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IPOB denies arrest of members in Ebonyi

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that contrary to some reports none of its members was arrested in Ebonyi State.

No IPOB member arrested in Ebonyi – spokesperson

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Saturday, said no member of the group was arrested in Ebonyi state.

Peace mass transit appreciates Afikpo passengers with enticing edifice

Travellers to, and from Afikpo, the second biggest urban city in Ebonyi State have been savouring the refreshing ambience of the remodelled Peace Mass Transit (PMT) depot in the historic town.

Governor Ayade begs Cross River IDPs in Ebonyi to return home

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has urged all the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the state taking refuge in Ebonyi to return home, assuring that their safety would be guaranteed.
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NYSC chief warns to corps members against frequent trips

Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure, Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Thursday warned corps members against frequent trips during service year.

Communal clash claims 4 in Cross River

Tragedy struck in Biase local government as four persons have been reportedly killed in a renewed communal clash between Abanwan and Orugbam in Cross River State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi elections: Governor Umahi wins in all 13 local governments

Governor David Umahi has won the election in all the 13 local government areas of Ebonyi State.

PDP sweeps all National Assembly seats in Ebonyi

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared all the National Assembly seats in Ebonyi State. The party defeated its main challenger, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to win the three senatorial seats and six House of Representatives seats.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi APC governorship candidate delivers own unit to President Buhari

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, yesterday, delivered his own polling unit to President Muhammadu Buhari and other national assembly candidates.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi resettles communities displaced by his predecessor

The three communities in Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State forcefully displaced by the past administration for the establishment of the new Abakaliki City have received Certificates of Occupancy from Governor David Umahi as part of State Government’s resettlement plan for them.
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2019: INEC, NOA preach against violence, vote buying

They also appealed to eligible voters in the state to participate actively in the election, saying they would be doing themselves and the nation grave disservice if they do not turnout en masse on election days to cast their votes for their preferred candidates.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Sonni Ogbuoji: I’ll explore 26 solid minerals, others to benefit Ebonyi people

The 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ebonyi State, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, on Sunday, lamented that despite the commercial quantity of 26 solid minerals found in the state, it was yet to benefit from it.

NYSC resumes posting corps members to Ebonyi town previously hit by violence

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has re-commenced the posting of corps members to former crisis-ridden areas of Ishielu Local Government of Ebonyi.
Matthew Achigbe

APC chairman, wife, others reported killed in car crash

The Cross River State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Matthew Achigbe, and his wife were said to be among those killed in an auto crash along Afikpo Road in Ebonyi State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.
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Suleiman Kazaure advises NYSC members to be apolitical

The Director-General, National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has urged corps members country to be apolitical in their engagements during the 2019 general elections.

David Umahi increases corps members allowances in Ebonyi

The National Youth Service Corps members in Ebonyi are currently receiving the increased monthly allowances granted them by the state government.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’