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19 Aug 2019
Former governor of Imo State Senator Rochas Okorocha Monday said the state's governor Emeka Ihedioha attacks on his property is an abuse of power in a bid to witch hunt him. “In the last couple of months, the government of Emeka Ihedioha has launched and sustained attacks on my property and that of my family…
3 Aug 2019
The camps of former Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha and the state's current governor Emeka Ihedioha are disputing each other's claims about what happened to a section of the Freedom Park built by Okorocha administration. The park, adjacent the Imo State Government House, is one of the most popular recreational centres in the southeastern state.…
18 Jul 2019
Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha Thursday alleged that his predecessor Rochas Okorocha looted the state's purse and left it in a "deep hole of corruption and mindless misappropriation." Ihedioha, a former speaker and deputy of Nigeria's House of Representatives, said Okorocha's eight years as the governors of the state plunged Imo State into unsustainable debt.…
13 Jun 2019
Nigeria Senate president Ahmed Lawan Thursday swore in former Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha as a senator. Okorocha was excluded when other elected senators were inaugurated on Tuesday because the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had not issued him a certificate of return. Later Tuesday, INEC issued Okorocha his certificate of return to the Senate…
11 Jun 2019
Former Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha Tuesday was denied entry to the National Assembly Complex during inauguration and election of principal officers of Nigeria's legislative arm of government. The inauguration of the ninth National Assembly which began 10 am was presided by the clerk of the assembly Mohammed Sani-Omolori. Nigeria's electoral body, Independent National Electoral…
7 Jun 2019
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Friday reacted to the judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja which ruled that Rochas Okorocha be awarded his certificate of return as a senator. "In view of the import and directives of the said judgement, the Commission will meet as soon as practicable to do the needful," INEC national…
16 May 2019
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) national chairman Adams Oshiomole and other leaders of the party of planning to get him detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In two separate suits filed by the governor marked FHC/ABJ/CS/474/19 and FHC/ABJ/CS/475/19 at a Federal High Court, Abuja, he…
9 May 2019
Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has accused Adams Oshiomhole of hunting him after he ensured his emergence as chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). “There is nothing personal between me and Adams Oshiomhole other than the fact that he is part and parcel of this high level of conspiracy to bring down Rochas…
2 May 2019
The outgoing governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha said some "powerful members" of his party the ruling All Progressives Congress have conspired with the Independent National Electoral Commission to deny him the Imo central senatorial certificate of return. "Upon a deeper enquiry, I found out that my plight was politically-motivated by some powerful members of…
22 Mar 2019
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday insisted that it would not issue the governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress (APC) a return certificate as an elected senator unless a court of competent jurisdiction gives the order. “The position of the commission has not changed. The position of the commission…
18 Jan 2019
The Imo chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress has suspended Governor Rochas Okorocha for anti party activities barely a month to election. “A letter by the Imo State chapter of the APC signed by the chairman conveying the suspension to the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole regretted that Okorocha who is…
15 Jan 2019
A political party formed by Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, Action Alliance (AA), has withdrawn its support for Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and adopted presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar for the February 16 election. “We are for Atiku/Obi leadership and we are glad to work with all believers of true federalism…

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