Monday, February 15, 2021


Rochas Okorocha

Senate to Buhari: Reconsider removal of NDE D-G Ladan

Senate has urged President Muhammadu to reconsider his directive on the removal of Dr Nasir Ladan as Director-General of National Directorate for Employment, NDE. This...

Lai Mohammed condoles with Senate over Longjan’s death

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has condoled with the President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Rochas Okorocha, and members of the Committee over the death of the Committee Vice-Chairman, Senator Ignatius Longjan.

APC crisis: Governors want Oshiomhole to summon NEC meeting

All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors Forum has called on the party’s National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole to call for National Executive Council, NEC, meeting to resolve party’s challenges.

Senate wants Nigerian govt to pay more attention to tourism

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to pay more attention to tourism in its drive to diversify the economy.

Public school enrolment and Nasir El-Rufai’s admirable example, by Abdullahi Yunusa

Not many believed or gave Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State the benefit of the doubt when he told the world of his plans...

Imo govt sues Okorocha for sedition, to appear before court October 8

Imo State government has suied a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha to court for inciting his supporters to disobey the Governor Emeka Ihedioha-led administration in the state.

Imo govt releases 2019 budget details to public, first time in 5 years – BudgIT

The Imo State Government is set to open up its budget details, BudgIT, a public finance advocacy firm, has said.

Why we raided ex-Zamfara governor’s residence, by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that it raided the residence of former Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari over allegations of economic and financial crimes.

Ihedioha seeks Buhari’s intervention, says ‘I found so many leakages in Imo IGR’

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo on Monday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he solicited for presidential intervention in the infrastructure deficiencies in his state.

Suicide: Senate seeks ban of Sniper insecticide

The Nigerian Senate has urged the federal government to ban the production, importation and circulation of Sniper insecticide in the country.

Finally, APC suspends Amosun, Okorocha

The national working committee, NWC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state and his counterpart in Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, over anti-party activities.

Rochas’ in-law, Uzodinma thugs clash at APC rally in Owerri

A rally organised on Saturday by the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, suffered a crisis. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Okorocha’s son-in-law Uche Nwosu dumps APC for AA

Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law to governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Action Alliance,...

Okorocha suspends Imo AG, orders immediate arrest of 2 bank managers over LG workers’ pay

The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Friday suspended the accountant-general of the state, Stella Udogwu, over the non-payment of the November salary...

UPDATED: 8 APC governors meet Buhari over party primaries

Eight governors elected under the platform of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, are currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in his office at...

Okorocha swears in new Imo SSG, others

The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday swore-in Mark Uchendu as the new Secretary to the State Government, SSG. The governor also swore-in...

Okorocha triumphs as Imo Assembly impeaches deputy governor

The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Eze Madumere, has been impeached, Channels Television reports. He was impeached by 19 of the 37 members of the...

Quit APC now, VON DG tells Gov. Okorocha

Following the conclusion of ward, local and state congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo, Mr Osita Okechukwu, Director-General, Voice of Nigeria,...

Okorocha political buffoon, jester – Igbo groups

According to them, the state has a horde of intellectuals and intelligent people who could not stand the governor’s show of shame.

Okorocha explains choice of son in-law as successor

Mr Okorocha also disclosed that local government council elections in Imo would be conducted in June

Again, Buhari meets APC Governors, seeks more time to decide on 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night met with the All Progressives Congress, APC, governors in Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja and demanded more time to...

Gov Okorocha floats 6 new tertiary institutions in Imo

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has announced the establishment of six new tertiary institutions in the state. Mrs Okorocha, who made the announcement in a...

Jubilation grips Owerri, as Rochas approves 2 months’ salary

Jubilation has gripped the entire Imo state capital, Owerri as Governor Rochas Okorocha has approved the payment of two month’s salaries to workers in...

Imo records 68 percent drop in immunisation rate, WHO says

Immunisation rate in Imo State has dropped by 68 per cent, a report by the World Health Organisation has indicated. The Coordinator, Primary Health Care...

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