Senator Ngwu congratulates Governor Mbah over Appeal Court victory

November 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Senator representing Enugu West senatorial district, Senator Osita Ngwu has congratulated Enugu State governor Peter Mbah, on his victory at the Court of Appeal. The Appeal Court sitting in Lagos on Friday affirmed the election of Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party as the governor of Enugu State. The Appellate Court in its unanimous decision resolved all the three Read More

Enugu guber: HURIWA, group demand investigation into authenticity of NYSC certificates issued to public servants 

October 15, 2023 Paul Okah  0

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) and the Patriotic Defenders of National Institutions have raised concerns about the integrity of the Nigerian certification process, pointing out deficiencies and inconsistencies in the Enugu Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s recent judgment that upheld Mr Peter Mbah as the winner of the governorship election in Enugu. They said the tribunal upholding Mbah’s Read More

Enugu women hold 2023 convention in pomp, lecture delicacies

September 11, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The 2023 Women Convention in Enugu state was, weekend, marked with different remarkable activities such as sensitisation and lectures from resource persons on women health management and cancer prevention and treatment, including cooking and march past competition among the 17 local government areas in attendance. The occasion also formally marked the end of August meeting for the year. The convention Read More

Pictures: Enugu indigenes slam Mbah over dilapidated boys secondary school in Oji River

July 26, 2023 Editor 0

Strong condemnations from Nigerians, particularly indigenes of Enugu have trailed trending pictures of the Model Comprehensive Boys Secondary School, Oji-River local government area, Enugu state. Pictures of the sorry state of the school emerged after a renowned banker, and business man, Sir Magnus Chukwuekezie, shared the pictures of his alma mater on Facebook. In a special SOS, the banker called Read More

NYSC certificate saga: Federation urges Mbah to desist from propaganda

June 25, 2023 Editor 0

A group, Freelance Journalists Federation, has advised Governor Peter Mbah to desist from sponsoring groups and individuals to throw tantrums on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and its Director General over his certificate saga. The group in a statement signed by its convener, Richard Oduma, said the advice became necessary following findings it made that the governor had deployed Read More

Pictures: Rural electrification agency seeks collaboration with state governments

June 21, 2023 Editor 0

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has called for strong collaboration with the state governments to fulfill the mandate of providing electricity to people dwelling in challenging unreached communities in rural areas. Making the call during a courtesy visit to the Enugu state Governor, Mr. Peter Mbah, leader of the REA Board/Management Projects Monitoring team for the South East region, Hon. Read More

Mbah inspires hope, ready to lead Enugu to greater heights – Group

May 23, 2023 Admin III 0

A group known as Professional for Good Governance (PGG) has expressed optimism that the incoming administration led by Barr. Peter Mbah will lead Enugu state to greater heights. Spokesman of the group, Engr. Ogbonna Nwaiwu, in a statement said Mbah who is an accomplished businessman exuded an uncommon preparedness and clear-headedness throughout the period of campaign, and has continued to Read More

Mbah’s certificate: Group defends Enugu governor-elect, berates NYSC

May 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A group, Concern Enugu Citizens (CEC), has alleged that recent statement credited to the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier General Yushau’u Dogara Ahmed smacks of both court contempt and disrespect to the rule of law. In a statement, CEC spokesman Mr Nkem Asogwa said, “The NYSC must raise its operations beyond the manipulation of political interests Read More

Enugu governor-elect, Mbah’s NYSC certificate not from us – Official

May 19, 2023 Admin III 0

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig Gen YD Ahmed, has said the discharge certificate being showcased by Barr Peter Mbah, the Governor-elect of Enugu State, was not issued by the corps. Brig Gen Ahmed, who appeared as a guest on Arise Television’s breakfast programme on Friday, dismissed any debate about the validity of Mbah’s NYSC Read More

Gory tale of Easter eve tragedy in Enugu

April 17, 2023 CHUKS NWEZE 0

The people of Enugu celebrated the last Easter in sadness following a tragic road crash that claimed several lives. CHUKS NWEZE reports.  Saturday April 8, 2023 was a black day for residents of Enugu state.  This is because on this day as the people were in a festive mood ahead of Easter the following day, a fatal motor accident occured Read More

N15bn: Group defends Gov. Ugwuanyi, warns on fake news

March 31, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

A group, Probity and Accountability Watch Initiative (PAWI), has condemned the news of a N15 billion last-minute borrowing propaganda circulated in the state. It had been reported that the governor of Enugu state, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was asking the House of Assembly to approve N15 billion loan “in less than 60 days to leave office at a time most states Read More

2023 governorship election: Labour Party’s Edeoga heads to court

March 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The Enugu state Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate, Chijioke Edeoga, is set to challenge the outcome of the March 18, 2023, governorshipelection. This was disclosed by Edeoga in a press briefing on Friday. He said, “We want to urge our people in Enugu State to remain calm and peaceful, prayerful. Keep faith in God knowing that truth, justice shall prevail. Read More

34th Enugu Int’l Trade Fair opens March 25 – ECCIMA

March 23, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The 34th Enugu Int’l Trade Fair billed to take on March 24th, 2023, will take off as scheculed but official opening ceremony will take place on Saturday ,March 25, 2023. The acting Director-General, Uchechukwu Mbah, who disclosed in a statement on Wednesday said, the Minister of Trade will perform the opening ceremony. Mbah also said the minister would use the Read More

2023 governorship election: Don’t tamper with people’s mandate in Abia, Enugu, Adamawa, Ikoku tells INEC 

March 22, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Veteran political and media strategist, Chief Mrs Mary Ikoku, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to delay any further in declaring winners of 2023 governorship elections in Abia, Enugu and Adamawa states. Ikoku, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for House of Representatives for Arochukwu-Ohafia Federal Constituency in the 2023 general elections who spoke through a terse Read More

Enugu: Anglican Cleric, Chukwuma warns against manipulation 

February 25, 2023 Admin III 0

In spite of late arrival of Electoral Materials and INEC Officials to election venues  across Enugu state, the area has witnessed massive turnout of Voters who  waited  patiently for their turn to perform their civic responsibility.  Unlike past elections, today’s exercise was devoid of voter aparthy and skirmishes across the state as both youths and elderly trooped out en mass Read More

Chukwu was coasting to victory, party chair Agbo insists

February 24, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) in Enugu state, Barrister Casmir Agbo, has said the slain Enugu East Senatorial candidate, Oyibo Chukwu, was coasting to victory before he was cut down. Addressing newsmen at the LP secretariat at Chime Avenue, Enugu, on Friday, Agbo said Chukwu looked good to win and that his opponents knew it. “We thank INEC for Read More

Enugu killings: No shaking over call to postpone poll – Nnamani

February 24, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

Enugu East senator Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani has urged calm, saying there was no cause for alarm over the call to postpone the Enugu East Senatorial District election following the gruesome murder of the Labour Party (LP) Senatorial candidate, Mr. Oyibo Chukwu, and five others. Nnamani in a personally signed statement issued Friday said the suggestion for the postponement of the Read More

Breaking: INEC postpones Enugu East senatorial election

February 24, 2023 Admin III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has postponed the Enugu East senatorial election till March 11, due to the murder of the Labour Party (LP), candidate, Barr. Oyibo Chukwu, on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. This was confirmed by INEC chairman Mahmood Yakubu during a press conference a while ago in Abuja. He said the postponement was in line with the Read More

Fuel scarcity: IPMAN calls on FG to reopen Enugu depot

February 16, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

As citizens continue to groan under fuel scarcity and the attendant price hike, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, (IPMAN), Enugu state branch, has called on the federal government to make haste to restore the Enugu depot that has been lying comatose for 25 years. The IPMAN chairman, Chief Chinedu Anyaso, made the call in Enugu Wednesday evening at Read More

Group seeks collaboration with Enugu justice reform team on SGBV

February 10, 2023 By Chuks Nweze 0

A human rights based organisation, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Justice Network (SJN), Thursday, sought collaboration with the Enugu State Justice Reform Team, to establish the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) law in the state. The group also sought not only the establishment of VAPP committee but also its implementation. The group is made up of Lawyers Alert; Legal Awareness for Read More

Lawmaker lauds Ette Unity football tourney organisers

January 6, 2023 Admin III 0

The representatives of Igbo-Eze North/Udenu Federal Constituency, Hon Engr Simon Chukwuemeka Atigwe, has praised the organisers of the annual Ette Football Championship for meeting the yearning and aspirations of youths in the community. Disclosing this to Journalists at the closing ceremony of the Championship at Ette in Enugu State, said the annual football event was well organised by the Ette Read More

ENADEP, Enugu farmers strategise ways to boost agriculture

December 16, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

Enugu State Agricultural Development Programme (ENADEP) and the farmers’ associations in the state have strategised ways to boost agricultural production in the state. Programme Manager of ENADEP, Dr Ogbonna Onyeisi, disclosed this in an interactive session with the farmers at the agency’s headquarter, Friday in Enugu. Onyeisi said it was important for ENEDEP to have cordial relationship with farmers in Read More