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MILITARY

Killing Of Soldiers & Destruction Of Over 70 Houses In Imo: Is Uzodinma Ready To Punish Culprits?

The news of the killing of soldiers & destruction of over 70 houses in Imo State has led to various reactions as many Nigerians have reacted to the ugly incident. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette An army raid on illegal oil bunkerers at Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo on Friday left many residents homeless as over 70 houses were razed and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed.

  11 months ago ago
Killing Of Soldiers & Destruction Of Over 70 Houses In Imo: Is Uzodinma Ready To Punish Culprits?

POLITICS

Exclusive: Uzodimma May Lose Political Foot-soldiers To Opposition- APC Chieftain, Nwachukwu

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Imo State, Hon Kizito Nwachukwu has said Governor Hope Uzodimma may lose some of his political foot-soldiers to the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the State, if he fails to engage them effectively for the good of his administration.

  11 months ago ago
Exclusive: Uzodimma May Lose Political Foot-soldiers To Opposition- APC Chieftain, Nwachukwu

POLITICS

Imo APC Holds State Congress Amidst Uzodimma, Okorocha Rift

The All Progressive Congress, APC in Imo State will proceed with its State Congress on October 16, where a new Chairman and members of the State Executives of the party will be elected. The congress is taking place amidst internal rancour in the party as squabbles between Governor Hope Uzodimma and his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okorocha continues to fester.

  11 months ago ago
Imo APC Holds State Congress Amidst Uzodimma, Okorocha Rift

POLITICS

Has Uzodimma and Umahi shown to be 2 sides of the same coin with their stand on 2023 presidency?

The race to the 2023 presidential election has continued to gather momentum over the past few months, with arguments bordering on which region should produce Nigeria's next President occupying many discourses. For many notable individuals such as the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Governor Dave Umahi, and socio-political Igbo groups such as the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the southeast region of Nigeria is ripe for presidency come 2023.

  1 year ago ago
Has Uzodimma and Umahi shown to be 2 sides of the same coin with their stand on 2023 presidency?

POLITICS

Uzodimma's Men Split Over APC State Congress, Gov To Set Up Cabinet To Pacify Aggrieved Loyalists

BY ADANNA ONWUKWE Despite the successful conduct of the state congress of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Imo State, all is not well in the camp of the Governor Hope Uzodimma. Loyalists, political foot-soldiers of the Governor, including some party leaders are divided over the just concluded congress which produced state executives of the party.

  11 months ago ago
Uzodimma's Men Split Over APC State Congress, Gov To Set Up Cabinet To Pacify Aggrieved Loyalists

POLITICS

[Opinion] Gov. Uzodimma Has Approached Recovery Of Looted Government Properties With A Human Face

The seamless way Governor Hope Uzodimma is going about recovery of Imo State's property in the possession of the former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, is commendable and worthy of emulation. Little or no dust has been raised since the governor embarked on the recovery exercise.

  1 year ago ago
[Opinion] Gov. Uzodimma Has Approached Recovery Of Looted Government Properties With A Human Face

POLITICS

Imo APC Congress: Contestants For Party Chairmanship Post Unknown

There are no known contestants for the position of State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Imo State, as the party holds its state congress on Saturday, October 16. Marcelllinus Nlemigbo, the caretaker committee chairman of the party is suspected to be the sole contestant as reports say he is eying a return as State Chairman of the party, this time as elected.

  11 months ago ago
Imo APC Congress: Contestants For Party Chairmanship Post Unknown

SOCIETY

Need For Imolites To Applaud Uzodimma's Urban Renewal Projects

These days, many governors in Nigeria are trying their best to perform more than their predecessors. While some are undergoing several developmental projects, others are focusing on human development and the like. The residents of Imo State, however, need to continue to applaud the urban renewal projects being carried out by Governor Hope Uzodinma instead of castigating him.

  11 months ago ago
Need For Imolites To Applaud Uzodimma's Urban Renewal Projects

POLITICS

Governor Of Imo State Renames Heroes Square In Owerri After Ndubuisi Kanu

Hope Uzodimma Gov. Hope Uzodimma of Imo state has renamed the Heroes Square Stadium in Owerri, after Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kanu was the first military administrator of old Imo state. Uzodimma announced the renaming on Wednesday just after receiving the remains of Kanu at the Governmet House, Owerri as part of his lying-in- state and commination service.

  11 months ago ago
Governor Of Imo State Renames Heroes Square In Owerri After Ndubuisi Kanu

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Imo Government To Empower 500 Youths For Agro Business

All is set for the launch of an Agricultural Empowerment Initiative by the government of Imo State which would see youths empowered to start ago-based businesses. The first batch of the programme tagged "Project 1 Youth 1 Farm" which is organized by the office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Youth Affairs would commence on Monday October 4, 2021 and run through Saturday October 9, 2021.

  1 year ago ago
Imo Government To Empower 500 Youths For Agro Business

POLITICS

Imo APC Flays Okorocha Over Comments On Party's Congress.

The Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has castigated the former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, over his remarks regarding the party's congress held last Saturday. The activity produced the whole state executive members led by McDonald Ebere, a strong supporter of the current governor, Hope Uzodimma, through consensus process.

  11 months ago ago
Imo APC Flays Okorocha Over Comments On Party's Congress.

POLITICS

Uzodinma Urges FG To Establish Special Fund To Compensate Igbos For Civil War Damages

The Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodimma, has proposed the creation of a special fund to pacify the south-east for the devastation caused by the civil war. On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, Uzodimma declared open a zonal public hearing on the reform of the income allocation sharing formula in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

  11 months ago ago
Uzodinma Urges FG To Establish Special Fund To Compensate Igbos For Civil War Damages

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Uzodinma Swears In New Acting Chief Judge, Sokoto Assembly Passes N2.5bn Budget

Uzodinma swears in new Acting Chief Judge Governor Hope Uzodimma, on Thursday swore-in a new Acting Chief Judge of Imo State, Hon. Justice Theresa Eberechukwu Chukwuemeka Chikeka, at the Government House, Owerri, charging her to see the appointment as a solemn call to duty.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Uzodinma Swears In New Acting Chief Judge, Sokoto Assembly Passes N2.5bn Budget

POLITICS

Araraume: Destructive Imo Opposition Does Not Want The State To Succeed (Opinion)

Imo State was on Sunday greeted with the cheering news from the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, of the appointment of their son Senator Ifeanyi Godson Araraume as the Chairman of the board of the soon-to-be-incorporated Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd). Ordinarily, the news should elicit unadulterated elation in the hearts of men of goodwill and lovers of the State as one of their sons has clinched a position that is by and large juicy and through which windows of opportunity, all things being equal, would open for a good number of Imo citizens, especially the youths.

  1 year ago ago
Araraume: Destructive Imo Opposition Does Not Want The State To Succeed (Opinion)

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 10 Dead In Kaduna 40 Kill In Sokoto Market; Hope Sends Messages To Muslim Brothers

Photos Credits: Google Security agents kill 10 in Kaduna, bandits kill 40 in Sokoto market No fewer than 40 persons were on Sunday killed by bandits at the popular and busy Goronyo market in Sokoto State. This even as security forces killed 10 bandits hibernating around some flash points in the state and rescued one hostage.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 10 Dead In Kaduna 40 Kill In Sokoto Market; Hope Sends Messages To Muslim Brothers

JUSTICE

Appointment of New AG Chief Judge a Step Towards Strengthening Imo Judiciary, says Gov. Uzodimma

Governor Hope Uzodimma on Thursday swore-in a new Acting Chief Judge of Imo State, Hon. Justice Theresa Eberechukwu Chukwuemeka Chikeka, at the Government House, Owerri, saying that the appointment was a step towards strengthening the State's Judiciary. "It is on that premise that I charge both members of the Bench and Bar to see the appointment of Honourable Justice Theresa Eberechukwu Chukwuemeka Chikeka as the acting Chief Judge of the State as a necessary step towards making Imo State judiciary stronger", said the Governor.

  11 months ago ago
Appointment of New AG Chief Judge a Step Towards Strengthening Imo Judiciary, says Gov. Uzodimma

SOCIETY

The Civil War Led The South-East Into A Deep Poverty Level - Uzodinma

The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, on Wednesday claimed that the country’s civil war led the South-East into a deep poverty level. Uzodimma made the call during the public hearing on the review of the revenue allocation formula held in Owerri, the state capital.

  11 months ago ago
The Civil War Led The South-East Into A Deep Poverty Level - Uzodinma

POLITICS

Today's Headlines;Uzodimma Vows To Fish Out Culprits;Umahi’s Ex-aide Arrested Over Alleged Fake News

Photos Credit: Google Izombe mayhem: Uzodimma vows to fish out culprits Pained by the killing of security operatives and extensive destruction of property at Izombe in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State at the weekend, Governor Hope Uzodimma has vowed that the perpetrators of the mayhem would be unmasked and brought to justice.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines;Uzodimma Vows To Fish Out Culprits;Umahi’s Ex-aide Arrested Over Alleged Fake News

POLITICS

Gov. Uzodimma Commiserates With Victims Of Izombe Violence, Pledges To Reconstruct Damaged Houses

Governor Hope Uzodimma on Tuesday described the crisis that rocked Izombe Community in Oguta LGA on Friday, October 8, 2021, when soldiers in response to distress call from community members clashed with hoodlums, leading to the loss of one of the hoodlums and two soldiers, as bad and condemnable.

  11 months ago ago
Gov. Uzodimma Commiserates With Victims Of Izombe Violence, Pledges To Reconstruct Damaged Houses

SOCIETY

Those Behind The Killing Of Traditional Rulers In Imo State Will Be Brought To Book- Hope Uzodimma

Governor Hope Uzodimma has reacted after unknown Gunmen killed three traditional rulers in Imo State According to report Unknown gunmen have killed three traditional rulers at Nnenasa community, headquarters of Njaba local government area of Imo State. The traditional rulers from the area, numbering about 20 were in a meeting at the local government headquarters in the community when gunmen invaded the venue, interrupted the meeting with sporadic gunshots and killed at least five traditional rulers on the spot.

  11 months ago ago
Those Behind The Killing Of Traditional Rulers In Imo State Will Be Brought To Book- Hope Uzodimma