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June 21, 2018

Imo govt suspends 10 monarchs over alleged disobedience, indiscipline

Government’s position was made public via a press statement endorsed by the Secretary to the Government of Imo State, Sir George Eche, and repeatedly aired on the channels of government owned electronic media oufit, Imo Broadcasting Corporation, IBC. According to the terse government statement, the monarchs were suspended for alleged disobedience, indiscipline and active participation in partisan politics. The affected royal fathers include Eze Ben Nwaneri of Owubinubi Autonomous Community, Ikeduru Local Government Area; Eze Clifford Amadi of Amawuihe Ubomiri Autonomous Community in Mbaitoli Local Government Area and Eze V. O. Ahamefule of Oboro Amurie Autonomous Community in Isu Local…

Newspaper Publishers walk-out on Governor Okorocha

  Members of the Imo-State Newspaper Publishers Association (INPA), Tuesday staged a walk —out on the governor of Imo-State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, over alleged neglect, which they claimed has been going on for a very long time. Sources said that the governor was fond of inviting them to meetings, but would always arrive to the meeting point behind schedule, but INPA has to put a stop to that, even as they berated Okorocha for always inviting them for meetings alongside, employees of the media, since they are employers in the industry. It was supposed to be a breakfast meeting between…

Igwe, Odibo returned as Imo NUJ Chair, Scribe

  Chief (Sir) Innocent Igwe of the Imo Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) Chapel has been re-elected as the Chairman of the Imo State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). He polled a total of 154 votes to beat his challenger, Mr. Christian Nwokocha of the Correspondents Chapel who got 30 votes. The Council Secretary, Rtn. Emma Odibo of the Announcer Express Chapel also defeated his opponent, Mr. Chris Ekweariri of the State Information Chapel to be elected for a second term.  Rtn. Odibo scored 115 votes as against 55 scored by Ekweariri to be declared winner. Chief Chris Akaronye of…