South East


UPDATE: 10 buildings, filling station, shops razed in Onitsha fire

No death has been reported from the fire.

Enugu state

Police nab two vigilante for alleged kidnapping in Enugu

An aide to a local government chairman is still in the kidnappers’ custody.


Fire outbreak in Onitsha filling station

The fire was reportedly caused by a petrol tanker.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit:

Supreme Court to rule on Abia governorship May

Samson Ogah had approached the Supreme Court to challenge the August 18, 2016 ruling of the Appeal Court.

Chijioke Oratu

Ebonyi governor wants soldiers sacked, prosecuted for attacking physically-challenged man

The governor also doled out N.5m to the victim.

Symbol of law and justice, law and justice concept, focus on the scales

Teenager clubs father to death

The 16-year-old admitted to the crime.

Soldiers molesting physically challenged man in Anambra

Ebonyi govt. to rehabilitate physically-challenged man assaulted by soldiers

The Nigerian Army announced on Friday that the assailants had been identified and arrested.

Uche Ekwunife

Anambra Central Senatorial Dispute: Supreme Court dismisses Ekwunife’s appeal

The court said it lacked the powers to hear the case.

Micheal Okpara University[Photo Credit:]

Michael Okpara University matriculates 5,615 students

“This university has zero tolerance for cultism and will never condone examination malpractices.”

GEOFFREY-ONYEAMA [Photo credit:]

Foreign Affairs Minister, Onyeama, registers as APC member

The minister blames Nigeria’s ills on PDP.

Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo

I won’t disown IPOB, MASSOB – Ohanaeze President

The Ohaneze leader called for unity among Igbos.

Gov Umahi commiserating with the victims

Governor warns over Ebonyi, Cross River communal clash

The conflict between border communities of the two states has claimed lives and properties.


‘In Nigeria, glaucoma affects south east region most’

Glaucoma can only be checked if detected before it deteriorates.

The destroyed hostel

Secondary school hostel razed by fire

Scores of students lost their property to the fire.

Photo credit: The Herald News Nigeria

Federal roads in Enugu to be completed in 18 months – Fashola

“We have fully re-mobilised contractors handling the rehabilitation of about six critical federal roads in Enugu.”


Nigerian govt to raise bonds to settle billions owed states on federal roads

The minister inspected roads in the South East on Friday and Saturday.

Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor

Governors Okorocha, Obiano step up attacks in war of words

The two governors have exchanged diatribes for days.


Pregnant woman, son killed in kerosene explosion

Several other family members were injured in the accident, the police said.

Andy Uba

Anambra Senator, Andy Uba, dumps PDP for APC

Mr. Uba is the fourth PDP senator to join the APC.

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria Police Officers

Aide to former Abia governor assassinated

The former aide was reportedly killed on Sunday.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit:

Abia governorship tussle: Supreme Court grants Oti leave to appeal Ikpeazu’s victory

Justice Clara Ogunbiyi led four other justices to arrive at the unanimous decision.

University of Nigeria Nsuka

94 UNN graduates bag First Class

Ifeanyichukwu Eke of the Deparment of Microbiology was named the best graduating student.