South East

bags of rice

Anambra hits 210,000 metric tonnes target in rice production

“We are expecting to realise over 236,000 metric tonnes of rice in 2016 based on the production capacity.”

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Ebonyi governor recalls suspended lecturers

The lectuers have in turn suspended their strike.


NDLEA nabs 98 drug suspects in Ebonyi

The agency has secured 37 convictions.


APGA national chairman begs members to forgive, forget

“There is no need for us to quarrel, we need brotherly love to make progress.”

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Ebonyi governor suspends ASUU chairman, predecessor

The governor has ordered the freezing of the school’s accounts.

Sullivan Chime

Ex-Enugu Governor Chime, Abia politicians under investigation – EFCC

“The 2015 campaign fund of about N450 million is subject to investigation in Abia State,” the EFCC said.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Ebonyi education officers demand money, sex for favours – Governor Umahi

“The teachers have also become merchants selling clothes and other goods instead of teaching the students.”


Police, soldiers clash in Ebonyi

The development sparked tension in the Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital


Judges’ arrest: Former speaker says nobody is above the law

“It is saddening to see judges at that cadre to be arrested”.


Two robbers killed in Ebonyi — Police

Two members of a six-man gang were shot dead as they tried to rob.


Church worshippers stone man, 60, to death

The deceased had a dispute with the church over land.


Police officer due for retirement December killed in Imo

The police have vowed to arrest the killers of Mr. Onwumere.


Rape suspect escapes from court

He allegedly destroyed the window louvres and escaped into the nearby bush.

Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi

Peter Obi frowns at titles in churches

“I believe that whoever earnestly desires to support God’s work does not need a title to do so.”

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Ebonyi governor commutes death sentences on 14 prisoners, pardons 32 others

The governor has announced a five percent raise on workers’ salaries.


Imo Assembly wants commissioner sacked

The assembly accuses the commissioner of sabotage.


92-year-old man commits suicide in Ebonyi

Residents woke up to discover Mr. Eluu’s body dangling from a rope at the Ogo square.


2 dead, 6 unconscious in mysterious brothel tragedy

The deceased and the six unconscious persons were found in different rooms in the brothel.


Catholic priest kidnapped in Nigeria

Two other priests sustained gunshot wounds.

Police armed for protest

Irate youth butcher man over N2,000 in Ebonyi

The man was attacked as he tried to help his brother who had been cornered by the rampaging locals.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Supreme Court begins hearing on Abia governorship tussle

Samson Ogah has filed a suit at the Supreme Court seeking to remove Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu.

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Diaspora groups demand Biafra referendum

The groups demand the release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of a pro-Biafra group.


Two farmers kidnapped, another shot

The incident happened at about 12 noon on Tuesday while the victims were weeding their farms.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano

Recession: Anambra residents commend governor for abolishing levies

Gov. Willie Obiano announced a range of stimulus plans to lessen the impact of recession on residents.

Willy Obiano, Anambra State Governor

Anambra announces stimulus plan to ease impact of recession on residents

Anambra is the first state to unveil specific relief programmes for residents as Nigeria grapples with recession.