Breaking: Another INEC office set ablaze [PICTURES]

July 4, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ogurute, in Igboeze North Local Government Headquarters, Enugu State has been set ablaze by unknown arsonists Sources gathered that the office was set on fire Sunday night and the affected building was totally burnt. The Council Area has come under attack recently by unknown gunmen leading the state government to Read More

Suspense in APC over Tinubu’s running mate ahead INEC’s deadline

Ahead of the June 17 deadline set by the Independent National electoral Commission (INEC), there is suspense in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the choice of running mate to the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Investigation by Blueprint revealed Thursday that the governing party was still in a fix over the choice of who to pick as running mate Read More

Enugu cult war claims 2

June 3, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Enugu, the Coal City has again erupted in a cult war as rival cult groups have killed two people in different locations of the town. Blueprint gathered that one cultist was allegedly gunned down at the New Garriki, while another was gunned down at Ogui New Layout. It was gathered that the two incidents took place Wednesday afternoon. One of Read More

2023: Guber aspirant vows to check wastes in governance

February 3, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Governorship aspirant for the Enugu State 2023 gubernatorial election, Dr. John Nwobodo, has said that one of his top priorities when elected governor would be to ensure that he completed all the abandoned projects left behind by the past administrations. He also said that he would make sure they blocked all the leakages to ensure that there was no wastage Read More

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