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December 16, 2018 4:54 PM Why NASS should boycott Buhari’s budget presentation — CUPP

Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has called on members of the National Assembly, to boycott presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement by its first national spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, on Sunday, the coalition said the step was necessary to show resentment to the Buhari administration 13

December 9, 2018 4:01 PM 2019: Imo Speaker, Acho Ihim emerges Uche Nwosu’s running mate, vows to defeat Uzodinma, Araraume, others

Acho Ihim, the Speaker of Imo state of House of Assembly, has been picked as the deputy governorship candidate of Action Alliance, AA, in the state. The speaker will deputized the AA governorship candidate and Governor Rochas Okorocha’s in-law, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu. Recall that Nwosu alongside 18 members of Imo House of Assembly denounced their membership 29

December 8, 2018 10:54 AM Buhari approves appointments of nine Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. This was contained in a statement signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita. The list of the successful Federal Permanent Secretaries and their states of origin are as follows: Dr. Bakari Wadinga 30

December 7, 2018 6:36 AM South-East guber candidates meet Osinbajo in Aso Rock

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidates in the South East on Thursday in Abuja expressed optimism of emerging victorious in their various states ahead of the 2019 elections. The candidates comprising Hope Uzodinma, Imo State, Uche Ogah, Abia State, Ayogu Eze, Enugu State and Sunny Ogbuoji, Ebonyi State, had a closed-door meeting with Vice President 21

December 6, 2018 7:20 PM BREAKING: Imo Speaker, 18 lawmakers dump APC, PDP; join Okorocha’s in-law in AA

Nineteen out of the 27 lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly have joined the Action Alliance, AA, denouncing their memberships of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party respectively. The Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, announced this while during plenary on Thursday evening. Reading the defection notice 24

December 6, 2018 6:12 AM APC crisis: Learn how to talk – Gov. Okorocha attacks Oshiomhole

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole needs to learn how to talk in a way that will dignify the party. Okorocha said this while lambasting the APC Chairman over his comments against some leaders of the ruling party. Oshiomhole had spoken after receiving the APC women 28

December 4, 2018 12:10 PM APC spokesperson resigns, calls Oshiomole-led ruling party a cult

The Publicity Secretary of the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Jones Onwuasoanya has resigned. Onwuasoanya, who described APC as a cult and not a political party, accused the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, of destroying the platform. He said, “The Chairman left no one in doubt that he was not, from the onset, prepared 26

December 4, 2018 7:14 AM Imo APC crisis: Why I will never recognize Madumere as my deputy – Gov. Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has vowed not to recognize Prince Eze Madumere as his Deputy. Both men had earlier clashed at a burial ceremony of the mother to Senator Osita Izunaso, Florence, at Ohuba in Oru West Local Government Area in the state over the governor’s failure to recognize his deputy. At that event, the governor refused to recognize 34

November 30, 2018 11:24 AM Boko Haram: Why Buhari govt must declare Nigeria as nation at war – Okorocha

Following the recent killings of soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State, the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has called on the Federal Government to declare Nigeria as a nation at war. Okorocha gave the call while saying it takes a serious war for a country to lose about 10 to 40 soldiers in an attack. He spoke when officers from the Armed 25

November 28, 2018 6:47 PM 9 suspected IPOB/MASSOB members​​ arrested in Abia​

The Abia State police command has arrested nine suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independence Movement (BIM). The Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Ezike disclosed this on Wednesday in Umuahia, NAN reports. The suspects are identified 36