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32 detained pro-Biafra agitators must be produced - Court tells Enugu attorney general, prison

Produce 32 detained pro-Biafra agitators - Court orders Enugu attorney general, prison

Produce 32 detained pro-Biafra agitators - Court orders Enugu attorney general, prison
Igbo women protest killings in some parts of Nigeria by herdsmen

Igbo women protest killings in some parts of Nigeria by herdsmen

A coalition of 40 female civil society groups under the aegis of Women Situation Room in the southeast region of Nigeria has protested the rampant killings across the country which they said affect women and children.

Igbo women protest killings in some parts of Nigeria by herdsmen
2019 presidential election is being endangered by insecurity - CAN sends strong message to FG

2019 presidential election is being endangered by insecurity - CAN sends strong message to FG

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that the 2019 presidential election is in danger and can be hindered if nothing is done about the terrible state of insecurity in the country by the federal government.

2019 presidential election is being endangered by insecurity - CAN sends strong message to FG
Uncollected PVCs now 200,000 in Enugu as INEC expresses worry ahead of 2019

Uncollected PVCs now 200,000 in Enugu as INEC expresses worry ahead of 2019

Ahead of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, there are more than 200,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) awaiting collection in Enugu, according to the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Emeka Ononamadu.

Uncollected PVCs now 200,000 in Enugu as INEC expresses worry ahead of 2019
Inyamurai sun biya makiyaya N600,000 bayan sun kashe musu shanu da dama

Inyamurai sun biya makiyaya N600,000 bayan sun kashe musu shanu da dama

“Makiyayan sun shigo kauyenmu ne, inda suka kama ma wasu matasa akan zargin wai sun kashe musu dabbobi, inda suka yanke mana naira miliyan biyu a matsayin kudin fansa, zuwa yanzu dai mun basu naira dubu dari shida.” Inji shi.

Inyamurai sun biya makiyaya N600,000 bayan sun kashe musu shanu da dama
Trouble as Nigerian prison officer is nabbed for alleged armed robbery

Trouble as Nigerian prison officer is nabbed for alleged armed robbery

Collins Ugwu, a deputy superintendent in the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has been arrested by men of the Enugu command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on suspicion of armed robbery. He worked at the Abuja until his arrest.

Trouble as Nigerian prison officer is nabbed for alleged armed robbery
Police arrest 10 JSS students, aged 14 and 15 for defiling and initiating 30 teenagers into cultism in Enugu

Police arrest 10 JSS students, aged 14 and 15 for defiling and initiating 30 teenagers into cultism in Enugu

The anti-cultism squad of the Enugu State Police Command have announced the arrest of not fewer than 10 Junior Secondary School (JSS) students for belonging to cult groups in the southeastern state and initiating others.

Police arrest 10 JSS students, aged 14 and 15 for defiling and initiating 30 teenagers into cultism in Enugu
Police arrest 2 suspects for allegedly detonating explosive device at former minister’s residence

Police arrest 2 suspects for allegedly detonating explosive device at former minister’s residence

Enugu state police command on Thursday, June 28, said it arrested two principal suspects involved in the explosion in Ukehe residence of Chief Nnia Nwodo, former minister of information and president-general, Ohaneze Ndigbo.

Police arrest 2 suspects for allegedly detonating explosive device at former minister’s residence
Hope for farmers as foreign, local firms announce multi-million dollar cassava project in Enugu

Hope for farmers as foreign, local firms announce multi-million dollar cassava project in Enugu

A multi-million dollar direct investment in cultivation of cassava in Enugu has been announced by a Nigerian company and its foreign partner. The firms have a target to cultivate 11,000 hectares of cassava farms in 22 locations.

Hope for farmers as foreign, local firms announce multi-million dollar cassava project in Enugu
Longest-serving chief judge in southeastern Nigeria Umezulike dies in London

Longest-serving chief judge in southeastern Nigeria Umezulike dies in London

Former chief judge of Enugu state and Professor of Land and Property Law Justice, Professor Innocent Azubike Umezulike has passed away in a London hospital. He was the longest-serving chief judge in southeastern Nigeria.

Longest-serving chief judge in southeastern Nigeria Umezulike dies in London
2018 Budget: Southeast senators summon emergency meeting over cuts in Enugu International Airport allocation

2018 Budget: Southeast senators summon emergency meeting over cuts in Enugu International Airport allocation

The South East Senate Caucus has expressed shock over reported cut in the 2018 budget allocation for the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Terminal in Enugu state which was made public after the budget was passed recently.

2018 Budget: Southeast senators summon emergency meeting over cuts in Enugu International Airport allocation
Anglican Church thanks Buhari for granting financial autonomy to state legislature, judiciary

Anglican Church thanks Buhari for granting financial autonomy to state legislature, judiciary

The diocese stated this in a communiqué released on Sunday, June 17 after the first session of its fourth Synod, held from Thursday, June 7 to Sunday, June 10 at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Nachi, Udi local government area.

Anglican Church thanks Buhari for granting financial autonomy to state legislature, judiciary
Enugu police declare members of deadly criminal gang wanted, release names of suspects to public

Enugu police declare members of deadly criminal gang wanted, release names of suspects to public

Members of a criminal gang accused of terrorizing some parts of Enugu have been declared wanted by the state police command. The command’s spokesperson, Ebere Amaraizu, said the gang was responsible for some killings in the state.

Enugu police declare members of deadly criminal gang wanted, release names of suspects to public
Tension in Enugu community as Police arrest over 40 persons in connection with death of monarch

Tension in Enugu community as Police arrest over 40 persons in connection with death of monarch

Operatives of the Enugu state Police Command have arrested not less than 40 indigenes of Ogbozinne community in Nkanu-West local government area, in connection with the beating to death of their traditional ruler.

Tension in Enugu community as Police arrest over 40 persons in connection with death of monarch
Enugu monarch reportedly stripped, beaten to death over community crisis

Enugu monarch reportedly stripped, beaten to death over community crisis

A traditional ruler Steven Nwatu in Ogbozinne community, Akpugo in Nkanu West local government area of Enugu state, has been reportedly beaten to death by his supposed subjects over a crisis that began about 10 years ago.

Enugu monarch reportedly stripped, beaten to death over community crisis
Tsautsayi baya wuce ranarsa: Wani katafaren gini ya ruguzo akan wasu Leburori 4

Tsautsayi baya wuce ranarsa: Wani katafaren gini ya ruguzo akan wasu Leburori 4

Ginin ya ruguzo ne a daidai lokacin da leburorin suke kokarin fara yi ma bangon ginin fulasta ne, inda ya rutsa da leburori guda hudu, wanda aka samu ceto su da kyar da sudin goshi, amma wani guda da ta rutsa da shi a waje daban y

Tsautsayi baya wuce ranarsa: Wani katafaren gini ya ruguzo akan wasu Leburori 4
Idan ajali ya yi kira: Mutane 7 yan gida daya sun rasa rayukansu a wani matsarin mota

Idan ajali ya yi kira: Mutane 7 yan gida daya sun rasa rayukansu a wani matsarin mota

Kaakakin yace wata mota kirar Toyota camry ce ta yi taho mu gama da wata motar sufuri Toyota Hiace, a yayin da dukkaninsu ke cikin tsananin gudu, nan take mutanen cikin Camry su bakwai yan gida daya suka mutu, yayin da mutum guda

Idan ajali ya yi kira: Mutane 7 yan gida daya sun rasa rayukansu a wani matsarin mota
Tears as auto-crash claims 7 family members, 1 other in Enugu

Tears as auto-crash claims 7 family members, 1 other in Enugu

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Enugu state command, has confirmed the death of a family of seven in an auto-crash which occurred at Ugwu-Onyeama on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway in the morning of Sunday, June 10.

Tears as auto-crash claims 7 family members, 1 other in Enugu
Gov Ugwuanyi’s chief press secretary dies in India

Gov Ugwuanyi’s chief press secretary dies in India

The Enugu state government has announced the passing on of Uwakwe Abugu, the chief press secretary to the governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. Abugu passed away on Monday, June 4, in a hospital in India after a protracted illness.

Gov Ugwuanyi’s chief press secretary dies in India
APC chieftain says Buhari’s aide, minister allegedly used political thugs to disrupt party's congress

APC chieftain says Buhari’s aide, minister allegedly used political thugs to disrupt party's congress

The re-elected chairman of APC in Enugu state Ben Nwoye indicted the minister of foreign affairs Onyeama and special assistant to President Buhari on justice reform Nwangwu over the just-concluded party's congress in the state.

APC chieftain says Buhari’s aide, minister allegedly used political thugs to disrupt party's congress
Ramadan: Woe to those who use unjust measurement - Cleric in Enugu warns traders

Ramadan: Woe to those who use unjust measurement - Cleric in Enugu warns traders

Sheikh Abdul Ishola, an Islamic cleric based in Enugu on Saturday, June 2 admonished traders to refrain completely from using unjust measurement and containers to defraud their customers in business transactions.

Ramadan: Woe to those who use unjust measurement - Cleric in Enugu warns traders
Police arrest 21 IPOB members in Enugu

Police arrest 21 IPOB members in Enugu

Some protesting members of the outlawed Independent Peoples Of Biafra (IPOB) have been arrested by the police in Enugu state. The commissioner of police in Enugu state, Danmallam Mohammed reportedly confirmed the arrest.

Police arrest 21 IPOB members in Enugu
Biafra leader wanted for murder arrested by police

Biafra leader wanted for murder arrested by police

The police in Enugu state have arrested one Benjamin Onwuka, the leader of the Biafra Zionist Movement who is reportedly wanted for murder. Onwuka was arrested on Wednesday, May 30 alongside 21 other members of the group.

Biafra leader wanted for murder arrested by police
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