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Kidnappers release abducted Police wrestler after N.2 million ransom

The abducted Nigeria Police athlete, Constable Esther Okpokwe, has been released by suspected kidnappers who seized her on her way to the 3rd Governor Dickson Wrestling Classics in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State, on Sunday.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi dissociates self from 2023 presidential ambition

Governor David Umahi has dissociated himself from the purported inauguration of a campaign platform known as ‘Southeast for President 2023’.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

South East governors reject Miyetti Allah’s vigilance plan

The South-East Governors Forum has reacted to lingering controversies surrounding the alleged proposal by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to organize local vigilance groups in the South-East.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 51

WWC: Pastor blames ‘deceitful spirit’ for prophecising Super Falcons will reach semi-final

A popular Ebonyi-based pastor, Simeon Ononogbu, has blamed “deceitful” spirit for the failed prediction that the Super Falcons will reach the semi-finals of the FIFA Women World Cup in France.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi declares four-year action on industrial clusters, airport

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday said that building industrial clusters and a state-owned airport were among his vision for the state in the next four years.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Paul Okorie: Ebonyi APC must reposition for effective opposition

Dr Paul Okorie, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, says the clamour for good governance in the state may be a mirage unless APC is repositioned to put the ruling party on its toes.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

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.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

NEC sets up security committee to confront banditry, kidnapping

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday set up a Security and Policing Committee to address the challenge of banditry, kidnapping, cultism and other security issues confronting the country.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

NEC reconstitutes committee to reconcile excess crude account

The National Economic Council on Thursday in Abuja reconstituted an Ad-hoc Committee to reconcile the Excess Crude Account, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s remittance and related issues.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Miyetti Allah leadership proposes Governor Umahi for president in 2023

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Thursday endorsed Governor Dave Umahi for the presidency of Nigeria come 2023.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: NGF to make stand on state police known soon

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.

NGO seeks open government partnership against corruption

A nongovernmental organisation (NGO) has rallied advocated adoption of Open Government Partnership (OGP) by the various state governments to promote transparency in governance.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

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.

Governor Obiano, monarchs to tackle herdsmen crisis, crimes in Southeast, others

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has expressed his administration’s readiness to tackle the growing menace of herdsmen amongst other criminal tendencies by unscrupulous individuals across the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

APC women aspirants congratulate, pray for President Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Women Aspirants Forum has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his successful Democracy Day celebration which followed his inauguration for a second term in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

SGF: Igbo group begs President Buhari to consider South-East

A pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Igbo Amaka (AM) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to consider South-East for the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

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The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.

Lagos: Mobile courts for correction, not revenue generation

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.
United States president Donald Trump has criticised Megan Rapinoe for protesting during the national anthem at the Women's World Cup.

WWC: US star Megan Rapinoe remains defiant on national anthem stance

Megan Rapinoe has claimed she is “not going to the f*cking White House" if the United States win the Women's World Cup.

Two nabbed for ‘defiling’ mentally-challenged woman

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly defiling a 23-year-old woman, Nwanneka Nwaizu, suspected to be mentally-challenged in Ezi Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Railway construction: Lagos to close Ashade for two days

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Akanni Doherty Street, Ashade, from June 28 to June 30, 2019.

OML-25: Host communities reject Shell

The leaders of the three communities hosting OML-25 facility in Rivers on Tuesday insisted that they did not want the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in their communities again.