South East

Primary health centre, Oloko, Ikwuano LGA

Abia’s Mixed Fortunes: Residents benefit from completed constituency projects, others uncompleted, abandoned (2)

While some residents of Abia communities benefit from some constituency projects, it is a sad tale in other parts of the state.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Gov. Umahi presents 178 billion budget for 2020

The budget has a recurrent expenditure of N46.08 billion and capital expenditure of N132 billion.

COURT symbol used to illustrate the story.

Pastors jailed for forgery

Convicted along with the cleric for the same offence were three other pastors of the church.

Vaccination used to illustrate the story

Enugu conducts mass meningitis vaccination for children

“Enugu State is the first state in Southern Nigeria to fully implement this meningitis mass vaccination,” the governor said.

Emeka ihedioha

Ihedioha to sanction Imo health workers charging fees for HIV services

“Statistics indicate that Imo is one of the seven priority states with prevalence of HIV. We, therefore, pledge free HIV test and treatment,” Governor Ihedioha said.


Woman who burned co-wife, seven stepchildren alive sentenced to death

The convict is to die by hanging for killing her co-wife and seven step-children.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter page of Rotimi Amaechi]

IPOB claims responsibility for attack on Amaechi in Spain

The group said its ‘branch’ in Spain “followed an order by its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to attack Nigerian leaders anywhere they are seen”.

Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.

N1.5 billion hospital linked to Okorocha’s aide forfeited to Nigerian govt

The EFCC had on August 22, 2019, secured the interim forfeiture of the property from a vacation judge.

Nnamdi Kanu [Photo:]

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu’s father is dead

The outlawed group blames the death on ”the trauma the deceased suffered during the invasion of his palace by Nigerian soldiers on September 14, 2017.”

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Robbers’ new strategy to rob bank customers – Police

Police say the new strategy involves trailing their victims through a female member of their syndicate who are usually monitoring financial transactions around banks’ premises.

Enugu govt seals business premises over tax payment

The Enugu State Internal Revenue Service said it was acting in compliance with court orders.

17 persons escape death in Anambra multiple crash

17 persons escape death in Anambra multiple crash

17 persons including 10 males and seven females were involved in the crash while seven persons were injured.

Orji Uzor Kalu

Aba residents react to Orji Kalu’s 12-year prison sentence

Justice Muhammed Idris convicted Orji Kalu on 39 counts of N7.65 billion fraud.

UPDATED: What judge said about Orji Kalu’s corruption

A third defendant, Mr Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited, was ordered to be wound up and its assets forfeited to the Nigerian government.

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

U.S. Indictment: South-east governors back Air Peace boss

The governors say they stand solidly behind Mr Onyema.

lawyer to Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor. [PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Trust]

UPDATED: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer speaks from hiding

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the IPOB lawyer, has been declared wanted by the police.

John Nwodo

Police name officers killed during IPOB raid

The apex Igbo sociocultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned the torching of Ifeanyi Ejiofor’s home.

Imo Airport

Imo Airport expansion: Commission bemoans poor job, queries contractor

Phases two and three of the Airports Apron are being expanded.

Nnamdi Kanu

Police declare Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer wanted

Mr Kanu is on self exile after the army invaded his residence in Umuahia, Abia State, in 2017.

Police on patrol

Police investigate alleged suicide of 84-year-old

The victim, identified as Mathias Uzo from Ezere community, was allegedly found dead while hanging on a tree.

FILE PHOTO: Cleared Candidates for JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) Computer Based Text writing their examination at a centre in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on Monday (15/5/17). 02556/15/5/2017/Anthony Okpu/EO/ICE/NAN

Rep pays SSCE fees for 590 students, inaugurates 13-classroom block

The lawmaker handed over a cheque of N10 million to the students through the Toby Okechukwu Foundation.

FRSC Officials 2

Woman killed in hit-and-run crash

An official urges pedestrians to wear reflective clothing when crossing roads at night.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Police confirm release of abducted Catholic priest

Mr Asadu was abducted on Monday by unknown persons in Nsukka town.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Gov. Umahi appoints 513 additional aides

The governor in September said he would appoint 800 aides to add to the 4,000 already appointed.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Another Catholic priest kidnapped in Nigeria

Mr Asadu is the ninth Catholic priest kidnapped in Enugu State within eight months.