Imo State

JUST IN: Eighteen APC-led Imo Assembly Lawmakers, Speaker Defect from party to AA [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that eighteen members of the Imo State House of Assembly including the Speaker, Acho Ihim, have defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party. The lawmakers abandoned their parties for a new party to the Action Alliance (AA). The Speaker made the announcement of the defections on Thursday, during an emergency sitting at the Hallow chambers of the State House of Assembly. This is coming days after speculations have it that the Governor Okorocha – backed Guber candidate, Chief Uche Nwosu has pitched his tent with the Action Alliance Party in further [Read]

2019: APC Will win Ogun, Imo without Amosun, Okorocha – Oshiomhole Boasts [READ MORE]

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has boasted that with the popularity of the APC in Imo and Ogun States, the party would win the 2019 elections despite the alleged anti -party activities of their governors. He described the governors as poor students of their own history who had forgotten they lost elections before winning on the platform of the APC. Oshiomhole spoke after receiving the APC women leaders from Edo State and Abuja, who paid him a solidarity visit in his office in Aso Drive, Abuja . Okorocha, Amosun and Governor Abdul – Aziz Yari of Zamfara State are at loggerheads with the national [Read]

Police nab two suspects for Allegedly Selling Elephant, Buffalo Meat in Imo

  OWERRI – Police in Owerri, the Imo State Capital have nabbed Two men have for allegedly selling Elephant and Buffalo meat to local indigenes. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the President of the Nigerian Association of Zoological Gardens and Wildlife Parks (NAZAP), Mr. Francis Abioye, who is also the Director of the Imo State Zoo, made this disclosure through a statement issued be association Public Relations officer (PRO), Vitalise Ortese in Abeokuta on Friday. Ortese stated that the incident reportedly occurred on Wednesday, after the attention of the security agents were brought to the development. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that he disclosed that the two arrested men, Mr. [Read]

APC Crisis: Okorocha, Son-in-Law, Supporters Plan To Dump APC For SDP – READ MORE

  Barring any last minute change of plans,  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that supporters of All Progressives Congress in Imo State are expressing concern over the likely effects of the current battle between Governor Rochas Okorocha and the party’s governorship candidate, Senator Hope Uzodinma, according to reports. Following current irreconcilable differences between Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and the All Progressives Congress Governorship Candidate, Senator Hope Uzodinma, there are grave concerns that their bitter battles may endanger the fortunes of the ruling party in the 2019 elections. There is also the fear that the current secret moves by some aggrieved stakeholders in the APC power game may be designed [Read]

Okorocha Charges APC to Accept Responsibility for Causing Hardship on Nigerians – READ MORE

  OWERRI – Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has charged his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, to stop shifting blames and take responsibility for the problems facing Nigeria. Okorocha said though APC inherited the challenges, it must ensure that they were fixed. He stated that Nigerians voted APC into power to fix their challenges and not to complain. Speaking with State House Correspondents in Abuja, the governor assured that the pains Nigerians are going through was only momentarily. According to Okorocha, “As APC, we are responsible for everything happening in Nigeria. We are responsible for the good, the bad, the ugly but we are promising Nigerians that we [Read]

APC sweeps All 27 LG Chairmanship seats in Imo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the 27 Local Government Chairmanship seats in Imo State. Ethelbert Ibebuchi, Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, disclosed this in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Sunday. Ebebuchi made the disclosure while announcing the results of the elections at the ISIEC Headquarters, along Orlu Road in the state capital. According to reports, the election was boycotted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA and it was the first to be conducted by the electoral body in the state in the last seven years. Saharareporters [Read]

2019: Imo Deputy Governor Eze Madumere Impeached despite Court order

Eze Madumere, Deputy Governor of imo State, has been impeached. Madumere, who is seeking to replace Governor Rochas Okorocha in 2019, was impeached on monday by 19 of the 27 members of the Imo State House of Assembly. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered through our source that Impeachment proceedings against him kicked off on July 10, when Ugonna Ozuruigbo, the Deputy Speaker, moved a motion accusing him of abandoning his duties and failing to carry out official duties assigned to him by the Governor, among others. The house then set up a six-man committee headed by Kennedy Ibe, the member representing Obowo Local Government Area, to probe the allegations and [Read]

Governor Okorocha Gives $25,000 To Miracle, BBNaija Winner, Fulfills Promise

Big Brother Naija 2018 winner, Mr Miracle Igbokwe was at the Peoples House in Owerri, Imo state capital recently to receive Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000), over N9 million cash promise made to him during the official reception hosted by governor Rochas Okorocha some months ago. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the amount is required for his provisional admission as student pilot abroad. The presentation was made by Mrs Uloma Nwosu on behalf of Rochas Foundation. SEE MORE PHOTOS BELOW:   [Read]

GIST: Meet Fortune Ibe believed to be the tallest 15-year-old in Nigeria

A teenager from Imo state, Nigeria is fast becoming popular because of his unusual height. At 15, Fortune Ibe stands at 6 feet 9.5 inches. He is believed to be the tallest 15-year-old in Nigeria. He reportedly stated that he grows an average of 5 inches every year and added that he would love to play for the NBA( National Basketball Association). At the moment, he is a Mass Communication student of Covenant University, having graduated from secondary school at a very young age. He says his height makes people assume he’s way older than he actually is. “Everywhere I go, people don’t believe my age at all, I always [Read]