Okorocha accuses Ihedioha of political witch-hunt
Senator Rochas Okorocha has accused Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha of witch-hunt, following his alleged embezzlement of N6 billion meant for Imo
Panel indicts Okorocha, reps over N6b ISOPADEC funds fraud
Immediate past Governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha has been indicted for misappropriating over N6b funds allocated to the state’s Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC).
Absence of social media law, threat to national security - Lai Mohammed
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Rochas Okorocha and other stakeholders...
How Okorocha, Okechukwu resisted Oshiomhole, APC’s ‘suspension’ order
Last Wednesday, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) took its fence mending efforts further when it announced the lifting of suspension ban on some of its members.
Lai Mahammed, others bag honorary fellowship as tourism institute graduates 3,000
The National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, on Saturday awarded Alhaji Lai Muhammed, the Minister of Information and Culture and some other prominent Nigerians with Honorary Fellowship of the institute in Abuja.
Enugu: Stoking vibes of discontent with council polls
Since the current democratic experiment commenced, some state governments have always seen it as a herculean task to conduct elections into the local governments of their states.
Mixed reactions as Imo begins payment of six years pension arrears
As the Imo State Government begins payment of pension arrears, some of the retirees who confirmed that they have been receiving alerts from their banks have complained of being...
Still on reducing the cost of governance
Agitation or call for a reduction in the cost of governance has been rather perennial. I wrote on this very topic sometime in the 1980s for the London-based West Africa magazine. I had then called for a reduction in the number of senatorial seats per state, which then was five.
Reduce NASS members to cut governance cost, CNPP tells FG
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has called on the Federal Government to immediately reduce the number of representatives from each state in the National Assembly, to cut down the cost of governance.
Okorocha’s aide faults Ihedioha panel’s report on tunnels, flyovers
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s Special Adviser on Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, has condemned the panel’s report that the two tunnels and flyovers built by the last administration would collapse soon.