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Ebonyi State University sacks 63 lecturers

The management of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) on Thursday said it has sacked 63 lecturers for various offences including sexual harassment.

Arthur Eze backs Muhammadu Buhari, donates N1 billion for David Umahi’s re-election

Renowned oil magnet, Prince Arthur Eze, yesterday, announced his support for the second term bids of President Muhammandu Buhari and Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi.

Governor Umahi condoles with predecessor over son’s demise

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has condoled with his predecessor, Chief Martin Elechi, over the death of his son, Onyekachi.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government to pay corps members N10,000 allowances

The Ebonyi Government says it will from September this year pay each member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state N10, 000 allowance.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Ministry generates over N9 billion from solid minerals in 34 months

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has generated more than N9 billion from November 2015 till date.

Ministry: 11 universities share N84 million for mineral research, development

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Thursday in Abuja shared N84 million to 11 universities to conduct research and development of minerals deposit in Nigeria.
SENATOR EMMANUEL ONWE UZOR

Senator Onwe: Poor budgetary allocation responsible for rot in education sector

Ebonyi State Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Senator Emmanuel Onwe, has blamed poor budgetary provisions for the continuous rot in the nation’s educational sector.

Female undergraduate, others arrested for kidnap in Ebonyi

A final-year female undergraduate student of the Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki (name withheld) and four other suspects have been paraded by the Ebonyi State Police Command for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a businessman, Mr. Monday Oke.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

Ohaneze Ndigbo: Restructuring will address secessionist agitations

The Ohaneze Ndigbo says secessionist agitations will be addressed through a well restructured federal system, anchored on justice, equity, rule of law and equal opportunity.

40-year-old man commits suicide in Ebonyi

A 40-year-old man, Emmanuel Igwe, who is popularly known as Ezeugo from Amechi-Idodo community in Enugu State, yesterday committed suicide for unknown reasons.

Protesters clash with police in Abakaliki

Economic and human activities as well as vehicular movements were grounded in various parts of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, on Thursday, following series of violent clashes between the protesting commercial motorcycle operators and policemen.

Woman sells four year-old daughter for N100

A four year old girl in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state, Uloma Igwe, has been sold to a widow, Nwali Josephine, for N100.

NANS decries political apathy among youths

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Zone B, has said that it is the collective responsibility of eligible adults to defend the nation’s democracy.

Govenror Umahi orders demolition of 100 houses

Governor David Umahi on Wednesday ordered the demolition of 100 houses within the Ebonyi State University.

NANS adopts Ebonyi for 2018 national convention

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has adopted Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, as the venue for its 2018 national convention, a communique has said.

Ex-Deputy Governor Chigozie Ogbu named Ebonyi State University vice-chancellor

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has appointed a former Deputy Governor of the state, Chigozie Ogbu, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of Ebonyi State University (EBSU).

Governor Yahaya Bello grants scholarship to 25 medical students

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has offered to foot the bills of 25 medical students of the Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, who would be proceeding to complete their studies in three selected universities across the country.

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Two tanker drivers docked for allegedly stealing N1.2 million aviation fuel

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Gabriel Olonisakin: Budgetary provisions ‘cannot adequately fund armed forces’

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Fela Durotoye: I’m not a politician

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