Many feared dead as shuttle bus skids off bridge into a ditch in Ebonyi (photo)

A yet-to-be-ascertained number of passengers are feared dead after a shuttle bus they were commuting in, skidded off the road and plunged into a 32-feet deep excavation pit in Ebonyi on Saturday, August 14. The accident occurred around 1:30pm, along Abakaliki-Ikwo expressway at Enyigba-Izzi community in Abakaliki local government area. Officers from the Nigeria Police Force… Continue reading Many feared dead as shuttle bus skids off bridge into a ditch in Ebonyi (photo)

Three remanded in prison for allegedly stealing goats in Ebonyi

Three persons have been remanded at a Correctional Centre by an Abakaliki Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing goats. The suspects identified as Monday Effia, 42; Amaechi Ofoke, 35; and Uchenna Omaka, 36 were arraigned on two counts of conspiracy and stealing of two goats valued at N30,000 on July 10 at Ndiebor, Ishagu Sharon, Izzi… Continue reading Three remanded in prison for allegedly stealing goats in Ebonyi

Herdsmen should not return to Ebonyi for now, there is high tension – Governor Umahi

Governor David Umahi has asked herdsmen to stay away from Ebonyi state for now, as a result of the tension in the state. Umahi gave the directive while briefing journalists at the end of the state executive council meeting on Tuesday April 20. The Ebonyi state Governor who condemned the killing of policemen and burning… Continue reading Herdsmen should not return to Ebonyi for now, there is high tension – Governor Umahi

Two shot, one missing over Enugu/ Ebonyi boundary dispute

Soldiers attached to Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, on Friday, allegedly shot two indigenes of Okpanku community and whisked one of the victims away, over brewing land dispute between Okpanku community in Enugu state and Uburu, Governor Umahi’s native community. President General of Okpanku community, Mr. Obiora Obasi, who briefed newsmen on Saturday alongside the… Continue reading Two shot, one missing over Enugu/ Ebonyi boundary dispute

Ebonyi demands explanation as gunmen shoot three policemen dead

The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Internal Security, Mr Stanley Okoroemegha, has given security agencies 48 hours to brief the state government on how the security breach that led to the shooting to death of three policemen occurred without any intelligence to forestall it. The commissioner said the government was saddened by the incident. Three police… Continue reading Ebonyi demands explanation as gunmen shoot three policemen dead

Cross River, Jigawa, Kogi, Osun, Ebonyi, Adamawa and Zamfara are not conducting enough COVID-19 tests – NCDC DG

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu has averred that some states are not conducting enough COVID-19 tests.  Ihekweazu said this at the presidential task force briefing on COVID-19 on Thursday December 10. Some of the states he said are not conducting enough tests include Cross River, Jigawa, Kogi, Osun, Ebonyi, Adamawa… Continue reading Cross River, Jigawa, Kogi, Osun, Ebonyi, Adamawa and Zamfara are not conducting enough COVID-19 tests – NCDC DG

Gunmen kill Ebonyi Deputy Speaker’s aide

Unknown gunmen have shot dead the legislative assistant to the Ebonyi state House of Assembly Deputy Speaker, Obasi Kingsley. According to reports, Obasi Kingsley was shot dead by the men who trailed him while he was on his way home on Wednesday, November 11. The deceased was said to be preparing for his wedding when he was… Continue reading Gunmen kill Ebonyi Deputy Speaker’s aide

Our leader coordinated operations from prison – Former soldiers and others arrested for Ebonyi bullion van robbery attack confess

Two dismissed soldiers and others arrested in connection to the attack on a bullion van which left 4 policemen dead in Ebonyi state, have narrated how their operation was cordinated by one Clement Abanara aka Millions from Ikoyi prison in Lagos, where he is remanded. The two dismissed soldiers have been identified as Ayeni Samuel and Emeka Ariston,… Continue reading Our leader coordinated operations from prison – Former soldiers and others arrested for Ebonyi bullion van robbery attack confess

“Who did I offend?” ‘Frustrated’ young lady who wants to “zoom off” from Nigeria laments after she got offers from only Onitsha, Aba, Ebonyi, Nsukka based men

A frustrated young Nigerian lady has lamented her fate after she received messages from only men she felt will not help actualize her dream of “zooming off” from Nigeria.  According to Cynthia Kosiso, she made a post on Friday where she wrote about being tired of Nigeria and wanting to leave. She also listed her qualifications in… Continue reading “Who did I offend?” ‘Frustrated’ young lady who wants to “zoom off” from Nigeria laments after she got offers from only Onitsha, Aba, Ebonyi, Nsukka based men