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Nigerian military, others conduct ‘show of force’ in South East, South South

The 82 Division Nigerian Army (NA) and other security agencies, Wednesday conducted a Joint Show of Force (JSOF) in Abia, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States.

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.

Ebonyi youths reject automatic tickets for PDP NASS members

A youth group in Ebonyi State, the Unwuekumenyi Youths Assembly, has rejected automatic tickets purportedly being offered to the serving members of the National Assembly from their zones by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Ebonyi APC chairman commends peaceful conduct of delegates

Chief Eze Nwachukwu, the Ebonyi Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has commended the conduct of party members that elected the 39 ad-hoc national delegates for the party’s 2019 presidential primary.

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.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi donates N413 million to corps members, others in Ebonyi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, doled out N413 million to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

Eboniyi school teacher slumps, dies in hospital

A teacher at Madonna Secondary School, Umuhuali in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, John Odah, has slumped on his way to the bathroom and later died in a hospital.

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.

Yuletide: FRSC reassures Ebonyi road users of safety

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has reassured motorists and other road users on the commitment of the corps to ensure safety and security of all road users during the Yuletide.

Umahi suspends school head, 7 teachers for absenteeism

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has suspended Mr. Augustine Eze, the Headmaster of Community Primary School, Amazu in Ishielu Local Government Area of the state and seven other teachers of the school for being absent during school hours.

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.

Buhari to meet Southeast governors over Biafra agitation

Following the recent agitation by some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), which led to civil disturbance in the south-east region, President Muhammadu Buhari, may soon meet with governors from the zone.

Nursing mother arrested for setting 10-year-old ablaze

One Gift Igwe, a nursing mother, has been arrested by policemen from the Igbogbo division, for setting her husband’s brother ablaze at her home at Adenugba Street, Agunfoye, Ikorodu, Lagos.

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