Rochas Okorocha

I founded APC, I am not leaving it — Okorocha
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I founded APC, I am not leaving it — Okorocha

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has dismissed rumours that he is mulling defecting from the All Progressives Congress(APC) over the fallout of the party’s governorship primaries in the state. Okorocha spoke with State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on […]

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Okorocha earmarks 250m for take-off of Imo health insurance scheme

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Saturday announced N250 million as the start-up capital for health insurance scheme in the state. He described health insurance scheme as a necessity for quality life and should be embraced by individuals, governments, and corporate organisations. Okorocha made the announcement at the official flag-off […]

Children’s school enrolment on decline amid free meal scheme, national campaign
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Children’s school enrolment on decline amid free meal scheme, national campaign

In January this year, an annual national school enrolment campaign was flagged off by the federal government as part of efforts to reduce the rate of out-of-school children in the country. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, kicked off the campaign at the Tudun Salmanu Primary School, Bauchi State. […]

Oshiomhole alleges bias as INEC bars Zamfara APC
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Oshiomhole alleges bias as INEC bars Zamfara APC

• Party chair insists it will field candidates • No legal backdoor to escape sanction, say lawyers • Again, aggrieved governors storm Aso Rock • Court nullifies Rivers’ APC guber nomination, primaries The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole yesterday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

Okorocha Wins Imo APC Senatorial Ticket
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Okorocha Wins Imo APC Senatorial Ticket

Rochas Okorocha Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial ticket for Imo West Senatorial district. Okorocha polled 141,117 votes to defeat his opponent Senator Hope Uzodinma who got 1,359 votes. The two-term governor of the state will be representing Imo West (Orlu Zone) Senatorial […]

Nigerians groan as road, bridge projects stall for years
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Nigerians groan as road, bridge projects stall for years

Failed portion at Joju, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway PHOTO: GBENGA AKINFENWA In January, the Federal Government said it was undertaking various road projects worth N2.8t across the country. According to the Director of Highways, Planning and Development, in the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Chukwunwike Uzo, who made […]

Okorocha sacks 13 aides
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Okorocha sacks 13 aides

Rochas Okorocha Governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha has terminated the appointments of 13 serving members of his cabinet for allegedly seeking elective positions in next year’s elections. Although, the offices of their preferred interests were not specified in the termination of appointment letter signed by his chief press secretary, […]

Security operatives barricade Imo deputy governor’s office
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Security operatives barricade Imo deputy governor’s office

Deputy governor of Imo state, Prince Eze Madumere • Opposition parties allege threat to democracy Security operatives yesterday barricaded the entrance to the office of Imo State deputy governor. The complex, popularly known as Twin House, is located at the left hand side of the governor’s office within the Government […]

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Okorocha hails peaceful conduct of fresh Imo ward, LG congresses

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has expressed joy over the conduct of fresh ward and local government congresses by the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday and Saturday. Okorocha, speaking, yesterday, thanked the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, the judiciary and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for […]

Okorocha calls for restructuring of Police Trust Fund
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Okorocha calls for restructuring of Police Trust Fund

Rochas Okorocha Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has called for the restructuring of the Police Trust Fund (PTF), to achieve the purpose for which it was established. According to the governor, if restructured and overhauled, good spirited Nigerians and individuals would make positive contributions so as to realise the objective […]

I am still in governorship race, says Nwosu, Okorocha’s son-in-law
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I am still in governorship race, says Nwosu, Okorocha’s son-in-law

Uche Nwosu Following rumours making the rounds, the son-in-law of Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, Chief Uche Nwosu, has reiterated his determination to contest for governorship in next year’s general elections. In a statement made available to The Guardian yesterday, Nwosu, and the Director General of his campaign organisation, Mr. […]