Ihedioha Shut Down Every Transactions Bank and non-bank financial institutions

The Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, shut down every financial transaction in the state, till further notice. Twenty-four hours after he was sworn in as the governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has ordered financial institutions not to honor any withdrawal instruction by cheques or transfers written in the name of the state government. Emeka Ihedioha Ihedioha through his Special Adviser on Media, Steve Osuji, disclosed this in a statement to newsmen in Owerri. However, the newly sworn-in governor did not give reasons for the instruction. It also warned that…

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INAUGURAL SPEECH OF HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, KSC, GOVERNOR, IMO STATE, OWERRI ON 29TH MAY, 2019.

Protocols: Ndi-Imo ndi Nwem, it is with great humility and gratitude to God Almighty that I stand here before you today, grateful for the trust and confidence you have bestowed on me and the Deputy Governor, Hon. (Engr.) Gerald Irona, by entrusting the leadership of our dear State to us at this auspicious time in our history.  It has been a long journey. A journey that has been guided by divine favour and the endeavours of so many. We would not be here today but for the enormous sacrifices and…

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Ihedioha Vows To Step On Toes, In The Next Four Years As governor… … Avoid sycophants, political jobbers and 419ers…Nnia Nwodo

The new Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, sounded a note of warning to Imolites, saying he would step on toes in his style of governance. Ihedioha disclosed this in Owerri, during the Ahiajoku Lecture held at IMO Trade and Investment Centre. The incoming Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has vowed to step on toes in the next four years. Ihedioha said he would step on toes to ensure that the state worked. He disclosed that he was set to move the state further than others in the country. Ihedioha…

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Gov. Okorocha leaving N300bn debt for Ihedioha…PDP …Do Not Fight Me Okorocha Warns New Imo Government

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Imo State chapter, has accused the outgoing Governor, Rochas Okorocha, of leaving the state in very bad shape, with a liability of N300 billion. The PDP explained this in Owerri that Okorocha incurred over N100 billion debt and abandoned projects worth more than N200 billion across the state. The publicity secretary, Damian Opara, was reacting to the claim by Okorocha that he was leaving over N42 billion for the incoming administration of PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha.  According to PDP, Okorocha’s claim was unverifiable, baseless and bad precedence…

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Osinbajo Tasks NGE On Media Professionalism, Journalists Welfare

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, called on leaders of Nigeria’s media industry to rise up against bastardization of the profession.  Osinbajo represented by his spokesman, Mr. Laolu Akande, at the 2019 Biennial convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) in Lagos, called on professionals to evolve strategies to take back the media space infiltrated by unethical practices with the advent of the social media. He said that the advent of the new media had increased misinformation through the spread of fake news and other negative reports that often caused confusion,…

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NGE Will Continue To Provide Training, Direction For Members -Egbemode … NGE Re-elects New Exco For Another Two- Year term.

The leadership of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) says its financial status is “fertile” in spite of increasing operational expenses. NGE President, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, said this in her welcome address at the guild’s 2019 biennial convention in Lagos. The theme of the convention is “Media Convergence as Strategy for Survival.”  Egbemode said that the union had commenced the construction of an N500 million commercial plaza expected to serve as space for Abuja Editors and rental accommodation for some businesses. She said: “This current Exco inherited N50 million from…

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Ihedioha Warned Banks To Stop New Transactions With Out-Going Governor Rochas Okorocha…

Emeka Ihedioha, Imo Governor-elect has warned banks and other financial institutions against illegal dealings with out-going governor Rochas Okorocha. He warned financial institutions to stop new transactions with the state government or do so at their own peril.  Ihedioha said this at a media interaction at his residence in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The governor-elect warned that Okorocha could be plotting dirty deals with the financial institution to siphon state funds before the May 29 handover. He said new transactions would increase chances of illegal activities and jeopardize the financial…

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Key Things Speakers Told The Audience At the 2018 Vice-Presidential debate.

  Mr. Peter Obi of People Democratic Party (PDP), Yemi Osinbajo of All Progressives Congress(APC),  Mrs. Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Mrs. Umma Getso of Young Progressives Party (YPP) and  Mr. Ganiyu Galadima who represents the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), organised by Nigeria Election Debate Group, NEDB and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON)   The five vice presidential aspirants including Nigeria’s Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo addressed the audience at the 2018 Vice-Presidential debate held at Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, the discussion became aligned to the best ways to…

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Lalong Harps on Potenial of Culture, Tourism on Socio-E

Culture and tourism can be used to drive and transform the socio-economic fortunes of Plateau State in particular and Nigeria in general if well harnessed. These were the submission of the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong and other tourism and culture experts at the first Plateau Tourism Conference held in Jos with the theme, “Unlocking the Vast Potential of Tourism as a Financing Option for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development.” This position was further re-echoed by the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe while delivering a…

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FG’s Visa On –Arrival Policy Yielding Fruits says Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government’s Visa-On-Arrival Policy has started yielding Fruits, especially in the tourism sector which has been boosted by the policy. The Minister made the assertion in Abuja, when he received members of the Latin America Motorcyclists Association (LAMA), who is in Nigeria for a tour of heritage sites and other tourist attractions in the country. ”All our visitors here today got the visa on arrival. That shows that the Federal Government’s visa-on-arrival policy is working,” he said.  Mohammed…

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