Photo Credit: Google Imo, Anambra move to stop IPOB sit-at-home order Concerned by huge economic losses occasioned by the sit-at-home order on Mondays by Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the governments of Imo and Anambra have moved to stop compliance by indigenes and business owners in their states.
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.
Is it true That Gov. Uzodimma Spent N700million to Hire The Crowd That Welcomed Buhari in Imo State?
Photo Credit: Vanguard Things are at returning to normal in Owerri, the Imo State capital after it played host to Nigeria's number one citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari who flew in from Abuja to commission several significant projects. The symbolism of the visit could not have been lost on Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma who gave his very best to ensure that the visit was a great success.
"It Is Unthinkable For Me That Any Igbo Man Would Consider Himself Not To Be A Part Of Nigeria" -PMB
President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) has expressed surprise over the confession of some South - East region (Igbos) people not to be a part of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. President Buhari's astonishment came to play after his visit to one of the States in the South - East region, Imo State to commission some projects executed by the executive Governor of the State, Hope Uzodimma.
Today's Headlines: Uzodinma, Obiano Speaks On IPOB's Sit-at-home Order; Abducted Zamfara Pupils Freed
Photo Credit: Google Uzodinma, Obiano Speaks On IPOB Sit-at-home Order Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State and Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma have urged the people of their states to ignore the sit-at-home rumour and go about their normal businesses, saying that those behind the order have rescinded it.
Should Okorocha dump APC after Uzodimma revealed that his party isn't interested in Igbo Presidency?
It is no longer news that the Southeast region of Nigeria has been pushing for an Igbo man to become the next president of Nigeria in 2023. Bearing this in mind, one of the foremost Igbo politicians that have openly shown his ambition to contest in the forthcoming 2023 presidential elections, is Senator Rochas Okorocha.
The Presidency on Sunday cleared the air on the varying interpretations drawn from President Muhammadu Buhari's concluding remarks during his visit to Imo State last Thursday. President Buhari during his Thursday visit to Imo The President had reportedly told the State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, that he would be careful when next he invites him to the State.
The Imo State Commissioner for Works, Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that the reconstruction of MCC Road and Ohi/Orogwe Road will commence soon. Ralph Nwosu stated this in a brief chat with newsmen on Sunday. He maintained that Government is not ignorant of the critical state of these two roads.
Photo Credit: BBC In the last couple of years, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has called several sit-at-home actions that have recorded a high level of compliance. Every time the calls are made, major streets are deserted; markets are empty, businesses are grounded and banks are shut.
Uzodimma Inaugurates Committee on Land Matters White Paper Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has inaugurated a Whitepaper Implementation Committee on Lands and Other Related Matters, charging members to recover all the assets gazetted in the Whitepaper as recommended. Photos Credit: Thisday Live Performing the ceremony at the Government House, Exco Chambers, Owerri, yesterday, the governor directed the Committee not only to recover as recommended by the Whitepaper all illegally acquired Imo assets but also recommend to the government how best to put into use the recovered assets.
Two Things That President Buhari Said in Imo State That Should Make Ndigbos Rethink Biafra Agitation
Photo Credit: Naija News Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari had a good time during his recent visit to the Imo State capital, Owerri. It was the first time Buhari will set foot on Igbo land after his reelection in 2019. The Indigenous People of Biafra, whose leader is in detention had declared a sit-at-home order to frustrate the presidential visit but a large crowd still turned out to welcome the President.
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.
It is no longer news that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, was in Imo State, yesterday for a one-day working visit. Upon arrival at the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, Muhammadu Buhari, was warmly welcomed by the governor of Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodimma, and other state dignitaries, before he began to commission projects completed by the Hope Uzodimma administration.
The visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Imo State was a colorful and memorable one for the Imo people as Buhari was treated to a warm reception upon his arrival in the state. Muhammadu Buhari who proceeded to commission projects completed by the Hope Uzodimma administration, also engaged in a meeting with political stakeholders in Igbo land, before his departure.
President Muhammadu Buhari has taken to his Facebook page to release a heartwarming message to the Igbos, following his recent one-day working visit to Imo State. In his post, Buhari thanked the governor of Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodimma, and the people of Imo State for the way he was treated during his visit, and also for the work the Governor has put in, in the area of infrastructural development.
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.
Despite the threats from the southeast Governors, the residents of Imo State continue the sit-at-home protest that has been going on for the past few weeks. Here are the photos of empty streets in Imo State as the residents continue the sit-at-home protest. The Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) directed its followers to observe the sit-at-home protest for the arrest of their leader a few months ago.
Since yesterday morning, Thursday, the name of Imo State has been one of the most trending words on social media, due to the visit of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to Imo State to launch a number of community development projects presented by the state governor, Hope Uzodimma.
Following the official visit by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari to Imo State on Thursday, he has taken to his Facebook page to thank the government and residents of Imo State for a warm welcome and overwhelming reception accorded to him. According to the report from IgbereTV, the President has sent his heartfelt gratitude to the people of Imo State and the government for a warm reception on Thursday, 9th September 2021 during his visit to the state.
The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, his Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that, the Igbos(a group in the South - East region of the country) are the ones in charge of the economy of Nigeria. He made the call on his verified Facebook account when he wrote a post to show his gratitude to the people of Imo State for the warm welcome and hospitality he received from the Governor of the State, Hope Uzodimma as well as the people during during his visit to the State.