Imo-State News

Police recover AK47 rifle, human skull in shrine
The Imo Police Command, has declared Chidera Njoku, a native doctor, wanted after recovering 90 rounds of AK47 Rifle and a human skull in his shrine. The Commissioner of Police in Imo, Chris Ezike, made this disclosure while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Owerri......
UNICEF Urges Gov Okorocha To Allocate More Resources To PHC
Posted by Admin The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) yesterday urged Imo State governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha to prioritize and continue to allocate more resources towards revitalization of Primary Health Care services in the state which they said remains the key towards achieving universal health care coverage. UNICEF is currently partnering Imo State.....
Okorocha speaks on Arewa youth threat to Igbos
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has advised the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to desist from agitating for secession, saying the Igbos were not ready for another civil war. Mr. Okorocha gave the advice at a news briefing at the Government House in Owerri on Tuesday. He also urged the.....
Jonathan, Obi, Dozie to storm Mbaise for Onwuliri memorial lecture
Posted by Admin Activities toward hosting a hitch free 5th Memorial lecture in honour of late Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Technology, Owerri reaches top gear as former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Ex-Governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi prepares to storm Mbaise,Imo state for the annual event.  .....
Angry Pope Francis threatens to fire Nigerian priests
Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests: lose your job if you don’t obey me and your bishop. According to a report by Associated Press, Pope Francis met June 8 at the Vatican with a delegation from the Ahiara diocese, south-east Nigeria where priests have been.....
Okorocha sacks cabinet, 27 LG transition committees
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday sacked the state executive council and 27 local government transition committees. A statement by the principal secretary to the governor, Pascal Obi, directed all former members of the executive to hand over to permanent secretaries or the most senior director in their ministries......
Journalist set to bury father june 2
Posted by Admin The family of Leonard Ajokubi, an Owerri based journalist and Managing Editor, Peoples Hero, a news paper with circulation in South-East Nigeria is in grief over the loss of his father and mentor. According to a release made available to the Press, late Pa Basil Ajokubi, a.....
Group visits Imo State Government,sets, to spend $242000 in the Niger delta
…State government appeals for inclusion of more LGAs The Project team of United Nations Democracy Fund(UNDEF) and AfriHealth Optonet Association, Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Thursday,May 18,2017 paid an advocacy visit to Imo State government towards kick-starting the Sustainable Citizen Participation (SCP) in Governance in the Nigeria Niger-delta. The group was.....
Pensioners: Court reserves judgment July 5
National Industrial Court sitting in Owerri, will, July 5, deliver judgment on the suit, NICN/OW/144/2017, filed by members of Nigerian Union of Pensioners, NUP, Imo State branch, challenging the slashing and withholding of their stipends by Governor Rochas Okorocha administration.  Before the presiding judge, Justice Olufunke Y. Anuwe, fixed the.....
Dr Adirieje honoured as Igwe Ozuomee celebrates 40 years on the throne
It was celebration galore as friends and well-wishers of Dr Uzodinma Adirieje gathered in Amaruru Ancient Kingdom, Orsu Local Government Area, Imo State for his conferment with High Chief Ugwumba during the 40 years coronation anniversary of His Royal Highness,Eze Wilfred Igwe, Ozuomee Amaruru. The celebration which kicked –off with.....
IMO:Customary Court of Appeal president dies
The President of Customary Court of Appeal, Imo State, Justice P.I Okpara, has been confirmed dead. The jurist according to a statement from the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Imo State, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo died after a brief illness. The statement read, “The governor, His Excellency, Owelle Rochas.....
Police rescue abductees tied up in Imo forest
The police command in Imo state on Tuesday rescued three kidnap victims tied up in a forest in Owerri west local government area of the state. The three unidentified individuals were abducted on Saturday. Seven of the suspected kidnappers were captured in the operation, coordinated by Chris Ezike, the state.....

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