100 days in office: Ihedioha promises to deliver
The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha said his administration is alive to its campaign promises to the people. The Governor who stated this at an event marking his 100 days in office, on Friday, thanked Imolites for entrusting the leadership of the state to him, as well as their continued support and prayers.
Imo raises panels to probe housing projects under Okorocha
The Imo State Government has inaugurated five committees to audit projects for 32 housing estates, resources that accrued to the state’s Housing Corporation and how they were spent during former Governor Rochas Okorocha’s administration.
Ihedioha pledges to invest N3.9b in basic education
The Imo State government has earmarked N3.9 billion for renovation and the building of new infrastructure in the state’s basic education sector. Governor Emeka Ihedioha disclosed that some of the projects to be executed include the construction of 120 new classroom blocks, 100 toilets, the sinking of 45 boreholes and fencing of 10 schools to ward off external encroachers.
How traditional rulers’ partiality complicates Ihedioha, Okorocha’s feud
The trending issue in Imo State is the supremacy battle between incumbent governor, Emeka Ihedioha, and his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha. The battle has divided the indigenes along those for and against the combatants and it is said to be creating fear and tension among residents...
Monarchs, others urge Imo government to hasten Okorocha’s probe, prosecution
Imo Council of Traditional Rulers has urged the state government led by Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to hasten the probe of contracts awarded and other activities of the immediate past government led by Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Licensing of web TV, radio caught in cross fire
The recent move by the federal government to license online radio and television stations has sent emotions flying left and right. While some welcomed the development; others expressed cautious optimism, but critics said the move is inherently wrong, and can never be justified.
FBI’s wanted man didn’t fund my election, says Ihedioha
Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha has distanced himself from reports that Mr. one the suspects in the list recently released by Federal Bureau of Information (FBI) for graft, Augustine Chika Odionyenma, sponsored his governorship election.
Lawyer faults Ihedioha’s plan to build 27 stadiums in Imo State
An Owerri-based lawyer, Mr. Emperor Iwuala has faulted plans by Governor Emeka Ihedioha to build 27 stadiums across Imo State, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
After Enugu, The People’s Hero audition moves to Owerri
The battle for the N7million grand prize in The People’s Hero reality show kicked off in Enugu last Saturday, as over five hundred youths came out to show their skills before the judges.
Emeka Ihedioha did not win Imo election - Rochas Okorocha
The immediate past Governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha has said his successor, Emeka Ihedioha, did not win the election that brought him into office. “Let me be clear, Emeka Ihedioha did not win elections in this state but was crookedly handed the mandate," Okorocha said during a town hall meeting at his home…
No plan for leadership change, Imo Assembly clarifies
The 27-member Imo State House of Assembly yesterday dismissed media reports that its speaker, Dr. Chiji Collins, was on the verge of impeachment. The social and regular media platforms had last week being inundated by reports of some aggrieved members allegedly planning to unseat the speaker.