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Lawan swears in Okorocha as senator

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Thursday sworn in a former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, as a senator. Okorocha was not inaugurated on Tuesday because he had yet to collect his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission. The former governor will represent the Imo West Senatorial...
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INEC finally issue Certificate of Return to OKorocha

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has finally issued former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, a certificate of return for winning the February 23rd Senatorial election in Imo West. Okorocha was declared the winner of the February 23rd election but the returning officer, Innocent Ibeabuchi, said he was forced to...

How Okorocha was barred from 9th National Assembly inauguration

The immediate past governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has been stopped from participating in the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly. The ex-governor had arrived the National Assembly on Tuesday morning and headed straight to the office of Sani Omolori, clerk of the National Assembly. It was reported that after...

How Okorocha’s house was invaded by hoodlums

Residence of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, was invaded on Saturday by some unidentified hoodlums. The residence invaded, according to report, is located at his country home in Ogboko, Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State. The attack came barely 72hours Okorocha ended tenure and...

I’m not a bad loser! Okorocha replies APC

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has taken exception to the remark of the Acting Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, who described him as a bad loser in politics. Issa-Onilu, had in a statement on Thursday, described some APC governors including Okorocha as bad losers in...

Okorocha appoints new SSG, Commissioners

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has appointed a new Secretary to the Government. Chief Mark Uchendu has emerged as the new SSG, replacing Sir George Eche who resigned some days ago. The governor also appointed Messrs Kenneth Chid Ejiogu as Chief of Staff Government House, Chukwuemeka Valentine Duru, Principal Secretary...

Gov Okorocha sacks daughter’s husband, others

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has sacked his Chief of Staff and Son-in-law, Uche Nwosu alongside other appointees who will be contesting during the 2019 general elections. This development was announced by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo. The affected appointees are: 1). Sir George Eche – Secretary to the Government...

Okorocha’s son slumps, Aham, flown abroad for treatment

Aham Okorocha, the first son of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, slumped during the Christmas celebration and has been flown to London for treatment. Although the ailment was not disclosed, neither was the London hospital revealed but the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu confirmed the incident...

Tinubu: Unlike PDP, no automatic tickets in APC

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu national leader of the All Progressives Congress has maintained a position contrary to that of Governor Rochas Okorochas of Imo State, that governor forum would had role to play in whoever will emerge as the party flag bearer. Tinubu maintained that APC system of choice must not...
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‘No Ibo person is in support of secession’, Okorocha says IPOB is a childish act

Imo State Governor and Chairman of Progressive Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has described the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for a sovereign republic in the South-East as a child’s play. Okorocha, who spoke yesterday after leading a delegation of the forum on a visit to internally displaced...

Fani-Kayode is over-panpered by parents, spoilt child– Okorocha replies

  The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has reacted to statement credited to former aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode concerning the images showing All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftains in Abuja House, London with President Muhammadu Buhari. Fani-Kayode had described the images as fake and added that Okorocha, who conveyed the...

Expect Buhari to return in two weeks– Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said President Muhammadu Buhari should return to Nigeria in two weeks. Buhari has been receiving medical treatment in the United Kingdom since May 7. On Sunday, the president hosted John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some governors of the ruling party. A...
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Buhari fully aware of hapenings in Nigeria, says Okorocha on London visit to President

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State Imo State, has shared what transpired during an emergency meeting President Muhammadu Buhari had with leaders and Governors from the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday night. Buhari’s Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, quoted Okorocha as saying: “We spent more than an...
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Nigeria does not need restructuring but repackaging

Contrary to popular argument on national discuss that Nigeria need restructuring, the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, says the only thing imperative is "repackaging". Okorocha noted that restructuring has different meaning to various geo-political zones in Nigeria and that it is not an option for all the groups under the umbrella of the...
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Okorocha bans English at official function for Monarchs

  Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha has banned traditional rulers in the State from speaking in English at official functions and while conducting affairs at their palaces. Okorocha gave the directive while handing over letters of recognition and staffs of office to 19 newly recognized traditional rulers in the State in...

I nearly lost 2015 election– Gov. Okorocha

  The Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, revealed how he almost lost the race to be re-elected in 2015. The governor said it was mainly because, “The correct votes of the people of Mbaise did not count.” Okorocha said this when some traditional rulers from Mbaise and a member of the...

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