Imo-State News

Strike: Govt offices shut in Imo
All Imo State Government offices were shut Monday, following the industrial action ordered by the leadership of the labour unions operating in the state. The aggrieved workers down tools over the planned slashing of their monthly wages and allowances by the state government. The staff of ministries that are mostly.....
Septuagenarian ex-teacher begs Okorocha over unpaid entitlements
•28 years after retirement, old woman says life without exit benefits is harsh “Teacher, don’t teach me nonsense.” That was one of the classical songs by the late Afrobeat maestro, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. But for this former teacher, ‘nonsense’ was never part of what she taught her pupils across many.....
Catholic priest kidnapped in Imo
Kidnappers have abducted Rev. Fr. Francis Ugoo Egbebu, the parish priest of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Umuola, Amaigbo, Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State. Reports from the Catholic Diocese of Orlu, where Rev. Fr. Egbebu is serving, indicated that the priest was last seen driving out of the parish.....
I won’t use APC FG to unleash impunity on my people —Okorocha
Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that the Imo state government will not use the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government with President Mohammadu Buhari in charge to unleash impunity on the people of the state. The governor, who spoke when the traditional rulers and political leaders.....
Imo Assembly Releases Committee List
From Nnamdi: The much awaited House Committee list of the Imo State House of Assembly was finally released thursday by the Clerk of the House, Bar Chris Duru, with the Speaker Rt.Hon. Acho Ihim, retaining the Committee on Selection and Business and Rules. The rest Committee Chairmen are: Rt Hon.....
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,.....

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