South East

Nigerian Police officers on duty [Photo credit:]

Man, concubine found dead in bedroom

Witnesses said the deceased had marks on their foreheads

Emeka Ihedioha, Governor of Imo State.

UPDATED: Imo Governorship: Supreme Court dismisses Nwosu’s appeal

In a unanimous ruling read by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, the apex court dismissed Mr Nwosu’s appeal.

Nigeria Police

Man beheads own mother

The suspect has been arrested by the police.

Anambra-Market Fire (Photo: Channels Tv)

One dead in Anambra spare parts market fire

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit:

Abia to profile herdsmen for easy identification

The government says the measure is aimed at preventing future conflicts with farmers in the state.

Abia State on map

Abia LG boss slumps, dies after meeting

Onyekachi Okoro was appointed Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Area in December.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Why minimum wage implementation may be delayed in Enugu – NLC

NLC says Enugu State does not have a wage template because the old N18,000 minimum wage was not well implemented by the government.

Rochas Okorocha

Panel says Okorocha diverted N6 billion from ISOPADEC

The report comes about seven months after the panel was set up to carry out the investigation.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Supreme Court affirms Ikpeazu’s election as Abia governor

The candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Alex Otti, and his party challenged Mr Ikpeazu’s election.

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Army ends “Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’’

“Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’’ was extended from December 23 to January 7 because of the tremendous achievements recorded.

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit:

Ikpeazu inaugurates committee on establishment of Abia University of Science and Technology

Mr Ikpeazu said the university would tackle unemployment, promote manufacturing of spare parts, and implementation of innovative developmental ideas in Abia.

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa

My regret about Kalu’s incarceration — Opponent

Mr Kalu, who represents Abia North in the Senate was convicted of N7.56 billion fraud on December 5 and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Former Gov. Rochas Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha

One killed in Imo as PDP, APC local govt officials clash

The chairpersons, whose elections were conducted by the administration of Rochas Okorocha, were sacked by Gov. Ihedioha after he was sworn in.

Enugu airport to be re-opened before Easter – Minister

December 2019 was earlier set as deadline for the completion of the repairs.

NIGERIA: Ogbonnaya Onu

2023: APC targets three states in South-east

The party alleged that opposition PDP is taking glory for President Buhari and APC’s achievements in the region.

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

Ebonyi police parade 20-year-old over alleged rape of 56-year-old woman

The suspect allegedly committed the dastardly act around 8 pm on December 28 in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Ebonyi international airport ready in 18 months – Gov. Umahi

The airport is sited in Ezza area of Ebonyi State.

Ihedioha renames Jacob Zuma Road after Mbazuluike Amaechi

The naming of the dual carriageway after the former South African president by former governor, Rochas Okorocha, attracted widespread criticism against the administration

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

2023: My successor must be younger than me – Governor Umahi

“I will not support anyone that is older than me for governor come 2023,” he said.

File photo of DPR Officials sealing a filling station

Yuletide: DPR seals off five petrol stations in Enugu

DPR says four of the stations were closed down due to under-dispensing of the product while one was operating without a licence.

Crude Oil pipelines

How to secure oil pipelines against vandals – Abia community

They attributed the incessant pipeline vandalism to security laps to alleged compromise by security operatives

Bags of rice

Army intercepts 85 bags of smuggled rice in Ebonyi

The smuggled bags of rice, each weighing 50kg, were intercepted on December 19 through intelligence received by troops of Sector 6 of the exercise.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police, SSS trade blame over Anambra shooting

While the police earlier blamed the SSS but backtracked, the Service heaps the blame on the vigilante group.

Lassa fever

Lassa Fever: Ebonyi shuts down hospital, quarantines staff, patients

One person died in Ebonyi from a disease suspected to be Lassa Fever.

Nigerian Army fighting Boko Haram

Army conducts humanitarian, community services in ongoing Atilogwu Udo 1

The exercise which started on November 1, is being carried out in South-East and Cross River, which are the Area of Responsibility (AOR) of 82 Division of the Nigerian Army.