Category: About Ebonyi State

  • Flooding displaces more than 50 households in  Ebonyi

    Flooding displaces more than 50 households in Ebonyi

    Over 50 families were forced to leave their homes when a flood devastated the Oferekpe community in the Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State last week. The families were compelled to seek sanctuary in neighbouring settlements due to the flood brought on by the region’s relentless rainfall. According to reports, Oferekpe’s flood calamity was […]

  • Ebonyi Officials Tasked on Good Governance, Economy

    A Public Policy Consultant, Dr. Joe Abah, has advocated for stronger synergy between the political and bureaucratic classes in order to fast track growth and development of the nation’s economy. Abah made the call at the ongoing workshop on good governance and economy, that was organised for memebers of Ebonyi State Executive Council, at Transcorp […]

  • Immigration dismisses organ donor’s underage claim, Ebonyi, Dickson back Ekweremadu

    Immigration dismisses organ donor’s underage claim, Ebonyi, Dickson back Ekweremadu

    The Nigeria Immigration Service has stated that it followed due process in issuing a Nigerian passport to Mr David Nwamini, who was allegedly trafficked to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting by former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. Nwamini had allegedly claimed to be a minor after he arrived in the UK where he was […]

  • Gunmen kill Bayelsa paramount ruler, CDC chairman; kidnap Ebonyi traditional ruler

    Gunmen kill Bayelsa paramount ruler, CDC chairman; kidnap Ebonyi traditional ruler

    TENSION has heightened in Kalaba, an oil-rich community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State following the killing of the paramount ruler, Chief Francis Kolubo, and the Community Development Committee, CDC, Chairman, Mr Samuel Oburo, by gunmen. It was gathered that the killing might not be unconnected with the lingering chieftaincy dispute and the […]

  • Osinbajo consults Abia, Ebonyi APC delegates in Imo

    Osinbajo consults Abia, Ebonyi APC delegates in Imo

    Reassures a better Nigeria Vice President (VP), Yemi Osinbajo, has reassured Nigerians of his readiness to sustain and improve on President Muhammadu Buhari’s development policies and programmes if elected. Osinbajo gave the assurance when he consulted, jointly, with delegates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from Abia and Ebonyi states in Owerri, Imo State capital, […]

  • Ebonyi: 27 aspirants threaten lawsuit against APC

    Ebonyi: 27 aspirants threaten lawsuit against APC

    No fewer than 27 All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly aspirants in Ebonyi State, yesterday, threatened to sue the party if they were disqualified from participating in the forthcoming primary. They alleged that the party’s screening committee was scheming to disqualify them for non-payment of party dues. Addressing newsmen in Abakaliki, the aspirants insisted they […]

  • 2023: APC may find it difficult to campaign with Jonathan as its candidate – Umahi

    2023: APC may find it difficult to campaign with Jonathan as its candidate – Umahi

    Says mischievous people may have bought forms to embarrass ex-President THE Ebonyi State Governor, Engr. Dave Umahi, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, may find it difficult to campaign with former President Goodluck Jonathan as its presidential candidate. Governor Umahi also said that those who obtained the APC form for the former […]

  • Just in: Court declares Ebonyi cybercrimes law illegal, unconstitutional

    Just in: Court declares Ebonyi cybercrimes law illegal, unconstitutional

    …judgement has reaffirmed constitutional right to fair hearing, freedom of expression of every individual – Barr. Odo A Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki Tuesday declared the controversial Ebonyi Cybercrimes Law No 12 of 2021 unconstitutional, null and void. The Court ruling followed a suit by one Pascal Etu who had sued the State Governor, […]

  • 2023: Wike begs Ebonyi PDP delegates for presidential ticket

    2023: Wike begs Ebonyi PDP delegates for presidential ticket

    The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday, stormed the Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, soliciting the support of party delegates, in the forthcoming PDP presidential primaries. Wike, who described the All Progressives Congress as the real ‘Satan” troubling Nigeria, said all he needed to defeat the ruling party […]

  • Petrol price jumps by 8.73%, most expensive in Ebonyi, Enugu

    Petrol price jumps by 8.73%, most expensive in Ebonyi, Enugu

    The cost of a litre of Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) increased by 8.73 per cent in March 2022 with Nigerians residing in the South-East region paying the highest price. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) disclosed this on Wednesday in its monthly price watch report. The report showed that the average retail price paid by consumers for […]