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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests Ebonyi government house protocol officer over ‘N17 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a staff of the Protocol Unit of the Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki, over alleged N17 Million fraudulent transactions.

55-year-old arraigned for stealing, malicious damage

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned a 55-year-old man, Nwajoku Okemefuna, for alleged involvement in stealing and malicious damage.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government to commence importation of electric cars, tricycles

Arrangements are being made by Ebonyi State government to commence the importation of electric cars, tricycles, and other automobiles to the state. This arrangement is at the finishing stage.

Ebonyi indigenes tackle governor over airport project

Dave Umahi, Ebonyi State governor, has come under attack by Ebonyi indigenes in Diaspora, who described the proposed international airport project, “as a white elephant project difficult to achieve at the moment.”

Federal government approves construction of Ebonyi airport

The Ebonyi State government has secured the approval of the Federal government to construct an international airport in Abakaliki, the state capital.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Airport closure: Ebonyi government provides security

The Ebonyi government says it will provide security to travellers using the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, following the closure of the Akanu Ibiam international airport, Enugu.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government commences construction work on Redeem Church road

Ebonyi State government has commenced construction work on a 150-metre road leading to the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Gate of Heaven Parish, at the Nkaliki area of Abakaliki, the state capital.
Dave Umahi

Ebonyi government urges resident not to panic over yellow fever outbreak

Ebonyi government has urged residents not to panic over the reported yellow fever outbreak in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Everybody in Ebonyi wants to be SA, SSA

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Wednesday, disclosed that many of the citizens of the state were jostling for various political positions in his government.

Malaria: Ebonyi ready to distribute 1.9 million mosquito nets – official

The Ebonyi Government says it will distribute 1.9 million long lasting, insecticide-treated nets to households in the state under its 2019 universal net distribution campaign.

Ebonyi government appoints 16-member transition committee

The Ebonyi State Government on Wednesday set up a 16-member transition committee to ensure a smooth ceremony for Governor David Umahi’s second term in office.

Ebonyi: Federal government not sincere in boundary dispute resolution

The Ebonyi State government has said that the federal government has not displayed enough sincerity in ensuring that the problems of border areas in Nigeria not only in Ebonyi State are amicably resolved.

JAMB: CDHR tasks Ebonyi government, police on security over communal clash

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has urged Ebonyi Government to beef up security ahead of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination in the state.

Lassa fever: Ebonyi records three deaths, treats 14 patients

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has told supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state not to vote for any candidate from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the general elections.-18

Ebonyi traditional rulers endorse President Buhari

The Ebonyi Council of Traditional Rulers have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari re-election in the February 16th Presidential elections.

Anambra government disowns Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi

The Anambra State Government has disowned the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi, by the highest decision making body of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, ImeObi.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government begins probe of alleged sack of 63 state university staff

Ebonyi State government on Monday commenced investigation into the alleged sack of over 63 staff of Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki, by the new management of the institutions.

Ebonyi government, millers debunk news of fire razing Abakaliki rice mill

The Ebonyi State Government and rice millers at the popular Abakaliki Rice Mill, have debunked reports that the entire mill was razed by fire which damaged several property.

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