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IMO APC Leadership Dabacle: The true position

  There are chatters about the party's position on the leadership of the Apc in Imo State inspite of the Clarification by the National publicity secretary of the party Mr Felix Mouka. To this end I have taken the pain to get the decision of the Supreme Court, let us even see what the court really said about this case. In the lead judgment on this case delivered by Justice Adamu Jauro and supported by other justices of the Supreme Court, the court held that the case by Mr Nwafor and his Co-travellers amount to " FORUM SHOPPING AND GROSS ABUSE OF COURT PROCESSES " It Further held that the Court of first instance sitting in Abuja  erred by assuming jurisdiction in a matter which did not happen within its jurisdiction (Abuja) but Imo State. And in the final analysis the court found that there was no merit in the case and it was dismissed.  According to Justice Adamu Jauro who read the lead judgment "the suit together with all the processes filed from the trial court are


  ......As he receives united nations Coordinator in Nigeria Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo has tasked the International community, particularly the United Nations on active participatory roles to assist the country and Anambra State. Governor Soludo was speaking when the United Nations delegation led by the Resident and Humanitarian Cordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Marthias Schmale, paid him a courtesy visit at the Governor's Lodge, Amawbia. According to the Governor, the visit is significant in the history of the state, pointing out that for many years, the United Nations was without an office in the South East, until his administration came on board. Speaking on his administration's huge and ambitious agenda for Anambra in the areas of security, law and order, economic transformation, human capital, governance, rule of law and value system and the environment, Professor Soludo emphasized that his government wants to benchmark with the rest of the world in transforming Anambra St


The National Working Committee of the APC led by Sen. Abdullahi Adamu has dissociated the party from the purported letter reinstating the embattled Daniel Nwafor Executive of Imo APC which was scripted in error while   Validating the Macdonald Ebere led Imo APC SWC as authentic and recognized by law and the party. Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yakubu Ajaka after a meeting of the NWC in Abuja declared that the said letter was an error which has since been rescinded by the party and that status quo be maintained which affirms the continued leadership of Macdonald Ebere led SWC while reinstating that the Supreme Court Judgment was very clear as the current Macdonald led SWC was a product of the Congress and the Congress that brought in Nwafor’s Executive has since elapsed by the decision of NEC in 2022. This is coming after days the controversial letter reinstating Daniel Nwafor Executive that was purportedly signed by the National Secretary of the APC went viral and has


  A young man identified as Wisdom Kalu Onu, an indigene of Abia State was apprehended yesterday by the security personnel of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for vandalizing electrical installations located within the Campus premises, belonging to the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC). The Head of Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr. Emeka Ezeh, who made this known today in Enugu confirmed that the suspect, along with the vandalized materials have been handed over to Nsukka Urban Police Station for proper investigation and possible prosecution. Ezeh, who narrated the ugly experience the company has been going through in the hands of vandals reiterated the company’s resolve to continue working with critical stakeholders to ensure that these elements perpetrating this dastardly act are apprehended and brought to book. He said that there is no day that passes without the company receiving a report of electrical installation that has been attacked. “It has gone so bad tha


In line with his administration’s resolve to ensure rural roads receives government attention through quality road construction, the shared prosperity government of Gov. Hope Uzodimma begins rural road construction in Imo State as 15% construction fee has been paid to the contractors. These roads no doubt are of both economic and social importance to rural dwellers and when completed will serve as a link to the state capital which will further enhance development and quality transformation as well as bring the government closer to the people.


...........As Soludo meets with Transport and Market Union Executives Government of Anambra State will commence implementation of a new tax and levy regime in Anambra markets, roads and parks as from July 1, 2022. Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo gave the disclosure at a one day town hall meeting held at Women's Development Center, Awka with Transport and Market Union Executive Members in Anambra State.   Governor Soludo warned anyone posing as a government revenue collector in any part of the state, to desist forthwith or face the full wrath of the law, as his administration is making frantic efforts to stop leakages of government revenue which usually end up in private pockets. Governor Soludo said Anambra is an alpha state, he expressed optimism that in line with his campaign promises, the state will be peaceful, liveable and prosperous. The Governor emphasized that Anambra should ideally be a reference point in all ramifications as one of the developed States within the federat

Ekweremadu confident on freedom from UK court, recounts his own side of the story

Senator Ike Ekweremadu, after days of studied silence, the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has finally narrated his own side of the story about how himself and wife, Beatrice, got into trouble courtesy of David Nwamini Ukpo, the young man they contracted to provide a kidney for their ailing daughter, Sonia Ekweremadu. Ekweremadu and his wife were, on Thursday last week remanded in the UK police custody, after they were arraigned before the Uxbridge Magistrate Court for alleged conspiracy to facilitate the travel of Ukpo, alleged to be a minor, for organ harvesting, a charge, which they both denied before the court, which has since adjourned till July 7 for hearing. An originating summon marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/984/2022, dated and filed June 27 by their counsel, Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, before Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court, Abuja, gave the following summary of the travail of the Ekweremadu's  “The applicants have a daughter named Sonia Ekweremadu, who is suf


Imo State Governor Sen. Hope Uzodimma has extended his warm Felicitation to the Hon Justice Olukayode Ariwoola on his appointment and swearing in as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria. In a statement personally signed by him on Tuesday, the Governor noted that with more than 11 years at the Supreme Court and judicial experience that tranversed Lagos, Enugu and Kaduna Divisions of the Appeal Court, the new Chief Justice was "tailor-made for the job". Uzodimma added that Nigerians were indeed looking forward to a more robust and responsive judiciary that will sustain the gains of democracy under the leadership of Justice Ariwoola. The Governor said that the Government and people of Imo State wish the new Chief Judge a successful and fruitful tenure. #HopeNewAndElectronicMediaCenter


  The Bank of Industry(BOI) has written to the Imo State Government to immediately revoke the ownership of lands illegally acquired by Mr. Mike Ikeoku within 2009 and 2010 as they were obtained under false pretence and identity. According to the information contained in the message by the Industrial bank, it is said that the land under the false ownership of Mike Ikeoku was facilitated by the bank for the state government and so is a property of the state government which is for agricultural practices for the development of the state. The bank lamented that the said lands were bought through unscrupulous means and frowned that the previous administration in the state failed to take ownership of the lands and utilise the goodwill of the bank in bringing development through the agricultural sector but choose to allow the individual personalise a public property. BOI therefore appeals to the Imo State Government under the administration of Gov. Hope Uzodimma to quickly reclaim these lands