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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…
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…

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