Drama as Imo Lawmakers sack Speaker

May 16, 2019 Editor 0

Twenty-one out of the 27 lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended the Speaker, Acho Ihim after rushing out with the mace. The suspension of Ihim came after he had adjourned an ongoing plenary and escaped with the mace. He left plenary after reading a letter announcing the lifting of the suspension slammed on the 27 Read More

Anti-party: APC exonerates Ameachi in Rivers, rejects Okorocha in Imo

March 27, 2019 Editorial II 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state was still under suspension placed on him by the National Working Committee (NWC). Okorocha, who was declared Senateor-elect is yet to recieve a certificate of return presented to other Senators-elect on the reason that he was declared winner under duress. When asked during a press briefing Wednesday Read More

INEC goes after collation officer who tempered with result in Imo

March 11, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) launched an arrest of Collation officer for Ohaji Egbema local government area Kelechi Thankgod who allegedly altered result from the LGA. Returning officer for Imo state elections Francis Otunta who disclosed this said he had the results from the field and that the figures finally filled by Thankgod were doctored. Meanwhile, the Candidate of Read More

Breaking: Hoodlums besiege, set INEC office on fire in Imo

February 25, 2019 Editor 0

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Isiala Mbano has been razed by fire. Confirming the incident, the INEC Public Relations Officer (PRO) in the area, Emmanuella Okpara, said the office was razed down by unknown persons in the early hours of Monday, according to SaharaReporters. “Yes, our office at Isiala Mbano was razed down by unknown Read More

Ararume, Izunaso, others demand state of emergency in Imo

May 18, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso, former gubernatorial aspirant, Ifeanyi Araraume, Senator Hope Uzodima, have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Imo state. The trio, who led other stakeholders to insist on the state of emergency, accused Governor Rochas Okorocha of repeatedly fuelling the Independent People of Biafra agitations Read More

Okorocha: Intrigues heighten tension, concerns in Imo

May 17, 2018 Editorial IV 0

CHIDIEBERE IWUOHA, in assessing the inferno that razed the Imo APC secretariat, last Friday and succession conspiracy in Imo state, involving the outgoing Governor Rochas Okorocha, posits that the ruling APC’s structure is not only in disarray, but that tension and concerns have been heightened. Things fall apart in Imo APC In Imo state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is Read More

2019: Will ‘controversial’ congresses affect APC national convention? Voxpop

May 17, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, reactions have continued to trail the APC ward and local government congresses held in all states of the federation. With glaring factions and defection of chieftains threatening the party’s chances at the polls, PAUL OKAH and HALIMAT OZOMATA seek the opinions of Nigerians on the party’s upcoming national convention. APC will win, but… Nothing Read More

Appeal panel upholds Imo Congress amidst protests

May 17, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Appeal Committee has rectified the ward and local government congresses held in Imo state, even as opposition led by Governor Rochas Okorocha continue to protest against the exercise. The approval by the committee came just as members of the Imo State House of Assembly led by the Speaker. Hon. Acho Ihim stormed the national Secretariat Read More

Buhari meets Tinubu, other APC South-west caucus members

May 17, 2018 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari had a dinner with members of the South West caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The dinner started around 8.30pm at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa. Notable personalities at the dinner were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu; Chief Bisi Read More

As LG congresses hold today: complaints trail APC ward elections

May 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

Last Saturday, the All Progressives Congress(APC) held its ward congresses throughout the country but the exercises was marred by violence, alleged rigging and sundry malpractices in some states as ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU reports Perhaps, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was not in Nigeria when the ward congresses were held throughout the country on Read More