Latest Stories in Ebonyi

 

Traffickers drug 17-yr-old girl, sell her 3-month-old boy for N910,000

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—A 17-year-old teenage girl was allegedly drugged by traffickers, labbelled mentally ill and her three-month-old boy sold for N910,000. Meanwhile, the National Agency...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →

Rep urges FG to withdraw licences of incompetent discos

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—THE member of the House of Representatives representing Afikpo North/South Federal Constituency, Ebonyi State, Hon. Idu Igariwey has called on the Federal Government...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

Battle facing Ndigbo requires diplomacy, not gun, street protests— Nwodo, others

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By Vincent Ujumadu AWKA—NOTABLE Igbo leaders, including the President General of the apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo and former coordinator of...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

Ebonyi community imposes penalty on FGM practice

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The traditional rulers council of Agbaja Autonomous Community, Izzi Local Government Area, Ebonyi, says the Izzi clan had established penalties against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Battle facing Igbo nation requires diplomacy, not gun, street protests – Nwodo, others

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By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- NOTABLE Igbo people, including the President General of the apex Igbo socio –political organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, former coordinator of Ohaneze...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Violence against women: Rape cases high in Ebonyi – Research

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…as women, traditional rulers, lawmakers lend their voices against such acts By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI- A research carried out by a Non-governmental Organisation, NGO, Participatory...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Enugu monarch endorses Buhari for second term

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—TRADITIONAL ruler of Umuoha Obuoffia autonomous community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, Igwe Obiora Igwesi, has endorsed President Muhammadu...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

APC-led FG not prepared for governance- Ebonyi Reps member

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI- THE House of Representative member representing Ezza South/Ikwo federal constituency in Ebonyi State, Hon. Lazarus Ogbee Tuesday stressed that the All Progressive...

Tue Jan 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Awaiting the names of recipients for national honours

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By Eric Teniola THE process for the award of National Honours has begun. Hopefully, the recipients will be known before April. It will be the first time President Muhammadu Buhari will bestow such...

Tue Jan 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Umahi to ensure re-election of Ebonyi legislators in state, NASS

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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi says he is ready to ensure the re-election of the state and federal lawmakers from Afikpo North and Ezza South Local Government Area of the state Umahi Umahi made the...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Give all Nigerians equal protection, Ohaneze youths to FG

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA – Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, has called on the Federal Government to protect every Nigerian irrespective of tribe or religion, lamenting the number Igbo...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Ikpeazu: The unifying servant leader

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political Editor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu mounted the saddle of leadership in Abia State on May 29, 2015, on a promising note amid huge expectations. Ikpeazu He had the...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Let’s live beyond oil, Umahi urges Nigerians

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, urged Nigerians to diversify their sources of income instead of depending...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

South East APC caucus adopts Buhari for 2019

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Uburu (Ebonyi) – The South East zonal caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday at Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi adopted President Muhammadu Buhari for second...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

Igbo Presidency achievable under Buhari administration- APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) says that Nigeria’s President of Igbo extraction is achievable under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Vice Chairman of the party in...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →