South East

Electricity Pole

Hope rises for Enugu community without electricity for decades

The community has been living without electricity since 1996 but all that is about to end.

The exterior of the train

Train crushes truck driver

The driver was unable to remove the vehicle before the train rammed over his truck, killing him instantly.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Defection: Court sacks Nigerian senator

The court also orders the lawmaker to refund all money paid him by the National Assembly since his defection.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Ebonyi Govt. appoints 16-member transition committee

Governor David Umahi begins his second term in office on May 29.

INEC Logo (Photo Credit: aitonline.tv)

Imo North senatorial election: Further action halted by court order- INEC

The senatorial election in Imo North was declared inconclusive as a result of violence and irregularities.

Igbo community leader shot dead

He was killed on Tuesday night.

Police arrest 151 suspected cultists in Anambra

The Force says 40 of the suspects have confessed to the crimes and charged to courts.

Legal Aid Council lauds Ugwuanyi’s commitment to justice delivery

The Legal Aid Council DG gave the commendation when members of the body paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu.

Imo House of Assembly

Imo Assembly lifts suspension on five members

The lawmakers were suspended in November 2018 for alleged un-parliamentary conduct.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu. [PHOTO CREDIT: News Digest]

FG dissolves Federal Poly, Oko governing council

The council was appointed in April 2017.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police kill wanted robbery kingpin – Official

The police also recovered weapons from the hideout.

Chairman of Progressives Governors Forum, Governor Rochas Okorocha speaking with reporters after a meeting of APC governors with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House Presidential Villa

Judge withdraws from Okorocha’s suit seeking INEC recognition as senator-elect

Mr Okorocha had gone to court seeking an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him with a Certificate of Return.

Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor

I’m leaving behind a viable and secured Imo – Gov. Okorocha

Mr Okorocha will be rounding off his tenure on May 29.

Fire guts Imo Airport [Photo: THISDAYLIVE]

Fire guts Imo Airport

FAAN says no casualty from the incident and normal operations have resumed at the airport

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

Federal govt renews appointment of Ebonyi teaching hospital MD

The renewal is for a second and final term of four years.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

UPDATED: Infant, seven others killed in Ebonyi communal crisis

The two communities have been engaged in conflict for decades.

Imo PDP Governorship candidate, Emeka Ihedioha

Transition: Committee calls for memoranda for incoming Imo administration

The new administration will be inaugurated on May 29.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Minister, NACCIMA hail Ugwuanyi for enhancing Ease of Doing Business in Enugu

Kaduna, Enugu, Abia, Lagos and Anambra states were last week, rewarded at the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) Awards.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit: Today.ng]

Police confirm couple’s death in road crash involving Ebonyi UBEB chairman

Mr Ikpor, the UBEB chairman, told NAN in an interview that the accident occurred while he was on an inspection tour of some schools in the state.

Codeine is one of the drus being abused by young people

Three Nigerian students die of alleged tramadol, codeine overdose

A fourth student was still alive but unconscious and was rushed to hospital.

Suicide rope used to illustrate the story.

Man commits suicide in Anambra

-His body was found on Tuesday evening hanging from an orange tree behind a house in his family compound.

Chairman of Progressives Governors Forum, Governor Rochas Okorocha speaking with reporters after a meeting of APC governors with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House Presidential Villa

Okorocha visits Buhari, expresses hope of getting Certificate of Return

INEC withheld Mr Okorocha’s Certificate of Return for Imo West Senatorial District as the returning officer alleged he declared him winner under duress.

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state

Gov. Obiano inaugurates N1.2bn fish feed plant in Onitsha

The plant is owned by Grand Cereals Ltd., a Nigerian integrated foods company that produces and markets consumer food products

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Commercial motorists in Imo protest illegal taxation

The motorists are asked to pay N12,000 for the issuance of a new emblem.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Enugu governor offers N5mn to anyone with information on killers of psychiatric nurse

The governor also donates N10 million to the wife and children of another slain official.