Imo-State News

Imo finally gets NDDC Board Nominee
Posted by Admin The appointment of Chuka Nwauwa as Niger Delta Development Commission, Commissioner Nominee for Imo State may have ended months of speculation by individuals and group in the State . President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of three nominees to the senate for confirmation as part of.....
2,000 sacked local government workers protest in Imo
No fewer than 2,000 local government workers in Imo State on Monday staged a protest against their sack by the state government at the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, secretariat in Owerri. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the affected workers from the 27 local government councils of the state,.....
WASUP honours Dr Akukwu,NMA State Chairman
  …challenges him to redefine health system in Nigeria   It was celebration in Owerri,South-East Nigeria as Dr Darlington Akukwu, Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association(NMA) Imo State was recently honoured by the West African Student Union Parliament (WASUP).   The Students body whose interest cuts across States in the 16 West.....
Okorocha doles out N1billion to 10,000 Imo women
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State,Monday,made good his promise to empower  10,000 indigent women in the state with the sum of N100, 000 each cumulating in N1 billion. While handing over the cheques to the first batch of  3,500 beneficia­ries at the Imo Inter­national Convention Centre, Owerri, Gover­nor Okorocha said.....
Eze Ilomuanya dares Gov.Okorocha over Ezeship
  …you can’t banish me   The traditional ruler of Obinugwu Au­tonomous Com­munity in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo state, HRM Eze Cletus Ikechukwu Ilomuanya, the Obi of Obinugwu, has dared the Imo state Gover­nor, Rochas Okorocha, warning that he can not be banished. Eze Ilomuanya called on the.....
Imo, fastest growing state in Nigeria – Okorocha
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has described the state as the `fastest developing state’ in Nigeria, following the conservative lifestyle of his economic team and the unconventional style of administration he adopted. Okorocha made the disclosure in a statement signed and issued to newsmen in Owerri on Friday by his.....
Cultists kill Madonna graduate in Imo
Gunmen suspected to be cult members on Sunday reportedly murdered a fresh graduate of Madonna University, Okija, Anambra State in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The victim, Kelechi Ibezunma, was a 2016 graduate of Physiology of the University who reportedly came to visit his friend, an undergraduate of Imo State.....
Iheanacho’s Property lands Gov.Okorocha’s men into trouble as Court orders arrest
This may not be the best of time for Gov.Rochas Okorocha’s Commissioners as a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri monday ordered the arrest of five Imo State Government officials for contempt of court. The affected officials are Josephine Udoji, Commissioner for Works and Transport, Lawrence Eburuoh, the Commissioner for.....
Recruitment: Imo youths shut down Anambra/Imo River Basin
The youths of Agbala community in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, yesterday, barricaded and locked down the entrance to the Anambra/Imo River Basin. The youths led by their chairman, Mr. Jonathan Achoro, alleged that the management has reneged on their promises to give their youths job opportunities......
Okorocha woos NBA for support
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, wednesday, called on the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA,Owerri branch to support his administration’s policies and programmes.   The Imo State helmsman made this known in Owerri, through the State’s Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Miletus Nlemadim, during the 2017 law week of the Owerri.....
FRSC records 38 deaths in Imo in 2016
Posted by Admin The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Imo on Tuesday said it recorded 38 deaths from 110 road accidents from January to December 2016.    Mr Jude Eke, the Deputy Corps Commandant of the state, made the disclosure in an interview in Owerri.   Eke, also the.....
Fracas in Owerri as policeman shoots air force officer
Panic struck Owerri residents recently as Policeman shot Airforce officer at the first bank along Douglas Road. According to a source close to the scene of incident states that an Airforce officer who came to the bank for transaction had an altercation with the Policemen attached to the bank. The.....

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