PDP set to bounce back after losing power in Imo
Before the 2019 general elections, precisely the governorship poll, Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was almost a shadow of itself as most top shots had deserted the party.
Imo retirees protest against non-payment of pensions, beg alms in Owerri
Imo State pensioners yesterday protested against non-payment of their five-month pensions since Governor Hope Uzodimma assumed office in January. They also protested against non-payment of entitlements of some of their members for over 80 months, even before former Governor Emeka Ihedioha...
Uzodinma’s claims on his 100 days in office are false, says Ihedioha
Immediate past governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has declared that his successor, Governor Hope Uzodinma, lied to Imo people as regards certain claims he made while commemorating his 100 days in office last week.
I met an empty treasury without handover note, says Uzodimma
Almost four months after taking over as Governor of Imo State, Hope Odidika Uzodimma has disclosed that he met an empty treasury and without handover note from former Governor Emeka Ihedioha when he (Uzodinma) assumed office on January 15, 2020.
Ihedioha accuses Imo government of plotting to arrest his supporters
Former Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha has accused the state government of conniving with security agents to arrest his supporters. "I have been informed that the government of Imo State, acting in concert with some rogue elements within the security apparatus, is planning the arrest and detention of many of our supporters and to visit…
Our elections and judicial debacle
At last the curtain is drawn on the controversial Supreme Court rulings on two related electoral cases in the polity, namely, Imo and Bayelsa State gubernatorial election matters.
Supreme Court in need of boost for swift, trusted justice
Section 232 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), as well as the Supreme Court Act of 2004, Section 3, Sub-Section 1, stipulate that the number of justices of the Supreme Court shall not exceed 21
Supreme Court judgement: Iconic jurists speak...‘even those in the grave’
It was the doubt over the January 14 judgment that prompted Chief Emeka Ihedioha, and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to seek a review, which was equally dismissed last Tuesday.
How Bayelsa, Imo governorship tussles can shape Nigeria’s electoral system
Nigeria’s electoral system could be the greatest beneficiary from the recent rulings of the Supreme Court on the applications for the review of its earlier judgments on Bayelsa and Imo state governorship tussles if the National Assembly...