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Commissioner for Health, Abia State, Dr Joe Osuji has disclosed that 17 members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, currently at the orientation camp at Umunna, Bende council area, have tested positive for COVID-19.
The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has described how Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State came to his house and begged him to join him (Umahi) in defecting to All Progressives Congress, APC, or, at least, stop attending Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, meetings.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Sunday night revealed that the plan behind his defection was for the former Senate President, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, and other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to join him in APC two weeks after he must have successfully defected.
Ebonyi Governor David Umahi said Senator Pius Anyim and National Assembly members from the state, were privy to his decision to join the All Progressives Congress.
Less than two weeks after his defection from People’s Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has accused leaders of his former party of planning to destabilise his government.
A lawmaker, Rep. Chinedu Ogah, representing Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency on Friday disbursed N14 million education grants to 200 students in his constituency studying in different tertiary institutions in the country.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has assured Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members of their peaceful existence in the state with no one harassing or disrupting their legitimate activities.
Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Office of the Vice President in a statement in Abuja, said the beneficiaries expressed their feelings in randomly selected testimonials collated by the presidency.
The immediate past Publicity Secretary of the APC in Ebonyi State and PDP chieftain, Nwoba Chika Nwoba, weekend declared that no Ebonyi National Assembly member would defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State.
Key stakeholders in Abakaliki metropolis have said that the decision of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi to reposition the government is in the right direction but said they are worried over the sacking of his political appointees.
Some eminent Nigerians from on Thursday expressed divergent views over the defection of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi, says he actually joined the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Nov.10, when speculations were rife that he was leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Ebonyi State government has lauded the Federal Government for introducing and sustaining the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Survival Fund and urged entrepreneurs to ensure they benefit from it.
Chief Egwu Chima, a former Commissioner for Information and State Orientation in Ebonyi, says Gov Dave Umahi’s defection from the PDP to APC would not add tonic to his new party.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday cautioned politicians against vote buying, food sharing and other activities capable of buying the conscience of voters at polling units duing Saturday’s Lagos East by-elections.
As announced in an official statement this afternoon, the stadium based in the neighbourhood of Fuorigrotta in the west end of the city will formally change its name from the ‘Stadio San Paolo’ to ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’.
Israeli police on Friday arrested a man for trying to set fire to an east Jerusalem church by the Garden of Gethsemane, the site revered by Christians as the place where Jesus prayed before he was crucified.
Bali, a respected general, was member of the highest decision making body of government during the military era in the 1980s. He was a member of the Supreme Military Council from 1984 to 1985 during the Major General Muhammadu Buhari military regime. Bali also served as member of the Armed Forces Ruling Council from 1985 to 1990 during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese French businessman who allegedly funnelled millions of euros from former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during the latter’s 2007 election campaign, a judicial source said.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Tuesday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for its new policy to grant unfettered access to Foreign Exchange (Forex) on Diaspora Remittances.
While COVID-19 has devastated communities worldwide and remained in the spotlight since last year, the world must keep fighting to protect gains made against HIV/AIDS—a pandemic that has been raging for over 30 years and remains a global public health crisis.
Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), says corruption corrodes trust in government and weakens the impact of policies and public spending.
Barely two weeks after the kinsmen of former Governor Sam Egwu were sacked from the administration of Governor David Umahi, another set of appointees from former Senator Anyim Pius Anyim’s Local Government Area of Ivo were some minutes ago relieved of their appointments.
This is coming five months after Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) was controversially sacked and replaced amidst the crisis rocking the party.