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Primary school pensioners cry to Gov Okorocha

Primary school pensioners in Imo State have passionately pleaded with the rescue government of Owelle Rochas Okorcha to prevail on the appropriate government agencies responsible for payment of their pensions and gratuities, to expedite action on the matter, in order to avert imminent disasters and mass family discomfiture. From all the 27 local government area […]

NUJ mourns Prof Onwuliri, others

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Imo State Council has expressed deep grief over the tragic and most saddening deaths of Professor Celestine Onwuliri, Dr. Levi Ajonuma and the Ibes who died in the DANA Aircrash of June 3, in Lagos. In a press release in Owerri signed by the chairman, Sir Innocent Igwe, the […]

Igbo Summit ends in Owerri

Prominent Igbo leaders have gathered in Imo State capital, Owerri to fine-tune strategies for the economic and political development of the region under the banner of a new group called C-21. The leaders seek to work towards the emergence of Imo sons and daughter at the highest political offices in the country and on economic […]

St Peter’s Irete plants new church

St. Peter’s  (Ang), Church, Irete Chapel was recently planted at Umuelele, New  Layout, Irete in Owerri West Local government of Imo State. The event was preceded by a two-day open air crusade driven by Evangelist Duru, a member of  Evangelical Fellowship in Anglican Communion (EFAC) of St Peter’s Church Irete. Preaching at the special service […]

Chinedu Offor, 5 others appointed commissioners

Six Commissioners have been dropped from the cabinet of Imo State government in a recent reshuffle and the names of six commissioners-designate submitted to the Imo State House of Assembly for screening and approval. Among those dropped are Dr Obinna Duruji (Information), Hon Ogueri Enwerem (Commerce and Industry), Hon. Chioma Ogoke (Housing and Urban Development), […]

Imo House takes stock one year after By Ebere Osuka

The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Hon Ben Uwajumogu disclosed last weekend that the House passed 20 bills out of the 33 bills it considered. In a stock-taking at the celebration of  one year of inauguration of the Fifth House and Third Assembly at the Assembly Complex, the Speaker said that the […]

Our Saviour’s Anglican Academy takes off By Gid Ahanonu

The new co-educational secondary school located in the St. Mark’s Church Complex, Amakohia, Owerri was last Wednesday formally named Our Saviour’s Anglican Academy by the Bishop of Owerri, Rt. Rev. Cyril Okorocha. In the ceremony witnessed by many members of the church, the bishop stated  that with the establishment of the new school, the vision […]

Our Saviour’s Anglican Academy takes off By Gid Ahanonu

The new co-educational secondary school located in the St. Mark’s Church Complex, Amakohia, Owerri was last Wednesday formally named Our Saviour’s Anglican Academy by the Bishop of Owerri, Rt. Rev. Cyril Okorocha. In the ceremony witnessed by many members of the church, the bishop stated  that with the establishment of the new school, the vision […]

Church calls for tough action against Boko Haram

The Presbyterian Church of Nigeria has joined the growing call on the federal authorities to take a decisive action against the terrorist activities of the boko haram sect. In a communiqué issued after the Church’s annual Synod in Benin, Edo, they contended that such a tough action is imperative now before it becomes too late […]

Okorocha hails IMHA, stresses food security

Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has expressed worry that much of the food consumed in these parts are produced in the northern part of the country. Addressing law makers at the Imo State House of Assembly to mark the first anniversary of the House, he disclosed  that the motivation for the Community Government Council (CGC) is to […]