EFCC only invited me, Okorocha breaks silence on arrest

Immediate past Imo Governor Senator Rochas Okorocha has broken silence on his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of public funds. Okorocha was arrested by the EFCC operatives at about 4:10 pm on Tuesday…

*NBAWF condemns alleged killing of pregnant lawyer by husband (Punch)*Lagos to demolish distressed building in Oshodi (Guardian)

NBAWF condemns alleged killing of pregnant lawyer by husband (Punch) The Nigerian Bar Association Women Forum has condemned the alleged killing of a lawyer, Adaeze Ikpeama, by her husband, Anthony. It was gathered that the six-month pregnant Adaeze was allegedly…

*Guard electrocuted while plucking pawpaw in Lagos (Punch)*Core investors reject concession plan of Lagos Trade Fair complex (Sun)

Guard electrocuted while plucking pawpaw in Lagos (Punch) A security guard, Uchena Harrison, has been electrocuted while attempting to pluck pawpaw from a tree at his workplace in the Abule Oshun area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the…

*#EndSARS: How policeman killed telecoms worker on duty- Widow (Punch)*Community drags EEDC before NERC (Guardian)

#EndSARS: How policeman killed telecoms worker on duty- Widow (Punch) A widow, Mrs Tolulope Opeyeniyi, has narrated to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing allegations of brutality against men of the disbanded police Special Anti-Robbery Squad how one…

*Lagos releases resumption dates for 2020/2021 school session (Nation) *COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu hails Lagos judiciary over innovative court proceedings (Vanguard)

Lagos releases resumption dates for 2020/2021 school session (Nation) The Lagos State Ministry of Education has approved resumption dates for the 2020 to 2021 school session. According to the time table, both public and private schools below the tertiary level…

I was hated, called “Okoro Hausa” because of APC – Okorocha (Guardian)

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo, has lamented the humiliating treatment meted out to him by his party the All Progressives Congress (APC), in spite of his sacrifices and financial contributions to the party. Okorocha, the senator…

* Ohanaeze youths warn Ihedioha over ‘arrest Okorocha order’ (Nation) * 6 die, 24 injured inLagos-Ibadan expressway auto crash (Punch)

Ohanaeze youths warn Ihedioha over ‘arrest Okorocha order’ (Nation) The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council on Friday deplored the order by Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State that the people of the state should arrest his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okorocha and…

Ihedioha should not take my silence for granted -Okorocha (Guardian)

Former governor of Imo State Senator Rochas Okorocha Monday said the state’s governor Emeka Ihedioha attacks on his property is an abuse of power in a bid to witch hunt him. “In the last couple of months, the government of…

Emulate Oyo gov, Okorocha tells Ihedioha (Punch)

The immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha on Thursday told his successor, Emeka Ihedioha, to emulate his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde. Okorocha in a statement issued by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, in Owerri, said that Makinde…

Okorocha’s probe not witch-hunt – Ihedioha (Punch)

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has urged Nigerians not to see the current probe of his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, as an act of witch- hunt. The governor stated this while speaking to journalists in Yola, the Adamawa State…

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