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AOC tasks NAF personnel on combat readiness

Air Vice Marshal Sampson Akpasa, the Air Officer Commanding, Nigerian Air Force Ground Training Command, Enugu, has tasked officers, airmen and air women on combat readiness at all times.
Cletus Ibeto

Ibeto group, Chinese coy to establish two cement plants in Ebonyi

The Ibeto Groups and Sinomas Chinese Group of Companies says they have concluded plan to construct two high-capacity cement factories in Nkalagu and Effium communities of Ebonyi.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi pays July salaries amidst FAAC impasse

There was jubilation in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Friday as civil servants in the state started receiving alerts for their July salaries despite the inability of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) to release both the June and July allocations to states.

Ebonyi government to pay workers’ July salary before 13th

Ebonyi State Government says it will pay the July 2018 salaries of its workers before the month’s 13th day in spite of states not receiving the federation allocation since June.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar is best option for PDP – Group

A non-governmental organization under the aegis of Atiku Rescue Nigeria Campaign Mission, ARNCM, South-East Geopolitical Zone, has urged the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to give Presidential ticket to the former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
PDP leaders, Uche Secondus, right and presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar attended the formation of CUPP

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Why 39 political parties went into alliance

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, gave an insight into why about 39 political parties, including the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), went into alliance ahead of the 2019 general election.

Governor Umahi: South East will negotiate with presidential aspirants on well-being

Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, says the zone will negotiate with whomever it will support in the 2019 presidential election on its wellbeing.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari most corrupt since 1999

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has described the present federal government of President Muhamadu Buhari as the most corrupt since the return of democracy to Nigeria in 1999.
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Ex-NAN staff, 10 others ordained priests, deacons in Owerri

Eleven young Catholics, among them a former member of staff of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), were on Saturday in Owerri ordained priests and deacons.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

NiMet: Cloudy skies, rains, thunderstorms to prevail on Friday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains over the central states of the country such as Abuja, Niger, Kaduna and their environs on Friday morning.

NEMA warns South-east residents of impending flood

The Director of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), South-east zonal office, Walson Ibarakumo, has warned of impending flood risk in specific areas of Enugu, Anambra and Ebonyi States.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government outlaws sale of tramadol, codeine substances

The Ebonyi State Government has totally banned the sale of tramadol and codeine-containing products in chemists, pharmacies and other health facilities in the state.

Cloudy weather, thunderstorms, rains to prevail on Friday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of thunderstorms and moderate rains over the Central States such as Minna, Abuja, Jos, Lafia, Kaduna, Bauchi, Gombe, Jalingo and Lokoja on Friday morning.

Street renaming: Ebonyi Assembly gives Anambra government seven-day ultimatum

The Ebonyi State House of Assembly has given Anambra State government seven days ultimatum to restore the status of Abakaliki street it earlier renamed.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government approves reconstruction of 171 primary schools

Ebonyi State Commissioner for Education, Hon. Sabinus Nwankwegu, on Wednesday, said that the state government had approved the reconstruction of 171 primary schools across the state. He said N2 billion has been set aside for the project.

World Cup: Doctor dies watching Nigeria lose to Argentina

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA), Emeka Ogah, has confirmed the death of one its consultants, Canice Ebirim, on Tuesday during the Super Eagles and Argentina match.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi petitions IGP over alleged threats to attack school principals in Ebonyi

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over alleged threats to attack secondary school principals by a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ebonyi state chapter.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi CAN backs Governor Umahi for second term

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ebonyi State chapter, has endorsed the re-election of Governor David Umahi in the 2019 governorship election.

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Comrade Oshiomhole: Ex-President Obasanjo wants another term through the back door

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of seeking another term through the backdoor.

Federal, states, local governments share N668.8 billion for May

After weeks of horse-trading over revenue underpayment by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, the three tiers of government have finally received the sum of N668.8bn as allocation for the month of May.
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Donald Trump ‘secretly taped talking about Playboy model payment’

Donald Trump's former lawyer secretly taped a conversation the pair had about payments to an ex-Playboy model, according to a report.
A fatal accident involving a bus and a train occurred at Old Abeokuta Road by Odejobi junction on Friday

Three killed, many injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos

Three persons died and many others were injured when a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in Lagos State on Friday, authorities have confirmed.
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Ekiti guber: Police arrest 27 for electoral offences

The Police in Ekiti say they arrested 27 persons for election-related offences concerning the July 14 governorship election in the state.