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    Economic Recession: Nigerian States That May Not Be Badly Affected

    For quite a while, the term economic recession has been on the lips of every Nigerian. Theoretically, economic recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real GDP, real income, employment, industrial...
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    Metro Imo: Market Women Storm Govt House Over Planned Demolition Of Market [PHOTOS]

    Hundreds of Owerri women drawn from the five major communities in the Owerri Municipality Thursday besieged the Imo State Government House in protest of the planned demolition and relocation of the Ekeukwu Owere Market in the heart of the city. The women, who were dressed in all black...
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    Politics 'If Nigeria Fails From Now, APC Is Responsible' – Governor Okorocha

    Imo State, Governor Rochas Okorocha yesterday said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) administration at the Federal level is demolishing what he called the old and shaky structures the country stood on and rebuilding it for a new nation that all Nigerians will be proud to have. The...
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    Ikeji Festival: Celebrating The Rich Cultural And Historical Heritage Of The Arondizuogu People

    Introduction Arondizuogu is a group of sprawling communities, spreading across three local government areas in Imo State, with its largest area located in the land obtained from Umualaoma town. Historically, the people of Arondizuogu were known for their great strength, in terms of warfare and...
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    Metro Imo State Gets 8 New Judges – See Names

    The National Judicial Council, NJC, has finally come to the aid of Imo State Judiciary, following the release of the names of eight new judges to serve in the state High Court and the state Customary Court of Appeal, CCA. Governor Rochas Okorocha said that the new judges would be sworn in today...
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    Metro Imo: Okorocha Bows To Labour Pressure, Recalls Sacked Workers

    Governor Rochas Okorocha has announced the recall of the over 3000 workers in 19 parastatals of the State in the heat of a protest by members of the Nigeria labour congress. The state Chairman of the NLC, Austin Chilakpu, had said the protesting workers would commence an indefinite strike if...
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    Metro Imo: Tension as NLC Threatens Total Shutdown

    The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday, insisted that there would be a total shut down of Imo State once the 14-day ultimatum issued to the state government to recall the 3000 sacked workers and tackle their unpaid salaries and other benefits expires. The Imo State government is alleged to...
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    Politics Imo: Governor Okorocha Sacks All Revenue Agents

    Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has dispensed with the services of all the revenue agents that has been doing business with it since the advent of the present administration. Announcing the measure during a press conference in Owerri yesterday, the Commissioner for Internal Resources and...
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    Politics Supreme Court Affirms Okorocha's Victory, Dismisses Ihedioha's Appeal

    The Supreme Court has dismissed appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in the April 11, 2015 election in Imo State, Mr.Emeka Ihedioha, challenging the election of Governor Rochas Okorocha. The seven-man panel of the Supreme Court presided over by Justice John Fabiyi...
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    Politics PHOTO: Did Gov. Rochas Okorocha Name Government Building After His Daughter?

    Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, has named a government building after his first daughter, Uloma Nwosu (nee Okorocha) who is married to one of his commissioners. The building was named Uloma Nwosu House in Imo state.