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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

President Buhari approves N10 billion intervention fund for Enugu airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
President Buhari receives in audience South East Governors and Selected Leaders from the Zone in State House on 17th Oct 2019 7

President Buhari receives South East leaders in Abuja — in pictures

In attendance were Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Emeka Ihedioha of Imo, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senate Minority Leader representing South East Caucus in National Assembly, Senator Sam Egwu.

South East governors urges President Buhari to declare emergency on roads, erosion

The governors of the South East and leaders from the zone on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari and asked for a special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
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South East governors, others demand special fund for Enugu airport

South-East governors and leaders from the zone on Thursday demanded for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.

60 escape death as hotel collapses in Ebonyi

More than 60 persons have escaped death in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State, as a wing of popular Metro View Hotel collapsed.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi elections: Governor Umahi wins in all 13 local governments

Governor David Umahi has won the election in all the 13 local government areas of Ebonyi State.

Election: Governor Umahi challenges opposition to a debate

Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, has challenged the governorship candidates of the other political parties in the state to a debate.
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Ebonyi guber: APC’s Sonni Ogbuoji dedicates campaign to God

Sen. Soni Ogbuoji, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, on Sunday dedicated his governorship campaign to God at the Assemblies of God Church, Mbieri Street, Abakaliki.
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Sonni Ogbuoji: I’ll explore 26 solid minerals, others to benefit Ebonyi people

The 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ebonyi State, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, on Sunday, lamented that despite the commercial quantity of 26 solid minerals found in the state, it was yet to benefit from it.
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Ebonyi guber: APC candidate kicks off campaign from church

The Ebonyi state governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, Sunday kick-off his campaign with a church service.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi: I’ll re-enact my 2015 success secret in 2019 election

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has revealed that the secret behind his ultimate success in the 2015 governorship elections in the State were the alters he built for God, where he also took solace in trouble times.

2019: Sonni Ogbuoji cautions electorate against vote trading

Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Ebonyi, has urged the electorate not to engage in vote trading.

Ebonyi APC primaries: Julius Ucha denies accusing Martin Elechi of being behind killings

The Ebonyi Central Senatorial District candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Julius Ucha, has condemned a recent media report ascribed to him insinuating that former Governor Martin Elechi remotely masterminded the killings recorded during the failed APC senatorial primaries held at Onueke in Ezza South Local Government Area of the State.

2019: Coalition backs ex–Ebonyi SSG Bernard Odoh for governor

A coalition of 10 registered political parties in Ebonyi has endorsed Prof. Bernard Odoh, former Secretary to State Government (SSG) to contest for 2019 governorship election in the state.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting in State House on 28th Aug 2018

2019: APC pledges to respect electoral guidelines in party primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has pledged to ensure compliance with the electoral guidelines, fairness and justice as well as observe all the principles of internal democracy while conducting its forthcoming party primaries.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting in State House on 28th Aug 2018

President Buhari meets APC caucus as Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari last night met with caucus members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Ebonyi senator, ex-minister, 13 others dump PDP for APC

The senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sonni Ogbuoji, and an ex-Minister of State for Power and Steel, Goddy Ogbaga and 13 others on Saturday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

2019: Minister Onu, Governor Okorocha bicker over President Buhari’s support groups in South East

A faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi state yesterday floated a splinter campaign platform different from the South East for Buhari, SEB, making wave across the region.

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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.