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Imo AG, Obieze buries brother amidst tears

Imo AG, Obieze buries brother amidst tears

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Bishop Ukwuoma urges siblings to leave vengeance for God Uzodimma, Iwu, Nlemigbo, Anyaehie, others sympathize with family. It was tears and grief on Thursday 25th February, 2021 at Ihite- Akatta, Oru East Council Area of Imo State as the remains of late Mr Ignatius Obieze were committed to mother Earth. The deceased was an elder brother to the Imo State Accountant General, Sir Val Obieze. The funeral mass that preceded the interment was held at St Patrick's Parish Ihite-Akatta. late Ignatius Obieze Bishop of Orlu Catholic Diocese, Most Rev Augustine Ukwuoma who officiated the requiem mass alongside other senior clerics advised the Obieze family to mourn as Christians. He described the death of late Ignatius Obieze who was gruesomely murdered on the 3rd of January this year by ...
SA to Gov. Uzodimma on SDGs, Ude clears the air on cash transfer to vulnerable Imolites

SA to Gov. Uzodimma on SDGs, Ude clears the air on cash transfer to vulnerable Imolites

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Says all 27 LGAs in Imo must benefit The Special Adviser to the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Humanitarian Services, Hon. Princess Christina Ude on last Thursday clarified a lot of misconceptions on the ongoing conditional cash transfer program to the poor and vulnerable. Hon Ude, who spoke during a Darling FM radio interview in Owerri, last week, made it clear that the current ongoing payment was a backlog from last year payment, July and August payment to be specific. Payment is made every two months but the payment was paused in order to settle things with the payment provider. All payments due to recipients will be paid in full she said. She also disclosed that only nine Local Governments in Imo State were initially cap...
Onwuegbu appointed Imo Coordinator, Coalition of APC Support Groups

Onwuegbu appointed Imo Coordinator, Coalition of APC Support Groups

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A prominent youth leader and political strategist Prince Darlington Onwuegbu has been appointed the Imo State Coordinator, Coalition of APC Support Groups. The letter confirming Onwuegbu's appointment was signed by the National Vice Chair and Zonal Chairman of the group Mazi Chuzzy Anagwu Nnodu as well as the Southeast Secretary Dr J.E Truth. An introductory letter addressed to the State Chairman of APC in Imo state, Prince Marcellenus Nlemigbo by the top Organisation urged the party boss to work together with Onwuegbu and his team to ensure victory and all round success for APC in Imo state. Prince Nlemigbo in his subsequent response to the appointment of Mr Onwuegbu pledged his support and that of the APC State Working Committee in Imo for Prince Darlington Onwuegbu and his te...
OPOCA to Okorocha– Apologize to Gov. Uzodimma, Imolites or face recall

OPOCA to Okorocha– Apologize to Gov. Uzodimma, Imolites or face recall

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By Stanley Okehie Orlu Political Consultative Assembly (OPOCA), an apex political body in Orlu Senatorial District has given the former Governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West in the Senate, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, 48 hours to apologize to Governor Hope Uzodimma and the people of the State or face recall from the senate.OPOCA said the ultimatum became necessary due to what it tagged “brigandage, thuggery, hooliganism and lawlessness exhibited by the former governor on Sunday February 21, when he broke into Royal Spring Palm Hotel along Akachi road, a property sealed by the state government. In a press conference at NUJ New Secretariat, Tuesday, National President of OPOCA, Chief Barr. Rex Anunobi, who read a text signed by him and 11 others, advised Okorocha ...
Rural Women Empowerment: Elezieanya doles out mega cash to over 100 women

Rural Women Empowerment: Elezieanya doles out mega cash to over 100 women

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…Promises more in few months to come Well over 100 women from the three LGAs in Owerri Federal Constituency viz Owerri Municipal, Owerri West and Owerri North weekend smiled home with several reasonable amounts of money to sustain their businesses and for startups where necessary. The gesture was courtesy of Hon. Ikenna Elezieanya, member for Owerri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives Abuja. The Lawmaker is also noted to have given more than 100 youths from his Constituency particularly graduates good jobs in several Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the past 18 months without any noise. Hon Ikenna Elezieanya's empowerment program which was code-named “”Financial Grant to Rural Market Women in Owerri Federal Constituency Phase 1” was described as an unp...
Medical City Hospital begins operation in Imo

Medical City Hospital begins operation in Imo

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By Stanley Okehie Medical City Hospital has been commissioned for business in Owerri, Imo State capital. The chairman of the hospital with state-of-the-arts facilities, Dr. Chima Oleru said the hospital will breach the gap in medicine between what is obtainable in Nigeria and outside the shores of the country. The American-trained Nephrologist said that his aim of setting up the hospital was to bring the experience he had gained from 23 years of practice overseas and improve the quality of healthcare of Nigerians and also improve the knowledge of younger doctors.According to Dr. Oleru, the well-built hospital is a multi-specialty one that can boast of Accident and Emergency Unit that handles all types of cases, Kidney Treatment Center, New Baby Intensive Care Unit, Eye Cl...
Umuhu community excited over NDDC road project, beg govt to extend drainage work

Umuhu community excited over NDDC road project, beg govt to extend drainage work

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The ongoing road project from Eke Atta market to UMUHU I in Ikeduru Council Area of Imo State has been described as a wonderful initiative and conscious effort by the federal government through the Niger Delta Development Commission to make life easier for rural dwellers. A number of members of Umuhu community who bared their minds to Nigerian Newsguide weekend expressed their joy and excitement, noting that the speed at which the work is going on especially the drainage system was an indication that the project would be practically realized in no distant time but however called on the contractor never to disappoint them. The Villagers who spoke to our Reporter commended the Company handling the project, Etekpe Construction Company Ltd for starting a good job unlike many contrac...
Elom takes over from Nwajiuba as new Vice-Chancellor, Alex Ekwueme Varsity (AE-FUNAI)

Elom takes over from Nwajiuba as new Vice-Chancellor, Alex Ekwueme Varsity (AE-FUNAI)

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Sunday Ogechukwu Elom, a Professor of Medical Biochemistry has been appointed the new Vice-Chancellor, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State. Nigerian NEWSGUIDE learnt that Elom takes over from Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, the pioneer Vice Chancellor of the University whose tenure has just elapsed.Until his appointment which was announced through a press release endorsed by the Registrar and Secretary of the Council, Mrs. Odisa C. Oleke on Tuesday, 19th January, 2021, Elom was the immediate past Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic at the institution. Prof. Sunday Oge Elom was born on 5th November, 1961 in Ekwashi, Ngbo in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. He has more than 14 years of post professorial and uninterrupted academic and administrati...
Deep Appreciation and best wishes from all us at Nigerian Newsguide

Deep Appreciation and best wishes from all us at Nigerian Newsguide

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With joy in our hearts and profound sense of appreciation, we the Publisher, Management, Editorial Board and Staff of Nigerian Newsguide most sincerely thank and appreciate the following personalities for believing in, and standing by us in the year 2020. Without your adverts, sponsored stories, goodwill, patronage, readership, and encouragements, our joy in 2020 may not have been complete. Whilst anticipating a better and improved cooperation from you in this 2021, we pray God to bless and keep you alive so that we continue to enjoy your good relationship with us.They are: His Excellency Sen. Hope Uzodimma, Governor Imo State.His Excellency Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor Enugu StateHis Excellency Sen. Rochas Okorocha, Fmr. Governor Imo State and now Senator for Imo WestRt. Hon...
Umunwobu sub kindred in Umuhu-Atta celebrates Day in style

Umunwobu sub kindred in Umuhu-Atta celebrates Day in style

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Tuesday 29th December, 2020 was a special and historic day in Umunwobu, a sub kindred in Umuhu-Atta, Ikeduru Council Area of Imo state as sons and daughters including children of the community in home and diaspora trooped out in mass at their Ukwuegbu square to celebrate their annual End of the year party. The event which was used to raise funds for several development projects in the area was organised by the women wing of the community and was also used to launch their unique uniform and cultural dance. It was attended by notable personalities and friends of the community. In his address, Chairman of the occasion, Engr. Iyke Iwuanyanwu saluted the courage and team spirit of the women that culminated in the near perfect organisation of the annual ceremony. Iwuanyanwu who made s...
Christopher Nwaneri emerges Chairman of Umuihugba-Umuodu Youth Organization

Christopher Nwaneri emerges Chairman of Umuihugba-Umuodu Youth Organization

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By Stanley Okehie Mr. Christopher Nwaneri has emerged Chairman of Umuihugba-Umuodu Youth Organization in an election held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Umuihugba Civic Hall, Owerri, Imo State. Nwaneri polled 68 votes to beat other contestants, Onyealisi Henry and Okeonu Kingsley who scored two votes each. His emergence makes him a member of Umuihugba Welfare and Development Union (UWDU) – a council of eminent and selected members of Umuihugba-Umuodu Autonomous community. Ngoka Ifeanyi polled 63 votes to emerge Vice Chairman of the association after defeating Ihebom Kennedy who secured only four votes. Nwamadu Chimaraoke emerged Secretary of the youth body. He polled 42 votes to defeat Prince Anoruo Obinna and Osuji Chijioke who got four and 21 votes respectively. Swearin...
My people will not suffer under my rulership – HRH Eze Chukwunenye

My people will not suffer under my rulership – HRH Eze Chukwunenye

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HRH Eze Noel Chikodinaka Chukwunenye KSC, is the traditional ruler of newly carved out Awo-Ohii-Dim-Atta Autonomous community. He goes by the title of Ezeugo 1 of Awo-Ohii-Dim. In this interview with Nigerian Newsguide, the Oil and Gas business magnate gave insights into his background and how he emerged the first traditional ruler of the pristine community. He also assured that his subjects will not suffer under his kingship while speaking about coronation, culture and tradition of his people and plans for the community among other topical issues. Excerpts. Your Highness, quickly introduce yourself, please? Eze: My Name is HRH Eze Noel Chikodinaka Chukwunenye, Eze Ugo 1 of Awo-Ohii-Dim, Atta Autonomous Community, Ikeduru Local Government Area. You marked your coronatio...
TEAM EZIOBODO LIFTS HON. ONYEMAECHI’S SHARED PROSPERITY FOOTBALL TROPHY IN OWERRI WEST

TEAM EZIOBODO LIFTS HON. ONYEMAECHI’S SHARED PROSPERITY FOOTBALL TROPHY IN OWERRI WEST

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By Stanley Okehie The football tournament sponsored by the Member representing Owerri West State Constituency in Imo State House of Assembly, Hon. Kanayo Onyemaechi has ended, with Team Eziobodo coasting to victory with the sum of N500,000 and a trophy. Team Eziobodo scored three goals to beat Team Obinze in the finals played at Baptist Church Field, Obinze. A severe defensive blunder by Obinze players placed Eziobodo ahead of the game and just before the close of half time, striker Chikwesiri from Eziobodo netted another goal from outside the 18-yard box.75 minutes into the game, Team Obinze conceded a 3rd goal, before scoring a late consolation goal at the 80th minute.Team Obinze got N250,000 cash and bronze medal. Team Ihiagwa emerged 3rd in the tournament and were give...
OPEN DOOR POLICY, ENDEAVOURS IN ENHANCING RURAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ACADEMIC SCHEME IN NIGERIA

OPEN DOOR POLICY, ENDEAVOURS IN ENHANCING RURAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ACADEMIC SCHEME IN NIGERIA

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Chukwuemeka Ibegbulem speaks on the academic classification, rehabilitation and maintance culture confronting poor learning attitude in achieving a successful career choice. The Elementary school system, plus Middle school system has demonstrated total slow process in the education system which today our dear country, State and Local government authorities worries about it with much thinking on the possible solution. This Decline is as a result of the past colonial methodology lost in training and discipline which affect supervision and curriculum in the school system. The break down of our children altitude and drive to school plays a major role to national indicator, poverty and in Heathy learning Environment. Our children begins to account for drop outs in school with Lazie...
Christmas/NEW YEAR: Akaraonye urges Imo Journalists to embrace peace, says 2021 offers better hope for all.

Christmas/NEW YEAR: Akaraonye urges Imo Journalists to embrace peace, says 2021 offers better hope for all.

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Chairman Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ Imo State Council Comrade Chris Akaraonye has enjoined members of the union to eschew bitterness and rancour but embrace peace in the face of minor differences that are common among union members. He said peace and love are the core message of Christmas noting that 2021 offers better hope for all. Akaraonye who stated this in his Christmas/New year message made available to Nigerian Newsguide on Wednesday commended Imo journalists for leaving up to the ethics and tenets of the profession in the face of Covid-19 pandemic, ENDSARS protest and lots more even without government assistance and support. The full message reads thus: "My dear colleagues, as the year is finally winding up with the usual Christmas and New year festivities, I want to tha...
Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year

Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year

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Nigerian Newsguide uses this medium to wish our esteemed readers, clients, supporters and fans Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year in advance. We most sincerely thank and appreciate you for being part and parcel of our success story in this 2020 for without your support, patronage, solidarity and readership, we may not have come this far. May the joy of Christmas fill your homes now and ever – Amen. Love from all of us at Nigerian Newsguide. SignedMgt.