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Okorocha’s treacherous Owerri roads

25 August 2018 Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha’s treachery in impoverishing his state through brazen looting has already been chronicled on numerous occasions by Naijiant.com.  But negotiating the roads of Owerri once the city experiences a spot of rain has become as treacherous as Okorocha’s misrule, where drivers are constantly taking their lives in their hands on flooded streets without …

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1,000 naira each shared to attendees at APC’s “mega rally” for Buhari in Owerri

4 July 2018 Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha treated All Progressives Congress (APC) bigwigs yesterday to what was tagged a “Southeast Mega Rally” for President Muhammadu Buhari. Attendees included the new national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, Kano State governor Umar Ganduje, former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) acting chairman Ali Modu Sheriff and others. A source at the event …

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The political gang-up against Rochas Okorocha’s dynastic plans

Many Nigerians would have heard by now about the ward congress of the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that went down last Saturday, much to the dissatisfaction of incumbent governor Rochas Okorocha.  What many people may not know is what was at the root of the controversy in which one group claimed victory in the congress, …

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Nigeria’s emerging reality

Posit: if you’re from certain states in today’s Nigeria, you cannot aspire to the highest office in the land. There are stories making the rounds among various politically aware groups that the former governor of Lagos state, and APC chieftain, Bola Tinubu is considering a presidential run in 2023, and will as a result is open to supporting the second …

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Kanu “storms” Owerri, Okorocha “picks race”

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) addressed a massive rally in Owerri, the Imo State capital yesterday. Kanu and IPOB want southeastern Nigeria, which includes Imo State, to be allowed to secede from the rest of the country via a referendum and to become the independent state of Biafra.  This obviously puts him at …

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