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Court orders Umahi, deputy not to vacate office

AN Ebonyi State High Court sitting in Abakiliki has issued an interim order for governor Dave Umahi and his deputy, Kelechi Igwe, to remain...

Court sacks 15 Ebonyi lawmakers over defection to APC

AN Abuja Federal High Court has sacked 15 members of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...

Families of five NELAN consultants engineers still searching for answers two months after their disappearance (Part 1)

By Arinze CHIJIOKE While many celebrated the Christmas and New year holidays with their loved ones, the families of five engineers working with NELAN Consultants,...
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Umahi shuts down courts as Ebonyi records first COVID-19 death

DAVID Umahi, Governor of Ebonyi State on Friday ordered that all courts in the state be shut down  following the death of a judicial...

World Press Freedom Day: Checking Gov. Umahi’s mad impulses!

By Charles Otu FEW days before the celebration of the World Press Freedom Day, marked globally on May 3rd every year, the Governor of Ebonyi...

Group condemns Gov Umahi for banning journalists from govt house

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has criticised David Umahi, Governor of Ebonyi State for placing a life ban on two...
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How single women with fibroid go through pain and stigma that leave many traumatised for years

ON first encounter, you might think she was due to have a baby. With a protruding belly as big as that of a nine-month-old...

Street traders across Nigeria will have to pay and be licensed – according to this new bill

THE National Assembly is considering a comprehensive bill which, if passed, will enable the federal and state governments to regulate street trading, levy vendors,...

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Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...

Osun fixes local council elections for October 15

THE Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) has fixed October 15 for local government elections in across the state. The...

Kidnap kingpin, Wadume sentenced to seven years imprisonment

A KIDNAP kingpin, Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume, has been convicted and sentenced to seven years imprisonment without...

IGP orders tight security around hospitals, schools

INSPECTOR GENERAL of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba has ordered all Commissioners of Police (CPs) across the 36 states...

[VIDEO] Nigerians react to rising transport cost

RESIDENTS of the Federal Capital Territory have lamented the rising cost of transport fares amid fuel scarcity and inflation. Watch...
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