Yuletide: Ebonyi APC Chair, Commissioner, others react as architect distributes cars to staff

December 19, 2023 Paul Okah 0

Popular Abuja-based hotelier, business mogul, philanthropist and CEO of C-Sagas Projects Nig. Ltd., Architect Chief Christian Asaga Nwali, has distributed exotic cars to his staff, in appreciation of their contributions to the successes of the company over the years. Nwali, who was recently honoured with the chieftaincy title of Ide Ji Ulo 1 of Izzi Nnodo Kingdom in Ebonyi State, Read More

Chieftaincy: Ebonyi lawmaker celebrates Abuja hotelier, businessman over humanitarian interventions

November 27, 2023 Paul Okah 0

Member representing Afikpo North East Constituency, Ebonyi State House of Assembly (EBHA), Hon Chief Oluchukwu Ukie Ezeali (P-Noble), has lauded a hotelier, Architect Chief Christian Asaga Nwali, on his latest chieftaincy title of the “Ide Jiulo 1 of Izzi Nnodo Kingdom” by the entire Izzi Nnodo community in Ebonyi State. In an exclusive chat with Blueprint in Abuja, Monday, Ezeali Read More

Ebonyi governorship tussle: PDP’smOdi rejects tribunal’s judgment, heads to Appeal Court

September 28, 2023 Kehinde Osasona Abuja 0

Mr Ifeanyi Odi, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the March 18, governorship election, has rejected the judgement of the Ebonyi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which upheld the victory of Governor Francis Nwifuru as winner. A three-man panel of the Tribunal sitting in Abuja, led by Justice Lekan Ogunmoye, had in it’s judgment on Wednesday, dismissed the petition Read More

Ebonyi council boss urges support for governor, gifts cars to legislators

July 20, 2023 Admin III 0

The Chairman of Ishielu Local Government Area (LGA), Mr. Obinna Onwe, Wednesday called on stakeholders to support the administration of Governor Francis Nwifuru. Onwe made the call while distributing car gifts to legislators of Ishielu LGA at the council headquarters. The chairman who eulogised the Governor for making the car gift possible called on the stakeholders to support him to Read More

ECOWAS chair: Nwifuru felicitates with Tinubu, calls for support

July 11, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi state, Monday, called on heads of state from West Africa countries to join hands with President Bola Tinubu in combating undemocratic leadership in the region. Blueprint reports that President Bola Tinubu was elected as the 63rd Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). In a congratulatory message signed by the Chief Press Read More

Ebonyi indigenes tackle Nwifuru, want Umahi probed by EFCC, ICPC

June 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of Ebonyi indigenes on the platform of Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural in the Diaspora (AEISCID) has challenged governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru to take full charge of his government or resign from the office. The diaspora group also raised the alarm that the immidiate past governor David Umahi is still secretly running the affairs of the state. In Read More

In Ebonyi, new governor sacks Umahi’s men, appoints 15 security aides

Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State Saturday announced the appointment of fifteen security aides among other six others. The security aides who are to be sworn in on Monday were selected from the 13 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. Before then, Nwifuru ordered the immediate termination of all political appointments made by his predecessor, David Umahi, excluding those Read More

Senator confirmed dead, less than one month to inauguration

May 18, 2023 Admin III 0

A renowned broadcaster and former senator who represented Ebonyi South, Anyim Ude, has passed away. This was disclosed in a statement by the deceased son, Nnanna Ude, on Thursday. However, specific information regarding the cause of death was not provided.Anyim Ude was 82 years old at the time of his passing. He said, “It is with heavy hearts but total Read More

Horror! Umahi’s convoy crushes 3 to death in Ebonyi

May 17, 2023 Admin III 0

A convoy belonging to the Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, on Tuesday collided with a group of motorists, resulting in the death of three individuals who were residents of Ezza South Local Government Area. The victims were driving on the road leading to Muhammadu Buhari International Airport when they were hit by the governor’s advance team. According to reports, Read More

Umahi’s legacies: Different strokes for different folks

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, is said to have laid legacies that would stand the test of time. For many, he has laid a good foundation, but to many, he merely scratched the surface despite the opportunities he had. AMARACHI EGWUAGHA reports. Engr David Umahi is said to be one of the governors of Ebonyi state that history would never Read More

Nwifuru and synergy for re-builing Ebonyi

April 17, 2023 Christian Nwachukwu 0

Against the pessimism of naysayers, the much anticipated Nigeria’s 2923 general elections have come and gone successfully and winners and losers have emerged. The nation waited with bated breath for the outcome of the presidential/National Assembly elections, as well as the governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections and thankfully, all eyes are now on the newly elected leaders who Read More

Low turn out, violence greet governorship, assembly elections in Ebonyi

March 18, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Unlike during the presidential elections, the ongoing governorship and state House of Assembly elections have recorded low turn out of voters in Ebonyi state. Few voters were seen exercising their franchise in most of the polling units visited by Blueprint Correspondent. An electorate at Amudo Primary School polling unit in Ezza South local government area of the state, Paul Onyia attributed Read More

2023: Ebonyi APC governorship candidate votes, commends INEC over peaceful election

March 18, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship andidate in Ebonyi state, Rt. Hon Francis Nwifuru, Saturday described the ongoing electoral process in the state as peaceful and calm. He commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for living up to the expectations of the electorates. Nwifuru disclosed this shortly after casting his vote at his polling unit, Edukwu Okenmini 002, Anyawu Read More

2023 governorship election: Labour Party excos split in Ebonyi as factions endorse PDP, APC

March 17, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Following the declaration by the national body of Labour Party that it has no governorship candidate in Ebonyi state for the saturday elections, the state executive has splitted into two factions over the choice of political party to support. While a faction led by the state chairman declared support for the governorship candidate of APC, other executive members led by Read More

Umahi calls for zoning of NASS leadership

March 15, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt zoning formula for the emergence of leaders of the 10th National Assembly. Fielding questions from State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Umahi said doing so would ensure equity and balance of Read More

Voting commences in Ebonyi 

February 25, 2023 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

Distribution of electoral materials to various polling units in Ebonyi state for today’s general election is currently ongoing at various Registration Area Centres(RACs)across the state while some centers are yet to witness the presence of INEC officials. As at 7:am when Blueprint visited one of the RACs located inside Station Urban Primary school and Presbyterian church in Abakaliki the state Read More

Ebonyi APC not supporting Obi – Official

February 24, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC) Ebonyi state chapter, Stanley Okoro Emegha, has debunked rumors making round that the party is supporting the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party Mr. Peter Obi instead of Bola Tinubu. Mr. Emegha disclosed this in a statement on Friday. The statement reads, “My attention has just been drawn to the malevolent publication online alleging Read More

Umahi insist politicians behind recent crisis in Ebonyi

February 10, 2023 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Thursday said the current communal crisis between the people of Oso-Edda in Afikpo South local government area, Amasiri and Nde Ndukwe communities in Afikpo North local government area has political undertone. The crisis has so far claimed the life of one person and properties destroyed. The governor disclosed this at Nguzu Eddah, the headquarters Read More

Elections: Ebonyi indigenes condemn attack on APGA guber candidate, demand CP’s removal

February 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural In the Diaspora (AEISCID) said it condemned strongly the reported assassination attempt on the life of the Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state, Prof. Benard Ifeanyi Odoh, describing the attack as ‘cowardly.’ Prof. Odoh’s convoy was attacked while returning from a campaign rally at Ezzaegu community, Ishielu Local Read More

Ebonyi: Apologise to Ezza clan or get sued, group tells APC gov candidate

January 30, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural in the Diaspora (AEISCID) has given a 48-hour ultimatum for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, apologise and withdraw his alleged threats against the people of Ezza clan in the state. The Ebonyi indigenes siad it viewed, heard and read with utmost discontentment the utterances credited to Read More

No cause for alarm over delisting of PDP candidate’s names from INEC’s portal – Group 

January 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural In the Diaspora (AEISCID) has blamed dirty politics for the delisting of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate’s names from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) portal. The group which had earlier declared support for the Ebonyi state PDP’s governorship candidate, Chief Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, however, asked voters and party supporters to be calm over Read More