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Senate to write Buhari over appointment of dead lawmaker to FCC board

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It emerged Wednesday that the list of nominees sent to the Senate for appointment as members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) included the name of a dead former member of the House of...

Wed Apr 29th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Umahi recalls low level civil servants to work

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Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has directed civil servants on salary grade levels 1-10 in the state to resume work on May 4. The resumption notice was contained in a statement signed by Dr...

Wed Apr 29th, 2020     Read More →

Three siblings drown in Ebonyi river

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Mother, two daughters killed in kerosene explosion in Rivers It was a black day last Saturday, April 25, as three sisters drowned in a river at Amaeze village in Ishiagu community of Ebonyi...

Wed Apr 29th, 2020     Read More →

Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi, Bayelsa get COVID-19 index cases

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Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi and Bayelsa states have recorded their index cases to make Nigeria’s tally hit 1,273 incidents. The North East state’s six occurrences, which had been confirmed...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Ebonyi group berates Umahi over harassment of journalists

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A group, Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in The Diaspora (AESID) yesterday berated Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi for clamping down on journalists in the state. In a statement by its...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Stakeholders seek adequate security for journalists covering COVID-19, fault attack

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Following recent attacks on journalists in some parts of the country, stakeholders have condemned this development insisting that there is urgent need for adequate security for media...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total infections now 1273

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal Nigeria on Sunday recorded 91 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total infections to 1273, according to the Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Apr 27th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 91 new coronavirus cases, total now 1273

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases increased to 1273 on Sunday with a single-day discovery of 91 new cases confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Lagos has the highest number of...

Mon Apr 27th, 2020     Read More →

Interrogating the clash of pen and ‘koboko’ in Ebonyi State

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Umahi • Umahi’s Frustrations With Open Society The recent decision by Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State to restrict some journalists from government facilities in the state...

Sun Apr 26th, 2020     Read More →

UPDATED: Umahi bans The Sun, Vanguard reporters from govt house for life

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Kindly Share This Story:Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State. By Peter Okutu Abakaliki – Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Wednesday banned the Correspondents of The Sun newspaper,...

Wed Apr 22nd, 2020     Read More →

North Nigeria packs up child beggars over virus fears

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Hundreds of boys have their names and temperatures checked as they wait to board buses in a northern Nigeria’s city to transport them back to their villages. The children are pupils of...

Wed Apr 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Cross River begs FG for funds to secure borders against COVID-19

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Cross River State has pleaded with the Federal Government to assist it financially in securing its borders against the novel coronavirus. Chairman of the State COVID-19 Response Taskforce and...

Tue Apr 21st, 2020     Read More →

Abba kyari worked to unite the nation, emulate him, cleric tells Nigerians

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Kindly Share This Story:Abba Kyari By David Odama THE General Overseer of the Faith on the Rock ministry in Nasarawa state, Ambassador Theophilus Ebonyi has described late Chief of Staff to...

Mon Apr 20th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Umahi imposes dusk to dawn curfew on Ebonyi

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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi, on Saturday imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in all parts of the state as part of efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Umahi, who made the declaration...

Sat Apr 18th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Pots of soup, jollof rice now being stolen in broad daylight, says police

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Following measures taken by the Ebonyi state government to curtail the spread of coronavirus, Ebonyi state Police Command yesterday has admitted that there has been an increase in crime in the...

Sat Apr 18th, 2020     Read More →