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Prince Tonye Princewill formally declares for the governorship race in Rivers State

Prince Tonye Princewill formally declares for the governorship race in Rivers State

TO RUN OR NOT TO RUN? THAT IS THE QUESTION. Virtually every single day people ask me if I am running, when will I declare, do I stand a chance and if I am really serious? My answer each and every time has been something to the effect of, “Watch this space. Time will tell.” […]

Imo Speaker Storms Onuimo LGA and Isiala Mbano LGA

Imo Speaker Storms Onuimo LGA and Isiala Mbano LGA

…Hail LGAs for APC Support As part of his sensitization tour of all the local government areas in the Okigwe senatorial zone of the state, the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu last weekend, visited Onuimo and Isiala Mbano Local Government Areas respectively, to further drum support to the All Progressives […]

IMO STATE GOVERNMENT TO RELEASE ANOTHER N500m YOUTH EMPOWERMENT FUND FOR OGUTA/OHAJI/EGBEMA LGA

IMO STATE GOVERNMENT TO RELEASE ANOTHER N500m YOUTH EMPOWERMENT FUND FOR OGUTA/OHAJI/EGBEMA LGA

IMO STATE GOVERNMENT HOUSE OWERRI PRESS RELEASE In its effort to better the lives of the Youths in Oguta and Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Areas of Imo State, the State government has disclosed plans to release another N500m to empower the youths in the area. The Imo State Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha who disclosed this when […]

2015 SENATE: UWAJUMOGU EHIME MBANO CAMPAIGN COORDINATORS INAUGURATED

2015 SENATE: UWAJUMOGU EHIME MBANO CAMPAIGN COORDINATORS INAUGURATED

…..   re-establishes victims of fire  outbreak In a bid to give people of the Okigwe senatorial zone a strong and effective representation at the red chambers of the National Assembly, the Uwajumogu campaign committee Ehime Mbano chapter, has been inaugurated to the glory of God. Performing the inauguration at the popular Aba branch area of […]

Politics

GOV. ROCHAS OKOROCHA STILL NEEDS DELIVERANCE

GOV. ROCHAS OKOROCHA STILL NEEDS DELIVERANCE

Plato, the Greek philosopher derived the etymology of the word ‘demon’ (Greek, daimon) from an adjective meaning ‘intelligent’ or ‘knowing’. If this derivation is correct, it suggests that intelligence was considered a prominent characteristics of demons. Though some people do doubt of the existence of demons, the fact remains that demons actually exist. Evidence from […]

PROF PROTUS UZORMA AND IMO PDP 2015

PROF PROTUS UZORMA AND IMO PDP 2015

The 6th Century Sage, Aesop, in one of his fables narrated that once, “The north wind and the sun were disputing which was the stronger, and agreed to acknowledge as the victor whichever of them could strip a traveller of his clothing. The wind tried first. But its violent gusts only made the man hold […]

IMO 2015: A SEASON OF IHEDIOHAPHOBIA – A MEMO TO Mbaise [OWERRI ZONE]

IMO 2015: A SEASON OF IHEDIOHAPHOBIA – A MEMO TO Mbaise [OWERRI ZONE]

Present  realities  have  impelled  me  to  do  this   brief  memo  to   the  Mbaise  nation in  particular  and also  to   Owerri  Senatorial  zone  in  general. It is  pertinent  to  state  that  the  word Ihediohaphobia is derived  from  the  name  of  Hon  Emeka Ihedioha  and Phobia. Phobia is defined as “an extreme or irrational fear of or […]

DR. JULIUS KPADUWA- THE MISTAKE PDP SHOULD AVOID?

DR. JULIUS KPADUWA- THE MISTAKE PDP SHOULD AVOID?

The present day society is in need of a leader who has the capacity to face the challenges hitherto confronting us. Such leaders are born and not made. Hand-made leaders usually end up becoming slaves to materialism and do not know how to make use of human resources. But those who are born leaders are […]

The Heartlander Interviews

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 […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha did not make me Mayor of Orlu Zone – Professor Protus Nathan Uzorma [The Heartlander INTERVIEW]

Governor Rochas Okorocha did not make me Mayor of Orlu Zone – Professor Protus Nathan Uzorma [The Heartlander INTERVIEW]

Professor Protus Nathan Uzorma is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State and a political aspirant in the 2015 general election in Nigeria. In this interview, Protus corrects the widespread rumour that Governor Rochas Okorocha recently made him the Mayor of Orlu Zone. You have been sighted for about eleven months […]

Imo 2015: I am in the race to give service – Chuka Odom [The Heartlander Interview]

Imo 2015: I am in the race to give service – Chuka Odom [The Heartlander Interview]

Chief Chuka Odom is the former Minister of State for Environment, Housing and Urban Development, Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In this interview with Salvator Amadi and Emeka Ugwu, the Ikeduru born politician spoke on his activities as minister of state, his plans for Imo State if elected governor in 2015 and other sundry issues. Excerpts […]

Business

IMO CP READY FOR ACTION IN ‘EMBER’ MONTH

IMO CP READY FOR ACTION IN ‘EMBER’ MONTH

“Let me also use this opportunity to warn all security networks, vigilante and every unconventional security outfit bearing firearms to surrender their arms to the Police Station nearest to them within two weeks from today. Any person or group of persons found with firearm after the expiration of this warning will be dealt with accordingly…” […]

SAMUELSON IWUOHA AND WIFE ARRAIGNED IN COURT FOR MURDER

SAMUELSON IWUOHA AND WIFE ARRAIGNED IN COURT FOR MURDER

REMANDED IN PRISON CUSTODY FORMER SPEAKER’S AIDE ACCUSE GOV. OKOROCHA, IMO SPEAKER AND COMMISSIONER OF POLICE OF CONSPIRACY The immediate past media aide to the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly Citizen Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha and his wife Mrs. Chioma Samuelson Iwuoha have been charged to the Magistrate’s Court 1 sitting in Owerri for […]

IMO GOVERNMENT TO STIMULATE TAX PAYMENT CULTURE – Aka Ndozi Imo

IMO GOVERNMENT TO STIMULATE TAX PAYMENT CULTURE – Aka Ndozi Imo

As Governor Okorocha Vows To Deal With Illegal Tax Collectors The Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas okorocha has called on individuals and co-operate organizations operating in the State to imbibe the culture of regular payment of taxes to assist government provide the needed social infrastructure and services. Governor Okorocha made the call during the official […]

The Illegal Detention Of Activist Samuelson Iwuoha By The Imo State Police Command

The Illegal Detention Of Activist Samuelson Iwuoha By The Imo State Police Command

The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Federal Secreteriat Complex, Phase I, Shehu Shagari Way Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria Sir, THE ILLEGAL DETENTION OF ACTIVIST SAMUELSON IWUOHA BY THE IMO STATE POLICE COMMAND The Youths Against Human Rights Violations And Corrupt Practices (YAHVCP)  wish to inform you of our  condemnation  in absolute terms the  detention of  an Imo […]

Events

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 […]

Imolites Eulogise Speaker Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu At 49

Imolites Eulogise Speaker Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu At 49

As the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu continue to bask in the euphoria of his 49th Birthday Anniversary, cross section of Imo Citizens have continued to send in their goodwill messages in appreciation to God for his numerous blessings on the Uwajumogu’s family. At a brief ceremony to commemorate the […]

Governor Okorocha Receives Deeper Life Church GS Pastor W.F. Kumuyi Calls For Partnership [PRESS RELEASE]

Governor Okorocha Receives Deeper Life Church GS Pastor W.F. Kumuyi Calls For Partnership [PRESS RELEASE]

Church leaders in the nation have been commended for their roles in transforming lives of the people and helping to stabilize the government in various states. The Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha made the commendation while interacting with the General Superintendent of Deeper Life Christian Ministry, Pastor W.F. Kumuyi and his team who came […]

Nelson Mandela: The Nigerian Link

Nelson Mandela: The Nigerian Link

It has become a great irony of fate that instead of being the chief mourner as well as the chief celebrant of the life and times of Dr. Nelson Mandela, who departed the world on Thursday, December 5th, 2013, at the ripe age of 95, Nigeria seems to be an onlooker, even as those other […]

Voice of Heartlanders

Imo 2015: Imo Youths Still For Political Slavery?

Imo 2015: Imo Youths Still For Political Slavery?

I write this piece today in order to consolidate my conviction on my commitment to emancipate the Imo youths from the political quackmire of politico-economic slavery and servitude occasioned by the greedy nature of the political class (our fathers) who have always referred to the youths of this country and Imo state in particular as […]

Imo Youths And Political Involvement In 2015

Imo Youths And Political Involvement In 2015

On October 11th 2014 at the auditorium of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education being venue for the Mass Movement for Jonathan Imo state Chapter inauguration, i was officially honoured by Imo youths as their spokes person- The Mayor of Imo youth. This programme was attended by many Imo political gurus including the two times […]

Details of Imo 27 Local Council Funds Squandered by Governor Rochas Okorocha

Details of Imo 27 Local Council Funds Squandered by Governor Rochas Okorocha

I must confess that we are approaching the end of Governor Okorocha’s tenure and he has completely failed to meet the hopes and aspirations of unemployed youths in Imo State. Even the democratic rights which the poor working masses of Imo State enjoyed during the last administration of the state were withheld by this authoritarian […]

As  Governor  Okorocha  dethrones  HRH  EZE  Ilomuanya: A Peep  into  the  Genesis  of  the Power-Show

As Governor Okorocha dethrones HRH EZE Ilomuanya: A Peep into the Genesis of the Power-Show

The  travails  of  HRH EZE  Cletus Ikechukwu  ILOMUANYA  which  have  culminated  in  his  final  dethronement as  the  traditional  ruler  of  Obinugwu  Autonomous  Community  in  Orlu  Local  Government  Area  of  Imo  State  started  on  the  6th  day  of  June, 2011. That  was  the  day  the  then  newly  elected  governor of  Imo  State,  Owelle  Rochas  Okorocha,  made  […]

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Gov  Okorocha’s  Attack  on  Ohanaeze  and  Igbo  politicians: What  does  he  really  want?

Gov Okorocha’s Attack on Ohanaeze and Igbo politicians: What does he really want?

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Governor Okorocha of Imo State was in the news again for all the wrong reasons. Addressing members of a group who paid a courtesy visit on him, he lambasted both the Ohanaeze Group and Igbo politicians on the grounds that “they are cowards who do not have the courage to aspire to the presidency”. It […]

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Imo 2015: In Search of APGA Candidate (PART 2)

Imo 2015: In Search of APGA Candidate (PART 2)

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Captain Emmanuel Iheanacho: After    processing  the  data  collated  in  the  aftermath  of  an   exhaustive  and  in-depth  research for  this work, I  can  say  without  any  fear  of  contradiction  or  equivocation that Captain  Iheanacho, like some other  governorship aspirants,   is  a politician  of high  quality  and  reputation. Present  realities in  the  politics  of  IMO  State   impel  […]

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Imo 2015: In Search of APGA Governorship Candidate (Part ONE)

Imo 2015: In Search of APGA Governorship Candidate (Part ONE)

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

In  this  analysis, I  want  to  take  a  peep  into  the  All Progressives  Grand  Alliance(APGA) in  order  to  hazard  a  guess  on  who among  the  candidates  has  the  highest  probability  of  emerging  as  the  party’s  flag bearer  in  the  2015  Governorship  poll. APGA is  a  party in which  a cross section  of  Ndi IMO  have  […]

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IMO STATE YOUTHS AND ABOMINATION OF THE FATHERS

IMO STATE YOUTHS AND ABOMINATION OF THE FATHERS

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

When a leader acquires inward peace, the multitude of people around him shall find their salvation. But if the leader lacks peace of mind, the coarseness of everything he does is conspicuous through failure and unpatriotism. I am worried; yes, I mean I am worried because of Imo youths and how this administration has been […]

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IMO STATE POLITICAL CABAL AND OBOWO COUNCIL FUNDS

IMO STATE POLITICAL CABAL AND OBOWO COUNCIL FUNDS

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sense of self-congratulation and seeming detachment from reality of  Governor Rochas Okorocha   has left thousands of Imolites thunder-struck by the arrogance of  a man who is  determined to enslave Imo State further  to  his  ridiculous ambition to  continue to rule Imo  willy-nilly.  Even as respected and credible clergymen, Bishops and Archbishops in Imo State […]

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GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA AND HIS RECENT CARELESS STATEMENTS

GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA AND HIS RECENT CARELESS STATEMENTS

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the 6th of July 2014, the Anglican Diocese of Ohaji-Egbema held its 2014 synod thanksgiving service at St. Paul (Ang.) Church Mgbirichi in Ohaji/Egbema L.G.A. of Imo State. As a knight of that diocese, I was present at the service. I was not only present but I played the organ for that service. On […]

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The Looting Of 4.7  Billion Naira Ehime Mbano Council Funds In Imo  State

The Looting Of 4.7 Billion Naira Ehime Mbano Council Funds In Imo State

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fela Anikulapo Kuti had a larger than life image and meant different things to many people. He was incessantly brutalized by many governments for supposedly being a deviant. For many however, one of Fela’s major sources of attraction was and is the rhythmic, melodious and danceable form of his renditions which made him a constant […]

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We And GSM Service Providers: NCC Must Hear This

We And GSM Service Providers: NCC Must Hear This

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Nnamdi Nwigwe nwigwennamdi@yahoo.co.uk G.S.M: 08037024609 The regulatory body that oversees the activities of the GSM (Global System of Mobile Communications) service providers, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, must be commended for its efforts so far in taming some of the marketing gimmicks of the cluster of service providers that had been a pain in the neck of consumers. In very recent […]

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What Happened To 5.1 Billion Naira Owerri North Council Funds?

What Happened To 5.1 Billion Naira Owerri North Council Funds?

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

  For some time now the praise singers of Governor Rochas Okorocha and Speaker Benjamin Uwajumogu have been boasting happily about how Citizen Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha an Owerri based Social Crusader was arrested and has been in detention at the Imo State Police command. “That’s what you get for writing useless report about Uw…ajumogu . […]

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