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Jonathan has been fair to the Igbo

Jonathan has been fair to the Igbo

Mrs. Uche Ekwunife is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senatorial candidate for Anambra Central senatorial zone. In this interview with Assist Editor Sam Anokam, she says…

Okada riders endorse Jonathan in Anambra

By Christian Emeka / Special Correspondent, Awka   Motorcycle Transport Union of Nigeria (MUTN) has resolved to give President Goodluck Jonathan, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 99…

Court orders Enugu agency to pay N.5m compensation to client

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu  / Correspondent, Enugu   A Federal High Court in Enugu has ordered the Enugu State Waste Management Agency (ESWAMA) to pay N500,000 to an Enugu resident, Miss Mma…

Kuku accuses Okorocha, Tinubu, Amaechi of corruption

Kuku accuses Okorocha, Tinubu, Amaechi of corruption

By Anolu Vincent  / Senior Correspondent, Owerri    Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Kingsley Kuku, has thrown more light why the All Progressives Congress (APC)…

Chime signs Enugu budget into law

Chime signs Enugu budget into law

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu /  Correspondent, Enugu   Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has signed the state’s 2015 Appropriation Bill of N96.735 billion into law. This followed the passage of the…

Why I want to represent Anambra Central in Senate, by Ekwunife

Why I want to represent Anambra Central in Senate, by Ekwunife

Mrs. Uche Ekwunife is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and candidate for Anambra Central Senatorial District. In this interview with Assist. Editor Sam Anokam, she says she…

Polls: Ndigbo urged not to flee Nasarawa

Special Adviser to Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on National Integration, Chief Ezedinma Chukwunonso, has appealed to Igbo not to leave the state before, during and after the forthcoming…

Abakpa residents decry street traders’ menace

Abakpa residents decry street traders’ menace

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu  Correspondent, Enugu   Residents of Abakpa Nike, a suburb of Enugu metropolis, have decried the menace constituted by street traders, who operate along the streets in the…

Provost advises fresh students to be disciplined, law-abiding

Provost, Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu in Enugu State, Prof. Ben Mbah, has urged new students of the institution to be disciplined and law-abiding, while pursuing their studies. Mbah made…

Elugbe wants FG to sustain ‘meta-language’ project

The Executive Director, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Prof. Ben Elugbe, has urged the Federal Government to sustain the ‘meta-language’ project it introduced for the development of various languages in…

Ijaw youth beg Ndigbo for forgiveness over role in civil war

By Anolu Vincent  Senior Correspondent, Owerri    Forty-five years after the end of the Nigeria-Biafra civil war, the Ijaw youths in Rivers State have publicly denounced the role their parents…

Okorocha, Onwuliri lock horns over UBEC projects in Imo

By Anolu Vincent Senior Correspondent, Owerri Imo State government has warned the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Viola Onwuliri, to shelve the Federal Government alleged plan to commission school projects…

Okorocha condemns explosions at Rivers’ APC rally

By Anolu Vincent Senior Correspondent, Owerri  Imo State Governor and Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors’ Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has condemned the reported explosions and gunshots at the…

Anambra to build 17 new court complexes

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue Correspondent, Awka  To improve administration of justice and quicken speedy trials, the Anambra State Judiciary has awarded contract for the construction of 17 new court complexes in various…

Akobundu accuses INEC of planning to disenfranchise Ndigbo

By Anolu Vincent Snr Correspondent, Owerri  National Vice Chairman, South East zone, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Austin Akobundu, has challenged the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to show evidence of neutrality by…

Group offers free health service to Imo people

By Anolu Vincent / Senior Correspondent, Owerri   A non-governmental organisation (NGO) known as Move-on-Nigeria (MON), Imo State chapter,  has declared its support for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in…

Upgrading Alvan Ikoku College of Education to a university

By Chijioke Okoronkwo - NAN Correspondent   Over the years, there has been sustained clamour for the upgrade of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education (AIFCE) to a full-fledged degree-awarding institution.…

Ilomuanya urges Imo govt to obey Supreme Court ruling

Obi of Obinugwu and chairman, Imo State and South East Council of Traditional Rulers, HRH, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya, has reacted to news reports credited to Obi of Obi-Orodo, Eze Samuel…

Okorocha enjoins Nigerians to pray for emergence of right leaders

Okorocha enjoins Nigerians to pray for emergence of right leaders

By Anolu Vincent  -  Senior Correspondent, Owerri   Politicians have been advised to avoid acts capable of plunging the country into crisis. Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, gave the…

Owerri monarchs flay widows over demonstration, pray for Imo

By Anolu Vincent  / Senior Correspondent, Owerri   Barely one week after the Minister of Education (State), Prof. Viola Onwuliri, allegedly mobilised some widows who demonstrated at Government House, Owerri, the…

NIGERCEM: The irony of underdevelopment in South-East

NIGERCEM: The irony of underdevelopment in South-East

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu /  Correspondent. Enugu   It has become a trend for Ohanaeze Ndigbo and other Igbo organisations to decry the underdevelopment of the South-East region whenever they encounter the…

Obiano’s wife donates delivery bed to Eziowelle Health Centre

Obiano’s wife donates delivery bed to Eziowelle Health Centre

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue - Correpondent, Awka   The wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano, has donated a new delivery bed to Eziowelle Health Centre in Idemili North Local government…

Ezeonyia: Ezeokafor condoles with Aba Catholic faithful

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has commiserated with the Catholic faithful of Aba Diocese over the death of their bishop, Most Rev. Vincent Ezeonyia. In…

Cancer: Nutritionist advises public to avoid canned foods

Mrs Henrietta Ugwu, the Nutrition Officer, Enugu State Ministry of Health, has urged the public to avoid canned foods to reduce the risk of developing cancer. Ugwu gave the advice…

Don urges Nigerians to remain committed to democratic rule

Dr Chubah Ezeh of the Anambra State University has urged Nigerians to remain committed to democracy, saying it was a superior form of government to military rule and interim government.…

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