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Ebonyi elders council scribe dies after row with VIO officers

An elderly man has died in Ebonyi State after a row with vehicle inspection officials, the governor said.
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Governor Umahi alleges plan to bomb lNEC offices in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday alleged of plans by some political thugs and people believed to be mercenaries by politicians to bomb the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the 13 local government area headquarters in the state.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi election: Senator Ogbuoji accuses Governor Umahi of bribing security agencies

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, has accused the state governor, Chief David Umahi, of bribing the military and other security agencies in the state with operational vehicles.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Linus Okorie: Atiku Abubakar will floor President Buhari in Ebonyi

Okorie said Ebonyians love Atiku and his running mate, Mr. Peter Obi, and would vote massively for them in February irrespective of any political intrigues being cooked up in some quarters in the state.
Atiku Abubakar

Hoodlums invade Atiku Abubakar’s campaign office in Ebonyi

Some hoodlums in the early hours of Friday, invaded the campaign office of the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital and destroyed its billboards.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi, others hail Super Eagles on 2019 AFCON qualification

Governor David Umahi among other soccer fans in Ebonyi, have congratulated the Super Eagles over the team’s qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

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).
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government suspends all rice mill leadership

Ebonyi state government has expressed serious disappointment on the leadership of Rice Mill Dealers Association, Abakaliki, on the ground that some adulterated and poisonous rice were found in the shops been owned by some leaders of the market and thereby suspended all the leadership of the market indefinitely and directed that the market be reopened to avoid the innocent ones suffering.
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2019: ANN elects new officers in Ebonyi

The Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has elected new members of the State Working Committee (SWC), in Ebonyi State, who will pilot the affairs of the party in the next four years.

Governor Umahi urged federal government to address ‘marginalisation of South-East’

The Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has called on the federal government to look into the plights of the South-east geopolitical zone and address the issue of marginalisation.

2019: We will negotiate with aspirants – Governor Umahi

The chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum and governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, has revealed his commitment to negotiate with all political aspirants ranging from presidential to others in the forthcoming general elections.

2019: Cleric declares for governorship in Ebonyi

The General overseer of Eternal Light World Christian Church, Prophet Adol Awam, on Monday declared intention to run for governorship position in the forthcoming 2019 general election in Ebonyi State.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo: Why we endorsed Governors Ugwuanyi, Ikpeazu, Umahi for second term

The Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, Friday, explained its reason for endorsing Governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Okezie Ikpeazu and David Umahi of Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi, respectively for second term.

Herdsmen killings: Governor Umahi assures of adequate security in Ebonyi

Ebonyi State Government said it has put everything in place to ensure the safety of Ebonyians from the hands of rampaging killer herdsmen, who might be planning to come into the State.

Governor Umahi presents over N208.3 billion budget to Ebonyi Assembly

The Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, Friday presented an appropriation bill of N208, 332, 100 to the Ebonyi State House of Assembly for their consideration and passage into law as the state budget for 2018 fiscal year.

Governor Umahi’s achievements unbeatable – Stanley Okoro

The Special Adviser to the Ebonyi State Governor on Capital Territory, Hon. Stanley Okoro, has described the Governor David Umahi-led administration in the state as pro-people, adding that the accomplishments of the state government thus far are remarkable and worthy of emulation.

Ebonyi govt warns opposition parties to ‘stop spreading lies’

Commissioner for Youths and Sports in Ebonyi State, Chief Charles Akpu-Enika, has warned the members of the opposition political parties to stop spreading false information about the activities of the state government.

I’m not a politician – Governor Umahi

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, at the weekend claimed that he is not a politician as people perceive but a child of God on a mission.

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