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Uzodinma Signs MOU with NDDC for Roads

Uzodinma Signs MOU with NDDC for Roads

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, and the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have signed a Memorandum of understanding for the completion of three major road projects in Imo state. At the signing ceremony held at Government House, Owerri, Uzodinma commended the NDDC for its various interventions in the development of the Niger Delta

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Ihedioha Wins Imo Governorship Election

A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha, has been declared the winner of Imo State governorship election. Ihedioha, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was declared governor-elect by the Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Francis Ogbonnaya Otunta, Monday night.Ihedioha scored 273,404 votes to defeat Uche Nwosu of the Action

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Imo APC Moves to Expel Okorocha

The 9-man disciplinary committee of the Imo State chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC has recommended the expulsion of the state governor, Rochas Okorocha, for his anti-party engagements. In a letter signed by the committee chairman Matthew Omeghara and secretary Kevin Ugwu, the committee revealed that the Imo State governor could not appear before

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Okorocha Sacks Son-In-Law, SSG, 11 others

  Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has, in a dramatic way terminated the appointments of 13 members of his cabinet including his Son-In-Law, Uche Nwosu, his Chief of Staff, whom he has been positioning to succeed him in office. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Sam Onwuemeodo, in a statement issued in Owerri, the state

Ikedi Ohakim In EFCC Net

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Ikedi Ohakim, former governor of Imo State over allegations of illegal appropriation of wealth. Although the anti graft agency was yet to begin questioning of Ohakim as at the time of filing this report, sources say he was apprehended in connection with a number of properties

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INEC Declares Imo Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the governorship election in Imo state inconclusive. The Returning Officer in Imo State, Professor Ibidapo Obe, declared the election inconclusive, due to the number of cancelled votes which stood at 144,715 in relation to the margin of win which is 79,529 by the candidate of the All Progressives

Tension Mounts in Owerri

INEC officials and journalists were on Sunday held hostage at the commission’s office in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Tension mounted as news filtered in that a group of protesters believed to be supporters of the  APC were advancing towards INEC office from the Asumta Cathedral end of Owerri – Port Harcourt Road. Security officials

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