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    Enugu to fund infrastructural projects in rural areas with N400m

Enugu to fund infrastructural projects in rural areas with N400m

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, governor of Enugu, has approved N400m as counterpart funding for the state’s Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II).RAMP is jointly sponsored by the World Bank, French Development Agency, federal government and Enugu government.The project was established to fund key infrastructural projects in some states in order to improve the lives of the rural population.Addressing journalists after a [...]

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    NUC approves eight new courses for Coal City University

NUC approves eight new courses for Coal City University

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    I’m overwhelmed by my three years scorecard, says Enugu gov

I’m overwhelmed by my three years scorecard, says Enugu gov

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, governor of Enugu, says he is overwhelmed by the three-year scorecard his administration recorded under harsh financial periods.Ugwuanyi said this on Tuesday when he addressed the people of the state during the 2018 Democracy Day celebration at Okpara Square, Enugu.He said the promises he made during his inauguration on May 29, 2015, had looked vague and unrealisable due [...]

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    UNN student wins national statistics competition

UNN student wins national statistics competition

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has won the Nigeria Statistical Association (NSA) competition organised for undergraduates of statistics. [...]

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    Explosion rocks residence of Nwodo, president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Explosion rocks residence of Nwodo, president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

There was an explosion at the residence of John Nwodo, president of of Ohanaeze Ndigbo,the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, on Sunday.The explosion was said to have shattered some window panes and roof of a part of the house located at Ukehe town in Nsukka‎, Enugu state.Ebere Amaraizu, spokesman of the state police command, who confirmed the incident to TheCable, said [...]

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    Woman accidentally killed, another injured at burial ceremony in Enugu

Woman accidentally killed, another injured at burial ceremony in Enugu

The police in Enugu state have commenced investigation into an alleged accidental shooting at a burial ceremony which led to the death of a mourner and wounding of another on Saturday.Ebere Amaraizu, spokesman of Enugu police command, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.Amaraizu said the incident occurred at Amanato Mburumbu community in Nkanu east local government area, adding that the police recovered [...]

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    ‘Herdsman’ nabbed with AK-47 in Enugu

‘Herdsman’ nabbed with AK-47 in Enugu

The Enugu police command says it has arrested a suspected cattle herder with one AK-47 rifle and 7.62 ammunition at Isigwe Ugbawka community in Nkanu East local government area of the state.Ebere Amaraizu, the command’s spokesman, said in a statement on Saturday that the suspect was arrested on April 4 at a farmland in the area."The suspected herder is now [...]

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    ‘You don’t go to cell and expect to be served chicken’ — Enugu police defends ‘inhumane’ prison condition

‘You don’t go to cell and expect to be served chicken’ — Enugu police defends ‘inhumane’ prison condition

The Enugu state police command has come down hard on a Twitter user who drew its attention to the “inhumane” condition of police cells in the state.One Twitter user simply identified as Kelsonwa had asked what the command was doing about the “bad” state of cells in the police stations.“What are you doing about your cells, whereby a person being detained can't [...]

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    Human Rights writers demands justice for passengers ‘killed by NSCDC operatives’ in Enugu

Human Rights writers demands justice for passengers ‘killed by NSCDC operatives’ in Enugu

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the government to ensure the prosecution of operatives of the Enugu state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) who allegedly shot at a commercial bus, leading to the death of seven persons.In a statement released on Friday, Emmanuel Onwubiko, national coordinator of HURIWA, said the [...]

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    Enugu to increase allowance of corps members

Enugu to increase allowance of corps members

The Enugu state government has promised to increase the state allowance of corps members serving in primary healthcare facilities centres.Ogbuagu Anikwe, commissioner for information, made this known on Wednesday while briefing journalists on the outcome of the state executive council meeting. [...]

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    UNN matriculates 10,000 students despite non-teaching staff strike

UNN matriculates 10,000 students despite non-teaching staff strike

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Saturday matriculated 10,000 students under tight security.Security was beefed up to prevent non-teaching staff from stopping the 44th matriculation ceremony of the institution. [...]

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    UNN holds second convocation in a year, produces 132 first class graduates

UNN holds second convocation in a year, produces 132 first class graduates

One hundred and thirty-two graduates of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) have bagged first class degrees.Benjamin Ozumba, the vice-chancellor, made this disclosure on Friday at the 47th convocation ceremony of the university. [...]

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    Enugu workers placed under surveillance over ‘high level of corruption’

Enugu workers placed under surveillance over ‘high level of corruption’

The Enugu state government says public servants in the state are under surveillance due to a high level of corruption being unearthed in the service.As a result, the state executive council has vowed to dismiss and or prosecute corrupt workers in the state.Ogbuagu Anikwe, commissioner for information, disclosed this in Enugu on Saturday while briefing journalists on the outcome of [...]

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    Student with nine distinctions in WAEC offered full scholarship

Student with nine distinctions in WAEC offered full scholarship

Eighteen-year-old Cynthia Ali, who aced her West African Examinations Council (WAEC) test, has been awarded a full scholarship by the Enugu state government.The indigene of Enugu became the best graduating student of Shalom Academy Nsukka in 2017 when she scored A1 in all the nine subjects she sat for. [...]

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    Enugu gov sacks three commissioners

Enugu gov sacks three commissioners

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, governor of Enugu state, has dropped three commissioners in a minor cabinet reshuffle announced on Thursday.Those affected were Godwin Udeuhele, commissioners for information, Charles Ndukwe, youth and sport and Smart Ogbe, inter-governmental affairs.Uwakwe Abugu, chief press secretary to the governor, confirmed the development to government house correspondents in Enugu.reports that two commissioner nominees earlier screened by the state [...]

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    Three students arrested for orchestrating ‘fake abduction’ in Enugu

Three students arrested for orchestrating ‘fake abduction’ in Enugu

Three secondary school students have been arrested for allegedly faking a kidnapping in Enugu state, the police have said.Ebere Amaraizu, police spokesperson in the state, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.Amaraizu told NAN that the students of the Enugu-based secondary school had demanded a ransom of N500, 000.He said that the police through its anti-kidnapping unit had begun an [...]

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