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Prof. Benjamin Uzochukwu, National Chairman, Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria, has urged states and local governments to extend health insurance to all citizenry to ensure Universal Health Coverage. Uzochukwu made the call in Enugu on Sunday at an Award Ceremony organised by ...
There was anxiety in Enugu State over the bombing of the President General of apex Igbo cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, ... Reacting to the incident, the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu described the incident as shocking and very unfortunate.

According to a statement from the police spokesperson, Ebere Amarizu, the woman was promptly rushed to the Good Shephered Hospital Uwani in Enugu where she is said to be responding to treatment. The release however indicates that operatives of the Enugu state police command have commenced a ...
The Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration in Enugu State, in line with its rural development agenda, has awarded contract for erosion control measures on Umuabi- Obinagu road in Udi Local Government Area of the state. Briefing newsmen after the meeting of the State Executive Council (EXCO), the ...
Media Adviser to the President General, Chief Emeka Attamah, who confirmed the attack said that the Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Danmallam Mohammed, accompanied by the Area Commander for Nsukka Police Command and the Divisional Police Officer for Igbo Etiti LGA, were there to inspect ...
The report by this economic intelligence magazine further indicates that the IGR of Lagos State of N333 billionn is higher than that of 30 States put ... The states with impressive over 30 per cent IGR apart from Lagos are Ogun, Rivers, Edo, Kwara, Enugu and Kano states who generated N607 billion in total, ...

At a joint briefing at the Government House, Enugu, shortly after the State Executive Council meeting, the state Chairmen of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Igbokwe Chukwuma Igbokwe and Virginus Nwobodo, respectively, said the council also approved the ...
Anambra State, and indeed all South-East States, have been urged to emulate Anambra State whose House of Assembly is considering a bill to regulate ... Ifeanyi-Aneke said the importance of having such a law in Enugu is necessitated by a recent report by the Environmental Rights Action and Nigeria ...
ENUGU—NIGERIAN workers and pensioners have urged both federal and state governments, as well as private employers to facilitate the payment of a ... who spoke on behalf of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, South-East, said that the new minimum wage review and implementation had been overdue.
The Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration in Enugu State in keeping with its commitment to the welfare of the civil servants and retirees in the state has ... Briefing newsmen at the Government House, Enugu shortly after the meeting, the State Chairmen of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria ...
Enugu – Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Gburugburu Continuity Network (GCN) has warned politicians in Enugu State to avoid engaging in ... urged politicians in Nsukka and Enugu at large should campaign on their programmes, visions and missions rather than attempting to deprive any Nigerian of ...
“He joined us on Wednesday from Akwa United.” Pyagbara has previously had spells at Sharks before his move to Akwa United. He was a member of the 2014 CHAN Eagles, who finished third in South Africa. Scorenigeria.com.ng further understands Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has released ...
The governor disclosed that the government was in Oji River Urban Market and other 53 registered markets “in continuation of this historic journey to empower traders in Enugu State through a monthly open lottery draw to be held in selected markets across the State”. He added that the exercise took place ...
The Enugu State Government, on Friday, distributed relief materials to more than 250 households that were affected by rainstorm in Agbawka, Nkanu East Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Monday rainstorm, which displaced most residents of the area, destroyed ...
The governor had in the wake of the natural disaster on Monday night, which also wreaked havoc at Ugbawka, Nkanu East Local Government Area, sympathized with the affected persons and directed the Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to commence immediate response by ...
The 17 chairmanship candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2017 council election in Enugu State have endorsed the State chairman of the party, Dr. Ben Nwoye, for a 2nd term in office. The party chieftains also presented Nwoye with a cash of 100,000 to enable him purchase the ...
Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has directed the immediate resettlement of victims of rainstorm that destroyed property worth millions of Naira in some parts of the state on Monday. The Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mrs Nkechi Eneh, made this known in a ...

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), on Tuesday, said it was currently supporting 25 states in Nigeria plan for their education sectors to tackle ... Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State said the state was enthusiastic and its interest stimulated by the evidence-based planning that Unicef hampered on.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has paid an on-the-spot assessment visit to scenes of the rainstorm that led to the destruction of about 100 homes, schools, a poultry farm and other public amenities at Agbogugu, Awgu Local Government Area of the state. Gov. Ugwuanyi while at the disaster ...
From one performer to another, echoes of 'lazy' Nigerian youth tag rang out and Buhari became the butt of the many poetic lashes for his gaffe. ... Osunwoke, who studied Business Management at University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, advised his fellow youth to be faithful in the things they were doing ...
NNEWI—Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Onitsha, Eastern Gateway, has expressed worry over the state of the Nigerian nation, saying that ... is flowing in the Sambisa forest, in Agatu land in Benue, Taraba, in the Northeast, in Southern Kaduna, in Oyo, Edo, Imo and Enugu States, Nigeria is bleeding ...
They are bothered by the daily killings in Zamfara and fear that soon, these killers may move South as the herdsmen have done severally, killing, maiming and confiscating farmlands in places in Enugu, Anambra , Abia, Delta, Edo, Ondo and Ekiti States. They cited the frustrations of the Governor of Edo ...
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu that the exercise would begin on Wednesday at ... NAN reports that those unexploded ordinances (bombs) are Nigerian civil war bombs usually recovered during farming, building and road ...
Enugu – Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a socio-political group in Enugu State, the Gburugburu Continuity Network (GCN) has warned ... and Enugu at large should campaign on their own programmes, visions and missions rather than attempting to deprive any Nigerian of his democratic right.
3:07 amAPC NATIONAL CHAIR: Nigerian Professionals root for Emokpaire. 3:02 amEnugu community donates 68.3 hectares of land to private varsity. 2:31 amConstituents move to recall Enugu Rep. 2:22 amHow Nigeria can improve contract performance — Experts. 2:15 amNaira up to N360/$ as CBN ...
He called on all Nigerians to move emphatically and form a coalition to vote President Buhari out of power in 2019 in order to arrest the ugly situation in ... Nnamani further assured that they would work as a team to ensure the success of PPN in Enugu State and Nigeria in particular during the forthcoming ...
Enugu — There was jubilation among Big Brother Naija reality show viewers in Enugu as Miracle won the grand prize. Even though some viewers had sympathy for Alex as Enugu state born, nevertheless there were jubilations as Miracle was announced the winner of Big Brother Naija. Jennifer Elochukwu ...
Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his innovative ideas of giving N10 million development grant to each community in the state for development purposes. The Chairman of the council, Igwe Lawrence Agubuzu, made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Sunday.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Monday, promised that corps members posted to the state government's institutions will soon enjoy an ... adding that its objective was also “to bring together young Nigerians of varying cultural and socio-ethnic backgrounds to promote the integrity of our nation ...
ENUGU- There was jubilation among Big Brother Naija reality show viewers in Enugu as Miracle won the grand prize. ... Even though some viewers had sympathy for Alex as Enugu state born, nevertheless there were jubilations as Miracle was announced the winner of Big Brother Naija. Jennifer ...
An Enugu based socio-political group, Gburugburu Continuity Network has expressed concern over actions of some politicians capable of breaching existing peace in the state. The group also called on politicians irrespective of political affiliations to put the interest of residents of the state first with a view to ...
Briefing newsmen after a presentation made to the State Executive Council by an Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Dr. Pamela Eze-Uzomaka, the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Hon. Rita Mbah disclosed that the Lejja Iron smelting site was ...
Mr Chukwudi Ezinwa, the Chairman of Ezeagu Local Government in Enugu State, says his priority is to provide electricity to all households in the council ... According to him, he has made contact with the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) and other rural electrification agencies and partners on ...
... of Katsina State, was a Fulani man. He was a good man and did two remarkable things while in office. “The first was the rule of law. The second was that he went to the Niger Delta region and told the militants to stop fighting and also granted them amnesty because Nigeria is 90 per cent dependent on oil.
“Mr. Speaker, the ship of the state called Nigeria is heading towards the rock and if we, elected lawmakers as crusaders of democracy refuse to fight for our dear country, then I'm afraid darker days may just be ahead of us.” Making her own contribution, Hon. Lydia Nkechi-Omeje Ogbu representing Nsukka ...
All the 19 Northern state governments and the Federal Capital Territory have benefitted from the charity organisation while southern states beneficiaries include Abia, Anambra, Bayelsa, Delta, Osun, Oyo, Lagos, Enugu and Abia states. The beneficiary hospitals are the Ahmadu Bello University, Enugu ...
Enugu State Government on Monday disbursed N855 million to 171 autonomous communities in the state as part of its one community, one project initiative. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state government had during the launch of the project on Feb. 28 disbursed an initial N590 million ...
Enugu – Greg Nnaji, Enugu State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure Development, says the state is ranked among the few states in the country that promptly pay contractors handling different development projects in their respective domains. The commissioner lauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of ...
There is a growing disenchantment in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State ahead of the 2019 general elections. The party, which has held sway since 1999 in the state is on the brink of a major political crisis, following the desire of two-term members of the National Assembly from the state to ...
He also extoled the peaceful dispositions and leadership qualities of the Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, noting that he had brought permanent peace to the State. He said that whereas the year preceding general elections in Enugu State had always been characterised by political ...
The “one community, one project” initiative of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration paid off on Friday in Ibagwa Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area, Enugu State, as the governor inaugurated projects executed by the community with the first tranche of N5 million disbursed by the state ...
He sought the intervention of the Upper Chamber in the matter to stem brewing crisis among the three states laying claim to the oil wells. Utazi said, “President and distinguished colleagues, the oil producing status on Anambra state has since been withdrawn. “This is already brewing violence among ...
Workers and pensioners in Enugu State under the auspices of the Organized Labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union ... the wages for teachers and pensioners, in spite of the nation's economic downturn, which made it impossible for many states to pay workers' salaries.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has ordered the payment of all debts including salary arrears, allowances and entitlements owed workers in the state. Ugwuanyi gave the directive in Enugu yesterday during a rally organised by the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the ...
“Preach it to the other south-east states that the shortest way to Igbo presidency is to support Buhari in 2019,” Mustapha told the visiting delegation. ... Bridge; he is working on the Otuocha-Ibaji-Abuja road, he is working on the Abakaliki-Onueke road, he is working on the Oji-Achi-Naku road in Enugu state, ...
Udedi said the Federal Government's verdict that other states should borrow a leaf from Gov. Ugwuanyi in the implementation and actualisation of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, skill acquisition programme for the youth, is a clear proof that Enugu State is playing a lead role in youth ...
Eight persons were killed yesterday in a multiple road accident that occurred at Oji River, Enugu State. An eight-month old baby was among the dead, while several others sustained various degrees of injuries. The Guardian leant that the accident involved three vehicles, an articulated truck and two fully ...
The Enugu State Police Command said that it had arrested a suspected armed robber, who specialised in snatching tricycle, popularly known as “Keke Napep'' within Enugu metropolis. The command's spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, via a statement issued on Thursday in Enugu, said the suspect was ...
Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has ordered the payment of all debts including salary arrears, allowances and entitlements owed workers in the state. Ugwuanyi gave the directive in Enugu on Thursday during a rally organised by the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade ...
No fewer than 20 girls were reportedly sexually attacked by hoodlums during the recent "free" music concert featuring popular Afro pop star, Chinedu Okoli, aka Flavour, at the Michael Okpara Square in Enugu. More troubling was that the gang rape took place despite the presence of the state governor, ...


 

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