South East

Enugu state

Ex-Enugu Assembly Speaker joins APC

“The beauty of democracy is the ventilation of ideas and we have found succour in the APC.”

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3 die in Onitsha multiple road crash – FRSC

Six people “are seriously injured but are being treated,” the official said.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha

Political future of Igbos rests in APC – Okorocha

The governor encourages Igbos to join APC.

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Enugu police rescues kidnapped girl sold for N350,000 in Abia

The 4-year-old girl was kidnapped on December 15, 2016

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Civil war explosive found in Ebonyi community – Police

“The analysis has been concluded and from our findings, it was one of those landmines that was planted during the civil war.”

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Nigeria Customs Owerri records seizures worth N4.7 billion in 2016 – Comptroller

Mr. Mohammed said officers arrested 234 suspects in 2016.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Unpaid for 5 months, Abia teachers commence strike

“It has become increasingly difficult for Abia teachers to feed and fend for their families.”

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Paris refund: Abia begins payment of salary arrears

Workers are expected to start receiving their pay by next week.

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Buhari congratulates new Ohaneze Ndigbo leader, John Nwodo

President Buhari said he looks forward to working with the new leadership.

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NAFDAC uncovers fake wine factories, arrests 9 suspects

Popular brands of beverages like Hennessey, 501, Johnny Walker, Red Label whisky, Best Marula fruit cream, Pure heaven, were faked.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Supreme Court judge withdraws from Abia governorship appeal

The suit was adjourned because of the judge’s withdrawal.

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Nigerian Army urges Igbos to set up inquiry over alleged Biafra killings

“…relevant authority/ies in the South East are at liberty to set up an inquiry into this accusation…”

Osita Chidoka

Politicians leaving PDP are saboteurs, political jobbers – Osita Chidoka

“PDP is the only umbrella that can bring everyone together and give all Nigerians a sense of belonging.”

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Ebonyi governor, Umahi, announces monthly pay for ex-lawmakers, council chairpersons

The payments would be unprecedented as states and federal governments are not known to pay pension or stipends to former lawmakers.

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Bomb scare in Ebonyi

A suspected explosive was found in a stream.

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state being interviewed after a courtesy visit to  President-elect General Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja

Anambra Gov. Obiano’s 10 successes, failures: Pay rise, ‘squandered’ resources, others

Mr. Obiano is also accused of making lopsided appointments.

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Why I was impeached — Abia Ex-Speaker

The former speaker was impeached on December 29, 2016.

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Release Nnamdi Kanu to douse tension, Cleric tells Nigerian govt

The cleric says it is injustice to continue to detain Mr. Kanu.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Top 10 achievements, failures of Gov. Umahi of Ebonyi

Workers are paid early, but they have had to endure a pay cut.

abia-assembly

Drama as new Abia Speaker resigns 24 hours after election

The state assembly elects two speakers within 24 hours.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia teachers can’t cash cheques issued by govt for July salary

Primary school teachers were last paid in June.

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Abia Assembly impeaches Speaker

A new speaker was elected Thursday.

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Two killed in Enugu market fracas

A misunderstanding resulted in a deadly fight, police say.

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Nigeria police officer who killed Malaysia returnee to face prosecution

The victim returned to Nigeria for his wedding.

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Nigerian Army ends Operation Python Dance in South-East – Official

The operation was launched to span from November 27 to December 27.