South East

prisoners in a cell

Ebonyi chief judge frees 9 prisoners

The judge also granted bail to 22 other inmates.


Truck crushes woman to death in Nnewi

A witness said the truck fell because of the terrible state of the road.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu ‘uncovers 3,916 ghost workers’

A government panel recommends that more teachers be engaged in the primary schools in the state.

Photo: Bellanaija

Why Ikpeazu must step down immediately as Abia governor — Keyamo

Mr. Keyamo, a lawter, says Mr. Ikpeazu’s departure is the only way to enthrone legality in Abia.

Governor Dave Umahi

Ebonyi suspends unified exam in schools

The state orders teacher’s to refund illegal fees.

collapsed duplex in Citec-Mbora

Three killed in building collapse in Anambra

Three others sustained injuries.

Stella Oduah

Court dismisses suit seeking to unseat Senators Ubah, Oduah, others

The court says the case lacks merit.


Rep battles INEC for issuing Certificate of Return to opponent despite court order

INEC says it acted in line with the judgement of the Federal High Court

Governor Dave Umahi

Ebonyi proposes 5-year jail term for female genital mutilation

The first lady sets up a campaign against the practice.

Governor Dave Umahi

Ebonyi ‘uncovers 250 ghost teachers’

The government cites cases of workers receiving salaries from multiple government offices.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Why I have not intervened in Abia governorship crisis – AGF

“The parties involved should await the decision of the courts.”


Abia governorship ruling: Police step up security as state remains calm

Police said the south east will not descend into chaos.

Governor Dave Umahi

Umahi, Elechi in war of words over N29 million car gift

Mr. Umahi says he begged EFCC to leave Mr. Elechi alone.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

We will rather die than allow Ogah’s inauguration as governor — PDP

The party says it will punish Mr. Ogah when the dust over the current controversy settles.

Roseline Ughanze

Four years after, no trace of 80-year-old woman kidnapped in Anambra

Efforts to rescue her by security agents led to the kidnappers severing further contact – and demand for ransom – with the family.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia Governorship: Issuing Samson Ogah Certificate of Return ‘worrisome’ – Lawyer

INEC issued a certificate of return to Mr. Ogah on Thursday.

Orji Uzor-Kalu

Court adjourns trial of former Abia governor till Sept. 27

The former governor is accused of diverting state’s fund between 1999 and 2007.

Police armed for protest

Police confirm death of officer beaten to coma in Nsukka

The deceased officer had accidentally killed a motorcyclist.

Police armed for protest

Policeman beaten to coma after killing motorcyclist in Nsukka

The operative was trying to shoot into the air.

Martins Elechi, Governor of Ebonyi State

Ex-Ebonyi Governor, Martin Elechi, rejects N29m car gift from successor

Despite being unable inability to pay salaries, Governor Umahi bought SUVs worth N116m for three former governors

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, to appeal court judgment sacking him from office

The governor says he will remain in charge of the state until his appeals are determined.

Officers of the Police force taking control of the situation

Eight feared dead as neighbouring communities clash in Cross River, Ebonyi

Five of those allegedly killed were from Cross River while three others were from Ebonyi  

Justice court law

Court acquits man accused of killing father

The man was arrested in 2009.

Fulani grazing

Nimbo killings: Witness accuses traditional ruler, others of complicity

A factional leader of the community union says the traditional ruler had prior information about the attacks.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia can’t afford N800 million for council poll – Gov. Ikpeazu

The governor says “If I am given N1.8 billion, it will not be wise for me to take N800 million for local government elections”.