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Okorocha reveals what he plans to send to Imo people in 2019

Okorocha reveals what he plans to send to Imo people in 2019

The Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has promised the people of the state that he will send them the ‘Holy Spirit’ in the form of a proactive successor before his tenure ends. He made this seemingly blasphemous promise when he addressed a mammoth crowd that stormed the Government House yesterday in a display of…

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Forget Biafra, Focus On Economic Revolution – Okorocha To Pro-Biafran Agitators

Forget Biafra, Focus On Economic Revolution – Okorocha To Pro-Biafran Agitators

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State said the Biafran Day tragedy was a distraction which the South-East does not need at this point. A statement signedby his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, said: “What the South-East and her people need at the moment is economic revolution to reposition the area for development and growth. Anything…

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Biafra Is Not For Igbos Alone, See Other Places To Be Called Biafraland

Biafra Is Not For Igbos Alone, See Other Places To Be Called Biafraland

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said the Biafra land is beyond areas occupied by the Igbo-speaking people of the country, The Sun reports. According to the group, aside Igbo-speaking states, Biafra land cut across Itsekiriland on the western boundary, Oduduwa to Bakassi on the eastern boundary with Cameroon. The group added that Biafra…

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You Have 60 Days To Pay Workers Their Salaries – Ndigbo To Okorocha

You Have 60 Days To Pay Workers Their Salaries – Ndigbo To Okorocha

The president of the Ndigbo Unity Forum, Mr Augustine Chukwudum told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday, May 1, that Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has sixty days to pay the state workers the salaries and other emoluments he owes workers. This was contained in a statement the president of the group made…

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PDP Igbo Vice President In 2019 Is A Greek Gift – Okorocha

PDP Igbo Vice President In 2019 Is A Greek Gift – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha has describe the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleged zoning of the vice president position to the southeast in 2019 as a Greek gift. According to him, it is a mockery of Ndigbo from the main opposition party, The Nation reports. In a statement by Sam Onwuemeodo, the governor’s chief press secretary, Okorocha…

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You Are Responsible For Southeast Backwardness – Ngige To Igbo Governors

You Are Responsible For Southeast Backwardness – Ngige To Igbo Governors

Chris Ngige, the minister of Labour and Employment has attributed the economically backward state of the southeast region to the lack of visionary leadership by political leaders in the region. Speaking at the Enugu state investment summit on Friday, April 8, Ngige faulted the governors of Southeast for not taking advantage of regional integration to grow the…

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Okorocha, Ikpeazu Address Fulani Herdsmen Attack

Okorocha, Ikpeazu Address Fulani Herdsmen Attack

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Governors Rochas Okorocha and Okezie Ipkeazu of Imo and Abia states respectively in a joint security council meeting in Umuahia, the Abia state capital on Monday, April 11, have disclosed how miscreants killed five Hausa-Fulani herdsmen In his argument, Okorocha stated that the miscreants were not out…

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Igbo group sets to look into erosion, marginalization, others

Igbo group sets to look into erosion, marginalization, others

The newly established Igbo socio-political and cultural organization, the Igbo Improvement Union, has set up various committees, including those of marginalization, erosion control and arts and culture in a bid to address problems confronting the Igbo nation. Rising from its meeting in Awka, promoters of the new organization said their first major task is to…

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Imo Govt Launch Igbo Newspaper, To Build Igbo Devt Centre

Imo Govt Launch Igbo Newspaper, To Build Igbo Devt Centre

The Imo State Government says it would construct Igbo Development Centre, which would ensure that the Igbo language does not go extinct. Governor Okorocha, who stated this yesterday while launching Ikoro, an Igbo newspaper in Owerri, also ordered that all subjects, including Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and all, would be taught in Igbo. “The prediction making…

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South-East Communities Under Threat Of Erosion As Rain Begins

South-East Communities Under Threat Of Erosion As Rain Begins

With just two rains so far this year, many parts of the South East zone are already under the threat of devastating gully erosion, which has become a common feature in many communities in the zone. In past years, it was common to see many families abandon their homes whenever it rained because their homes…

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