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22 Sep 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Onitcha Local Government area of Ebonyi, on Saturday suspended its party chairman, Mr Uchenna Agwu, for alleged anti-party activities, indiscipline and insubordination. Mr Kenneth Nwali, Onitcha Local Government Secretary of the party, announced this in a statement in Isu, the Headquarters of the Council at the end of a…
15 Sep 2018
Yesterday’s sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB failed completely in Ebonyi State as people were seen going their normal businesses. Similarly, the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide led by Deputy National Chairman, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro thanked Ndigbo for avoiding another bloodshed by defying the order. Both vehicular and human movements…
10 Sep 2018
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Chief Egwu Chima, has commended the party for endorsing consensus in the selection of the party’s flag bearers for the 2019 general elections. Chima, a former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Ebonyi, made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…
1 Sep 2018
Chief Mathias Adum, a former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters in Ebonyi, is to run for the Senatorial seat in the Ebonyi North Senatorial District in 2019 general elections. Adum, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), made this declaration at a rally on Saturday in Ndioke, Ishieke community in Ebonyi Local…
31 Aug 2018
Ebonyi State government yesterday said it had seized over 378 bags of poisonous rice imported into the state from other parts of the country. The state Commissioner for Environment, Donatus Njoku, who disclosed this journalists in Abakaliki, said a member of staff of the ministry noticed at a market that one of the millers was…
10 Aug 2018
The World Bank will support Nigeria with $611 million dollars to get children back to school under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme, the Coordinator, Prof. Gidado Tahir, has said. Tahir made this known in Kaduna on Friday at a meeting with officials of Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on…
3 Aug 2018
Ebonyi State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. Godswill Obioma, yesterday encouraged women to engage actively in politics, noting that they stand the chance of clinching the presidency due to their number. Prof. Obioma stated this in Abakaliki, the state capital, during a town hall meeting organised by Actionaid through Participatory Development Alternative (PDA) to sensitise…
31 Jul 2018
Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ebonyi State Council has elected new executives that will run the affairs of the Chapel for a three-year tenure. Swearing in the elected leaders, the State Chairman of the Union Deaconess Veronica Osim represented by Mr. Emmanuel Irem applauded the Chapel for conducting themselves throughout the elections,…
16 Jul 2018
The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), on Monday visited Cross River in an effort to resolve the land dispute between Cross River and Ebonyi communities. Dambazau told the Acting Governor of Cross River, Prof. Ivara Esu, at the Government House in Calabar that he was in the state to visit Ukelle community. The…
9 Jul 2018
In order to accelerate the spate of tree planting under the Campus-green Initiative of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba has set up a taskforce charged with the responsibility of ensuring an aggressive tree planting scheme in the university. Speaking after an on-the-spot assessment of the impact of…
24 Jun 2018
Unconfirmedreports, yesterday, said no fewer than four persons were killed and property worth millions of naira destroyed in a renewed exchange of hostilities between the Igbeagu community in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State and Ukelle community in Yala local government area of Cross River State. It was further gathered that several farm crops…
10 Jun 2018
The Bank of Industry (BoI) and the Ebonyi State Government are to collaborate in a N4 billion matching funds to enhance the fortunes of civil servants in the state through agricultural activities. A statement from the bank on Sunday in Lagos disclosed that the agro-based fund was coming on the heels of a N4 billion…

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