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Politicians Funding Proxy War In Imo Will Meet Disgraceful End - Group Warns

A group under the umbrella of Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths (GACIY), has raised alarm over the rising incidents of maiming and killing of innocent people of the state. The group expresses their worries in a statement by their Convener, Collins Ughalaa, saying that those behind mayhems in the state may be mercenaries paid by desperate politicians.

  4 months ago ago
Politicians Funding Proxy War In Imo Will Meet Disgraceful End - Group Warns

POLITICS

Moves to Oust Gov Uzodinma: Philip Umeadi and The Uche Nwosu Puzzle

RECENT MOVES TO OUST GOV UZODIMMA: PHILIP UMEADI AND THE UCHE NWOSU PUZZLE   By Collins Ughalaa KSC   On Monday, September 28, 2020, the news emerged that the governorship candidate of the Reform and Advancement Party (RAP) for the 2019 governorship election in Imo State, Barr. Kingdom Okere, had on September 24, filed a motion for the withdrawal of his suit challenging the judgement of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, which declared Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma the Governor

  1 year ago ago
Moves to Oust Gov Uzodinma: Philip Umeadi and The Uche Nwosu Puzzle

POLITICS

Imo Youths insist Ihedioha must account for N3.5bn loan allegedly obtained without approval

Youths under the platform of the Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths (GACIY) are adamant that Chief Emeka Ihedioha, who governed Imo State between May 2019 and January 2020, must give an account of a N3.5bn loan allegedly obtained by his administration without the approval of the State's House of Assembly.

  3 months ago ago
Imo Youths insist Ihedioha must account for N3.5bn loan allegedly obtained without approval

SOCIETY

PDP accused of false alarm about unknown gunmen in Owerri

The panic mood in Owerri on Monday resulted from a false alarm by elements within the Imo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths (GACIY) has alleged. There was a rumored presence of unknown gunmen in Owerri and news that gunshots were heard at some parts of the capital spread like wildfire between the hours of 11 and 12pm.

  3 months ago ago
PDP accused of false alarm about unknown gunmen in Owerri

POLITICS

Politicians sponsoring hoodlums to destabilize Imo – Group alleges

A group, the Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths (GACIY) has alleged that politicians in Imo State were behind recent attacks in the state, especially during Monday's cancelled sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The group said the aim was to frustrate the Hope Uzodimma administration in the state and sell the notion that Imo people have rejected the state government.

  4 months ago ago
Politicians sponsoring hoodlums to destabilize Imo – Group alleges

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Group accuses Imo PDP of sabotaging Uzodimma's efforts to recover oil wells

A sociopolitical group, the Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths, (GACIY) has accused the Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of working with the Rivers State Government to frustrate the efforts being made by the Governor Hope Uzodimma administration in the state to recover 17 Imo oil wells erroneously ceded to Rivers.

  3 months ago ago
Group accuses Imo PDP of sabotaging Uzodimma's efforts to recover oil wells

POLITICS

Imo Pensioners And Political Demigods

By Collins Ughalaa   The payment of pensions in Imo State has been a major political issue since 2011. Riding on the euphoria of populism, Okorocha, few days after he was sworn into office organized a kangaroo pensions payment. He gathered pensioners at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, flew in by a helicopter, and in the twinkle of an eye flew away as he had come, claiming that he had cleared the arrears of pensions accumulated by his predecessors. The media fed fat on the charade.   A fair assessment of the manag

  1 year ago ago
Imo Pensioners And Political Demigods

POLITICS

Political Opinion: Familiar Spirits and Political Opposition In Imo

By Collins Ughalaa The Pentecostals and those who practice Spiritism believe that a Familiar Spirit means a demon that supposedly attends and obeys a witch. Familiar Spirits are often believed to assume a human or animal form. The Merriam Webster dictionary says that a Familiar Spirit is a spirit or demon that serves or prompts an individual, or the spirit of a dead person invoked by a medium to advise or prophesy. There are claims that the term, Familiar Spirit, was first used in 1545, especially in European

  1 year ago ago
Political Opinion: Familiar Spirits and Political Opposition In Imo