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Imo Guber Tribunal Verdict- Gov Okorocha Floors Hon Iheadioha

Imo Guber Tribunal Verdict- Gov Okorocha Floors Hon Iheadioha

The Hon Justice David Wyon led election Petition Tribunal Panel sitting in Owerri yesterday at the Owerri High Court dismissed the election petition EPT/IM/GOV/3/2015 filed by the Imo State People’s Democratic Party PDP Guber candidate, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha challenging the election of governor Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressive Congress APC in the 2015 […]

Deputy Gov, Madumere, Uche Nwosu In Cold War

Deputy Gov, Madumere, Uche Nwosu In Cold War

Even as the whistle has not yet been blown to commence activities leading to who will be the Chief Executive of Imo State Government come 2019, a frosty relationship is gradually brewing among the gladiators expected to succeed incumbent, Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha, in All Progressive Congress, APC fold. By 2019, Okorocha would have completed […]

We Do Not Support Another Verification On Empty Stomach – Imo State Pensioners

We Do Not Support Another Verification On Empty Stomach – Imo State Pensioners

An impending face-off is in the offing between the Imo State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners and the state government and the organized labour Imo chapter on the plight of the members of the Union and as such has rejected the agreement reached between the government and organized labour. According to release dated […]

Imo Permanent Secretary Pay N50, 000 For August Meeting

Imo Permanent Secretary Pay N50, 000 For August Meeting

The economic meltdown hitting states in Nigeria is creating unsavoury scenes in Imo State where top civil servants are forfeiting part of their monthly income for prosecution of projects of the First Lady, wife of the Governor. This newspaper learnt that Permanent Secretaries in the state workforce are paying about N50, 000 to enable the […]

Politics

Governor Rochas Okorocha is Speaking in Tongues

Governor Rochas Okorocha is Speaking in Tongues

In the New Testament of the Bible, speaking in unknown tongue is said to be one of the fulfilled promises of Jesus Christ-The earthly Messiah. This has been over criticized by different Christian organization, group and denomination. In the Bible, the Apostles and those who they preached to accept Jesus Christ as their lord and […]

UNPAID WORKERS SALARIES IN IMO STATE: YARPTI to Resist Okorocha’s Anti Poor Agenda

UNPAID WORKERS SALARIES IN IMO STATE: YARPTI to Resist Okorocha’s Anti Poor Agenda

The Youths for Human Rights Protection and Transparency Initiative (YARPTI) is angry with the continuation of the policies which enrich the wealthy few while further impoverishing the poor working masses in Imo Sate of Nigeria. We are also sad over the non-payment of workers’ salaries and retirees’ pensions in Imo state by the Rochas Okorocha’s […]

Human Rights Commission Wades Into Gov Okorocha, Ilomuanya Rift

Human Rights Commission Wades Into Gov Okorocha, Ilomuanya Rift

Following a complaint titled by His Royal Majesty Eze (Dr) Cletus Ikechukwu Ilomuanya to the National Human Rights Commission, Abuja head office against Imo State Governor, Rochas Anayo Okorocha over alleged intimidation and disregard for court judgment, the commission has waded into the matter with a view to finding a lasting solution to it. A […]

Gov Okorocha Vs Hon Ihedioha: Tension As Tribunal Panel Resumes Today, May Rule On Motions

Gov Okorocha Vs Hon Ihedioha: Tension As Tribunal Panel Resumes Today, May Rule On Motions

Contrary to speculations that the election petition tribunal handling the Imo State guber petition was adjourned since dine (indefinitely), the speculators might be as well be disappointed as the panel has notified of their resumption today. Tuesday 14 July 2015. The resumption was confirmed by the secretary of the tribunal, Mr Adamu Mohammed Aliyu. With […]

The Heartlander Interviews

Barr. Henry OPUTA Harps on the Imperatives of “One Man, One Vote” in an ideal democracy

Barr. Henry OPUTA Harps on the Imperatives of “One Man, One Vote” in an ideal democracy

…..Applauds Gov Okorocha’s   Free Education Policy arr, he talks   on the imperatives   of “One Man, One Vote” concept in an ideal   democracy. Please read on: The reading public   may wish   to know a bit of your profile. My name is Barrister Henry Chukwuemeka   Oputa. I am from Oguta Community in Oguta Local Government Area of […]

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 […]

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

Imo State Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH) Orlu Proceeds on Indefinite Strike

Imo State Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH) Orlu Proceeds on Indefinite Strike

…Patients forced out of wards as death toll rises The staff of Imo State Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH) Orlu has finally commenced an indefinite strike . The strike which commenced on Monday, 20th July, is in keeping with their warning that   they would proceed   on an indefinite strike   if the State Government did   not   give a   […]

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 […]

The Power of Subconscious Mind

The Power of Subconscious Mind

The propensity of the subconscious mind is very dynamic and unimaginable. Many expert claims that most of us use only ten percent of our subconscious mind. When you study the nature, functions and characteristics of the subconscious mind, you will discover hitherto that humanity has not used up to five percent of same. It was […]

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 […]

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Civil Servants Reject Okorochas’s Half Salaries

Civil Servants Reject Okorochas’s Half Salaries

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A gloomy atmosphere is gradually gathering around government office and ministries in Imo State following the purposed slash in salaries and monthly emolument of workers in the state. This Newspaper and few media house in the state had few weeks ago carried stories indicating plans by government to reduce the workers salaries to 30% thereby […]

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NIGERIAN WORKERS AT THE MERCY OF STATE GOVERNORS

NIGERIAN WORKERS AT THE MERCY OF STATE GOVERNORS

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

I weep for Nigerian workers. Their lives are in shambles. Their families are in disarray. They have been completely disorganized. They are no longer worthy to be called Nigerian workers. Thanks to the State Governors who have devalued the lives and standard of living of the Nigerian workers. Many states in this country have refused […]

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WHY I AM A CRITIC – Prof. Protus Nathan Uzorma

WHY I AM A CRITIC – Prof. Protus Nathan Uzorma

Under the sway of murder propensity, the conscientiousness of the earthman which constitutes the essence of being is completely overwhelmed by illusion. This state has made majority to misunderstand what they ought to understand; though the most difficult thing to understand is why anything should be understood. Those who misunderstood my critical mind have called […]

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NLC, TUC In Imo State, Playing Sycophancy Too Far

NLC, TUC In Imo State, Playing Sycophancy Too Far

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Twice within a week, news on the organized labour in Imo State made the front page of local tabloids. First, it was to warn the governor of the state to clear workers salary arrears or they will close down Imo. They gave the governor 7 days to pay up or prepare for an Imo State […]

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Ndi-Eze Chairmanship: Ohiri Pays Judgment Debt To Avert Seizure of Properties

Ndi-Eze Chairmanship: Ohiri Pays Judgment Debt To Avert Seizure of Properties

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The battle for the Chairmanship of Imo State Council of Ndieze may have finally been resolved following the tacit endorsement of HRH Eze (Dr) Cletus Ilomuanya as Chairman of the Council by the embattled Eze Samuel Ohiri. Ohiri had last week, in compliance with an Order of a High Court in Owerri, paid Eze Ilomuanya […]

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Unpaid Salaries: Imo Lawmakers Hide From Debtors

Unpaid Salaries: Imo Lawmakers Hide From Debtors

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

If anybody thought that it is only workers in Imo State that are experiencing the pain of the regime of unpaid salaries, then that person should better hear this. The honourable members of the Imo State House of Assembly (IMHA) are also groaning under the weight of unpaid salaries and allowances. This was gathered by […]

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Gov Okorocha is Afraid of Defeat- Hon Emeka Ihedioda

Gov Okorocha is Afraid of Defeat- Hon Emeka Ihedioda

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting at the State High Court in Owerri enters its fourth day, the petitioner, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha, the Peoples Democratic Part (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the election has stated that the defendant and governor of the State, Rochas Okorocha, has proved that he is afraid of defeat at the […]

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Abuja Court Grants Ex-Gov Ohakim N270m Bail for N270m Fraud

Abuja Court Grants Ex-Gov Ohakim N270m Bail for N270m Fraud

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted former Imo state governor, Ikedi Ohakim bail of N270 million in a N270 million fraud case which he is standing trial for. The former governor was arraigned over a N270 million fraud he allegedly committed in 2008 while he was governor. While delivering […]

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Latest on Imo State PDP Scandal: I Rejected Senator Araraume’s Money

Latest on Imo State PDP Scandal: I Rejected Senator Araraume’s Money

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Against the backdrop of alleged scandal rocking the Imo State arm of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, months after the party primaries, the helmsman, Chief Nnamdi Anyachie has disclosed that he never collected any amount of money from aspirants including Senator Ifeany Araraume or his proxy, before, during and after the December 8, 2014 exercise. […]

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