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Imo: Hopelessness in the era of hope

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State By Ikechukwu Amaechi AS someone from Imo, it is extremely difficult to ignore the tomfoolery in the state in the name of governance, no matter how hard one tries. Since the Supreme Court torpedoed the inalienable right of the people to choose their leaders, I have refrained from commenting…

Panic over escape of hyena from Imo zoo

There was serious panic in Nekede, near Owerri following the reported escape of a male hyena from the Imo Zoological Garden and Wildlife Park. The general manager of the park, Francis Abioye, who confirmed the development in Owerri, said that the animal was caught by wildlife experts in the zoo, six hours after its escape.…

Uzodinma offers flee specialists 72 hours untimatum to return back to...

Gov Hope Uzodinma By Chinonso Alozie The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, Wednesday ordered contractors handling some of the roads in the state, who abandoned their work to return back to site in the next 72 hours. The governor spoke in Owerri, through his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, adding that the road contractors have…

Rerun election: Uzodinma, Okorocha, Araraume collaborate in Imo

As Police set to provide security Okorocha and Uzodinma By Chinonso Alozie – Owerri Ahead of this Saturday’s Okigwe North rerun election in Imo state, political momentum yesterday heightened in the area. This came as the All Progressives Congress, APC, had a mega rally in the primary school at Anara junction in Isiala Mbano local…

Ihedioha: Imo indigenes in U.S. respond to Supreme Court decision

Ihedioha-Uzodinma A group of U.S-based Imo indigenes, the Mbano National Assembly (MNA), has reacted to Tuesday’s Supreme Court verdict that effected a change of government in its home state. The judgment replaced Mr Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party with Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress as governor, almost eight months after…

Why Imo govt welcomed N100 billion FSL assistance

By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The Imo state government yesterday said it accepted to work with Nigerian Investment Bank, FSL Securities Limited to raise N100 billion because the government was in need of funds to address infrastructure challenges in the state. Imo State Government The Deputy Governor of the state, Gerald Irona, stated this at the…

Ihedioha’s Rebuild Imo Program: An expert’s view

By Maureen Onyekele When Governor Emeka Ihedioha was campaigning to be elected into office, he had encapsulated his programmes and promises on a ‘Rebuild Imo Agenda’. Emeka Ihedioha, obedience It was however, on assumption of office as the Interim Management Committee Chairman for Ihitte/Uboma Local Government Council that the full meaning and implication of that…

Ihedioha selects previous APGA guber aspirant SSG, others

By Chinonso Alozie – Owerri The Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, on Saturday appointed a former governorship aspirant in 2019, under the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Uche Onyeagucha, as his Secretary to the State Government, SSG. Ihedioha The appointment was made public to newsmen in Owerri, through Ihedioha’s Chief Press Secretary, Chibuike Onyeukwu. Also,…

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