PDP holds fence-mending rally in Owerri
• As Ekweremadu Denies Rift The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has denied speculations that there is crisis within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the zone. Ekweremadu was reacting to rumour that he had dissociated himself from campaigning for Atiku on the ground that it would be needless dissipating energy on a project for…
Ebonyi communities to get N10m each for projects
Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi has said 140 communities in the state would get N10m each for projects of their choice.
Umahi lauds Tambuwal, says 'he has all it takes to lead Nigeria'
The governor of Ebonyi state and chairman of the South East governors' forum, Engr. Dave Umahi has declared that Sokoto governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has all it takes to lead Nigeria. Governor Umahi who hosted Tambuwal and his presidential campaign team at the State House on Friday said the former Speaker of the House of…
APC chief silent over purported defection of Ayade, Ugwuanyi, Umahi, as Timi Frank dumps party
As far as the National Vice Chairman, South-South, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Hilliard Eta is concerned, the purported moves by three state governors...
Ebonyi assures workers of pay amid non-release of federal allocations
The Ebonyi State government has assured its workers that it would continue to pay their salaries in spite of the non-release of June and July federal allocations.Commissioner for Finance, Obinna Nwachukwu, disclosed in Abakaliki yesterday that Governor David Umahi had directed that payment of this month’s salary should commence immediately.
No land for ranching in South East, say governors
Rising from a meeting yesterday at the Government House, Enugu, governors of the five South East states resolved not to donate any part of the zone for ranching of cows, stressing that they had no land for the project. During the parley that was also attended by the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, traditional rulers, captains…
Buhari embarks on 2-day working visit to Morocco on Sunday
President Muhammadu Buhari will begin a two-day working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has said.
Umahi, Ebonyi APC trade words
Ebonyi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the Federal Government to caution Governor Dave Umahi.The state Chairman of the party, Eze Nwachukwu, made the appeal yesterday in Abuja.He led a delegation of party members to the Secretary....
Quest for endorsement overshadows governance in Southeast
If the endorsements for reelection that are currently saturating the local airwaves and the time being spent on them are anything to go by, then the governors in the Southeast...
Ebonyi completes 500-km road in three years
Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi has said that his administration has completed no fewer than 500kilometres of roads including a minimum of 40kilometres of concrete roads across the local government areas of the state.
Ranching to promote nomadic education, says presidential panel
The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led 10-man National Executive Council (NEC) ad hoc committee on herdsmen and farmers’ clashes says cattle ranches remain the best option for promotion of healthy animals and herders’ children through the nomadic education scheme.