Tags : Ebonyi state

“Bandits Responsible For South-East Attacks, Not IPOB” –Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi has said bandits are responsible for attacks in the South-East, but accuse the Eastern Security Network, ESN, operated by the Indigenous People of Biafra of being the masterminds. Governor Umahi however said the Governors of the South-East will not back illegality in any form, but will operate within the […]

One Person Killed, Houses Razed In Fresh Ebonyi Attacks

No fewer than twenty houses have been burnt by Gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen in Umu-Ugadu and Obodo Ocha Villages, Umuogodo-Akpu Ngbo Community, in the Ohaukwu Local Government area of Ebonyi State. The attackers who invaded the area at about 4:00a.m on Monday, April 12, 2021, also killed a native of the Community. The […]

Southeast Governors Ban Open Grazing, Movement Of Cows By Foot

The Southeast Governors have banned open grazing and the movement of cows by foot in the region in a bid to tackle the security challenges confronting the zone. Chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum and Ebonyi State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi disclosed this on Monday, February 1, 2021, during the inauguration of the All Progressives […]

Three Officers Killed, Others Injured As Gunmen Invade Ebonyi Police

Three officers have been killed and two others injured after gunmen invaded the Onueke Police Station in the Ezza Local Government area of Ebonyi State.  Confirming the incidence, the Command’s spokesperson, DSP Loveth Odah, disclosed that the gunmen invaded the Police Station and opened fire on the Officers on duty which led to the killing […]

Coronavirus: Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, Tests Positive

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has tested positive for the COVID-19. This was confimred by the Governor in a signed statement by him on Saturday, July 4, 2020. In the statement, he disclosed that he and some of his close aides had tested positive for the virus after the test of the result was out. […]

COVID-19: Four States Record Index Cases

Four more states have recorded index cases of coronavirus, raising the figure of states that have confirmed at least one case of COVID-19 in the country. They are Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi and Bayelsa states. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in an early-morning tweet on Monday, April 27, 2020. It revealed that […]

Lassa Fever: 63 People Placed Under Surveillance In Lagos

The Lagos State Government has placed 63 people under surveillance over fears that they may have been infected by a Lassa Fever patient. The Commissioner for Health in the State, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed this in a statement issued by the Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Health, Dr Tunbosun Ogunbamwo. This comes a day […]

Ex-Ebonyi SSG’s Wife Arraigned For Murder, Forgery: Slumps In Court

The Police has arraigned the wife of Late Chief Fidelis Mbam, former Secretary to Ebonyi State Governor, Joy Mbam on two counts charge of murder and forgery, on Friday, 7, 2020. According to court records, Joy was accused of conspiring to kill her husband in 2018 and forged his will. During the court session, there […]