South East

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit:

Election: 32 candidates vie for Abia governorship

353 candidates will contest for the 24 seats in the state house of assembly.

Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor

ANALYSIS: How PDP’s Ihedioha may gain from APC’s ‘civil war’ in Imo

Of the four main Imo governorship contestants, three were in the APC up till last year.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha‏

Supreme Court orders Imo Govt to pay firm N1 billion

E.F. Network Nigeria Ltd executed a contract for the state government in 2008 without payment.

Anambra assembly [Photo: Channels TV]

Elections: 518 candidates contesting 30 assembly seats in Anambra

The governorship election will not hold in the state on Saturday as it elected the current governor in November 2017.

Nigerian police force

Election: PDP senatorial candidate’s aide shot

The police deploy more personnel to the state to curb violence.

APC Logo

Appeal Court affirms Ayogu Eze as Enugu APC governorship candidate

The court set aside the judgment of a federal high court

Nigerian police force

Police arrest two cultists who allegedly chopped-off man’s wrist

The command’s operatives recovered a chopped-off wrist, two axes and a black cap from the suspects.

Deputy Senate President_Ike_Ekweremadu

Ekweremadu, Nwobodo, others praise Enugu governor for ‘uniting everybody’

The politicians urge the electorate to re-elect him on Saturday.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu speaking during the formal opening of the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections Result Collation Centre, in Abuja on Sunday (24/2/19). 01726/24/2/2019/BJO/NAN

INEC under fire for declaring APC’s Orji Kalu winner of ‘inconclusive’ Abia North senatorial election

Election and civic engagement experts agree that there should have been a rerun election in the district

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

70 political parties adopt Ugwuanyi as consensus candidate in Enugu

The parties say the ideology and policy thrust of the Ugwuanyi administration are in tandem with theirs.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Elections: APC candidates, others step down for PDP

The politicians explain why they took the decision.

Federal Polytechnic Oko gets first female Rector

Francisca Nwafulugo takes over from Izuchukwu Onu, who had been on acting capacity in the past 12 months.


UNIZIK workers begin strike over unpaid allowances

The workers say their earned allowance was being delayed despite release by the government

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

ANALYSIS: Ebonyi: APC facing an uphill task in bid to oust Umahi

Internal crisis and the state’s zoning arrangement are affecting the chances of the opposition party in the state

Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere. [Photo credit: official Facebook page of Eze Madumere]

It will take Imo 25 years to recover from Okorocha’s misrule – Deputy Governor

The official asks the electorate to vote against his boss.

The corpse of the man

Corpse of hospital worker found in Ebonyi

He was until his death a pharmacist at the hospital.

Election: PDP wins Orlu, Orsu and Oru East Federal Constituency seat of Imo

The election in the constituency seat was erroneously declared inconclusive on February 23.

Osita Okechukwu

Osita Okechukwu mocks Oshiomhole, says APC not campaigning in Enugu

Mr Okechukwu was recently suspended by the APC for anti-party activities.

Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra South: I didn’t declare Ifeanyi Ubah winner under pressure – Returning Officer

The Returning Officer says he was neither threatened with gun nor knife as reported in the media.

Uche Okwukwu [Photo: Punch Newspapers]

Suspended Ohaneze secretary congratulates Buhari

Mr Buhari of APC declared re-elected by INEC on Wednesday.

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa

Cancelled poll: Defeated senator demands re-run in Abia north

The lawmakers debunks reports that former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu was declared winner of the election.

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, addressing a stakeholders meeting on 2019 General Elections’ postponement, in Abuja on Saturday (16/2/19). 01462/16/2/2019/Sumaila Ibrahim/BJO/NAN

INEC declares Imo North senatorial election ‘inconclusive’

“We don’t have results of three LGAs in Imo North,” an official said.

Osita Okechukwu

Poll: VON DG Okechukwu blames Ohanaeze, IPOB for Buhari’s poor outing in South East

Mr Okechukwu says the president performed better in 2019 than in 2015.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Polls: Police arrest 14 suspects in Anambra

The police have recovered two vehicles, two motorcycle and three ballot boxes snatched

Victor Umeh [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Umeh seeks cancellation of Anambra Central Senatorial election over alleged irregularities

The APGA candidate lost to Uche Ekwunife of PDP in Saturday’s election.