A hard look at the Enugu ranching proposal

February 23, 2024 Jude Eze Ogechukwu 0

In today’s fast-paced world, the significance of maintaining security and harmony within our communities cannot be overstated. The proposal by Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu state to establish ranching and abattoirs in select local government areas, deserves careful consideration. From the government perspective, this initiative aims to mitigate the alleged terrorist activities of cattle herders in the state, thereby fostering Read More

Enugu – Onitsha road as deathtrap 

December 15, 2023 Sunday Onyemaechi Eze 0

Enugu/Onitsha expressway is one major federal road in the South-east begging for urgent government’s attention. The road is totally in a bad shape. It is an understatement to say that the road is dilapidated. In an ideal situation, an all important road which leads to Awka, the state Anambra capital, from Enugu, Onitsha the commercial nerve centre of the region, Read More

Man ‘kills, buries mother, sister in shallow grave

December 10, 2023 Admin III 0

The Police in Enugu state have said that the command will soon arraign in court a man, Mr. Somadina Orji who allegedly killed and buried his mother, Charity, and sister, Ukamaka, in shallow graves at Umuagu Inyi, in Oji River Local Government area of Enugu State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Daniel Ndukwe confirmed the development on Read More

Enugu earmarks N178m for empowerment of indigent, vulnerable people

December 8, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The Enugu state government has disclosed that it would spendN178, 000,000.00 to empower indigent and vulnerable people in the state in 2024. The Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Dr. Roberts Ozongwu, made the disclosure Friday during a breakdown of the 2024 budget proposal which was presented by Governor Peter Mbah to the state on Tuesday. “While the state will Read More

Resident doctors to Enugu governor: We will strike if..

November 19, 2023 Admin III 0

The Association of Resident Doctors of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital (ESUTH) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Enugu State government to employ more doctors and ensure security. This is contained in a communique issued on Saturday at the end of the Emergency General Meeting (EGM) of the association in ESUT Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu Read More

Labour strike: Partial compliance in Enugu, Kaduna, FCT

The nationwide strike called by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) commenced Tuesday despite warning by the federal government that the unions should avoid contempt of court. The lead labour bodies called out their members on an industrial action following the November 1 attack on the NLC President Joe Ajaero in Owerri, the Imo state Read More

TechHer trains over 300 university students in Enugu with Digital Safety and Social Media Advocacy Skills

November 9, 2023 Chamba Simeh Abuja 0

To equip university students with the skills and knowledge necessary to utilise social media platforms for advocacy and engage responsibly in the digital sphere, the Signpost Team successfully conducted a comprehensive digital safety and social media advocacy training program for over 300 students. These training sessions were held at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Coal City University, Emene, to Read More

TechHer trains CSOs In Enugu on project tracking, monitoring, and freedom of information request

November 9, 2023 Chamba Simeh Abuja 0

For the final phase of the Signpost Project, TechHer hosted a comprehensive training session for over 40 young people from diverse civil society organisations in Enugu state. The training session focused on project tracking and monitoring and freedom of information requests to equip young people with the skills and knowledge to hold their leaders accountable. The Signpost Project initiative seeks Read More

Appeal Court sacks PDP man, declares LP’s Nnamchi as House of Reps winner

November 3, 2023 Admin III 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has voided the verdict of the Enugu State National Assembly and State House of Assembly tribunal which earlier nullified the election of Professor Sunday Nnamchi. The tribunal on September 8, 2023 nullified the election of Nnamchi of the Labour Party and declared Prince Cornelius Nnaji (Ike Nike) of People’s Democratic Party as the Read More

Enugu: Mbah assures investors of de-risked business environment, high RoI

October 4, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Enugu state Governor Dr. Peter Mbah has assured investors of his administration’s commitment to de-risk the business environment in the State in order to ensure high return on investments (ROI). Mbah, who gave the assurance when the management team of Globus Bank Plc. led by the Managing Director (MD)/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Elias Igbinakenzua, who paid him a courtesy visit Read More

Ohanaeze lauds UK for granting request for VISA office in Enugu

September 12, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has expressed profound gratitude to the British High Commission and the Government of the United Kingdom for granting the request by the President General, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, MFR, OFR, CFR, for the establishment of a Visa Office in Enugu, the headquarters of the South-east of Nigeria. The request for a visa office in Enugu was made Read More

Guinness brand empowers 50 Enugu women of August Meeting

August 30, 2023 David Agba 0

Guinness, the country’s premium beer brand has empowered 50 women of Iwollo Community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State with mobile business infrastructure and tools with millions to enable them excel in business ownership. The brand also empowered 200 others across Imo, Anambra, Ebonyi, and Abia states with the same mobile business infrastructure and tools. Marketing and Innovation Read More

On Gov. Mba’s efforts to end sit-at-home in Enugu

August 3, 2023 Sunday Onyemaechi Eze 0

Governor Peter Mba’s effort to end the ongoing sit-at-home in Enugu is a right step in the right direction. Mbah had earlier in June declared an end to sit-at-home in the state, effective from June 5, 2023, saying such orders were restricting creativity, entrepreneurship, and productivity in Enugu State. The governor said, “there is no time to waste. The clock Read More

Ike Ekweremadu’s son makes Enugu commissioners’ list

July 28, 2023 Admin III 0

The son of convicted Ike Ekweremadu, Lloyd, has made the commissioner-nominees list of Enugu state governor, Peter Mbah. Ex-governor Sullivan’s daughter, Ada Chukwu, also made the list that was sent to the state’s House of assembly. The list was read on the floor of the House by the Speaker, Uche Ugwu, on Friday. Others on the list include veteran broadcaster, Read More

NDE trains 30 Enugu youth on environmental beautification

July 14, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The Special Public Works (SPW) department of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Friday began a three-month training of 30 youth in Enugu state on environmental beautification programme tagged, Environmental Beautification Training Scheme (EBTS). The lucky participants for the scheme would be trained on Floor Tiling, POP, Flower Gardening, Hard Landscaping and Interlocking. Speaking at the orientation ceremony for Read More

Scores die in Enugu auto crash

July 12, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Many people Tuesday were feared dead while others sustained different degrees of injury in a fatal road accident on the Ugwu Onyeama – Enugu-Onitsha Expressway. It was gathered that the incident occurred when a tanker had a head on collision with a trailer, carrying cement and the crash affected other vehicles. It was also gathered that a fully loaded GUO 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

FG, Enugu government partner to operationalise Akanu Ibiam Airport, build cargo terminal others

June 21, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

Plans are at an advanced stage between the federal government and the Enugu State government to complete and operationalise the International wing of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport. There are also talks on how to build a cargo terminal to boost the state’s and nation’s economy and tourism capacity. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Airports Read More

Enugu: Ohanaeze ranks Ugwuanyi high in infrastructural development

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has lauded the immediate past administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in Enugu State for what it called aggressive rural development and huge investment in education and health sectors. The National President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, on behalf of the group in a press statement issued on Sunday said Ugwuanyi bequeathed Read More

NDE disburses N1.4m loans to 74 micro-enterprise scheme beneficiaries in Enugu

March 11, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed N1, 480, 000 as loans to 74 beneficiaries of the 2022/2023 micro-enterprise enhancement scheme (MEES) in Enugu state. The NDE director-general, Malam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, represented by the Enugu state coordinator, Mrs. Ifeoma Ezepue, while disbursing the money on Friday in Enugu, said the beneficiaries were drawn from the 17 local government Read More

NDE provides transient job for 36 graduates in Enugu

February 23, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Enugu state, has offered transient job for 36 graduates of tertiary institutions to help coach students of secondary schools with deficiencies in their grades in WAEC. NECO, GCE, NABTEB. Speaking at the flag off and orientation ceremony for the graduate coaching scheme (GCS) in Enugu, the director general of NDE, Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, Read More

Enugu guber: Nwobodo charges journalists on factual reportage

February 9, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Former governor of old Anambra state, Senator Jim Nwobodo, has called on journalists and newsmen to ensure that they always fed the public with verified stories and to avoid falsehood and misrepresentation of facts at all times. Nwobodo said that to do so, the media stood the risk of losing credibility in the eyes of the masses. To eschew losing Read More

Pictures: Protest rocks Enugu over incessant killings

December 24, 2022 Admin III 0

Over 200 indigenes of Eha-Amufu community, in Isi-Uzo Local Government of Enugu State have protested against the incessant killing of their people by armed men on Thursday. This was revealed in a Facebook post by Friday Olokor on Friday night. “The protesters held placards with inscriptions such as ‘PMB, Stop the massacre! Eha-Amufu is bleeding!’, “The life of Eha-Amufu people Read More

Edeoga blasts Ugwuanyi over poor state of roads in Nsukka 

November 13, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Enugu State, Hon. Chijioke Edeoga, has bemoaned the poor state of roads infrastructure in Nsukka under the administration of Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi even as he vowed to  restore credibility to governance through quality service delivery if elected governor. Speaking at a Townhall Meeting organised by Nsukka Progressives Forum, a non-partisan political pressure Read More