Archive for the Category ‘Last-Line’

Okorocha: How Not To Reward A Leader

Okorocha: How Not To Reward A Leader

Owelle Rochas Okorocha is the fifth civilian Governor of Imo State. By May 29, 2019, he would hand over power to another fellow who will pilot the affairs of Imo State for the next four years. And if this person does well in office, Imo electorate will renew his/her mandate for another four years as […]

Imo 2019: Still On Owerri Zone Governorship

Imo 2019: Still On Owerri Zone Governorship

I had to revisit this matter, following a reply given to one of my write-ups on the 2019 Imo Governorship election and the place of Owerri people compared to their  Orlu and Okigwe cousins who have done sixteen and eight years respectively on the seat, with Owerri zone only Eighteen months. One fictitious “ Emeka […]

Imo 2019: N-PDP and Owerri Zone Governorship On Monday, November 26, 2018, some members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Imo State chapter, met in a Hotel in Owerri, where they formed a pressure Group called New Peoples Democratic Party N-PDP and issued a mandatory two-days ultimatum to the State Executive Council of PDP led […]

Imo: Not Yet Over For Uche Nwosu

Imo: Not Yet Over For Uche Nwosu

Prior to 2011, Chief Uche Nwosu was simply a quiet private person; a young man who was pursuing his live like others, until he met Owelle Rochas Okorocha. By Okorocha’s own account, no one introduced Uche to him as he ran into him “along Wethral Road, without knowing who his parents are” But the story […]

Imo: Will Okorocha Fulfill These Promises?

Imo: Will Okorocha Fulfill These Promises?

One thing as certain as tomorrow is that the incumbent Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha will from May 29, 2019 cease to be the Chief Executive of the State. However, what the Governor is not too sure of presently is who would be his successor. Before now, Okorocha had wished to produce his […]

Okorocha’s Blunders And the Nwosu Debacle

Okorocha’s Blunders And the Nwosu Debacle

I don’t hate the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha. I have no reason to, after all if he leaves office today will I be the next Governor of the State or is it my late father? However, as a   Journalist and Public Commentator, one has to look at issues and discuss them based […]

“Rescue Mission” Comes To Grief

“Rescue Mission” Comes To Grief

For starters, “Rescue Mission” is the name the incumbent Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha gave his political organization, under which he structured his rise to power in 2011. Before Okorocha, Imo had witnessed such political structures before; the Chief Achike Udenwa’s era came with “Redemption 98”, Dr Ikedi Ohakim was the proponent of […]

Imo PDP: A Word With Ihedioha, Sam Daddy

Imo PDP: A Word With Ihedioha, Sam Daddy

On a historic day like 1st October, 2018, the day Nigeria was celebrating her 58th Birthday, God choose to visit the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Imo State chapter. This was the day the Party’s Governorship primary was held, after many postponements. The exercise took place at last in Kanu Nwankwo Sports Complex, Owerri. The contest […]

“Jankara” Democracy in Imo

“Jankara” Democracy in Imo

In those days in the early 80s when I visited one of my Aunties in Lagos, she usually asked me to accompany her to the market, with me carrying a plastic basket which she threw in whatever she bought. And there were two particular markets she takes me to. They are Aswani and Jankara markets. […]

Double “Wahala” For Our Governor?

Double “Wahala” For Our Governor?

Afro Beat Maestro and Music Legend, our own FELA (Abami Eda), in one of his numerous classics dropped a song titled “Double Wahala for Dead Body”. In the song, he said that when a dead body is being conveyed for burial and on the way the Ambulance had an accident, it is “Double Wahala” for […]