Latest Stories in Ebonyi


Lassa fever:195 cases, 29 deaths confirmed in 11 states so far in 2020


About 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever and 29 deaths have been reported in 11 states as at 24th of January 2020. In response to the increasing number of Lassa fever cases across states in the...

Sun Jan 26th, 2020     Read More →

Protests, outbursts on Supreme Court judgment needless ― APC chieftain


Chief Egwu Chima, All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Ebonyi says bickering directed at the Supreme Court over its ruling on Imo governorship poll is needless. Chima, a former...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

Mother of 11-day-old baby killed, burnt to ashes on way to church in Ebonyi


The dead body of a 35-year-old nursing mother, Mrs. Idenyi Ebere Ukamaka, was at the weekend discovered in a drainage behind Enugu North Mass transit park along Afikpo road Abalaliki, the capital...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Traffickers who specialize in moving children from Jos to Rivers arrested


Kindly Share This Story: By Chinedu Adonu The police command in Enugu state said they have rescued nine kids from two suspected child traffickers who specialize in moving children from Plateau...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

Ebonyi APC wants Umahi’s bipartisan claim investigated


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi said it viewed with great concern, the reported claim by Gov. Dave Umahi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he also belonged to APC. The...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

Understanding Umahi’s politics of ambivalence


If there is any state governor that knows the power of federal might and courts it that governor must be the Ebonyi State’s Chief Executive, Mr. David Nweze Umahi. As a politician who began...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerians get 12 hours to leave South African province after cop’s fatal stabbing


Nigerians and other foreign nationals resident in South Africa’s Keimoes and Upington areas of Northern Cape Province were yesterday morning given 12 hours to vacate by the indigenes. The...

Thu Jan 9th, 2020     Read More →

Ebonyi government says Umahi never claimed to be APC member


The Ebonyi Government has said that Gov. David Umahi had at no time claimed to be a member of both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Uchenna Orji, the...

Tue Jan 7th, 2020     Read More →

Coping with hot weather-related diseases


The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increases the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such as Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM),...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Man kills own children, injures another in Ebonyi


A middle-aged man, Mr Chinasa Ogbaga has allegedly killed two of his Children and left one fatally injured in Okpuitumo community in the Abakaliki local government area of Ebonyi. Mrs Loveth Odah,...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Lassa-fever outbreak: Umahi orders closure of hospital in Ebonyi


Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has ordered the immediate closure of St. Vincent Hospital at Igbagu in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi following suspected outbreak of Lassa fever at the...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Border closure: Abia, Ebonyi and Cross River shore up rice production


Since the closure of the land borders in August, attention has shifted to the consumption of locally produced rice, to fill the huge gap created by the absence of foreign brands. The development...

Sun Dec 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Supreme Court upholds election victory of eight governors


Eight state governors heaved a sigh of relief yesterday as the Supreme Court upheld their victory at the polls. They are: Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Oyo State, Seyi Makinde; Akwa...

Thu Dec 19th, 2019     Read More →

Aged women protest half naked in Ebonyi over incessant arrest


About 100 elderly women from Agubia community in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State yesterday took to the streets half-naked to protest against the arrest of nine of their sons by security...

Tue Dec 17th, 2019     Read More →

Police confirm killing of 29-yr-old man in Abakaliki


The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed the killing of one Mr Boniface Nwoha, 29, by unknown gunmen at a drinking joint at Amika Abba area of Abakaliki. Mrs Loveth Odah, the Police Public...

Sat Dec 14th, 2019     Read More →