Latest News, Events and Happenings in Imo News.en-us7.4m pupils benefitting from school feeding programme—Osinbajo President, Yemi Osinbajo, says that no fewer than 7.4 million pupils are benefitting from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Federal Government.Osinbajo, represented by Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to Government of t <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Imo state needs 20 universities, Okorocha tells Lazarus Muoka Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that the State needs not less than 20 Universities to take care of the teeming population of qualified JAMB applicants from the state who are yearly denied admissions because of certain unfavour <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Dapchi Girls: Buhari has shown strong leadership— Okorocha Chinonso AlozieOWERRI &mdash;IMO State governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, described the release of over 100 abducted Dapchi school girls in Yobe State by Boko Haram as a sign of strong leadership under President Muhammadu Buhari. OkorochaOkor <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: Other guber aspirants move to endorse Nwosu Chinonso AlozieOWERRI&mdash;INDICATIONS have emerged that other governorship aspirants in Imo State gubernatorial poll under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, are ready to endorse Okorocha&#8217;s son-in-law, Mr Uche Nwosu. Uche Nwo <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Igbo In The Politics Of Nigeria, by Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi me acknowledge without any reservation whatsoever, that I am honored by the invitation to deliver this year&rsquo;s convocation lecture from an outstanding institution named after the great Zik of Africa. In the course of this lecture, with the t <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ambode, Ooni Of Ife, Okorocha, others to grace ‘My Heritage My Pride’ & Sisi Oge 2018 is now set for the 11th edition of the Annual most exclusive cultural event &ldquo;My Heritage, My Pride &#038; Sisi Oge&rdquo;, Africa&rsquo;s biggest most exclusive Cross-cultural Event &#038; Award Festival.Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Again, APC NEC members reaffirm tenure extension for party excos Omeiza AjayiABUJA &#8211; Despite isolated pockets of resistance to its decision granting a one year tenure extension to the National Working Committee NWC, states and local governments party executives, the National Executive Committee NEC of th <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Stella Oduah: Why Igbo deserve the South East Development Commission a National case for my regional development bill at the SenateThe truth is&#8202;&mdash;&#8202;that every part of Nigeria suffers one form of neglect or the other but some are more unequally yoked than the others. A case in point are the Igbo <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Amaechi, Ohanaeze disagree over Igbo presidency Vincent UjumaduAWKA&mdash;MINISTER of Transport, Chief Chibuike Amaechi and the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, yesterday, disagreed on the quickest way for the Igbo to produce president. While Amaechi, who was the convoca <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Three days with The Oranmiyan (2) Mohammed AdamuIF &lsquo;governance&rsquo; was &lsquo;rocket science&rsquo;, as politicians would have us believe, what I felt &ndash;after just three days of visit to the State of Osun- was that &lsquo;governance&rsquo; at last had met, in Govern <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Cosmetic governance Eddie MbadiweSOMETIME ago, I was on a flight from London Heathrow to Abuja. In the compartment next to mine sat a middle-aged English lady by name Janet. About an hour into this flight and I can&rsquo;t remember exactly how, a conversation develo <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Anti-development govs afraid of LGA autonomy—LP Chinonso AlozieOWERRI&mdash;A governorship aspirant of the Labour Party, LP, in Imo State, Mr. Tony Onyearugbulem, Wednesday, said state governors who rejected local government autonomy were against grassroots development. He spoke to newsmen in <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Supplementary measles immunisation begins in Imo Chinonso AlozieOWERRI&mdash;The Federal Ministry of Health has begun supplementary immunization against measles in Imo State.Speaking during a media sensitization campaign against measles in Owerri Wednesday, Mr. David Onyemuche Anya, Immunisatio <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019 presidential aspirant, Kingsley Moghalu pays condolence visit to Benue Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and an aspirant in the 2019 Presidential race paid a two-day visit to Benue following the recent attacks and unjust killings visited upon residents in the State. He wa <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Oil communities storm NASS, protest against land re-acquisition fees by Shell Henry UmoruABUJA&mdash;OIL Producing Communities under the aegis of Landlords of Shell Oil Producing Communities of Niger Delta, yesterday, stormed the National Assembly, protesting the non-payment of land owners by an oil company, Shell Petroleu <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100