Former civilian governors, deputies of old Anambra State to receive pension
Enugu State marks the 25th anniversary of its creation.
Abia governorship tussle: Samson Ogah heads to Supreme Court
On August 18, the Court of Appeal in Abuja upturned the decision to hand Mr. Ogah the position.
Ebonyi govt threatens to seal debtor-banks after 7 days
The banks are owing up to N4 billion.
50 Nigerian students get scholarships to study in China
Three of the awardees will be sponsored by the Chinese government, while the rest will be sponsored by Confucius Institute.
Ebonyi jailbreak: Rights group demands names of ‘killed’ inmates
The group accuses prisons authorities of using disproportionate force.
Ebonyi governor suspends commissioner, disbands empowerment committee
The commissioner was allegedly suspended for lopsided selection of beneficiaries of a youth empowerment programme.
Lassa fever kills doctor, 2 others in Anambra — Official
The government however says the outbreak was not yet at an epidemic proportion in the state.
Jail break attempt foiled in Ebonyi as inmates riot
Two people are feared dead.
Three Nigerian police officers docked for assaulting teenager
The accused allegedly stripped the 15-year-old girl and flogged her.
EFCC arrests ex-Ebonyi commissioner over N83 million bribery allegation
The commissioner is accused of abuse of office and gratification.
No trace of man missing in Abia for 3 weeks — Family
The missing man’s family want the public to help in locating him.
Enugu jailbreak: Nigeria Prisons “can’t ascertain number of fleeing inmates”
The service said six of the escapees had been recaptured.
Parents reject govt-administered drugs in Ebonyi schools
Parents fear the drugs could be fatal.
Gov. Umahi condemns stripping, battering of 14-year-old girl
The girl was paraded nude and flogged.
Ebonyi students abroad face deportation for non-payment of fees
Some students of Ebonyi State origin studying abroad under the state government’s scholarship scheme have raised alarm over their imminent ejection from their school following the inability of the state government to pay their fees and other expenses. They accused the Governor David Umahi administration of abandoning them to their fate since 2015. The students […]
Buhari extols Chuks Ehirim’s virtues at journalist’s funeral
The president describes the journalist as a change agent and patriot.
Ebonyi govt offers N600 million to 2400 youth entrepreneurs
Already over 5000 persons have collected the forms for the scheme.
Presidency plotting to remove Dogara, others, lawmaker alleges
The lawmaker lambasts the SSS and other government agencies for sealing some offices in the National Assembly.
Gov. Okorocha wants pay cut for workers, proposes 3 work days per week
Mr. Okorocha wants Ike Ekweremadu sacked as deputy senate president.
Appeal Court orders ‘status-quo’ in Abia governorship tussle
A Federal High Court had on June 27 nullified Mr. Ikpeazu’s election after finding him guilty of tax offenses.