South East

Undergraduate, who died at school's facility, buried amid controversy

Undergraduate, who died at school’s facility, buried amid controversy

The victim was a 400-level student of Microbiology at the university.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Gov. Umahi sacks aide for absconding from duty

“The insinuation that her sack was political is unfounded because all appointment or sack of public officers is political.”

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police arrest cleric over alleged involvement in monarch’s murder

The cleric was allegedly murdered over a protracted town union leadership crisis.

Abuja rail under construction

NRC decries incessant vandalism of rail tracks on Eastern Corridor

An official says the rail track between Aba-to-Port Harcourt is the only line now functioning.

Flooded mini-estate used to illustrate the story.[photo credit: scan news]

Nigerian polytechnic shut due to flood

“We encounter flooding yearly, but the magnitude of this year’s flooding has gone beyond what we recorded in the recent past.”

Enugu Chief Judge hails Ugwuanyi on new court buildings

Governor presents 25 generators for judges’ residences.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha‏

Okorocha swears in new Imo SSG, others

The governor also swore-in Kenneth Ejiogu as his new Chief of Staff.

Nigerian police force

Police unseal Anambra PDP secretariat

The PDP secretariat was sealed on Wednesday following a violent clash.

Chris Uba

Uba brothers, Bianca, others battle for Anambra South Senate seat

Chris Uba is contesting the seat under the platform of the PDP.

Abia monarchs praise Buhari over infrastructural development in South-east

Mr Buhari says his administration is committed to rapidly industrialise Nigeria through projects that promote import substitution.

IPOB Protesters

IPOB sit-at-home fails in Ebonyi, Enugu; succeeds in Onitsha, Aba, others

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) called for the measure to commemorate the first anniversary of the military invasion of the country home of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu

File photo of IPOB members demonstrate in Onitsha. [Photo credit: NAN]

D-day for IPOB over controversial sit-at-home exercise

IPOB is agitating for a Biafran nation.

File photo of IPOB members demonstrate in Onitsha. [Photo credit: NAN]

IPOB sit-at-home: Police advise against illegal gathering in Abia

The group has requested residents of the five south eastern states to sit at home on Friday.


Disregard IPOB sit-at-home order, Police tells Enugu residents

The group has posted notice of the sit-at-home order in strategic locations across the state.

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

Imo 2019: Madumere dares Okorocha, submits APC nomination form

Mr Madumere was controversially removed from the office by Imo lawmakers

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu

2019: Buhari’s aide seeks to displace Ekweremadu

The presidential aide gives reasons for her actions.

Nigeria Police

Police arrest alleged suspect in murder of Enugu monarch

Stephen Nwatu was murdered on June 11 in the community.


Police seal Anambra PDP secretariat

The police give reasons for their action.


Police, Army, others hold show of force ahead of IPOB’s sit-at-home

An official says security agencies would invoke the anti-terrorism law to deal with IPOB.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha‏

2019: Okorocha ‘sacks’ son in-law, 12 others

The political office holders want to contest in next year’s general election.

Anambra NSCDC commandant is dead

The late official was posted to the state in March 2017

Buhari, Okorocha urged to pardon 100-year-old prisoner

Mr Egbunuche, who turned 100 on August 4, has been in solitary confinement at Enugu Prison for 17 years.

File photo of IPOB members demonstrate in Onitsha. [Photo credit: NAN]

Sit-at-home: Ignore IPOB, we’ll provide security, police assure South-east residents

The meeting came against the backdrop of the September 14 sit-at-home order in the South-east by IPOB.

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Anambra establishes 28 camp centres in flood prone areas

The government asks residents to get prepared for emergency evacuation or relocation, in case of flood disaster.

NYSC members in Ebonyi to receive N10,000 allowance from September – Governor

The Ebonyi governor gives reasons for his decision.