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The Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday alleged of plans by some political thugs and people believed to be mercenaries by politicians to bomb the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the 13 local government area headquarters in the state.
The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the death toll from Lassa fever has risen to 69 as the disease claimed 10 more people in Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi and Plateau states.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday claimed that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, stopped South East governors from rigging election in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Gubernatorial Candidate of the Advanced Allied Party (AAP) in Ebonyi, Mr Ogbonnaya Okorie, resigned his membership of the party and defected to the People’s Democratic Party to support re-election of Gov. David Umahi.
Following the incessant attacks and violent activities in some parts of Ebonyi State, Governor David Umahi, has ordered security agencies in the state to shoot any person caught terrorising the people with illegal firearms.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10.
The Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress, of arm twisting security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission to rig Saturday’s polls.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday ordered the immediately suspension of the collection of Personal Income Tax and other illegal revenues from markets in the state.
Over 30 houses have been destroyed in pre-election related violence in some communities in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi state.
The Virology center at Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA) built by Ebonyi state government has successfully treated and discharged 14 Lassa fever patients brought to the centre this year.
With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.
Two persons have been arrested in Ebonyi state while allegedly planting improvised explosive devices, IEDs, on Idembia bridge Ezza South Local government Area of Ebonyi state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ebonyi State, has begun the distribution of sensitive and non-sensitive election materials to the 13 Local Government Areas of the state.
The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Awosola Awotunde, has been directed to fish out the criminal suspects, who allegedly inserted a hot-iron inside the private part of the Vice Chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area of the state.
Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.
The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.
The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.
Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.
An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.
MFM FC forward Kabir Adewole Adeniji has expressed his appreciation to the coach of the team, Fidelis Ilechukwu, for giving him the opportunity after scoring his fourth goal of the season in their 2-0 victory over Sunshine Stars in a South-West derby at the Agege Stadium on Wednesday.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
Porsche customers in the UK should brace for a price hike of up to 10 percent in case of a hard Brexit, the luxury German carmaker warned Monday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has called on Manchester United to deliver a "controlled" performance against Liverpool in a fixture he knows well.
Lobi stars goalkeeper Femi Kayode has stated that the NPFL side still have very much upper most in their mind getting flying ahead of next set of matches in the NPFL.