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Governor Umahi urges corps members to promote national unity

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Thursday charged the 2019 batch B stream 1 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to strive to promote the unity and indivisibility of the country during their service year.
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Governor Umahi appoints SSG, other principal officers

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has appointed Mr Kenneth Ugbala as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Ex-Commissioner: Non-indigene syndrome abolished in Ebonyi

Mr Charles Akpuenika, former Ebonyi Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, has said that the “non-indigene syndrome” has been abolished in Ebonyi due to Gov. David Umahi’s all-inclusive policies.

Monarchs, youths, others call for expulsion of Ebonyi lawmaker from PDP

Monarchs in Effium autonomous community in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state at the weekend called for expulsion of a lawmaker, Awo Chinedu representing Ohaukwu north constituency in Ebonyi state house of assembly from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for allegedly sponsoring cultism.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Ohaneze urges President Buhari to give SGF position to Southeast

Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give the southeast the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
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Governor Umahi asks former commissioners, others to return vehicles, properties

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Wednesday directed his former commissioners and other political appointees to return all government vehicles and properties in their custody.
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How UniJos law student emerged Plateau speaker

A final year law student of the University of Jos, Mr Ayuba Abok on Monday emerged Speaker of the 9th Plateau State House of Assembly.
There was zero compliance to the sit-at-home order in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital as economic activities, movement of vehicles and individuals were hitch-free.

Sit-at-home flops in Ebonyi

There was zero compliance to the sit-at-home order in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital as economic activities, movement of vehicles and individuals were hitch-free.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi plans sustainable economy to tackle unemployment

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state on Wednesday pledged to pursue an integrated policy of economic development and transformation towards improving the quality of life in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi dissolves cabinet, appoints new accountant general

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has dissolved all the Executive council members along with principal officers of his government In exception of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Religious matters Rev. Fr. Abraham Nwali.
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Governor Umahi sworn in for second term

Chief David Umahi of Ebonyi state has been sworn in for a second term as Governor of Ebonyi state.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today.

Tight security as President Buhari, 29 state governors take oath of office today

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today.
Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, Governor David Umahi, Senator Obinna Ogba were among other dignitaries who paid their last respect to Late Evang. (Mrs.) Odinakachukwu Okorie.

Governor Umahi, Patience Jonathan, others pay last respect to Mama Okorie

Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, Governor David Umahi, Senator Obinna Ogba were among other dignitaries who paid their last respect to Late Evang. (Mrs.) Odinakachukwu Okorie.

Ebonyi elders council scribe dies after row with VIO officers

An elderly man has died in Ebonyi State after a row with vehicle inspection officials, the governor said.

Persons seeking to be perm secs in Ebonyi can’t recite national anthem

Several permanent secretary hopefuls in Ebonyi on Tuesday failed to recite the national anthem, states and capitals, among other questions they were asked in an interview session.

Brain drain: NMA bemoans exodus of doctors to foreign countries

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has bemoaned the exodus of indigenous doctors to foreign countries.

Governor Umahi vows to demystify politics, appointments in Ebonyi

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has vowed to demystify politics and appointments in the state during his second tenure in office.

Governor Umahi agrees to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, yesterday approved the N30, 000 New National Minimum wage for the State civil servants with promise to continue to work for their welfare in the years ahead.

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Robust security in place for start of Cup of Nations

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Police arrest two Boko Haram commanders in Borno

Police in Borno on Friday, said they had arrested two “high profile’’ Boko Haram commanders believed to have participated in attacks on security locations in Nigeria and Cameroon.
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US poised to tighten sanctions on Iran over terror financing

The United States is set to increase pressure on Iran for failing to head off funds to terrorists, threatening new sanctions if Tehran fails to comply, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday.