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US distributes 1.75 million mosquito nets in Ebonyi

On November 7, 2019, the U.S. government, through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), donated 1.75 million bed nets in Nigeria’s Ebonyi state as part of a national campaign to provide enough nets for every Nigerian to be protected from the deadly disease every night.

PENCOM: Most states not implementing Contributory Pension Scheme

Most states across the six geopolitical zones in the country are yet to fully implement the Federal Government’s Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), a report by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) has revealed.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC explains eviction of two female corps members in Ebonyi

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), on Monday, gave further clarifications on the reason two female corps members posted to Ebonyi State were evicted from the orientation camp.

Mother, co-tenant nabbed for ‘child trafficking’ in Ebonyi

Two women, Mrs Onyinyechi Ofoke and Mrs Onyinyechi Nworie, are currently in the custody of the Central Police Station, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, for alleged child trafficking.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN faults NYSC for expelling corpers who refused to wear shorts, trousers

The Christian Association of Nigeria has criticised the National Youth Service Corps for expelling two corps members who refused to wear trousers or shorts for religious reasons.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC dismisses two corps members from orientation camp

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ebonyi has dismissed two corps members currently undergoing orientation programme for refusing to wear the statutory camp shorts and trousers.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor orders full probe of collapsed building which killed three siblings

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday reacted to the collapsed building in Akaeze community, Ivo LGA which resulted to death of three siblings in the state.

Three arraigned for stealing goats, fish in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command, on Wednesday, arraigned three persons, Mbam Oliver, 35; Mbam Igbogu, 40; and Chukwuemeka Nwovu, 22, for allegedly stealing goats and fish.

Anambra governor flags off new tax registration system

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, on Thursday flagged-off the New National Tax Identification Number (TIN) Registration System for the Southeast geopolitical zone.

Bayelsa NULGE returns state officers unopposed

Bayelsa State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has elected and returned unopposed the Akpos Ekiegha led state executives to run its affairs for the next four years.

Three siblings die as building collapses in Ebonyi

A building that collapsed in Akaeze community in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State at the weekend has killed three kids of the same parents.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB declares ‘war’ on Fulani herdsmen in Southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday declared that it won’t allow Fulani herders under the auspices of Miyetti Allah associations in the South East.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Border closure: Why federal government’s decision is in Nigeria’s best interest – stakeholders

In August this year, the Federal Government shut down the country’s land borders in a bid to check smuggling of goods, especially rice, light arms, automobiles and other contraband cargoes from neighbouring West African countries into the country. This, it said, was aimed at facilitating the growth of local investment in rice production as well as checking the consumption of unhealthy food products by the citizenry.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Minister urges South East integration into mainstream national politics

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, has urged the South East people to integrate into the Nation’s mainstream national politics.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC will take over Anambra in 2021 – minister

The Minister of Science and Teachnology Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would take over Anambra state in 2021.

Expert hails federal government’s refinery deal with Russia

An oil industry expert and senatorial aspirant in the last general election in Abia state, Mr Chinedu Onyeizu, has commended the Federal Government for signing a government backed partnership with Russia to revamp the nation’s refinery.
Tukur Buratai

Exercise Atilogwu Udo: General Buratai charges troops to flush out criminals in South East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged soldiers and personnel of other security agencies participating in the ongoing ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’ in the South East states to ensure that criminals and hoodlums are flushed out of the region.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government to commence importation of electric cars, tricycles

Arrangements are being made by Ebonyi State government to commence the importation of electric cars, tricycles, and other automobiles to the state. This arrangement is at the finishing stage.

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Appeal Court upholds Nasarawa governor’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi has upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa State.
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Bandits abduct university engineer in Anambra

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Edo APC exco sacks Anselm Ojezua, elects David Imoise as acting chair

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump open to deal with democrats over Barack Obama’s DACA programme

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signalled that he would be open to striking a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme if the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold his decision to repeal the initiative.

Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.