For some of our Political Elites in Nigeria, the popular thanksgiving prayer, "Thank God we don’t look like what we have been through", is so much in order. As fame and fortune smiled on them, most of them have seen a remarkable difference in their physical appearance over time.
Rochas Okorocha, the former governor of Imo state, has advocated for one senator per state rather than the three that each state currently produces. On Monday, September 20, while speaking to the press in Abuja to commemorate his 59th birthday, Okorocha revealed this. However, the former governor stated that a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria should be paid more than N13 million per month.
Two top politicians in the southern region are apparently concerned about how things are moving ahead of the 2023 elections. They have given warnings specifically about the presidential election and it would be better if the country listens to their warning in order to avoid the dangers attached to it.
Prominent Nigerians across the country honoured President Muhammadu Buhari during the weekend by attending his son's wedding ceremonies in Kano State and Abuja. The wedding ceremony started with the Nikkah (Islamic wedding) at the bride's hometown in Bichi, Kano State on Friday, August 20, 2021.
OPINION: 2023 IGBO PRESIDENCY: Why the Igbos should adopt Okorocha as their consensus representative
Power rotation is one of the major debates ahead of the 2023 presidential election in the country. There have been agitations for rotation of power from different regions of the country. The Igbos who are dominant in the southeastern region of the country are also agitating to produce the next president in 2023.
To party faithfuls, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha remains the most viable candidate, the Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, can present against the current govenror of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma in 2023, when Uzodinma would be seeking reelection, for his second tenure in office.
The All Progressives Congress, APC is preparing for its national convention. The ruling party has held its ward and local government congresses. It has fixed its state congress for October 2 according to Leadership newspaper where it will elect its state executives that will run the affairs of the states for the next four years.
The Senator representing Imo west senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot have a Congress in Imo state. Okorocha in a statement signed by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, said the party congress cannot take place because there is a substantive judgement of the Appeal Court on the executives of APC .
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that Nigerian politicians are playing a key role in the ongoing divisions between the country's various ethnic and religious groups, which threatens the future of the country's unity. Okorocha made the remarks on radio channel VOA. [Photo source: Herald]
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has spoken up again after being quiet for a long time on the affairs of the his party. Okorocha decided to speak on the controversial issue of which zone should be given the chance to get the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Bola Tinubu may find it totally impossible or relatively difficult to defeat at least two powerful Igbo Senators if they face each other in the forthcoming general elections. The national leader of the APC may struggle to win the election if he competes with any of the two senators who will be discussed in this article.
The former governor of Imo State (Senator Rochas Okorocha) is considered as one of the best governors within the state. This is because of the things he did in the state while he was still the Governor. (Photo Credit: Within Nigeria). However, some of Okorocha's opponents believe that he didn't achieve anything during his 8 years as the governor of Imo State.
Ahead of the 2023 Presidential Election, the Race to Succeed President Muhammadu Buhari is already gathering momentum, In this article, I will be talking about Two Prominent Igbo Politicians who can enjoy the support of Northerners if they decides to run for President in 2023. These Political Gladiators are
The former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West senatorial district at the 9th senate, Sen. Rochas Okorocha, just called for reduction in cost of governance in Nigeria. Sen. Okorocha(guardian.ng) The national assembly of Nigeria has two chambers,the upper and lower chambers.
Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha, has claimed that he has never received a single penny as salary from the National Assembly since becoming a lawmaker, over two years ago. The former Imo State governor disclosed this during a chat with members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) at the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja, on Monday.
A Federal High Court had yesterday ordered the forfeiture of some properties belonging to Senator Rochas Okorocha to the Imo State Government. Image credit: Premium Times The presiding Judge of the Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Justice Fred Njemanze ruled that Okorocha's counsel failed to convince the court why the properties should not be forfeited to Imo State Government following a white paper report which is binding and legally acceptable.
Despite the fact that Mr. Rochas Okorocha is one of the founding members of the APC, he may not be able to get the ticket of the party for the 2023 presidential election. He is popular not only in the party, but also in the country. However, it is relatively impossible for him to pick up the party ticket.
Today's Headlines: Rochas Wasted Public Funds On Substandard Projects -Imo Govt, Buhari Mourns Mantu
Photo Credit To Google Okorocha wasted public funds on substandard projects -Imo govt -. Photo Credit To The Punch Newspaper THE Imo State Government has accused the administration of former Governor Rochas Okorocha, of wasting public funds on substandard projects. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, said this in Owerri, on Monday.
The former Imo state governor voiced out his ideas about the need for the reduction in Nigeria legislature. Nigeria National Assembly is a bicameral legislature which entails of Federal senates and representatives with 109 and 360 members respectively. Senator Rochas Okorocha said this at a media parley with FCT chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalist(NUJ) on Monday.
Former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Rochas Okorocha has said that the number of senators from each state should be reduced to one and three House of Representatives members per State, to reduce the cost of governance. Daily Post reported that Okorocha made the call while interacting with members of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), FCT Council in Abuja on Monday, also denied knowledge of how much, in particular, a Senator receives as basic salary or allowances every month.