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

PDP: Mbah floors Ekweremadu, picks Enugu gov’ship ticket

May 26, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

Oil mogul, Barr. Peter Mbah, Wednesday, emerged the governorship flag bearer for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Enugu state 2023 gubernatorial election. Mbah defeated his closest rival, Barr. Chijoke Edeoga with 790 votes to 9 votes. Senator Ike Ekweremadu who did not come to the primary venue at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, scored one vote in absentia. In his Read More

Breaking: Ekweremadu, Abaribe pull out of Enugu, Abia PDP governorship contest

May 25, 2022 Editor 0

The immediate past Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and incumbent Minority leader at the Senate Enyinnaya Abaribe on Wednesday withdrew from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary elections in Enugu and Abia states. Speaking through a statement by the Director-General of Ikeoha Campaign Organisation, Hon. Charles Ogbo Asogwa, Ekweremadu who did not give reason for his withdrawal, said, “We Read More

I did not beat up my constituent – Nnamani

A former governor of Enugu state and senator representing Enugu East senatorial zone, Senator Chimaroke Nnanani, has described as a ruse, falsehood and malicious reports that he or his aides attacked anyone at a meeting with party delegates in the state. Senator Nnamani in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja, Friday, explained that the scheduled meeting with party Read More

FRSC decorates 12 newly promoted officers in Enugu

April 21, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has decorated 12 officers newly promoted with their various ranks in Enugu state. Decorating the officers on Thursday in Enugu, Sector Commander of FRSC Enugu State Command, Mr Joseph Toby, said promotion comes only from God and no officer should see it as a right. Toby also urged the newly decorated officers to redouble Read More

2023: We ‘ll take over more states in South-east – APC

March 31, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the general elections in 2023, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it will take over the remaining states being controlled by the opposition political parties in the South-east region. For now, two states of Imo and Ebonyi are currently under the APC while APGA governing Anambra, PDP is in charge of Enugu and Abia states. But speaking Read More

2023: Ex-Senator, Nnaji, joins Enugu guber race

March 13, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

The former Senator representing Enugu East Senatorial Zone, Hon.Gilbert Nnaji, has made known his intention to join the 2023 Enugu state governorship race. Senator Nnaji who was at the Red chamber from 2011-2019 announced this via a Facebook post. For a formal declaration, the ex- lawmaker has invited the public to his Father’s Palace for a consultative meeting. The invitation Read More

Enugu: Court remands man for alleged murder of wife

February 15, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

A magistrate court in Enugu, Enugu state, has remanded Mr Remijus Nwaju of No 7, Ajali Crescent, Independence Layout, Enugu for alleged murder of his wife, Phelomena Nwaju. Remijus was alleged to have killed his wife on the 15th of November 2021, an offence punishable under Section 494 of the Criminal Code Cap 30 Vol. 11 Laws of Enugu state Read More

Enugu moves to tackle housing deficit

February 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) has disclosed that it is tackling the housing deficit in the state through provision of affordable housing for civil servants. The Corporation’s General Manager, Mr Chukwuemelie Agu, who disclosed this on Monday in an interview, said the housing scheme was to ensure that civil servants in the state own houses at various estates Read More

Enugu moves to tackle housing deficits

January 31, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) has disclosed that it is tackling housing deficit in the state through provision of affordable housing for civil servants. The Corporation’s General Manager, Mr Chukwuemelie Agu, who disclosed this on Monday in an interview, said housing scheme was to ensure that civil servants in the state own houses at various estates provided by Read More

Enugu residents and the pains of sit-at-home order

January 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

Residents of Enugu state has sour stories to tell following the continued enforcement of the sit-at-home order in the state. CHUKS NWEZE reports. Nobody likes to suffer, not even the martyrs enjoy suffering. This however is not the case of the people of Enugu state and by extension entire South-east geopolitical zone that have been suffering economic and social stagnation Read More

Enugu: Police mount manhunt over murder of APC members

January 20, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The Nigeria Police Enugu state command, Wednesday, commenced a serious manhunt and investigation to fish out the gunmen that killed two APC members who were having a ward meeting at Obeagu Ward, Enugu South local government area and abducted one on Tuesday. As a result, the commissioner of police has called on political parties to apprise the police about their Read More

Eha-Amufu: Day Enugu community erupted in turmoil

January 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

In what many thought was the handiwork of Fulani herdsmen, CHUKS NWEZE reports that the recent communal clash in a community of Enugu state was largely caused by some persons from within. While Nigerians were busy enjoying the Christmas and the New Year festivities, the people of Mbuji, Eha Amufu community of Enugu state were enmeshed in mourning and lamentation. Read More

Man murders his 3 children, hides them inside fridge

January 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Police in Enugu are investigating 52-year-old Ifeanyi Amadikwa, over alleged murder of his three children identified as Chidalum Amadikwa,11 (step-daughter), Amarachi Amadikwa, 8, and Ebubechukwu Amadikwa, 4. Amadikwa had taken advantage of the absence of his wife from home to kill the three children whose bodies he dumped in a fridge, according to spokesperson of Enugu Police Command, ASP Read More

Gunmen kill Ebubeagu operative, set body ablaze in Ebonyi

January 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

The police in Ebonyi State on Sunday confirmed the killing of a member of Ebubeagu Security Network. Ebubeagu is a security outfit set up by the Ebonyi State Government to help in the fight against insecurity in the state. The victim, Ifeanyi Orogbo, 32, was killed and his remains partially burnt by the assailants, the police said. The police spokesperson Read More

Enugu: NDE trains 540 ESPW in ABT

November 14, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Enugu state, has commenced the training of 540 Extended Special Public Works (ESPW), participants in three senatorial districts of the state. Consequently, 180 ESPW participants who had earlier benefited from the Basic Business Training (BBT) would be trained in Advanced Business Training (ABT) in each of the three Senatorial Districts of Enugu state: Enugu Read More

Man arrested for allegedly killing son for money rituals

November 11, 2021 Blueprint 0

A man in Enugu state, Nigeria’s South-east, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing his son for money rituals. A pastor in the state has also been arrested in connection with the crime, according to the police. The police spokesperson in Enugu, Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement Thursday said that the man’s seven-year-old son was reported missing Read More