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  His Excellency, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma has charged Traditional Rulers in the State to take ownership and protect public properties in their respective communities. Speaking during the presentation of the Staff of Office / Certificate of Recognition to some Traditional Rulers at the Government House Exco Chamber, Owerri, the Governor availed the opportunity of announcing the Rehabilitation of healthcare centers in all the 305 INEC wards, all worth N1 billion and charged the New Ndi Eze against passive interest in the execution of public projects in their respective communities. In line with the Shared Prosperity Policy of his Administration, He also announced the community development center that will further drive development to the grassroots. “You are ambassadors of Government, be fair and just with your people “ - Uzodimma stated. #HopeNewAndElectronicMediaCenter

Drug Free Word Africa campaigns against drug abuse in Imo State

  With Imo State ranking high among the states affected by the abuse of drugs and illicit substances in Nigeria, Drug Free World Africa has held a campaign to curb the menace. The campaign is aimed at saving the lives of our youths and society from the daging effect of of drug abuse. Reaching out to Imo stars and protecting them from sudden death according to Dr Lina Okereke who led the campaign organized by Drug Free World Africa  Dr. Okereke who is the Special Adviser on Health Matters to Imo State Governor is also the Coordinator of Drug Free World Africa, an intercontinental Africa organization with presence in more than five African countries. Speaking in Owerri during the campaign which saw  Youths from Local Government Areas, Communities, Youth Organizations, Students of various Universities institutions and secondary Schools, Professional bodies, Imo health volunteers, members of the press, National Drug law enforcement agency (NDLEA), National Leaders of Nigerian Patriotic Cit


His Excellency, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma has inaugurated the Adapalm Plantation board members at the Government House, Owerri considering tripartite agreement with the government, the roche company and the host community. In his address, Governor Uzodimma stated that it is in-line with the rehabilitation 3R mantra to turnaround the State’s economy and for the audacious empowerment of the indigenes, hence the rehabilitation of the moribund company. The Governor added that more than 30,000 jobs will be created when the company gets to its optimal level.  The Governor assured that the Government will not meddle into the operation of the board members, as what is required is a positive result from ADAPALM. The new board has Mustapha Chike-Obi, as Chairman and Mr. Paul Roche as Managing Director. #HopeNewAndElectronicMediaCenter

Ogbogwu Election: Youths Gives Anambra State Government 14 days to conduct Election in the market.

Aggrieved youths trading in Ogbo Ogwu International Market has given the state government 14 days to conduct in the market to avoid the ugly incident it may invite to the peaceful atmosphere in the state.  The youths who were visibly not happy with the development, said that those that does not want the election to hold in the market are the ones misinforming Goverment of the true state of things in the market.  Speaking to Newsmen, Mr Ikeabata a member of the caretaker executive lamented the fact that those that are behind the disruption of the election are those that are not popular in the market. He called on the state government to urgently conduct Election for the market in the next 14 days to avoid the break down of law and order in the market.  He went further to stress that why they don't want Election to hold is for then to go ahead and be extorting some traders in the market, which the present leadership of the market under Chief Donatus Ajama is not in support of.  Speak

Govt okays N1b for primary healthcare, approves construction of 135km rural roads in Imo LGAs

The governent of Imo State has approved the immediate release and disbursement of N1 billion for the rehabilitation of health centres in the 305 electoral wards across the state as part of Governor Hope Uzodimma’s agenda on primary health care.   Also approved is the proposal of the Governor to immediately construct 135 kilometers of rural roads or five kilometers in each of the 27 local government areas of Imo State before the return of the next rainy season.             Rising from the Imo State Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 presided over by Governor Uzodimma, the government also hinted that construction work is going on simultaneously on 25 roads in the State.   Briefing newsmen on the outcome of the meeting, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba said: “In an effort to ensure that promises made by this administration are kept, the 3-R administration has simultaneously embarked on the reconstruction of these roads to assuage the wor

Nwajiuba calls for increased research towards solving societal problems

- As FUTMA holds 30th Convocation The Honorable Minister of state Education Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has called for more impactual and result oriented research to help curb societal problems. He made this assertion at the 30th Convocation of the Federal University of Technology, Minna,Niger State. The Minister of State Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba however charged the academia on the  increased need for impactful research towards solving societal problems. He said it is pertinent to note that the interconnection between tertiary institutions and industry should be improved upon. The Minister who was representing President Muhammadu Buhari as the Visitor,said Universities of Technology are pivotal to the actualization of our national development agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) of the United Nations in training and production of adequate and highly qualified manpower to solve the problems of unemployment, security and youth restiveness thereby enabling them beco

BREAKING: EFCC charges Okorocha with N2.9 billion fraud

The EFCC has filed  charges, totalling 17 counts on Monday, at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged Nigerian senator and former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, with allegations he conspired with others, including an APC politician and five companies, to steal N2.9 billion public coffers. EFCC filed the charges, totalling 17, on Monday, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, court documents exclusively obtained by PREMIUM TIMES show Credits: Premium Times In addition to Mr Okorocha, other defendants are Anyim Nyerere Chinenye, Naphtali International Limited, Perfect Finish Multi Projects Limited, Consolid Projects Consulting Limited, Pramif International Limited, and Legend World Concepts Limited. The charges were filed about the same time Mr Okorocha was declaring his intention to run for the office of the president in 2023.

Nwajiuba intensify efforts at curbing out of school children syndrome

With the increasing rate of Out-Of-School Children borne out of the several socio-economic factors, insecurity inclusive, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Education embarked on a national campaign on out of school phenomenon.  At the banquet Hall of the Niger State Government House, Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba reiterated the government's commitment towards increasing the number of children in schools.  He urged all stakeholders to put in more efforts in eradicating this menace. Joining him on this was the Executive Governor of Niger State, Alh. Abubakar Bello who asked the Minister to do more by getting international donor agencies to help fight this cause.

Nwajiuba Visits Federal Science and Technical College,Kuta, assess security situation

Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Education As early as 7.30am was already at Kuta Shiroro Niger state, to assess the security situation for learning at the Federal Science and Technical College,Kuta, Niger State,having reviewed the situation at Birinin Yauri, Kebbi State four days ago upon the return of 30 abducted students. This is inline with his  continued engagement with the nation's security operatives driving the overall safety architecture of the country which remains a major plank of the Ministry's 's total manpower  production drive. The Honorable Minister also called upon Colleges especially technical colleges to look inward in solving their problems instead of relying on the procurement mechanism at the Ministry. He made this call while inspecting the Chalk Production Unit at the school. He stressed that time has come for proactive measures which will help the overall well-being on Institutions in the country.

Nwajiuba Visits IBB

The Honorable Minister of State Education, Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba earlier in Minna paid a courtesy visit to Gen. Ibrahim Babangida at his Hilltop Mansion. The Honorable Minister who was on an official visit to Niger State paid a courtesy visit to the former Head of State and elder Statesman. They both discussed the State of the nation and charting a way forward. Describing the Minister as quite a brilliant man, Gen. Babangida appreciated Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba for the visit, expressing excitement at the great ideas and thoughts coming from the Minister.

Group writes IGP over Planned Obscene Press Conference By Okorocha

A group known as Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths (GACIY), convened by Collins Ughalaa KSC, has written to the Inspector General of Police over the planned press briefing today by Rochas Okorocha. The press release made avaliable to newmen in Owerri today reads thus: Mr. IGP, We write on behalf of 10year old Somtochukwu Ibeanusi, Laz Anyanwu, Ugonna Ozurigbo, Emeka Ihekwoaba and all others marthyred during the Ethelbert Okorocha regime to ask you to stop an obscenity scheduled to hold this morning at the International Conference Centre, Abuja at least for the sake of public decency if nothing else. Mr. Okorocha is billled to address a World Press Conference by 10 o'clock today. As usual, Sir, he will put on a show. He will talk big, he will pretend to be pious, to be burderned by the state of the land. He will repeat all manner of platitudes and even invoke a new catchphrase, buzzword or mantra. But he is fake. Asides being a fake man, he has weighty allegations on his ne


Please watch the attached video. We, DEMOCRACY ADVOCATES  in Nigeria, particularly,  the Imo State chapter, write to inform you, fellow Nigerians of the true personality  of the person of Rochas Okorocha as highly incompetent to be President of Federal Republic of Nigeria and use this medium to call on fellow country men, to ignore his call for support.  He is the biblical  BARABBAS of our time. Let's add our voice to the call for his prosecution,  for fraudulent misappropriation of public fund and abuse of office as governor Imo State. Other grounds for this protest are; A. To inform Nigerians that he looted Imo treasury as governor. B. That he is using his position to insult and fight the current government in his state of Imo with the aim to distract the government from bringing Democratic dividends to imolites. C. He is using the stolen wealth of Imo people to fight, kill imolites and cause violence and instability in the state. D. He is not a statesman and lacks capacity to be

2023: Role I will like to play – Chioma Uzodimma

The First Lady of Imo State, Chioma Uzodimma, who was actively engaged at the just concluded two-day APC 2022 National Women Conference including participating in the panel discussion with the theme: “Giving Voice to Women’s Visibility: Our Support”, spoke to Sunday Sun her takeaways from the conference. *What have you used your office to attract for Imo women?* Since the inception of the administration of my dear husband, His Excellency, Governor Hope Uzodimma, my office together with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Vulnerable Groups have been working collaboratively to ensure that Imo women and their families are not left out in policy formulation. In this short period, we’ve been able to achieve quite a bit in the following areas: Capacity building for our women through advocacy, sensitizations/seminars and workshops; Empowerment programmes such as skills acquisition, entrepreneurship and business startups training for Imo women; We’ve been able to conceptualise and design progr