Two children, Ukamaka Ikema and Chimuanya Nwarie, who are teenage hawkers in Abakaliki ran into luck on Tuesday when they ran into Governor David Umahi doled out N1m to them.
The governor was on an inspection tour of the Akanu Ibiam roundabout flyover along the Transhara Expressway in the city.
Ukamaka, aged 10 is a primary three pupil of Ezikwo Primary School while Chimuanya, who is 12, is a JS I student of Evangel Nursery, Primary and Secondary School in the state […]
19 people are feared to have died following multiple accidents involving commercial vehicles on Wednesday on the Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway
The accidents occurred almost concurrently along the major highway on Ezilo axis of Ishielu council area and 135 Ezzamgbo in Ohaukwu council area also claiming the lives of some of the drivers.
Though the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) could not confirm the number of casualties, one of the survivors, who identified himself simply as Ezekiel, told newsmen that the accidents occurred when the driver […]
A fire incidence has burnt a 2 year-old boy and property worth millions of naira at Ekuluobia Street Kpiripiri in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital.
According to reports reaching ADELOVE, the fire which started on Thursday at about 9:50 a.m. destroyed 15 rooms.
Items destroyed by the inferno included refrigerators, mattresses, sofa, electronics, documents, among others.
Mr Stanley Nze, a victim and caretaker of the house lamented the fire outbreak.
“There was an electricity spark and within seconds there was fire everywhere.
“Am the caretaker and […]
According to reports, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of a middle-aged man in an auto crash that occurred on Sunday in Abakaliki.
Mr Sunday Iyamah, Ebonyi FRSC Sector Commander, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abakaliki, that the accident occurred at Hill Top-Water Works junction.
He said that it involved an articulated vehicle and a motorcycle.
“The motorcyclist died, his passenger was injured while the driver of the articulated vehicle was unhurt.
“Preliminary investigation shows […]
According to reports, the Abakaliki Rice Mill Limited has finally agreed to relocate from its present site to a new mill as directed by the state government.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the relocation issue pitched the company against the immediate past Ebonyi State Government, which made it seek litigation at the National Industrial Court.
The company withdrew the matter from court and decided to engage in dialogue with the present administration.
The state government has also acquired the United Nations […]
A lucky child has escaped a tragic ending after residents rescued it from its mother who was said to be mad.
Several Abakaliki residents saved a child from harm recently when they snatched it from its mother.
The incident occurred on Sunday.
According to reports, residents rescued a baby of about nine months old from his suspected mad mother as she beat him repeatedly on request for food. The incident occurred on a roadside in Ugwuachara, an outskirts of Abakaliki.
The child’s uncontrollable cry […]
God manifested Himself on September 9th afternoon in Ebonyi State, where a young man of God prayed for a popular mad man on the street and God delivered him from the arrow of madness.
According to a report making rounds online which has already gone viral, a pastor preaching in the street reportedly healed a mad man in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on Friday, September 9.
After healing the mad man, the pastor also spotted shaving the head of the man […]
The Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) said on Sunday that six of its officers died in the last Thursday riot at Abakaliki prison facility, Ebonyi State.
A statement signed by Mr. Francis Enobore, the Prisons Public Relations Officer, on behalf of the Controller-General of Prisons, Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed, said 10 others, including both officers and inmates, sustained injuries.
The CGP attributed the recent jailbreaks in Kuje, Koton-Karfe and Nsukka prisons to the near abandonment of routine cell search practice.
The fracas which led to […]
Recent reports have it that a jail beak was foiled in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, several inmates are feared dead, and others sustained bullet injuries .
Unconfirmed sources said more than 14 persons were killed including one prison officers, and those injured and killed had been taken to the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, FETHA, for medical attention.
It was learnt that the trouble started when prisoners early morning of Thursday revolted against the poor treatment, especially inadequate feeding that has been persistence in […]
Fans of two of the world’s best football players, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been involved in a massive brawl that has led to severe injuries.
Three football fans were wounded in a free-for-all in a bar in Abakaliki on Saturday night over an argument about who is a better player between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
A correspondent who witnessed the melee reports that the incident occurred at the Kpirikpiri area of the town during the EURO 2016 second round […]