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INEC: 120,486 PVCs still unclaimed in Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Ebonyi State has raised the alarm over the increasing rate of apathy by residents on the state regarding the ongoing Permanent Voter Cards collection exercise.
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APC primaries: One feared dead, seven injured in Ebonyi factional clash

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.

2019: Ebonyi APC chieftain declares for House of Reps

Chief Michael Ifere, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, has declared his intention to run for the House of Representatives seat for Ezza North/Ishielu Federal constituency in 2019 general elections.

2019: Senator Ogbuoji declares for Ebonyi guber race, promises good governance

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).

2019: INEC needs 2,600 vehicles in Ebonyi – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it requires 2,652 vehicles of different types for movement of materials and officials for the 2019 general elections in Ebonyi.

Ebonyi youths protest death of APC chieftain

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.

13-year old boy stolen in Ebonyi, sold in Imo for N300,000

Uncertainties are still surrounding the whereabouts of Mrs Ngozi Nweze and her two children: Elochukwu and Wisdom, who were taken away from their abode on June 15, 2015 by their neighbour who sold them in Imo State.

APC women seek national, state assembly slots in Ebonyi

The leadership of the women’s wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State has appealed to their male counterpart, at the state and national levels to reserve some state and National Assembly slots for the women in the 2019 general election.

Senator Ucha: John Oyegun destroying APC out of frustration

Former Senator who represented Ebonyi Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Julius Ali Ucha, has lambasted the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, for enthroning impunity and illegality in the party.

Governor Umahi names names new agric commissioner

The Mr Ikechukwu Nwobo on Friday took oath of office as the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ebonyi.

Ebonyi assembly recalls suspended lawmaker

The Ebonyi State House of Assembly has lifted the suspension slammed on the member representing Afikpo North East State Constituency, Mrs Maria Nwachi, for neglecting ethics of her office as lawmaker.

Five policemen detained over escape of murder suspects in Ebonyi

Five Police Officers serving in Ebonyi State Police Command have been detained by authorities of the Command for their alleged complicity in the escape of four suspects held in the custody of the Command.

Police nab 12 for allegedly stealing EEDC’s property

The Police have arrested 12 persons over alleged vandalism of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company’s (EEDC) cables and installations within the South-east.

Governor Umahi renames stadium after Ebonyi oldest man Ngele Oruta

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.

Police rescue Catholic priest, cook abducted in Ebonyi

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Timothy Nwanja, abducted by gunmen in Okpokueze Nkomoro community, Imoho Development Centre, Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has been rescued by the police.

Man abandons wife after birth of triplets

One Mr. Nwiziogo Nkwegu of Obegu Village in the Ozibo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has allegedly abandoned his wife, Ukamaka, after the latter gave birth to a set of triplets.

18 Suspects arrested for vandalizing electricity installations

No fewer than 18 suspects were apprehended by the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) for vandalising electricity installations in the South-East region.

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No fewer than 44 budding entrepreneurs received the sum of N84.5 million business grant at the third edition of International Breweries (IB PLC) Hero’s Foundation Kickstart Programme Awards that held, on Tuesday, at Onitsha, Anambra State.

Jamal Kashamu: I remained Ogun PDP governorship candidate

Senator Buruji Kashamu says he remained the Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that despite the Appeal Court ruling of Tuesday.
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Recent violence and rising tensions in the West Bank are fuelling a climate of hatred and fear, “driving both Israelis and Palestinians further away” from a resolution to the conflict.
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Femi Hamzat: Jide Sanwo-Olu and I will make a perfect team

Dr Obafemi Hamzat, the running mate of the Lagos State All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said, having known Sanwo-Olu for more than fifteen years as friends, they would do a good job in governing the State.
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Mikel Agu, Vitória de Setúbal crash out of Taca de Portugal

Mikel Agu’s Vitória de Setúbal crashed out of the Taca de Portugal on Tuesday night, falling to a 96th minute goal in extra-time.