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Owerri market demolition: Why are people crying more than the bereaved? – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, yesterday, asked the people of the state, why they should cry more than the bereaved over the demolition of Owerri Ekeukwu market, that allegedly claimed the life of a 10-year-old boy, Somtochukwu Ibeanusi.

Gov. Okorocha denies death of son

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has said his first son, Mr Ahamefula Okorocha, is alive, strong and healthy, contrary to rumours on the social media of his death in London.

Police’ll apprehend killers of Fr. Onunkwo – Imo CP

The Imo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Chris Ezike, has said that the command is determined to apprehend the murderers of Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo.

Okorocha bans commercial tricycles in Owerri

The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday banned tricycle operators popularly known as Keke from plying the roads in Owerri, the state capital .

Those protesting over market demolition are not Owerri people – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has described those protesting demolition of the Ekeukwu market in the state capital, which resulted to the death of a 10-year-old boy, as non-indigenes.

Market demolition best thing for Owerri – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, says the removal of Eke Ukwu market is the best thing that has happened to Owerri capital City.

PDP urges Buhari to declare emergency in Imo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo led by Sir Nnamdi Richard Anyaehie has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in the state due to “excesses” of Governor Rochas Okorocha.

Lawyer writes NHRC over Owerri market demolition, killing

Mr Charles Mbalisi, an Abuja based legal practitioner has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over the demolition of Eke Ukwu, a market in Owerri, Imo.

Imo indigenes demand Okorocha’s impeachment over market demolition

Some concerned indigenes of Imo State, leaving in Abuja, have demanded for the immediate impeachment of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State.

Imo govt commences payment of six months pensions in full

The Imo state government has commenced the payment of 6-months pension arrears owed to pensioners in the state.

Southeeast, South-south govs demand relocation of oil firms’ head offices

Governors of the South-East and South-South states and other stakeholders have urged the Federal Government to prevail on multinational oil and gas corporations to relocate their corporate headquarters to their areas of core operations in the two regions.

Group asks Okorocha to halt Owerri market demolition

Space for Change, a non-governmental organisation, has asked Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor, to halt the demolition of structures in Eke-Ukwu market, Owerri, the state capital.

South-east, South-south govs pledge support for Nigeria’s unity

The South-south and South-east governors forum rose from their second meeting on Sunday in Port Harcourt to reaffirm their support for the unity of the country.

South-South, South-East govs meet over power devolution, state police

The South-South and South East governors said on Sunday that they would continue to demand for the devolution of powers and resources to the states and also the institutionalisation of state police.

South-East, South-South most marginalized regions in Nigeria – Wike

Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has said that the South-South and South East geo-political zones are the most politically and economically marginalized within the nation.

Owerri market demolition: Okorocha caused deaths of his people – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha caused the deaths recorded in the demolition exercise carried out at the Eke Ukwu’s market in the State.

Okorocha denies killing in Owerri market demolition

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has dismissed claims that security agents killed one person during the demolition of a market in Owerri, the state capital.

10-year-old boy killed during Owerri market demolition

There was pandemonium in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Saturday, when a 10-year-old boy, Somtochukwu Ibeanusi, was allegedly shot dead by military men from the 34 Artillery Brigade.

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Ondo council poll: 101 APC aspirants vie for 18 chairmanship seats at screening

No fewer than 101 aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Ondo State are vying for the 18 chairmanship seats in the ongoing screening exercise of the party in Akure, the state capital in preparation for the April 18, 2020 local government election.