South East

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (middle) with the General Officer Commanding 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maj. Gen. Lasisi Adegboye (3rd right), former Governor of old Anambra State, Sen. Jim Nwobodo (3rd left), his wife, Pat (2nd left), State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Greg Nnaji (right), Chairman, Enugu South Local Government Area, Hon. Monday Eneh (2nd right) and Brig. Gen. Samuel Bitrus, during the inauguration of 14 Bay Bailey Bridge across Nyama River, at Amechi, Enugu South LGA, yesterday.

Amechi Bridge: Ugwuanyi wiped away my tears – Nwobodo

The contract for the construction of the bridge was awarded to the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army Engineers.

President Muhammadu Buhari at the Democracy Day celebration (Photo Credit: Bashir Ahmad on Twitter)

Igbos are happy with Buhari – Arthur Eze

None of the three governors in the states under the zone was present at the inauguration ceremony

Nigeria Police Force

Domestic violence: Police arrest woman for allegedly killing husband in Abia

The two aged couple had a disagreement, which degenerated into fisticuffs at their residence at Ohobo-Afara Umuahia.

Court symbol

Court remands couple for allegedly nailing, burning 10-year old maid

“How can one explain nailing a child as was done to Jesus Christ, using hot pressing iron, sharp and dangerous objects on her even to her private part,’’

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

Police arrest Ebonyi NUJ Chairman

Mr Nwizi is a staffer of the state broadcast station, EBBC.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Umahi tests positive for COVID-19

Mr Umahi said some of his close aides also tested positive for the virus.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Gov. Ikpeazu appoints 13 new permanent secretaries

Mr Ikpeazu urged the new permanent secretaries to evolve ideas that would encourage growth in their respective ministries.

Governors Ben Ayade and David Umahi

Two killed, five abducted in Ebonyi, Cross River boundary dispute

The two communities have a dispute over a palm plantation on their boundary.

Motor Park

Interstate travel: Passengers groan as transporters increase fares in Enugu

The transporters hiked their fares by 100 per cent

Residents of Isuaniocha and Mgbakwu

Anambra communities begin patch works on bridge linking Awka North to South

The bridge also serves as a link from other communities such as Amanuke, Urum and parts of Achala all in Awka North to the state capital

Willie Obiano

Anambra govt ‘identifies six herbal products for management of COVID-19’

An official says the products have been sent to NAFDAC for evaluation.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Governor Umahi reshuffles cabinet

Many Ebonyi commissioners and aides were redeployed.

A woman wades through the flood to reach her house in Amasiri, Afikpo north local government area.

Flood sacks thousands from Ebonyi community

The flood sacked more than 2500 residents and destroyed properties worth millions of naira, including farms and livestock.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

Coronavirus: Enugu State records 28 new COVID-19 cases

Enugu now has 202 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 43 recoveries and five deaths

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Ahmad Abdurrahman

Police will prosecute lockdown violators irrespective of status – Enugu CP

The police chief visited border security posts to ascertain the level of compliance and enforcement of the COVID-19 border closure and inter-states transportation and travel restriction orders.

Anambra House of Assembly

COVID-19: Anambra Assembly shut for three weeks

Anambra State has recorded 69 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 51 recovered cases and nine Coronavirus-related deaths.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State [PHOTO CREDIT: enugustate.gov.ng/]

COVID-19: Enugu govt grants tax relief, incentives to residents

The governor’s decision was contained in a statement by the Chairman of the Enugu State Internal Revenue Service.

Farmers receiving CBN farm inputs

Over 500 maize farmers receive N89m CBN farm inputs in Anambra

The CBN official said this was the second time maize farmers in the state was participating in the ABP since its launch in 2015.

Late Cecilia Ujubuonu

Oby Ezekwesili loses mother

The septuagenarian died on Sunday night in Abuja.

Nigerian Police officers on duty [Photo credit: Today.ng]

Man goes berserk, clubs own children to death with pestle

“The man also injured his aged father with the pestle

Enugu on map [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

COVID-19: Enugu assembly shut after member’s death

The speaker gave the order as a precautionary measure following the death of a member.

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

Police arrest two teenagers for allegedly gang-raping 15-year-old girl

The police say the suspects confessed to the crime

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

Umahi shuts down judiciary as Ebonyi records first COVID-19 death

The buildings are to remain shut for the next 10 days to enable health workers to fumigate the buildings and premises.

Enugu on map [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Nsukka LGA loses Chairman

Chairman of Nsukka LGA in Enugu State, Patrick Omeje, died on Tuesday after a brief illness.

Heavily Armed Policemen

Man rapes seven-year-old in Onitsha

The suspect allegedly lured the child to his apartment