Politics

Gov. Peter Obi of Anambra State has been accused of funding a grand plot to whittle down the influence of his Imo State counterpart, Gov. Rochas Okorocha with a view to scuttling his presidential ambition in 2015.
An ally of Gov. Okorocha, Chief Ceejay Ezebuiro made the allegation on Thursday in an interview in Owerri.
Ezebuiro, president of Friends of Rochas Organization (FORO) stated that the uninformed would think that the crisis rocking All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is aimed at ousting the National Chairman, Chief Victor Umeh without knowing that it is targeted at Okorocha.

 

Flood has become a reoccurring headline on newspapers in the country, one natural disasters Nigerians have never dreamt of witnessing like we have seen it this year.

Imo state is also hit in Oguta Local Government Area and below are some of the sites hit by the flood

Says: Fellow governors are being insulted for my achievements

 

Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has denied being a stingy or wicked governor.

This is against the backdrop of the myriad of complaints by the people of the state including family members of the governor of stifling the state's economy.

Imo State government is to receive N400million from the federal government to cushion the hardship foisted on her citizens by flood.

President Goodluck Jonathan announced the largesse in a nationwide television and radio broadcast on Tuesday.

President Jonathan disclosed that government would donate a total of N17.6billion to the flooded states and some federal agencies charged with disaster management.