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Police arrest four suspects, recover gun in Enugu community

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested four suspected cultists for alleged unlawful possession of firearm at Agbogugu in Mbanabor community of Awgu Local Government Area.

TDAGRI: Register prostitution as business

Non-governmental organisation, NGO, Team of Detecting Agency for Government Reform Initiative, TDAGRI, has advocated registration of prostitution as a business in Nigeria.

Enugu governor begs employers not to reject corps members

Enugu State governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has charged employers of labour both in the public and private sectors of the economy in the state not to reject corps posted to them for the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), programme.
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Enugu assembly commends governor for massive rural road projects

The Enugu State House of Assembly Committee on Works has commended the Enugu State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for the massive road projects going on in the rural areas of the state.

Police probe ‘suicide’ of an 84-year old in Enugu

Police in Enugu State has commenced investigation into an alleged suicide by an octogenarian, Pa Mathias Uzo, 84, in a community in the state.

Enugu governor warns corps members against frivolous travels

Enugu State Governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has cautioned corps members serving in the state against embarking on unnecessary travels especially during the festive season.

Federal government to invest in alternative medicine – minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the ministry will continue to promote complementary and alternative medicine as a means of providing comprehensive healthcare for the vast rural population.
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NPopC: Pneumonia, meningitis, tetanus causing infant deaths in Nigeria

National Population Commission (NPC) has identified severe infections such as pneumonia, septicemia and meningitis among the common causes of neonatal (infant) deaths in Nigeria.

Another Nigerian killed, two others injured in South Africa

Odefa Ikele, the national spokesperson of Nigerian Union South Africa, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.

Border closure: Enugu urges people to embrace rice farming, promises land availability

The Enugu State Government has urged the people to embrace rice farming, promising to make available farmland for cultivation to improve production.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu: No constituency project will be abandoned in my constituency

A former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said some of the projects he facilitated for implementation in his constituency are still ongoing as he tried to allay worries that they are abandoned.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Enugu West: No constituency projects will be abandoned – Senator Ekweremadu

Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, the representative of Enugu West in the Senate, says that no constituency project will be abandoned in the district.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu constituents raise concerns over abandoned constituency projects

The Chairman of the Community Constituency Project Tracking Committee, Mr Julius Azinkpali, said that the projects were attracted by the former Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, and Mr Toby Okechukwu, representing Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Federal Constituency.

Police ‘on the trail’ of abductors of former PDP national youth leader

The police in Enugu on Tuesday said that it was on the trail of masked men that allegedly abducted a former member of Enugu State House of Assembly, Mr Ude Okoye.
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Enugu polytechnic regularises admission procedure with JAMB

The Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo in Eziagu Local Government Area, has successfully regularised its admission procedure with the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.

Police arrest ‘killers’ of Catholic priests

While Mr Offu was killed by suspected herders along Ihe-Agbudu Road in Awgu Local Government Area of the state, Mr Ugwu, a parish priest of St. Mark Catholic Church, Obinofia Ndiuno in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state was kidnapped and later killed on March 14.

Enugu governor orders demolition of caves

Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has ordered the demolition of Agbogugu and Isu-Awaa-Agbudu caves in Ihe-Agbogugu-Ogbaku-Amurri and Isu-Awaa-Agbudu forests to enhance security.
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Enugu governor orders immediate demolition of caves in Agwu forests

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Monday, visited the Umuogbua Ihe tunnel along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway by Awgu Local Government Area, which serves as a hide-out and escape route for kidnappers operating in the area.

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Day Two of the ongoing Kwara State Sports Festival has hit a major snag after contingents from all 16 local governments in the state converging at the Ilorin, Kwara State government, Stadium.
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Governor Wike: Nigeria can’t afford to drift to one party state

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that being members of different political parties should not deny the country the much needed development.