Lawmaker lauds Ette Unity football tourney organisers

January 6, 2023 Editor 0

The representatives of Igbo-Eze North/Udenu Federal Constituency, Hon Engr Simon Chukwuemeka Atigwe, has praised the organisers of the annual Ette Football Championship for meeting the yearning and aspirations of youths in the community. Disclosing this to Journalists at the closing ceremony of the Championship at Ette in Enugu State, said the annual football event was well organised by the Ette Read More

ENADEP, Enugu farmers strategise ways to boost agriculture

December 16, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

Enugu State Agricultural Development Programme (ENADEP) and the farmers’ associations in the state have strategised ways to boost agricultural production in the state. Programme Manager of ENADEP, Dr Ogbonna Onyeisi, disclosed this in an interactive session with the farmers at the agency’s headquarter, Friday in Enugu. Onyeisi said it was important for ENEDEP to have cordial relationship with farmers in Read More

Native doctor feasts on graves, harvests human parts in Enugu

December 11, 2022 Editor 0

A native doctor whose name wasn’t ascertained immediately has been arrested alongside others who allegedly invaded graves located inside a Catholic cemetery. The cemetery to reports is located at Ajaba Mmaku, in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. Some of the suspects were later caught by the vigilante operatives within the area, while others are on the run The Read More

PDP petitions INEC chairman, urges IGP to prosecute culprit’s over LP primary

November 25, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu state, Hon. Chukwuemeka Aneke, has accused some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of forgery of the commission’s monitoring report of the Labour Party primary of Enugu West Senatorial District held on June 8, 2022. In a petition dated November 10 and written by his solicitors, Bonaventure Madu Read More

MASSOB condemns attacks on Enugu communities

October 31, 2022 Blueprint 0

Touched by the incessant raping, kidnapping and other criminal activities being carried out by some daredevils working in the name of fighting for Biafra agitation in some communities in Enugu state, a pro-Biafra group, Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has cried out saying that such elements are common criminals, but not freedom fighters. Enugu Read More

Court declares Amuka validly nominated candidate of Labour Party 

October 27, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has declared Williams Tochukwu Amuka as the validly nominated candidate of Labour Party for the Igbo-Etiti West State Constituency election in Enugu State. In a Suit filed by his counsel Chibuzor Ezike Esq challenging the swapping of his name as the winner of the primary election for Igbo-Etiti West State constituency, Williams prayed Read More

NDE trains 100 in Quick-fix, Technocultural Crafts in Enugu

October 14, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

The Vocational Skills Department (VSD) of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has begun a one-month training of 100 people in Enugu state on Quick-fix Demand Driven Training Scheme (QDDTS) and Technocultural Crafts Training Scheme (TCTS). The one month training will train the beneficiaries on bead-making, shoe-making, tye & dye, cosmetology, catering, Fasunato/turban-making, among others. Flagging the training open, the Read More

Tragedy as 5 family members found dead in Enugu

October 9, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Amutenyi village in Obollo-Afor community, Udenu local government area of Enugu state has been thrown into mourning following the death of five family members in an apartment in the community. A statement by the Enugu state Police command, issued Sunday, confirmed the incident, noting that the victims had been deposited in the morgue for autopsy to unravel cause of Read More

NDE trains 30 Enugu beneficiaries on enviropreneurship development on basis business

September 29, 2022 ChuksNweze Enugu 0

The Small Scale Enterprises (SSE), Department of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), has embarked on a 4-day training of 30 Enugu youth and women, who were beneficiaries of Enviropreneurship Development Scheme, EDS training of the Directorate on Basic Business Training (BBT), to do well in their chosen business venture. The participants of the EDS were trained on how to Read More

Pictures: Atiku visits Enugu, meets PDP stakeholders in Southeast

September 27, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in company of his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa, have visited Enugu state in order to meet with the party’s stakeholders in Southeast on Tuesday. The former vice president revealed via Atiku’s Twitter handle. He said, “It feels great landing in Enugu for my meeting with PDP stakeholders in the Read More

How Enugu community is gearing up for New Yam Festival

September 25, 2022 Blueprint 0

The season of New Yam Festival is around the corner. In Enugu state, CHUKS NWEZE reports on how a community intends to celebrate the festival. New Yam Festival is an annual festivity in most Igbo communities held at the end of the rainy season precisely between early August and late September. Because of the importance attached to this festival, indigenes Read More

NDE trains 30 Enugu youth on environmental beautification

September 7, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), has commenced a 30-day training for 30 participants in Environmental Beautification Training Scheme, EBTS in Enugu, Enugu state. The directorate also flagged off a one week intensive training for 49 participants for Post Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme, POST-SADTS as well as for Small Stock Goat Production Training Scheme (SSGPTS). The trainees participating in Read More

Breaking: Crisis rocks Enugu APC, as Nnamani, Onyeama, others demand caretaker committee

August 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

There is a major crisis rocking the Enugu state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), even as major stakeholders from the state led by the former Senate President Ken Nnamani, current Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geofrey Onyeama among other stakeholders demanded the sack of the state APC chairman Ugochukwu Agballah. The stakeholders, who met the APC national chairman at Read More

Avoid speeches, conducts that heat up polity, IPAC urges candidates, parties

August 24, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

Enugu state chairman of the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Hon. Edwin Ikechukwu Alor, has called on various candidates for the 2023 elections as well as leadership of political parties to avoid speeches capable of heating the polity but rather conduct themselves in mature manner befitting of democratic process. Alor made the call on Wednesday at the IPAC secretariat in Read More

2023: Mbah inaugurates female support group

August 23, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

A female political support group for the PDP governorship candidate for the Enugu 2023 guber election, Barrister Peter Mbah, under the aegis of ‘Foot Soldiers for Peter Mbah’ (FSPM), has been formally inaugurated in Enugu. The group was charged to take Mbah’s campaign to all nooks and crannies of the state to ensure his victory at the polls. The group, Read More

2023: Accord sure of winning Enugu – Nwobodo

August 17, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

The Enugu state governorship candidate of Accord party, Chief John Nwobodo has expressed confidence that Accord is the party to beat in the forthcoming 2023 governorship election. Nwobodo said that they were poised and ready and were doing everything possible to ensure that they clinch the governorship seat, come 2023. The governorship hopeful who stated this in an interview on Read More

Society not fair to women, Enugu group laments

August 11, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Women interest group, Nwanyibuife (a woman is something), has lamented the unfair treatment being meted out to women by the society, irrespective of the fact that women play important role in the society. The group made the lamentation during the official unveiling of the group’s logo at the Roots Restaurant, Independence Layout, Enugu. Speaking at the occasion, convener of the Read More

Breaking: Gunmen kidnap popular Nollywood actor, actress

July 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Two Nollywood actors identified as Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornell, have been reported kidnapped in Enugu State. Actress and Director of Communications, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Monalisa Chinda, revealed this in a statement on her Instagram page, on Friday. According to the statement, the two actors were reportedly missing after their family members confirmed they didn’t come back from a Read More

Enugu 2023: Nweke Jr. unveils Ugwuanyi as running mate

July 19, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The race to occupy the Enugu State Government House, the Lion Building, 2023 has gathered more momentum as the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate, Mr. Frank Nweke Jnr, Tuesday unveiled his running mate Dr, Mrs Edith Ugwuanyi. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate, Dr. Peter Mbah, had already unveiled his running mate, Barr. Ifeanyi Ossai. Addressing a mammoth Read More

NDE resettles 22 graduates of SOW scheme in Enugu

July 7, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The Vocational Skill Development department of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Wednesday disbursed resettlement equipment and tools to 22 graduates of the School On Wheel (SOW), who successfully completed their training on different skills that include fashion designing, catering, make-up, hair dressing, electrical installation, barbing among others to youths in Enugu. The essence of the training and resettlement with Read More

NPC gears up for trial census in Enugu

July 1, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

In readiness for the first fully digital census in 2023, the National Population Commission (NPC) has begun training of its functionaries for a trial census in Enugu state. Addressing newsmen during the kick-off of functionaries training in Enugu, the federal commissioner representing Enugu state, Ejike Ezeh, said the trial census “is another key preparatory activity for the main census.” He Read More

Ugwuanyi: Seven years of purposeful leadership in Enugu state

June 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

Enugu state is working under Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as his administration has touched virtually all sectors of the state. In this report, CHUKS NWEZE examines a few of such. Governor Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi of Enugu state is indeed a man that Enugu people or what is popularly known as NdiEnugu, as the governor fundly calls his people, would not forget Read More

NDE trains 510 Enugu youth, women on basic, advanced apprenticeship scheme

June 10, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Five hundred and ten youth and women are undergoing a three-month training on Basic National Open Apprenticeship Scheme (B-NOAS) and Advanced National Open Apprenticeship Scheme (A-NOAS) being organised by Vocational Skills Department (VSD) of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE). For the B-NOAS, 20 trainees were drawn from the seventeen local government areas that made up Enugu state, thereby bringing Read More