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PDP: Governor Okorocha withdrew N17 billion from banks in three days

The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused Governor Rochas Okorocha of withdrawing N17bn from four banks in three days and converting government property to personal use.

Imo elections: Police arraign PDP governorship agent, three others for electoral misconduct

The police on Tuesday arraigned a Peoples Democratic Party governorship elections agent in Imo State, Mr Uche Onyeaguocha, and three others, in an Owerri Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged electoral misconduct.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Imo elections: PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha leads with 70,000 votes

The Peoples Democratic Party Governorship candidate in Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has taken the lead in the results from the 11 local government areas so far declared by the state Returning Officer, Prof. Francis Otunta.

Imo elections: INEC suspends announcement of results

Announcement of results has ended in a fight at the Imo state Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, along Port Harcourt Road in Owerri, Imo state.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha’s aide, PDP agent disrupt collation

The Special Adviser to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Electoral Matters, Steve Asinobi, and his (governor’s) associate, Paschal Onwukaike, have violently disrupted the collation of the governorship election.

Imo elections: Clash in Owerri as party agents tear result sheets

Collation of results at the INEC collation centre in Owerri has abruptly ended over the destruction of result sheets by party agents.
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Imo elections: Police arrest five fake policemen, two soldiers

The Imo state commissioner of police, Dazuki Galadanchi, has said that five persons suspected to be fake policemen have been arrested in Ideato South local government area in the state.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Election: Atiku Abubakar beats President Buhari in Imo

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, in Imo State.

Ballot-box snatching: President Buhari’s warning paid off – Governor Okorocha

The outgoing Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, while voting on Saturday confirmed incidents of ballot box snatching in some polling units in the state.

Governor Okorocha warns religious leaders, traditional rulers against partisan politics

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has urged religious leaders and traditional rulers to shun partisan politics, avoid actions and utterances that could give the impression that they are involved in politics.

New Year: Governor Okorocha warns Imo electorate against electing criminals

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has urged religious and traditional leaders to shun partisan politics and avoid actions and utterances that could give the impression that they are involved in politics.
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Emeka Ike joins race for House of Rep

Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, has commenced his campaign to contest for a seat in the House of Representatives.

Rochas Okorocha: Adams Oshiomhole is the ‘Father of Familiocracy’

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State as again slammed the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, accusing him of nepotism.

APC sweeps Imo local government election

The Imo State Independent Electoral Commission has declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress as winners of Saturday’s local government election across the state.

IGP commissions Police Mobile Force Squadron in Imo

Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), has commissioned Police Mobile Force Squadron 64, Ideato Area Command, at Ogboko, in Ideato South Local Government of Imo State.

Governor Okorocha: I won my elections without support of ‘big names’

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Saturday said that none of the big names in Imo state Politics supported his governorship aspiration in 2011 and in 2015 respectively.

INEC: We will deploy 20,000 ad-hoc personnel in Imo for 2019 election

Prof. Francis Ezeonu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo, says that the commission will deploy 20,000 ad-hoc personnel in the forthcoming 2019 elections in Imo for smooth election conduct.

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Woman in court for allegedly biting neighbour’s breast

The police on Friday arraigned a 28-year-old businesswoman, Tina Terry, in a Grade I Area Court, Aso-Pada, Mararaba, Narasawa State, for allegedly biting her neighbour on the breast.
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Ekiti election: Governor Fayemi wins at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State after dismissing the appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka.

Jubilation in Zamfara after Supreme Court voided APC primaries

All parts of Zamfara State have erupted in jubilation following the Supreme Court judgement which voided the primaries of the Zamfara State All Progressives Congress (APC).
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says he is confident that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will issue a Certificate of Return to him as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District. Okorocha expressed this optimism while speaking with State House Correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari gives Governor Okorocha pass mark in security matters

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised that security is very dear to the Federal government, adding that it should not be left alone for the government to deal with, just as he commended Governor Rochas Okorocha for his contributions to security matters.
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Spain prime minister faces ‘second round’ in European polls

Spain votes in local, regional and European Parliament elections on Sunday which will influence acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s talks to form a new government.