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Abia Introduces Central Promotion Examination In Schools

The Abia State Commissioner for Education, Dr. Kanelechi Nwangwa, on Monday disclosed that plans were underway to introduce central promotion examination for schools in the state. The Commissioner made this known while briefing newsmen in...
C’River rice project’ll turn Nigeria’s economy around – Ikpeazu

Lassa Fever Outbreak Hits Abia communities

The people of Avonkwu, Olokoro in Umuahia South local government area of Abia State were last week thrown into panic as Lassa fever outbreak hit the area. The Nation reports that although the state government...
Ebonyi APC Wants Umahi’s 100% APC Claim Investigated

Ebonyi APC Wants Umahi’s 100% APC Claim Investigated

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State on Friday said the claim by Gov. Dave Umahi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he also belonged to APC should be investigated. Chairman of the...

Group Accuses EEDC Of Incompetence, Inefficiency

Izunwanne, an association of professionals of the Southeast extraction, has condemned the decision of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to discontinue the use of standalone prepaid meters in the zone. According to the group, the...
Kofi Bartels’ Attack: NUJ, IHRHL Demand Apology from Nigeria Police

NUJ Expresses Shock As Enugu Govt. Demolishes Press Centre Fence

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Enugu State Council, has expressed shock over the demolition of the perimeter fence of the Press Centre along Rangers Ave. Independence Layout, Enugu. The Council Chairman, Mr. Rex Arum...
Nigeria Will Pull Through Its Challenges — Onyeama

Nigeria Will Pull Through Its Challenges — Onyeama

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, says there is hope that Nigeria will pull through its present socio-economic challenges to become a great nation. Onyeama said this in an interview with the News...
Enugu Airport Will Be Ready Before Easter — Minister

Enugu Airport Will Be Ready Before Easter — Minister

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on Thursday said the Akanu Ibiam International Airport runway in Enugu would be completed before Easter. He gave the assurance while inspecting the on-going rehabilitation work at the...
Buhari Committed To South-East Infrastructure Dev’t -Minister

Buhari Committed To South-East Infrastructure Dev’t – Minister

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation says President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the infrastructure development of the South-East of the country. Onu stated this during the expanded South-East zonal caucus meeting...
Army Intercepts 85 Bags Of Smuggled Rice In Ebonyi Community

Army Intercepts 85 Bags Of Smuggled Rice In Ebonyi Community

The Nigerian Army said it has intercepted 85 bags of smuggled rice in a compound in Abor-Uwani community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi. According to the Deputy Director, Public Relations of 82...
Umahi Plans to Engage Widows In Farming To Boost Food Production

Umahi Plans to Engage Widows In Farming To Boost Food Production

Gov. David Umahi says the state government will give N100,000 each to organised widows in the state to enable them to go into farming next year. Umahi said this on Friday in Abakaliki during a...
Group, Challenges Gov Obiano Over N1.3bn Xmas Decoration

Group, Challenges Gov Obiano Over N1.3bn Xmas Decoration

An Anambra based rights group, The Human Rights, Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation, on Monday chided the Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, for allegedly spending N1.35bn on beautification of major cities in the...

Police Confirm Killing Of 29-yr-old Man In Abakaliki

The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the killing of one Mr. Boniface Nwoha, 29, by unknown gunmen. He was gunned down at a drinking joint at Amika Abba area of Abakaliki. Police Public Relations Officer...

Abia CP Confirms Killing Of Fruit Vendor In Umuahia

The Abia police command has confirmed the death of one Miss Kasarachi Okwuonu, a fruit vendor, who was reportedly hit by a “stray bullet” during a crossfire between the police and alleged armed bandits...

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