Tag: Ebonyi State

YNaija TodayJuly 7, 2022

2023 won’t be based on ‘my turn’, ethnicity, religion — Peter Obi; Funke Akindele might be Lagos PDP’s deputy governorship candidate

2023 won’t be based on ‘my turn’, ethnicity, religion — Peter Obi Alleged Fraud: Ebonyi PDP suspends deputy chair, legal ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 27, 2018

The Late 5: Osinbajo hails Nigerian children as innovative, Methodist Church Leader to mobilise against wicked leaders in 2019 and other stories

These are the major stories that drove the conversation today: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday said Nigerian children are ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2017

Why I defected to APC – Former gov., Elechi

The former governor of Ebonyi, Martin Elechi has listed reasons why he defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from ...

AzeezOctober 16, 2016

Police, soldiers clash in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed that some of its officers  were involved in a clash with soldiers on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 7, 2016

Ebonyi governor sacks local council chairmen, reshuffles cabinet

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has sacked the 13 Local Government Council Caretaker Chairpersons, and reshuffled his cabinet, Premium Times reports. This ...

AzeezAugust 16, 2016

EFCC arrests ex-Ebonyi Commissioner ‘over N83m bribery allegation’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, arrested a former Commissioner for Public Utilities in Ebonyi State, Engineer ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 4, 2016

Ebonyi governor doesn’t want Fulani herdsmen to leave his state

Even as calls for the rampaging Fulani herdsmen to leave their host states and return to the North keeps increasing, ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 19, 2016

LG chairman, in Ebonyi, suspended for demolishing Christ Embassy church

The caretaker committee chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area in Ebonyi State, Joseph Orogwu, has been suspended by the state ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 5, 2016

Ebonyi state workers to get January salary in a few days

In keeping with his promise to accord priority to the welfare of workers, the Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 13, 2015

PDP is not afraid of anything… even Card Readers

by James Sambo For all those in doubt, the Peoples Democratic Party is not afraid of anything about the upcoming ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 11, 2015

Opinion: Martins Elechi and his choking albatross

by Biyi Adegoroye Since January this year, the lawmakers appended their signatures to the document on the “Notice of Allegations ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 3, 2015

Opinion: Pres. Jonathan’s campaign and the N80 million mess in Ebonyi

by Eze Onyekpere TAN is in violation of Section 91 (9) of the Electoral Act which states that “No individual ...

Janeth JFebruary 27, 2015

Ebonyi House serves impeachment notice on Elechi

by Ranti Joseph Ebonyi state House of Assembly on Friday morning served an impeachment notice on governor of the state, ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 16, 2014

Gunmen kidnap pastor’s wife, demand N20 million ransom

by Azubuike Azikiwe   The wife of Pastor Chris Aniamaka, of Dominion City, Kpirikpiri, Abakaliki, in Ebonyi State, has been ...

YEditorOctober 15, 2014

Elechi backs off – denies endorsing Chukwu’s governorship ambition

by Laila Ibrahim Ebonyi state governor, Martin Elechi on Tuesday denied reports that the state PDP chapter had endorsed the ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2014

How 28-year-old man raped and killed school-girl in Ebonyi

by Kolapo Olapoju   A 28-year-old man, Sunday Nwali has been arrested by the Ebonyi police command for allegedly killing ...

February 4, 2014

TRAGIC: Beggar dies after being electrocuted in Ebonyi

by Oge Okonkwo A middle-aged man is said to have been electrocuted by a  naked cable that fell in front of ...

January 22, 2014

‘She demanded sex from me’ – Man claims after raping 7-year-old girl

by Oge Okonkwo A 21-year-old man,  Chukwuka Agbeze has been arrested by officials of the  Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Ebonyi ...

December 4, 2013

Caught in the act: Man, 45, found raping his friend’s 11-year-old daughter

by Adeola Balogun A middle aged man in Ebonyi has been apprehended by police after it was alleged that he ...

November 17, 2013

“He was tied and tortured”: Son beaten to death by vigilantes at mother’s request

by ‘Jola Sotubo A mother in Ebonyi has some explaining to do after it was discovered that the death of ...

November 11, 2013

How AIT cameraman was ‘attacked by SSS officer’ at Obasanjo’s son’s wedding

by Adeola Balogun   The wedding of Bisoye Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, was not quite a joyous ...

October 29, 2013

32-year-old man in police custody after stabbing uncle 27 times with an axe

by Rachel Ogbu An eye witness has recounted the gory details of how one Chinweoru Ugbo, 32, in Ebonyi State ...

October 24, 2013

Kerosene explosion in Ebonyi leaves 13-yr-old girl dead, siblings injured

by ‘Jola Sotubo An inferno caused by adulterated kerosene has led to the death of one in Ebonyi State and ...

October 1, 2013

Tragic news: Young couple, one other victim killed in car accident (PHOTO)

by Adeola Balogun A young couple and three of their companions have been killed in an auto accident at the ...

September 5, 2013

Auto Crash: Four killed, one injured in Ebonyi tragedy

by Adeola Balogun An accident involving a Mazda Infinity car and a Mercedes truck on Amuzo Onueke road in Ezza ...

September 3, 2013

LG vice-chairman, 2 others arrested for rape, robbery in Ebonyi

by ‘Jola Sotubo Three suspected criminals were yesterday arrested by men of the Ebonyi State Police Command for allegedly perpetrating ...

August 31, 2013

Terrible: Woman attacked, 2 daughters raped by hoodlums in Ebonyi

A rape incident allegedly involving a mother and her two daughters in Ikwo Local government of Ebonyi state was weekend ...

August 15, 2013

Bridge collapses after heavy downpour in Ebonyi state

by Oge Okonkwo The  40-year-old Eguhuo Bridge in Agba, Ishiellu Local Government Area of Ebonyi state, eastern Nigeria, on Wednesday,  collapsed ...

July 16, 2013

“He was almost beheaded”: Horrific tale of how Catholic priest was brutally murdered in Ebonyi

by Rachel Ogbu Seven years after Rev. Fr. Francis Chidiebele Okoye, a Catholic priest attached to St Mary’s Catholic Church, ...

April 23, 2013

Ebonyi LG boss dies in car crash on his way back from an official assignment

by Rachel Ogbu Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha might have survived a road accident recently with a minor scratch to ...

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