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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 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

…..   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 […]

Post UTME for Imo State Polytechnic 2014/2015 [PRESS RELEASE]

This is to inform all candidates who obtained a score of 150 and above in the 2014/2015 UTME EXAMINATION conducted by JAMB and choose Imo State Polytechnic as their FIRST or SECOND choice INSTITUTION, and those who applied for admission into the Higher National Diploma (Morning) that sale of forms online for the Post-UTME Admission Screening […]

Politics

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

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 […]

Imo 2015: Chief Emeka Ihedioha And The Politics Of Mbaise Factor

No doubt, many people in Imo state believe that Mbaise people play major roles in determining who becomes the next governor of Imo State. Mbaise people by their nature move in directions that their kingmakers may have designed for them. Everybody sees Mbaise people as the proverbial bee on the scrotum which becomes indispensable. Mbaise […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha and the Burning Soul of Imo State

In the word of Heraclitus of Ephesus, “you could not discover the frontiers of soul, even if you traveled every road to do so, such is the depth of its meaning.” For Ralph Waldo Emerson, “The philosophy of six thousand years has not searched the chambers and magazines of the soul”. The soul is a […]

Imo 2015: EMEKA IHEDIOHA and the PDP Imo Guber Ticket

The  task  of  marketing HON. Emeka  Ihedioha   to  the  Imo  State  electorate  is  a  very  easy  task  because it  is  a  classic case  of the maxim:”A good  wine  needs  no  bush”. As  a  political product, Hon  Emeka  Ihedioha  has  a powerful  unique  selling  proposition(USP) or  a  niche  which  makes   him  very  competitive to grab  a  […]

The Heartlander Interviews

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

  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]

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]

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 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 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 […]

Justice Ahmed Mohammed Summons Governor Okorocha and Imo Attorney General

A Federal High Court in Abuja has directed the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume (SAN), to appear before it in view of their inability to agree on who should instruct a lawyer to defend the governor in court. Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the directives […]

Mr. Ali Majid – [Imo CP] – and the Challenge of Fighting Crime

By: Prof. Protus Nathan UZORMA Permit me today to discuss one major issue that is very imperative to our society- crime. I shall return next week to continue my x-ray on “Metaphysics of Christian Marriage” which is yet to generate the desired controversy. Meanwhile, the topic of today is aimed at encouraging crime fighters (especially […]

Events

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

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]

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

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 STATE POLITICAL CABAL AND OBOWO COUNCIL FUNDS

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 […]

GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA AND HIS RECENT CARELESS STATEMENTS

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 […]

We And GSM Service Providers: NCC Must Hear This

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 […]

What Happened To 5.1 Billion Naira Owerri North Council Funds?

  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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ADMISSION INTO NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) AND HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) for 2014/15 SESSION

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Full Time and Part Time (Evening and Weekend) programmes in Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo. FULL TIME PROGRAMMES   A.    SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (Full Time) 1.    ND and HND in Accounting Technology 2     ND and HND in Banking & Finance 3.    ND and HND in […]

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POST-UTME for FEDERAL POLY NEKEDE 2014/2015 ADMISSION [PRESS RELEASE]

| July 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

FEDERAL POLY NEKEDE 2014/2015 ADMISSION INTO NATIONAL DIPLOMA THE SALE OF ON-LINE POST-UTME ND/HND MORNING ADMISSION SCREENING TEST IS OUT This is to inform all candidates who obtained a score of 150 and above in the 2014/2015 UTME EXAMINATION conducted by JAMB and choose Federal Polytechnic Nekede as their FIRST or SECOND choice INSTITUTION, and those […]

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EMPOWER TRADITIONAL RULERS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: Governor Okorocha appeals to Federal Government

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

An appeal has gone to the Federal Government to see the decentralization of powers to the Traditional Rulers in the communities as paramount in achieving sustainable leadership, development and security in Nigeria.   The Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha made the appeal while declaring open a 3-day prayer conference organized by the Fellowship of […]

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APC Candidates Will Emerge Through The Members – Governor Rochas Okorocha

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Governor Rochas Okorocha has once again assured members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state that they would be given free hands to choose those who would emerge as candidates of the party for the various positions for the 2015 election, and added that the party leadership or himself would not impose any […]

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Bishop Lambasts Gov. Okorocha At Anglican Synod Says His Government Is A Failure

| July 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

As Governor Lashes Ohaji/Egbema Youths For Local Gin And Hemp Intake The bishop of Diocese of Ohaji/Egbema, the Rt. Rev. Chidi Oparaojiaku has said that the impact of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s government is not being felt in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State. The cleric made this remark while addressing Governor Okorocha and his […]

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PDP Zoning: Like Ekiti, Like Imo

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

By Ken Eluma Asogwa The just concluded governorship election in Ekiti may have come and gone but the undercurrents therein will continue to reverberate around the political circles for a long time. A number of pundits have tried to postulate on why the incumbent governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, failed the election. Having taken an in-depth […]

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Governor Rochas Okorocha And Oguta Local Government Council Funds

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

I remember Fela Kuti. I so much love Fela’s Afrobeat which he originated and perfected from African highlife, rhythm, percussion and jazz. They made him connect with contemporary events in Nigeria that it became understandable why working class elements clamored for his music laced with penetrating political messages. I remember his lyrics in Confusion-Break-Bone (CBB), […]

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Bad Leadership, Imo Youths In Trouble

| July 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

In the words of Napoleon Hill, “A “successful” politician is one who is long on promises, but short on keeping them”. In the world all over, humanity is faced with challenges of various kinds. In Nigeria, there are more than the eyes can see. In Imo State, challenges speak volume which informs why so many […]

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PRESS RELEASE ON THE SENATE RESOLUTION OVER THE ALLEGED REGISTRATION OF NORTHERNERS IN IMO STATE

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Imo state Government wishes to take exception to what transpired in the Red Chamber of the National Assembly, the Senate, on Thursday, July 3, 2014 during which the distinguished senators engaged in wild goose chase by allowing themselves to be deceived into deliberating and having resolutions on a matter that does not exist in […]

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