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Effium massacre: Ebonyi indigenes demand urgent deployment of military personnel

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately deploy military personnel to Effium community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi state where over 40 persons have been killed.

Effium mayhem: Gov. Umahi, Ohaukwu council boss must be probed – AESID

Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, has called on the security agencies to probe Governor David Umahi and the chairman of the Ohaukwu Local Government Area, Clement Odah, over an alleged communal clash between the Effium and Effium indigenes of Ezza extraction, leading to the death of over 40 people.

Christmas: Ebonyi indigenes lambast Umahi for donating 300 bags of rice to Abuja rich man

A governance and accountability group, Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora, AESID, has criticised Governor David Umahi for allegedly donating no fewer than 300 25kg bags of branded rice to a serving Federal Director as Christmas largess.

COVID-19: Umahi orders compulsory use of face mask in Ebonyi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has ordered the compulsory use of face mask in the state as part of the efforts to checkmate the second wave of Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

Umahi: AESID condemns killing of Ebonyi PDP member, fiancé over alleged refusal to join APC

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, has condemned the recent killing of a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, member, Shedrack Nwode, and his fiancé over his alleged refusal to join the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state.

I have no regrets leaving PDP – Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Tuesday said he had no regrets defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, saying that the PDP had failed the people of the Southeast.

Yellow fever outbreak kills 16 people in Ebonyi

Following an outbreak of yellow fever virus in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State, at least 16 persons have reportedly died.

NCC to introduce Internet Code to track down cybercriminals, fraudsters

Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, on Thursday said it was stepping up its fight against cybercrimes and internet fraudsters in the country.

APC calls for cancellation of presidential elections in Ebonyi

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi has rejected the outcome of the Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Gov. Umahi presents N188.4bn budget for 2019

The governor had earlier assented to the state Health Insurance Scheme bill.

6 Nigerians to die by hanging over armed robbery, murder

High courts sitting in Abakaliki have convicted six able-bodied men to death by hanging for armed robbery and murder respectively. One of them Mr Micheal...

Bus driver ‘abducts’ FRSC official, causes road crash in Ebonyi

An alleged attempt by a commercial bus driver in Abakaliki to abduct a Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC official has led to a road...

PDP sweeps Ebonyi council polls

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won the chairmanship seats of the 13 Local Government Areas of Ebonyi in the Saturday local council polls. The...

Former governor Elechi defects to APC

The immediate past governor of Ebonyi, Chief Martin Elechi, has defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Elechi, a...

Justice Ngwuta paid me N313m to build houses for him, contractor tells court

A witness, Nwamba Chukwuebuka, has told an Abuja Federal High Court how embattled Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta, paid him N313m for the construction...

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