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A 12-year-old boy and son of Alhaji Usman Kadiri, chairman of a Fulani settlement at Ugwuachara village in Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, has allegedly set his father’s house ablaze, killing his two year-old brother who was inside the thatched house.
The National Centre for Disease Control said in its latest report on Tuesday that 19 people had been killed by Lassa fever in the country, with 318 suspected cases reported in 19 states.
Coalition of South-East Youths, a South East based socio-political group, has called on the Federal Government to improve the benefits of security agents as a boost for the war against insurgency.
A legal practitioner, Mr Bright Uche, has appealed to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to restore power supply to Afikpo community in Ebonyi.
Mr Saint Anakor, Special Assistant to Ebonyi Governor on Security and Utility (Capital City), has said that security personnel in the state are not exempted from the restriction on commercial motorcyclists from operating beyond 7 pm.
Joy Mbam, the wife of a former Secretary to the Ebonyi State Government, late Chief Fidelis Mbam, has slumped in. Court during her arraignment for allegedly killing her husband.
Ebonyi and Imo states are top on the chart for states with high prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) in the South East zone of Nigeria. This is according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Dr. Vincent Ogochukwu Okpala, the Anambra State Commissioner for Health, has expressed the determination of the state government to respond to any outbreak of diseases threatening public health.
Udodiri’s journey to jail began when his victims petitioned the EFCC alleging that he approached them between 2014 and 2015 claiming to be a licensed dealer in petroleum products, and had supplied diesel at various times to companies like MTN, EDGE and two other organisations.
David Umahi, chairman of the south-east governors forum, says the region has formed its regional security outfit to protect lives and properties.
Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has revealed that a Regional security outfit has been formed to protect lives and properties in the Southeast.
The Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, yesterday in Owerri, made the disclosure on the ongoing public hearing and investigation into cases of sexual-based violence in the country.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has declared Chinese and Hindu languages, as well as Climate Change compulsory courses for students studying in Ebonyi vocational institutions.
The suspects, paraded alongside 26 others, were said to have been involved in the kidnap of Rev. Fr. Cyprian Ugwuanyi, Parish Priest of St. Paul Catholic Church, Ogbosu Umulokpa in Uzo-Uwani LGA, as well the Women leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area.
The Enugu State Ministry of Health on Thursday said it had deployed protective equipment to protect health care workers in Enugu State Teaching Hospital, Parklane.
As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar took the oath of office as First Vice President on Saturday formally rejoining the government.
Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.
South Sudan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security Onyoti Adigo confirmed on Tuesday evening that the locusts had entered the country, about ten days after the swarm hit Uganda
Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, weekend arrested a staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, for drug trafficking.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Tuesday said it had discovered a large farm of Indian hemp inside a school compound in Anambra State.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi, has finally reacted to the UEFA ban on Manchester City.
The Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi, and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, said yesterday that parents of Almajiri children should be arrested and not their children, for constituting a nuisance to the society. Sanusi also called for enactment of laws by state governments to tackle injustices in marriages.