OKOROCHA: HOPE UZODINMA BENT ON HUMILIATING ME THROUGH PROBES

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Sam Onwuemeodo, the media aide to a former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has alleged that the Governor Hope Uzodinma’s ongoing probe of Okorocha’s administration was targeted at humiliating him. This was contained in a statement by Onwuemeodo, in Owerri, on Thursday. According to him, reports that a court declined his request to stop his probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission were untrue. The statement reads in part, “Quickly, we want to state that the court presided over by Justice Ahmed Mohammed did…

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OKOROCHA’S PROJECTS IN IMO WERE SUBSTANDARD, ENDANGERED PEOPLE’S LIVES- APC SPOKESMAN

Chijindu Emeruwa The Media Directorate of the All Progressives Congress(APC), in Imo State, has claimed that the eight years reign of ex-Governor of the State, Rochas Okorocha was disastrous to the Imo people. Kelechi Onyema, a member of the Imo APC Media and Publicity, in a statement on Friday, berated Okorocha of allegedly littering Imo with substandard projects ranging from constructions, public buildings and street infrastructures. The APC chieftain was speaking on Governor Hope Uzodinma-led government proposed construction of Roundabout at the site of a demolished tunnel in the state…

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COURT OKAYS SUIT SEEKING TO COMPEL EFCC TO TRY OKOROCHA

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to two civil society groups to commence a suit seeking to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to prosecute a former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on corruption charges. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, on March 3, 2020, granted the leave to the groups, but a copy of the enrolled order of the court was only seen by our correspondent on Monday. The plaintiffs are Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International and the Rights for All International. They sued EFCC, Rochas, Zigreat…

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SUPREME COURT TO DELIVER JUDGEMENT ON IMO GUBER ELECTION TODAY

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The apex court announced that it would deliver judgment on the petitions against the declaration of Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo state by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday. While members of the Peoples Democratic Party are upbeat that the supreme court would uphold Ihedioha’s victory, members of the All Progressives Congress and All Progressives Grand Alliance are hopeful that the judgment would go in their favour. The director of Imo Orientation Agency, Martin Opara, told our correspondent that there was no cause for…

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OKOROCHA ALLIES WITH ARARAUME AS IMO GUBER DECISION DAY COMES UP AT SUPREME COURT

  Ihedioha As Imolites wait patiently for the Supreme Court ruling on the recently concluded governorship election in Imo state, the erstwhile governor, Rochas Okorocha, has perfected plans with Senator Godwin Ifeanyi Araraume who contested the election on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA) ahead of expected Supreme Court ruling. Both Okorocha and Ararume met during the weekend at Ogboko, the home town of the ex- governor who is now the senator representing Imo West senatorial district (Orlu zone) in the National Assembly. Okorocha reportedly had a fruitful peace…

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NO ONE HAS BEATEN MY RECORD IN IMO STATE- OKOROCHA

Senator Rochas Okorocha says his record as governor of Imo remains unmatched in the history of the state. “I built six Universities, four Polytechnics, two Colleges of Education, who has beaten this record in the history of that State,” the lawmaker who was a guest on Channels Television’s Newsnight said. The former governor further stated that he built one of the best Government Houses in the country. Okorocha who was bewildered about the turn of events in the state said what happened in the ruling All Progressives Congress is still…

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APC NWC LIFTS SUSPENSION ON OKOROCHA,,AKEREDOLU, AMOSUN

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has lifted the suspension it placed on the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu; and the immediate-past governors of Ogun and Imo states, Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha, respectively. The APC NWC also pardoned Messrs Osita Okechukwu and Usani Usani, who were earlier suspended. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, announced the NWC’s decisions in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday. He said the suspension of the men was reviewed and lifted in line with the party’s deliberate…

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HOW DUNCAN MIGHTY WAS ARRESTED FOR DUPING OKOROCHA

The Imo State Police Command has said contrary to reports that a popular musician in the state, Duncan Mighty, was abducted, he was actually picked up by operatives of the command over allegations of fraud. But his friend and billionaire club owner, Cubana Chief Priest, had rushed to Instagram claiming that Mighty had been abducted by unknown gunmen. But the police said he was arrested for defrauding the former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha,  the sum of N11 million. According to the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, SP…

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OKOROCHA FORFEITS DEW OF HOPE MULTI BILLION NAIRA HOSPITAL TO FG, SEE PICTURES

Okorocha forfeits state-of-the art hospital to Federal Government Okorocha, now the property of the Federal Government The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC secured another victory Friday in its campaign against grand corruption in public service as Justice T.G Ringin of a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, ordered the final forfeiture of a hospital linked to former governor Rochas Okorocha. Dews of Hope Hospital, located in the heart of Imo capital of Owerri Dews of Hope Hospital is a N1.5 Billion state-of-the-art 200-bed hospital, whose ownership was denied by…

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APC’S NIGHT OF LONG KNIVES: HOW OSHIOMHOLE SURVIVED, THE 2023 PERMUTATIONS THAT ARE HOLDING THE PARTY TOGETHER

Adamu Abuh, Abuja By the time the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of All Progressives Congress (APC) ended last Friday in Abuja, it became obvious that the party’s leaders did not buy into the impeachment plot hatched against the party’s national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. It was gathered that Oshiomhole’s saving grace came from President Muhammadu Buhari, who did not accede to the quest of aggrieved APC chieftains to remove the party’s national chairman. Sensing that their major reason for insisting on the NEC meeting was ripe for execution, Zamfara State…

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