• Protesting youths march to EFCC office in Enugu over probe of Patience Jonathan

    Protesting youths march to EFCC office in Enugu over probe of Patience Jonathan

    Hundreds of Igbo youths carrying placards and banners have taken to the streets of Enugu, protesting the on-going probe of former Nigeria First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan by anti-graft bodies.

    The youths see the probe, which had culminated into the freezing of her (Mrs. Jonathan) account‎, as a calculated plot to humiliate ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

    The protesters are currently heading to the Enugu office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    More to

  • Traditional ruler dies in auto crash in Enugu

    Traditional ruler dies in auto crash in Enugu

    Igwe Ezeugwu Ugwuoke of Agbamere clan in Eha-Alumona in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State died in auto crash on Tuesday.

    The Police Public Relations Officer in Enugu State, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed this in a statement released in Enugu on Tuesday.

    Amaraizu said the fatal accident happened on Tuesday at about 2.55pm.

    It involved a water tanker with registration number XA 405 ENU and one of the official cars of the traditional rulers.

    Amaraizu said: “There was a head on collision between his […]

  • One dead, 11 unconscious in Enugu accident

    One dead, 11 unconscious in Enugu accident

    It was gathered that the Police in Enugu on Thursday said one person died and 11 others lost unconsciousness in an accident that occurred along the Ezeagu community axis of Onitsha-Enugu Expressway.

    The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu that the accident happened at about 9 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Amaraizu said that the police had yet to identify and contact the relations or friends of the victims.

    He appealed […]

  • Enugu police command gets new commissioner

    Enugu police command gets new commissioner

    A new Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr. Douglas Agbonleni, has resumed duty, three weeks after the retirement of his predecessor, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu.

    The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday.

    “The Enugu State Police Command wishes to inform members of the public particularly good people of Enugu State that the command now has a new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Douglas Agbonleni.

    “Before now, Agbonleni, was the commissioner of […]

  • Man, 41, hacks wife to death, commits suicide in Enugu

    Man, 41, hacks wife to death, commits suicide in Enugu

    A 41-year-old man, Francis Uzo, has committed suicide after allegedly hacking his wife, Ozoemena, to death over unresolved issues in Enugu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.

    The Police spokesperson, DSP Ebere Amaraizu said in Enugu on Wednesday that the tragic incident occurred on November 15 in their residence at Nchantancha-Nike of the state.

    Amaraizu said that on the day of the incident, Okonkwo allegedly pounced on his wife, over a yet-to-be established issue and inflicted several machete cuts on her.

    He […]

  • Obiano Promises To Resolve Anambra- Enugu Boundary Disputes

    Obiano Promises To Resolve Anambra- Enugu Boundary Disputes

    Governor Willie Obiano has assured indigenes that he would resolve the boundary disputes that currently exist between Anambra and Enugu states.

    In a meeting at the governor’s lodge, Amawbia, a delegation from Enugu state led by the Deputy Governor, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo and representatives from the National Boundary Commission Office, Abuja, rubbed minds with Governor Obiano, on how to permanently resolve the boundary issues.

    Anambra and Enugu states in the southeast of Nigeria, are rich in natural resources, which has been a […]

  • Check out photos of Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo and his sisters at Enugu High Court

    Check out photos of Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo and his sisters at Enugu High Court

    Nollywood actor and lawyer, Kenneth Okonkwo shared photos of himself and siblings at the Enugu High Court.

     

    He wrote: “It tastes pretty good for lawyers from the same womb to appear on the same side of a case. Glad to be with Anita and Princess my siblings at an Enugu High Court. To God be the

  • Police officer, ex-government official sponsored my kidnap business in Enugu – Suspect confesses

    Police officer, ex-government official sponsored my kidnap business in Enugu – Suspect confesses

    A notorious kidnap kingpin, Odinaka Uja, who was arrested in Enugu State, has revealed that a police officer and an ex-government official in the state were the brain behind his successful kidnap business, as they sponsored him.

    His arrest came after the abduction of a 75-year-old man, Pa Fidelis Ojobo, at Umuogbo Ulo in Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state.

    Uja, who confessed to abducting Ojobo, said he and his accomplices had demanded N50 million as ransom and were on […]

  • My people were neglected for eight years in Enugu, says Ekweremadu

    My people were neglected for eight years in Enugu, says Ekweremadu

    It was gathered that the Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, said former Governor Sullivan Chime’s administration in Enugu state, neglected the people of Aninri Local Government Area for eight years.

    Speaking on Saturday in Aninri during the flag-off of nine rural projects funded by the state government, Ekweremadu said that the Chime’s tenure was the darkest in the lives of Aninri people.

    He said that during the period, the state government had no presence in the entire council, adding […]

  • Woman, 72, cries out over son’s death in police custody in Enugu

    Woman, 72, cries out over son’s death in police custody in Enugu

    A 72-year-old woman, Mrs. Chinyere Mba, has cried out over the alleged extra-judicial killing of her son, Chijioke, by the police in Enugu.

    Chijioke, 26, of Amodu Awkunanaw, Nkanu-West Local Government Area of Enugu State, was arrested on April 3, 2016, by the police in the Agbani area of the state.

    Chijioke was reportedly taken into custody after one Ebuka, who was earlier apprehended by the police for being in possession of a cloth with secret cult insignia, mentioned his name as […]