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Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha cautions Imo government

Immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday cautioned against further attacks on his personal property by the state government.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor-elect Ihedioha: I’ll say a lot on May 29

Imo State Governor-elect Emeka Ihedioha, yesterday, pleaded with the people of the state to wait until May 29 when he will speak to them.

Rochas Okorocha: Achike Udenwa is Imo’s worst governor ever

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has described Achike Udenwa as the worst governor to ever govern the state.
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South-East leaders seek post-election Igbo agenda

Igbo leaders at the weekend called for a post-election Igbo agenda that would be anchored on restructuring of the nation. The leaders made the case when they paid a solidarity visit to President-General of the pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, in Enugu.

Achike Udenwa urges Emeka Ihedioha to probe Governor Okorocha when he assumes office

Former Governor of Imo State, Chief Achike Udenwa, has called on the state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, to ensure he probes Governor Rochas Okorocha when he assumes office on May 29.
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Imo election: Orlu elders seek peaceful polls

The governorship bid of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer, RT. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has received a major boost as Orlu Elders Council unanimously endorsed his candidature ahead of the March 9th polls.

EFCC: How Femi Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman paid out N350 million for presidential campaign

A prosecution witness, Seun Shuaibu, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, and others transferred N350 million to former Governor Achike Udenwa of Imo in 2015.

Election: Igbo Assembly backs Atiku Abubakar

A socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo nation known as Igbo Assembly has warned that the Igbo would not support any presidential candidate opposed to restructuring the nation, indicating that the group are poised in supporting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
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Jennifer Atiku charges Imo women to vote wisely in upcoming election

Mrs Jennifer Abubakar, wife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged Imo women to elect leaders who will improve the lives of women and children.
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Election: Igbo Assembly backs Atiku Abubakar for presidency

Igbo Assembly, a socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo nation, has warned that the Igbo would not support any presidential candidate rabidly opposed to restructuring the nation, saying that it has thrown its weight behind the aspiration of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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2019: Ben Nwabueze leads campaign, says he won’t die until Atiku Abubakar becomes president

Some Igbo leaders, including politicians and chiefs, Wednesday promised to support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards his desire to becoming the next Nigerian president in 2019.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Ben Nwabueze, Olisa Agbakoba, Nnia Nwodo, other Igbo leaders endorse Atiku Abubakar

Prominent Igbo leaders including elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups rose from a one-day meeting in Enugu with an endorsement for the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 general election.
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Atiku Abubakar meets Igbo leaders in Enugu

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will, on Wednesday afternoon, meet with prominent Igbo leaders from the five states of the of the South East.

Rochas Okorocha: Adams Oshiomhole’s apology to Archbishop Obinna, cheap blackmail

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole’s recent apology, on his behalf, to the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, Anthony Obinna, as a cheap blackmail.

Imo guber: Rochas Okorocha attacks Achike Udenwa, Archbishop Obinna for supporting Hope Uzodinma

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lashed out at the Catholic Archbishop of the Owerri Diocese, Most Reverend Anthony Obinna, saying the cleric along with ex-governor Achike Udenwa; his kinsman, Ezekiel Izuogu; and a former chairman of the state Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya, had pathological hatred for both the All Progressives Congress, APC and President Muhammadu Buhari.

Senator Makarfi weeps over bad roads in South-east

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, yesterday said he had a horrible experience plying the roads in the South-east region.

Imo deputy governor denies any wrongdoing to warrant impeachment notice

The Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, has denied any wrongdoing to warrant the impeachment notice served on him by the State House of Assembly on Tuesday.‎

Governor Okorocha: Imo former governors’ wealth over-estimated

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, yesterday, said former civilian governors of the state, including Sam Mbakwe, Evan Enwerem, Achike Udenwa and Ikedi Ohakim must have been over estimated with regard to how wealthy they had become, after they had left office as governors. He also said they deserved to be appreciated.

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