Arrest me and invite anarchy in Imo, Okorocha dares Ihedioha

Senator Rochas Okorocha has dared the Imo state government, led by Governor Emeka Ihedioha, to make good its threat and arrest him. It would be recalled that on Thursday, August 29, 2019, the Imo State government had asked citizens to arrest Okorocha over the alleged assault of Jasper Ndubuaku, a government official. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in a video which made the rounds online for most of Thursday, some thugs could be seen beating up Ndubuaku at Okorocha’s residence on Spibatt Avenue, Owerri. The Commissioner of…

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At last, Okorocha sworn-in as senator, says Igbo presidency doesn’t exist

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday swore in the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, as the senator representing Imo West district in the National Assembly. Okorocha was not inaugurated on Tuesday because he had yet to collect his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The former governor told journalists after plenary on Thursday that South East leaders should start reaching out to other parts of the country now if they wanted to produce Nigeria’s President in 2023. He said it…

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Finally, INEC issues Certificate of Return to Okorocha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday issued a Certificate of Return to the embattled former Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha as winner of the recent election in Imo West Senatorial District District. Shortly after collection of the certificate within INEC headquarters in Abuja, Okorocha told journalists that he was called upon at exactly 6.14 pm that his certificate was ready. “At exactly 6.14 pm, this (Tuesday) evening, after the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly, I was invited that my certificate is ready and I have…

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Don’t fight me and I won’t fight you, Okorocha warns as he leaves office

On the eve of his exit from office, the former governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has warned those baying for his blood to desist, if they don’t want him to fight back. In a trending video on social media, Okorocha said, “As I walk out of this government house, let nobody fight me and I will not fight anybody.” He went on to talk about how being a governor was like wearing a “shield.” He said, “Governor is a shield that covers every personality, that is in that…

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Presidential Committee Denies Asking APC to Lift Gov Okorocha’s Suspension

The Presidential Support Committee has refuted rumours that it gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to lift the suspension slammed on the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha. The Director of Media and Publicity of the committee, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, in a statement yesterday, said the report credited to one Ejikeme Ugwa, Robert Ngwu and Maxwell Okoye was not written on behalf of the committee. Mohammed said, “PSC was set up primarily to compliment the effort of the party to ensure the re-election of…

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Presidency: Nobody Can Stop Me From Contesting In 2023 – Okorocha

Ishaku Yohanna The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that his mind is fixed on becoming the first elected civilian president of Igbo extraction come 2023. The governor made the remark when he hosted members of the Orlu Zone Congress of Journalists (OZCOJ) in his office. He said that all the campaigns of calumny against him was because his detractors have realised that he is the most eligible and most detribalised Igbo man. The governor described himself as the rallying point for all Ndigbo and the only one who…

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BREAKING: Buhari meets Ambode behind closed door

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APC’s Direct versus Indirect Primaries Conundrum

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