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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).
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator compares Bukola Saraki to late dictator Sani Abacha

The senator representing Ebonyi central, Obinna Ogba, has likened the leadership style of the outgoing Senate president, Bukola Saraki, to that of Nigeria’s late military dictator, Sani Abacha.

Senator Ogba emerges as Ebonyi FA chairman

The Senator representing Ebonyi Central Senatorial zone, Obinna Ogba, has been elected as Chairman of the Ebonyi State Football Association.

Ebonyi government sets up committee to probe Senator Ogba

The Ebonyi State Ministry of Sports and Youth Development has set-up a 5-man committee to probe the emergence of Sen. Obinna Ogba, representing Ebonyi Central, and other contestants for the state Football Association (FA) elections.

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.

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NAF chief tasks personnel on civil-military relations

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday implored Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel to maintain good civil-military relations in order not to put the Force in disrepute.

PDP denies reported romance between Bayelsa governor, petroleum minister

The Peoples Democratic Party Youth Network has called on Bayelsans to ignore a wild rumour being peddled by unscrupulous characters about a purported meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva.

General Abdulsalami: We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity to future generation

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on Nigerians to raise the bar of peace in all their endeavors.
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Floods submerge 150 communities in Kogi

Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Sanusi Yahaya, announced that over 150 communities have been submerged following floods in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.

Man dies while jogging at Cross River university

Tragedy struck the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, community, Calabar, as a popular shop operator, Goody, died while jogging at the wee hours of Saturday.