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Police IG Abubakar forced to proceed on terminal leave.

Inspector of Police Mohammed Abubakar has been directed to proceed on a terminal leave with immediate effect. On Monday,  Secretary to the Government, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, forwarded the directive signed by President Goodluck Jonathan over the outgoing I.G . Deputy Inspector General of Police, Suleiman F...

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Posted on May 18, 2014

Uwajumogu promises better life for rural dwellers in Okigwe.

In his desire to ensure better condition of living for the Okigwe people, the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, has re-iterated his pledge towards rapid development and ameliorating sufferings or rural dwellers in Okigwe Senatorial Zone of the State. The Speaker made the promi...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

RE: #BringBackOurLion: LOL! Do you really believe a lion escaped from Nekede Zoo?

So yesterday, you read here on IMO STATE BLOG that a lion reportedly escaped from Nekede Zoo. As funny as the report sounds, we can’t help but wonder if indeed the Nekede Zoo housed a Lion since it had been run down for years. How did the Lion escape? Where were the handlers when it […]...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

NEKEDE ZOO: IMHA appeals to Okorocha to declare “State of emergency”.

Members of the Imo State House of Assembly, have urged the executive arm of the State government to urgently declare a state of emergency on the state’s zoological garden, Nekede. This call was sequel to the adoption of a report by the House Committee on public Petitions, Ethics and privileges on the condit...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

Chairmanship tussle Round 2: HRH Eze Ilomuanya knocks out Okorocha in Court.

Earlier today, the Court of Appeal in Owerri struck out Governor Rochas Okorocha’s application to stay its  July 5th 2013 judgement  to reinstate HRH (Dr) Cletus Ilomuanya as the Chairman, Imo state Council of Ndi-Eze. His Excellency’s appeal was thrown out for lack of merit.  A panel of three ...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

IMSG replies ABSG. Says Gov.Orji should leave Gov.Okorocha alone.

IMO STATE GOVERNMENT HOUSE PRESS RELEASE RE: GOVERNOR T.A. ORJI SHOULD LEAVE GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA ALONE There have been some media reports with some of them captioned “Abia unhappy with Imo over returned civil Servants.” In the referenced reports, the Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji had, thro...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Okorocha Urge Journalists To Be Objective

Gov. Rochas Okorocha  has called for partnership with media practitioners as he urged journalists to be objective in the reportage of events in the state. Okorocha made the call on Monday while inspecting some road projects in the Owerri, the state capital. He said that the call was necessary because “the ...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

2015: Archbishop Obinna warns citizens to vote wisely to prevent Boko haram in Imo state.

Archbishop Anthony Obinna of the Owerri Catholic Archdiocese is back in the news. While speaking at Our lady of Mt.Carmel parish in Emekuku yesterday, he warned Imolites on the need to vote wisely in the upcoming governorship elections. He said that the  failure to do so will amount to opening an avenue for ...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Imo Speaker, Uwajumogu promises to create jobs if elected Senator.

 The Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, and a frontline Contender to Okigwe Senatorial seat, Rt. Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu, says his priority if elected a senator would be to attract industries to Okigwe zone and create jobs for the teeming unemployed youths in the area. Speaker Uwajumogu, stated this duri...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

Gov.Okorocha worships at Cherubim & Seraphim; appeals to Baba Aladura to pray for Nigeria’s unity.

The leader of the Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim in Nigeria, His Most Eminence, the Baba Aladura Dr Lazarus Onyeleonu has described Governor Rochas Okorocha as a blessing to the people of Eastern Nigeria and Nigerians at large, stating that His emergence in the East as governor and exit of ...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

ABSG accuses Governor Okorocha of being insensitive to the plight of Imo workers disengaged from Abia civil service.

Abia State Government has accused Governor Rochas Okorocha of being insensitive to the plight of his citizens especially Imo workers disengaged from Abia State Civil service. Reacting to a statement credited to Governor Okorocha on May Day in which he was said to be apologizing on behalf of Imo workers sacked...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

#CHIBOK ABDUCTION: Pictures from Imo First Lady’s protest walk.

  Recently, we told you that the Imo state first lady, Nneoma Nkechi Rochas Okorocha was going to lead a protest walk over the abduction of the school girls in Chibok. The walk was held in Owerri yesterday, Friday. Here are some pictures from the event.       —————...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Is it fair to write off Capt.Emmanuel Iheanacho based on his alleged hot temperament?

It is no longer news that former Minister of Interior, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho is  warming up to contest the 2015 governorship election under APGA. While some are of the opinion that the Emekuku born politician is a good candidate for Owerri zone, many  fear that his hot temperament may deny him the numbe...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Rt.Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu donates 60KVA generator to school for the deaf, Orodo.

 In a bid to ameliorate the awful conditions of the physically challenged persons in the state, the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, has announced the donation of 60 KVA power generating set to the Imo State College of the deaf, Offekata-Orodo in Mbaitoli local government ar...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

#MISSING CHIBOK GIRLS: Imo first lady to lead protest walk as IMSG cancels scheduled Carnival.

Following the worrying unknown fate of the more than two hundred female students, abducted by the Boko Haram elements in Chibok, Borno State, and the general out-cry the ugly development has generated throughout the world, the Imo State government held an emergency Expanded Executive Council meeting on Wednes...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

CASHLESS POLICY: IMSG expresses willingness to partner with CBN

Governor Rochas Okorocha has expressed the willingness of his administration to partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the new policy christened “Cashless Policy”, introduced by the Apex Bank. The state governor who made this known when the CBN delegates led by the Head Shared Services Mr. Chid...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Uwajumogu assures Imo Assembly workers of support.

 The Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, has restated the determination of the leadership of the State Assembly to make its worker’s welfare a top priority. The Speaker gave this cheering news when the leadership of the State Assembly Civil Service Commission paid him a court...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

LOL!! Meet Major General Rochas Okorocha in full military regalia.

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Posted on May 8, 2014

PHOTO: Governor Okorocha and wife share a joke with Ihedioha.

In this photo, we have Governor Okorocha and our first lady, Nneoma Nkechi Okorocha sharing what seems to be a very funny joke with Rt.Hon Emeka Ihedioha recently. Who can help us guess what they were were discussing here? lol. ———————————̵...

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Posted on May 7, 2014

Ihedioha goes prophetic; declares he is next Governor in waiting. Do you agree?

Deputy Speaker, House of Repre­sentatives, Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha seems to have begun seeing visions ahead of the 2015 guber polls. Just this past weekend, the lawmaker prophetically declared that the was the next Governor of Imo state -in-waiting based on the support he claimed to have received across the 3...

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Posted on May 7, 2014

#CHIBOK: Nigeria’s First lady, Patience Jonathan to storm Borno in search of missing girlsf

The first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has promised to stage a protest march to Chibok, Borno State, if the abducted schoolgirls were not released. Jonathan said this in Abuja after a meeting with governors’ and ministers’ wives, female senators, commissioners and more than 200 women from various groups ...

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Posted on May 4, 2014

PDP National Woman leader, Amb.Kema Chikwe takes on Sahara Reporters

May 1, 2014 PRESS STATEMENT THE TRUTH ABOUT PDP WOMEN’S PRAYER SESSION My speech at the occasion of PDP Women’s Prayer on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 for the release ofthe Chibok kidnapped school girls and the Nyanya bomb blast victims was straight-forward and the interpretation of Sahara Reporters does n...

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Posted on May 1, 2014

Birthday wishes for Mr. Frank Nneji, OON at 54!!

Please join the IMO STATE BLOG family as we send Happy Birthday wishes to Mr.Frank Nneji (ABC Transport) as he celebrates his 54th year on earth today. Born in Kaduna City on April 30, 1960, Frank Uzoawuotu Nneji hails from Nguru, Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area, of Imo State. Over the years, Mr. Nneji  ha...

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Posted on Apr 30, 2014

Who is the best person to govern Imo state?

As we move closer to yet another election season, the campaigns are about to kick off. In your opinion, who is the best person to govern Imo state ? ———————————————————————...

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Posted on Apr 30, 2014

No amount of blackmail can crack our relationship with Rt.Hon.Bethel Amadi – Uzodinma’s camp reacts.

Senator Hope Uzodinma’s camp has swiftly reacted to the rumour making rounds alleging a face off with Hon. Bethel Amadi. A report submitted to IMO STATE BLOG today alleged that Hon. Bethel Amadi who had been enjoying a robust support from Senator Uzodinma had declared war against the distinguished Sena...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

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