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CGC: Gov reads riot act to workers

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has warned civil servants against engaging in activities capable of frustrating the smooth take-off of the fourth-tier government otherwise known as Community Government Council. Governor Okorocha who stated this during a meeting with top government officials atIkembaOjukwuConvention Center, Owerri, said his administration will not hesitate to disengage any worker […]

Okorocha commends police

Governor ofImoState, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has commended the Nigeria Police for bracing up to the challenge of securing the lives and property of the people of the nation. He made this commendation when the Inspector-General of Police [IGP], Mohammed D. Abubakar paid him a courtesy call at the government House, Owerri. Governor Okorocha decried the […]

Army Chief warns troublemakers in Imo

Those who have constituted themselves into stumbling blocks to the development strides of Gov. Rochas Okorocha ofImoStatehave been warned to turn a new leaf. Handing down the warning at the weekend in Owerri, the Brigade Commander, 34 Artillary Brigade Obinze, Brig. Gen Ahmed Akali, said that these people disrupt developmental projects in the name of […]

Imo plans grading of traditional rulers

TheImoStategovernment is to begin grading of traditional rulers. Disclosing this at the inspection of the kick off of the community Government Council, (CGC) in some local governments in Orlu Zone, the state governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, said that the levels of the traditional rulers would be determined by the performance of their various communities. He […]

Ikeduru ACFF ends conference

He enjoined all to imbibe  Christian virtue and prudence  in all their undertakings. The prelate described prudence as the hall-mark that sustains the quality of human existence – economically, socially, politically, in family affairs, and otherwise. Bishop Maduwike said the great successes recorded by the men of old wars due to adherence to prudence and […]

Bayero Varsity ground was like an abattoir

A graduating student of Bayero University Kano who narrowly escaped being killed by the Boko Haram sect  has narrated a horrendous story of how members of the militia, in addition to the use of explosives, took strategic positions and gunned down worshippers who tried to flee during their attacks. The female survivor, who doesn’t want […]

Jaundiced journalism of a biased columnist

The unprofitable practice of picking holes in noble ideas or casting aspersion on those who initiate such thrusts, has become the pastime of some people, especially when such initiatives do not come from them. It is the stock-in-trade of evilly-disposed characters who ostensibly pretend to be championing a cause for the people, but who, in […]

Ikeduru ACFF ends conference

It was a rare demonstration of Christian brotherhood and ecumenism penultimate Friday as hundreds of people of Owu-Ubi autonomous community, in the Ikeduru local government area ofImoState, irrespective of their religious linings, lined the rural roads to welcome an Anglican prelate, the Rt Rev Emmanuel Chigozie Maduwike, Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese, with pomp and pleasantries. […]

Lawmaker reassures constituents

The member representing Oru East in the Imo State  House of Assembly, Barr Greg Okemili, has reassured his constituents of effective representation. Barr Okemili gave the assurance when he received both the delegation of Oru Students Association, Imo State University (IMSU) chapter and those of the National Parliament of Igbo students on courtesy call at […]

House wants fertilizer for farmers Stories by Ebere Osuka

ImoStatelegislators have passed a motion urging the government to make fertilizers available to farmers. The motion was sponsored by the member for Ohaji/Egbema State Constituency, Hon Luke Chukwu and six co`-sponsors. Leading the debate on the motion, the chief sponsor, Hon Chukwu, said that food security is one of the cardinal objectives of the government […]