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The impeached Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Chiji Collins, will face an ad hoc committee constituted by the new speaker, Paul Emeziem to investigate his financial activities from June 2019 to November 2020.

Axed Imo speaker to face panel over alleged misappropriation of funds

The impeached Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly, Chiji Collins will face an ad hoc committee constituted by the new speaker, Paul Emeziem to investigate his financial activities from June 2019 to November 2020.

Imo APC assemblymen want Ifeanyi Araraume expelled from party

APC lawmakers in the Imo State House of Assembly have called for the immediate sanction of Senator Ifeanyi Araraume from the party over what they described as a malicious attack and blackmail against Governor Hope Uzodinma.

Defection: PDP threatens Ebonyi lawmakers with legal actions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened legal actions against any member of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly that may defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Imo lawmaker gets bail for alleged assault

An Imo Chief Magistrates Court on Wednesday granted bail in the sum of 500,000 to a lawmaker in the state, Heclus Okoro, charged with assault.
The Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, Most Rev. Moses Chikwe, raised the alarm in a homily at Annunciation Catholic Parish, New Owerri.

Catholic Bishop: LGBTQ can sue priests with Imo VAPP Bill

The Violence Against Persons Prohibition, VAPP, Bill, currently before Imo State House of Assembly can be used by LGBTQ to sue a priest, thereby endangering “our cultural, traditional and religious values.”
A lawmaker representing Oguta state constituency, at the Imo state House of Assembly, Frank Ugboma, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday came under heavy criticisms for denying sponsoring the controversial Administration of Criminal Justice Law, No 2, 2020.

Imo PDP lawmaker under attack for denying sponsoring controversial law

A lawmaker representing Oguta state constituency, at the Imo state House of Assembly, Frank Ugboma, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday came under heavy criticisms for denying sponsoring the controversial Administration of Criminal Justice Law, No 2, 2020.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo Assembly saga: Conference of Speakers accuses Governor Obaseki of autocracy

Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria on Saturday, accused the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki of running an autocratic government in the state.
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13 Imo lawmakers test positive for coronavirus

The new cases were confirmed barely six days after a lawmaker, whose identity was not released, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the state.

Security personnel lock out Imo lawmakers over unpaid allowance

Some Imo State House of Assembly members were on Tuesday shut out of the Assembly premises by security agents who claimed they were being owed up to 5 months allowance.

Vehicles loaded with passengers intercepted at Enugu-Benue border

Over 30 vehicles loaded with passengers coming from the northern part of the country were intercepted by soldiers manning an Army checkpoint in Nsukka, Enugu State as they were trying to enter or pass through the state to other states in the southern part of the country.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Imo governor appoints 27 interim management committee chairmen

The Imo state governor Hope Uzodinma, has appointed 27 Interim Management Committee chairmen to take over the running of affairs of the local government areas pending the day for a local government election in the state.

Imo: What Emeka Ihedioha ought to have done

The recent reaction of the sacked governor of Imo state, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha, to the Supreme Court confirmation of Senator Hope Uzodimma as the duly elected governor of Imo state, was at best a self-deluding inglorious voyage totally blind to the truth, and at worst a hate speech.
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Imo Assembly seeks immediate prosecution of REC, RO as more members decamp to APC

Twenty one members of the Imo State House of Assembly including the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins, have asked that the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, and the Returning Officer of the 2019 Imo governorship election, Prof. Francis Otunta be prosecuted for violating the electoral act by illegally declaring Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party winner of Imo governorship election.
Fresh scandal is rocking the Imo State House of Assembly following the alleged forging of the signature of the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon Chiji Collins by his Chief of Staff, Mike Ohaka, in a letter to the Vice Chancellor of the Imo State University, Professor Adaobi Obasi, requesting to employ 46 persons, whose names were contained in the letter.

Imo speaker, other lawmakers defect to APC

The Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Collins Chiji, and seven other members of the house have announced their defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Imo speaker, seven lawmakers dump PDP for APC

The speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly Collins Chiji has defected the from the People’s Democratic Party to All Progressives Congress (APC).
Uche Ogbuagu, another member of the Imo State House of Assembly representing Ikeduru State Constituency, has joined the train of defections to the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Another Imo lawmaker dumps PDP for APC

Uche Ogbuagu, another member of the Imo State House of Assembly representing Ikeduru State Constituency, has joined the train of defections to the ruling All Progressives Congress.
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Nine PDP, APGA, AA lawmakers defect, boost APC in Imo

He said: “I have known Governor Uzodinma for many years. He is astute, tenacious and has the capacity to restore the lost glory of Imo. He is also kind hearted and charismatic and I’m sure he will run an all inclusive government.I implore well-meaning Imolites not to relent in offering useful advice that will help the governor.”
The nominee, Barr. COC Akaolisa, whose name was contained in a message earlier sent to the House by the Governor and read at plenary by Speaker Collins Chiji, was screened following the request by Uzodinma for speedy consideration of his nomination.

Imo assembly confirms commissioner-nominee

Imo State House of Assembly on Tuesday screened and confirmed a commissioner-nominee sent by Governor Hope Uzodinma.

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