Imo-State News

Okorocha has taken Imo backward — Ohakim
A former Governor of Imo state, Ikedi Ohakim, said the present administration under Rochas Okorocha, has taken Imo State backward in terms of  governance. Ohakim stated this, when he stopped to see for himself a water scheme  at Achingali in Obowo Local Government Area of the state, which was built.....
Okorocha is owing us 77 months —Imo pensioners
Pensioners in Imo State, yesterday, protested the continued refusal by Governor Rochas Okorocha to pay them their pensions which ranged between 22 and 77 months in arrears. Scores of pensioners, led by their state chairman, Chief Gideon Ezeji, blocked Okigwe road as well as the entrance to Government House, Owerri......
Group blasts Okorocha for shoddy road construction in Imo
The national coordinator of Imo Believe Initiative for Social Justice, Okey Aduradu, yesterday, called on Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, to make public, the details of contractors handling road projects in the state.  The group made this request in their New Year  message delivered to newsmen in Owerri. According.....
Tony Chukwu grants Scholarship to 40 Undergraduates
From Marume, The fate of 40 undergraduates may have changed as the clinched the 2016 scholarship award from Ehime Mbano- born Construction Executive and Philanthropist, Mr Tony Chukwu and his Wife. The Scholarship Scheme came under the umbrella of Rosy- Tony Scholarship Foundation and is targeted at Ehime-mbano indigenes and.....
Okorocha gives rice, N407m to APC members in Imo
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Wednesday hosted executives of All Progressives Congress (APC) at wards, local governments and state levels and gave them 18,500 bags of rice valued N370 million, in addition to N37 million. Okorocha said during APC stakeholders meeting held at Imo State International Convention, Owerri that.....
My govt finds it hard to pay pensioners – Okorocha
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, has said it was “hard” for his government to pay 1.4billion monthly pension to pensioners in the state. Okorocha revealed this in a release issued to newsmen Sunday, in Owerri, through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodor.  In the release, the governor also.....
Okorocha,Dep.Gov,Sen.Samdaddy Anyanwu and Rep.Members abandon Mbaise Cultural Day
--Okey Eze calls for appraisal of the journey so far The 2016 Mbaise Cultural Day held at Mbaise Secondary School Aboh Wednesday brought together sons and daughters of Mbaise extraction from across the World. The President General of Ezuruezu-Mbaise, Bar Cyril Anyanwu, in his address said that the day.....
Labour Party calls on Imolites to work towards freedom for the State
Posted by Admin The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Labour Party,Imo State, Mr Ikechukwu Akujiobi, has bemoaned the present situation in Imo State and called on the people of the state, to think further towards desired freedom for the citizenries. The Party Chieftain expressed shock over the State of governance.....
PDP Cautions Okorocha over Imo Pensioners
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Imo State chapter has called on Gov Okorocha to respect the dignity of the Pensioners. According to a release from the Party’s Publicity Secretary, Mr Damian Oparah, states that the PDP is “shocked over the calculated attempt by Governor Rochas Okorocha’s administration to deny Imo.....
Obibi Uratta Monarch honoured as Community passes Confidence Vote
Posted by Admin The ancient town of Obibi Uratta in Owerri North Local government Area,Imo State was agog recently as the traditional ruler,Eze Prof Amobi Uwalaka,  received an award of honour for his numerous projects targeted at developing the community and humanity. The award which came from a group of.....
Trigger happy Policeman kills man days to wedding
The desire of Friday Nduka to take his heartthrob to the alter was cut short recently in Owerri as a Police Inspector,Mike Edem, attached to the premises of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Mega Station located at the Control Post junction in Owerri, the Imo State capital, allegedly killed him......
Archbishop Obinna to Okorocha: Convert Xmas fanfare money to provide basic needs of Imolites
Posted by Admin THE Imo State Government has been urged to “respond to the more pressing needs of the citizenry instead of lavishing scarce resources on fanfare during Christmas and New Year festivities.”  The Catholic Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Dr. Anthony J. V. Obinna, made the appeal.....

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