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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

President Buhari approves N10 billion intervention fund for Enugu airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

South East governors urges President Buhari to declare emergency on roads, erosion

The governors of the South East and leaders from the zone on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari and asked for a special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
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South East governors, others demand special fund for Enugu airport

South-East governors and leaders from the zone on Thursday demanded for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Ebonyi indigenes tackle governor over airport project

Dave Umahi, Ebonyi State governor, has come under attack by Ebonyi indigenes in Diaspora, who described the proposed international airport project, “as a white elephant project difficult to achieve at the moment.”
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

NEC approves N100 billion for national livestock plan

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday resolved to pump N100 billion into the National Livestock Transformation Plan.
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NULGE group lauds Ebonyi governor’s performance

The National leadership of “Young Workers’ Committee’’, an arm of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has lauded the efforts of Ebonyi Gov. Dave Umahi in developing the state.

PDP senators call for probe over raid on Ebonyi governor’s residence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senate Caucus has raised the alarm over the gestapo-like raid on the Abuja residence of the governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, allegedly by the police.
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PDP: Invasion of Ebonyi governor’s Abuja residence by security operatives felonious

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the invasion of the Abuja residence of Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, reportedly by security operatives said to have been detailed by top authorities.

Southeast governors plead for expansion of Enugu Airport tarmac

Southeast Governors’ Forum on Thursday called on the Federal Government to include the expansion of the tarmac of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu in the planned rehabilitation work at the airport.
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IPOB lacks powers to place travel ban on governors – Ebonyi governor

Ebonyi State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi, has slammed the Indigenous People of Biafra for daring to place a travel ban on South-East governors and other top politicians from the zone.
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Controversies over alleged raid of Ebonyi governor’s Abuja residence

Controversy is brewing over the identity of the security agency responsible for the alleged raid on Abuja residence of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi; the Chairman, South East Governors Forum.
The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Bayelsa guber: Intrigues as Timi Alaibe, Douye Diri battle for PDP ticket

There is apprehension in Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of tomorrow’s governorship primary where the flagbearer of the party for the November 16 governorship election will be elected.

Enugu airport traffic to be diverted to Owerri

All flights to Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be diverted to Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, following the closure of Enugu Airport for comprehensive repair works.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson’s group sweeps PDP delegates election

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson-led Restoration Group swept the national delegates election of the Peoples Democratic Party in all the eight local government areas òf Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa governor’s group overruns Timi Alaibe, others in PDP ward congress

The Governor Henry Seriake Dickson led political camp (aka Restoration Team) over the weekend defeated the campaign organisation of Chief Timi Alaibe and other aspirants in the just concluded People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Ward Delegate Congress ahead the September 3 governorship primaries in the state.
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NEC, PDP commends Ebonyi governor for peaceful conduct of Bayelsa ad-hoc delegate election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have commended Ebonyi Governor, Chief Dave Umahi, for the peaceful conduct of the party’s ward congress across the 105 wards in the state.

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.

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Minister hails Edward Onoja’s emergence as Kogi deputy governor

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has commended the emergence of Chief Edward Onoja, as Deputy Governor of Kogi State, following the impeachment of Mr Simon Achuba by the State Assembly.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.

Lion captured after escape from Kano zoo cage

After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze youth council defends self, says it will not join issues with elders

Following the alleged statement made by one Emeka Attamah against Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, the later has promised not to join issues with him or the president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo.
Bayern Munich have confirmed that defender Niklas Sule tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during their Bundesliga draw against Augsburg.

Bayern Munich defender Sule set for surgery after tearing ACL

Bayern Munich have confirmed that defender Niklas Sule tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during their Bundesliga draw against Augsburg.
Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town players in solidarity after the FA Cup qualifying match was abandoned

English FA Cup match abandoned over racist abuse, monkey chants

An FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned on Saturday after allegations that players were racially abused and spat on.