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SOME ENUGU RESIDENTS REJECT PLAN FOR CATTLE COLONY

Some opinion leaders in Enugu State want the Federal Government to drop its plan of establishing cattle colonies as it will amount to creating communities within communities. They made the call while reacting to the plan by the Federal Government to establish cattle colonies in the country. A former Commissioner …

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SCHOOLS IN EBONYI RE-OPEN AFTER LASSA FEVER SCARE

Ebonyi State Government has reopened schools after they were shut down last week following the spread of Lassa fever virus in the state. A statement by the Ministry of Education explains that the State government reopened the schools after reviewing measures taken to control the spread of the virus. The …

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BENUE COMMUNITY IN ENUGU PROTEST AGAINST HERDSMEN ATTACKS

Some indigenes of Benue State living in the South East, under the umbrella of the Tiv, Idioma and Igede Forums, have joined the call on the Federal Government to put an end to the herdsmen-farmers crisis to avoid further loss of lives and property in the country. They made the …

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ENUGU STATE GOVERNMENT MOVES TO IMPROVE WATER SUPPLY

Enugu State Government has announced plan to ensure regular water supply in the state. The State Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr. Charles Egumgbe, made this known while briefing journalists after a closed-door executive council meeting held at Government House Enugu. Mr. Egumgbe said the State Government was targeting about 4,000 …

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TRICYCLE OPERATORS IN ENUGU STATE TO OBTAIN DRIVERS PERMIT

The Enugu State Governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has approved the introduction of drivers permit for tricycle operators in the state. He has also promised to accommodate graduates in motorcycle business during subsequent employment. The Governor made the remark in separate solidarity rallies by tricycle and motorcycle associations at Michael Okpara …

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FG BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF A NATIONAL METERS TEST STATION IN ENUGU

The Federal Government is to complete a national meters test station in Enugu State within 18 months. The Chief Executive Officer and Chief Inspector of the Federation, Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency, NEMSA, Mr. Peter Ewesor made this known during the foundation laying of the station in Enugu. The project …

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OHANEZE DENIES ORDERING FULANI HERDS TO LEAVE IGBOLAND

The Ohaneze Ndigbo has disassociated itself from a news publication credited to one Okechukwu Isiguzo who parades himself as the President of the Youth Wing of Ohaneze and in which he has asked Fulani herdsmen to leave Igbo land. A statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to …

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FCE EHAMUFU CONVOCATION: OVER 1000 STUDENTS BAG NCE AND PDE

Public spirited individuals and corporate organisations have been called to support government in ensuring quality teacher education in the country. The Provost, Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu, Professor Benjamin Mbah, made the call at the 31st and 32rd convocation of the institution. Over 1,000 students were awarded with the Nigeria …

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ABIA GOVT. PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR NYSC

The Director General, National Youth Service Corps NYSC, Brigadier General SuleKazaure, says the dreams of establishing the scheme 45 years ago by its founding fathers have been actualized. Brigadier General Kazaure stated this at the inauguration of staff conference hall at the NYSC Secretariat, Umuahia, Abia State. He noted that …

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FERMA BEGINS ROAD RECONSTRUCTION IN IMO

The Umukaragu axis of the road where the popular Afor-Enyiogugu-Aboh Mbaise Market is located was before now a major source of worry to both residents of the area and motorists, especially during rainy season as deep gullies covered by flood submerge vehicles. Some road users and shop owners within the …

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ENUGU ASSEMBLY TO ALLOCATE MORE FUNDS TO BOOST SECURITY

The Enugu State House of Assembly is contemplating providing funds in this year’s budget to strengthen the state community security programme known as the Neighbourhood Watch. The House stated this during its debate on this year’s budget estimate. It also expressed concern about what it termed collapse of the country’s …

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CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT: IMO ASSEMBLY CONSULTS STAKEHOLDERS

Imo State House of Assembly says its position on the on-going constitution amendment must reflect the wishes of the citizens. The Majority Leader of the House and representative of Ikeduru Constituency in the Parliament, Chief Uche Oguwuike, gave the assurance at a Citizens Forum held in Owerri. He said adequate …

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LASSA FEVER CLAIMS LIVES OF 3 MEDICAL PERSONNEL IN EBONYI

Ebonyi State Government has confirmed the death of two medical personnel following an outbreak of Lassa Fever virus at Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki. Briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Daniel Umezurike, explained that twelve cases had been recorded so far while four had been confirmed positive. …

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