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The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB approves $70 million loan for road project in Ebonyi

The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

Hoodlums naked corps members, collect pants, sanitary pads

Two female members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, serving in Ebonyi state have become the latest victims of the pants for rituals practice presently ravaging the country.

David Umahi rewards African Youth Games bronze medalist with N300, 000

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Tuesday rewarded Miss Chidimma Nwankwo with N300,000 for winning bronze in Taekwondo at the last African Youth Games competition in Algiers, Algeria.

Kerosene explosion kills two children

Kerosene flame is reported to have engulfed a building in Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi state, killing two children.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi approves over N380 million to reposition key sectors

The Ebonyi State Government on Thursday approved N380.1 million towards repositioning some key sectors of the State, particularly health, agriculture, sports, power, commerce and industry.

Rotary Int’l begins rehabilitation of 5 hospitals in Ebonyi

The Rotary International, through the Rotarian Action for Population and Development (RAPD), has commenced the rehabilitation of five secondary hospitals in different locations in Ebonyi State.

Governor Umahi sacks 1, suspends 3 over absenteeism, truancy

A female staff of the Ebonyi State Pipe Production Company, Rita Uzoigwe, has been sacked by Governor David Umahi.

Federal govt assures to fix housing deficit

The federal government, at the weekend, said that the deficit in housing which is prevalent across the country would soon be a thing of the past, assuring it is already making effort in that regard.

Federal govt urges Ebonyi govt to address allottees resettlement issues

The Federal Government has called for urgent intervention of Ebonyi Government in addressing issues bordering on resettlement of original allottees of the land provided for National Housing Programme (NHP) in the state.

Former commissioner decries closure of his schools by Ebonyi govt

A former Commissioner for Education in Ebonyi, Mr Ndubuisi Chibueze-Agbo, has decried the closure of his three schools by the Ebonyi State Government.

Sam Egwu calls for compromise between fed govt, ASUU

Sen. Sam Egwu, former Education Minister, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to make compromises, so as to resolve the current nationwide strike by ASUU.

Stakeholders reject handover of primary education to local govts

The clamour for Local Government autonomy has continued to gain more popularity among Nigerians, with many arguing that it would free and empower the third tier of government to perform its statutory function of meeting the basic needs of the common man at the grass roots.

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