• Why Okorocha has no power to slash working days – Imo NLC chairman

    Why Okorocha has no power to slash working days – Imo NLC chairman

    Imo State Chairman of the Ni­geria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Austin Chilakpu, has declared that Governor Rochas Okorocha does not have the power to determine working days in the state contrary to what the Nigeria constitution  has already prescribed.

    Okorocha had last Friday during an interactive session with Journalists disclosed that the state executive council was considering slashing the working days from the normal five days to three to avail civil servants in the state the op­portunity of engaging in other […]

  • Why Ekweremadu will lose seat soon – Governor Okorocha

    Why Ekweremadu will lose seat soon – Governor Okorocha

    Owelle Rochas Okorocha, Imo State Governor said the Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu would soon be ousted from office with the assured victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Imo North Senatorial re-run poll held last Saturday.

    He slammed Ekweremadu for relocating to Imo during the election. The governor who spoke  through his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, stated  that the position of Ekweremadu as the deputy senate president was at the moment under heavy threat as the APC […]

  • Why Imo owes retirees 17 months arrears – Governor Rochas Okorocha

    Why Imo owes retirees 17 months arrears – Governor Rochas Okorocha

    Rochas Okorocha,  Imo State Governor, has said his inability to pay pensions arrears ruining over 17 months was due to shortfall in allocations from the Federation Account.

    In a statement at the weekend by the his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, in response to last Wednesday’s protest by retirees, Okorocha urged them to wait till the workers’ verification exercise is concluded in the next few weeks.

    Urging those, who are in support of the protest to desist from the act, he said, […]

  • APC not managing victory well – Imo Governor, Okorocha

    APC not managing victory well – Imo Governor, Okorocha

    Governor of Imo State and Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that his party, the incumbent APC, is not managing its victory very well.

    Okorocha, while addressing journalists in Owerri, the State capital on Saturday said, “Make no mistake about it, All Progressives Congress is a good party, by all standards but my regret is that we are not managing our victory very well.”

    He, however expressed optimism that President Buhari will deliver his […]

  • Governor Okorocha’s Wife constructs Ultra modern Skill Centres to initiate mass youths empowerment

    Governor Okorocha’s Wife constructs Ultra modern Skill Centres to initiate mass youths empowerment

    Wife of the Imo State governor and chairperson of the Southern Governor’s Wives Forum, Mrs. Nkechi Rochas Okorocha, concerned by the growing youth unemployment in the state, has constructed ultra modern skills Acquisition centres in each of the three senatorial zones of Owerri, Orlu and Okigwe.

    The target according to her, is to turn out entrepreneurs who would become independent, boost economic activity in the state and promote active and positive engagement.

    The Imo first lady disclosed this at the commissioning and […]