South East

Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army dismisses soldier who killed motorcyclist in Abia

Ajayi Johnson a commercial motorcyclist, Chimaobi Nwaogu, in Abia on August 7.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Threat: South-east governors dare Nnamdi Kanu

“If Kanu is serious, let him direct IPOB to fight killer herdsmen in their countries of origin since he claims the IPOB is in over 100 countries.”

Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi (middle) reading the Southeast Governors Forum at the end of their meeting on Sunday in Enugu. He is flanked by other governors of the Forum

Southeast governors write Buhari over airport, herdsmen

Coming days after the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, the governors say they are making the letter public to assuage allegations of not doing enough to secure the people.

Ekweremadu addressing journalists after his loss to Senator Omo-Agege for the seat of Deputy Senate President

Ekweremadu reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s threat to attack Igbo leaders

Mr Ekweremadu says he has “moved on” and does not care about what Nigerian and German authorities do about his attack.

Uche Nwosu

Imo gov Poll: Court voids Okorocha’s in-law’s candidature

Uche Nwosu contested the March 9 election on the ticket of the Action Alliance but lost to the PDP candidate.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police arrest 85 cult suspects in Anambra

The suspects are to be arraigned at the end of investigations.

Orji Uzor Kalu

Assault on Ekweremadu: Kalu denies suspending medical trip to Germany

Mr Kalu described the action of the IPOB members as uncivilised, unacceptable and barbaric.

Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu speaks on Ekweremadu attack, offers N1m for Southeast governors’ travel itinerary

Nnamdi Kanu warned other Igbo leaders except a senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe, not to travel out of Nigeria.

Nigeria Anambra State map

Anambra monarch alleges plan to burn his palace

One of those accused replied the Anambra monarch.

Herdsmen

We’re ready to expose infiltrators in Enugu — Miyetti Allah

The group, MACBAN, tours Fulani settlements in Enugu and says infiltrators are trying to cause friction with its host communities.

Enugu Airport

FAAN to close Enugu airport runway from August 24

The date for the reopening of the runway will be announced later.

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

FAAN to close Enugu airport runway August 24

A date to reopen the runway would be communicated in due course.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police arrest suspected killers of Catholic priests

The police also paraded the suspected kidnappers of the traditional ruler.

Court Symbol

Police arraign Enugu monarch for alleged attempted kidnap

Christopher Nyia allegedly detained one Chinaza Agah against her will in 2014.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on his visit to the state

Enugu one of best states for MSMEs – Osinbajo

Mr Osinbajo also commended the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for its contributions towards the success of the entrepreneurship programme.

Officials, students discuss cultism, drug abuse in Anambra

The colloquium was held at the premises of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Wednesday.

One killed as police attempt to arrest fleeing suspects in Anambra

Police say hoodlums stopped officers from arresting fleeing suspects sighted in the area.

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the Agwu Forest

Enugu Governor orders immediate demolition of caves in Agwu forests

Mr Ugwuanyi also visited the Ihe-Agbogugu-Ogbaku-Amurri and Isu-Awaa-Agbudu forests.

Ebonyi State Map

Yellow Fever: Ebonyi to conduct mass immunisation of residents

Ebonyi state has recorded 9 positive cases with two deaths in the current outbreak of yellow fever

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

Abia govt speaks on non-payment of teachers, others’ salaries

The government, however, said the situation is not as bad as described by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) chairman in the state.

Nigerian Army soldier

Nigerian Army arrests soldier for killing okada rider

Ajayi Johnson, a lance corporal, was away without leave when he fatally shot an okada rider on Wednesday.

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

In Abia, secondary school teachers were last paid salaries October 2018 – NLC

Workers warn of impending strike in Abia over unpaid salary arrears

Motorcyclists protesting as a colleague is being shot.

Soldier arrested for killing motorcyclist over N100 bribe – Governor

The deceased, Chimaobi Uzoukwa, was reportedly killed for allegedly refusing to part with N100 bribe.

Some N-Power beneficiaries

How N-Power is spurring beneficiaries into owning businesses in Ebonyi

Despite reported hitches, beneficiaries and officials say the programme has had a positive impact on the society.

Gov. Obiano presents N714 million to Catholic, Anglican schools in Anambra

The money is to be used for the reconstruction and upgrade of the 733 mission schools in the state.