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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…
3 Jun 2018
A federal lawmaker and member representing Ezza North/Ishielu Federal Constituency of Ebonyi State, Hon. Anayo Nwonu, yesterday, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest next year’s election. Nwonu, who stated this in Abakaliki, while briefing newsmen on his stewardship in the National Assembly in the last three years, said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has…
13 May 2018
The APC local government congress was peaceful in Ebonyi State, with party loyalists turning out in their numbers to elect the 27-man local government executives of the party. The Guardian observed that the Senator Julius Ali Ucha faction of the party had the upper hand over the group loyal to the Minister of Science and…
23 Apr 2018
As schools resume in Ebonyi on Monday for the third term, Prof. John Eke, the Commissioner for Education, has expressed dissatisfaction at the poor turnout of pupils and students in some schools. Eke made this known when he monitored resumption of academic activities in selected public and private schools in Abakaliki. Eke, who decried the…
16 Apr 2018
For Sarah Elom, the desperate yearning for electricity began three years ago after she entered Junior Secondary School, and have to walk two miles daily to fetch water from the village stream before going to school. The early morning ritual affected her studies. After school, Elom will also take another turn to the stream and…
4 Apr 2018
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State yesterday sacked the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Bernard Odoh. He also announced the rejection of his resignation, which he tendered on Monday. In the letter, Odoh had disclosed that he resigned because he was not given a free hand to perform his duties. Although, Umahi had…
16 Mar 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has inaugurated a 13-member security sub-committee for the 2019 general elections in Ebonyi. The sub-committee was inaugurated by Mr Titus Sumba-Lamorde, the Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi Command and chairman of the Inter Agency Consultative on Election Security (IACES), on Friday in Abakaliki. The 13-member sub -committee has the mandate…
28 Feb 2018
A clash between farmers and herdsmen in Akaeze, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi State yesterday left four persons from both sides seriously injured. While three herdsmen where left with serious head injuries, one of the farmers received machete cuts on various parts of his body. The farmer who sustained machete cut wounds, is receiving treatment at the…
23 Feb 2018
The Ebonyi Government seeking the assistance of the police in the case of an eight-year-old girl, allegedly sexually molested by her uncles. The step follows a complaint by the alleged victim’s cousin, Miss Esther Nwafor, that the uncles, a 35-year-old father of five, and the other, a 25-year-old father of one, had been molesting the…
19 Feb 2018
The Commissioner for Environment, Chief Donatus Njoku, yesterday refuted a trending report on the social media that Governor David Umahi had donated portions of land for the Federal Government’s proposed cattle colony in Ebonyi State. Briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, Njoku described the report as “absolute falsehood and a misrepresentation of the position of governor at…
13 Feb 2018
Three policemen posted to foster peace at the boundary axis between Ikwo Local Council and Cross River State were murdered by unknown gunmen at Ofunakpa in Ikwo Local Council of Ebonyi State. Though the Ebonyi police command was skeptical on the development at the time of filing this report, a police source told The Guardian…

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