• Ebonyi governor bans sale of foreign rice in markets and shops across the state

    Ebonyi governor bans sale of foreign rice in markets and shops across the state

    Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has ordered the confiscation of foreign Rice in different markets, shops and other selling points of the products across the state.

    Governor Umahi had recently made the pronounced banning the sell of foreign rice in the State, claiming health dangers associated with Foreign rice as basis for his decision.

    The state governor who made the disclosure in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital while performing the ground breaking ceremony of ultra modern Kpirikpiri market urged residents of […]

  • Ebonyi varsity VC, other principal officers sacked

    Ebonyi varsity VC, other principal officers sacked

    Following the amendment of the Ebonyi State University (EBSU) Law 005 of 2016, which has been assented to by Governor David Umahi, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, in Abakaliki, Prof Francis Idike, and other principal officers of the institution have been ordered to immediately vacate their offices.

    Giving the order yesterday in Abakaliki after assenting to the amended law, Umahi said having exhausted their eight-year tenure as stipulated in the amendment, the officers should bow out with immediate effect (with effect […]

  • Ebonyi bans sale of foreign rice in markets

    Ebonyi bans sale of foreign rice in markets

    According to reports, the Ebonyi Government is to enforce its ban on the sale of foreign rice in markets and other outlets in the state.

    Governor David Umahi made the disclosure when participants of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Senior Course 39, Jaji, visited him in Abakaliki on Monday.

    The governor said the order would soon be enforced to ensure that the residents patronised home-grown Ebonyi Rice.

    He said, “I will personally lead a task-force, consisting of the State Executive Council […]

  • See the Miracle Performed by a Pastor in Ebonyi That Has Got People Talking (Photos)

    See the Miracle Performed by a Pastor in Ebonyi That Has Got People Talking (Photos)

    “This is rare”… A heated debate has been sparked online following report that Bishop Dr Sam Zuga allegedly turned cold water into hot water after prayers in Onica local government of Ebonyi state.

    A pastor, Bishop Dr. Sam Zuga has performed a wonder miracle in Ebonyi State as he left many perplexed after he reportedly turned cold water into hot water in Onica local government area of the state.

    It was gathered that the Igwe of the community […]

  • Police Banned Use Of Vehicles Without Plate Numbers, Tinted Glasses In Ebonyi

    Police Banned Use Of Vehicles Without Plate Numbers, Tinted Glasses In Ebonyi

    Ebonyi State Police command has warned that no vehicle should ply the roads in the state without plate numbers and also reiterated that the ban on the use of tinted glasses in cars without permit is still in force.

    The State Commissioner of Police, CP, Peace Ibekwe Abdallah, gave the warning during the media summit of the Correspondents’ chapel of the Ebonyi State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Abakaliki, as part of strategies in ensuring a crime-free Yuletide.

    In […]

  • Ebonyi Governor Umahi in trouble over N400m poll slush cash

    Ebonyi Governor Umahi in trouble over N400m poll slush cash

    According to reports, the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, is in trouble with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    The commission said last night it had discovered that Umahi collected the sum of N400 million allocated to the PDP in the state to compromise last year’s Presidential poll but he diverted the cash to two of his companies and used it to build two hotels in Port Harcourt and Abakiiki.

    The commission has already arrested and questioned many suspects, including bank […]

  • Ebonyi married priest speaks out

    Ebonyi married priest speaks out

    According to reports, the Catholic Priest of Abakaliki Diocese, Christopher Okorie, who recently renounced his priestly vow and married former Miss Onyekachi Obasi, has denied being suspended by the church. He said he left on his own.

    Former Revd Fr. Okorie who now prefers to be addressed as Dr. Onyekachi Okorie, in his timeline on Facebook denied that he was suspended by the church for various actions which included his disrespect to the oath of chastity, celibacy, obedience and poverty.

    He said […]

  • Suspended Catholic priest weds in Ebonyi

    Suspended Catholic priest weds in Ebonyi

    Suspended Catholic Priest of Abakaliki Diocese in Ebonyi State, Christopher Okorie, has tied the knot with his heartthrob in the state capital.

    The ceremony took place as  Catholic faithful  world over are still in the euphoria of the solemnity of the All Saints Day, commemorating the Feast of All Hallows.

    It was gathered that  Okorie, yesterday, took former Miss Ogonna Obasi to the Ebonyi State High Court marriage registry for official ceremony that declared them legally married.

    After fulfilling all marriage rites according […]

  • Governor Umahi recalls suspended Ebonyi varsity lecturers

    Governor Umahi recalls suspended Ebonyi varsity lecturers

    It was gathered that the Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, has recalled two suspended members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ebonyi state chapter.

    It came as the union called off its strike, embarked upon on Monday.

    The suspension of the strike and lifting of the suspension followed the intervention of ASUU South East regional leadership which brokered peace between the government and the union.

    Idenyi Ndubuisi, who is the chairman of the Union and his predecessor, Emeka Nwakpa, had on Monday […]

  • APC confirms Eze as Acting Chairman in Ebonyi

    APC confirms Eze as Acting Chairman in Ebonyi

    It was gathered that the All Progressives Congress has confirmed Nwachukwu Eze as the Acting Chairman of the party in Ebonyi State.

    The News Agency reports that a High Court sitting in Abakaliki on September 28 struck out the case brought before it by a factional Chairman of the party, Ben Nwaboashi.

    Nwaobashi had challenged his removal from office by the Eze-led faction and the court presided over by Justice John Igboji struck out the case for lack of merit, saying that […]

  • Ebonyi varsity lecturer, principals disciplined over sex abuse, misconduct

    Ebonyi varsity lecturer, principals disciplined over sex abuse, misconduct

    A senior lecturer with Ebonyi State University was suspended over alleged involvement in sexual harassment of students.

    The Commissioner for Education Professor John Eke, addressing journalists, also disclosed that four principals of secondary schools were demoted for various misconducts ranging from absenteeism and other acts inconsistent with their mandate.

    Eke said the Ministry was investigating the sex scandal rocking schools across the state, adding that one lecturer in the Ebonyi State University had been placed on indefinite suspension pending the outcome of […]