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Anambra is APGA, APGA is Anambra – Prof. Soludo

Anambra is APGA, APGA is Anambra – Prof. Soludo

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As Hon. Ibida collapses APC, PDP into APGA By Chidozie Nwosu, Anambra A frontline Governorship aspirant in the November 6 Anambra election, under the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Prof. Charles Soludo, says Anambra State remains an APGA State any time, any day.He said the masses are very happy with the government of APGA in Anambra State because of their unprecedented achievements and good governance, and that they are ready to sustain the good governance by re-electing APGA in November, 2021. Prof. Soludo, disclosed this penultimate weekend at Nimo, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, when he paid a visit to the Honourable member representing the people of Njikoka State constituency in the State House of Assembly, Hon. Pete Ibida(Ide Nimo...
Accolades as AIFCE holds Easter Music Concert in style

Accolades as AIFCE holds Easter Music Concert in style

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Honours Climatologist, late Dr. Timothy Uboegbulam By Stanley Okehie Music Department of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri has held 2021 Music Concert. Titled, “The Unsung Heroes”, the event afforded an opportunity to honour Late Dr. Timothy Chukwuemeka Uboegbulam, world class Climatologist and lecturer of the College who was gruesomely murdered in his house about 25 years ago. In his address, the Head, Music Department, AIFCE, Dr. Louis Ngozi Ekezie said the annual event, which commenced in 2017 when he was appointed HOD, is used to provide therapeutic, divine and soul refreshing atmosphere necessary for the ever present human, physical and emotional stress. According to Dr. Ekezie, “this year's event is used to extol an ideology of service to humanity.”...
I built Rimrock hotel to reduce unemployment in Imo – Iheme

I built Rimrock hotel to reduce unemployment in Imo – Iheme

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By Stanley Okehie The Chief Executive of Rimrock Hotels Ltd, Oshieze Innocent Iheme has said that he built the hotel to reduce unemployment in Imo State. Rimrock, the newest hotel in Owerri is located at Agoscent Crescent, behind Specialist Hospital, Owerri. The world class hotel has Bar, Restaurant, Accommodation, Gym and Conference Hall. Speaking to newsmen shortly after it was commissioned, the CEO said the establishment will reduce unemployment in the state. Iheme said he did not borrow money from any bank to build the hotel neither did the state government assist him in the project. The Naze-born politician attributed the reason why influential Imo citizens prefer investing outside the State to the high tax rate by the state government and agents working for lan...
Ukanacho, 2015 UPP guber candidate in Imo loses mother

Ukanacho, 2015 UPP guber candidate in Imo loses mother

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A business mogul and popular Imo political Leader, Dr Osmond Imo Ukanacho has lost his dearly beloved mother, Ezinne Josephine NwanyiSunday Ukanacho (Nee Egbuchulam) to the cold hands of death. Mama Josephine NwanyiSunday Ukanacho was born on 18th August 1918 and died peacefully in her sleep on 6th March 2021 at a ripe age of 103 years. An official statement by Dr Osmond Ukanacho announcing the glorious demise of his mother says her funeral arrangements would soon be made public by the family. Ezinne Ukanacho, a prominent community leader in Atta Kingdom, Ikeduru Council Area of Imo state, and devout Christian Mother in the Anglican Communion is survived by six Children, 35 Grand Children and 28 Great Grand Children. Letters of condolence and phone calls from Dr Osmond Ukanac...
Insecurity: Nigeria must be renegotiated now – Policy Expert

Insecurity: Nigeria must be renegotiated now – Policy Expert

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Calls on Buhari, APC to convene emergency roundtable with ethnic movements, militia groups. Following seemingly endless attacks on government and private facilities alongside coordinated killings, kidnapping, terrorism, banditry, etc, the federal government of Nigeria has been advised to make haste to convene a strategic Roundtable wherein all ethnic movements, seccessionist and militia groups would meet with various stakeholders across the country to possibly renegotiate the entity called Nigeria. Development Journalist and Policy Management/Development Expert Chidi Emeagi stated that such meeting was imperative now than ever before if the problem of insecurity must be reduced to barest minimum. Speaking on Darling FM 107.3 radio flagship program "Na Akwukwo Akuko-Igboezuko"...
Quality roads in Imo

Quality roads in Imo

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Uzodimma deserves commendation - Ijezie, PG Ezenomi-Uzoagba President General Ezenomi-Uzoagba community in Ikeduru Council Area of Imo, Comrade Nnamdi Ijezie has described Gov. Hope Uzodimma as a silent achiever and icon of good governance who has achieved a lot in just one year of his administration. Ijezie who spoke to Nigerian Newsguide on Thursday maintained that the number of roads already constructed and rehabilitated in the state are super evidence and pointer to the fact that Uzodimma is a trailblazer and champion of exemplary leadership."I passed through Port-harcourt road recently and I couldn't believe my eyes. Dick Tiger, Trans-Egbu, Imo State University Teaching Hospital road, Federal Secretariat road , Amaigbo road including Awo-Omamma-Okwudor road, former Akachi r...
Easter: Political, religious leaders have disappointed both God and man – – Okeke, Anglican Bishop of Orlu

Easter: Political, religious leaders have disappointed both God and man – – Okeke, Anglican Bishop of Orlu

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Warns Northern leaders against islamisation Urges all to seek Jesus Christ and power of His resurrection Apparently irked by the spate of killings, insecurity and bad governance in Nigeria, Bishop of Orlu Anglican Diocese, Most Rev Benjamin Okeke has insisted that most Nigeria's elected political leaders and even ecclesiastical leaders have disappointed both God and humanity in their daily actions and conducts. Bishop Okeke was particularly enraged at the coordinated kidnapping and killing of Christians mainly in the northern parts of the country simply because they refused to convert to Islam in a circular nation like Nigeria, lamenting that some political and religious leaders looked the other way without kicking against the dastardly acts. In his Easter message, a copy ...

NASU rejects staggered salary payment to staff in Imo

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The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) Imo Council has urged the Imo government to pay salaries of workers under the union without discrimination. The State Chairman of the association, Mr George Offoregbu made the appeal at a protest held by members of the association at the Imo State Universal Basic Education Board (IMSUBEB) on Wednesday in Owerri.He expressed the association's displeasure at the staggered payment of salaries of the non-academic staff in the state and called for a change. "We say no to the staggered payment of salaries of our members. Government of Imo state should pay workers the salaries they are owing."This staggered payment cut across all establishments in the state especially in SUBEB and Secondary Education Management...
Anyanwu commiserates with Senator Ogba over father’s death

Anyanwu commiserates with Senator Ogba over father’s death

News, Politics
Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu has condoled with and consoled his colleague and friend, Senator Obinna Joseph Ogba on the death of his father, Late Chief Ogbaoku Odu at the age of 105 years. In a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Ikenna Onuoha and made available to newsmen weekend, Senator Anyanwu described late Ogbaoku as a fulfilled man who was known for his hard work, benevolence and dedication.According to him, late Chief Ogbaoku contributed his best in community service, human capital development and service to God, maintaining that his legacies would remain indelible. While praying God to give the deceased family the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss, also enjoined his friend and the people of Nkalagu, Ebonnyi State to take solace in the Lord.Senator Obinna Og...

56 Hearty Cheers to Omenkeahuruanya

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All of us at Nigerian Newsguide,the Publisher, Editorial Board,Management and Staff heartilyjoin numerous friends,associates, fans and supportersacross Nigeria and beyond tocongratulate His Excellency, Rt.Hon. Emeka Nkem Ihedioha CON,KSC on his recently celebrated56th Birthday anniversary. We wish you the best of luck,long live, robust health andsuper Grace in the yearsahead. Love and Best regards from allof us at Nigerian Newsguide. SignedChidi Emeagi fcai,fipmdPublisher/Editor-in-Chief

Alvan Ikoku Fed College of Education holds Easter Music Concert April 10

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To honor Late Dr Uboegbulem, others The famous Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri will on Saturday April 10, 2021 roll out the drums to celebrate this year's Easter season. The well planned and properly coordinated Music Concert is at the instance of the Department of Music of the foremost Educational institution. A statement endorsed by the Head, Department of Music of the College Dr Louis Ekezie and made available to Nigerian Newsguide says the music concert would take place at the Music Departmental Concert Hall by 11am.According to the official statement, Dr C.M Egbomuche, the Dean School of Arts and Social Sciences will be the Chief Host. The music show tagged the UNSUNG HEROES will be used to honor a number of distinguished personalities and academics livi...
Imo Entreprenuership Commissioner, Atulegwu Abiaso inducted Patron of Boys and Girls Brigade

Imo Entreprenuership Commissioner, Atulegwu Abiaso inducted Patron of Boys and Girls Brigade

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The Imo State chapter of the Boys' and Girls Brigade of Nigeria has inducted the Imo State Commissioner for Entrepreneurship and Skill Acquisition, Hon. Sir Noble A. Atulegwu as its Patron. According to the State's chapter of Boys' Brigade, Atulegwu's investiture is connected to his good leadership role, excellent service to God and the Boys' Brigade and his unparallel contributions to youth development, especially in turning unemployed Imo youths into productive and self-reliant youths through skill acquisition and entrepreneurship under Governor Hope Uzodimma's administration in Imo State. The investiture ceremony was held on Saturday 27th, March 2021 at St. Marks Anglican Church Amakohia, Owerri. The Honourable Commissioner was formally decorated as the State Patron, an offic...
Onwuemeodo commends Okorocha for rare maturity over brawl with Ilomuanya aboard Air Peace flight

Onwuemeodo commends Okorocha for rare maturity over brawl with Ilomuanya aboard Air Peace flight

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Special Adviser to Senator Rochas Okorocha on Media, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo has commended his principal for displaying rare character of maturity in his Sunday morning brawl with his kinsman Eze Cletus Ilomuanya aboard Air Peace flight Abuja to Owerri.Onwuemeodo's statement reads thus: There has been a trending trash with the Referenced title or caption. Unfortunately, everything has become breaking news, with the advent of the social media.While others were in the Church worshipping the Almighty God, one of the "Sadducees" was busy posting or circulating what he felt was a breaking news. And his target was Okorocha.But in trying to malign Okorocha, he succeeded or ended up in "crucifying" Cletus llomuanya.Again, ( emphasis), in their sleepless or relentless attempts to get at Senator ...
Starpost Editor, Nwaguma buries parents amid tears, celebration

Starpost Editor, Nwaguma buries parents amid tears, celebration

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By Stanley Okehie Comrade Ifeanyi Nwanguma, Editor of Starpost Express Newspaper and Financial Secretary, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Imo State Council has buried his parents Elder Isaac Lemchi Nwanguma and Deaconess Mercy Nwoyibo Nwanguma amid tears and celebration.While Elder Isaac died at the age of 105 years, his wife, Mercy who could not bear the loss of her better half died few weeks after. She was aged 78 years. Both husband and wife were buried together on Friday 26 at Umuduruchioma Amaju, Amaigbo in Nwangele Local Government Council.Speaking at the funeral service, Pastor Johnson Kimiseyah of Blessed Baptist Church, Amaju said the couple lived a fulfilled life and urged members of the family to sustain their legacies.Reading from the book of 1st Corinthians 15vs50, th...
Former Ikeduru Council Boss, Opara buries mum amidst tears, celebration

Former Ikeduru Council Boss, Opara buries mum amidst tears, celebration

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It was a mixed feeling of pains and celebration too last week at Owalla Avuvu-Ikeduru, Imo State as the remains of Ezinne Dorothy Mmanu Opara was laid to rest. Ezinne Opara, a devout Christian and very industrious woman died at the age of 91 which ordinarily should attract celebration from all around her family but fortunately or unfortunately her death was indeed a celebration of life and mourning as well, as many who loved her good deeds had wished she lived more. In a funeral service that attracted the Who is Who in Imo, Nigeria and beyond at St Eunan's Catholic Parish Owalla Avuvu, one of the sons of the nonagenarian and former Transition Committee Chairman of Ikeduru Council Area, Dr Anselm Opara in a funeral oration described Ezinne Dorothy as an accomplished mother and healt...
Uzodimma’s SA on SDG, Ude presents 100 beds, Hi-Tech equipments to IMSUTH

Uzodimma’s SA on SDG, Ude presents 100 beds, Hi-Tech equipments to IMSUTH

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Says good health, essential to sustainable development Special Adviser to Imo State governor, Hon. Mrs Christina Ude has underscored the need for Imolites to pay attention to their health needs in order to stay alive to achieve the purpose for which they are in this planet earth. Ude said her office was irrevocably committed to ensuring that Imolites were given the best health-wise and in other areas that have bearing with sustainable development goals. She noted that good health was essential to sustainable development. The Special Adviser, stated this when she presented 100 adjustable beds and other hospital equipments to Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu recently.According to her, "I have come to the Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu to deliver 100 adjus...

National Assembly must be thorough and pro-Nigeria in current constitution amendment, State Police, Restructuring must be included.

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As we write, both Chambers of the National Assembly are locked up in the wave of current amendment of the notorious 1999 constitution as amended. The law was handed down to us by the military leftists, eminently assisted by a few civilians better described as deviants and bunch of soulless and conscienceless Nigerians otherwise how on earth could a country have two different constitutions in one single document. In the document, enormous Powers were given to the federal government, while states and local governments that ordinarily should have been equal federating units with FG were relegated to the background.In the said constitution still, every security power, Defence, Police, Immigration, Customs, Prisons, Civil Defence and ordinary Road Safety are strict preserve of the federal g...
Chief Iwuanyanwu pledges support for NIPR Imo chapter

Chief Iwuanyanwu pledges support for NIPR Imo chapter

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Chief Engr Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu (Ahaejiagamba) has pledged his unalloyed support to the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations NIPR Imo state chapterThe renowned engineer & chairman of council of elders made this pledge on Tuesday when the members of the Institute led by the chairman Comrade Loveth Ekwemalor paid him a courtesy visit in his office Glass House Ugwu Orji Owerri. Other members of the Institute that accompanied the chairman were the secretary Dr Nnaemeka Ijioma an Information officer at Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, the treasurer Mr Zanders Okeke the station manager of Darling FM, Dr Jonathan Ogugua the deputy librarian Federal University of Technology Owerri & Mr Destiny Akunesi a media & communication expert. The chairman of the Institute Co...
“I regret voting Owerri man in 2015: Mezie Imo Clergy Forum describes statement as false, warns politicians against disparaging, insulting Iwuanyanwu

“I regret voting Owerri man in 2015: Mezie Imo Clergy Forum describes statement as false, warns politicians against disparaging, insulting Iwuanyanwu

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An association of respected clerics, Mezie Imo Clergy Forum has seriously frowned at the recent publications by some media houses and social media too, quoting Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu to have expressed his regret over his choice for an Imo Governor of Owerri extraction in 2019. The Forum pointedly described the publication as not only false and malicious against the personality of Ahaejiagamba Ndigbo but a figment of the imagination of some political hirelings and unprofessional media workers who have no respect and regard for elder statesmen and revered Igbo leaders like Iwuanyanwu. This is even as the clerics have threatened to stage a mass protest should the attack against Iwuanyanwu persists. In a well detailed rebuttal, President of Mezie Imo Clergy Forum and presidi...
Odinma Ikeduru to empower Youths in Ikeduru

Odinma Ikeduru to empower Youths in Ikeduru

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A non-political organisation, Odinma Ikeduru Forum (OIF) says it is empowering some youths in the community with skills, soft loans and grants to the tune of over N3 million. The President of the forum, Elder Davis Ihentuge stated this at the opening ceremony of the Skills Acquisition Training and Empowerment programme held at Atta in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo on Wednesday in Owerri. He said the programme was to actualise the forum’s blueprint on "Household Quick-Yield Farming and Empowerment as a Sustainable Alternative to COVID-19 Palliatives" seminar held on July 16, 2020 in the area.He said that to sustain the project, the forum was collaborating with 50- year old Davis Comprehensive Secondary and Vocational School, Atta-Ikeduru which has the necessary infrastruct...