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November 26, 2014

Imo Govt pays compensation to Naze/Egbu Landlords

Rochas-Okorocha

The Imo State Government says it will not renege in its resolve to ensure prompt payment of compensation to Land Owners whose Land was acquired for development purposes. The Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Planning, Chief Uche Nwosu stated this in his office while disbursing cheques of over N32 million to Land Owners of Timber and Allied Market Approach Layout of Egbu and Naze, Owerri North Local Government Area. The Commissioner who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Basil Ogwunga recalled that during the immediate past regime in the State about 30.48 hectres of land was acquired for…

St. Paul’s Parish Nekede concludes Youth Week

Rev. Fr.  Celestine Ugwu CYON  Chaplain,

The youth, the Church and the society was the theme of the Youth Week organized by the Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria (CYON) of St. Paul’s Catholic Parish, Umualum Nekede in Owerri North LGA in Imo State, which came to a conclusion on Sunday, August 25, 2013. Delivering his homily during the thanksgiving Mass that marked the grand finale, Rev. Fr. Marcus Chukwu (CMF) described correction and discipline as essential tools in training a child.  He noted that in today’s world a good number of parents prohibit their children from being punished in school when they disobey hence he enjoined…

Iwuanyanwu not responsible for Nekede Ihiagwa road disaster

Chief-Emmanuel-Iwuanyanwu

The Chief Executive of Hardel and Enic Group of Companies, and frontline politician in Imo State, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has denied the allegation making the rounds in the State that he abandoned construction work on Orji-Egbu-Naze-Nekede-Ihiagwa-Obinze road. Iwuanyanwu, in a statement issued by his construction firm, Hardel & Enic Group of Companies, described those who bandied such allegations against him as detractors who are bent on destroying and tarnishing his integrity. The statement signed by Bon Nwachukwu, Managing Director of the firm, blamed former Governor Achike Udenwa for the present condition of the road, arguing that Udenwa terminated the contract…

Strike: FG ignores Poly lecturers – As strike enters second month

polytechnic

The Federal Government has ignored the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria eight weeks ago. Since the strike action, which paralysed academic activities in all the Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria, the Federal Government appeared insensitive both to the plight of the lecturers and that of the students. The union which issued a 21-day ultimatum on March 25, is asking the Federal Government to look into many of its demands. The ultimatum expired on April 22 with subsequent declaration of a one-week warning strike and an indefinite strike on April 29. THE LEADER…

Members dedicate Imo Int’l Modern Market to God

The Coordinators and BOT members of General Goods Section of Imo International Modern Market, Naze Nekede, Imo State, dedicating the site of the market to God last Friday (picture here is the Chairman of the Association, Mr. Sylvester Oguihe.

The Coordinators of General Goods Section “Imo International Modern Market” Naze Nekede, have added their voice appealing to Imolites in other parts of Nigeria to “come home and help develop the State”. They made the call last week at the site of the International Modern Market while dedicating the site to God.  Performing the dedication, Pastor Anselm Onuoha charged the association to seek the face of God with all their hearts.  He assured them that anybody who has God as his foundation would not have any problem in life, “when you have God as your foundation, you will have no…