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South East Professional Initiative condemns Ohaneze Caretaker Commitee  [PRESS RELEASE]

South East Professional Initiative condemns Ohaneze Caretaker Commitee [PRESS RELEASE]

The attention of South East Professional Initiative has been drawn to an advertorial published on Sunday SUN Newspaper of 19th April titled “Imo State Electorate, a call to vote wisely” by the Ohaneze Caretaker Commitee which was signed by the Chairman and Secretary, Chief Ralph Obioha and Dr Zed Chukwujama. In the said publication, the […]

Senator Uche Chukwumerije dies at 75

Senator Uche Chukwumerije dies at 75

Senator Uche Chukwumerije, a former Chairman, Senate Committee on Education, died on Sunday in a Turkish Hospital in Abuja at the age of 75. He was a three-time senator that represented Abia North, he was elected into the Senate  in 2003. Chika Chukwumerije, son of the deceased said in a telephone interview that his father […]

No Room for PDP Defectors in My Government – Gen. Buhari

No Room for PDP Defectors in My Government – Gen. Buhari

President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, has made it known that his government would have no place for defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Nigerian Tribune reports that General Buhari, who said members of his All Progressives Congress (APC) had nothing to fear over the mass defection of PDP members to the party, gave the hint […]

April  11th  Governorship  Election In Imo  State [PRESS  RELEASE ]

April 11th Governorship Election In Imo State [PRESS RELEASE ]

IMO GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: DECLARE EMEKA IHEDIOHA WINNER AND PROSECUTE ROCHAS OKOROCHA FOR ELECTORAL OFFENCES 1. The governorship election held in Imo state on 11th April 2015 demonstrated once more that Imo State voters overwhelmingly prefer the PDP and its Guber candidate in the person of Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha over APC’s Owelle Rochas Okorocha. Genuine […]

Politics

Imo State 2015 Inconclusive Election [UPDATE]

Imo State 2015 Inconclusive Election [UPDATE]

The 23 LGAs where the inconclusive election will be conducted and the number of booths, as well as the number of voters. Elections to hold Saturday, 18th April, 2015. S/N LGA BOOTHS VOTERS 1 Abor Mbaise 9 5058 2 Ezinihite Mbaise 5 2733 3 Okigwe 3 1540 4 Onuimo 4 1676 5 Isiala Mbano 14 […]

Race for Imo State House of Assembly Speaker Begins

Race for Imo State House of Assembly Speaker Begins

Even as the winner of the Imo State Governorship Election has not been officially announced, newly-elected members of the State Assembly have started warming up and lobbying for principal officers positions. With victory tilting towards the side of Owelle Rochas Okorocha who is leading with over 80, 000 votes ahead close rival, Emeka Ihedioha, lawmakers […]

INEC declares Imo Governorship election inconclusive

INEC declares Imo Governorship election inconclusive

INEC has declared the Imo State Governorship election between APC candidate, incumbent governor Rochas Okorocha and PDP candidate, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, inconclusive. According to INEC results announced in Owerri yesterday, the APC candidate polled 385,671, while the PDP candidate polled 306,142. Returning Officer in Imo state, Prof. […]

Rochas Okorocha Receives Ifeanyi Araraume’s Blessing For April 11 Guber in Imo State

Rochas Okorocha Receives Ifeanyi Araraume’s Blessing For April 11 Guber in Imo State

True to last Wednesday’s cover story on Okorocha wooing for the support of Senator Araraume, the deal was said to have eventually been sealed yesterday at his Onitsha road Campaign office where the Senator finally accepted to work for Okorocha. The pact however did not include the Senator changing party as he only agreed to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Psychic Attack

Psychic Attack

Those wishing to understand the nature of man should come to the true knowledge of spiritual reality. Now, I have decided to look into serious aspects of life- psychic attack. So many people do not know how to deal with this. Psychic attack is the act of inflicting injury or death by one person on […]

Ikedi Ohakim Condemns Killing of Leader Of Imo 10, 000 Jobs Restoration Forum

Ikedi Ohakim Condemns Killing of Leader Of Imo 10, 000 Jobs Restoration Forum

Former Governor of Imo State, Dr. Ikedi Ohakim has condemned the killing of the leader of the Imo 10, 000 Jobs Restoration Forum, Comrade Ugonna Omereonye, describing it as “pathetic, crude and in human”. Ugonna was murdered Friday night in his home town by thugs suspected to be the APC. Ohakim, who spoke in Owerri […]

PDP Youths Slam Governor Okorocha Urge Ihedioha and Araraume Supporters to Deliver Party.

PDP Youths Slam Governor Okorocha Urge Ihedioha and Araraume Supporters to Deliver Party.

Peoples Democratic Party Youth Movement has described statement credited to Governor Okorocha against the PDP as reckless, hogwash and irresponsible emanating from a drowning man. The group was responding to a live broadcast on Channels television where Gov Okorocha featured and alleged that Imo PDP conspired with the Army, Police and DSS to rig the […]

Orlu Zone APGA Protest against Electoral Malpractices, Calls On INEC for Justice

Orlu Zone APGA Protest against Electoral Malpractices, Calls On INEC for Justice

Commercial activities in Orlu metropolis suffered serious setback on Tuesday, 31st March, 2015 as people of Imo west senatorial district (Orlu zone) involving the members of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) staged a wild protest around Orlu town to the zonal INEC office against the outcome of the senatorial elections held last Saturday. Some […]

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INEC Fix 25th April for Supplementary Election in Imo State.

INEC Fix 25th April for Supplementary Election in Imo State.

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

INEC announce that there will be a Re-run for Gubernatorial election across 250 polling units scattered over 23 LGAs out of 27 LGA’s of Imo State. Also there will be a re-run elections for State House of Assembly for only 6 LGAs, which include; Ikeduru LGA Isiala Mbano LGA Isu LGA Oguta LGA Oru East […]

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Imo Guber 2015: PDP Demostrating in Owerri

Imo Guber 2015: PDP Demostrating in Owerri

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Demands release of Oru East LGA Result and Ask for the Cancellation of IDEATO NORTH LGA AND IDEATO SOUTH LGA results. They claimed that the Results of the two LGAs in ROCHAS OKOROCHA HOME TOWN did not reflect field reports/results. That Rochas OKOROCHA replaced the Results in IDEATO NATION and Some LGA’s of Orlu Zone […]

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INEC Reassures Imo People of Free and Fair April 11 State Election

INEC Reassures Imo People of Free and Fair April 11 State Election

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the 2015 general election entering the second lap, the Electoral Umpire, Independent National Electoral C omission (INEC) has assured the public of a better and improved Governor ship/State Assembly elections tomorrow, pointing out that all observed shortfalls have been well addressed. The electoral body made the promise whan the state Resident Electoral Commission (REC) […]

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Imo PDP Accuses Governor Okorocha Aides of Setting INEC Office on Fire

Imo PDP Accuses Governor Okorocha Aides of Setting INEC Office on Fire

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

People Democratic Party (PDP), Imo State Chapter has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) of masterminding the burning down of the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nwaoruiebi in Mbaitoli Local Government. A statement to this effect Hon Kizito Onuoha alleged that APC in the local government made fruitless efforts to hand […]

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Ngor Okpala Never Adopted Rochas Okorocha – Chief Reginald Amadi

Ngor Okpala Never Adopted Rochas Okorocha – Chief Reginald Amadi

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

A prominent son of Ngor Okpala Local Government Area Imo State and a Chieftain of the People Democratic Party PDP, Chief Reginald Amadi has described as frivolous and condemnable the rumor making the rounds that the people of Ngor Okpala Local Government Area have endorsed Governor Rochas Okorocha for the Saturday, April 11, 2015 election. […]

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Imo APGA Crisis Deepens As Faction Insists on Emeka Ihedioha

Imo APGA Crisis Deepens As Faction Insists on Emeka Ihedioha

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the dust raised by the fracas witnessed during a rally organized by APGA to support the PDP candidate Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha is yet to settle, Capt Emma Ihenacho who is gunning for Imo State governorship position using APGA platform is reported to have refused police invitation on the matter. Trumpeta reporter who observed […]

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Confusion in Governor Rochas Okorocha’s APC Camp over Fresh Decampees

Confusion in Governor Rochas Okorocha’s APC Camp over Fresh Decampees

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The adage which says that, “he who laughs last, laughs the best”, is not playing out itself at the moment at the Rochas Okorocha’s APC camp as his old foot soldiers are not happy with the way the Governor has opened his long locked “largesse tap” in the direction of those they described as end […]

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My Victory, A Divine Mandate Says Goodluck Opiah, Thanks Ohaji/Egbema Oguta/ Oru West

My Victory, A Divine Mandate Says Goodluck Opiah, Thanks Ohaji/Egbema Oguta/ Oru West

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The member-elect for Ohaji-Egbema, Oguta, Oru West House of Representatives, Rt Hon Goodluck Nana Opiah has expressed in reserved gratitude to the people of Ohaji-Egbema, Oguta, Oru West Federal Constituency for finding him worthy to represent them in the lower National Assembly. While stating that his victory is an act of God and a divine […]

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Imo NUJ Boss to Seek Re-Election, Inaugurates Screening Committee

Imo NUJ Boss to Seek Re-Election, Inaugurates Screening Committee

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nigeria Union of Journalists Imo State Chapter is now preparing for their State Council election. Sir Innocent Igwe the State Chairman (NUJ) made this known in a chat with Trumpeta reporter in his office on Wesdnesday. The chairman also revealed that credential committee has been inaugurated as other process for the election has already commenced. […]

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