Call Oshiomhole to order, Okorocha begs Buhari (Vanguard)

The Imo State Governor, Mr. Rochas Okorocha has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the All Progressives Congress National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to order. Okorocha in a statement signed by Sam Onwuemeodo his Chief Press Secretary said ‘since…

Frank urges Okorocha, Yari, Abbey, Amosun, others to dump APC (Vanguard)

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has called on governors of Imo, Rochas Okorocha, Zamfara, Abdullaziz Yari, Ogun, Ibikunle Amosun and Senator Magnus Abbey to join the next batch of defectors before…

APC has lost five million members under Oshiomhole (Guardian)

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) deepened yesterday as Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha urged the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to stop dropping President Muhammadu Buhari’s name in perpetrating illegality in the party. Okorocha, who fielded questions from…

Aboru residents groan as flood wreaks havoc (Nation) * Again, FG, governors fail to agree on new minimum wage (Guardian)

Aboru residents groan as flood wreaks havoc (Nation) Aboru residents in Alimosho Local Government of Lagos State yesterday counted loses caused by flood. This followed a heavy rain that lasted from Sunday night till early hours of Monday. The News…

Continue to preach hope, peace, unity, Ambode urges religious leaders (Vanguard) * Atiku pays tribute to Obasanjo in acceptance speech (Guardian)

Continue to preach hope, peace, unity, Ambode urges religious leaders (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday urged religious leaders to see the period as a time to continue to preach the message of hope, peace, unity, integrity…

Right must be done, Okorocha warns APC as govs protest ‘rancorous’ primaries

The chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday said the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress must do the right thing and allow everybody to participate in its ongoing nationwide primaries. Okorocha, who is the Imo…

How APC made itself a laughing stock in Imo (Guardian)

It was a catalogue of woes for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as its attempt to organise governorship primaries in some states ended up stoking fresh controversies and confusion. In Imo, the exercise, which was slated to hold yesterday,…

APC suspends Imo governorship primaries – Official (PremiumTimes)

The All Progressives Congress has suspended the governorship primaries in Imo State indefinitely. Party spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, did not give any reasons for the suspension in a statement Tuesday afternoon. The spokesperson also said the senatorial primaries in all the…

Okorocha sacks 13 commissioners, advisers (Punch)

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State Wednesday sacked the secretary to the state government, George Eche, his chief of staff, Uche Nwosu, deputy chief of staff, Kingsley Uju, and his principal secretary, Paschal Obi. Others affected by the development are…

Okorocha swears in LG chairmen, canvasses support for Buhari (Punch)

Rochas Okorocha, the governor of Imo State on Monday swore in 27 Local Government Areas’ chairmen who won the local polls on Saturday. This is coming less than 12 hours that the chairman of the Imo state Independent Electoral Commission,…

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