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Keep Off New Speaker’s Office Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu Warns Aides

Keep Off New Speaker’s Office Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu Warns Aides

The reported brouhaha rocking the office of the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly over appointment of aides of his erstwhile assistants has prompt the immediate past Speaker, Benjamin Uwajumogu to call his aides to order by alerting them to stay clear of the office of the Speaker now occupied by newly-elected Acho Ihim. Clash […]

Imolites Celebrate Prof Onwuliri, As Ex-minister Rallies Support For GMB

Imolites Celebrate Prof Onwuliri, As Ex-minister Rallies Support For GMB

The calm atmosphere that has pervaded the Eastern heartland, Imo State, following the declaration of expected political and economic hardship by the State governor, Rochas Okorocha, at his second term inauguration came alive last Tuesday, 2nd June 2015 as Professor (Mrs.) Viola Onwuliri returned home from Abuja after a meritorious and patriotic service to the […]

Gov Rochas, Sen Araraume Flex Muscles Over New Imo Assembly Speaker

Gov Rochas, Sen Araraume Flex Muscles Over New Imo Assembly Speaker

The prediction by pundits that the political romance between the Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha and his new-found friend, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume will not last, is coming too early than expected as both political heavyweights try each other for size, as the race for Imo State House of Assembly Speakership position narrows down to […]

Imo Poly Rector Goes Tough On Erring

Imo Poly Rector Goes Tough On Erring

The Very Rev Fr Dr Wence Madu, Rector Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo, Ohaji has recently read riot act on lecturer, who collect illegal fees from student of the institution. Speaking to journalist in his office in Umuagwo campus Fr, Madu noted that the Polytechnic runs full frees education policy since the free education was introduced […]

Politics

Still on Governor Okorocha Vs Imo Royal Fathers: The Genesis of  the  Rumpus  (RELOADED)

Still on Governor Okorocha Vs Imo Royal Fathers: The Genesis of the Rumpus (RELOADED)

In my first viewpoint   on the   above   topic entitled “Governor Rochas Okorocha Vs Imo State Royal Fathers” which   was published   on   a number   of websites, I discussed this   topic   extensively. In that   analysis, I tried   to   draw a distinction   between   legal   justice   and   moral   justice. I said that   should   the     matter   escalate   to   a   full […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha @War Against Ndi Eze  Imo State: An Opinion

Governor Rochas Okorocha @War Against Ndi Eze Imo State: An Opinion

The Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers is   presently mired in a cesspool of turbulence as it teeters   on the brink of   cacophony   on the   controversial   issue   bordering on the alleged suspension of four traditional rulers and   the   impending trial   of more than 50 others. In this cacophony opinions   are   diverse   on   the   true   state   […]

Bola Tinubu: Before You Start Throwing Stones at President Buhari

Bola Tinubu: Before You Start Throwing Stones at President Buhari

I was shocked to read online that the National Leader of All Progressive Congress Party (APC), Mr. Bola Tinubu blasted Mr. President, General Muhammadu Buhari over his inability or failure to influence National Assembly elected members on their choice of Senate President and Deputy Senate President for the upper chamber, and then Speaker and Deputy […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha Inaugrates Imo 8th House, 3rd Assembly

Governor Rochas Okorocha Inaugrates Imo 8th House, 3rd Assembly

-Acho Ihim, Ugonna Ozuruigbo emerged Speaker, Deputy Speaker respectively The Imo State 8th House 3rd Assembly has been formally inaugurated. Governor Rochas Okorocha made the proclamation to this effect in a well-attended ceremony which took place at the renovated legislative complex on Thursday, June 11th 2015. Addressing the large crowd who graced the occasion, Governor […]

The Heartlander Interviews

Ken Ojiri, A Strong Factor In Imo Guber Race – Chris Nwokeji

Ken Ojiri, A Strong Factor In Imo Guber Race – Chris Nwokeji

Prince Chris Nwokeji has been a strong voice in Imo politics. He has been vocal on issues bothering on the interest of Imo citizens The United States based educationist insists that Imo now needs a man who has all it takes to re-build its chequered economy and put smile back to the faces of the […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha Not Sincere About Federal Government’s Projects In Imo State

Governor Rochas Okorocha Not Sincere About Federal Government’s Projects In Imo State

Prof Viola Onwuliri, Minister of State for Education, is a thorough-bred professional who has carved a niche for herself as a leading light in President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet. In this interview with Emmanuel Nwagboniwe, she spoke on the Federal government’s achievements in the educational sector and how these  feats have impacted on the states. She […]

Imo 2015: My plans, prospects and preparations – Chris Anyanwu

Imo 2015: My plans, prospects and preparations – Chris Anyanwu

Broadcast journalist and politician, Senator Chris Anyanwu was a refreshing face on Nigerian television in the early eighties with her unique reportage of the National Assembly, and subsequently, her gripping narratives of the dynamics of  the international energy market. Trained in American journalism schools, Anyanwu following her days at the NTA and stint as Commissioner […]

Apologise to Ndigbo now, Senator Hope Uzodimma asks Governor Murtala Nyako

Apologise to Ndigbo now, Senator Hope Uzodimma asks Governor Murtala Nyako

  SENATOR Hope Uzodimma has described as incredible and treasonable, Governor Murtala Nyako’s letter to 18 northern governors claiming that President Jonathan, being an Easterner, was using the excuse of Boko Haram to kill innocent Northerners. Senator Uzodimma said it was sad that a man who swore on oath to protect the interest of all […]

Business

7 SANs offer free legal services to Ndieze in Okorocha vs Imo Monarchs

7 SANs offer free legal services to Ndieze in Okorocha vs Imo Monarchs

The legal battle between some traditional rulers in Imo State and Governor Rochas Okorocha, has assumed another dimension as about seven Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, have indicated interest to offer free legal services to the monarchs, when the hearing of the suit begins on Tuesday, June, 23, 2015, at Owerri High Court 4. About […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha: Is It Right?

Governor Rochas Okorocha: Is It Right?

My heart is presently bleeding. I am in pains, just as other well meaning citizens of Imo State who reside in the State capital are in pains also. Two cult groups – THE VIKINGS and the BLACK AXE are at each other’s throat. They are seriously killing and maiming themselves and nobody seems to know […]

Arc. Franklin Okoli: One Year After

Arc. Franklin Okoli: One Year After

Exactly a year ago, (that is on the 3rd of June 2014) the Speaker of Imo state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu sent five armed men (cultists) to come and kill this writer at his residence at Plot 98 Ikenegbu Layout extension Owerri, Imo state. On reaching my house (compound), they met my […]

Free Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha Now

Free Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha Now

This is Citizen Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha . He is from Imo State in Nigeria. Iwuoha is an Owerri based human rights activist who accused the Speaker of Imo House of Assembly , Rt Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu of corruption. He has been in the Imo State prison Owerri since June 3rd 2014 on the orders of […]

Events

SINGLES & MARRIED  bi-monthly Seminar – AN APPEAL FOR SPONSORSHIP/PARTNERSHIP

SINGLES & MARRIED bi-monthly Seminar – AN APPEAL FOR SPONSORSHIP/PARTNERSHIP

Sequel to the moral, spiritual, physical, emotional & psychological “decay” ravaging contemporary marital bliss & relational courtship & in eagerness to “restore” their sanity, I most humbly appeal to YOU for Sponsorship to enable me take off with this bi-monthly Seminar tagged “SINGLES & MARRIED” to be held on Sat 18th July 2015 at NUJ […]

Anglican Church Honours Chioma Ohakim

Anglican Church Honours Chioma Ohakim

In recognition of her numerous efforts towards improving the members, the Holy Trinity Anglican Church of Umunuma, Okohia Parish in Isiala Mbano local government area of Imo state has conferred the immediate past First lady of the state, Barrister Chioma Ohakim mni, with her first ever Golden mother award. The epoch making event held at […]

Police Sacks Eze Samuel Ohiri from Imo Monarchs’ Office

Police Sacks Eze Samuel Ohiri from Imo Monarchs’ Office

Following the sack of Eze Samuel Agunwa Ohiri and the re-instatement of Eze (Dr) Cletus Illomuanya as the authentic chairman of Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers by the Supreme Court of Nigeria and the inability of Eze Ohiri to obey the court judgment and vacate the office of the chairman. Security agents were yesterday […]

Celebrating Speaker Benjamin Uwajumogu At 49

Celebrating Speaker Benjamin Uwajumogu At 49

By EMEKA AHANEKU…..08038812641 In the Igbo Folklore, the Iroko tree occupies a place of pride even in the tick forest. It is regarded as the King of trees. Due to its intimidating presence and dizzying height, climbing the tree is always difficult, if not impossible. You are at once intimidated by its extraordinary features but […]

Voice of Heartlanders

Guaranteeing “Stomach infrastructure” in time of change in Imo State

Guaranteeing “Stomach infrastructure” in time of change in Imo State

One cannot precisely say how the “Stomach-Infrastructure” Lexicon stealthily entered the Nigerian lingual sphere as a coinage. Available study shows that Nigerians may smade out the altruistic word by themselves to probably illustrate and refer to welfare scheme of sorts that guarantees food on their tables. The terminology from all indications posited a great deal […]

2015 MBAISE-USA ANNUAL CONVENTION: Hosting Ndiigbo Worldwide to a Cultural Carnival

2015 MBAISE-USA ANNUAL CONVENTION: Hosting Ndiigbo Worldwide to a Cultural Carnival

It is no longer news in some quarters that the first week of July is going to witness an unprecedented form of convention on the behest of UMUMBAISE IN USA as a cultural categorical assertion, definition of their identity and heritage. The convention would not only be a cultural reunion, it would be an economic […]

Imo State: When an Evil Man Is In Authority

Imo State: When an Evil Man Is In Authority

I read from the Daily Sun Newspaper edition of March 10th 2015 page 6, a statement credited to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State. The statement read thus, “The worst thing that can happen to a family is to have a bad father and the worst thing that can happen to a country is bad […]

Consciousness Beyond Death Part II

Consciousness Beyond Death Part II

What many have desired to know is what happens when one is dead. When one’s consciousness is directed away from physical reality, what image does it wear? Where does it go to and much more? From esoteric point of view, there is no one answer to the above in view of the fact that each […]

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Consciousness Beyond Death [Part 1]

Consciousness Beyond Death [Part 1]

“I have never failed to read your thoughtful and insightful research and articles in the newspapers. However I want you to react to the news going around in Aba, Abia state about a man who had just disappeared into the air because a man who knew him many years ago as a dead man saw […]

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Citizen Samuelson Congratulates New Imo Speaker – Rt. Hon. Chief (Dr.) Iheanacho Ihim

Citizen Samuelson Congratulates New Imo Speaker – Rt. Hon. Chief (Dr.) Iheanacho Ihim

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

…Cautions Him to Stay Away From Uwajumogu’s Aides Eminent socio-political crusader and emerging political icon in Imo State, Citizen Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha has congratulated the new speaker of Imo State House of Assembly the Rt. Hon. Chief (Dr.) Iheanacho Ihim (Onwa) on his elevation as the speaker of Imo State House of Assembly which took […]

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IMO STATE 8th HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY INAUGURATION: Who blinks first, Governor Okorocha or Senator   Ifeanyi Ararume?

IMO STATE 8th HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY INAUGURATION: Who blinks first, Governor Okorocha or Senator Ifeanyi Ararume?

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A press  release  from  the   Imo  State  Government  House  of  Assembly   has   confirmed  that   the   Imo  State  8th  House  of  Assembly  will  be    inaugurated   on   Thursday,11th, June at  the  State  House  of  Assembly  Complex  in  New Owerri. Never  before   has   the   position  of  who  becomes  Speaker  of  Imo  House  of  Assembly  generated   such   suspense  and   hysteria  in  the  political  evolution  of  Imo  State. In  2011  when  Governor   Okorocha   emerged   governor  […]

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Governor  Rochas Okorocha and Imo State Royal Fathers

Governor Rochas Okorocha and Imo State Royal Fathers

| June 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Igbo man has respect for traditional institution particularly those that have ancient or primordial standing with the ancestors. As a scholar who has just finished and defended his second PhD dissertation at the department of Religious Studies Imo State University whose Doctoral thesis is on ‘Symbolism in Igbo Traditional Religion’, I discovered that some […]

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For President Buhari to Succeed, Expectations Must Remain High – of him and of the people as well

For President Buhari to Succeed, Expectations Must Remain High – of him and of the people as well

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the conclusion of the 2015 elections in Nigeria, various postmortems were proffered as to why the Buhari-led All Peoples Congress (APC) practically obliterated (at the polls) the self-acclaimed largest party in Africa, which has ruled Nigeria in the last 16 years. Some blamed poor overall performance on the part of the PDP. Some said […]

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Conspiracy against Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu: A Plea to President Muhammadu Buhari

Conspiracy against Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu: A Plea to President Muhammadu Buhari

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

It pains me, it worries me and it disturbs me how some so called Igbo leaders would gather to conspire against the political progress of their own fellow Igbo sons and brothers. It is despicable to see some Igbo leaders tearing their political clothes of integrity and credibility before the public and wearing clothes of […]

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Benjamin Uwajumogu: So Where Is He Now?

Benjamin Uwajumogu: So Where Is He Now?

| June 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

General Naaman was a War General. He was a great Army General of the Syrian Army. He was actually the country’s Chief of Army staff. He was globally respected for his military exploits. He was feared by his contemporaries. He was also stupendously wealthy. But he had a problem. He had a disease called leprosy […]

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Homosexuality in Imo State and Other Related Matters

Homosexuality in Imo State and Other Related Matters

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Indeed the world has gone mad. The world system has turned the things of the world up-side down. The world system is controlled by Satan and his Agents. They use every strategy to lure people away from the normal way of living, and it is very unfortunate that people, in a bid to be counted […]

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Poor citizenship is a huge part of the problem with Nigeria

Poor citizenship is a huge part of the problem with Nigeria

| June 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

In just about 24 hours, Nigeria will take a big step in its democratic journey with the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Republic. By the way, I have referred to the President-elect by just his name without the title of General in keeping with his recent pronouncement that he be […]

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