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PDP sweeps Ebonyi council polls

The Chairman of Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission, EBSIEC, Jossy Eze, made the declaration in Abakaliki, saying that the Commission welcomed and adopted the results of the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections as announced by the various LGs returning officers.
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Ebonyi holds council polls amidst opposition boycott

The Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) on Saturday conducted local government poll to elect 13 chairmen and 171 councillors across the state.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Anglican Bishop: Coronavirus a blessing in disguise

Rt. Revd Manasses Okere, Bishop, Anglican Diocese, Isiukwuato in Abia, has said that the Coronavirus pandemic was a blessing in disguise as it created room for domestic church to thrive.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest soldiers, 5 others over bullion van robbery

A crack team of Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers including a serving and dismissed soldiers for alleged robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State.

Ebonyi confirms two new cases of coronavirus

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

Police arrest five over naval officer’s death

The Zone 6 Headquarters of the Nigeria Police in Calabar has arrested the suspected killers of Naval Sub Lt. David Igbashal.
The Ebonyi State Executive Council has approved the sum of 1 billion naira for the procurement of relief materials and palliative packages to be distributed across the state to help residents ease the hardship of the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.

Ebonyi approves N1 billion coronavirus relief packages

The Ebonyi State Executive Council has approved the sum of 1 billion naira for the procurement of relief materials and palliative packages to be distributed across the state to help residents ease the hardship of the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.
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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.

Widow, several others feared killed in renewed Ebonyi-Benue crisis

Several people, including an aged widow from Ndiagu Orie in Umugufu Akpu Ngbo community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, have been feared killed with properties worth millions of naira destroyed following renewed Ebonyi/Benue communal crisis.

Benue/Ebonyi: Residents flee Benue community over border crisis

Residents of Agila community in Ado Local Government Area in Benue State have fled their homes following an alleged attack by their Ngbo neighbours of Ebonyi State.

Yellow fever claims 16 lives in Ebonyi

NO fewer than 16 lives have reportedly been lost to an outbreak of yellow fever virus in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
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Governor Umahi dissociates self from 2023 presidential ambition

Governor David Umahi has dissociated himself from the purported inauguration of a campaign platform known as ‘Southeast for President 2023’.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi declares four-year action on industrial clusters, airport

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday said that building industrial clusters and a state-owned airport were among his vision for the state in the next four years.

Ebonyi elders council scribe dies after row with VIO officers

An elderly man has died in Ebonyi State after a row with vehicle inspection officials, the governor said.

Four killed in Ebonyi-Benue boundary clash

Four persons from Ngno community in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state have been killed in resumed hostilities with neighbouring Agila in Ardo local government area of Benue State.

Police confirm arrest of its officers in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of six of its officers over incompetence.

Elections: More INEC materials carted away in Ebonyi as PDP, APC trade blame

Barely 9 hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission sensitive and non sensitive materials was set ablaze by suspected political thugs in Okposi Umuohara in Ezza North LGA, another set of the Commissions materials for today’s election at Ngbo ward in Aobodo Eja in Ohaukwu Local government area also reportedly carted away by suspected thugs in Ebonyi.

INEC declares PDP winner in presidential polls in Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the Peoples Democratic Party winner in the presidential polls held in Ebonyi State on Saturday.

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The Oyo State Government has read the riot act to hoodlums attacking private and public property in the name of the just-suspended #EndSARS protests in the State.

#EndSARS: Oyo government reads riot act to hoodlums

The Oyo State Government has read the riot act to hoodlums attacking private and public property in the name of the just-suspended #EndSARS protests in the State.
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El Clasico: Real Madrid beat Barcelona to maintain Nou Camp dominance

Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 3-1 at the Nou Camp in the first El Clasico of the season, in Saturday’s Laliga clash.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Slain Rivers musician’s family sues police N1 billion

The family of 20-year-old Daniel Ikeaguchi who was allegedly shot dead by a policeman in Elelenwo, near Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has instituted a N1bn suit against the Nigeria Police Force at a High Court in the state capital.
No fewer than seven persons have been arrested in connection with the invasion of Sen. Teslim Folarin’s house in Ibadan on Saturday.

Seven arrested over invasion of Senator Folarin’s house

No fewer than seven persons have been arrested in connection with the invasion of Sen. Teslim Folarin’s house in Ibadan on Saturday.

Lawmaker lauds establishment of Federal College of Education in Sokoto

A Member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Yusuf Kurdullah (APC-Sokoto), has lauded the Federal Government for establishing a Federal College of Education in Sokoto State.