[Breaking] N2.9bn: Hours after securing bail, Rochas Okorocha shows up at APC presidential screening venue

May 31, 2022 Editor 0

Former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday night showed up at Transcorp Hilton Abuja, venue of the ongoing All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential screening to take his turn as one of the aspirants. Okorocha was forcefully arrested last week by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at his residence over alleged N2.9 billion fraud. Read More

[Breaking] N2.9bn: Court grants Rochas Okorocha N500m bail

May 31, 2022 Kehinde Osasona, Abuja 0

Former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has been granted N500 million bail with one surety in like sum by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday. Justice Inyang Ekwo okayed Okorocha’s released on bail, after he dismissed a counter-affidavit the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed against him. Details loading…

[Breaking] ‘N2.9bn fraud’: Court remands Rochas Okorocha in EFCC custody

May 30, 2022 Kehinde Osasona, Abuja 0

Former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, Monday, finally appeared before a Federal High Court in Abuja where he pleaded not guilty to the N2.9 billion corruption charges brought against him by the federal government. In a 17-count charges, Okorocha was accused of diverting N2.9 billion from Imo state hovernment house accounts and that of Imo state local government joint accounts Read More

Breaking: Fresh crisis rocks APC-NWC over Adamu’s decisions on presidential primary, others

May 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Fresh crisis is currently brewing in National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged unilateral decisions being taking by the national chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu. A leaked letter addressed to the national chairman by the North-west National Vice Chairman of the party, Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman, warned that “if care was no taken, Adamu-led NWC Read More

Why we arrested Rochas Okorocha, EFCC opens up

May 25, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said its operatives arrested former Governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okoroacha, Tuesday, for refusing to honour the commission’s invitations after jumping the administrative bail earlier granted him by the EFCC. Operatives of the commission had stormed the Abuja residence of the former governor and Senator representing Imo West at the National Read More

Why we nabbed Rochas Okorocha on APC screening day – EFCC

May 25, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said its operatives Tuesday arrested former Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha for refusing to honour the commission’s invitations after jumping the administrative bail it earlier granted him. Operatives of the commission had stormed the Abuja residence of the former governor located at 3 Nyasa Close, off Ontario Crescent, off Mississippi Street, Maitama, Abuja. The anti-graft Read More

Breaking: At last, EFCC arrests Rochas Okorocha

May 24, 2022 Editor 0

After laying siege around the residence former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) eventually arrested All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Blueprint has gathered EFCC reportedly arrested Okorocha despite teaming supporters who besieged his Abuja home in solidarity. Operatives of EFCC had since Tuesday morning made fruitless attempts to arrest Okorocha who is a Read More

Breaking: Few days to APC presidential primaries, EFCC invades Rochas Okorocha’s residence

May 24, 2022 Editor 0

The operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday reportedly stormed the Abuja residence of former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha. According to reports, the operatives who allegedly came without arrest warrant, insisted on forcefully taking him away, an aide of the Imo West Senator, revealed. Okorocha who is among the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirants has Read More

Presidency: Pressure mounts on Okorocha, Umahi, others to drop  ambition for Nwajiuba

April 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Frank Ibezim, has pleaded with presidential aspirants from the South-east to shelve their ambition and anoint the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, as the consensus aspirants for the zone. Former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, among others have declared interest to Read More