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Senator Ayogu Eze not suspended – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the purported suspension of former senator representing Enugu North senatorial district, Senator Ayogu Eze, describing it as a ruse.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu on Monday adopted Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State as the new leader in the South East Zone.

Enugu governor thanks stakeholders, residents for peace

Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday said the relative peace being enjoyed in the state was as a result of the support of all the stakeholders and people of the state, “who agreed that peace should reign.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police inspector kills five, injures four others in Enugu

No fewer than five persons have been killed and four others injured after a Police Inspector went into a shooting frenzy in Enugu State on Sunday.
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Enugu APC passes vote of confidence in Senator Eze

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu State chapter has passed a vote of confidence in its 2019 governorship candidate, Sen. Ayogu Eze, for being a blessing to the party since he joined the party.

Nigerian government to begin rehabilitation on part of Enugu-Onitsha expressway

The Federal Controller of Works in Enugu State, Olufemi Oyekanmi, said the ministry will soon begin the rehabilitation of the dilapidated Ugwu-Onyeama portion of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway.
The Director of the Defence Media Operations, Brig. Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, gave the assurance when he briefed journalists on the ongoing operations across the country.

DHQ: We’re giving criminals close marking to restore peace

ABUJA – The Nigerian Military high Command, on Thursday, said that no criminal elements would escape its ongoing nationwide operations, to restore the peace, as troops were giving them close marking to either arrest or eliminate them.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Abduction, killing reports in Enugu unfounded

The police in Enugu State has waived aside reports of abduction and killing Eha-Amufu community of Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of the state, describing the reports as unfounded.
The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, on Saturday, enjoined residents of the State to totally disregard the unwarranted publication making rounds on social ordering people to sit-at-home, rather than go about their legitimate businesses.

Enugu CP confirms abduction of Rivers United boss

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Aliyu, has confirmed the abduction of Rivers United coach, Stanley Eguma along the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway on Tuesday.
The Nasarawa State Government has begun the vaccination of its frontline medical workers against the COVID-19 pandemic.

5,014 Enugu residents receive second dose of coronavirus vaccine

No fewer than 5,014 residents of Enugu State have, so far, received a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination since its commencement in June 1, within 13 days of the commencement of the exercise in the state, a top official has said.
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Official: NPC begins preparation for national census in Enugu

The National Population Commission (NPC) says it has begun pre-test across the 36 states in the country in preparation for national census.

2023: Group drum support for Enugu east senatorial district governorship slot

As the preparation for 2023 general elections gathers momentum, a socio cultural group from Enugu west Senatorial zone has expressed their support for gubernatorial candidate from Enugu East Senatorial zone.

What is the endgame in Nigeria’s South-East?

Nigeria has been struggling with insecurity for over a decade. Against reasonable expectations six years ago when President Muhammadu Buhari was voted in, things have worsened.

Ilorin monarch advocates provision of arms for FRSC officials

Alhaji Sulu Gambari, Emir of Ilorin, and Chairman, Kwara Council of Chiefs says there is need for the Federal Government to arm officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
The Nasarawa State Government has begun the vaccination of its frontline medical workers against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Enugu commences second jabs of coronavirus vaccines

Enugu State on Tuesday commenced administering second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine to residents, especially health workers, security officials, the elderly and critical leaders.

South-east governors task security agencies to unravel the murder of Ahmed Gulak

Some of the decisions arrived at the meeting were made public in communique signed by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State who doubles as Chairman of South-east Governors Forum includes a commendation to the, “Governors from the North for their understanding in the face of this unfortunate murder of their son,” while also commiserating with the immediate family of Gulak, the government and people of Adamawa State.
Empty streets, deserted roads, closed shops and business premises characterised the observance of the 2021 Biafra Day in Umuahia, the capital city and Aba, the commercial nerve centre of Abia State on Monday.

IPOB sit-at-home: South-east grounded as residents comply with order

The annual sit-at-home order, according to IPOB, is to honour fallen heroes of the Biafra in the 30-month civil war with Nigeria and those killed by security forces in the ongoing crackdown on separatist agitators.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

PDP governors congratulate selves at second year anniversary

The state governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday congratulated themselves for a successful second year in office.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Unknown gunmen kill ex-Enugu high court judge

The deceased, from Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State, was shot severally beside the Enugu Diagnostics Centre, by Ebeano Tunnel, after he was double-crossed and dragged out of his Mercedes Benz Jeep.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police trace IPOB members to church in Enugu

The Nigeria Police may have enlarged the battle line against criminality in the Southeast to the house of God. On Sunday a team of heavily armed security personnel stormed a church in Owerri Road, Enugu halted an ongoing service and led several people, suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, away.

Panic in Anambra over attack on soldiers

Commuters passing through major entry and exit routes in the state, especially the Niger Bridge Head entry point from Asaba in nearby Delta State, Amansea border to Enugu State as well as Amorka boundary with Imo State experienced serious gridlock because of tightened security checks.
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Ebonyi governor to traders: You’ll forfeit your shops if you obey IPOB

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has warned that traders who comply with Monday’s sit-at-home order should be ready to forfeit their shops.

PCN: 301 medicine shops sealed in Enugu

No fewer than 301 patent medicine shops were sealed for various reasons by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) in Enugu State, its Registrar, Elijah Mohammed, has said.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Oyo NUJ charges governor, police to arrest killers of journalist

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, has called on the state government and Police Command to fish out the killers of an Ibadan-based journalist, Titus Badejo.
Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

SERAP sues Nigerian government, minister over directive to broadcasters to stop using Twitter

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja “to stop the Federal Government and the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed from using their patently unlawful directive to all TV and radio stations not to use Twitter, and to delete their accounts as a pretext to harass, intimidate, suspend or impose criminal punishment on journalists and broadcast stations simply for using social media platforms.”
Manuel Neuer is the subject of a UEFA investigation after he wore a rainbow coloured captain’s armband in support of Pride Month during his country’s first two games against France and Portugal at this year’s Euros.

Germany skipper Manuel Neuer facing UEFA probe

Manuel Neuer is the subject of a UEFA investigation after he wore a rainbow coloured captain’s armband in support of Pride Month during his country’s first two games against France and Portugal at this year’s Euros.
Arsenal don’t have an agreement to let Hector Bellerin go yet, but Unai Emery is a huge admirer and Villarreal are looking at a deal for him.

Unai Emery ‘huge admirer’ of Hector Bellerin as Villarreal pursue deal

James Benge reports that there’s still no agreement with any interested parties to sign Hector Bellerin just yet. Villarreal, Atletico Madrid, and Sevilla are among the teams looking at a deal for him at the moment.
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Lionel Messi equals 147-game record for Argentina as they beat Paraguay

Argentina punched their ticket to the Copa America quarter-finals after beating Paraguay 1-0 at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia in a historic night for Lionel Messi.