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Chime wants collaboration to preserve Igbo language, culture

Chime wants collaboration to preserve Igbo language, culture

 Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has called on the church to collaborate with traditional rulers in the Southeast to preserve Igbo language and culture from going into extinction. Chime…

FUTO holds 26th/27th convocation

FUTO holds 26th/27th convocation

By Anolu Vincent  / Senior Correspondent, Owerri   Federal Government has pledged to sustain annual budgetary allocations to the nation’s universities in the bid to enhance qualitative teaching and learning. President…

PFN urges Okorocha to pay compensation for demolished churches in Imo

PFN urges Okorocha to pay compensation for demolished churches in Imo

By Anolu Vincent  / Senior Correspondent, Owerri    The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Imo State branch, has pleaded with Governor Rochas Okorocha to commence the compensation for churches that were…

Commissioner cautions agency staff against corruption

Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission (PCC) in Imo, Mr Ambrose Ugboaja, has warned staff of the commission against engaging in any form of corrupt practices.Ugboaja gave the warning in Owerri during…

Anambra: Re-strategising security for Yuletide

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  / Correspondent, Awka   The Anambra State Government has rolled out new rules governing handling of arms and ammunition in the state and named new commanders for the…

Abakaliki traders lament high cost foodstuff

Some traders at the Abakpa Main Market, Abakaliki, have decried the high cost of foodstuff in the market, saying it had reduced the level of patronage they were getting ahead…

Registrar warns 112 newly inducted pharmacists against craze for money

Registrar of the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN), _Mr Elijah Mohammed, has urged 112 newly inducted pharmacy graduates of University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) to pay attention to saving lives,…

Para-military group commissions 75 cadets in Enugu

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu /  Correspondent, Enugu   A para-military group, the United Nigeria Chaplaincy (UNC), has commissioned 75 cadets in Enugu State, with a charge to them to contribute their quota…

Police commander wants police community relations strengthened in Anambra

Police commander wants police community relations strengthened in Anambra

Police Area Commander in Onitsha, Mr Benjamin Wordu, has called for greater synergy and strengthening of existing police-community relationships in Onitsha and its environs. Wordu, who was recently promoted to…

Enugu PDP affirms Ugwuanyi as guber candidate

Enugu PDP affirms Ugwuanyi as guber candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State says Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is the governorship candidate of the party for the 2015 elections in the state. In a statement signed…

Nwodo hails Ugwuanyi’s emergence as Enugu PDP guber candidate

Nwodo hails Ugwuanyi’s emergence as Enugu PDP guber candidate

The former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, has hailed the emergence of Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as the party’s governorship candidate for Enugu State. Nwodo told…

Chukwunyere calls for peace in Imo APGA

Chukwunyere calls for peace in Imo APGA

The National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ikechukwu Chukwunyere, has called on members of the party to close ranks and pool their resources so that the…

Onitsha Chamber of Commerce protests multiple taxation

Onitsha Chamber of Commerce protests multiple taxation

The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA) at the weekend criticised the current incidences of multiple taxation in Anambra State. “Appropriate authorities concerned should check the ugly…

Ebonyi PDP leaders defect to Labour Party

Major stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State, including some members of Governor Martin Elechi’s cabinet, national and the state House of Assembly, on have defected to…

Bank commends FG over building programme

Awgbu Micro Finance Bank has commended the Federal Government for facilitating Rural Financial Institution Building (RUFIN) programme. Managing Director of the bank, Mr Gabriel Okeke, gave the commendation when he…

NOA takes re-orientation programme to Anambra colleges

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  / Correspondent, Awka   The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has said that the purpose of its ‘Do the right Thing: Campus Focus’ programme is to impart positive attitudes…

Ukanacho picks Imo UPP guber ticket

Anolu Vincent  / Senior correspondent, Owerri    United Progressives Party (UPP)  has conducted its party primary election in Imo State. Dr. Osmond Ukanacho emerged winner for the governorship position, while three…

Jonathan commends Igbo nation on peace, development

By Gbenga Abegunrin  Reporter, Ibadan President Goodluck Jonathan has described the Igbo nation as an agent of development, tolerance, peace and national integration, just as the President solicited the support of…

Truck kills six at football viewing centre in Obollo Afor

 Six people were killed while four others sustained injuries on Sunday when an articulated vehicle crashed into a drinking/football viewing centre near Obollo Afor in Udenu Local Government, Enugu State.…

Woman in court for murdering husband in Enugu

An Enugu High Court on Wednesday adjourned till February 19 the case of one Ezinne Agbo charged with the murder of her husband. Justice Catherine Nwobodo adjourned the case following…

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