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Athan Achonu [One-Arm General] Set to Floor Uwajumogu, Owunna

Athan Achonu [One-Arm General] Set to Floor Uwajumogu, Owunna

Except the unexpected happens, which is most unlikely as at yesterday March 2015, Chief Athan Nneji Achonu (One-Arm General) has clearly emerged as the favourite to clinch the Okigwe senatorial seat come March 28, 2015. A survey carried out by some journalists in Imo State has seen the One-Arm General, Chief Achonu favoured to beat […]

Governor Okorocha Disappoints Buhari’s Group, APC Leaders

Governor Okorocha Disappoints Buhari’s Group, APC Leaders

Irrespective of the logistics provided for the hosting of the South East zonal rally of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Owerri, the Imo capital, the leadership of the party at the national level and the campaign team of the presidential flag bearer Gen Buhari, are pissed off with the level of support the host […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha: A Betrayal to Trust, Friendship – President Jonathan

Governor Rochas Okorocha: A Betrayal to Trust, Friendship – President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed dismay that his face which the Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha used in his campaign posters to win election in the 2011 election is no longer desirable by the same Governor in 2015. The president who expressed the dismay at a town Hall meeting he had with the Imo […]

CP Austin Evbakhavbokun Assumes Duty New Imo CP

CP Austin Evbakhavbokun Assumes Duty New Imo CP

With the latest redeployment of state Commissioner of Police, the new state Police Commissioner, CP Austin Evbakhavbokun has assumed duties in the state. Our correspondent who covers Police affairs confirmed that the former CP, Abdulmajid Alli has left for his new duty post as CP Federal SARS while the new CP, has assumed duties in […]

Politics

Ex-Rivers Deputy Gov. Tele Ikuru was a PDP Mole in APC; His Defection is Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish [PRESS RELEASE]

Ex-Rivers Deputy Gov. Tele Ikuru was a PDP Mole in APC; His Defection is Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish [PRESS RELEASE]

APC: CHANGE! APC IS WORKING, NIGERIA IS CHANGING,    PDP & IMPUNITY ARE SUFFERING. OFFICE OF THE SENIOR SPECIAL AIDE ON MEDIA AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TO THE STATE CHAIRMAN OF APC, RIVERS STATE CHAPTER No. 38 Forces Avenue, Old GRA, Port Harcourt E-MAIL-apcchangeriversstate2019@gmail.com, apcrivers@yahoo.com TEL: 08038199163 23-03-15 EX-RIVERS DEPUTY GOV. TELE IKURU WAS A PDP MOLE […]

Rochas Okorocha Loses Round One to Emeka Ihedioha in Court

Rochas Okorocha Loses Round One to Emeka Ihedioha in Court

In what looks like a panic measure to curtail the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) forays for success in the 2015 Imo Governorship Election, the incumbent Governor of Imo State and the candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Owelle Rochas Okorocha has approached the Federal High Court Owerri to stop the PDP Governorship candidate, Rt […]

The Aborted Imo State Guber Forum: The Catholic Church Breaks Silence

The Aborted Imo State Guber Forum: The Catholic Church Breaks Silence

As a result of the crises that culminated in the   aborted Imo Guber Forum on the 14th March, the organizers of the Forum have now issued a press release to make clarifications on what transpired   on the ill-fated   event. Please read   the official press release below and be guided. The   Debate was organized by the […]

Imo Youths, Leaping for Self-Emancipation

Imo Youths, Leaping for Self-Emancipation

The Ghanaian satirist, Ayi Kwei Armah, once asked existential journeyers to self-actualisation: “How long would it take and how hard the work, before there would be enough food for five, and something left over for chasing after the gleam?” The gleam indeed- That pale and dull light that could lit up the gloomy afternoons of […]

The Heartlander Interviews

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 […]

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 […]

Business

Imo Trader, Artisans Endorse Capt Emma Iheanacho Guber Bid

Imo Trader, Artisans Endorse Capt Emma Iheanacho Guber Bid

It was indeed a convergence of brothers and sister last Monday when Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho, the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) candidates for Imo Governorship race 2015 and his campaign team made a suprise appreaance at the three major markets in Owerri, namely; Ekeukwu Owerri, Relief Market and New market respectively where the mammoth crowd […]

Amazing Deal: Free Nationwide Shipping For Infinix Hot Smartphone on Konga.com

Amazing Deal: Free Nationwide Shipping For Infinix Hot Smartphone on Konga.com

Great news everyone! Konga.com is now offering shoppers free deliveries on every order for the Infinix Hot smartphone. The Infinix Hot phone has been ‘flying off the shelves’ on Konga.com, this is your chance to have one of your own. It is available at the great price of N14, 900 – only on Nigeria’s largest online mall, konga.com. Remember the […]

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 […]

Events

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 […]

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 […]

Voice of Heartlanders

A Government or Family Business?

A Government or Family Business?

Robert Harris, the great Anglo-German novelist (in his Fatherland) noted that “from the pictures sent in for exhibition, it is clear that the eye of some men shows them things other than as they are- That there really are men who on principle feel meadows to be blue, the heavens green, the clouds sulphur- Yellow…” These […]

Orlu   2015   Senate: A Vote for Thankgod Ezeani

Orlu 2015 Senate: A Vote for Thankgod Ezeani

Present realities have impelled me   to join the trending debate on who should represent Orlu Zone in the   2015-2019 Senate. It was the 18th century British statesman, Edmund Burke,   who posited that :”All that is   required   for evil to thrive is for good men to do nothing”. I feel reluctant to say that in spite […]

IMO Widows place curses on OKOROCHA, Ndi Eze IMO, others.

IMO Widows place curses on OKOROCHA, Ndi Eze IMO, others.

Hundreds of IMO widows on Friday 20th, February 2015, rose from a marathon praying and fasting session in Owerri placing curses on IMO Governor and a number of Ndi Eze IMO state led by Eze Samuel Ohiri and Eze Chidume Okoro for peddling falsehood and dangerous propaganda that erroneously alleged that they carried a mock […]

Refutal of Alleged Beating of Barr. Lady Chioma Ohakim, Mni to Coma by her  Husband [PRESS RELEASE]

Refutal of Alleged Beating of Barr. Lady Chioma Ohakim, Mni to Coma by her Husband [PRESS RELEASE]

My attention has been drawn to some wicked and malicious reports against my person and unity of my family purporting that my husband, the immediate past Governor of Imo State, His Excellency, Dr. Ikedi Ohakim (KSC) “beat me until I went into coma with serious body injuries”, sometime last week in Abuja… I, Barr. Chioma […]

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Archbishop Rochas’ Sacrilege

Archbishop Rochas’ Sacrilege

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The sacred scripture says that at the end-time, many unusual things shall be happening- Revolutions, antichristism, sacrilege, etc. The unusual by nature means among other things: Odd, curious, strange, bizarre, atypical, abnormal, remarkable, outlandish, extraordinary, non-orthodox things, etc.  While these stand as eccentric, their missions and effects could have either positive or negative impacts in […]

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Alleged  Beating  of  Barr.  Chioma  Ohakim  to  Coma  by  her  Husband: Chioma  Ohakim  Breaks  Silence

Alleged Beating of Barr. Chioma Ohakim to Coma by her Husband: Chioma Ohakim Breaks Silence

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The immediate   past   First Lady of Imo State, Barrister Chioma Ohakim, has   addressed a press summit to   make pertinent clarification on a recent online   publication  which   stated that she was beaten to a state of coma by her husband. Addressing the press, she vehemently refuted   the   veracity of the   online publication when she said that […]

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Governor Rochas Okorocha’s thugs beat protesting widows in Owerri

Governor Rochas Okorocha’s thugs beat protesting widows in Owerri

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

•detain the widows in Government House, as his thugs smash cameras of journalists Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and his APC thugs today unleashed mayhem and ordered his security details to beat up protesting widows at Wethedral Road in Owerri. The widows trooped out to protest an unguarded statement by the outgoing Imo State governor, […]

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Captain Emma Iheanacho’s outburst on Hon Emeka Ihedioha: Where the Captain missed the point

Captain Emma Iheanacho’s outburst on Hon Emeka Ihedioha: Where the Captain missed the point

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

I write this viewpoint with a deep feeling of  a betrayal of trust/ misplacement of confidence on the part of Captain Emmanuel Iheanacho who is also the   governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). My mood stems from the fact that   a few days ago, I received a mail in my inbox for […]

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THE RESOLVE TO SERVE OKIGWE PEOPLE – Nze Clement Owunna Speaks

THE RESOLVE TO SERVE OKIGWE PEOPLE – Nze Clement Owunna Speaks

| February 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

For many obvious and inexplicable reasons, Okigwe Zone cannot seem to get its acts together in terms of leadership across – board since the dawn of this new democratic era in 1999. A basic symptom of this misfortune is the seminal absence of selfless, forthright and development oriented leaders who possess the vision and strong […]

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Why Thankgod Ezeani is the best for Orlu Senate

Why Thankgod Ezeani is the best for Orlu Senate

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate for Orlu Zone in the February 14th elections, Hon. Thankgod Ezeani has been decribed as the most qualified to represent Orlu Zone, one of the most popular areas, at the hallowed chambers of the upper legislature in the National Assembly. Speaking to newsmen after a political sensitization and […]

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Remembering Imo APC Mega Rally: Day Mammoth Crowd Went Wild For Madumere’s Nomination As Gov. Okorocha’s Running Mate

Remembering Imo APC Mega Rally: Day Mammoth Crowd Went Wild For Madumere’s Nomination As Gov. Okorocha’s Running Mate

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Monday, the 11th day of January, 2015, the All Progressive Congress Party, APC, held its mega rally in Imo state. Actually, it was a continuation of the party’s presidential campaign train which began its iconic journey in the Southern part of the country. During the Owerri rally, which was also organized by the party […]

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CAPT. EMMA IHENACHO IS THE BEST FOR NOW – IMO PEOPLE IN DIASPORA DECLARE

CAPT. EMMA IHENACHO IS THE BEST FOR NOW – IMO PEOPLE IN DIASPORA DECLARE

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the long awaited general elections in the country draws close, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in Imo State and former country’s Minister of Interior, Captain Emmanuel Ihenacho has been adjudged as having the best socio-economic blue print that would quickly reposition Imo State towards wealth creation and better life. This was […]

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Supreme Court dismisses Governor Okorocha’s appeal, affirms Eze Cletus Ilomuanya as Eze Imo

Supreme Court dismisses Governor Okorocha’s appeal, affirms Eze Cletus Ilomuanya as Eze Imo

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The three and half years legal battle between the traditional ruler of Obinugwu and Chairman South East Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze (Dr.) Cletus Ilomuanya, and the Imo State government over the chairmanship of the State Traditional Rulers Council has finally come to an end as the Supreme Court has struck out the appeal of […]

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