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June 23, 2018

PROFILE OF PROF. UKACHUKWU A. AWUZIE

Prof Ukachukwu Awuzie

  Prof. Ukachukwu Aloysius Awuzie hails from Umuzike in Orlu L.G.A of Imo State. He had his Primary School Education at St. Martins Primary School Owerri –Ebeiri where he came out with DISTINCTION in his First School Leaving Certificate in 1962. He attended Secondary School at Bishop Shanahan College, Orlu and had Division One Distinction, 1970. He proceeded to University of Nigeria Enugu Campus where he studied Architecture and came out with Second Class Honors Upper Division in 1978.After undergraduate studies, Prof. Awuzie then proceeded to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, where he obtained a Masters Degree in Landscape…

Owerri leaders resolve to produce governor in 2019

Paschal Dozie

  … Bemoan excision of Ohaji Egbema to Orlu zone It was a spectacular day of reckon on Saturday 11th November, 2017 as apex leaders of Owerri Senatorial Zone, comprising nine LGAs converged at Egbu Owerri  North LGA under the auspices of “Coalition for Owerri Re-awakening,” took their destiny in their own hands resolving to ensure that for equity and justice to prevail in Imo State, the zone should produce the next governor of Imo State come 2019. The summit which was attended by top politicians, captains of industry, Leaders of thought, Academics, legal luminaries and de crème de Ia…

Ejike Uche bemoans state of Imo – As UPP honours him

Renowned politician, Chris Ejike Uche has decried what he called “hogwash, hiccups and mob type” of growth in Imo State, noting that the so called “Urban Renewal Programme” of the current administration is turning into “urban destruction.” Speaking during a reception organized in his honour by UPP executives, Orlu zone, Sept. 4, Ejike Uche who is the Deputy National Chairman UPP (South) said the present administration has not established any industry since inception, rather, the ones established by late Governor Sam Mbakwe have all been erased. He listed the industries as – Shoe Industry, Abutu Poultry, Tile Industry, Adapalm, Concorde…

Guber Polls: Anxiety Grips Imo!

  Tension is electric as Imolites await the outcome of last Saturday Guber elections. They are gnashing their teeth and biting their nails in anticipation of the results, with ears on their radios and eyes glued to the television sets – thanks to the epileptic power supply and noisy generators! The issue is; who rules Imo? Who will occupy Douglas House and who and who will become Honorable members of the State House of Assembly? Flag bearers of the different political parties are standing on their toes with their supporters, taking stock of their actions and anticipating the future. People…

Imo 2015: Nzeribe writes off Okorocha

Veteran politician and elder-statesman, Senator Arthur Nzeribe, has vowed to resist the re-election of the  governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha in 2015.Senator Nzeribe, who described Okorocha as, “a governor full of baggage” boasted that a new governor would emerge in the state in 2015.  He described nine key governorship aspirants in the state as belonging to the “analogue age.”His words: “On May 29, 2015, Douglas House in Imo State will play host to a baggage-free brand new governor. The fresh governor will emerge from one of the two distinct groups in Imo politics, made up of 15 candidates.“Nine politicians…

Tension in Imo as PDP unites, Vow to take over Power in 2015

As the 2015 general elections approach, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to take over power in Imo state which they lost at the 2011 gubernatorial election. Speaking during an Executive/Stakeholders meeting held at Orlu Hotel  June 7, 2014, the PDP zonal Chairman, Chief Greg Nnabuo commended the honorable members from the zone, both at National and State Assemblies for their support to ensure that the meeting went successfully especially Senator Hope Uzodinma. He disclosed that after the appointment of Chief Eze Duruiheoma as the Chairman National Population Commission, the party after its meeting on January 4, unanimously appointed…

Jonathan swears in Eze Duruiheoma as NPC Boss!

President Goodluck Jonathan has admonished the new Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma (SAN), against making inflammatory statements that could cause problem in the country. The President spoke at the swearing-in of Dururihuoma and two other members of the Commission, Dr Aliyu Kwali (FCT) and Bala Banye (Katsina) “You must be very mindful and not make statements that will create problem for the society. “I dropped your predecessor because of certain statements he made and brought credibility problem to the commission. “He is a fine gentleman, everybody knows him, very cerebral. “But an institution like the…