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Court sacks Imo APC Reps member-elect

A Federal High Court in Owerri on Monday sacked the member-elect for Nkwerre/Nwangele/Njaba/Isu federal constituency of Imo State, Ugonna Ozurigbo.
Imo State House Of Assembly

Imo Assembly crisis deepens as deputy speaker resigns

The leadership crisis rocking the Imo State House of Assembly took a new twist Thursday as Deputy Speaker Hon. Ugonna Ozuruigbo tendered his resignation.
Imo State House Of Assembly

All 27 elected council chairmen in Imo suspended by state assembly

The Imo State House of Assembly has suspended all the 27 elected Local Government (LG) council chairmen in the state over failure to honour an invitation to answer allegations of gross misconduct and misappropriation of funds leveled against them.

Imo Assembly lifts suspension on five members

The Imo House of Assembly has lifted the suspension placed on five of its members, who were suspended in November 2018, for alleged un-parliamentary conduct.
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Report: Violence, vote buying marred polls in South-East

A joint report released by Women Aids Collective (WACOL) and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) indicated that violence, intimidation by thugs and vote buying marred the just concluded general elections in the South East.

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.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha loses government house polling unit to PDP

Governor Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost the Government House polling booth to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the governorship and House of Assembly elections.

Imo elections: Panic as suspected hoodlums kill party agent

Palpable political tension in Imo State heightened on Saturday afternoon after political thugs murdered a party agent.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Elections: Uche Nwosu alleges ballot paper snatching in Imo

The governorship candidate of Action Alliance in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, has raised the alarm of incidents of ballot paper snatching and scarcity of ballot papers in some Local Government Areas of the state.

Election: Governor Okorocha explains senatorial ambition

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Saturday explained why he is seeking to be elected into the Senate in the general elections.

2019: NYSC chief warns corps members against bribery, shady deals with politicians

Brig-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General of National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has advised corps members who will work as INEC adhoc staff in the forthcoming elections to shun bribery and shady deals in the course of their duty.

NYSC chief tasks corps members on election assignment

Brig. Gen. Solomon Kazaure, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has urged corps members that would serve as INEC ad-hoc staff during elections to exhibit high sense of credibility and commitment in the course of the assignment.

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.

Uche Nwosu: Being Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law doesn’t disqualify me from being governor

Uche Nwosu, the Chief of Staff to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said being a son-in-law to the governor does not ‘disqualify’ him from succeeding his boss in office.
Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

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.

Police arrest suspected killers of Imo Catholic priest

The operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State police command have arrested the suspected killers of Rev Fr. Jude Egbom of St Patrick’s Catholic church, Amucha, in the Njaba Local Government Area of the state.

Gunmen kill Police sergeant, steal rifle

24 hours after gunmen murdered a Catholic church priest, Rev. Fr Jude Egbom, and one other person in Nkwerre, Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State, some gunmen have again shot dead a sergeant, Christian Nnamani, in Owerri the state capital.

Gunmen kill Catholic priest, one other, snatch vehicle

Tragedy struck in Nkwerre in the Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State on Monday night after gunmen murdered a Catholic priest and made away with his vehicle.

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APC NWC, governors, members-elect endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress met with governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the party on Monday in Abuja to endorse candidates for positions of the Senate President, Speaker and their deputies.