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Gov Soludo Appoints Ifeanyi Ubah’s Former Director, commissioner for Industry

  The governor of Anambra state Prof Charles Soludo has appointed Mr Christian Chukwudozie Udechukwu former director of Diaspora and  Head,Media and Public Communications of the Transformation Ambassadors Of Nigeria(TAN),as the New Commissioner For Industry replacing Dr Obinna Ngonadi.  This appointment of Mr Chukwudozie Udechukwu sets a brand new tone in the economic renaissance of the industrial sector in Anambra State. Mr Christian Udechukwu is an economist and former delegate to the defunct 2014 National Conference.  His appointment was announced earlier today in a press release issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Mr. Christian Aburime says he replaces Dr. Obinna Ngonadi who previously held forth in that position. Following the new appointment, Mr. Christian Chukwudozie Udechukwu's name has been forwarded to the State House of Assembly for confirmation.

Imo state government decry the killing of Dominion Chisom Ugochukwu, by an NSCDC officer

The Government of Imo State is saddened by the death on Monday, April 17th, of a 15 month old baby, Master Dominion Chisom Ugochukwu. Information reaching Government suggests that the baby who was strapped at the back of the mother was killed by a stray bullet allegedly fired by an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC). Government completely deplores the killing of such an innocent baby, the circumstances notwithstanding. Our heart  therefore  goes to the parents of the baby, especially the mother who alone understands the pains of such a tragic and monumental loss. Consequently, as a responsive and responsible Government sworn to the  protection of lives and  property of citizens of Imo State,  His Excellency, Sen Hope Uzodimma, the Executive Governor of Imo State, has ordered  a comprehensive and holistic investigation into the incident to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Baby Dominion Chisom Ugochukwu.  Government therefore urges the  ag

ICAPS staff commend New SA, extoll his leadership qualities

  The staff of Imo college of advanced professional studies (ICAPS) has extolled the leadership qualities of Hon. Pastor Chika Emedo for his forthrightness in handling the affairs of the government agency in less than two months of resuming duty as the Special Adviser to the governor of the agency. These remarks were made by the staff of the agency after an interactive session with SA and the workers.  Speaking at the interactive session, the SA to the governor on ICAPS Hon. Pastor Chika Emedo, thanked the staff for their cooperation in the revitalization of the agency, which will be to their common good and that of Ndi Imo in general. He however stressed that the agency as a finishing school has the potential of changing the fortunes of Imolites, because of its vantage position in driving technology innovations,not just in Imo but Nigeria as a whole. He gave instances that if the Imo power, humanitarian department, the Imo floor mills and the agro development departments are made to f


  The Government of Imo State has endorsed the Imo State Council of Elders choice of Chief Engr. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu for the President General of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo. Governor Hope Uzodimma made the endorsement when he received the Imo State Council of Elders today, at the Exco Chambers, who came to present their resolution for the adoption and implementation of Charter of Equity in political positions across the State. While commending the Imo State Council of Elders on their choice, His Excellency Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma congratulated the Statesman, Chief Iwuanyanwu for accepting to serve Igbos and the Nation in this capacity.  In his remarks, Chief Dr Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu said, this being the first time Igbos unanimously decide on who should lead them, I identify it as a sacred assignment and I am happy to accept this responsibility.   Chief Iwuanyanwu commended the Governor for his leadership capacity and political willpower in the development of the State. He expressed joy

Imo Elders adopt charter of Equity for political offices

  Endorse Uzodimma for 2nd tenure In a historic move to engender peace and stability in Imo , the state"s Elders' Council has adopted a Charter of Equity for the rotation of key political offices among the three Senatorial zones. Notable among these offices are those of the governor, deputy governor and speaker of House of Assembly. Consequently, the Council has endorsed Gov Hope Uzodimma for a second tenure, saying that apart from the fact that he has performed creditably, his zone , Orlu should be allowed to complete its term of eight years. In a communique issued at the end of its quarterly meeting, the Council noted that since it is a creation of law and desirous to bring stability to the polity, it decided to adopt the Imo Charter of Equity as recommended by by its Strategic Committee headed by Chief (Barr) Dan Nwanyanwu . In the communique signed by HRH Eze Dr Cletus Ilomuanya, the chairman and Rt Hon Maxwell Duru, the secretary, the Council noted that upon a motion by P

ExxonMobil Declares Force Majeure On Crude Oil Lifting In Nigeria

American oil major, ExxonMobil has declared force majeure on oil lifting from several ports in Nigeria. This follows reported industrial action by the company’s in-house workers union, the company said, in a statement yesterday. This will however lead to another set back to the country which is a member of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and had lost its status as Africa’s top oil producer last year when businesses such as Shell Plc and TotalEnergies began to reduce their investment due to extensive corruption and security concerns. ExxonMobil has been trying to sell $1.2 billion in shallow-water assets in challenging Nigeria, the company told Reuters in February, while keeping deep-water assets further from the coast. Spokesperson, Michelle Gray in a statement on Monday said that the company was exploring ways of resolving the issues with its workers. “We will continue to take all reasonable actions necessary to resolve the impasse as soon as possible,” Gray


Imo State is a land of great potential and possibilities, with abundant natural resources and a vibrant population. The state has seen tremendous growth and development over the years, and the government is committed to ensuring that this growth continues well into the future. To this end, the Chief Economic Adviser to the Governor has launched an essay competition titled "My Dream Imo State in 2040" which is aimed at encouraging Imolites to envision a better future for the state and actively participate in its development. The essay competition is drawn from 17 different topics under three major thematic areas: economic development, social development, and good governance. This provides a broad range of subjects to choose from, and candidates are expected to write on three topics maximum from the pool of topics. The essays must be specific to Imo State, Measurable, Ambitious, Realistic, and Time-bound, in line with the SMART principles of goal-setting. This competition is an