GOVERNOR APPOINTS HIS 3 BROTHERS, 181 OTHERS AS AIDES

Umahi appoints ex-deputy speaker, brothers, 180 others as aides The Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi has approved the appointment of two former members of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, EBSHA, including ex-deputy speaker, Mrs Dorothy Obasi and one hundred and eighty (180) others as Senior Technical Assistants, STA. Also appointed are the former ALGON chairman of Ebonyi state, Barr. Igberi Nweme and three brothers of the governor, Maxwell Umahi , Edmond A. Umahi, Ogbonna Agwu Umahi as Executive Assistant and Senior technical Assistant, STA. Umahi also appointed…

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UNKNOWN GUNMEN KILL 10 IN EBONYI COMMUNITY

Ten persons have been killed in Ukwuagba in Mgbo Community in Ohaukwu local government area following an attack on the community by unknown gunmen. The attack was carried out on Saturday night. This is even as four persons traveling to Effium from Enugu state for burial have gone missing around the area. Chairman of the Council, Clement Odah stated this when he received the Deputy Governor of the state, Kelechi Igwe at the council headquarters. The Deputy Governor was in the council to hold a stakeholders meeting over the incident.…

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MIYETTI ALLAH PROPOSES DAVID UMAHI FOR 2023 PRESIDENCY

The leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on Thursday, June 20, proposed the governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi for the 2023 presidency, the Nation reports. MACBAN leadership during the South East Security Summit in Enugu said Umahi is the next president of Nigeria after Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure ends in 2023. Speaking at the summit, the national president of MACBAN, Muhammadu Kirowa said the governor as the chairman of the Southeast Governors’ Forum was able to ensure civility between herdsmen and their respective hosts in…

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MY 300MIL NAIRA BRIBE STORY, BY EBONYI RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER

Ebonyi State, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. Godswill Obioma, yesterday, opened up on the N300 million bribe he allegedly collected by the commission in the state under his watch to rig the election in the state. All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency in the 2019 General Elections, Comrade Chinedu Ogah had alleged that Prof. Obioma collected the amount and reduced votes of President Muhammadu Buhari and himself at the polls. Recall that an NGO had petitioned Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) in Abuja, over Ogah’s allegation…

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APC REACTS TO TRIBUNAL NULLIFYING OGAH’S PETITION AGAINST EBONYI GOVERNOR’S RE-ELECTION

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abia State, has berated the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, over its purported dismissal of the suit filed by the party’s gubernatorial candidate in the last election, Dr. Uche Ogah. The party decried the hastily dismissal of the petition by the tribunal members, pointing out that the tribunal did not do the needful by failing to hear the APC matters on merits. Hon. Donatus Nwankpa, the chairman of the APC in the state, who made the party’s position known at a press conference in…

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HERDSMEN ARE RAPING OUR WOMEN, DESECRATING OUR LAND- GOVERNOR UMAHI

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi has accused herdsmen, especially those domicile at Afikpo North, Onicha and Izzi local government Areas of the state of assaulting and harassing women sexually. Umahi made this known while addressing stakeholders of the state during a peace talk between herders and famers, at the Akanu-Ibiam International Conference Centre, Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State. He lamented that the herders were defiling the land of Ebonyi by allegedly forcing the women into sex. “There is a problem at Igboagu in Izzi LGA and Isu…

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EBONYI GOV. UMAHI REFUSES TO DISSOLVE HIS CABINET

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Tuesday held a valedictory State Executive Council session few hours to his inauguration for a second term. The governor, however, did not dissolve council. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that expectations were high that the governor would dissolve the council at the valedictory session after all the commissioners and other members made their farewell remarks during the session. Umahi after thanking them for their sacrifices and commitment during the past four years however, announced that the council was not yet dissolved.…

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CULT WARS EBONYI BOILS AGAIN WITH 2 KILLED AND 10 HOUSES BURNT

Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki A violent clash between two rival cult groups in Akpoha community, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has left two persons dead, one in a coma, and over 10 houses burnt. While one of the victims identified as Ikpor, 18, was said to be lying in a coma in an undisclosed hospital, another victim named Ukpai, aged 27, was killed. Also, the body of an unidentified victim was discovered by the villagers near a river in the community. The incident, our correspondent gathered, happened last…

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SEE WHAT HAPPENED TO 2 CHINESE ABDUCTED IN EBONYI

Two Chinese kidnapped on Wednesday in Ebonyi State have regained their freedom. The police spokesperson in the state, Loveth Odah, told journalists in Abakaliki on Sunday that they were rescued by the police unhurt. According to her, their abductors were forced to abandon them in a forest near the location where they were kidnapped, following pressure mounted on them by the police who were closing in on their location. “They were rescued on Saturday by 11 a.m. The pressure was so much on the kidnappers that they had to abandon…

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CHINESE CITIZENS KIDNAPPED IN EBONYI GOVERNOR’S HOMETOWN

BREAKING!!! Tension As Fulani Herdsmen Kidnap Two Chinese Citizens In Gov. Umahi’s Hometown By Wisdom Nwedene Suspected Fulani Herdsmen have allegedly kidnapped two Chinese nationals, Sun Zhixin and Wang Quing Hu, Igbere TV has learnt. Igbere TV gathered that the Chinese Nationals both male are working with Tongyi construction company in Ohaozara community, Ohaozara local government area of Ebonyi State, Governor David Nweze Umahi’s hometown. According to report, they were kidnapped at a construction site in the area where they were working on a bridge that links some communities in…

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