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I have returned lands forcefully taken over by Okorocha- Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo says he has returned parcels of land forcefully taken from the owners by the administration of a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha. According to him, the gesture was in fulfilment of the pledge he made on assumption of office that he was going to return all the land forcefully taken by the past ...

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Breaking: 19 out of 27 Imo lawmakers impeach Speaker

Imo State lawmakers have impeached the Assembly Speaker, Paul Emeziem. Emeziem was impeached on Monday during a plenary session at the State House of Assembly in Owerri, the Imo State capital by 19 Assembly members. It was gathered that  the 19 lawmakers out of the total 27 lawmakers signed a letter which was read on the floor of the house. ...

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APC condemns PDP’s silence on Imo killings

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Imo State chapter, on Thursday, expressed worry over the silence of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on the killings two prominent traditional rulers in the State, leaving many others severely wounded. Imo APC under the leadership of Hon. Macdonald Kelechi Ebere said, “Our party has observed with great concern the silence of the political ...

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PDP, Sen Anyanwu not the problems of Imo, says ex-gov

Ex-Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said Senator Samuel Anyanwu, who represented Imo East, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are not the problems of the state. According to him, the PDP in the state is one and remains a united family driven by a common purpose. The former speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives ...

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Defection claim tears PDP apart in Imo State

A group known as Owerri Zone Development Union, OZDU, has said that the Secretary to Imo PDP, Nze Ray Emeana is set to dump the party for the governing APC. The Publicity Secretary of the OZDU, Stanley Onyechere who stated this on Sunday in Owerri, Imo State said there is an ongoing internal battle in the PDP and Ray Emeana ...

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Why it is unthinkable for South East to break from Nigeria- Buhari

President Mohammadu Buhari has told Igbo leaders during his official visit to Imo state yesterday that it is unthinkable for the South East region to break from Nigeria. Also, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, seized the opportunity of the visit to express what it described as the most urgent and imperative need of the region. While acknowledging the resourcefulness and enterprising spirit of ...

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Buhari’s visit to Imo a mockery on Igbos- PDP

The main opposition, the peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned visit to the State. The State Publicity Secretary of PDP, Ogubundu Nwadike, said Buhari’s visit is a mockery on the people of the State. Governor Hope Uzodinma had recently disclosed that the President would visit the state on Thursday. Uzodinma said Buhari would commission ...

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Okorocha in more Trouble as court rejects plea to stop take-over of his property

The Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected an application by former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha asking for an injunction to stop the state government from taking further steps on his property allegedly marked for confiscation. It will be recalled that Okorocha’s lawyer, Oba Maduabuchi (SAN), had informed the court, at the resumed hearing in a suit by the ...

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PDP Chieftain to APC: Don’t celebrate Ohakim’s defection, he is a liability

Director-General of New Media of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state,Collins Opuruzor, says that  former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim would be a liability to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Recall that Ohakim announced his defection on Tuesday. In an interview with newsmen on Wednesday, Opuruzor said that no strong party would want to welcome the ex-governor ...

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Suspended PDP lawmakers in Imo deserve to be sacked by their constituents- Assembly member

Imo State lawmaker, Duru Iheonukara, has said that suspended PDP lawmakers deserve to be recalled by their constituents. Duru Iheonukara is currently representing Ideato-North state constituency in the Imo House of Assembly, He alleged that the suspended members from the opposition party, have misled the public with falsehood  utterances hence, should be recalled. Speaking in a statement, he said their ...

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