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Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja

The Senate Committee on Youth and Sports on Tuesday threatened to order the shutdown of Bet9ja office if the company failed to honour its invitation for a second time.

Senator Ogba calls on warring Ebonyi communities to stop further killings, destruction of property

The senator representing Ebonyi Central Zone, Senator Obinna Ogba on Saturday called on the two warring communities; Enyibichiri Echialike in Ikwo Local government area and Enyigba in Abakaliki Local government area of the state to stop further killings and destruction of property.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Elections: More INEC materials carted away in Ebonyi as PDP, APC trade blame

Barely 9 hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission sensitive and non sensitive materials was set ablaze by suspected political thugs in Okposi Umuohara in Ezza North LGA, another set of the Commissions materials for today’s election at Ngbo ward in Aobodo Eja in Ohaukwu Local government area also reportedly carted away by suspected thugs in Ebonyi.

PDP sweeps all National Assembly seats in Ebonyi

The Peoples Democratic Party has cleared all the National Assembly seats in Ebonyi State.

Ebonyi constituents petition IGP Adamu over Senator Ogba’s alleged certificate forgery

The people of Ebonyi Central Senatorial districts have petitioned Mr. Mohammed Adamu, the Acting Inspector General of Police, over an alleged impersonation and certificate forgery by Senator Obinna Ogba, the PDP candidate for Ebonyi Central Senatorial district.

PWDs urge INEC to enlist members as ad-hoc staff

People Living with Disabilities in Ebonyi State have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Disabilities Bill into law.

Ebonyi APC primaries: Julius Ucha denies accusing Martin Elechi of being behind killings

The Ebonyi Central Senatorial District candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Julius Ucha, has condemned a recent media report ascribed to him insinuating that former Governor Martin Elechi remotely masterminded the killings recorded during the failed APC senatorial primaries held at Onueke in Ezza South Local Government Area of the State.

Protest in Ebonyi over APC governorship primary

Members of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi State, numbering about 500, on Wednesday besieged the party’s state secretariat in Abakaliki to reject the outcome of the governorship primary of the party, which was held on Sunday.

Ebonyi youths reject automatic tickets for PDP NASS members

A youth group in Ebonyi State, the Unwuekumenyi Youths Assembly, has rejected automatic tickets purportedly being offered to the serving members of the National Assembly from their zones by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Senator Ogbuoji declares for Ebonyi guber race, promises good governance

The senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial Zone in the National Assembly, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, has declared to run for the governorship position in the state in the 2019 general election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

2019: Coalition backs ex–Ebonyi SSG Bernard Odoh for governor

A coalition of 10 registered political parties in Ebonyi has endorsed Prof. Bernard Odoh, former Secretary to State Government (SSG) to contest for 2019 governorship election in the state.
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IRI seeks more Ebonyi women participation in politics

The International Republican Institute (IRI) has urged women to participate actively in the various political activities in the country.

American investors tour NIGERCEM to revamp moribund firm

A team of American investors on Monday toured the Nigerian Cement (NIGERCEM) Company, Nkalagu in Ebonyi, to assess the condition of the moribund firm in a bid to revamp it.

2019: Ebonyi APC women want 40% affirmative action

Women leaders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi on Tuesday advocated for 40 per cent affirmative action for both elective and appointive positions in 2019 elections.

2019: APC women urged to resist monetary inducement in Ebonyi

The All Progressives Congress (APC), women leaders in Ebonyi have urged women members of the party to resist all forms of intimidation, harassment and monetary inducements in the 2019 general elections.

2019: Ebonyi PDP’s micro zoning favours Governor Umahi, Linus Okorie, others

The harmonisation processes reportedly being implemented by stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State has favoured the continuity agenda of political office holders elected on the platform of the party.

Senator Ucha: John Oyegun destroying APC out of frustration

Former Senator who represented Ebonyi Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Julius Ali Ucha, has lambasted the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, for enthroning impunity and illegality in the party.

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