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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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Politics

Imo 2015: EMEKA  IHEDIOHA and the PDP Imo Guber Ticket

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  […]

APC Candidates Will Emerge Through The Members – Governor Rochas Okorocha

APC Candidates Will Emerge Through The Members – Governor Rochas Okorocha

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 […]

PDP Zoning: Like Ekiti, Like Imo

PDP Zoning: Like Ekiti, Like Imo

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 […]

Bad Leadership, Imo Youths In Trouble

Bad Leadership, Imo Youths In Trouble

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 […]

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 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 […]

Justice Ahmed Mohammed Summons Governor Okorocha and Imo Attorney General

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

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

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

What Happened To 5.1 Billion Naira Owerri North Council Funds?

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 . […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha And Oguta Local Government Council Funds

Governor Rochas Okorocha And Oguta Local Government Council Funds

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

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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RT. HON. BENJAMIN UWAJUMOGU TASKS CHURCHES ON UNITY and TOLERANCE.

RT. HON. BENJAMIN UWAJUMOGU TASKS CHURCHES ON UNITY and TOLERANCE.

| July 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Speaker, Imo state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu, has called on religious organizations in the South East zone of the country to work in harmony among themselves to spearhead the preaching of unity, peace and tolerance to the people. Rt. Hon. Uwajumogu, who stated this at his Umuihi Country home in Ihitte-Uboma […]

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Why Single Term Is Best For Us

Why Single Term Is Best For Us

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

When President Goodluck Jonathan, in his first year in office, mooted the idea for a single term of office for the President and the State Governors, one of the reasons he gave was to reduce the acrimony that usually trailed quests for second term. The President suggested a single seven-year tenure for the Chief Executive Officers, […]

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Charlie  Boy Vs Governor Okorocha: The Crux Of The Matter

Charlie Boy Vs Governor Okorocha: The Crux Of The Matter

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Charlie Boy/Governor Okorocha  face-off in  Oguta refers  to  what  transpired  at Sacred  Heart Catholic Church, Oguta during  the  funeral  Mass Service in  honour  of  the  Late Supreme  Court  Judge,Chukwudifu Oputa on Friday, 27TH June,2014.In  the abnormal  incident,Charlie  Boy, the  son  of  the Late Jurist, Justice  Chukwudi  Oputa, humiliated  Governor  Okorocha  of Imo  State when  […]

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Saving Nigerian Youths From The Dangers Of Political Crimes

Saving Nigerian Youths From The Dangers Of Political Crimes

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

-         By Hon. Remy Chukwunyere, DG, Imo State Directorate for Employment Contents 1.)       Introduction 2.)       Politics is not an Employer of Labour 3.)       Effective Participation of Youths in Governance 4.)       Youths as Creators of Job Opportunities 5.)       The Role of the Government 6.)       Conclusion 1.)       INTRODUCTION I want to thank the organizers of this seminar […]

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Is Every Religion The Same?

Is Every Religion The Same?

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bishop of Hereford was once being patronized by a great lord who talked very proudly. “I never go to church,” boasted the lord. “Perhaps you have noticed that, Bishop?”  “Yes, I have noticed it,” answered the Bishop gravely. “Well, the reason I don’t go is that there are so many hypocrites there.” “Oh, don’t let […]

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Community and Consensus: My hope for Anambra by Chimamanda Adichie

Community and Consensus: My hope for Anambra by Chimamanda Adichie

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ndi Anambra na ndi obia, ekenekwa m unu. Good afternoon. I feel greatly honored to be here today. I want to thank our governor, Chief Willie Obiano, for inviting me. As we mark the first one hundred days of his term, I would like to commend him for his vision and ambition in the areas […]

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Bishop Oyedepo visits Imo State after the bomb scare in Winners Chapel Owerri

Bishop Oyedepo visits Imo State after the bomb scare in Winners Chapel Owerri

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the bomb scare in the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel), in Owerri last Sunday, the General Overseer, Bishop David Oyedepo, yesterday visited the Imo State headquarters of the Church. Bishop Oyedepo, who paid a courtesy call on Governor Rochas Okorocha in Government House, Owerri, thanked him for the quick intervention made to avert the […]

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Hon. Remy Chukwunyere on a rescue mission at Imo State Directorate for Employment [PRESS RELEASE]

Hon. Remy Chukwunyere on a rescue mission at Imo State Directorate for Employment [PRESS RELEASE]

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The once comatose agency of the State Government, the Imo State Directorate for Employment is on the prowl again, thanks to His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Okorocha for appointing an experienced entrepreneur and development consultant, Hon. Remy Chukwunyere as the new CEO of the agency. Prior to this appointment, some of us did not know an […]

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