Posted on Tue 4 Nov 2014, 03:38 PM

From Nnamdi Ofonye, Owerri

The ward congresses of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Imo state which took place over the weekend was a huge success devoid of rancour and violence in some wards while in others; it was a game of clashes.

Posted on Tue 4 Nov 2014, 02:46 PM

From Paul Ibe, Enugu

The National Emergency Management Agency has donated relief materials worth several millions of naira to three communities devastated by flood in Ohaozora Council Area of Ebonyi State.

Ugwulangwu, Ohaozara and Okposi were victims of violent storm and serious flooding in October and November last year. 

South East zonal coordinator of NEMA Major James Eze while handing over the materials to the chairman of Ohaozara Local Government Area, Ogbuefi Akpa urged for transparent distribution to the real victims of the incident.

Posted on Tue 4 Nov 2014, 11:36 AM

From Ikenna Maxwell, Awka

The impeachment of the former Chairman of Onitsha South Local Government Area, Ann Chukwuneke has continued to illicit reactions. 

Widows in the local council recently took over the headquarters with a call on the state governor, Willie Obiano to ensure the return of the embattled LG boss to her office.  

Posted on Tue 4 Nov 2014, 10:42 AM

From Ikenna Maxwell

The cloud of pain and agony that gathered over the Umucheke Village in Umunze through the death of young Emmanuel Eze may take a while to clear. 

Two weeks ago, Emmanuel was gunned down by a trigger-happy Police officer while returning from the shop he went to buy soap. 

Emmanuel’s younger brother, Samuel told HOMELAND NEWS that of more pain to the family and the entire village is that the police authorites have also refused to release his corpse for burial. 

Posted on Mon 3 Nov 2014, 03:09 PM

From Paul Ibe, Enugu

The presumed over concentration of powers at the federal government has again come under scrutiny by a group known as the Igbo leaders of thought.
The group led by foremost constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze is proposing devolution of greater powers to regional structures saying that the current arrangement has done more harm than good to the nation.

Posted on Mon 3 Nov 2014, 01:36 PM

from Steph Clem, Umuahia

The three senators from Abia state, Uche Chukwumerije, Abia North, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Abia South and Nkechi Nwaogu, Abia central have stated emphatically that no congress took place anywhere in the state.

In a release also signed by other aspirants like the former Minister of Labour, Emeka Nwogu and Acho Nwakanma, the trio demand for another election as scheduled by the constitution of the party be held as soon as possible within the time line of the 2015 electoral schedule of the PDP.

Posted on Fri 31 Oct 2014, 06:54 PM

From Nnamdi Ofonye, Owerri

To ensure that citizens of Imo state participate actively in the scheduled continuous voter registration exercise by INEC, the state government has announced that it is mandatory for all citizens between the ages of 18 and above to have a voter card or face the state government's sanctions .

Posted on Fri 31 Oct 2014, 06:29 PM

By Eddie Onuzuruike

The faceless Save Abia Group emerged overnight with publications armed with false photographs on The Nation newspaper of October 24th. They shifted to Thisday Newspaper on Tuesday 28, same month with another publication on page 57.

Going through the disjointed sentences and phrases, it was highly evident that they lacked vision and therefore presented a coterie of lies and false claims.

Posted on Fri 31 Oct 2014, 06:15 PM

From Paul Ibe, Enugu

Absence of the prosecuting counsel has stalled the arraignment of 12 members of the Biafra Zionist Movement at the Federal High Court, Enugu. They were arrested and detained over an allegation of treasonable felony

It was gathered that as early as 8am on Thursday, members of the Zionist Movement had stormed the court in their numbers in solidarity with their leaders who had been in detention in Abuja for over four months.

Attorney General of the federation, Mohammed Adoki is prosecuting the accused on behalf of the federal government.

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