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Rochas feeling the heat

Thousands of Imo State women surrounded Government House Owerri yesterday in protest againt governor Rochas Okorocha’s misrule. The women were up in arms over retired teachers being owed pensions for eight months, among other things. It needed the intervention of soldiers to disperse the women. Follow @naijiant

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Result before (s)election

Our man in Owerri has revealed that governor Rochas Okorocha offered the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) 2bn Naira (roughly $1m) to “write” the result of the vote for the governor.  Okorocha was also open to “top up” the amount if the RECe felt it wasn’t enough. The REC was asked to write whatever result Okorocha wanted and that the …

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“Alhaji” Rochas Okorocha’s plan for 2019

Our man “on ground” claims that Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha has his eyes on a 2019 run for president. He has been secretly seeking the support of influential Muslim northern Nigerians.  But they allegedly told him that they would only support his bid if he could “sensitise” more Igbos towards Islam and Muslims, making them more sympathetic to the …

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