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Group expresses worries over rise in cultism in Ebonyi schools

The Etiti Technical Secondary School Alumni Association, Afikpo South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has expressed worry over the rising cases of cultism in secondary schools, saying it was high time the scourge was nipped on the bud.

Gunmen attack FRSC official

A Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) official serving in Ebonyi State, Mr. Chiedera Orazurike, has narrowly escaped death following an attempt on his life by suspected killers.

Fresh crisis brews in South Africa as Nigerians get eviction threat

Some indigenes of Keimoes and Upington areas of northern cape province in South Africa, on Thursday morning, gave Nigerians and other foreign national a 12-hour ultimatum to vacate their communities.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government seals 15 illegal gas stations

Ebonyi State government on Thursday sealed over 15 illegal gas stations in Abakaliki, the state capital.

USAID: Over 500,000 HIV orphans, children benefited from US health services

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has said that it has provided care and support to over half a million children orphaned or affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi: Governor Umahi never said he also belongs to APC

Ebonyi State Government and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday debunked media reports Governor David Umahi declared he was the only governor that belongs to the party and ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Governor Umahi still a bonafide member of PDP – party chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed reports that Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, is plotting a move to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as mischievous and self-serving.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari commissions erosion control work at AEUTH Abakaliki

President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend commissioned the completed flood and erosion control works at the Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital (AEUTH), Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze youths petition NAFDAC over boy’s death

The leadership of the apex socio-cultural youth organisation in Igboland, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, on Friday, petitioned the Federal Ministry of Health, the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, and the National Foods, Drug Administration and Control, over the death of a five-year-old pupil, Jerome Nwome.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Ebonyi international airport ready in 18 months

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State says the state’s International Airport recently approved by the federal government will be completed within 18 months.
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‘Herdsman’ rapes 54-year-old woman to death in Ebonyi

A suspected herdsman, Laulo Isa, 20, who reportedly raped a 54-year-old woman, Mrs Mary Okereke, to death, said alcohol and anger pushed him into committing the crime.

Herdsman: I was drunk, angry when I raped 54-year-old woman

Laulo Isa, the 20 years old Herdsman who reportedly raped a 54 years old, has said that he committed the act under the influence of alcohol.

NAFDAC destroys N1.32 billion worth of unwholesome goods in South East

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday destroyed unwholesome goods in the South East zone worth about N1.32 billion.

Man kills own children, injures another in Ebonyi

A middle-aged man, Mr Chinasa Ogbaga has allegedly killed two of his Children and left one fatally injured in Okpuitumo community in Abakaliki local government area of Ebonyi.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army intercepts 85 bags of smuggled rice in Ebonyi

The Nigerian Army has intercepted 85 bags of smuggled rice in a compound in Abor-Uwani community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor orders closure of hospital over Lassa-fever outbreak

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has ordered the immediate closure of St. Vincent Hospital at Igbagu in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi following suspected outbreak of Lassa fever at the hospital.
From left: Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Shameen Ahsan, Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, his deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu and Belize High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Ifeanyichuku Ifedi dancing along the streets of Calabar during the flag off of the first dry run of the 2019 Calabar carnival on Sunday

22 states, 15 local councils participate in Calabar Carnival

No fewer than 22 states and 15 local government areas in Cross River are participating in the 2019 cultural carnival held on Thursday in Calabar.

Nigerian Army conducts humanitarian, community services in ongoing exercise

The Nigerian Army says it has conducted 19 humanitarian and community services in host communities of troops participating in the ongoing Atilogwu Udo 1, otherwise known as Peaceful Dance.

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Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo governor, security chiefs meet, strategise to combat farmer-herder clashes

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that his administration is firming up strategies with relevant security agencies to tackle cases of farmer-herder clashes in the state.

Senator Oriolowo eulogises Bisi Akande at 81

The Senator representing Osun West senatorial district, Engineer Adelere Oriolowo, has described the leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former governor of Osun State, Chief Adebisi Akande, as the big tower between the old and the new Nigeria.

Murder: Two to die by hanging in Osun

Justice Jide Falola of the Osun State High Court in Ikirun on Friday sentenced two men to death by hanging for murder.

Petrol tanker explodes in Onitsha

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra Command, on Friday said no casualty was recorded in the tanker that burnt at Upper Iweka in Onitsha.

Imo governorship election enough for INEC chairman to resign – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Peter Esele, said on Friday that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, should take all the blames for the verdict of the Supreme Court on the Imo governorship election.