Imo-State News

Imo fails to access UBEC’s N37b over counterpart funding
The Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Hamid Boboyi, has appealed to Imo state and others yet to access their matching grants to do so in order to improve the quality of education in their states. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, made this appeal in Abuja during.....
Building Collapse, kills 4 in Imo
Posted by Admin Another building collapse was recorded in Owerri Sunday as two- storey building went dawn killing four occupants along Fire Service/Mbaise Road. However there were five other occupants of the building that were rescued with various degrees of injuries. According to the Coordinator of Owerri Operations, National Emergency.....
Players block Okorocha’s convoy over unpaid salaries
Nigeria Women’s Professional League side, Heartland Queens,  blocked   Imo State Governor  Rochas Okorocha’s convoy  from entering the Government  House in Owerri  on Monday in protest against their unpaid salaries. The placard-carrying protesters, who claimed that the state government, who owns the outfit, had not paid them for seven months, chanted anti-government slogans......
Owerri held to standstill as deaf and dumb block access
From Marame It was drama Monday,july 31,2017 in Owerri as the Imo State Association of Deaf and Dumb blocked access to Government House  making the operators of government activities and visitors to using the back door to gain entrance. The members of the Association in their claims as made available.....
Imo: Celebration as NAE berths, set to train Evaluators
From Marame It was celebration in Owerri,Imo State july 26,2017 as the Nigerian Institute of Evaluators(NAE) berths with a promise to raise the bar of Evaluation in projects and programmes of government at all levels and other sectors. Speaking at the inaugural meeting, a Project Management Consultant with vast interest.....
Okorocha urges Corps Members to defend Nigeria’s unity
Posted by Admin  Governor, Mr. Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has called on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members to defend the unity and progress of Nigeria. The State helmsman stated this Friday during the swearing- in of 2017 Batch ‘A’ Stream (11) corps members deployed to Imo State.....
Ahiara crisis has put Catholic Church to shame, says Laity Council
THE Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria declared yesterday that the action of those behind the imbroglio in the Ahiara Diocese had put the church to shame.  Addressing reporters in Awka, the National President of the Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria, Mr. Chiboza Nnagboh and the secretary general, Mr. Anthony Idonin,.....
Imo State comes under watch as Worldbank team set to begin assessment
The World Bank is set to evaluate the Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on the ease of doing business within each location for the period, 2014-2018. This sub-national ranking would be undertaken with the EBES and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) providing support to the.....
Jobless school leaver commits suicide in Imo
Tragedy struck at Umuofor, Umumumo community in Ehime Mbano Local Council of Imo State, recently  when a 25- year- old, school leaver,  Chigozie Igwe, hung himself in his family house. The deceased who was said to be jobless, dropped a suicide saying the world has been wicked to him. The.....
FUTO alumni to deliver N220m housing project to Varsity
In her bid to alleviate the housing challenges faced by Staff of Federal University of Technology,Owerri(FUTO) the Alumni Association, has risen as it flagged off construction of a  N220 million housing project. The project as designed  and expected to be completed in 12 months would provide 20-unit houses for staff......
Paris Club debt refund,Okorocha proposes to pay Pension arrears
Posted by Admin The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, thursday, said his Rescue Mission government would use the latest Paris Club refund to pay over N1.5 billion pension arrears starting from January 2017. Okorocha stated this through a release issued to newsmen in Owerri by his.....
Crisis in Imo APC as NWC, Okorocha Head for Showdown
There were strong indications on Tuesday that the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC)) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State are heading towards a political showdown over intra-party dispute.   A member of the party’s NWC told THISDAY that the national leadership of.....

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