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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Police have arrested 12 persons over alleged vandalism of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company’s (EEDC) cables and installations within the South-east.
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.
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.
No fewer than 18 suspects were apprehended by the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) for vandalising electricity installations in the South-East region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, who is also the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, senatorial candidate for Ondo Central Senatorial district for the 2019 polls has reaffirmed his commitment to quality and adequate representation of the district if elected.
The Kwara State Signage and Advertisement Agency (KWASAA) on Monday said it would collaborate with relevant security agencies to commence the removal of illegal signposts and billboards across the state.
Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has signed the 2019 General Elections Peace accord.
Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president’s next chief of staff, US media said.
Chief Owolabi Salis, the Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate in Lagos State, says his administration will be devoid of discrimination, as every tribe will count and be integrated, if he is elected.