Posts Tagged ‘Ebonyi’

Ebonyi: PDP Holds Council Primaries

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 1, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ebonyi State Chapter on Friday held its local council primaries across the 171 wards in the State to elect its candidates for the Local Government elections scheduled for August 29, 2020. State Chairman of the Party, Barrister Onyekachi Nwebonyi, during a press briefing assured “ that the exercise would be […]

Court remands three for allegedly raping teenager in Ebonyi

by Seun Adeuyion February 26, 2020
THREE teenagers; Onyekaba Chinedu, 19; Akpa Ifeanyichukwu, 18; and Chidera Okelekwe, 18, were on Tuesday remanded in prison for their alleged involvement in armed robbery and rape. Southern City News gathered that the 14-year-old victim was resting at home after returning from school when the armed suspects allegedly barged into their house, robbed her of N2,600 […]

Edo 2020: ‘Power belongs to God, no man can unseat Obaseki’, says Umahi

by Seun Adeuyion January 25, 2020
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, yesterday declared that no one can unseat his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, ahead of the governorship election expected to hold later this year. Umahi, who described himself as man of God who also prophesies, said Obaseki’s could not be removed by any man due to his good works. […]

Ebonyi: Nursing mother killed, burnt to ashes on way to church

by Seun Adeuyion January 20, 2020
The dead body of a 35-year-old nursing mother, Mrs. Idenyi Ebere Ukamaka, was at the weekend discovered in a drainage behind Enugu North Mass transit park along Afikpo road Abakaliki, the capital city of Ebonyi State. The deceased, popularly known as Mama Ebuka and nursing an 11 days old baby, was said to have been […]

Unease in Ebonyi Community as herdsmen threatens attack, demand ‘taxes’ from villagers

by Breaking Timeson July 29, 2018
 Residents of Ufuezeraku village in Ugwulangwu community in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State are currently living each minute of their lives in fears of possible attack by Fulani herdsmen who have seized a large potion of their farmlands and demanded ‘taxes’ from villagers. A resident of the community who spoke to journalists […]
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Dave Umahi Bans Herdsmen From Ebonyi Community

by Breaking Timeson March 14, 2018
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state yesterday barred Fulani herdsmen from entering Enyanwu Igwe village, Igbeagu community in Izzi local government area of the state where the last incident of Herdsmen/farmers clash took place pending the conclusion of investigation into the incident by the state government. The Governor stated this during an enlarged security meeting […]