South East

Ariaria market, Aba. [Photo Credit: Ripples Nigeria]

Fire guts 156 shops in Aba market

The police said the cause of the fire was being investigated.


Nwobodo commends Gov Ugwuanyi for ‘restoring Rangers’ dignity’

The Enugu government honours AITEO Cup Champions.

Mrs Maria Ude Nwachi

INTERVIEW: How I survived my suspension — Female lawmaker punished for doing photography

The lawmaker explains how she got a boost for her 2019 aspirations, reasons for her defections and experiences on the political terrain.

Anambra assembly [Photo: Channels TV]

Police seal Anambra House of Assembly building

The House of Assembly became factionalised on Tuesday with the alleged impeachment of the speaker, Rita Maduagwu.

Anambra assembly [Photo: Channels TV]

Anambra Assembly Crisis: ’25 lawmakers attend sitting’ presided by new speaker

New speaker says House adjourned till November 20.

R-L: Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State; Wife of Senator Jim Nwobodo, Mrs. Pat Nwobodo; Chairman of Enugu South Local Government Area, Hon. Sunday Ugwu, and the Deputy Leader of the State Assembly and member representing Enugu South Rural Constituency, Hon. Mrs. Onyinye Ugwu, during her Annual Constituency Outreach and Empowerment programme, yesterday.

Nwobodo’s wife hails Ugwuanyi’s performance

Mrs Nwobodo hails governor’s benevolence to Mike Ejeagha’s family.

Anambra assembly [Photo: Channels TV]

APGA suspends three lawmakers over Anambra impeachment saga

An official describes the trio as ring leaders of the controversial removal of the speaker.

Anambra Assembly Crisis: Police teargas lawmakers, journalists, workers

The speaker of the assembly was controversially removed on Tuesday.

Removal of Anambra Speaker irreversible – Factional Speaker

The removed and factional speakers have adjourned the sitting of the house to Thursday.

From left: Former National Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and renowned constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze; 2019 PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; and National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, during Atiku's consultative meeting with leaders and stakeholders in the South-East in Enugu on Wednesday (14/11/18). 05744/14/11/2018/APCOAMG/BJO/NAN

Atiku meets Igbo leaders, vows to fix Nigeria

The PDP presidential candidate says the issue of restructuring of Nigeria is “settled”.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (middle) with Speaker of the State Assembly, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi (right); State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Augustine Nnamani (2nd left) and the PDP Candidate, Enugu East/Isi-Uzo Federal Constituency, Hon. Prince Conelius Nnaji, when the people of Enugu East Urban visited the governor and endorsed him for a second term in office, yesterday.

Enugu communities declare support for Governor Ugwuanyi’s re-election

Residents of the two communities paid separate visits to the governor.

Nnamdi Kanu

Court varies Nnamdi Kanu’s bail condition, threatens arrest of sureties

“In this proceeding where this men have lost my Nnamdi Kanu, they are going to be in my trouble.”

Rita Maduagwu

‘Impeached’ Anambra speaker holds sitting with 11 members

Mrs Maduagwu describes the masterminds of the controversial impeachment as “rascals”.

Anambra House of Assembly Speaker sacked

The speaker was removed by 22 out of 30 members of the state assembly on Tuesday.

NYSC Corps members

Anambra corps members camp in Ebonyi, Imo

Anambra is the only state in the South-east that has no permanent orientation site.

Uche Nwosu

Imo 2019: Being Okorocha’s son-in-law doesn’t disqualify me from being governor – Nwosu

The governor’s bid to ensure his son-in-law succeeds him has torn party apart.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (left) with Chief Mike Ejeagha, when he paid the iconic high-life Nigerian musician a visit at his residence in Enugu, Saturday

Enugu Governor, Ugwuanyi, visits suffering iconic musician, Mike Ejeagha, gets endorsement

Mr Ejeagha hails Governor Ugwuanyi for good governance, security.

FILE: A flooded neighborhood used to illustrate the story Valentine Franco/BJO/NAN

Over 375, 000 persons affected by flood in Anambra — NEMA

No fewer than 18, 144 persons were in the category of People in Need.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha‏

2019: INEC omits name of Imo APC governorship candidate from provisional list

Meanwhile, 67 candidates made the provisional list including a former deputy speaker, Emeka Ihedioha.

Prison inmates used to illustrate the story

129 inmates of Enugu Maximum Prisons to sit for NECO examinations

The exams begin in November.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi1

Enugu Assembly passes 2018 Revised Appropriation Bill of N3.8 billion

The bill was an adjustment to the 2018 budget.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Governor suspends aide for extortion

Mr Oba was accused of constituting an illegal task force

Members of the Anambra South Senatorial Traditional Rulers Forum after the press conference.

Anambra chiefs want Buhari’s intervention in Innoson, GTB feud

The monarchs say the EFCC has been biased in the case.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

“95 per cent of states can’t pay N30, 000 minimum wage” – Ebonyi Gov

The tripartite committee on the review of the National Minimum Wage recommended N30,000 in its report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Southeast governors disagree with police over Ekweremadu ‘assassination attempt’

Governor Umahi called for a called for a thorough investigation of the attack.