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The seven-man panel mandated by the interim national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to conduct primary to produce the party candidate ahead of next month bye-election for Imo North senatorial district has broken into factions.
The Chairman of Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission, EBSIEC, Jossy Eze, made the declaration in Abakaliki, saying that the Commission welcomed and adopted the results of the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections as announced by the various LGs returning officers.
The Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) on Saturday conducted local government poll to elect 13 chairmen and 171 councillors across the state.
A crack team of Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers including a serving and dismissed soldiers for alleged robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
A forensic audit report on the financial records of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, ISOPADEC, yesterday, disclosed that N12.3 billion spent by the commission cannot be accounted for between 2007 to 2020.
Elder Statesman and former Minister of Transport, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has joined voice with other Nigerians predicting a better future for the country if power is zoned to the South-East in 2023.
A 66-year-old man was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State, for trafficking an 18-year-old lady to Mali for forced labour and prostitution.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in Benue state have killed the leader of a notorious kidnap group Terugwa Igbagwa aka Orjondu.
Oba community in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State has rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of one of their sons, Uche Ibeabuchi, as a member of the Federal Character Commission (FCC).
An Ebonyi State Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Abakaliki, the state capital, on Monday, remanded in a Correctional facility, four men, for allegedly killing a 57-year-old herbalist, Justice Kenneth.
Many streets in the various cities in Anambra State were jam packed with people who said they were out to find food for their families, complaining that the effect of hunger was becoming more severe than the coronavirus pandemic.
The Ebonyi State Executive Council has approved the sum of 1 billion naira for the procurement of relief materials and palliative packages to be distributed across the state to help residents ease the hardship of the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Monday apologised to pensioners over government’s inability to pay pension and gratuities arrears.
The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has described his emergence as the only APC governor in the Southeast states as an act of God.=
Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State have commended the Director General of the state campaign council and former Secretary to the State Government, Chief Cosmas Iwu, for ensuring that the party got a seat at the state house of assembly.
The governor, who spoke through the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youths and Social Development, Chibuzor Obinna, particularly charged the corps medical personnel among them to identify with and join the new NYSC Health Initiative for the Rural Dwellers (HIRD).
After about fourteen days of continuous protest in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly set to take action.
The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) South West, has called for adequate compensation for journalists and media houses affected by the attacks carried out recently by suspected hoodlums in the region.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has relaxed the 24-hour curfew earlier imposed on Jos South and Jos North local government areas with effect from Oct. 23.
The State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, made this known to newsmen in Owerri.
Sen. George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, has urged the youth not to lose hope over Nigeria as no country in the world is immune to challenges.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “reports that security agents are shooting at #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll gate, Lagos. This must stop immediately.”
Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.
The Muslim Rights Concern has appealed for calm following the escalation of violence in the #EndSARS protest.
The number of nations with more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to seven.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has reiterated its commitment to checkmate activities of infiltrators and criminals who disguise as herders to wreck havoc in South East.