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PUBLISHED BY EVERGREENNEWSONLINE EDITORIAL TEARM  OFFICE OF THE HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER  MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES   IMO STATE, NIGERIA AN ADDRESS PRESENTED BY HON. CHIEF DR. LAMBERT ORISAKWE, THE HON. COMMISSIONER FOR AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES, ON THE FLAG OFF DISTRIBUTION OF FARM INPUTS BY THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTUREContinue Reading

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    Those peddling the rumour that the South East is disunited, have been advised to think of better things to say because Ndigbo has the highest stake in Nigeria. Governor Hope Uzodinma gave the advice weekend when he played host to the Coalitumion of Northern Groups in Government House,Continue Reading

Algeria president Sacks employment minister oucef

Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday sacked Employment Minister Ahmed Chawki Fouad Acheuk Youcef, his office offering no reason for the move.   Tebboune “today signed a decree ending Mr Ahmed Chawki Fouad Acheuk Youcef’s tenure as works, labour, employment and social security minister,” the presidency said in a statementContinue Reading

presidency explain why Nigeria still sells electricity to Togo,Niger, Benin amid persistent blackout

The Presidency has explained why despite the fact that power generated in Nigeria is insufficient, the country still distributes electricity to Togo, Niger and Benin. The Presidency said the distribution of electricity to the neighboring countries was due to Multilateral Energy Sales Agreement with their governments so that they wouldContinue Reading

Buhari Expresses Concern Over New Regional Currency

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the decision by regional francophone countries to replace CFA Franc with a regional common currency, Eco, ahead of other member states. Buhari cautioned his counterparts in Ecowas bloc of possible dangers brought by Eco if not well-thought-out. “It gives me an uneasyContinue Reading

Nigeria's economic growth will contracts further in 2020 says (IMF)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday said the Nigerian economy will contract by 5.4 per cent in 2020. The Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department at the organisation, Gita Gopinath, announced the projection during an online press conference on the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) Wednesday. The new projection,Continue Reading

HOPE UZODIMMA

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Edo State. astor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Edo State.   Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee and Imo State Governor, Senator HopeContinue Reading

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Former governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha has challenged the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to publish details of the bank accounts where it recovered from him (Okorocha) N7.9 billion. Okorocha who is representing Imo West senatorial district, in a statement in Owerri, through his Special Adviser on Media,Continue Reading

Buhari

Fellow Nigerians,    The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day provides us an opportunity to reflect on our journey as a nation, our achievements and struggles.    It is a day to honour our founding fathers who toiledContinue Reading

orji uzo kalu

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has returned to the Senate after spending six months in jail on allegations of corruption. Senator Orji arrived at the National Assembly on Tuesday and is attending plenary. Speaking to journalists before entering the SenateContinue Reading

YEMI

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the multi-million naira international yam market in Zaki-Biam, Ukum Council, Benue State, promising that the Federal government will provide roads and street lights in the market. Prof. Osinbajo, who performed the virtual commissioning from Abuja, said that Zaki Biam market accounted for over 70Continue Reading

PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari could not address the nation on May 29. The party said that President Buhari did not address the nation on the May 29 Inauguration day because he must have assessed his administration and rightly adjudged it a failure.Continue Reading

Rauf

The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement on Monday via a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah. While congratulating Nigerians at home andContinue Reading

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  Imo State House of Assembly Speaker, Mr Chiji Collins, has revealed in a statement on Thursday, May 21 that it was necessary for the house to make a huge sacrifice of approving the bill which will stop former speakers and ex-governors from receiving pensions and other entitlement for the benefit andContinue Reading

-WAY-OFRIGHT

  The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), on Thursday commended Governors and Houses of Assemby of Imo and Ekiti states for the implementation of the approved Right-of-Way (ROW) price. Ajibola Olude, Secretary of the Association, gave the commendation in a statement in Lagos. He hailed the orders issuedContinue Reading

COVID

  Nigeria has recorded 226 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 6,401. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this late on Tuesday. According to the agency, of the 226 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 25 are in Ogun, while 15Continue Reading

Hope

Governor Uzodinma, through his media aide Oguwike Nwachuku, has denied paying herdsmen N8m for alleged missing cows – The Imo state governor described the allegations as fake news sponsored by the opposition PDP – Uzodinma urged the people of Imo state and members of the public generally to be waryContinue Reading

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Governor Hope Uzodimma has claimed to be the reincarnate of the former governor of the state, Samuel Mbakwe – The Imo state governor noted that both he and the late Mbakwe share a lot in common – According to Uzodinma, the prayers of Imo state people was answered following hisContinue Reading

SOUTH KOREA

  South Korea returned largely to normal Wednesday as workers went back to offices, and museums and libraries reopened under eased social distancing rules after new coronavirus cases dropped to a trickle. The South endured one of the worst early outbreaks of the disease outside China and while it neverContinue Reading

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  The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, Monday revealed the plan of his government to arraign in court those behind the payroll fraud discovered in Imo civil service. Uzodinma disclosed this at the Government House in Owerri, while swearing into office, the acting President of the state Customary Court ofContinue Reading

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  Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has appointed Justice Matthew Njoku as the Acting President of the Customary Court of Appeal of Imo State. The appointment is with immediate effect. Uzodimma, in a letter he personally signed on Thursday, April 30, 2020, communicated the appointment to Justice Njoku. UzodimmaContinue Reading

FMC FACILITIES

  The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owerri, in Imo says the index case of COVID-19 is currently receiving treatment at its isolation center, says the hospital spokesperson, Mrs Jacinta Achonu. Achonu made the confirmation in Owerri on Sunday while briefing newsmen on the first report of Coronavirus case in theContinue Reading

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 Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr Muhammad Bello has asked wealthy individuals and philanthropists to assist the FCT with palliatives in order to ease the suffering of the masses. Bello made this appeal in Abuja while receiving a donation of food items and other personal protective equipment from theContinue Reading

RAMATU

  Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents particularly the target demography for its Palliatives, that the items would get to them as they cannot be diverted to anyone. The minister who had last week placed a curse on anyoneContinue Reading

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday said Imo State has recorded its first case of coronavirus (COVID-19). The centre also said that Nigeria recorded 87 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday including the one recorded in Imo state, a development which has taken the number of activeContinue Reading

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The Nigerian Government has said there is no acceptable circumstance under which Nigerians in China can be racially discriminated against.  The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Geoffrey Onyeama on Thursday 23rd April, 2020, disclosed the government’s stand while speaking in response to questions about Nigerians in the UK beingContinue Reading

babagana

Three more cases have been confirmed in Borno State, one of which is an Internally Displaced Person. The IDP was identified during contact tracing of an earlier confirmed case, and tracked to an Internally Displaced Camp where he lives and invited for isolation. He was there after tested along sideContinue Reading

chikwe

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Mr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has explained why the agency is not doing door to door testing for the COVID-19. According to him, door-to-door testing is currently not a realistic strategy for the over 200 million Nigerians in the country. The strategy,Continue Reading

rochas

  The Senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, handed over thousands of food items as palliatives to twelve local government areas in his senatorial district. Okorocha through his Special Adviser on Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, said that the palliatives were only for the vulnerables in Imo West senatorialContinue Reading

soldiers

  Nigerian soldiers reportedly clashed with some angry mobs in Mgbala Agwa community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo state following a breach of an agreement by oil companies operating in the community. According to the report, the chaos started after some oil companies operating in the Mgbala community refused toContinue Reading

EMEKA AND HOPE

  Imo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused Governor Hope Uzodinma of looking for the legitimacy that has eluded him since he stole the mandate given the party and has been spreading falsehood against his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha, and the seven-month administration that many still remember with some nostalgia.Continue Reading

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  His Excellency, Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has appointed Mr. Dan Okoro, a retired Commissioner of Police (CP) as his special adviser on security. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser to the Governor, Mr. Oguwike Nwachuku, said Okoro comes into the job with a huge experienceContinue Reading

SADIYA

The Federal Government is set to expand the social register for palliative distribution by employing digital models including the use of Bank Verification Number (BVN). The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja, while responding to questions at Presidential Task Force briefingContinue Reading

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on Friday, Nigeria’s health minister, Osagie Ehanire, joined other members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to provide updates on steps the country is taking to combat the pandemic. Below are the six most important things he said: 1. Number of cases will continue to increase Nigeria is nowhereContinue Reading

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By  ogadimma sussan,in owerri ,IMO STATE. Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State  has given a herculean task to  Chuck Chukuemeka, the new commissioner of finance, to  bring  out  all that is in his arsenal  and work towards a sharp spike in the state’s internally generated revenue (IGR). The work is seenContinue Reading

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  Imo State government, on Wednesday, said it has saved N300 million pensioners funds by sacking the consultant contracted by the short-lived administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, made this known in Owerri, adding that government was able to save the amountContinue Reading

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Imo state government denies plans to rename university after Abba Kyari 12 hours ago 2918 views by  Oluwatobi Bolashodun – Plans to rename the Imo State University after late Abba Kyari have been dismissed by the Imo state government – Oguwike Nwachuku, the chief press secretary to the governor, describedContinue Reading

UZODINMA

Imo state governor his exellency Hope Uche Uzodinma has made a step of choosing some politcal calibas that will work together with him. This are some  ways of repaying the people of the state for the confidence and trust they have to reposed on him since he assumed office. GovernorContinue Reading

NCDC

Thirty-eight new cases of #COVID19 have been recorded;  says the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC Has announced that its number of coronavirus pandemic in the country recorded  newly has increased to thirty-eight. According to evergreen newsonline, this was confirmed by The Nigeria Disease Country  (NCDC ). The Chairman ofContinue Reading

sanwo olu

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has vowed to prosecute victims of COVID-19 who lied to health professionals about their travel history. The governor disclosed this during a press briefing on Monday. Sanwo-Olu revealed that the state executive council has resolved to prosecute people found guilty of this, adding that fourContinue Reading

Ben ayade

The Cross River State Government on Monday began the monthly payment of 30,000 stipends to beneficiaries of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) as a way to cushion effect of COVID-19 lockdown on poor residents. The disbursement is in collaboration with the World Bank. Commissioner for International DevelopmentContinue Reading

NCDC boss

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday said it has tested 8,003 samples for COVID-19 in the country. The information was contained in the NCDC’s COVID-19 situation report dated April 19, 2020. The report noted that 9,233 have been identified as ‘People of Interest’ with about 98 perContinue Reading

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One of the largest private hospitals in Lagos, St. Nicholas, has shut down its Lagos Island branch. In a statement signed by its clinical director, Ebun Bamgboye, the hospital said the decision was as a result of exposure to COVID-19. The hospital also said it has contacted the Nigeria CentreContinue Reading

PORTS AIR

Airports in Nigeria will not be reopened on April 23rd as earlier scheduled. Instead, they will remain shut for two more weeks, a statement from the Ministry of Aviation said on Monday. “As a result of the extension on lockdown by Mr President, it is no longer possible for usContinue Reading