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The battle for the PDP nomination for Imo State governor

We are still three years away from the next governorship (s)election in Imo State but a right royal rumble is already underway for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination. In one corner is Senator Hope Uzodinma of Imo West, who a certain Godwin Ebubeagu Ekenulo accused early this year of infecting his wife with the HIV virus that led to …

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The arrest of the pro-Biafran protester that confronted Okorocha

On 9 March Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s PR stunt at Chatham House in London was interrupted by a member of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), an organisation advocating for the secession of Biafra from Nigeria. The protester was then ejected from the venue and arrested outside Chatham House by the London Metropolitan Police, but he used that opportunity …

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Pro-Biafrans waited outside the Chatham House venue for Okorocha

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha’s speech at Chatham House last Wednesday was interrupted by heckling from a member of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The protester was later forcibly removed from the venue, after calling the governor a “murderer”. Several members of IPOB waited outside the conference hall for Okorocha, chanting Biafran war songs under the watchful eye …

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Civil society group slams Rochas Okorocha for Chatham House speech

A civil society group in Imo State, Imo Bilie Initiative for Social Justice has issued a press statement on Friday 11 March condemning the visit of Governor Rochas Okorocha to Chatham house, London on Wednesday 9 March. The group described the governor’s visit and speech as an irrelevant pursuit of ego and unmerited fame by a power drunk governor. They …

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Why the hatred for Rochas Okorocha from IPOB?

Rochas Okorocha, the governor of Imo State, was confronted by an Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) protester as he spoke at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London yesterday. The protester said his people were being killed in Imo State for agitating for Biafran secession from Nigeria and called Okorocha a “murderer” that doesn’t tell the truth. …

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Pro-Biafrans disrupt Okorocha’s speech in London

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State tried to pull off a photo-op in the form of a speech at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London and was disrupted by members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), the separatist group advocating for secession of the southeastern part of Nigeria. We are reliably informed that Okorocha, who …

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Okorocha in London trying to cover up bailout looting tracks

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha is hiding out in London with three of his closest aides, as he plots how to cover up his crimes in looting the 2bn naira ($10.04m) bailout money the state received from the federal government pay state for public sector workers’ salary arrears. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) agents arrested three of Okorocha’s officials …

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