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).
Imo was corrupt under Okorocha, monarch declares
Chairman of the Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers, HRM Eze Samuel Agunwa Ohiri, has said the state under the immediate past administration of Governor Rochas Okorocha was corrupt.
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.
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.
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.
Court orders Okorocha not to sell ‘forfeited properties’ until EFCC concludes investigation
Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday, ordered the former Governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha and his family not to sell or alienate...