South East

President Buhari Receives South East governors and selected leaders and stakeholders from the zone. [Photo: @Bashirahmad]

NDDC: Buhari meets Niger Delta governors

Mr Buhari met with the governors of the nine oil producing states at the Presidential Villa on Thursday.

Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu (Photo Credit: Logistics News, MOOV)

Buhari approves N10 billion emergency works for Enugu Airport

This was the high point of the courtesy call on the president by a delegation of governors and leaders of the Southeast on Thursday at the State House in Abuja.

The tanker fire incident in Onitsha

Buhari speaks on Onitsha fire as death toll rises

A mother and her child died from the Onitsha tanker fire on Wednesday.

The tanker fire incident in Onitsha

Tanker fire kills mother, child in Onitsha

The mother and her child were burnt to death in a fuel tanker disaster.

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit: thewillnigeria.com)

Abia Gov. inaugurates 23 commissioners

The governor urged the commissioners to be diligent in the discharge of their duties to achieve the set goals.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano

2020 Budget: Anambra lawmakers, commissioner, lament low budgetary allocation to road infrastructure

N32 billion was allocated in 2017, N22.97 billion in 2018, N19.385 billion in 2019 and in the proposed 2020 budget, N14.5 billion has been allocated.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Unizik launches postgraduate programmes on migration

The institution says the centre will facilitate exchanges with foreign universities and centres to make its programmes internationally competitive.

FRSC

FRSC impounds 92 tricycles, motorcycles in Enugu

The FRSC impounded the tricycles and motorcycles for riding without licences and number plates.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

I am a very, very rich person — Governor Umahi

Ebonyi Governor, Umahi, says he became a billionaire at 25 and that he has remained rich since then.

Gov. Obiano donates patrol vehicles, gadgets to security agencies

Gov. Obiano donates patrol vehicles, gadgets to security agencies

The gadgets include 111 IVM Patrol vehicles, three trucks, 71 smart motorbikes, 49 pickups and nine mobile surveillance vans equipped with electronic devices.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Ugwuanyi moves to restore Enugu masterplan; inaugurates development enforcement authority

The Enugu governor says the serenity of Enugu remains one of the state’s greatest assets that must be jealously guarded.

Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu (Photo Credit: Logistics News, MOOV)

Enugu airport requires N10 billion to be operational again – Minister

Mr Sirika says the ministry has a time frame to complete the repairs before Christmas.

Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu (Photo Credit: Logistics News, MOOV)

Reps urge Buhari to order immediate commencement of work at Enugu Airport

Lawmakers said six weeks after the closure of the Enugu airport for repairs of its runway, no rehabilitation or reconstruction work has begun at the airport

Abia State on map

Abia lawmakers seek FG’s urgent intervention on federal roads

The House listed the dilapidated roads in the state to include the Umuahia-Ikwuano Road, Umuahia-Bende Road, and Ohafia-Arochukwu Road, among others.

Anambra Assembly confirms appointments of LG Transition Committee chairmen

The list of the LG Transition Committee chairmen was forwarded to the Assembly on October 7.

sars police

‘Brown envelope,’ proceeds of bribe brings bad luck, CP warns police officers

The police chief said his administration would not spare any police officer found guilty of taking bribe as well as the collection of money for bail.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

What Ebonyi Governor said about shooting anyone who blocks his convoy (Audio, Transcript)

“The next time, the ADC should order for a shoot, it is very illegal to block a governor and if anyone should be killed in the process. It is in accordance with the law.”

Nigeria Police officers

Anyone who blocks my convoy should be shot – Nigerian governor

The governor says it does not matter even if such persons are shot dead.

The Araromi Oke-Odo market in Lagos

Anambra arrests 250 ‘illegal revenue collectors’- Official

The official said the state government had implemented the 2019 budget “up to 85 per cent.”

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano

Only 300,000 people pay taxes in Anambra – Commissioner

Anambra has an estimated population of 4.5 million.

A drone used to illustrate the story

Security: Enugu govt to deploy automated drones for surveillance – Official

The government approves the construction of pedestrian bridges and overlay of major roads in Enugu urban.

The collapsed building pictured from a few meters

No casualty in Enugu building collapse – Police

The police said the three-storey building collapsed, leaving one person identified as Peter Simon injured. He was subsequently rushed to a nearby hospital where he is receiving treatment

A meat seller used to tell the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Police arrest four for selling decomposed meat in Enugu

The suspects allegedly specialise in scouting for dead animals that are decomposed and selling them to unsuspecting members of the public with the connivance of cold room stores operators.

Chimpanzee used to illustrate the story (Photo courtesy: Guardian UK)

50-year-old Chimpanzee in UNN Zoo is dead

The only Chimpanzee in the zoo had been lonely since its ‘wife’ died five years ago.

The collapsed building pictured from a few meters

Anambra Emergency Agency distributes relief material to Onitsha disaster victims

The state Ministry of Environment, Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project and other relevant parastatals involved in erosion management had started comprehensive assessment of the cause of the disaster.