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One person was feared dead and seven others, including a Policeman, sustained severe injuries in a crisis which erupted on Thursday during the All Progressives Congress primary election for the Senate and House of Representatives in Ebonyi State.
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).
A huge number of youths drawn from Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Thursday staged a peaceful demonstration at the entrance of the State Government House, over the death of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Ernest Odu.
The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a three-man Automated Teller Machine fraud syndicate operating within Enugu city.
A Deputy Superintendent of Prisons in the Nigerian Prisons Service, Mr. Collins Ugwu, has been arrested by the Police in Enugu on suspicion of armed robbery.
Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, on Monday, said that the state would not be deceived or hoodwinked into voting for the wrong candidate in the 2019 presidential election.
The Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Tuesday suspended a female lawmaker who is also the member representing Afikpo North East state constituency in the Assembly for gross misconduct.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday restated its commitment to peaceful and credible 2019 general elections in Ebonyi.
Old age has been rewarded in Ebonyi State. Governor of the State, David Umahi, has renamed the Abakaliki Township Stadium after the late Ngele Oruta, said to be the oldest man in the state.
The 37 state party chairmen of the Social Democratic Party, including that of the Federal Capital Territory have rejected the Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf-led court order which declared Prof. Jerry Gana as the presidential candidate of the party.
Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has warned youths in the country to shun the use of abusive words on elders and leaders in the society.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says he cannot wait for the 2019 presidential debate.
The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Sango-Ota, Ogun, said danger was averted on Saturday when a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit lost control at Ilo-Awera, Toll-Gate.
The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has called on stakeholders to seek lasting peace in the Niger Delta region.
A presidential candidate on the platform of National Rescue Movement (NRM), Usman Ibrahim Alhaji, has vowed to ban all public office holders in Nigeria from sending their children to private schools, if elected in 2019 general election.
The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday appealed to aggrieved aspirants and members of the party in Ekiti and Ondo states to embrace peace.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says trade negotiations with China need to reach successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed, clarifying there is “hard deadline” after a week of confusion among administration advisers
The House of Representatives on Wednesday directed its Committee on Privatization and Commercialization to commence probe on the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), over his plans to sell the Afam Power Plc as scrap, asking the National Council on Privatization (NCP) to immediately suspend the processes.
The 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari next week is under serious threat as the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria has vowed to embark of four days warning strike over unpaid allowances.