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INEC planning to ignore court order on Okorocha’s case – source

8 June 2019 A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should issue a certificate of return to former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha.  The Returning Officer in the February 23 senatorial election for Imo West Senatorial District (Orlu Zone) had declared that Okorocha, the outgoing governor, had won the (s)election. However, …

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APC infighting gets ugly: Oshiomhole calls Okorocha a “huge embarrassment”

3 November 2018 Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, addressed the media yesterday following the submission of the party’s list of governorship candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 (s)election.  That list didn’t include governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law Uche Nwosu, chosen by the governor to succeed him.  The APC ticket went to Senator Hope …

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Who is the force behind Rochas Okorocha’s woes in Imo State?

2 November 2018 Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, who completes his second term in office next year, had grand plans to be succeeded by his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu.  But it appears those plans have been derailed by some players in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Nwosu appears to have failed in securing the APC ticket for the governorship, with …

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