Tag: Ebonyi

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Bernard DayoMay 13, 2019

The Late 5: Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against appointment of Acting CJN; Basiran replaces Shogunle as head of Police CRU – Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against appointment of Acting CJN ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 4, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 4th of May

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:       Tonto Dikeh is playing with the idea of ...

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Bernard DayoApril 19, 2019

The Big 5: Judgement is unconstitutional, premeditated, says Onnoghen’s lawyer; 17 killed in Nassarawa community – House of Assembly | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Judgement is unconstitutional, premeditated says Onnoghen’s lawyer A Senior Advocate ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2018

The Big 5: Army Officer fighting Boko Haram in the North East commits suicide, Ebonyi says it has no land for ranching and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: A Nigerian Army Captain attached to troops operating at the heart of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2018

Late 5: Party reveals plans to fence Nigeria, Russia thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World cup opener and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP) has revealed plans to construct perimeter ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 29, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari appeals to Nigerians on 2019 elections, Suspected Herdsmen shoot priest in Jalingo and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to all Nigerians to support the ...

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AzeezJanuary 16, 2018

The Big 5: Ortom rejects cattle colonies, Lassa Fever resurfaces, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should be monitoring today. Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 15, 2017

President Buhari’s full speech at Ebonyi

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Ebonyi on an official visit to the South East, the first of such trip since he ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 14, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 14th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: About 3,000 Oyo pensioners march to protest 56 months ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 14, 2017

The good intentions of Buhari towards the South East should not be doubted – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been fair to he indigenes of the South East, the Presidency has said – downplaying claims of marginalisation. ...

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AzeezNovember 13, 2017

Those planning to disrupt Buhari’s Ebonyi visit will be dealt with – Police

The Ebonyi police command on Monday warned the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) against disrupting the visit of President ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Four kidnap suspects escape from custody in Ebonyi

Four kidnap suspects have escaped from the custody of the Ebonyi state police command. Titus Lamorde, the state commissioner of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 19, 2017

Army exercise was carefully planned in the interest of the Southeast – Buratai

The Ebonyi State Government has declared support for the recently launched Nigerian Army exercise codenamed “Egwu Eke’’, Python Dance II, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

Why we banned the activities of IPOB – Umahi

Chairman of the Southeast Governors forum and Governor of Ebonyi, Dave Umahi Saturday, said the governors of the region had ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2017

Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses at home

Ebonyi State government has banned residents from embalming and keeping corpses in homes. The state Commissioner for Health, Daniel Umezurike, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

Ebonyi police confirm arrest of IPOB, MASSOB members

The Nigerian Police in Ebonyi confirmed on Saturday, the arrest of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and ...

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AzeezMay 22, 2017

Police arrest 50 pro-Biafra agitators in Ebonyi

by Azeez Adeniyi The Police in Ebonyi has arrested at least fifty pro-Biafra agitators during a rally in in Abakaliki. ...

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ToluMay 20, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Ebonyi lawmaker, Maria Ude Nwachi needs to get herself together and stop being a joke

What in the world is going on with this Ebonyi legislator, Maria Ude Nwachi? And worse off, why do most ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2017

NBS releases IGR realised by states

by Omoleye Omoruyi The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) at State level for ...

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ToluMay 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dino Melaye has nothing on this Ebonyi legislator (WATCH)

Dino who? Member of Ebonyi State House of Assembly representing Afikpo North constituency, Maria Ude Nwachi just caught our attention ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 15, 2017

SSS1 student drowns in Ebonyi lake

by Dolapo Adelana A Senior Secondary school (SSS) 1 student of Abakaliki High School, Chinonso Nwokporo has drowned in an artificial ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 30, 2017

Opinion: What the US Ambassador’s visit to Ebonyi state signifies for Governor Umahi’s administration

by Philip Nweze What was the strategic consideration behind the choice of the city of Abakaliki for the visit by ...

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AzeezJanuary 4, 2017

Bomb scare rocks Ebonyi

The discovery of an object suspected to be an improvised explosive device (IED in Okposi community in Ohaozara Local Government ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2016

Ebonyi govt. begins seizure of foreign rice

The Government of Ebonyi has set up a taskforce to begin the confiscation foreign rice in markets in the state. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 22, 2016

Ebonyi bans sale of imported rice

The Ebonyi government has banned the sale of imported rice in state. Governor David Umahi while speaking with participants of ...

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AzeezAugust 2, 2016

How 45-year-old woman was gang-raped, tortured and abandoned in a ‘swampy bush’

A 45-year-old woman has alleged that she was gang-raped and tortured by gunmen in Abakaliki on Sunday. The victim said ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

How FG plans to boost rice, wheat production in 1 year

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, disclosed that it has set-up a National Rice and Wheat Task Force to monitor the ...

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Azubuike AzikweMay 31, 2016

92 pro-Biafra supporters charged to court

92 members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB have been charged to court. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 10, 2016

Hundreds of women protest naked in Ebonyi

In Ebonyi state, Nkwegu community near Abakaliki, over 200 women discarded their clothes and protested naked against the continued detention of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 27, 2016

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Amosun, Umahi’s governorship elections

The election of Dave Umahi as governor of Ebonyi state, has been upheld by the Supreme Court sitting in Abuja. ...

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