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August 14, 2018

Imo: Orlu should give other zones chance to produce next governor – Ejike Uche

  …Blasts Imo Government Chief Chris Ejike Uche, Deputy National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP has thrown his weight behind zoning in Imo State. In an interview with journalists in Owerri at the weekend, Chief Uche said, “Anybody that does not believe in zoning should not clamour for Igbo presidency or talk of Igbo being marginalized in the country.” “In the spirit of fairness and equity, no Orlu person should be given the mandate to become the next governor of Imo State. That is my stand and that of the majority of people from Orlu zone. Owerri and…

UPP blasts Okigwe traditional rulers for endorsing Buhari

… Condemns attack on Ohanaeze Ndigbo leader The United Progressive Party (UPP) has condemned in very strong terms, the recent statement endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari for second term, by traditional rulers of Okigwe Zone. The party reminded such natural rulers and custodians of the people’s culture, norms and tradition, that they are expected to be neutral in politics. UPP’s great concern and embarrassment over the purported endorsement of Muhammadu Buhari for a second term by Okigwe Traditional rulers were contained in a release signed by the Deputy National Chairman of the party, Chief Chris Ejike Uche (Dimkpasaa). “We are pained…

Imo Guber Polls: APGA, UPP call for cancellation of results

  The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo State has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) rejecting the gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections held in the State on Saturday, April 11, 2015 and called for their total cancellation. In a petition addressed to the State Resident Electoral Commissioner, (REC) Signed by their State Chairman, Barr (Sir) Peter Ezeobi, APGA maintained that the results do not reflect the true picture of the voting that took place. “As witnessed by our agents, the voters, observers, and the media, the elections were characterized by voter intimidation, violence, including the shooting…

UPP Presidential Train Storms Assumpta Cathedral – Keep your promises

Keep your promises – Archbishop Obinna tells Chekwas Okorie The Most Rev. Anthony Obinna, Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, has told the presidential candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Dr. Chekwa Okorie, to ensure that he keeps his promises, as contained in his “Revolutionary Agenda”, if he wins the February 14 presidential election. Speaking while receiving the presidential hopeful and his team at Assumpta Secretariat on Wednesday, January 21, Archbishop Obinna regretted that most Nigerian politicians make fantastic promises during campaigns which they hardly keep on assumption of office. He commended Chief Okorie for his laudable programme and hoped that…

Osmond Foundation builds N5.5m bungalow for homeless widow

It was incredible, unbelievable but true and all tears of joy from a homeless widow, and mother of three, Mrs. Glory Adanna Nwosu, as she received the keys to a self-contained three-bedroom bungalow built for her by the Osmond Foundation at Avu in Owerri West L.G.A. Prince Nnamdi Ugwuezuonu, who represented the Chairman of the Foundation, Dr. Sir Osmond Imo Ukanacho, said that the gesture was in reponse to the pathetic story of how, lack of a house in their village Avu to live,had forced Mrs. Nwosu and her children to stay back at Sapele for some years now after…