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Police: Abducted Enugu permanent secretary regains freedom

The Police Command in Enugu State says the abducted Permanent Secretary in Enugu State Ministry of Lands, Mr Augustine Udeh, has regained freedom.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap Enugu permanent secretary

A Permanent Secretary in Enugu state, Mr Augustine Udeh, has been kidnapped.

Insecurity: Miyetti Allah begins tour of Fulani settlements in Enugu

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says it has begun the sensitisation of its members in the 14 Fulani settlements in Enugu State, in order to check infiltrators.

Enugu governor orders demolition of caves

Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has ordered the demolition of Agbogugu and Isu-Awaa-Agbudu caves in Ihe-Agbogugu-Ogbaku-Amurri and Isu-Awaa-Agbudu forests to enhance security.
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Enugu governor orders immediate demolition of caves in Agwu forests

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Monday, visited the Umuogbua Ihe tunnel along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway by Awgu Local Government Area, which serves as a hide-out and escape route for kidnappers operating in the area.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnappers demand N50 million ransom for abducted Enugu monarch

Barely four days a Catholic priest, Rev Father Paul Offu was shot dead, and a commercial driver, Kenneth Igwe abducted, a traditional ruler was on Thursday night kidnapped almost on the same spot.
Kidnap Victim

Enugu monarch, wife kidnapped by ‘herdsmen’

Less than 24 hours to the August 5, commencement of joint air surveillance of forests in Enugu State, gunmen suspected to be Fulani, have abducted a traditional ruler and his wife in Enugu State.

Work begins at Abia dry port site after 15 years

After 15 years, work has begun at the Isiala Ngwa Inland Container Depot (ICD), with Abia Government deploying excavators to clear port site.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Ruga: Abia monarch lauds state government’s restriction on land sales

A prominent Abia monarch, Prof. Sunday Owualah, has expressed joy over the state government’s resolve to henceforth regulate the sale of land above five hectares in any part of the state.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Official: Abia to utilise $200 million World Bank facility to construct roads, drainage system

Chief Eziuche Ubani, the Commissioner for Works in Abia, has said that the $200m World Bank facility, being expected by the state government, will be judiciously utilised to construct 506 kilometers of roads and drainage system in different parts of the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns bank manager for alleged N187 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, arraigned a former acting branch manager of Sterling Bank Plc, Oliver Anidiobi, before Justice C.O. Ajah of the state’s High Court, sitting in Enugu, for a N187 million fraud.OHHA Microfinance Bank

FERMA commences vegetation control, silt removal on federal roads

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has commenced the execution of vegetation control and silt removal on six federal roads in Abia.
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Police arrest 3 armed robbery suspects in Enugu

The police command in Enugu State has arrested three alleged highway robbers operating along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Road.

Sullivan Chime: PDP has outlived its usefulness for South-East

Former Governor of Enugu State, Mr Sullivan Chime, says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves the support of the South-East region in the Feb. 16 presidential election.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Abia APC chairman narrates kidnap ordeal

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, has regained his freedom, four days after he was reportedly abducted by gunmen at Arungwa Junction (near Aba) on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.
Chief Donatus Nwankpa, the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia

Abducted Abia APC chairman yet to regain freedom – party

The State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Abia has said that the party’s chairman, Mr. Donatus Nwankpa, who was reportedly abducted on Monday night, has yet to regain his freedom from his abductors.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

Abia NDLEA arrests four for illegal production of sedatives

Bamidele Akingbade, State Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Abia, said that four men were arrested for illegally and secretly manufacturing Diazepam, a sleep-inducing anti-depressant drug.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he appointed heads of security agencies in his government purely on competence and merit.

President Buhari says South East not marginalised, promises region’s rail connectivity

Buhari also said he has appointed most people into the country’s security architecture without knowing them personally, except their professional records.

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Niger governor promises to strengthen relationship with media

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APC wants free, fair council poll in Adamawa

The Adamawa All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission to ensure that the November local government poll in the state is free and fair.
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