Igbos desperate for peace in Nigeria – Governor Ikpeazu
“If Nigeria is perpetually in trouble, it will not augur well for the Igbos.”
Woman arrested for allegedly trying to sell 3 babies
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP) in Ebonyi State has taken custody of a woman, Odinaka Ali, arrested by the police for alleged attempt to sell her three children in Enugu State. The Desk Officer of NAPTIP, Florence Onwa, stated this in Abakaliki while briefing journalists on the rescue of […]
Gov. Obiano presents N115.5 billion budget for 2017
N58.9 billion will be spent on capital projects, while N56.6 billion will go to recurrent expenditure.
N-power applicants protest extortion by government officials
Each of the applicants was asked to pay N500.
Igbos are Nigeria’s most truthful yet misunderstood people – Gov. Okorocha
The governor spoke when he received the Army Chief.
Police intervention prevents lynching of bank MD by aggrieved customers
Customers said they had not been paid their monies.
Nigerian hospital, American university sign MoU on kidney transplant
The FMC said it is underfunded and understaffed.
Ebonyi governor presents N127.2 billion budget for 2017
The budget for 2016 was N101.1 billion.
Senate committee supports Ebonyi’s ban on imported rice
“We have rice. We should eat our rice. There is no where our local rice has harmed anybody.”
Ebonyi bans sale of foreign rice, to begin seizure
“You are taking risk if you are selling foreign rice in the land of Ebonyi,” the governor said.
Ebonyi governor orders University VC, principal officers to quit
The governor signed a new bill into law, and changed the tenures of the affected staff.
One dead, 11 unconscious in Enugu accident; police seek help to identify victims
The accident occurred Wednesday night.
How Nigerian security forces killed 150 pro-Biafra protesters – Amnesty International
The Amnesty International report relied on the analysis of 87 videos, 122 photographs and 146 eye witness testimonies.
Igbo Renaissance: Anambra to float Igbo radio station, mandate students to wear traditional attire
Mr. Obiano expressed dismay at the failure of parents to teach their children the Igbo language and culture.
Police barricade Nigerian college to prevent students protest
Over 20 security vehicles barricaded the institution.
Abia APC leader disowns Orji Kalu, says ex-governor only brings confusion
The ex-governor last week defected to the APC from the Progressive People Alliance, PPA.
Anchor Borrowers Programme crashes price of local rice, CBN says
She said that if more states join the programme, rice production would be greatly boosted.
Pat Utomi hosts UNN Mass Communication alumni reunion
The reunion is taking place almost 30 years after the alumni had a homecoming in 1987.