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Deputy Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, says the state government decided to set up an investigative panel to look into the management of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission - ISOPADEC following reports of mismanagement of the Commission by previous administrations.

Gerald Irona: Why we are probing ISOPADEC

Deputy Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, says the state government decided to set up an investigative panel to look into the management of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission - ISOPADEC following reports of mismanagement of the Commission by previous administrations.

Henry Okafor emerges new Imo APGA chairman

The former House of Representatives candidate for Ohaji/ Egbema/Oguta /Oru West federal constituency in the just concluded National Assembly and presidential elections, Dr. Henry Okafor has emerged as the new state chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance.

NDDC, stakeholders proffer solution to douse tension in Niger Delta

To avoid further crisis in oil communities in Imo State, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) recently organized a stakeholders’ consultative forum to proffer solutions.

Imo monarchs demand implementation of Niger Delta master plan

Traditional Rulers from the oil producing communities in Ohaji/Egbema Council Area of Imo State on Friday called on the Federal to fully implement the Niger Delta Master plan.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

We can’t continue to have lawless elections without penalties – Imo Reps member-elect

Chief Kingsley Chima, a House of Representatives-elect under the Action Alliance in Imo, says only very stiff penalty for electoral offenders will ensure compliance to electoral laws.

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.

Police rescue five corps members kidnapped in Imo

Dasuki Galadanchi, Imo commissioner of police, says five members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been rescued from kidnappers.

Gunmen kidnap 5 NYSC members in Imo

Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped five National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who were travelling to their orientation camps in Akwa Ibom and Rivers states.

Federal government okays construction of 5,000 bpd Ikwe-Onna refinery

The Federal Government, through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has approved the construction of Ikwe-Onna Refinery to be located in Ikwe, Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Ibe Kachukwu: Nigeria’s refineries will be fully functional before 2019 ending

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has said that it would be sad if the nation’s refineries are not functional by the end of 2019.

NEMA confirms death of pastor, wife in Imo flood

The head of Imo/Abia operations office, National Emergency Management Agency, Evans Ugoh, has confirmed that a pastor and his wife died in Monday’s massive flood in an Imo community.

Police nab fake currency note producer

“His arrest followed a manhunt initiated based on intelligence information gathered on his alleged criminal activities of producing and giving the fake currency naira notes to his agents for circulation,’’ he said.

Imo APC coalition disagrees with Governor Okorocha on council election

Imo All Progressive Congress, APC, Restoration Coalition, yesterday, said it would not accept a local government election, aimed at boosting the 2019 gubernatorial ambition of Okorocha’s son-in-law, Mr. Uche Nwosu.

Imo guber: 20 lawmakers endorse Governor Okorocha’s son-in-law

Twenty out of 27 Imo state lawmakers, yesterday, endorsed governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Mr. Uche Nwosu, for 2019 gubernatorial election in the state.

Imo govt investigates death of pupil frogmarched by soldiers

The Imo State Government said it had started investigation into the death of Queendaline Ekezie, a 15-year-old pupil of Army Day Secondary School, Obinze, Owerri, who collapsed and died during an intense punishment by soldiers in the school.

Don Wanney’s fighters surrender arms in Owerri

Hundreds of late Don Wanney’s fighters, who had earlier rejected government’s overtures to embrace amnesty programme, had finally laid down their arms and yesterday.

Governor Okorocha orders demolition of illicit drugs manufacturing buildings

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, on Monday, ordered the demolition of any building used for sale and manufacture of illegal drugs in the state.

Fulani herdsmen, farmers sign agreement in Imo

Miyetti Allah, farmers and monarchs in Imo have agreed that owners of farms destroyed by herdsmen would be duly compensated.

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Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

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