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  1. Lequte

    Metro Gov. Okorocha Sacks 10 Traditional Rulers in Imo State

    The Imo state government on Thursday announced the suspension of 10 traditional rulers for disobedience, indiscipline and active participation in partisan politics. In a statement announced on the Imo Broadcasting Corporation, IBC, the government directed the Commissioner for Community...
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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 Osinbajo's Wife, Dolapo Arrives Imo State

    Wife of the Vice President of Nigeria, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo has arrived Imo state for the graduation ceremony of 810 participants of her NGO, Project Ayodele who were trained in skill acquisition. She was received by the state governor Rochas Okorocha and his wife Nneoma Nkechi . See photos:
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    Metro Funny Names Nigerians Call Their State Governors

    Nigerians are happy people. They have a way of puuting life into everything, even when all is not going well. Below are some of the popular funny names Nigerians address their state governors when in or out of office. ------ Lagos: “Quilox” – Akinwunmi Ambode. Ambode is the current governor of...
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    Politics Okorocha to Establish College in The North To Help The Poor

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has concluded plans to establish the Rochas Foundation College in Bauchi State as a way of providing education to the poor and less privileged. According to Leadership Newpaper, the governor said it was his mission to continue the furtherance of education...
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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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    Politics Governor Ortom Cries, 'Fulani Herdsmen Have Destroyed My Home'

    Benue state governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom has cried out that the suspected fulani herders have invaded his village, killed over 50 persons and destroyed over 200 hectares of his rice farm. Ortom disclosed this yesterday when he received the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, led by...
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    Metro I Will Privatise IMSU if You Fail to Resume Work – Okorocha Threatens Staff

    Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has threatened to employ new staff if the ones currently on strike fails to resume and concede the state-owned university to any willing investor. Governor Okorocha who read the riot act also said that the staff should be grateful for what they earn is...
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    Politics Governor Okorocha Finally Opens Up On His 2019 Presidential Ambition

    Governor of Imo State and the chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has finally open up about his 2019 presidential ambition. Governor Okorocha spoke, weekend, while answering questions from newsmen during a tour of some of his administration’s key...
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    Metro Imo: Governor Okorocha Reacts to Enugu Herdsmen Attacks

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State reacted to the recent attack on residents of some rural communities in Enugu State, southeast Nigeria suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. The Imo State Governor described the act perpetrated by some group of unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen as...
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    Metro Okorocha Reacts to ICPC Report on Diversion of Bailout Fund

    The Imo State Government yesterday reacted to the claim by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) that it misapplied the bailout funds collected from the Federal Government for the payment of workers’ salary arrears. The government said the bailout fund...
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    Metro Imo: Governor Okorocha to Launch First Igbo Newspaper

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state is set to launch the first Igbo language newspaper, Ikoro. The newspaper will be presented on March 15. Dr Samfo Nwankwo, Special Adviser to the Imo State Governor on Igbo Affairs, said eminent Igbo leaders including Dr Alex Ekwueme, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe...
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    Politics Governor Okorocha Reacts To The Alleged Diversion of N2bn Bailout Fund

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state yesterday reacted to the diversion of N2bn bailout funds by government officials, as claimed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC has last week arrested three government appointees: Principle Secretary to the Governor, Dr. Pascal...
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    Politics Okorocha Flees Nigeria As EFCC Queries 2bn Bailout Fund Diversion [Thisday]

    Imo state governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has fled out of the country as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) beams the searchlight on the alleged diversion of over N2 billion from the bailout fund given to the state by the federal government for the payment of civil servants...
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    Metro Imo: EFCC Arrests Okorocha’s Aides for Diverting Bailout Fund

    Three top officials of the Imo state government were arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday for allegedly diverting the sum of N2bn bailout meant for the payment of salary arrears of the state’s civil servants. The suspects are Dr. Obi Paschal...
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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...