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Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Frank Nneji Founder of ABC Transport Declares for Imo State Governorship in Style; Promises To Boost The Economy in Creative Ways

Ace businessman and founder of the Nationally famous ABC Transport Company Mr Frank Nneji yesterday (Sept. 1 2018) officially declared his intention to be the next governor of Imo state in Nigeria.
The billionaire businessman organized a press conference yesterday, Saturday 1st of September 2018 at Egbu in Owerri , Imo state, where he outlined his various plans and road maps towards saving the state from the current situation and making it greater.
Among the highlights of his plans was to make the leadership less expensive and use the money saved to build better infrastructure.
Mr Frank Nneji will contest for Imo State Governorship uder the All Progressives Grand Alliance Political Party 
GistGate.com which was among the official media brands at the event reports Mr Frank Nneji as haven said that a government covoy that has more than 5 or six cars is unnecessary spending of state resources.
Mr Frank Nneji also spoke about looking more within for sources of the required money needed for service different projects of the state through better and creative ways of boosting the internally generated revenue of the state and judiciously utilizing the IGR.

More details soon. Stay connected to GistGate.com on web and social.










Imo State Women Said to be Going for Political Rally Found Doing This

Photos have emerged of some Imo state women reportedly pushing the buses they  boarded to a rally from the organized by a political leader of the state. The buses were said to have got stuck due to the deplorable condition of the road which the state and federal government have both failed to fix irrespective of the importance of the route.
See more pictures below.

Words on social media have it that the women were on their way to a rally in support of the Governorhsip bid of Chief Uche Nwosu, the current Imo State chief of staff and Son-in-law of Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha who has been criticized largely for misappropriation of state funds "familiocracy" and embezzlement among other things.


Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Dr. Linus Okorie's Governorship Bid and the Youths of Imo State

Sat 18th August, 2019  Dr. Linus Okorie a Frontline Imo Gubernatorial Aspirant under the platform of Young Progressive Party had a conversation with Imo.

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Photos from Acting President Osinbajo's visit to Rwanda for Inauguration of President Kagame | @PaulKagame


Newly elected President Paul Kagame of Rwanda was sworn in yesterday, August 18th 2017, and Nigeria's acting President was there to offer his congratulations to the people of Rwanda in Kigali the capital of Rwanda. More photos below...

APC and Buhari are Number one beneficiaries of HATE SPEECH - Gov. Fayose

Fayose
According to the statement by controversial Ekiti state governor, the attempt by the Nigerian Federal government to classify Hate Speech as act of terrorism may be to silence opposition and media from speaking against them. He also emphasized that the All Progressive Congress (APC) and President Buhari are the number one beneficiaries of hate speech and thus should apologize to Nigeria before criminalizing the same.
“When the APC was looking for power, several provocative statements were made. Nigerians have yet to forget President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘the dog and the baboon would all be soaked in blood’ hate speeches and the threat by the APC to form a parallel government,” he said.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Is Senator Dino Melaye this bad? Website says he is talkative, tells lots of lies and has no sense

Facebook user Ijeoma took the viral testony test that is trending on Facebook to see which of the Nigerian politicians she is like and she got this.
The test says "Dino Melaye of Kogi who has been in power tussle with his people talks too much, tells a lot of lies and makes no sense"
Lol. What a site!

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Majority Endorse Sack of Senator Dino Melaye

Majority of electorates in Kogi West have voted for the recall of their Senator, Dino Melaye, from the national assembly.
The pro- Dino’s recall group said on Monday that they have gathered 188,588 signatures out of the 360,098 registered voters in Kogi West representing 52% percent required for his removal.

Saturday, 17 June 2017

I am the next Nigerian President - Ekiti State Governor Fayose

2019 is fast approaching and many eyes are set on the presidential seat. The controversial Governor of Ekiti State Nigeria, Ayo Fayose, has unofficially declared for presidency come 2019.
Yesterday, June 16th, the governor boasted that he has the penchant of taking over power from incumbents and come 2019, he will take away power from President Muhammadu Buhari.
Speaking to newsmen, he said he is the best man for the seat and Ekiti people are solidly with him.

Araraume Kicks off Guber Campaign, Visits Nkwerre LGA

 APC Chieftain and former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ifeanyichukwu Godwin Araraume have kicked off his Governorship campaign to be the next governor of Imo State, Nigeria.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

What Crime Did I Commit - Former Imo State Governor Cries Out

                 
Yesterday, the former Imo state governor who is seeking for a second "One More Tenure" wrote on his Facebook page:
But what is my crime? What is Ikedi Ohakim's crime? Ikedi Ohakim says that bitter truth that everybody is afraid of saying and tomorrow he is tagged as arrogant that is Ikedi Ohakim's crime. Sometimes when I read what people write on social media against me I cannot help but laugh at their ignorance.

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Governor Rochas Okorocha Rejects Federal Appointment of His Daughter

                                
Imo state governor's daughter Uju Okorocha Anwuka who go married to Mr Uzoma Anwuka son of Professor Anthony Anwuka who is Minister of Education State, was given a federal appointment this week as a member of the Board of Federal College of Education Umoku. 
The news of the appointment raised eyebrows in some quarters as some saw it as a family affair and not meritorious appointment. 

Friday, 26 May 2017

Photos: Governor Rochas Okorocha, Badaru and others at the FEC meeting yesterday

Chairman of South East Nigerian Governors Forum and Governor of Imo state Hos Excellency Rochas Okorocha pictured alongside others including Jigawa state governor Alh. Ababakar Badaru yesterday at the Federal Executive  Council Meeting in Abuja. More  pictures below

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Pete Edochie, Ikedi Ohakim, Jim Iyke and others meet in honour of late Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe may be dead but his legacies live on. University  of Nigeria, Nsukka yesterday  hosted  some influential Nigerians who converged for what was called International Conference of Professor Chinua Achebe.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Wow! See the Beautiful Car Imo state Chief of Staff Gave His Friend

The car is a Lexus ES 350. According to online price it is worth $40,000 that is approximately N14,400,000.
The Imo Chief of Staff Honourable Uche Nwosu yesterday, May 23, rewarded his dear friend and colleague for years with a brand new Lexus salon car for his unflinching  loyalty and support  over the years. Reports have it that the man who received  the token of appreciation rode in a tricycle on his wedding day (not confirmed from him). He is also the coordinator of Imo My Pride initiative of the Governor Rochas Okorocha Government.

Imo state youth claims he was almost blinded by security men of Imo state Deputy Chief of Staff

Nigeria: An Imo state youth by name Nwama  Smith who is a leader deputy speaker of Imo Youth Paliament (an Imo state youth movement) has accused the security details of the Imo Deputy Chief of Staff of almost blinding him in one eye.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Sacked boss says President Donald Trump told him to drop investigation of General Flynn on Russian ties

Comey
Former FBI director James Comey has accused President Donald Trump of asking him to close a federal investigation into sacked general Mike Flynn during a February 14 meeting in the Oval Office. Mike Flynn was the former National Security Adviser who was sacked 23 days after appointment after revelations emerged that he was trying to lift US sanctions against Russia.

I have not arrested anybody since I became governor - Gov Rochas Okorocha

"Since I became your governor, I have never ordered the police, DSS, Army or any other security agency to arrest anyone in the state"  Owelle Rochas Okorocha was quoted by his aide on ICT, Mr IK Ogbonna,  He said it yesterday at the Expanded Security Council Meeting holding in Government House with traditional rulers in attendance. Pictures below

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

N125 Billion to be spent by Nigeria's National Assembly in 2017. See their budget as made public

After years of suffering many criticisms for keeping her budget secret, the Nigerian National As­sembly has at last, opened up its annual bud­get for public consumption in the 2017 fiscal year.
This was as the apex legislative body increased its own budget for 2017 to N125 billion from the N115 billion appropriated in 2016. This means that an increment of N10 billion was made to the budget of the National Assembly.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Rochas and El-Rufai for Presidency 2019? Nigerians react

Rochas and El-Rufai
 Nigerians are reacting the the probability of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state running for Presidency in 2019 with Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state being his running mate come 2019 national elections in Nigeria. Facebook user and Youth Assembly of Nigeria speaker Samuel Godstime posted the thought on Facebook. Below are reactions. What do you think?

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Magu is EFCC boss with or without senate approval - VP Osinbajo

Ibrahim Magu EFCC
The Nigerian Vice  President Yemi Osinbajo has insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari has every right to retain the embattled Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) acting chairman , Mr. Ibrahim Magu , whose nomination has been rejected by the Senate two times.

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