus candidate and possibly, a ranking.....
Imo guber: We’re forced to write results –Electoral officer
An electoral officer in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State has alleged that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials were held hostage for several hours by elders and youths in the area and forced them to write results of Saturday’s governorship poll in the state. The electoral officer,.....
Okorocha optimistic of victory after repeat election
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has expressed optimism that he will be victories in the governorship election in the state after the conduct of repeat poll in some wards in the state. Okorocha, the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), made the statement when he briefed newsmen at the.....
• 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.....
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