Posts Tagged ‘Ebonyi State’

Atiku Mourns Victims Of Lokoja Explosion, Ebonyi Road Accident

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 25, 2020
Former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar Thursday expressed condolences to the victims of two separate incidents— a tanker explosion in Lokoja, Kogi State, and a road accident in Akaeze-Ukwu, Ebonyi— both of which claimed several lives. “I am saddened by reports of a tanker explosion in Lokoja and the road […]

#Breaking: Ebonyi State Governor Tests Positive To #COVID19

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 4, 2020
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. It was revealed on Channels’ Sunrise Daily, that the Governor confirmed this in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday. Umahi stated that some of his close aides also carry the Coronavirus, after testing positive , the statement said. Governor […]

Gov Umahi set to pay new Minimum Wage from January 10

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Ebonyi Governor David Umahi on Friday directed that civil servants in the state be paid their January salary from January 10. The governor, in a statement, said new minimum wage table agreed upon between the Organised Labour in the state and his administration will be used in the payment. The directive is an improvement on […]

Shoot anyone who blocks my convoy– Governor Umahi tells his security details

by Chuks Azotanion October 8, 2019
Governor David Umahi has ordered his security details to shoot anyone who blocks his convoy which according to him is backed by the law.  The Ebonyi state Governor who hosted some guests at the State Executive Chambers in Abakaliki, recalled how some mourners blocked his convoy along Onicha Road in Onicha Local Government Area of the State […]

Political saboteurs disrupting efforts at ending Ebonyi, Benue boundary crisis ~ Official

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 5, 2019
The council chairman of Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi State, Clement Odah Friday alleged that the lingering boundary crisis between Ngbo community and Agila in Benue State, which resulted in the killings of over one hundred persons, was politically motivated. Speaking at his residence in Abakaliki, Odah claimed that the efforts being put in […]

Governor Umahi sacks media aide

by Chuks Azotanion September 25, 2019
Emmanuel Uzor, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) of Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi was sacked on Tuesday September 24, for issuing a statement without being authorized to do so.  Governor Dave Umahi said he and the Southeast governors were misrepresented in a statement Uzor issued on the controversial National Livestock Transformation Programme. The Ebonyi state Governor added that […]