How hoodlums set car, motorcycles ablaze in Ebonyi

November 11, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Hoodlums early hours of Wednesday set a car and two motorcycles ablaze in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi state. The yet to be identified hoodlums according to an eye witness operated on bicycles at different locations in the state They set ablaze the car along Hilltop road close to Water walks road and a motorcycle at Hilton Junction near the former Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

Police burst kidnap syndicate, recover arms, vehicles in Imo

September 22, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Operatives of the  Imo State Police Command has bursted a kidnap and armed robbery syndicate in the state, recovering arms and vehicles from the gang. In a press briefing at the Command’s headquarters Owerri, Wednesday, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Rabiu Hussaini said the breakthrough followed the kidnapping of one Okechukwu Mbata, 42 years of age, in 2019 and Kelechi Read More

USAI-IHP donates health equipment to Ebonyi govt

August 28, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

United States Agency for International Development-Integrted Health programme (USAID – IHP), Friday, donated hospital equipment worth over N100 million to Ebonyi state. The items include weighing scale, family planning kits, sterilising pans, implant insertion and removal measuring tapes, and measuring boards for infants, fertail suppler, episiotomy kits,upright newborn mask, neo Natalie among others would be given to 198 facilities in Read More

Ranching: PDP condemns Umahi for secretly collecting N6bn

August 26, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Ebonyi state chapter Thursday lambasted governor David Umahi for secretly collecting the sum of 6 billion naira for ranching programme in the state. Special Assistant to President Buhari, Gabar Shehu had on Wednesday night in program on channels television revealed that Ebonyi among three other state in the federation accessed 24 billion naira for ranching. Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Ebonyi 2023: Indigenes reject zoning, campaign for competence, credibility

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi state, indigenes of the state under the aiges of Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID) have rejected zoning agreement, saying competence, capability and credibility should be the standard for anyone to succeed governor Dave Umahi. The group said: “Ebonyi people truly deserve nothing but the best, most credible and competent hand Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Ebonyi: Group calls for urgent intervention in renewed Izzi/Ikwo communal hostility

June 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has condemned the renewed communal clashes between the people of Enyibichiri, Izzi in Abakaliki Local Government Area and Echialike, Ikwo, Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state over a lingered land dispute, demanding an end to the hostility. The Ebonyi indigenes also condemned in totality the abduction of some Izzi Read More

Sit-at-home: Casualties recorded, total compliance in Ebonyi

May 31, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state among other states in south-east zone Monday recorded total compliance of the sit at home order of Biafra. Major streets in the state like water works road, Ogoja road, Afikpo road were business activities are always going on were all deserted. Banks were closed, commercial motor parks were closed, fuel and gas station  and other business activities were all Read More

Breaking: In Ebonyi, Umahi fires Commissioners, others

May 28, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state, Friday, dissolved the State Executive Council (SEC). Out of 109 of them, 83 were relived of their duties. Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr Kenneth Ugbala, during a joint exco briefing in Abakaliki, said the dissolution was in two phases. He however pointed out that some key officers were not affected by the Read More

APC: Buni’s 12 months in the saddle under scrutiny

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the efforts of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, and some of the gains recorded in almost 12 months. Precisely by 25th of June it will be one year the current National Caretaker Committee of ruling party, Read More

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Hoodlums raise down 2 INEC offices in Ebonyi

May 19, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Hoodlums Tuesday night set ablaze two offices belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC in Ebonyi state. The offices affected were those in Ezza North and Ebonyi Local Government areas. A senior officer working with the commission who spoke on the condition of anonimity said that the hoodlums attacked the buildings  when workers had already gone home after the Read More

Gunmen kill 6 in Ebonyi, Kaduna communities, troops repel terrorists’ incursion, eliminate scores in Borno

Gunmen Monday killed two people and burnt seven houses, a car and motorcycle in Wawan Rafi II Village, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state, the state government has said.  Announcing this in a statement, the state commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan said:  “Security agencies have reported that armed bandits this morning attacked Wawan Rafi II village, in Read More

Ebonyi killings: Senator wants FG shoot at sight order implemented

April 1, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

The Senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial Zone, Dr Michael Ama Nnachi, Thursday urged Security agencies to implement the shoot at sight order of President Buhari in the crisis areas of the state. Blueprint report that 25 persons at Nkalaha, Obegu, Amezu, Umuhuali, Egedegede communities in Ishielu local government area of the state were killed by suspected herders on Monday night. Read More

Only justice ‘ll end insecurity in Nigeria – Archbishop

March 29, 2021 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

The Archbishop of Methodist Archdiocese of Enugu, Rev. Christopher Edeh has  called on President Muhammadu Buhari to enthrone justice in the country to end insecurity.  According to him, “once  there is justice there is peace.” He  enjoined Buhari’s government to correct injustices in the country which he said gave rise to insecurity. Edeh disclosed this in Abakaliki  while speaking with journalists during the consecration of Read More

2023: It’s time for Igbo to lead Nigeria – Alex Otti

March 6, 2021 Editor 0

Dr. Alex Otti is an accomplished entrepreneur, philanthropist and economic guru. In this interview, Dr. Otti who was twice the governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia state, speaks on 2023 presidential moves, his political interest, among other issues. Excerpts: What’s your reaction to Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) ’s order to banks and other financial institutions Read More