Despite the gloom that has virtually settled on our country – heightened insecurity, recession, hunger, poverty and the stifling of the right of our youths to give voice to our frustrations - it should still be...
Security agencies harassing our governors, PDP cries out
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over alleged harassment of its governors who went to Edo State for the purpose of today’s governorship election in the state.
2023 and discordant tunes from Southeast
That there are discordant tunes from politicians in the Southeast zone anytime there is a project that could benefit its people is not new. In fact, what might be new and surprising for many is if there could be unity of purpose in any agenda being pursued by the zone.
Uzodinma meets with Nwodo, others on future of South East, assents to two bills
Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma, yesterday, met behind closed door with prominent Igbo leaders, including the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo, Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, and Publisher of Champion newspapers, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, to chart a path for the southeast geo-political zone. Addressing the media separately after the meeting held at…
Imo teachers threaten strike as Anambra set to reopen schools
Primary and secondary schools teachers in Imo State have threatened to go on strike following the failure of the state government to pay them for six months.
Imo youths ask Uzodinma, court to recover varsity from Okorocha
A socio-cultural youth group in Imo State, Orluzurumee Youth Assembly (OYA) have approached the state High Court, Owerri division, demanding for the immediate recovery of the Eastern Palm University, Ogboko, allegedly converted to personal property by the former governor, Rochas Okorocha. The Guardian gathered that Okorocha had built the university during his administration on the…
WHO, Imo State launch insurance initiative for informal sector
The World Health Organisation (WHO), and the Imo State Government, have partnered to launch the innovative, Mobile Health Insurance Programme, in Owerri, designed...
Abia promises to protect foreign investors, Nigerian employees against racial discrimination
Abia State government has re-assured foreign investors in the state of protection as long as they operate in accordance with extant laws of the country and the state.
ISOPADEC staff demand immediate release of detained colleagues
Staff of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) has called on the state governor Hope Uzodinma and the Inspector General of Police to facilitate the immediate release of their colleagues detained by the police. The state police command had arrested and detained 15 officials of the Commission over their alleged attack on…