South East

Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigerian foreign minister says South Africa must act decisively.

APC leaders attack each other over arrest of party’s youth leader

A faction of the party blames the minister for the arrest.

The Enugu State commissioner for health, Anthony Ugochukwu

Enugu health commissioner is dead

The family confirmed the death in a statement.

Enugu on map [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Enugu health commissioner is dead

The former professor of surgery had been away in the U.S. due to I’ll health.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

COVID-19: Ebonyi tailors to meet Speaker for mass production of nose masks

The government indicated that handkerchiefs can be used as substitutes for the masks

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Umahi signs Ebonyi COVID-19 bill into law

The law was passed on Wednesday by the State House of Assembly.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

COVID-19: Gov. Ugwuanyi inaugurates three isolation centres in Enugu

The isolation centres are located at the Ultra-Modern Diagnostic centre, the Colliery Hospital and the Nsukka Isolation and Treatment centre.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) leads the charge on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: Nigeria opens another test site, recruits medical lab scientists

The latest is the virology laboratory of Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, and his team inspecting the project.

COVID-19 affects deadline for Enugu airport completion – Minister

“The work would have been completed in a few weeks time,” the minister said.

Peace Mass Transit (PMT),

Coronavirus: Peace Mass Transit stops operations nationwide

PMT said it would first suspend operations in Enugu and Ebonyi states on March 29.

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Covid-19: Nine persons arrested for flouting Ebonyi govt ban on burial

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed two cases in Ebonyi’s next-door neighbour, Énugu State.


Coronavirus: Enugu closes entry points, markets

The suspension comes into force with effect from 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31.

Scene of the accident

Seven dead in accident on Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway

FRSC says the accident occurred at Aki-na-Ukwa Junction, Mgbowo, on Port Harcourt-Enugu Road.

St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu

Catholic priest found dead in car

The priest was found dead on the steering before the gate of the vicarage.

Orji Uzor Kalu [ PHOTO: TheCable]

Appeal Court affirms Orji Kalu’s conviction for stealing Abia funds

Mr Kalu, a serving senator, was jailed alongside Udeh Udeogu, his Director of Finance and Accounts at the Abia State Government House during Mr Kalu’s tenure.

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi speaking to residents of Ebonyi over the spread of Coronavirus

Covid-19: Ebonyi closes boundaries from Saturday

“The position of Ebonyi State Government is that everybody should stay where he/she is until this unfortunate scourge of coronavirus is over.”

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Coronavirus: Enugu govt approves welfare package for doctors, others

The ‘assurance’ package is also extended to other health workers.

Anambra assembly [Photo: Channels TV]

Coronavirus: Anambra Assembly adjourns plenary indefinitely

The Assembly says it took the decision to adjourn plenary to avoid the spread of coronavirus in the state.


Coronavirus: Enugu orders civil servants to work from home

The governor, however, exempted health workers, forest guards, neighbourhood watch personnel and other essential service providers.

Enugu State House of Assembly

Enugu Assembly confirms three commissioner nominees, adjourn for four weeks

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi sent the names of the commissioner nominees to the Assembly on March 17.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Septuagenarian arrested for allegedly raping two minors

According to the police, the suspect allegedly raped the two minors, one aged two, the other, four years.

Coronavirus: Anambra shuts down schools

The governor also banned all public gatherings in the state as from March 23.


Coronavirus: Enugu Govt. shuts down primary, secondary schools

The government says the closure is part of the measure to ensure that Coronavirus does not spread in the state.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Enugu announces steps to tackle coronavirus, relocates isolation centre

The government approved N320 million to prevent or tackle the coronavirus.

Gov. Obiano

Anambra proscribes 12 private schools over examination malpractices

Anambra government says the 12 private schools also lack conducive teaching and learning environment.

Enugu on map [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Coronavirus: Enugu case tests negative – NCDC

The health agency said “laboratory result of the patient in Enugu suspected to have COVID19 is negative.”