Imo-State News

Goods Worth Millions Destroyed in Owerri Main Market Inferno
Goods worth several millions were destroyed as a result of fire incident which razed a section of the Owerri Main Market, Imo State, yesterday. Most affected was the Shopping Plaza housing fashion and phones shops. The cause of the inferno could not be immediately established, though eye witness accounts alleged that.....
Rochas Okorocha commences monthly donation of N1m to APC state chapters
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has commenced monthly donation of N1 million to every state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the country to give the party supporters a sense of belonging where the APC is in opposition. Speaking with newsmen in Katsina shortly after presenting N1 million.....
Ohakim Joins Imo Guber Race
Immediate past governor of Imo state, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has declared to contest the 2015 governorship election in the state, stating that his ambition is to complete the laudable projects, programmes initiated by his administration between 2007 and 2011. Ohakim, who lamented what he described as maladministration of Imo state.....
Imo monarchs apologise to Okorocha over Ihedioha’s comment
Traditional rulers in the three Mbaise local governments of Aboh, Ezinihitte and Ahiazu in Imo State, have apologised to Governor Rochas Okorocha for what they described as unwarranted embarrassment meted to him during the 2014 Iri ji annual cultural festival by the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka.....
Political intolerance: APGA, PDP billboards destroyed in Imo
What looks like political intolerance is brewing very fast in Imo State, following the massive destruction of billboards erected by loyalists of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Obowo and Njaba local council areas of the state. Our correspondent who monitored the development, observed.....
2015: I don’t need Nzeribe’s endorsement –Okorocha
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha yesterday stated that the reported endorsement of Chief Emeka Ihedioha, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and  gubernatorial aspirant, by Senator Francis Arthur Nzeribe, is a sign of failure. Nzeribe, Okorocha said, had never backed a credible candidate. The governor, who was reacting to.....
Nzeribe Endorses Ihedioha for Imo Guber
The maverick politician and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Arthur Francis Nzeribe, has publicly stated that his support for the 2015 gubernatorial ticket of his party goes to the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Chief Emeka Ihedioha. He even vowed to deploy all it takes to ensure.....
Imo: Contractors flee with mobilisation fees
When Chief Rochas Okorocha came on board as Governor of Imo State, he told the world that he was in a haste to develop the state. One of the major issues he tackled almost immediately was the rehabilitation or reconstruction of the road network in the state. He went to.....
Rochas revived APGA in Imo State –Aide
Special Assistant and liaison officer to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Alfred  Ononugbo, has said that contrary to speculations, the governor was the one who revived the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo State. Ononugbo said before Okorocha’s emergence as governor, the state chapter of APGA was almost.....
Water scarcity: Ohakim Raises Fear Of Outbreak Of An Epidemics In Owerri
  Following the continued water crisis in Owerri, the Imo State capital, a former governor of Imo state, Chief Ikedi Ohakim has expressed fears over a looming outbreak of epidemics in Owerri that may result from the lack of water. The former governor also warned that with no single drop of.....
Alleged Police Shooting: Doctors battle to save Malaysia returnee’s life
A team of medical doctors are said to be working round the clock to save the life of a Malaysian returnee, who was allegedly shot Sunday afternoon in his private part by a trigger happy policeman in Owerri. Our reporter was told that the police allegedly shot and wounded the returnee’s.....
Ohakim Regrets His Actions as Governor
The immediate past Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has pleaded for forgiveness from those he offended during his tenure as governor of the state. He said he had forgiven those who offended him during the course of his administration. Ohakim made the appeal yesterday while playing host to the.....

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