Imo High Court halts swearing-in of new deputy governor

An Owerri High Court has halted the swearing-in ceremony of Calistus Ekenze as the new Imo State deputy governor. Ekenze was appointed by the Imo House of Assembly on Monday, July 30, 2018, to replace Eze Madumere, who was impeached for gross misconduct and abandonment of the duties of his office. Madumere’s impeachment was in… Read More Imo High Court halts swearing-in of new deputy governor

Ten-year-old boy hit as policemen shoot sporadically to disperse protesting traders as Imo State government demolish Eke Ukwu Market

The Imo State government, on Saturday August 26, began the demolition of Eke Ukwu market in Owerri, the state capital. Armed mobile police officers accompanied the government officials who supervised the demolition. A ten-year-old boy was hit and killed by a stray bullet after police officers supervising the demolition of the market shot into the… Read More Ten-year-old boy hit as policemen shoot sporadically to disperse protesting traders as Imo State government demolish Eke Ukwu Market

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha slams IPOB, MASSOB, Northern Youths; proposes MOESIP for Igbos

The governor of Imo State Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that what the Igbos need now is the Movement for the Economic Survival of Igbo People (MOESIP) and not any movement for the sovereign State of Biafra stating that leaders from other geo-Political Zones supporting the secession movement do not love the Igbos. He also… Read More Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha slams IPOB, MASSOB, Northern Youths; proposes MOESIP for Igbos

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha flown to India for treatment after allegedly encountering a ghost in his office

The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha who made an unscheduled trip to Europe a few days ago on a business trip according to the press has been reportedly in a state of quagmire as the said business trip turned to a medical trip. Reports from a reliable source in Europe has it that… Read More Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha flown to India for treatment after allegedly encountering a ghost in his office

Igbo socio-cultural group issue Imo Government ultimatum to pay workers

Ndigbo Unity Forum, an Igbo socio-cultural group, has given Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha an ultimatum of 60 days to pay workers outstanding salaries and allowances. This is contained in a statement signed by the President of the forum, Mr Augustine Chukwudum, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Sunday.… Read More Igbo socio-cultural group issue Imo Government ultimatum to pay workers