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NHRC: Most govt officials are ignorant of human rights

The Ebonyi state coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr. Christopher Onyekachi, says most government officials are ignorant of human rights.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor bemoans astronomical rise of coronavirus cases

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has bemoaned the astronomical rise of COVID-19 cases in the state, describing it as ‘shocking and disturbing’.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi coronavirus cases rise to 33 as state confirms 18 new cases

No fewer than thirty-three confirmed cases of coronavirus has been recorded in Ebonyi with six persons discharged between April and May 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ebonyi indigenes charge police, DSS over killings

Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has charged the Inspector General of Police and the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) to end political violence and killings in Asaga Owutu Edda in Afikpo South LGA.

Ebonyi confirms two new cases of coronavirus

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus disease in the State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi records another coronavirus case

Ebonyi State Government, Thursday, said it has recorded yet another case of Coronavirus in the State.

Four men remanded in prison for killing herbalist in Ebonyi

An Ebonyi State Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Abakaliki, the state capital, on Monday, remanded in a Correctional facility, four men, for allegedly killing a 57-year-old herbalist, Justice Kenneth.
As the novel Virus, COVID-19 continues to ravage the world with attendant impact on the poor, Social Action has faulted the method of distribution for palliatives, to the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Social Action faults distribution of coronavirus palliatives

As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to ravage the world with attendant impact on the poor, Social Action has faulted the method of distribution for palliatives, to the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano evacuates ‘almajiris’ to states of origin

The Kano State Government said it will commence the evacuation of ‘almajiri’ pupils to their respective states so they can reunite with their families.
A woman holds a mobile phone while the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 19, 2020. REUTERS-Steven Watt

European scientists and researchers raise privacy concerns over coronavirus contact tracing apps

A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers governor signs executive order to check sabotage of borders closure

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, signed the third Rivers State Government’s Executive Order for a Task Force to check reported sabotage by federal security agents enforcing closure of Rivers borders to prevent Coronavirus spread.

Bank, PSN donate isolation centre, hand sanitisers to Taraba

As the global devastation caused by the novel COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread to more states in northern Nigeria, Access Bank Plc has pledged to provide a one hundred bed capacity isolation centre to the Taraba State government.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi embarks on production of 200,000 face masks

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has ordered for immediate production of over 200,000 face masks to be distributed in the thirteen Local Government Areas of the state as a way of curtailing the spread of coronavirus.
NSCDC

Three ‘cable vandals’ arrested in Ebonyi

Three suspects have been arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ebonyi Command for allegedly vandalised electrical cables at Nwezenyi, Izzi Local Government Area of the state.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze youths petition NAFDAC over boy’s death

The leadership of the apex socio-cultural youth organisation in Igboland, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, on Friday, petitioned the Federal Ministry of Health, the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, and the National Foods, Drug Administration and Control, over the death of a five-year-old pupil, Jerome Nwome.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor orders closure of hospital over Lassa-fever outbreak

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has ordered the immediate closure of St. Vincent Hospital at Igbagu in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi following suspected outbreak of Lassa fever at the hospital.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor appoints 513 additional aides

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has approved the appointment of 513 additional aides to serve as his Technical Assistants (TA).

55-year-old arraigned for stealing, malicious damage

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned a 55-year-old man, Nwajoku Okemefuna, for alleged involvement in stealing and malicious damage.

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The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has said the recent visa ban to Nigerians will be reviewed, if certain conditions are met.

US envoy inaugurates emergency health operation facility in Bayelsa

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Vice-President’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, has denied owning a property worth N800m in highbrow Wuse 2 area of Abuja.

VP Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800 million property

“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue State House of Assembly has been shut indefinitely to allow members and staff to undergo COVID-19 screening and treatment.

Benue Assembly suspends plenary for members to undergo coronavirus tests

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.

Benue university pro-chancellor, other staffers test positive for coronavirus

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.

Pep Guardiola: Bernardo Silva’s bad form may be my fault

Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.