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Okorocha Sacks Son-In-Law, SSG, 11 others

Okorocha Sacks Son-In-Law, SSG, 11 others

  Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has, in a dramatic way terminated the appointments of 13 members of his cabinet including his Son-In-Law, Uche Nwosu, his Chief of Staff, whom he has been positioning to succeed him in office. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Sam Onwuemeodo, in a statement issued in Owerri, the state

Ikedi Ohakim In EFCC Net

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Ikedi Ohakim, former governor of Imo State over allegations of illegal appropriation of wealth. Although the anti graft agency was yet to begin questioning of Ohakim as at the time of filing this report, sources say he was apprehended in connection with a number of properties

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INEC Declares Imo Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the governorship election in Imo state inconclusive. The Returning Officer in Imo State, Professor Ibidapo Obe, declared the election inconclusive, due to the number of cancelled votes which stood at 144,715 in relation to the margin of win which is 79,529 by the candidate of the All Progressives

Tension Mounts in Owerri

INEC officials and journalists were on Sunday held hostage at the commission’s office in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Tension mounted as news filtered in that a group of protesters believed to be supporters of the  APC were advancing towards INEC office from the Asumta Cathedral end of Owerri – Port Harcourt Road. Security officials

Tension Mounts in Owerri

INEC officials and journalists were on Sunday held hostage at the commission’s office in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Tension mounted as news filtered in that a group of protesters believed to be supporters of the  APC were advancing towards INEC office from the Asumta Cathedral end of Owerri – Port Harcourt Road. Security officials

Voters Detained in Imo

An unknown number of voters were detained in an emergency cell in Ogboko, hometown of Governor Rochas Okorocha in Ideato South Local Government Area of the state as elections proceeded on Saturday. Voting went on normally in the area but Okorocha complained that “they have arrested innocent citizens who have registered here for frivolous allegations.”

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