South East

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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.

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Police arrest 12 suspected members of pro-Biafra group, IPOB

The group’s members were arrested for declaring a sit-at-home order.


Gov. Okorocha sacks information commissioner, others

The governor also makes new appointments.

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Man abandons wife in hospital over unpaid N500,000 bill

“My husband stopped visiting the hospital after I successfully underwent a surgery on my right breast.”


Court remands man in prison for drowning brother

The suspect was arraigned on a one-count charge of unlawfully causing the death of the 3-year-old.


Nigeria Police rescue abducted 15-month-old baby

The kidnappers were also arrested.

MASSOB protest

Police arrest 14 MASSOB members during procession

The group says at least 50 of its members were arrested and 20 were missing.

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MASSOB pledges peaceful anniversary celebration

The group will mark its 17th anniversary on September 13.


Flood submerges 30 buildings in Owerri

There was a heavy downpour on Friday.


Nigerian soldiers kill notorious cultists in Imo

One of those killed during the Thursday raid was identified as Chigozie aka “Chi boy.”

Ebonyi State Givernor, David Umahi

Ebonyi Governor re-appoints council chairmen, reshuffles cabinet

The Chairman of Ikwo, Joseph Orogwu, was not reappointed.

Governor Dave Umahi

Ebonyi governor sacks council chairpersons, reshuffles cabinet

Officials are gripped by the fear they could be fired soon.


How we were kidnapped, then rescued by police officers

“They asked us to call our relations to bring N2 million ransom…”

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Ex-Council chairman, four others arrested for stealing diesel from public generator

The ex-council chief serves as an aide to the state Commissioner for Power, Emma Uguru.


Abia governorship tussle: Ogah files appeal against Ikpeazu at Supreme Court

The Court of Appeal had on July 18 set aside the judgement of a lower court sacking Mr. Ikpeazu.

Enugu state

Former civilian governors, deputies of old Anambra State to receive pension

Enugu State marks the 25th anniversary of its creation.

Samson Ogah

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.

Governor Dave Umahi

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.


80 inmates insane at Aba Prison – Official

As at Aug. 19, the prison has 600 inmates with only 113 convicted and serving full prison sentences.

Governor Dave Umahi

Ebonyi governor suspends commissioner, disbands empowerment committee

The commissioner was allegedly suspended for lopsided selection of beneficiaries of a youth empowerment programme.