Home Topics Ebonyians
An elderly man has died in Ebonyi State after a row with vehicle inspection officials, the governor said.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12Page 1 of 2
The court however ordered the senate to apply the senate standing Orders 2011 (as amended) by the senate on the 24th May, 2011 which prescribed the use of open ballot rather than secret ballot mode in the election of presiding officers of the senate.
Gunmen, all in masks, in the wee hour of Sunday invaded Ajapayi community in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, killing no fewer than 12 people and injured 15 others in an attack described as the worst in the community.
The Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has approved with immediate effect, the appointment of Maxwell Gidado as his new Chief of Staff.
Eighteen states in Nigeria will benefit from the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), a Word Bank Programme in Nigeria by 2020.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechuwkwu Ezenwa has said commitment and teamwork are two ingredients the team needs to win the Africa Cup of Nations.
Caf President Ahmad Ahmad has been released from detention after being arrested in France on Thursday morning.
There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.