Enugu: Foundation floats free education school for less privileged

January 13, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

A charity organisation, Helpers Social Development Foundation (HSDF), has launched Helpers Foundation School in Oji River, Enugu state to provide free and quality education to less privileged and vulnerable children. Owing to the importance of education, the organisation deemed it necessary to enroll 200 less privileged children this 2022 to help them secure a better future. This was made known Read More

NDE trains 25 Enugu youth on solar energy, disburses N5m loan to 50 women

December 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Twenty five unemployed youths in Enugu state are currently undergoing a one week training (20th – 24th December, 2021) on solar energy skills, being facilitated by the Abuja Graduate School. Similarly, 50 women who benefited from a two (2) week training under Women Empowerment Collaboration Scheme (WECS) training of the NDE, were given N5,000,000 loan at the rate of N100,000 Read More

Woman bites off fellow tenant’s ear in Enugu

November 18, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Agulese Ugwueme Street, Akwuke, Enugu South local government area of Enugu state was thrown into pandemonium Wednesday as a mother of four bit off a fellow tenant’s ear over a quarrel. Trouble started when the woman, a native of Ezza in Ebonyi state, who was said to have separated from the husband challenged her fellow tenant for putting bread waterproof Read More

Terrorists attacked Biafrans in Enugu during Anambra poll – IPOB

November 8, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Sunday alleged terrorists disguising as herdsmen attacked its members in Enugu. The group said the attack took place while the election was going on in Anambra state. In a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, IPOB said the attackers were however repelled by its Eastern Security Network (ESN). The group reiterated Read More

Enugu assembly approves N15bn CBN infrastructure loan for Ugwuanyi

November 4, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Enugu State House of Assembly Thursday approved a N15billion loan facility from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to enable the state improve on her infrastructure base. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi had written the House Wednesday, through the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Simon Ortuanya, asking the members ‘to approve the loan request he made to enable him secure Read More

Soldiers allegedly invade Enugu community, set house ablaze

November 2, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Some military personnel, armed to the teeth, Monday, allegedly invaded Mgbowo community, Awgu local government area of Enugu state and shot sporadically into the air. The angry soldiers, it was learnt, set somebody’s house on fire when they could not get the person suspected to be a member of Eastern Security Network (ESN), the vigilante arm of the pro-Biafra group, Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Enugu APC chairman mocks PDP over pledge to rescue Nigeria

October 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly elected Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adolphus Udeh has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its pledge to rescue Nigeria. According to Udeh, before rescuing Nigeria, PDP should first account for the uncountable underdevelopment obstacles the party embedded in the system,   prior to their exit from power in 2015. In a press Read More

Enough of this, we’ve lost so much to sit-at-home, Igbo traders, residents declare

The sit-at-home ordered by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) across the five states of the South-east is fast impacting negatively on the populace, as business owners and residents alike have cried out in anguish to say they have had enough. From Abia to Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo and Anambra states, the trend remains the same as businesses have remained under lock and key while owners Read More

Breaking: BBNaija winner, Whitemoney, hospitalised (VIDEO)

October 12, 2021 Editor 0

Winner of the just concluded big brother Naija season 6 show, Whitemoney, is reportedly admitted in an undisclosed hospital in Lagos. This was disclosed in a video which has gone viral online. No reason was given for his ill-health, but there are indications that the stress associated with his participation before, during and after BBNaija show could be responsible. Aside Read More

Sit-at-home: Hoodlums set Keke ablaze in Enugu

October 4, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Despite the fact that the IPOB has suspended the sit-at-home order it made earlier as a result of the detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, some hoodlums believed to be enforcing the suspended order, Monday set a tricycle on fire in Enugu. It was gathered the tricycle, popularly known as Keke was plying along Amechi Road towards Agbani Road when Read More

Again, ECTDA boss, Commissioner for Lands shun Enugu assembly

September 28, 2021 Chuks Nweze109 0

For the third time, the Chairman of Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority, (ECTDA), Hon. Josef Onoh, has declined to honour an invitation from the Enugu State House of Assembly special committee set up to look into allegations of extortion and other related matters in the Enugu Capital Territory. The Commissioner for Lands and Urban Development, Dr. Victor Nnam, also shunned Read More

Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Enugu

September 22, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Hoodlums, also known as unknown gun men, seem to have lifted a ban on attack on police formations as two police officers at a road block at Nachi, Udi local government area, a border town with Oji River local government area of Enugu state, were shot and killed on Wednesday. It was gathered that the gunmen shot sporadically, a development Read More

El-rufai to Southern govs: Anti open-grazing law unimplementable

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, has responded to the new law banning Open-grazing in the Southern states of Nigeria, saying such law is not implementable presently. Some southern states like Ondo, Oyo, Lagos, Enugu and Osun, among others have passed anti open gracing law. But speaking with newsmen Tuesday after a meeting with officials of the All progressives Congress (APC) Read More

Why Igbo must not leave Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would want to be remembered as the Nigerian leader  who stabilised the country  in the area of security, economic prosperity and triumph over corruption. The president spoke in Owerri at a town hall meeting with South East leaders during his one-day official visit to Imo state. He also rated the Igbo as being in charge of the Read More

NDE gets new coordinator in Enugu

September 7, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

A new state coordinator for the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has assumed office in Enugu. The new coordinator, according to the Deputy Director Publicity, Mr. Gerald Ndubisi, is Mr. Donatus Azubuike Uchegbu. Uchegbu replaced the former coordinator, Dr. Chika Onah. The new coordinator before his appointment was Deputy Director Planning, Research and Statistics of NDE, Abuja. Uchegbu, who officially Read More

Court cases: APC compiling names for NEC’s sanction – CECPC

September 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has started compiling the lists of party members in court, with a view to securing the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) ratification for their sanction. The ruling party’s leadership also declared that it won’t recognise any parallel congress at the just concluded nationwide local Read More

Enugu passes anti-open grazing bill

September 2, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Enugu State House of Assembly Thursday joined other state assemblies in the South East to pass into law the anti-open grazing bill. The bill which is for a Law to Prohibit Open Grazing, Regulate Cattle Ranching and for Connected Purposes was passed at the House sitting following the consideration of the report of the public hearing, presented by the Chairman, Read More

Gulder Ultimate Search: The Form, how to apply

September 1, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Organisers say the new season of GUS is open to receiving applications from Nigerians between 21-35 years from September 1, 2021, via its online registration platform www.gulderultimatesearch.ng How do you do it?To submit an application, all you have to do is head to the GUS website. Here, applicants must enter their personal details, upload a photograph, and answer a few Read More

Expectations as Gulder Ultimate Search returns

September 1, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

After years of hiatus, Nigerian reality television series, Gulder Ultimate Search (also called GUS), created and sponsored by brewing company, Nigerian Breweries Plc, will return to the screen going by revelation of the beer manufacturing firm. The show which borders on the survival instincts of its contestants dominated the Nigerian airwaves in the early 2000s. The show which began in Read More

Anxiety trails disappearance of 20-year- old man in Enugu

August 19, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The whereabouts of a 20-year- old man, a technician, Miracle Onoh, who allegedly got missing since Monday, after the sit-at-home order declared by IPOB because of Nnamdi Kanu’s detention at old Orie Emene, a suburb of Enugu metropolis. It is now a source of worry and confusion to his family members.It was gathered that Miracle, the first child of his Read More

Buhari completes 12 dams, 3 hydropower projects, 7 irrigation projects – APC group

August 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), has said out of 116 inherited projects for priority completion in 2016, a total of twelve dams, three hydropower projects and seven irrigation projects among many others have been completed by the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC think-tank group also disclosed that Buhari administration signed Executive Order 9 Read More

Enugu APC excos ‘sack’ Nwoye as party chairman

August 10, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

Members of State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state have passed a vote of no confidence on state’s party chairman, Dr. Ben Nwoye, accusing him of insurbodination to statutory authorities and attempt to balkanise the state chapter of the party. Consequently, they appointed in his stead, Prince Chikwado Chukwunta Nnaji, the state vice chairman Read More