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Senate wants NNPC to re-evaluate pipelines surveillance measures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said government officials conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be sanctioned and prosecuted if identified.
Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has cautioned parents and guardians not to allow their wards and children to be used in truncating existing peace in the state.

Enugu police uncover protest plan by some youth

Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has cautioned parents and guardians not to allow their wards and children to be used in truncating existing peace in the state.

ICPC recovers three ambulances, transformer from senator

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) has announced the recovery of three ambulance vehicles and a 500KVA Transformer which are Constituency Project items, from a former senator, Buruji Kashamu.

Enugu governor inaugurates two renovated hospitals

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, inaugurated two renovated hospitals to enhance easy access to healthcare delivery in the state.

CUPP condemns fake news on alleged sealing of Senator Utazi’s house by ICPC

Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) in Enugu State, has condemned false reports that the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) sealed the country home of Sen. Chukwuka Utazi, representing Enugu North Senatorial district.

Senator Utazi: ICPC did not seal my country home

Sen. Chukwuka Utazi representing Enugu North Senatorial District has described as `false’, some media reports that his country home was sealed by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC).

ICPC seals off country home of lawmaker over ‘fraud’

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Enugu State has sealed the premises of a federal lawmaker from Enugu North Senatorial Zone of the state.
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Crisis: Senate threatens to takeover Edo Assembly

The Senate has given Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State an ultimatum of one week to issue a fresh proclamation for what it termed, the proper inauguration of the 7th Edo State House of Assembly.

Fire guts Enugu market, destroys goods worth millions of naira

An early morning fire at Amaigbo Market in Obiagu, a sprawling suburb in Enugu, on Friday, has destroyed goods worth millions of naira.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate confirms President Buhari’s nominee as Customary Court of Appeal President

It took the Nigerian Senate just 15 minutes to scrutinise and confirm Abaze Abubakar Sadiq, a nominee for President of Customary Court of Appeal, FCT Abuja.

Enugu government approves multi-campus structure for ESUT

The Enugu State Government (ENSG) has approved a multi-campus structure for Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).

DPR: Why Anambra, Enugu, Kogi can’t be declared oil bearing states

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Thursday said that Anambra, Enugu and Kogi States can only be declared oil- producing states if necessary conditions are met.
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Senate steps down motion seeking to declare Kogi oil producing state

This development comes on the heels of an adopted motion sponsored by Senator Isaac Alfa representing Kogi East Senatorial district titled, “Need to recognise Kogi State as an Oil Producing State”.

Senator Utazi: Why APC should zone deputy senate presidency to Southeast

Senator representing Enugu North District in the National Assembly, Chukwuka Utazi, has said it would be unfair to leave out the entire South East in the contention for the next deputy senate president.

Police use tear gas on protesting INEC ad-hoc staff in Enugu

Police in Enugu on Tuesday used tear gas on some INEC ad-hoc staff at the just concluded general elections who protested the non-payment of their allowances in the state.
Police in Enugu on Tuesday used tear gas on some INEC ad-hoc staff at the just concluded general elections who protested the non-payment of their allowances in the state.

Police tear-gas INEC ad-hoc staff protesting non-payment

Police in Enugu on Tuesday used tear gas on some INEC ad-hoc staff at the just concluded general elections who protested the non-payment of their allowances in the state.

Enugu elections: Tribunal receives 10 petitions

No fewer than 10 petitions have been filed before the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu.

Eleven candidates for Enugu North senatorial polls concede defeat

Eleven political party candidates for the just concluded Enugu North Senatorial election have conceded defeat to winner, Senator Chukwuka Utazi of People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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