Gunmen kill 54 persons in 5 states

FIFTY four Nigerians were reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen and gunmen in different attacks carried out in Ebonyi, Benue, Enugu, Nasarawa and Oyo states, but police denied reported killings in Ebonyi state. The suspected herdsmen, yesterday, attacked Odoke, Ndiobasi and Obakotara communities in Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state where no fewer than 30 […]

IPOB: Stay at home, forfeit your shops, Umahi threatens Ebonyi traders

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, on Saturday evening, threatened to seize any shop locked by its owner as a result of the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra. This is as Umahi urged residents of the state to ignore the sit-at-home order by the proscribed group and go about their lawful businesses. […]

Umahi Left PDP Long Ago – Fayose

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi left the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress long before his recent public exit. Fayose, in a tweet on Wednesday, said the defection had nothing to do with the interest of the Igbos. Umahi recently defected to the APC, […]

Umahi Defected To Be President – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has faulted the reasons given by Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, for defecting to the All Progressives Congress. He alleged that Umahi was nursing presidential ambitions, and left the Peoples Democratic Party to pursue them. Umahi, at a media briefing on Tuesday, announced his decision to leave the PDP for […]

One Missing, Eight Injured In Ebonyi Boundary Dispute

One person has been declared missing, and eight others have sustained injuries as a result of a land dispute between the people of Ezeke and Amata-Akpoha communities in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The Chairman of the local government council, Oby Oko-Enyim, disclosed this during a peace and security meeting with […]

Buhari Mourns Ebonyi Accident Victims

President Muhammedu Buhari, today mourned victims of the motor accident on Akaeze-Ukwu River in Ebonyi State that claimed many lives on Friday night. He expressed condolences in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled “President Buhari sympathises with Ebonyi State following Akaeze-Ukwu River tragedy”. According to the statement, […]