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The kidnap of Amos Ogbonnaya, of a former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, in the Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by hoodlums, on Thursday evening, has continued to generate mixed reactions from various segments of the state.
Over 50 communities in Enugu State and two communities in Ebonyi have been thrown into darkness following the vandalization of the Amechi–Awgu 33KV mainline, which supplies electricity to the affected communities.
The Police Command in Ebonyi has warned native doctors against providing criminals with charms to perpetrate criminal activities in the state.
The federal government has concluded plans to deploy more military assets, including troops, intelligence personnel and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to the South-east and South-south, investigation has revealed.
The Police Command in Ebonyi has assured citizens of maximum security at Eid praying grounds and recreation centres, as Muslims celebrate Eid-el Fitr.
A rights group, International Society for Civil Rights and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has alleged that a total of 1,460 Christians have been killed in Nigeria between January and April.
Governors of the 17 southern states under the aegis of the Southern Governors Forum have called on the federal government to convoke a national dialogue as a matter of urgency to address widespread agitations among Nigerians for greater inclusiveness in governance.
Worried by the rising rate of insecurity, Southern Governors, Tuesday, met in Asaba, the Delta State capital and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation on the spate of insecurity in the country.
The Police in Ebonyi on Monday said it recovered a car that was snatched from its owner at gunpoint within three hours of the incident.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has urged the Igbos to stop insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and leaders from other regions.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Saturday declared his belief in a united Nigeria and condemned calls for secession by some groups in the country.
The Chairman of South East Governor’s Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has said the people of the zone are fighting two separate wars.
Ace rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called for the adoption of a diversified model in the fight against insecurity in the country.
Nigeria has vaccinated 1,266,742 persons against COVID-19, two months after nationwide rollout commenced on March 5.
The Federal Government on Wednesday began a three-month training of 26 persons on environment beautification in Ebonyi, as part of its efforts to reduce unemployment in the country.
The federal government has revealed plans to embark on a national rollout of the accelerated basic education programme to enable disadvantaged children between the ages 10 and 18 have access to education.
The Commissioner for Commerce and Industry who doubles as the General Manager, Ebonyi State Fertilizer and Chemical Company Ltd, Engr Prof. Ogbonnaya Chukwu, has decried the rate at which Agro-Dealers are adulterating fertilizers.
The Edo State Government says the ban placed on pool parties and large gatherings in the state is still in place.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, says the hitch-free conduct of the recent Ijaw National Congress (INC) election through electronic voting indicated that Nigeria can hold rancour-free national elections by adopting such measures.
Aviation unions under the aegis of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) have threatened to shut down the Kaduna Airport in compliance with the strike action declared in Kaduna by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
The Jigawa State Hisbah Command said it had confiscated 308 bottles of assorted alcoholic drinks in Gumel Local Government Area of the state.
The Football Coaches Association of Africa Nations (FCAAN), which is due to commence a seven-day “C” Course Programme in the Ondo State capital, Akure, on Sunday, where no fewer than 100 football coaches are expected to receive essential training, has received high praise from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes set another club record with his goal in victory at Aston Villa on Sunday.
The Commission’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, Sam Olumekun, who announced this at the Election Stakeholders’ forum on Monday, held in Ikeja, explained that the move became necessary to tackle the usual voter apathy and boost voter access to polling units in exercising their fundamental rights to vote.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) executive board approved on Monday a financing plan to help mobilize resources needed for the fund to cover its share of debt relief to Sudan.
Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly preparing to launch a £40m offer for Real Madrid French defender Raphael Varane.
A renowned Ifa Priest and Araba of Osogbo, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon, has disclosed that the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, lacks the proper cultural orientation of a Yoruba traditional ruler.