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17 states in Nigeria not viable –Report ... The states with the poorest Internally Generated Revenue of less than 10 per cent in the South are Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Osun, Ekiti, AkwaIbom and Imo ... The report further indicates that the Lagos State IGR which is about N333 billionn is higher than that of 30 States.
Akpen Leva demanded that Buhari should resign for failing to protect lives and property of Nigerians. ... In Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, the Archbishop Metropolitan and Primate of all Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, called on government at all levels and the various security ...

Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, yesterday, advised Christians in the state to participate actively in politics, so that they would be involved in selecting their leaders. Umahi stated this in Abakaliki during the flag off of the construction of Christ Embassy Church Road.Represented by his Senior Special ...
Ebonyi state director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Emma Abah has linked incidents of thuggery as reasons why Nigerian public lost ... Abah who was represented by state NOA Assistant Director Mr. Theophilous Nwakpor, insisted that the menace of political thuggery in Nigeria has to be ...
Recently the magazine published the total allocations received by each state in Nigeria from the Federation Account Allocation (FAA) between January to December 2017. The latest report on IGR reveals that only Lagos and Ogun States generated more revenue than their allocations from the Federation ...
Three persons have been killed and others injured in Ebonyi State during a thunder storm which occurred after a heavy down pour in the state Friday night. The dead victims include: a seven months old pregnant woman in Nkporume Ndieze Community, Izzi Local Government Area of the state, Mrs.

Umahi made this known while addressing stakeholders of Ikwo and Izzi/ Abakaliki local government areas of the state at the exco-chambers, government house Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State. The governor noted that Ebonyi would go into war with Cross River State if the President Muhammadu Buhari ...
Meanwhile, a team of policemen from Ebonyi State police command came to the scene and brought down Igwe's corpse from the tree where it was dangling. It was gathered that the deceased left a wife and children behind. His daughter, one Uzoamaka who spoke to journalists in tears, said her father left ...
A forty-year-old man, Emmanuel Igwe, who resided in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, on Thursday allegedly, committed suicide. The body of the deceased ... According to the News Agency of Nigeria, after noticing the strange scene, passersby alerted the police to the development. The late Igwe was said to have ...
President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, and his Cross River State counterpart, Ben Ayade, to a meeting in May 2018, over the lingering boundary crisis between the two states that has resulted in the loss of lives and destruction of property worth millions of naira.
The yet to be identified okada rider, was accosted by Police officers of the Anti Kidnapping squad of Ebonyi State Police Command at Anan world junction by ... commitment and professional training for the country's security personnel to stop further killings of innocent Nigerians on the line of their duties.
A tempest has wrecked 72 communities in Ebonyi State, leaving residents pleading for assistance from wherever they can get it, reports OGOCHUKWU ANIOKE. When a rainstorm comes raging, only the lucky is spared. In Ebonyi State a midnight tempest swept through 72 communities, reducing homes to ...
The Senior Special Assistant to Governor David Umahi on Internal Security, Dr. Kenneth Ugbala, who visited the scene of the incident ordered the men and officers of Ebonyi State Fire Service to come and quench the burning tyres to forestall breakdown of law and order and destruction of property.
Umahi told State House correspondents after the NEC meeting at the Presidential Villa presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday, that the ... team visited five states Benue, Taraba, Plateau Adamawa and Zamfara, told newsmen that there were three main categories of herdsmen in Nigeria.
An unidentified police officer on Wednesday night shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist along water works road in Ebony State for allegedly refusing to give him N50 bribe. The yet to be identified okada rider, was accosted by police officers of the anti-kidnapping squad of Ebonyi State Police Command ...
An unidentified police officer on Wednesday night shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist along water works road in Ebony State for allegedly refusing to give him N50 bribe. The yet to be identified okada rider, was accosted by police officers of the anti-kidnapping squad of Ebonyi State Police Command ...
Bribe-seeking policeman kills motorcyclist in Ebonyi – Premium Times Nigeria ... An unidentified police officer on Wednesday night shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist along water works road in Ebony State for allegedly refusing to give ... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2Fhhpge

Bribe-seeking policeman kills motorcyclist in Ebonyi – Premium Times Nigeria ... An unidentified police officer on Wednesday night shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist along water works road in Ebony State for allegedly refusing to give ... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2Fhhpge
Weekly reports of new confirmed infections of Lassa fever have hit the lowest on record since the outbreak started, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says. In the last seven days only one case was reported in Edo state, involving a health worker in a private hospital. NCDC says it is the lowest weekly ...
Abakaliki — Ebonyi State government yesterday, said 60 per cent of hospital attendance in the state was caused by malaria and its negative effects on the people of the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Daniel Umezurike, who stated this in Abakaliki, while briefing newsmen on activities mapped out ...
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Monday said Saudi Arabia is taking the decision because of reports of Lassa fever outbreak in ... World Health Organisation (WHO), 1081 suspected cases and 90 deaths have been reported from 18 states (Anambra, Bauchi, Benue, Delta, Ebonyi, ...
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday called on the Corps members to be vanguards of national unity of the country. He also urged them to shun social vices such as corruption, ethnic bigotry, religious intolerance, violence and indiscipline in the course of their service to the nation.
The chairman of the South-East Governors' Forum and governor of Ebonyi State, chief David Umahi has revealed his commitment to negotiate with all political ... He said that time had gone when Ebonyi was being neglected in Nigeria. ... Time is gone when they use to say 35 states and one other state.
Ebonyi State Government yesterday said that it had put mechanism in place to empower 235 wives of various security officers including the Army, Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and others in the State. Commissioner for Economic Empowerment and Job Creation, Uchenna Orji stated this ...
Ebonyi State Government yesterday said that it had put mechanism in place to empower 235 wives of various security officers including the Army, Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and others in the State. Commissioner for Economic Empowerment and Job Creation, Uchenna Orji stated this ...
The resolution was sequel to a motion, titled: “The need to include Ebonyi State and other states' IDPs in the Federal Government grain distribution ... He noted that the government had sometime last year directed the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), to distribute seized perishable items to IDPs in the North ...
The resolution was sequel to a motion, titled: “The need to include Ebonyi State and other states' IDPs in the Federal Government grain distribution ... He noted that the government had sometime last year directed the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), to distribute seized perishable items to IDPs in the North ...
The occupants included seven 'suspected Fulani herdsmen' allegedly on their way to Taraba State, according to sources. Military uniforms were allegedly found in their luggage. Taraba, Benue, Nasarawa and Kaduna states, are the worst hit by the wave of killings by herders. The Ebonyi State Police ...
The Nigerian Police on Saturday seized firearms and several rounds of ammunition when they intercepted a Toyota Hummer bus along the ... The incident which happened at about 6:30pm before Onu-Ebonyi bridge Nwaezeyi, in Izzi local government of Ebonyi state, came after one month a herder ...
The picture of a lady, Kate Ogechukwu, a Second class Upper gradate of History and International Relations from Ebonyi state University who sells Charcoal for a living was shared… Sharing the photo on Twitter, the caption reads: “Meet Kate Ogechukwu, a Second Class Upper graduate of History and ...
It was a market, no effective deliberation can take place in such atmosphere, and we said look, we cannot remain like this if the state executive council represents the highest decision organ of government. It should be trimmed down to people who are members of exco who take responsibilities of the place ...
Lassa fever case management centres are operational in three states (Ebonyi, Edo, and Ondo States). ... and Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (NFELTP) residents were deployed initially to respond to the Ebonyi, Ondo, and Edo outbreaks, and more recently also to Abia state.
Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has declared Friday has a public holiday for workers to go get their Permanent Voters Card, The Cable reports. The Secretary to the State Government, Hygenius Nwokwu, made the announcement. He said the governor worried about the level of voters registration in the ...
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi state has declared Friday, April 20,work- free day to enable civil servants in the state register and collect their Permanent Voter Cards ( PVCs ) in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration ( CVR ). Mr Hygenius Nwokwu, Secretary to State Government, via a statement issued on ...
Between 2005 and 2018, the infection claimed over 40 health workers in Ebonyi according to the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). The illness was first discovered in Nigeria when two missionary nurses succumbed to the virus in 1969. Its name is derived from the village of Lassa in ...
Between 2005 and 2018, the infection claimed over 40 health workers in Ebonyi according to the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). The illness was first discovered in Nigeria when two missionary nurses succumbed to the virus in 1969. Its name is derived from the village of Lassa in ...
Chris Adolawam, an All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Ebonyi State, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not responsible for the marginalization of the South-East region. Adolawam said some governors of the region who were only interested in personal gains were ...
In his reaction, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Mr Sunday Okwuegbu, said that taxation was a tool for state development. “Ebonyi is one of the states in the south east zone with the least tax payment-structure as the notion of excessive taxation should be ...
BAKALIKI—THE All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Ebonyi State, Dr. Chris Adolawam yesterday stressed that the short-changing and marginalization of Ndigbo within the South East region was not the fault of President Muhammadu Buhari but that of some South East Governors ...
Scouts from top European clubs have arrived in Ebonyi State to scout for young players from a grassroots football tournament sponsored by Senator Obinna ... The Senate Committee Chairman on Sports, who described sports as a unifying factor in Nigeria and the world in general, said the tournament was ...
Victor Koreyo, a lecturer at the department of ceramics and glass technology, Akanu Ibiam federal polytechnic, Afikpo, Ebonyi state, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari to renounce his Nigerian citizenship. Koreyo said he arrived at the decision following what he described as eight years of ...
Mr. Victor Koreyo, a lecturer at the Department of Ceramics and Glass Technology, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Ebonyi State, has threatened to forsake Nigeria because of 'social injustice.' In a letter addressed to President Buhari which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, Koreyo said ...
The medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders says number of cases of Lassa fever detected is reducing but the country needs to remain vigilant. "Although the number of cases have reduced in the past few weeks, we still need to be vigilant to protect patients and health workers against ...
Enugu – Chris Adol-Awam, a governorship aspirant in Ebonyi State under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), at the weekend declared that ... Adol-Awam who was chairman of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) in Ebonyi State, said he kept hearing the voice of God that ...
According to the APC Chieftain, while in recession, government reduces taxes, but in Ebonyi State under Umahi, the reverse is the case. ... Adol-Awam who was chairman of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) in Ebonyi State, said he kept hearing the voice of God that time has come for ...
Ebonyi Federal Polytechnic Lecturer Threatens To Renounce Nigerian Citizenship ... In a Letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, which was made available to News Agency of Nigeria, Mr. Koreyo said he was demoted for a period of eight years by the management of the institution and urged the ...
The governor urged him to work with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and FADAMA in the state. Nwobo thanked the governor for the opportunity to serve as a member of the State Executive Council and pledged to justify the confidence reposed in him. Nwobo and his predecessor, ...
28 Corps members in Ebonyi state would repeat the one year compulsory service scheme National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has said. Also 17 others have their service extended between one to four months while 1, 936 passed out from the scheme in the State on Thursday. The State Coordinator of the ...
Umahi further announced a state wide committee on the voter registration exercise to be chaired by Deputy Governor Kelechi Igwe, Secretary to the state government, Dr. Nwokwu Nweze, Commissioner for Local Government Chief Samuel Okoronkwo, among others to facilitate the exercise.
28 Corps members in Ebonyi state would repeat the one year compulsory service scheme National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has said. Also 17 others have their service extended between one to four months while 1, 936 passed out from the scheme in the State on Thursday. The State Coordinator of the ...


 

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