The High Court of Abia State has sentenced the traditional ruler of Ipupe community in Ubalaka, Umuahia South local council, Eze Bob Ubiaru, to two years in prison for embezzlement of funds.
Spokesperson for the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa said in a statement yesterday that the money was meant for the compensation of his community for the installation of public power infrastructure on their sacred land.
The traditional ruler was arraigned alongside the Secretary […]
According to reports, the paramount ruler of Ibeku Kingdom and the Ogwurube of Ibeku, Eze (Sir) Samuel I Onuoha, yesterday wept as he apologised to former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, over what he described as the ingratitude of their son and immediate past governor of the state, Chief Theodore Orji.
The monarch, flanked by his entire cabinet said at the residence of the traditional prime minister of Ibeku, Chef Uche Akwukwaegbu, where Dr Kalu was hosted that […]
Women from Yeghe, Rivers State protest harrassment and arrest of their paramount ruler by the Nigerian Army … photos
A group of women from Yeghe Community gathered Wednesday, May 25, to protest the harrassment and arrest of their paramount ruler, HRH Barinadaa Gbaranee by soldiers.
According to Thisday, soldiers from the 2 Brigade Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, stationed in Bori, on Monday arrested the monarch (pictured) after his house vandalized.
Yeghe Community, in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State has been a hot-bed of army operations since the army invaded the community in February in search […]