SPOTLIGHT
PERSONALITY PROFILE: Sir Jude Ejiogu  (SSG)

PERSONALITY PROFILE: Sir Jude Ejiogu (SSG)

Sir Jude Ejiogu was born into the family of renowned Community Leader and Teacher, Chief Alfred Ejiogu of Umuakuru Emekuku in Owerri-North LGA of Imo State. He attended Emekuku High School in Owerri-North where he obtained the West African School Certificate (WASC) in 1975. He proceeded to the United States of America in 1977 to...
NIGERIA vs MOROCCO: 25 years after the miracle of Dammam  - Joi John

NIGERIA vs MOROCCO: 25 years after the miracle of Dammam – Joi John

It is said that history ALWAYS repeats itself. Our match played on Saturday, January 25th against Morocco takes us back to a notable reference in Nigeria’s Sports history – the Miracle of Dammam (1989) We were up against the then Soviet Union, down 4 goals to Nil. Suddenly, 15 minutes into the second half ,...
Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu : How the Izuogu Z-600 dream was destroyed.

Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu : How the Izuogu Z-600 dream was destroyed.

In 1997, a brilliant Igbo Electrical Engineer and Lecturer at the Federal polytechnic Nekede, Dr. Ezekiel Izogu designed and developed the Izuogu Z-600, the first African indigenous manufactured car. The car was described by the BBC as ‘ the African dream machine’ as 90% of its parts were sourced locally . At a projected sales...
3 YRS LATER: Remembering late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua.

3 YRS LATER: Remembering late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.

On this day, May 5th 2013, we remember our late President Umar Musa Yar’Adua who lost his battle to kidney failure while in office. In his honour, IMO STATE BLOG will dedicate various postings on our social media platforms  to celebrate his life. First, let’s go down memory lane with Wikipedia. “President Yar’Adua left Nigeria...
MICHELLE OBAMA: From grass to grace.

MICHELLE OBAMA: From grass to grace.

Beloved Imolites,  please allow us space to share this write-up with you. Thank you. Life lessons teach us never to look down anyone because we do not know what their creator has in store for them in future. Today there are many people ranging from the world of Politics to entertainment who stand as testimonies...
20yr old Imo State indigene makes history as youngest graduate with a Commerical Pilot Licence!!

20yr old Imo State indigene makes history as youngest graduate with a Commerical Pilot Licence!!

All hail our son, Favour Nnaemeka Odozor of Ebeise Amucha autonomous community in Njaba LGA, in Orlu who has just emerged as the youngest with the Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) in both Nigeria and South Africa.  Odozor who graduated alongside 15 other trained pilots at the Afrika Union Aviation Academy (AUAA), Mafikeng, South Africa on...
IMO STATE: Prince Eze Madumere emerges Deputy Governor!

IMO STATE: Prince Eze Madumere emerges Deputy Governor!

Following the impeachment of Sir Jude Agbaso, the Imo State House of Assembly has confirmed Prince Ezeakonobi Madumere as  Deputy Governor. Prior to this development, His Excellency who hails from Achi-mbieri (Mbaitoli Local government area) served as Chief of Staff to the Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha.  A full citation of the Deputy Governor is available...
Prof.Chinua Achebe bows out at 82.

Prof.Chinua Achebe bows out at 82.

Legendary writer, Prof. Chinua Achebe has passed on. IMO STATE BLOG learned that the 82yr old  died on  Thursday night in Boston, Massachusetts after a brief illness. Achebe was born in Ogidi, Anambra State, on November 16, 1930. His book, “Things Fall Apart” has sold more than 8 million copies and been translated into more than 50...
Actor, Osita Iheme "Paw Paw" turns 31!!!!

Actor, Osita Iheme “Paw Paw” turns 31!!!!

Please join the IMO STATE BLOG family in sending Happy birthday wishes to our brother and top Nollywood actor, Osita Iheme, MFR of the “Aki and Paw paw” fame. Iheme is a son of Mbaitoli in Imo State. As he turns 31 today, we wish him good health and many more years ahead to celebrate. Osita...
SPOTLIGHT: Emmanuel Emenike, pride of Umuaka, Njaba LGA (Imo State)

SPOTLIGHT: Emmanuel Emenike, pride of Umuaka, Njaba LGA (Imo State)

Behold, our very own Emmanuel Chinenye Emenike of the Super Eagles who made us proud at the just concluded AFCON 2013  in South Africa. In the photo above, he receives his National honor from President Goodluck Jonathan. Emenike is an indigene of Umuaka in Njaba LGA.
DIASPORA SPOTLIGHT:- Engr.Nnamdi Anusiem: a story of determination.

DIASPORA SPOTLIGHT:- Engr.Nnamdi Anusiem: a story of determination.

The spotlight lands on our brother, Engr.Nnamdi Anusiem . An indigene of Mbaitoli, LGA in Imo State, Engr. Anusiem was one of the 2,600 students who graduated from Wayne State University, Michigan on Saturday where he  received his Master’s degree in Industrial engineering.   Anusiem obtained his first degree in Mechanical engineering from the University...
CITATION: Prince Eze Madumere, MFR

CITATION: Prince Eze Madumere, MFR

Prince Eze Madumere, Management Consultant, Politician, Philanthropist per excellence, and the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha (OON). Achi – Mbieri, an Agrarian community in present day Mbaitoli Local Government Area in Imo State, reputed for their intrinsic business acumen, habouring, prosperous and well educated people is the home-town...
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