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Governor Rochas Okorocha, Guber Candidates’ Votes More Than Collected PVC’s

Governor Rochas Okorocha, Guber Candidates’ Votes More Than Collected PVC’s

A fresh dimension has entered into the struggle for the governorship seat of Imo State as another contestant has joined the PDP candidate to challenge the victory of re-elected governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressive Congress, APC. In a petition filed to the Governorship Election Tribunal of Imo State against the election of […]

At Last President Goodluck Jonathan Upgrades Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Federal Varsity of Education

At Last President Goodluck Jonathan Upgrades Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Federal Varsity of Education

As a parting gift to the people of Imo State for the massive votes they poured for him during the last Presidential Election. The out-going President Goodluck Jonathan has up-grade ALVAN Ikoku Federal College of Education to a University of Education. The President made this approval yesterday during the last Federal Executive Council meeting he […]

Alvan Ikoku College of Education now Alvan Ikoku University of Education, Owerri

Alvan Ikoku College of Education now Alvan Ikoku University of Education, Owerri

In her last seating at the Council chambers in Abuja, the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the conversion of four federal colleges of education to universities. Minister of Information, Patricia Akwashiki, and Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, briefed State House correspondents of the meeting’s outcome. Shekarau listed the affected colleges of education as Adeyemi […]

Chief Francis Arthur Nzeribe is not dead

Chief Francis Arthur Nzeribe is not dead

Following the rumoured death of veteran maverick politician and former senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Francis Arthur Nzeribe, his principal solicitor, Chief Enyinna Onuegbu, has debunked the rumour assuring that his client is alive and kicking fine abroad. Onuegbu declared that Nzeribe is hale and hearty in a statement he made available […]

Politics

The Beautiful Brides of Imo State’s 6th Assembly

The Beautiful Brides of Imo State’s 6th Assembly

There is never a congregation that could be said to be complete without the presence of women. Women add colour to assemblages and their natural disposition to peace is indispensable to the smooth running of any organization and in this case, institution. The incoming Imo State House of Assembly was at the threshold of missing […]

Averting Constitutional Crisis in Rivers State post 29th May 2015

Averting Constitutional Crisis in Rivers State post 29th May 2015

Overtime, the polity has been heated with the fear or anxiety of a potential constitutional logjam in Rivers State Nigeria because the judiciary as an arm of government in that state had been totally paralysed to the extent that there is no judicial officer constitutionaly qualified to administer the oath of office on the newly […]

Where is Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha?

Where is Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha?

Where is Okorocha? That is the question on the lips of many Imolites. It is never the best for any modern- day state leader to be playing the negligent Nero while fire rages in the state. Also, it is said that that no normal person chases rats when his house is on fire. But from […]

Imo Election Tribunal Orders Substituted Service on Hon Samuel Anyanwu [Sam Daddy]

Imo Election Tribunal Orders Substituted Service on Hon Samuel Anyanwu [Sam Daddy]

Due to inability of the Election Tribunal Bailiff of serve Summons on some Senators-elect and House of Representatives Members-elect in Imo, the Tribunal Chairman has granted exparte motion application for substituted service on a Imo Senator-elect, Hon Samuel Anyanwu (Sam Daddy). The Order became necessary, following a submission by the Counsel to Hon Uche Onyeagocha, […]

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

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 […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha Accuses Security Agents of Plots to Kill Him

Governor Rochas Okorocha Accuses Security Agents of Plots to Kill Him

  The Imo State governor, Rochas Anayo Okorocha has accused personnel in the state, especially the military and officials of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) of planning to kill him. Addressing journalists recently at the government house, Owerri, the governor disclosed how he escaped death by the whiskers when solders on election duty […]

Labour Party Candidate for Imo Assembly and Abuja-based businessman killed in Imo State

Labour Party Candidate for Imo Assembly and Abuja-based businessman killed in Imo State

Unidentified gunmen have shot dead two persons in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State in the last two days. The victims are Labour Party, LP, candidate for the state House of Assembly, Mr. Andrew Ugwuezumba, and an Abuja-based businessman, Mr. Bennett Nnaji. Ugwuezumba, from Umunehi, Obiangwu, was murdered at Airport Road, while Nnaji, […]

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 […]

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

DESTINY AND PRAYER

DESTINY AND PRAYER

Who is the one that says God does not answer prayers? He is the one who does not understand the primordial essence of existence that is characterized by multi-various manifestations of the inner psychical realities in its objective form. Prayer answered is a demand destined for approval. Prayer is man’s means of communicating with the […]

Imo State must pay Governor Rochas Okorocha

Imo State must pay Governor Rochas Okorocha

Carol Bennett once said, “Whatever is to be done is debt, which it is doing and unravelling pays, what is owed is a debt that determined efforts more than doing and unravelling, steps backward to upload in order to offload.” This saying reminds me of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s statement to Imo workers and Imolites during […]

Unpaid Salaries: Strike looms in IMSU as ASUU threatens showdown

Unpaid Salaries: Strike looms in IMSU as ASUU threatens showdown

There are strong indications that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Imo State University Chapter may be heading for a warning strike following the non-payment of two months’ salary arrears of its members. We gathered on good authority that the union leadership has had series of meetings with the school authorities within the past […]

Owerri Zone and the Politics of Ugba na Nmii

Owerri Zone and the Politics of Ugba na Nmii

Life has taught me that the outer life (physical system of reality) is characterized by various expectations anchored on hope, disappointment, success and failure. When an individual’s life trap catches hope and success, the individual will rejoice. But when it catches nothing the individual will meet with serious disappointment failure and confusion. At the parting […]

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Governor Rochas Okorocha Submits 8-Man Ministerial Nominees to Abuja

Governor Rochas Okorocha Submits 8-Man Ministerial Nominees to Abuja

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is now known that Governor Rochas Okorocha submitted to the Defence House Abuja, the temporary office of the President-Elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari eight persons to be considered as Minister and other Federal appointment. The list was said to have been drawn after considering certain indices of the nominees. According to Imo Government House sources […]

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INEC withhold Certificate of Return of 5 newly elected Imo State Lawmakers

INEC withhold Certificate of Return of 5 newly elected Imo State Lawmakers

| May 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

More than two weeks after about 22 newly elected members of the Imo State House were issued with their Certificates of Return by INEC, the five remaining members-elect were yet to receive their own. The members-elect include Prince Obinna Egu (Ngor Okpala), Hon Victor Ikonne (Owerri West), Hon Emma Orie (Ohaji/Egbema), Hon Henry Ezediaro (Oguta) […]

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Imo State Government Urges Nigeria Citizens in Diaspora to Return Home

Imo State Government Urges Nigeria Citizens in Diaspora to Return Home

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Imo State Government has called on Imo people in Diaspora to return home and help the government to achieve the remaining part of the Rescue Mission Agenda. The state Deputy Governor Prince Eze Madumere made the call while receiving in audience the association of Nigeria citizens based in Republic of Ireland at his lodge recently. […]

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Lawyers in Imo State Scramble for Election Petition Clients

Lawyers in Imo State Scramble for Election Petition Clients

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the 2015 general election over, now all eyes have shifted to the Election Petition Tribunal where most of the Election victories are challenged by the losers as prescribed by law. In Imo State, just as expected, most of the party candidates who lost their elections have their petitions at the Tribunal, ranging from the […]

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Kidnappers Stage Come Back In Imo State?

Kidnappers Stage Come Back In Imo State?

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The crime of kidnapping which appears to be an easy access to quick money, is said to have returned to Imo, especially, since electioneering campaign ended. The flashpoints of the business are said to be the Owerri West LGA where communities such as Avu, Oforola, Okuku, Nekede, Obinze etc. are suspected to be the fertile […]

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Group Calls For Zoning of APGA National Chairmanship

Group Calls For Zoning of APGA National Chairmanship

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

A group known as APGA National Youth Assembly has called for the zoning of the position of the National Chairman of the party to Imo State come June 6th National Convention of the party. Speaking with newsmen in Owerri, the coordinator of the group Mr. Chukwuma Okere who lamented the poor performance of the party […]

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ENTRACO Goes Tough Again

ENTRACO Goes Tough Again

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The General Manager of the Imo State Environmental Transformation Commission ENTRACO, Chief Emeka Osuji has re-stated the desire of his agency to re-claim the beauty and environmental status of Imo State especially the capital, Owerri. Addressing newsmen recently in his office on Okigwe road, the ENTRACO boss who started by congratulating Governor Rochas Okorocha over […]

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Assembly Speaker Post Tears Imo APC Apart

Assembly Speaker Post Tears Imo APC Apart

| May 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

One of the post election crisis likely to bring crakes in the fold of Imo State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress APC, is the issue of who becomes the speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly. There has been uneasy calm and mutual suspicious in the APC family since the party won the […]

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Hope Rises For Biafra

Hope Rises For Biafra

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Reports reaching our news desk say the United Nations (UN) has invited the supreme council of the Elders of Indigenous People of Biafra to attend one of its meetings in New York in June. This is the first ever invitation of such magnitude to be extended to the Biafran pressure group since it came into […]

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