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Governor Ihedioha orders forensic audit of local council accounts

Imo State government has ordered “a comprehensive forensic audit of the local governments’ accounts.”
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 Ihedioha: Senator Okorocha’s govt shunned TSA, operated 250 accounts

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State says his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, operated 250 bank accounts as opposed to the Treasury Single Account being implemented by the Federal Government and many other states.

Senator Okorocha gives Governor Ihedioha seven days to show proof of ‘stolen vehicles’

Senator Rochas Okorocha has given the Imo State government seven days to substantiate allegations that his wife and family members made away with 67 vehicles belonging to the state.

Wobbly start for Governor Ihedioha

There must be something about political power that makes otherwise good men to act contrary to expectations once in power. And it can be very dispiriting. Let me mention immediately that I do not know Governor Emeka Ihedioha from Adam.

Imo Assembly lawmakers want Senator Okorocha probed over alleged N5 billion university project

Members of the Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday urged the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, to probe the immediate past governor, Rochas Okorocha, for allegedly using N5b belonging to the state government to build a private university for himself.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha: 95% of Senator Okorocha’s projects exist in his imagination

Imo State government, yesterday, said 95 per cent achievements of the immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, only existed in his imagination.
Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, who was imprisoned at the Enugu Maximum Prison for over 19 years has finally been released.

Nigeria’s oldest prisoner regains freedom

Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, who was imprisoned at the Enugu Maximum Prison for over 19 years has finally been released.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha suspends all Imo government financial transactions

Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has suspended financials transactions involving all government parastatals in the state.

Governor Bagudu emerges APC governors forum chairman

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), comprising all state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have elected the governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, as its new chairman.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC investigation saves N5 billion for incoming administration in Imo

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Friday in Enugu that Imo state government is under its searchlight for alleged money laundering during the last gubernatorial election in the state.
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President Buhari to inaugurate new Imo airport

Gov. Rochas Okorocha has said that the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport is ready and will be inaugurated in the second week of May.

Court attaches Imo’s accounts in central bank, 16 other banks over N1.5 billion debt

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has ordered the attachment of funds in accounts owned by the Imo State Government in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 16 other banks in the country.

Governor Okorocha seeks stakeholders’ collaboration on prisoners’ welfare

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has called for collaboration between federal and state governments for the welfare of prison inmates and the prison conditions, stressing that the essence of sending people to prison is to make them better citizens.

Imo elections: APC accuses Governor Okorocha of promoting electoral violence

As Imo indigenes continue to wait patiently for the results of the state Governorship/House of Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has raised the alarm that some fake uniformed men on the payroll of Governor Rochas Okorocha were in an unholy alliance to scuttle the mandate of the electorate.

Supreme Court orders Governor Okorocha, Imo government to pay N1 billion owed by predecessor

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Governor Rochas Okorocha and the Imo State Government to pay about N1bn which the state had owed a firm, E. F. Network Nigeria Limited, for about 10 years.

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.

2019: Rochas Okorocha dumps APC, declares support for DPP

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that he would be supporting the Democratic Peoples’ Party (DPP), ahead of the state’s governorship election.
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2019: NYSC chief tasks corps members on credibility, commitment

The Director-General of NYSC, Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure, has advised corps members that will serve as INEC ad-hoc staff during the elections to exhibit high sense of credibility and commitment in the course of their assignment.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I have not been certified – Atiku Abubakar’s data analyst

Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Court will decide Ibraheem El Zakzaky’s fate

The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.

Governor Masari pushes for collective dialogue with bandits in North-West

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.

Tailor arrested over alleged N1.48 million fraud

A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
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Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.