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100days in Office: The Issues and Matters

100days in Office: The Issues and Matters

Nigeria and Nigerians are fixated with occasions and celebrations, especially after the Military handed over power to the civilians in 1999. No day passes without one reason for “Owambe” which has defined our own type of democracy where hailing of Leaders and dancing on the streets signify loyalty and commitment. It was in the “spirit” […]

Imo Govt Makes Budget Open After Years Of Secret

Imo Govt Makes Budget Open After Years Of Secret

Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Reginald Ihebuzor has said that an open budget system is in practices while giving a clearer picture if the development in the state   He said that the need for the Imo citizens to know their state budget system adding that it makes, also for transparency and accountability. According […]

Why Ex Imo Governor Must Appear In Court-Govt

Why Ex Imo Governor Must Appear In Court-Govt

The Imo State Government through court processes has given reasons why the immediate past governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha must appear in court. A magistrate court in Owerri during the week issued order asking him to appear in court. From what Trumpeta obtained from the court, In suit No OW/MISC79/2019 in the Magistrate’s Court of Imo State of […]

Opponents Kick Against National Assembly Tribunal Judgment, As Orlu Zone Youths Take Protest To INEC Office, Owerri

Opponents Kick Against National Assembly Tribunal Judgment, As Orlu Zone Youths Take Protest To INEC Office, Owerri

Those who were recently declared winners of the National Assembly elections in Imo State may not have much time for celebrations as their opponents are warming up to go for appeal. In the last count, apart from Senator Rochas Okorocha for Orlu zone who was allowed to continue legislative business by dismissing the challenge of […]

Plans To Reconcile, Ihedioha, Okorocha On .As Imo Elders Move In To Settle Differences

Plans To Reconcile, Ihedioha, Okorocha On  .As Imo Elders Move In To Settle Differences

The cold relationship existing between the incumbent Governor of Imo State, Hon Emeka Ihedioha, and his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okorocha is said to have attracted the attention of some “Imo Elders”, who are said to have resolved to move in and settle both politicians. According to information available to this Newspaper, the Elders are said […]

Panic In Imo APGA .As Okorocha May Join Party .Laments Treatment In APC Shows Exit Signs .Associates Open Talks With Araraume Camp

Panic In Imo APGA  .As Okorocha May Join Party  .Laments Treatment In APC Shows Exit Signs  .Associates Open Talks With Araraume Camp

The plot by the immediate past Governor of Imo State, Senator Owelle Rochas Okorocha to join the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, is said to have been causing panic than joy within the party’s circle in Imo State. Trumpeta learnt that Okorocha has indicated interest to return to the party under whose platform he won the […]

Doctors Not On Strike-IMSUTH, Explains Reasons For Protest

Doctors Not On Strike-IMSUTH, Explains Reasons For Protest

Management of Imo State University Teaching Hospital – IMSUTH, Orlu says there are no striking workers in the Institution, even as Imo State Government has continued to negotiate with critical stakeholders in the health sector in the state. IMSUTH Chief Medical Director, Dr. Chukwuma Duru made the clarification during a meeting with the Deputy Governor […]

How Man Who Lost Bet Game Hung Himself

How Man Who Lost Bet Game Hung Himself

By Tochi Onyeubi A native of Umuoba, Uratta in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, has committed suicide following his inability to foot his wife’s hospital bill. Ulari as the deceased was popularly called, it was learnt borrowed money for payment of medical bill of his wife who put to bed, but instead […]

Orsu Assembly:  NNODUMELE DEDICATES TRIBUNAL VICTORY TO GOD, FLOORS UCHE AGABIGE

Orsu Assembly:   NNODUMELE DEDICATES TRIBUNAL VICTORY TO GOD, FLOORS UCHE AGABIGE

The Orsu political bridge builder, Minority Leader Imo State House of Assembly, Chairman House Committee on Project Monitoring and incumbent Member Representing Orsu State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly ,Hon Chief Ekene Nnodumele (Stainless)was penultimate Tuesday, September 10,2019, given clean bill of health by the State House of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal  […]

Xenophobia: Mbaise Union Turkey Condemns Attacks On Nigerians, Calls For Calm

Xenophobia:  Mbaise Union Turkey Condemns Attacks On Nigerians, Calls For Calm

By: Amaechi Kingsley The reoccurring attacks targeted on Nigerians and other Africans resident in South Africa has been condemned by members of ‘Mbaise Union Turkey’, they described the brutal killings ongoing as one propagated by hate and envy on Africans doing their businesses in the country as they called for calm.. In a press statement […]