Tag: Ebonyi State

Gov. Umahi, Daughter, 3 Aides Test Negative to COVID-19

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2020

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state, his daughter and three of his aides have tested negative to COVID-19 The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports ... Read More

Ebonyi Government Calls for Calm on Yellow Fever Outbreak

Henry Solomon- August 13, 2019

Ebonyi government has urged residents not to panic over the reported yellow fever outbreak in the state, as it had taken measures to curtail it. ... Read More

Ebonyi traders who observe IPOB’s sit-at-home order to forfeit shops -Umahi

inno.korie- May 29, 2018

Traders in Ebonyi who obverse the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) on May 30 will permanently forfeit their shops, Gov. David ... Read More

Ebonyi State Gets New SSG

Henry Solomon- April 3, 2018

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has appointed Dr Hygenius Nwokwu as the new Secretary to State Government (SSG). The appointment came less than six hours ... Read More

FG committee on farmers, herdsmen clashes visits Zamfara

inno.korie- February 24, 2018

The National Economic Council Committee on Farmers and Herdsmen clashes on Saturday visited Zamfara on a fact-finding mission over security challenges in the state. National ... Read More

Ebonyi Government Releases N1.5bn for Pension arrears, Gratuities

Henry Solomon- November 28, 2017

The Ebonyi Government has released the sum of N1.5 billion to settle arrears of pension and gratuities owed state and local government retirees from 2006 ... Read More

Abduction of FRSC Official By A Bus Driver Leads To Car Crash

Henry Solomon- July 28, 2017

An alleged attempt by a commercial bus driver in Abakaliki to abducted a Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) official has led to a road crash, ... Read More

NGO Begins Setting Up Of N7bn New City Free For Less Privileged In Ebonyi

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2017

The less privileged in Ebonyi will soon have a new lease of life as Africa Nations Development Programme (ANDP), an Abuja-based NGO, has begun the ... Read More

Dave Umahi Elected as Chairman South-East Governors’ Forum

inno.korie- February 27, 2017

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has been elected as the Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum. Umahi was unanimously endorsed at a meeting of the ... Read More

South East Governors Meet, Mull Economic Integration

Suleiman Idris- February 27, 2017

    (NAN) Governors of the five Eastern states met on Sunday and resolved to bury their differences and work for the economic integration and ... Read More

Ex-Ebonyi Commissioner Arrested Over N83m Bribery Allegation

admin- August 16, 2016

The EFCC on Monday August 15, 2016, arrested a former Commissioner for Public Utilities in Ebonyi State, Engineer Benjamin Ogbonnaya Okah, for alleged abuse of ... Read More

Ebonyi State Local Government Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Hon. Ugwuocha Okoroafor, Two Others

admin- July 29, 2016

Ibrahim Magu, EFCC Chairman The EFCC on Thursday, July 28, 2016, arraigned the former Coordinator of Afikpo South Local Government Development Center of Ebonyi state, ... Read More

Ambassadorial list: Senate invites SGF, Minister of Foreign Affairs over omissions

Abdul Jimoh- June 23, 2016

The Senate on Wednesday directed Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, to appear before its Committee on Foreign Affairs over omissions ... Read More

Court Convicts Opara for N3.8m Job Scam

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 15, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has today secured the conviction of one Dr. Faith Chika Opara for obtaining the sum of N3.8m by ... Read More

Senate To Support State Governments Agitation For Refund Of Funds

Henry Solomon- February 7, 2016

Senate President Bukola Saraki President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Sunday said the red chamber would support for states’ governments agitation for refund of ... Read More

Fiscal Responsibility Commission On Economy

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 25, 2015

Proper planning through medium term expenditure framework and a strict budgeting plan have been identified as critical factors that will assist the Federal Government improving ... Read More