• TUC Commends Governor Ugwuanyi For Constantly Paying Salaries

    TUC Commends Governor Ugwuanyi For Constantly Paying Salaries

    According to reports, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has commended Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the prudent management of the state’s resources which had led to constant payment of workers’ salaries.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the TUC was reacting to a report of BudgIT, a data organisation, which listed Enugu among the only three states in the federation that were fulfilling obligations to their workers.

    Mr Chukwuma Igbokwe, the Chairman of Enugu State Chapter of TUC, told NAN on […]

  • Enugu Governor Ugwuanyi appoints new CJ after Umezulike’s sack

    Enugu Governor Ugwuanyi appoints new CJ after Umezulike’s sack

    Following the suspension of Justice Innocent Umezulike as the Chief Judge of Enugu state by the National Judicial Council and his compulsory retirement by the Enugu state government, a new Acting Chief Judge has been appointed by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

    She is Justice Ngozi Emehelu, a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state. Until her appointment, she was the most senior judge of the High Court of Enugu State.

    Speaking during the swearing in of the new Acting Chief […]

  • No more business for portfolio contractors in Enugu – Governor Ugwuanyi

    No more business for portfolio contractors in Enugu – Governor Ugwuanyi

    Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State says the era of engaging portfolio contractors who do shoddy jobs for the state government is over.

    Ugwuanyi, presenting school furniture to the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board on Tuesday, said only seasoned contractors would henceforth be engaged to work in the state.

    The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Cecelia Ezeilo, reiterated his appeal to contractors to deliver quality assured jobs in line with agreed specifications.

    He said that the state government would no […]

  • Governor Ugwuanyi appoints new Rector for IMT, inaugurates governing council

    Governor Ugwuanyi appoints new Rector for IMT, inaugurates governing council

    Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State appointed Professor‎ Augustine Uchechukwu Nweze, as the new rector of the state-owned Institute of Management and Technology (IMT).

    He also inaugurated the new Governing Council of the foremost polytechnic.

    Inaugurating the council at the Executive Council chambers, Government House, Enugu Governor Ugwuanyi said “the reconstitution of the Council was made pursuant to Section 5 (1) of the Institute of Management and Technology Law Cap 97, Revised Laws of Enugu State of Nigeria, 2004.”

    “It was also in response […]

  • I informed Police and Army before Fulani herdsmen attack – Governor Ugwuanyi

    I informed Police and Army before Fulani herdsmen attack – Governor Ugwuanyi

    Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Friday reviewed last Monday’s invasion of Ukpabi Nimbo Community in Uzouwani Local Government Area of the state by suspected Fulani herdsmen, where scores of people were killed and property worth millions of naira destroyed.

    Ugwuanyi disclosed that “only the security agencies can answer why” the attacks took place as they had given him assurances that the herdsmen attacks would be forestalled.

    Addressing major stakeholders in the state, including the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; members […]