Presidency Suits me More than Governorship – Okorocha

The governor of Imo state, Chief Rochas Okorocha has said that he prefers being a president of Nigeria rather being a state governor. The governor said he had no intention of challenging  President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2019 if he (Buhari) re-contests. “Governor does not fit me. What fits me is president of the Federal Republic……

Imo International Cargo Airport to be ready in May – Okorocha

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo said on Tuesday in Owerri that the State International Cargo Airport will be ready for use in May 2017. Okorocha said this during an interaction with newsmen in Owerri. He said that the airport which costs over N7 billion to upgrade, would improve the economy of the state. The governor……

Police kills Dreaded Kidnap Kingpin, Henry Chibueze aka ‘Vampire’

The police said  they had killed a dreaded and deadly kidnap-for-ransom kingpin, Henry Chibueze, notoriously known as `Vampire’, in Omu Awa forest, Ikwerre Local Government Area in Rivers state. Police Spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, said Chibueze was killed by the Police Special Forces, led by the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team at 1 a.m. on Thursday….

Ohanaeze Ndigbo rally South-east governors to first meeting in 2 years

In what may signal an attempt to create greater cohesion within a seemingly fractured Southeast geo-political zone, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, led by Nnia Nwodo, has rallied governors of the Igbo-speaking states to their first meeting in two years. The meeting which held in Enugu on Sunday comes against the background of a recent public altercation between…

Ndigbo have nothing to show for being part of APC, Okorocha laments

Imo State’s governor and the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) chairman, Rochas Okorocha, has like many other Igbo leaders, decried the marginalisation of the people of the South East part of the country. The governor who stated this when Acting President Yemi Osinbajo visited the state on Tuesday, said despite the efforts the region has made…

Okorocha, Obiano are a shame to Ndigbo, MASSOB laments

The Movement for Actualization of Sovereign of State (MASSOB) has described as shameful, the banter between governors Rochas Okorocha and Willy Obiano of Imo and Anambra States respectively. The group also threatened to invoke the “bitter wrath” of Ndigbo “ancient Oracles” against both men. Following a claim by Okorocha that three governor of the region…

SECOND TERM FOR BUHARI: Okorocha on his own, Ohanaeze says

Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Thursday said that the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha does not speak for Ndigbo people on the issue of giving support to President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office. According to pan-Igbo group, Okorocha can speak for himself, and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state, but…