Tag: imo state

Proportion
Mercy AbangFebruary 7, 2018

Mercy Abang: In Oguta, women risk death to give birth

Down the muddy drive to Mgbele from Oguta Local Government Area sits a dilapidated building with fallen rusty brown roof, ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2017

A lawmaker defects to the APC but PDP members fault his decision

The defection of a member of the House of Representatives, Nnana Raphael Igbokwe, (Ahazu/Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency, Imo) on the ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 7, 2017

‘The Ministry of Happiness is a well-thought out idea that will benefit the people’

Amid widespread condemnation, the Imo State Government has continued to provide reasons for the establishment of the Ministry of Happiness and ...

Proportion
AzeezDecember 5, 2017

Okorocha swears in sister as Happiness commissioner

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has sworn in his sister, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (nee Okorocha) as the state’s Commissioner for Happiness and ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2017

Okorocha is set to unveil the statue of Liberia’s Johnson-Sirleaf

Having unveiled the statue of the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma,  – see reactions – the governor of Imo, ...

Proportion
Samuel OkikeOctober 20, 2017

19 tweets that sum up how Nigerians feel about Rochas Okorocha right now

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, is certainly not the most popular politician in Nigeria, especially since he pulled what could ...

Proportion
AzeezOctober 18, 2017

I will erect more statues… I owe no one an apology – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has said he would erect more statues to attract investments and other positive things to ...

Proportion
Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2017

Reuben Abati: Okorocha and Jacob Zuma’s statue

What is it about South African President Jacob Zuma and statues? Two statues in one month- generating controversy from the ...

Proportion
Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

Opinion: President Zuma has a crush in Nigeria, and it isn’t female!

by Nimi Princewill Somewhere in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, a fancy statue of President Jacob Zuma poses in elegance, despite ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 16, 2017

“A South African must not kill a Nigerian, every country must unite” – Jacob Zuma

South African President, Jacob Zuma has condemned the xenophobic attack on Nigerians residing in South Africa. Zuma, who was on ...

Proportion
AzeezOctober 15, 2017

The Thread: “Dear Rochas Okorocha, you’re mad for this statue of Jacob Zuma”

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has just erected a statue of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Nigerians are ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The ban of journalists in Imo is quite an aberration

It is said that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. So was the case of the Imo governor, Owelle ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 12, 2017

Angry youth in Imo set palace of traditional ruler ablaze

Over 200 youth Tuesday, reportedly set ablaze the palace of the traditional ruler of Obollo Autonomous community in Isiala Mbano Local ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 11, 2017

Charly Boy is only acting a script, he has been recruited – Okorocha

The Governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha yesterday said Charles Oputa, known as Charly Boy was recruited in 2014 by his ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Catholic priest kidnapped and murdered in Imo state

A Catholic priest in Imo state, Cyriacus Onunkwo has been murdered by unknown gunmen. The state commissioner of police, Chris ...

Proportion
Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Opinion: Governor Rochas Okorocha- A complete failure of leadership

by Peter Adeshina Yesterday 30th of August, Governors of states in the South-East region met with the leader of the ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Eke-Ukwu market demolition: Group condemns killings, asks FG to intervene

The OurMumuDonDo group have condemned the demolition of the Eke-Ukwu market and the alleged killing of three civilians in the ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Eke-Ukwu market demolition: PDP says Okorocha should be held responsible for the deaths

The statement by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) signed by Dayo Adeyeye: We condemn the Forceful Demolition of the Popular ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Eke-Ukwu market demolition: 10-year-old boy killed as military men shoot sporadically at protesters

“Up your game in the protection of lives and property in Nigeria” was what the Commander-in-Chief, Muhammadu Buhari told security ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

Over 3,000 Ahiara Diocese members march against Pope’s choice, Bishop Okpaleke

Over 3,000 members of Ahiara Diocese of the Catholic Church on Saturday gathered at the Mater Ecclesiae cathedral, Mbaise, Imo ...

Proportion
AzeezJuly 1, 2017

No governor dead or alive can match my achievements – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has said his successor could be stoned if he delivers below the standard he has ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2017

We haven’t started dealing with Nigeria’s disease – Okorocha

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has called for partnership with Northern Nigeria, in order that education be ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiMay 9, 2017

Reverend sister defrauds students of their millions

A Reverend Sister and Principal of the School of Nursing, Umulogho, Imo, Eberechukwu Nwachukwu, was on Tuesday dragged to court ...

Proportion
Op-ed EditorMay 2, 2017

Opinion: Imo House of Thieves

by Kenneth Uwadi April 29th this year was a Saturday. It was my birthday and friends came to wish me ...

Proportion
AzeezApril 11, 2017

President fits me but I won’t contest against Buhari – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha on Monday said the position of President fits him than governor. Okorocha said this while ...

Proportion
AzeezMarch 5, 2017

Nobody above 50 years will succeed me as governor – Okorocha

by Azeez Adeniyi Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that nobody above 50 years of age will succeed him ...

Proportion
ToluFebruary 6, 2017

Backstory: Between Governors Okorocha, Obiano and their battle of words

Have you met the “dishonourable excellencies“? This deserving title was conferred on Governors Rochas Okorocha and Willie Obiano of Imo ...

Proportion
Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2017

Herdsmen Hazards I: Nwa-offor never became a priest [Part 1]

by Festus Iyorah Following the seven-year bloody reign of the deadly Boko haram terrorists in North East part of the ...

Proportion
Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2017

SPECIAL SERIES: Sharing stories of despair, hope, and survival from herdsmen attacks across Nigeria

by Festus Iyorah The memories of the dead—butchered like animals –  and of the survivors still living in pains haunted ...

Proportion
AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

Compel Okorocha to sell Imo aircraft, PDP tells Buhari

The People Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to compel Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha to sell the ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail