Latest News, Events and Happenings in Ebonyi News.en-usHerdsmen attack: David Umahi assures of adequate security in Ebonyi Peter OkutuABAKALIKI&mdash;EBONYI State government said it has put everything in place to ensure the safety of Ebonyians from the hands of rampaging killer herdsmen, who might be planning to come into the State. Gov. Dave UmahiThe Chief Press Se <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Panic in Ebonyi as lassa fever kills 2 resident doctors Gabriel Olawale &#038; Oluwaseyi AdeshinaTwo resident doctors serving at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakiliki, FETHA, Ebonyi State have died of lassa fever.The development which has thrown other health workers in the hospital into panic had <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Group hails Umahi’s developmental strides Peter OkutuABAKALIKI&mdash;THE Centre for Reform Education Initiative, CREI, weekend, applauded Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State for what it termed &ldquo;excellent developmental strides&rdquo; of the present administration, especially in cr <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conspiracy in a handshake Emmanuel AzikenLast Thursday&rsquo;s gathering of Southwest and Southeast political and traditional leaders in Enugu was interestingly themed: Handshake across the Niger. The celebration of the handshake arose from the historic rivalry cum discor <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 S/East Govs meet in Enugu on Ekwueme’s burial Governors of the South East geopolitical zone met yesterday at the Government House, Enugu, to deliberate on the preparations for the burial of the late elder statesman and former Vice President, Chief Dr. Alex Ekwueme, scheduled to hold on Frida <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Repair palace of Nnamdi Kanu, Ohanaeze youths tell FG Anayo OkoliUMUAHIA&mdash;OHANAEZE Youth Council, OYC, has called on the Federal Government to urgently rebuild the Palace of Eze Israel Kanu of Afara Ukwu, father of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, leader, Nnamdi Kanu, destroyed last September <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Declare Miyetti Allah terrorist group, — Southern, M-Belt leaders;Make case for arrest, trial of herdsmen leaders&bull;Insist on restructuring Nigeria; 73 killed in Benue buried&bull;We&rsquo;ll raise one-million-man army to defend Benue &ndash; UnongoEnugu &mdash;Politicians, traditional rulers and other <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Handshake Across the Niger summit holds today Dapo AkinrefonLAGOS&mdash;The one-day summit of the Igbo and Yoruba with the prospect of reshaping age-long mistrust between the two dominant Southern ethnic groups holds today in Enugu.Handshake Across the Niger summitThe summit, which is bein <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Removing threats to food security general attitude of perceived insensitivity of the Federal Government to the spate of attacks on farming communities by armed pastoralist invaders could exacerbate the threats to food security of the nation unless there is an urgent change in at <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ooni, Ekweremadu, Fayose, Ugwuanyi, Mimiko, Ifeanyi Ubah, others at Handshake Across the Niger summit is now set for the Handshake Across The Niger summit scheduled to hold on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Enugu.Handshake Across the Niger summitIn a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday, January 9, by Jude Ndukwe, Publicity Secretary <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: Veteran Journalist to contest senatorial seat in Ebonyi Peter OkutuABAKALIKI-A veteran journalist in Ebonyi State, Chief Abia Onyike says he is gearing up to contest Ebonyi south senatorial election come 2019 general election. The current Senator representing the zone on the platform of the Peoples De <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Telecom Services: Kudos, knocks for telcos as subscribers review 2017 weeks to the yuletide, it was like a premeditated action, all the telecommunications operators began to render below par services. Subscribers who needed to effectively communicate to friends, families and loved ones were at the receiving end of <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Security: NPC promises adequate protection for Nigerians Nigerian Peoples Congress , one of the newly registered political parties, on Monday said that when it comes to power it would ensure adequate protection of lives and properties of Nigerians.&ldquo;The primary duty of every government is to <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Sen. Ogbuoji’s defection will not affect our electoral fortunes – Ebonyi PDP Chieftain Eni-Uduma Chima, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ebonyi, says the defection of Sen. Soni Ogbuoji to the All Progressives Congress will not affect the party&rsquo;s electoral fortunes in the 2019 general elections.Chima <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 N88bn compensation: FG yet to pay us — Biafra war victims Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA&mdash;Victims of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war, yesterday, said the Federal Government had yet to pay them, more than two months after it agreed to release N88 billion for their compensation. The government had in an agree <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100