Tag Archives: Imo State

Okorocha Blames Ihedioha After EFCC Seals His College, Supermarket and Daughter’s School

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have sealed the Rochas Foundation College, Owerri, Imo State, belonging to the immediate past state governor, Rochas Okorocha. The anti-graft agency also sealed the East High Primary and Secondary School, Owerri which belongs to Okorocha’s first daughter, Uloma Nwosu. Also sealed was the All-In Supermarket,…

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Lassa Fever Resurface In Imo State, Two Confirmed Dead, Seven Others Quarantined

The Imo State Health Commissioner, Dr. Angela Uwakwem has revealed that two residents of Owerri have died of the deadly Lassa fever which has resurfaced in the State. Uwakwem confirmed this on Wednesday saying “Lassa fever is in Owerri. It is confirmed.” “We have seven suspected cases of Lassa fever. Two are confirmed. “The Imo…

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#OBFocus! Rochas Okorocha – Governor Of Imo State

  Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha is a Nigerian multi-billionaire businessman, education philanthropist and politician from Imo State, Nigeria who won the 6 May 2011 gubernatorial election in Imo State and was reelected for his second term on April 11, 2015. He is the founder of Rochas Foundation, a charity comprising a number of special schools that are spread all over Nigeria that gives…

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Owerri Market Demolition – Five Wounded As Clash Continues

At least five persons were stabbed on Wednesday, in a fracas that ensued over the demolition of the Owerri main market by the state government. THEWILL recalls that the government had demolished the market in the wee hours of Saturday following repeated notices of relocation issued to the traders who failed to heed the notices. The action by…

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Tension in Owerri! Boy Shot Dead Amidst Demolition of Eke-Ukwu Market | Graphic Photos

Eke-Ukwu Market According to reports coming in from Owerri, Imo state capital, there was a gun battle this morning following the demolition of popular Eke-Ukwu market. The incident reportedly happened following the massive deployment of soldiers around the market since yesterday evening. The elders, youths, women and traders of the Owerri Nchise, who claimed that…

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Imo Rerun: APC Wins Imo North Senatorial, 2 State Constituencies

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Ben Uwajumogu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) winner of Imo North Senatorial District rerun election held on July 28. Uwajumogu scored 56,076 votes to defeat Mr Athan Achonu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 43, 815 votes. Prof. Arinze Agbogu, the INEC…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. Imo State Police Command has raided a baby factory syndicate rescueing 17 pregnant teens and arresting the impregnator in the state. Leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force,  Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has dared…

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