Category Archives: Enugu

3 arrested, 2 wounded in Enugu minor explosion

Enugu – The Enugu State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of three persons in connection with minor explosion which occurred on Saturday, about 400 metres away from a polling station at Coal Camp, in the Enugu metropolis. The polling station was one of the designated centres for Saturday’s Enugu State Local Government Election. The […]

Enugu LG polls: Imperative for peace

ON Saturday, November 4, 2017, the people of Enugu State will go to the polls to elect those who will be at the helm of the affairs of the 17 Local Government Areas of the state as well as the 260 electoral wards as Chairmen and Councilors. A critical evaluation of the engagement of the […]

N88bn compensation to victims of Biafra war: Anambra, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Ebonyi, Cross River, Abia, Enugu, Benue to benefit

…Opts for out-of-court settlement of case before ECOWAS Court .By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Dennis Agbo ABUJA—  Determined to quell rising agitation by secessionist groups, the Federal Government, yesterday, agreed to release N88 billion for the compensation of victims of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war, as well as for completion of demining and destruction of abandoned explosives […]

Breaking(Photos): South-East govs currently emergency meeting with army over IPOB, Op Python Dance

Photos show the South-East governors currently in emergency closed-door meeting with the GOC, 82 Division, Enugu, Major General, Abubakar Adamu, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, the President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, among others at the Government House, Enugu. South-East govs currently emergency meeting with army over IPOB, Op Python […]

Enugu Assembly endorses local government autonomy

By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—ENUGU State House of Assembly, yesterday assured the National Union of Local Government Employees,   NULGE,   that they are behind them in the quest to ensure the actualisation of local government   autonomy. Speaker of the House, Hon. Edward Ubosi who spoke the mind of the Assembly when a team of NULGE and Nigeria […]

Crises brew over Enugu LG elections

By Dennis Agbo ENUGU—CRISIS have erupted in most local government areas of Enugu State following the on-going selection of candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the scheduled November local government council polls. In Igboeze North local government  area, the two divides of Umuozzi and Umunano that make up the council area are engaged […]

NBC inspects facilities for Kaduna Digital Switch Over

Kaduna – Malam Ishaq Kawu, the Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Monday inspected facilities installed in Kaduna State in preparation for Digital Switch Over. The Control Room at Pinnacle Communications, Signal Distributors for Abuja Digital Switch Over Addressing newsmen shortly after inspecting the facilities, Kawu said the commission was impressed with the level of […]

Ugwuanyi moves to sanitise Enugu metropolis

…Appeals to illegal roadside traders to relocate ENUGU— Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, paid an unscheduled visit to the major roads leading to Ogbete Main Market and New Market, Enugu, appealing to traders who erected illegal shops on the roadside to immediately relocate as the structures are billed for demolition to sanitise the […]