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The leadership crisis rocking the Imo State House of Assembly took a new twist Thursday as Deputy Speaker Hon. Ugonna Ozuruigbo tendered his resignation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Palpable political tension in Imo State heightened on Saturday afternoon after political thugs murdered a party agent.
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.
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Saturday explained why he is seeking to be elected into the Senate in the general elections.
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.
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.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State as again slammed the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, accusing him of nepotism.
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.
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.
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.
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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