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The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has described Achike Udenwa as the worst governor to ever govern the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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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South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.
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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.
Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State for Environment, on Thursday, called for the immediate declaration of a state of emergency on erosion ravaging several parts of the country to comprehensively tackle the menace.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured that committees of both chambers of the National Assembly will conclude work on the 2020 budget estimate before the end of October.
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