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Ebonyi state

13 May
Following the takeover of Chuba Okadigbo International Airport built by the Ebonyi State government, the Federal Ministry of Aviation said it would refund the state government for the cost of construction. The Ministerial team of the federal government was at the airport to evaluate the worth of the Chuba Okadigbo's airport for possible refund The…
13 May
Ebonyi State governor, Francis Nwifuru, has chided appointees from his zone, saying they have performed below average and creating problems for his government. He noted that most of the commissioners from other zones were the pride of his administration, particularly the commissioners in charge of Commerce and Agriculture. Nwifuru said he will not interfere in…
7 May
The traditional ruler of Umuihe autonomous community, Akaeze in Ivo Local Council of Ebonyi State, His Royal Highness (HRH), Umazi Ibo Ubani, was at the weekend murdered by unknown gunmen, who invaded the community.
6 May
Umazi Ibo Ubani the traditional ruler of Umuihe community, Akaeze in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi State was murdered by unknown gunmen who invaded the community at the weekend. Our correspondent gathered that the gunmen invaded the community around 10:00 pm, causing the people to scamper for safety. Speaking to journalists the Coordinator of…
Nigeria police arrest principal suspect in incident
29 Apr
The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed two persons dead after a bridge under construction at Mgbabeluzor village in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi collapsed on Monday.
26 Mar
Ekoli Edda community in Ebonyi State has called for the intervention of President Bola Tinubu in the cycle of killings, which have claimed over 30 lives in the area.
26 Mar
The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), labour unions, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the Ebonyi State Government are to collaborate to enhance tax justice in the state.
22 Mar
Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State, yesterday, ordered revenue collectors in the state to stop indiscriminate taxation of the less privileged persons selling farm produce in local markets. Instead, he charged them to go for big-time property owners and business moguls.
19 Feb
The Ebonyi Government has confirmed the recruitment of 2, 600 youths as forest guards to support the fight against insecurity in the state.
28 Jan
The Federal Government of Nigeria/ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), is assisting 150 benefiting farmers in Ebonyi in dry season farming. Mr Sunday Ituma, the IFAD-VCDP State Programme Coordinator, made the disclosure while flagging off the 2023/24 dry season farming at Odomowo, Inyimegu in Ikwo Local Government Area of…
19 Jan
The Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural In the Diaspora (AEISCID) has congratulated the Governor of Ebonyi State, Francis Nwifuru, on his victory at the Supreme Court, asking him to accept congratulatory messages earlier rejected from the opposition candidates within 48 hours. The five-man panel of Jurists had dismissed petitions of both the People's Democratic Party,…
16 Jan
Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State, yesterday, said that Ebonyi is the only state in the country without an industry, insisting that he will attract more than two industries to boost the economy and wellbeing of the state.


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Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina State says his administration is committed to restoring the state’s glorious days as education vanguard and agricultural hub. The governor stated this at the 9th to 13th combined convocation ceremony
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President Bola Tinubu has called on Nigerian Universities to be at the forefront in the fight against corruption as prime institutions of learning. Tinubu made the call at the second combined 3rd and 4th convocation
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First Lady Remi Tinubu faced backlash after speaking out against the growing trend of nudity in fashion and urging parents to "salvage our children" from Western cultural influence. Tinubu made this statement at the #WeAreEqual Campaign by OAFLAD at the State House on Friday. She noted that nakedness is not acceptable in Nigerian culture, adding…
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The National Agriculture Land Development Authority (NALDA) has distributed farm inputs to 1000 farmers across Lagos and Nasarawa states to boost food production in the country. The beneficiaries spread across Lagos East Senatorial District consisting of Epe, Ibeju/Lekki, Ikorodu, Agbowa, Imota, and some others in Nasarawa were provided with improved seed varieties, fertilizers, herbicides, and…
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A student of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Oyo State has been beaten to death by some of his colleagues for allegedly stealing a mobile phone belonging to one of them. A source within the institution told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that the student, simply identified as Alex, was beaten by…
3 hours ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed worry over division within the party structures and urged stakeholders and the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the North Central zone to remain united. Tinubu's appeal came following an internal crisis within the APC structures that stakeholders claim could threaten the party's chances in the next general elections.…
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The New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP), on Saturday, slammed the federal government's deployment of troops to the Emir of Kano's palace, describing it as a "show of shame" and a threat to democracy. It also argued that the deployment of soldiers and security agents was a violation of the Constitution, which gives states the exclusive…
3 hours ago
The dethroned emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, has called on Kano residents to maintain peace and abide by the law following the tussle over the traditional seat. Ado Bayero made this statement after receiving the state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Gumel, at a mini-palace in the state on Saturday. Speaking to his supporters, the…
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American rapper Nicki Minaj has been arrested in Amsterdam, for allegedly possessing soft drugs. The rapper is scheduled for a Pink Friday 2 World Tour on Saturday before her arrest at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Minaj took to social media, capturing parts of her interaction with police. In the video snippets, an officer appears to inform…
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Ahead of the first anniversary of his administration on May 29, President Bola Tinubu arrived in Lagos from Abuja to begin the inauguration of projects completed under his administration. Tinubu's arrival was announced in a post by his Special Assistant on Social Media, Dada Olusegun. In an earlier statement, Mr Bayo Onanuga, Special Adviser to…