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Ikeduru PDP holds sensitization meeting, gives APC red card

Ikeduru PDP holds sensitization meeting, gives APC red card

Politics
Nwawuba, Unachukwu, Opara, Ihentuge, Ukah urge members to be steadfast Ahead preparation for the 2023 election, and the need to mobilize members for the onerous task, the People's Democratic Party, PDP in Ikeduru Council Area of Imo State last week organized a sensitization meeting wherein members from a zone in the area were given specific instructions and pieces of advice on how best to work for the good of the party. The meeting which was held at the country home of Nze Victor Duru, popularly known as Soludo had party LGA leaders and members from Atta ward I, Atta ward II, Ngugo-Ikembara ward and Inyishi-Umudim ward in attendance.Speaking at the strategic meeting, a member of the House of Representatives for MBAIKE Federal Constituency, Hon. Henry Ndochukwu Nwawuba said PDP was t...
Anambra is APGA, APGA is Anambra – Prof. Soludo

Anambra is APGA, APGA is Anambra – Prof. Soludo

News, Politics
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...
2023: Why Ndigbo should reject VP slot

2023: Why Ndigbo should reject VP slot

Politics
Just like the hurricane, 2023 is around the corner. Nigerians seeking for true democracy will soon file out to vote for who would steer the ship of the nation for the next four years from 2023. Already, there is so much anger in the land owing to bad leadership. Bandits are still terrorizing the nation, snuffing lives out of innocent citizens. They abduct our school children at will and negotiate with government for ransom before their release. No genuine effort has been made to curtail their activities as they continue to enjoy the support, sponsorship and patronage of prominent sons and daughters particularly in the North. Regrettably, even some state governors from the North jump to their defense without batting an eyelid. One was quoted recently to have said that “not all ba...
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...
Nwawuba emerges best Federal legislator in Imo

Nwawuba emerges best Federal legislator in Imo

Politics
Attracts about 150 projects, facilitates over 100 jobs. Disburses about N100M empowerment grants in less than six years, etc. Details have emerged as per the giant strides of Hon. Henry Ndochukwu Nwawuba, Member for Mbaitoli-Ikeduru in the Federal House of Representatives. The youthful Lawmaker popularly known as Mr Likeable had silently but consistently achieved a lot for his Constituents since 2015 he was first elected as Federal Lawmaker. His silent but monumental achievements are scattered in all the nooks and crannies of Mbaitoli-Ikeduru where he had succeeded not only in redefining Legislative representation but actually made his people believe that good governance is possible and achievable in a clime like Nigeria. A peep into Hon. Henry Nwawubu's encyclopedia of verif...
THE NIGHT HIDES WITH A KNIFE IN IMO STATE

THE NIGHT HIDES WITH A KNIFE IN IMO STATE

Issues, Politics
By Anthony Oha Security is the most sensitive aspect of every administration because it concerns the safety of the ruled and the rulers. It is the backbone of peace, the bedrock of development and the benchmark of good leadership. Since the unexpected attack on the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCS) in Owerri recently, there seems to be a serious security impasse in the state. The unfortunate situation calls for general concern. Owerri, the once known city of pleasure in the south east of Nigeria, has been reduced to a city of terror. When has paradise become hell? Fear has gripped many people in the state. Just imagine the scenario where a horde of over 1500 prison escapees entered the towns and villages with heinous intentions. Imagine the dangerous expectations of the peopl...
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...
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 ...
Uzodimma’s SA political, Nwadike takes shared prosperity message to Isiala Mbano

Uzodimma’s SA political, Nwadike takes shared prosperity message to Isiala Mbano

Politics
The Imo state shared Prosperity Sensitization train ably led by the Special Adviser on Political matters Chief (Dr.) Batos Nwadike (Oyi of Igboland) anchored at Umuelemmai, Isiala mbano LGA on 25th March 2021 to sensitize the people on the achievements of shared prosperity Government of His Excellency Senator Hope Uzodimma (Onwa Oyoko). The entourage of the Political bureau was joyously received by women groups, youths, political leaders, Presidents General of town unions and APC party stalwarts and various interest group.After prayers were said and other routine activities like presentations of kola nuts and introduction of dignitaries, the activities of the day was kickedoff by special prayer for His Excellency Sen. Hope Uzodimma and his Prosperity Administration, the prayer was ...
Senator Samuel Anyanwu charges Ikeduru PDP leaders to be loyal to party

Senator Samuel Anyanwu charges Ikeduru PDP leaders to be loyal to party

Politics
Senator Samuel Anyanwu charges Ikeduru PDP leaders to be loyal to partySenator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu has charged leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ikeduru LGA to remain loyal to the party, describing it as the only way the party could secure victory in future elections. Anyanwu gave this admonition Thursday while addressing Ikeduru PDP stakeholders in Owerri, the capital of Imo State.According to him, “the only party we can call our own is PDP, and there is need for leaders to show example by remaining loyal to the party. The era of internal crisis is over, every genuine member should rise and contribute for the development of the party not only in Ikeduru LGA and Owerri zone in particular, but Imo State in general” Senator Anyanwu further appealed to those stil...
Kanayo Onyemaechi’s emergence as Majority Leader and the need for Ndi Owerri -West to rejoice

Kanayo Onyemaechi’s emergence as Majority Leader and the need for Ndi Owerri -West to rejoice

Politics
By Ikenna Emejuobi Considering the high level of marginalization meted on the good people of owerri -west previously , there was unianimous resolve in 2019 by leaders, stakeholders and the entire LGA to vote a candidate that will render effective and qualitative representation.This decision informed their opinion as they critically weighed all the aspirants contesting for owerri -west state constituency seat.Their interest was not about political party but rather a candidate that will not be a bench warmer once voted in. Hon Kanayo Onyemaechi who was then the candidate of PDP had toured the entire ten political wards in owerri -west reassuring his people not to disappoint them once voted into the house of assembly.As a man of integrity with unquestionable character and coming fr...
Imo to get new Perm Secs soon

Imo to get new Perm Secs soon

Politics
Candidates must write exams, era of acting Perm Secs over - Uzodimma. Approves Farmers’ Village in Ngor-Okpala. Imo State governor, Sen. Hope Uzodimma has made it abundantly clear that the era of having Acting Permanent Secretaries in the state was over adding that, "it's either you are a Permanent Secretary or a Director". Again, the governor has decried the poor output from the so called Permanent Secretaries in Imo State, stressing that most of them lack experience, intellect and capacity to man the various Ministries or establishments committed to their charge. The Governor stated this at a meeting with Correspondents and select Media Executives over the weekend.“Show me any Permanent Secretary that can write a good memo or proposal that could attract development to the State...
Owerri Zone Leaders of Thought back Gov Uzodimma’s resolve to implement White Paper on Assets recovery, others

Owerri Zone Leaders of Thought back Gov Uzodimma’s resolve to implement White Paper on Assets recovery, others

Politics
…As Hon. Onyemaechi assures of full support The Majority Leader, Imo State House of Assembly and Member representing Owerri West Constituency, Hon. Kanayo Dele Onyemaechi has reiterated how passionate the good people of Owerri West are about state government's desire to fully implement the white paper on recovery of government and individuals' assets and properties among other recommendations. The Lawmaker stated this weekend during the Owerri zone leaders of thought meeting which took place at Rockview hotel, Owerri where youths, women, leaders and stakeholders of Owerri zone extraction unanimously backed the state government's efforts in retrieving government and private people’s assets converted to private use by former governor Rochas Okorocha.Addressing Owerri leaders at th...
Nnamdi Ijezie emerges President General Ezenomi-Uzoagba community

Nnamdi Ijezie emerges President General Ezenomi-Uzoagba community

News, Politics
Prominent community leader and grassroots mobilizer Comrade Nnamdi Ijezie has emerged the President General of Ezenomi-Uzoagba community in Ikeduru Council Area of Imo. Ijezie's emergence was overwhelmingly supported and celebrated by a large number of Ezenomi-Uzoagba community members especially the youths women and key leaders of the community. Mr Nnamdi Ijezie was among the 29 Presidents General presented to the Ikeduru LGA Interim Management Committee Chairman Mr Tony Jude Iwuamadi onTuesday March 9, 2021 for inauguration. Speaking at the inauguration of the PGs, Iwuamadi charged them to put in their best in ensuring peace, harmony, security and overall development of their various communities. He advised them against rubbishing the good image of the government in the state...
PDP, only hope for the Southeast – Sen. Anyanwu

PDP, only hope for the Southeast – Sen. Anyanwu

News, Politics
Salutes new zonal VP, Odefa and team for successful election. Former Member of Nigerian Senate for Imo East Senatorial District, Sen. Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu has said that the People's Democratic Party (PDP) remains the only hope for the South East geopolitical zone, and called on the masses to join hands. Anyanwu in a statement signed by his Media Assistant, Ikenna Onuoha on Sunday further congratulated the party for conducting the most transparent, freest and fairest Congress in the the Southeast zone over the weekend, and charged those that emerged to continue to sustain the vision of the party. Senator Anyanwu equally thanked members of PDP in Imo State for remaining steadfast before, during and after the misunderstanding in the party, while promising to relate with every...
Okorocha’s recall impossible unless with “Benjohnson” approach

Okorocha’s recall impossible unless with “Benjohnson” approach

Politics
Group tells Uzodimma …Advises Imo Gov not to fall for fraudsters that want to rip him off in the name of recall but should focus on recovery of public properties in the hands of Ex-Imo governor than spending fortunes on impossibility. Imo State governor, Sen. Hope Uzodimma has been advised to take no step further in his effort to recall Ex-gov Rochas Okorocha from the Red Chambers of the National Assembly insisting that the project is a mission impossible except an unconventional approach like that of "Benjohnson" is applied. National Coordinator New Nigeria Development Ambassadors-NNDA Comrade Nnamdi Ijezie dropped the hint in an interview with Nigerian Newsguide weekend. Ijezie said the provisions of the 1999 constitution as amended regarding Recall of a serving legislator ...
You are too small to pocket IMHA

You are too small to pocket IMHA

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Imolites warn Chyna IwuanyanwuUrge Lawmakers to free themselves/leadership from Dep. Speaker'sstranglehold and restore power to Speaker Emeziem If there are any people who are obviously in pains and agony over the mess in the Imo State House of Assembly, it's Imolites who are members of various Constituencies represented by the 27 men and women in Imo State House of Assembly. Apparently irked by the consistent turnout of absurdities in the State House of Assembly, a number of Imolites have warned the Deputy Speaker Mr Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu to steer clear of the total leadership of the legislature, insisting that he is too small to have the Assembly in his pocket. Speaking to our reporter last week, a number of them who craved for anonymity asserted that Mr Iwuanyanwu is the def...
Onwuegbu appointed Imo Coordinator, Coalition of APC Support Groups

Onwuegbu appointed Imo Coordinator, Coalition of APC Support Groups

Focus, Politics
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

Focus, Politics
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 ...
Hon. Uju lists achievements

Hon. Uju lists achievements

News, Politics
inaugurates Coordinators of political support group By Stanley Okehie Member representing Ohaji/Egbema, Oguta and Oru West Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Kingsley Uju has listed some of his achievements geared towards alleviating the hardship associated with the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic. The Federal Lawmaker also promised to attract 50-100million naira projects for each autonomous community in his federal constituency before his tenure elapses.Uju spoke in his country home, Umuorji, Egbema in Ohaji Egbema local government council during the official inauguration of Omeudo Reality Movement – most recent of the numerous political support groups of the lawmaker. Listing some of his achievements, Uju said most passionate about them a...