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Ahead of the October 31 by-election for Isi-Uzo State Constituency, the Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has vowed to resist all forms of electoral manipulation.

Enugu by-election: APC conducts primary, vows to resist electoral manipulation

Ahead of the October 31 by-election for Isi-Uzo State Constituency, the Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has vowed to resist all forms of electoral manipulation.
The Aba automated shoe factory is set to commence operations, September 2020.

Abia governor inaugurates board of shoe factory, to begin production soon

Governor Ikpeazu, while Inaugurating the committee in Umuahia, said shoe factory was established to put Abia in the mainstream of a competitive global shoe market and to consolidate the position of Aba in particular and Abia State in general as a global hub for shoe manufacturing and other leather products.

Enugu demolishes sinking three-storey building

The Enugu State Government has demolished a sinking three-storey building within the Maryland Layout axis of Enugu South Local Government Area, Enugu metropolis.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 5

Enugu records new case of coronavirus, two discharged, seven active

Enugu has recorded another confirmed positive case of COVID-19, making it the 9th patient recorded in the State.
Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Supreme Court voids Senator Orji Kalu’s conviction, jail term

The Supreme Court, on Friday, quashed the judgement that convicted and sentenced the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment.
The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday in Enugu.

Nine-year-old boy tests positive for coronavirus in Enugu

The Enugu State Government has announced another confirmed case of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the total to nine.
The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday in Enugu.

Enugu records another coronavirus case, moves to plug porous borders

Enugu State government yesterday announced the discovery of a new COVID-19 case in the state, bringing the total recorded cases in the state to 9 with 7 active cases.

Enugu closes borders, markets

Following the two confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Enugu State, the government has ordered the closure of all land borders and inter-state transportation until further notice.
In continuation of its renewed efforts to provide more critical infrastructure in the state, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the execution of development projects worth over N2.5 billion.

Enugu approves welfare package for doctors, others

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the immediate provision of Group Life/Group Personal Accident Assurance Policy for all medical doctors in the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu.

All passengers perish in Enugu accident

All passengers in a Commuter bus going to Enugu from Kaduna were on Monday feared dead following a collision with a tipper lorry at Opi-Nsukka, Enugu State.

Masterplan: We won’t succumb to blackmail – Enugu agency

Enugu State Capital Territory Development Authority, ECTDA, has said it will not succumb to blackmail by law offenders whom it alleged are bent on thwarting efforts at restoring decency in town planning regulations in the capital city.
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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Enugu

Gunmen have abducted a Catholic priest, Reverend Father Arinze Madu, vice-rector at the Queen of Apostles Seminary School, Enugu.

Tanker explosion averted in Enugu

A tanker explosion was averted at Ugwu Onyeama axis of Enugu-Onitsha expressway on Friday morning.

One killed, three injured in Enugu road crash

One person died on the spot while three others sustained fatal injuries in a fatal motor accident along Enugu-Ugwogo-Nsukka road, Enugu State.

Enugu police arraign man for allegedly vandalising, stealing power cables

The Police in Enugu on Wednesday arraigned one Nduka Obasi, 28, in an Enugu East Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing electrical cables valued at N172,200.

Xenophobic attack: Police beef up security in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has beefed up security in the state over possible reprisal attacks by residents of Enugu and its environs on South African businesses.

Police arraign Enugu monarch for alleged attempted kidnap

Police in Enugu State has arraigned the traditional ruler of Obeagu Ugwuaji, Awkunanaw Autonomous Community of the state, Christopher Nyia, for alleged attempted kidnapping among other charges.

Police arrest suspected gun manufacturer, recover exhibits in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a notorious gun manufacturer, Cyprian Eze, 69, who allegedly specialises in fabricating firearms and supplying to criminals in the state.

Polio immunisation: Enugu government targets 300,000 children

Enugu State Ministry of Health says 300,000 children between ages of zero and five years would be immunised in the ongoing statewide special polio immunisation.

Atiku’s endorsement: Ohanaeze goofed – Orji Kalu

Former Abia governor, Chief Orji Kalu, has berated the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, for endorsing the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Abubakar Atiku.
Uche Sampson Ogah

Election: Court affirms Uche Ogah as Abia APC governorship candidate

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed Mr Uche Ogah as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Abia for the March 2 elections .
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala tasks government on community development

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, has called on the three tiers of government in Nigeria to pay serious attention to the development of the rural communities in the country.

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Italy midfielder Marco Verratti is close to regaining fitness after missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 match with a knee problem, the team’s medical chief said on Sunday.

Marco Verratti close to return for Italy at Euro 2020

Italy midfielder Marco Verratti is close to regaining fitness after missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 match with a knee problem, the team’s medical chief said on Sunday.
Twitter CEO and Co Founder, Jack Dorsey addresses students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), on November 12, 2018 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Amal KS/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Twitter chief: Nigerians will lead Bitcoin ‘revolution’

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter, a microblogging platform, says “the people of Nigeria will lead bitcoin” revolution.
U.S. President Joe Biden arrives for a news conference at the end of the G7 summit, at Cornwall Airport Newquay, Britain, June 13, 2021. REUTERS-Kevin Lamarque

Joe Biden suggests Russia might be weaker than it seems

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday that “autocrat” Vladimir Putin was right to say that relations were at their lowest point in years though he suggested that Russia might be weaker than it seemed and that Moscow had overreached in the Middle East.
Chelsea defender Antonio Ruediger insists Germany need to get a little dirty in their Euro 2020 opener against France on Tuesday in order to subdue the world champions’ forward firepower.

Euro 2020: Antonio Rudiger ready to ‘get dirty’ vs France

Chelsea defender Antonio Ruediger insists Germany need to get a little dirty in their Euro 2020 opener against France on Tuesday in order to subdue the world champions’ forward firepower.

Lagos taskforce demolishes markets, workshops in Festac

Weeping, sorrow, disappointment and regrets filled the atmosphere in Festac Town, Lagos, on Sunday, as a Lagos State task force demolished the popular Agboju Market, shanties and other illegal buildings on the town’s Buffer Zone.

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The Netherlands head coach Frank De Boar securing victory against Ukraine would not come easy for his side, as they get their Euro 2020 Group C campaign underway at Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena on Sunday.

Euro 2020: Netherlands coach wary of ‘tough opponent’ Ukraine

The Netherlands head coach Frank De Boar securing victory against Ukraine would not come easy for his side, as they get their Euro 2020 Group C campaign underway at Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena on Sunday.
Japan has been backed into a corner over the Tokyo Games, a member of the country’s Olympic committee said Friday, arguing the virus-postponed event has “lost meaning” – but adding that it’s too late to cancel.

Tokyo Olympics committee top official commits suicide

A top official from the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Yasushi Moriya has died after jumping in front of a subway train on Monday morning.
Aston Villa have completed the signing of Norwich playmaker Emiliano Buendía.

Aston Villa complete signing of Emi Buendía for club record fee

“As Emiliano is currently in the Argentina national team’s biosecure bubble, preparing for a World Cup qualifying match with Colombia on Tuesday evening, he will undergo a medical and complete the transfer after the game.”
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a national state of disaster as he announced a range of extraordinary measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak that has infected 61 people so far.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa urges G7 nations to plug coronavirus funding gap

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the Group of Seven countries to help finance the World Health Organization’s programme to boost COVID-19 testing, diagnostics and vaccines, the presidency said on Sunday.
The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, has shifted the sit-at-home protest earlier scheduled for Sunday, May 30 in commemoration of Biafra Day, to Monday, May 31.

IPOB: Nigerian security agents killing Igbo youths under guise of ESN clampdown

Igbo separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that Nigerian security agents are secretly killing youths in the South East who are being labelled are members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN).