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September 16, 2018 5:43 AM Okorocha appoints new SSG, Commissioners

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has appointed a new Secretary to the Government. Chief Mark Uchendu has emerged as the new SSG, replacing Sir George Eche who resigned some days ago. The governor also appointed Messrs Kenneth Chid Ejiogu as Chief of Staff Government House, Chukwuemeka Valentine Duru, Principal Secretary to the Governor, and Mr. Victor 25

September 10, 2018 6:05 PM APC blows hot, warns Senator Uzodinma to stop parading himself as member

The Imo State chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Daniel Nwafor, has warned Senator Hope Uzodinma to stop parading himself as a member of the party. According to him, Senator Uzodinma was yet to be recognised at the ward and local government levels of the party. Briefing journalists, on Monday, at the party secretariat, in Owerri, Nwafor 24

August 24, 2018 5:50 AM How we felt when Ortom, Tambuwal, Ahmed dumped APC for PDP – Okorocha

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha on Thursday described the defection of some governors of the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party as painful. He said this in Daura, Katsina State when he led other APC governors to visit President Muhammadu Buhari to felicitate with him in the spirit of the season. Okorocha said: “We had wished 25

August 9, 2018 8:00 PM Okorocha reveals when Saraki, others planed defection to PDP

Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, on Thursday disclosed that those who defected from the All Progressives Congress, APC, planned their defection two years ago. Okorocha, who is the Chairman of APC’s Governors’ Forum made the disclosure while interacting with journalists at the Government House, Owerri, the state capital. Recall that lawmakers in the National 36

August 5, 2018 2:48 PM 2019: Why Igbo should support Buhari's re-election bid, by Okorocha– The Sun News

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has stated that the Igbo have every reason to support the-re election bid of President Mohammadu Buhari. According to the governor, “In the election of 2015, Igbo never gave him the support he deserved. We were the least in the six geo-political zones in the support for Buhari in 2015 and that has left a political 17

July 30, 2018 8:39 PM Breaking: Imo Assembly Impeach Maduemere, Clears Ekenze To Replace Him

Governor Rochas Okorocha has nominated the head of service, Callistus Ekenze, as his new deputy. The majority leader of the House, Lugard Osuji, who moved the motion for Madumere’s impeachment, confirmed the development on Monday evening. The majority leader said, “The House has received a nomination letter from the governor for the replacement of the impeached 26

July 30, 2018 5:15 PM BREAKING: Okorocha’s deputy, Madumere reportedly impeached despite court order

The Imo State House of Assembly has reportedly impeached deputy governor of the state, Prince Eze Madumere. AIT reported in a tweet Monday evening: “Today Monday July 30th 2018 at exactly 4..52pm, 9 members out of 27 impeached the Deputy Governor Prince Eze Madumere”. This is as the Imo State High Court on Monday stopped the impeachment process 21

July 19, 2018 12:04 AM Trickster: Umeh regrets supporting Okorocha, threatens to publish documents– The Sun News

Former national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and a senator representing Anambra Central, Victor Umeh, has threatened to “expose” Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for referring to him as nonperforming lawmaker. He said he regretted supporting Okorocha’s governorship ambition in 2011. Umeh described Okorocha as a “trickster 21

July 18, 2018 3:20 PM Imo 2019: Okorocha on a mission to destroy his deputy, Madumere – Ajumbe

A former Commissioner of Information in Imo state, and a member of the Imo state All Progressives Congress (APC) Coalition Alliance, Vitalis Ajumbe, has lampooned Governor Rochas Okorocha for allegedly instigating the impeachment move against his deputy, Eze Madumere. Ajumbe claimed that the allegations leveled against the deputy governor were all baseless 19

July 10, 2018 3:36 PM Imo Assembly begins impeachment process against Okorocha’s deputy, Madumere

The Imo State House of Assembly has begun proceedings to impeach the state’s deputy governor, Eze Madumere. In a petition submitted by the deputy speaker, Nnanna Ozuruigbo and signed by 13 out of the 27 members of the Assembly, the deputy governor was accused of abandoning his office for more than three months without permission. Madumere was also accused 23