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    Chime, Enugu gov, inaugurates new office for successor

Chime, Enugu gov, inaugurates new office for successor

Sullivan Chime, outgoing governor of Enugu state, inaugurated a multi-billion naira governor’s office for Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, his successor, on Thursday.Chime said the edifice situated within the government house, Enugu, was constructed to ease the work and operations of the incoming administration.He said the building would also create conducive environment for workers in government house for improved productivity.“We want to build [...]

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    Enugu speaker accuses police of plotting to detain him

Enugu speaker accuses police of plotting to detain him

Eugene Odo, speaker of the Enugu state house of assembly, has accused the police of plotting to detain him over a purported forgery of N12 billion.Addressing journalists in Enugu, capital of the state, on Thursday, Odo said the impasse between the lawmakers and Sullivan Chime, governor of the state, was responsible for the frame-up, calling for the intervention of the inspector-general [...]

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    Nsukka ‘deserves’ Enugu’s ministerial slot

Nsukka ‘deserves’ Enugu’s ministerial slot

The Nsukka Platform Asaba, a socio-cultural organisation, has called on President-elect Muhammadu Buhari to appoint an indigene of Nsukka to represent Enugu state in his cabinet.The group of professionals resident in Asaba said in a statement in Asaba on Tuesday that the Enugu north senatorial zone should produce a minister in the incoming administration.The group said the area had not [...]

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    Impeachment process against me null and void, says Chime

Impeachment process against me null and void, says Chime

The Enugu state government says it is unaware of the impeachment process instituted against Sullivan Chime, governor of the state, by a 15-man faction of the state’s house of assembly.Chukwudi Achife, chief press secretary to the governor, said this in a telephone interview with NAN from Enugu on Monday.Achife described the action of the faction of the assembly led by [...]

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    15-man Enugu assembly faction ready to impeach Gov Chime

15-man Enugu assembly faction ready to impeach Gov Chime

A 15-member faction of the Enugu state house of assembly led by the speaker, Mr Eugene Odo, has commenced impeachment process against Sullivan Chime, governor of the state, alleging financial misconduct.The members, who sat in the early hours of Monday in the legislative chambers amidst tight security, alleged that the governor manipulated the 2014 Appropriation Bill, among other impeachable offences.They [...]

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    Enugu gov, Chime, vacates official residence

Enugu gov, Chime, vacates official residence

Sullivan Chime, governor of Enugu state, has vacated the governor’s lodge at the government house in the state.A top government official, who pleaded anonymity, told NAN on Saturday that Chime had moved to his private residence at Independence Layout, in Enugu, capital of the state.According to the source, the movement was to facilitate the renovation of the lodge for Ifeanyi [...]

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    2 PDP members struggle for same INEC certificate in Enugu

2 PDP members struggle for same INEC certificate in Enugu

Ikechukwu Ugwuegede and Patrick Asadu, both members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), staged a mild drama at the head office of INEC in Enugu on Friday.Both men presented themselves to collect the certificate of return for the Nsukka/Igboeze south federal constituency during the issuing of certificates of return to the governor-elect and national assembly members-elect.Gladys Nwafor, the INEC national [...]

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    Enugu assembly orders arrest of state accountant-general

Enugu assembly orders arrest of state accountant-general

The Enugu state house of assembly has directed the commissioner of police in the state to arrest Paschal Okolie, the state accountant-general, for failing to appear before it for the third time.The lawmakers had invited Okolie to explain why he decided to withhold the assembly's monthly subvention.However, Sunday Ude-Okoye (PDP-Awgu North), leader of the assembly, moved the motion for the [...]

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    Explosions rock Chime’s home town in Enugu

Explosions rock Chime’s home town in Enugu

Explosions rocked Udi, the hometown of Sullivan Chime, governor of Enugu state, on Monday, creating panic ahead of the general election.Ebere Amaraizu, public relations officer o fthe Enugu state police command, issued a statement confirming the explosion.He said the explosions were not from bombs, but fireworks packed in the house of one Tony Eze. He also sonfirmed that no death was recorded, [...]

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    85 PDP aspirants jostling for 24 seats in Enugu assembly

85 PDP aspirants jostling for 24 seats in Enugu assembly

At least 85 PDP aspirants have been screened to contest the 24 seats at the Enugu state house of assembly in 2015.Bala Kaoje, chairman of the screening committee and former minister of sports, disclosed this in Enugu while addressing journalists on the outcome of the screening on Friday.Kaoje, who adjudged the exercise as successful, commended the aspirants for their good [...]

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    Independence: NLC wants improved workers’ welfare

Independence: NLC wants improved workers’ welfare

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Enugu state on Wednesday appealed to government at all levels to improve the welfare of workers to ensure improved productivity and industrial peace.Chumaife Nze, the NLC chairman in the state, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.Assessing the achievements of the country since gaining independence, the [...]

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    Enugu swears in new deputy governor

Enugu swears in new deputy governor

Reverend Ifeanyichukwu Nwoye, who was cleared by the state house of assembly on Thursday, has been sworn in as the new deputy governor of Enugu state.Following the impeachment of Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, the assembly cleared Nwoye to succeed him.Justice Innocent Umezurike, the chief judge of the state, administered the oath of office on the new deputy governor at the Enugu state [...]

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    Nwoye succeeds Onyebuchi as Enugu deputy gov

Nwoye succeeds Onyebuchi as Enugu deputy gov

Barely 48 hours after the impeachment of Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi as the deputy governor of Enugu state, Ralph Nwoye, a clergy and former deputy chairman of Nkanu East council has been ratified by the state house of assembly to succeed him.In line with the constitution, Governor Sullivan Chime is expected to swear in the new deputy governor anytime soon.Onyebuchi was [...]

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    Enugu deputy governor slumps before impeachment panel

Enugu deputy governor slumps before impeachment panel

There was commotion in Enugu on Wednesday, as deputy governor of the state, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi,  slumped while testifying at the panel probing the allegations of misconduct filed against him by the state house of assembly.At an earlier appearance, Onyebuchi had described the attempt to oust him as political, saying he was innocent.“It is true that I am the one standing [...]

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    Probe panel against Enugu deputy governor ready in 7 days

Probe panel against Enugu deputy governor ready in 7 days

The Enugu state house of assembly has directed  Justice Innocent Umezulike, the chief judge of the state, to constitute an impeachment panel against Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, the deputy governor.The resolution for constituting the panel, which was sponsored by Mr Sunday Ude-Okoye, a representative of Awgu North constituency and 19 other PDP lawmakers, was adopted at plenary, while the reply of [...]

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    For 2015 elections, Enugu cancels work for 3 days

For 2015 elections, Enugu cancels work for 3 days

The Enugu State Government has declared a three-day public holiday to enable residents participate in the ongoing Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the state.Commissioner for Information, Mr. Chuks Ugwoke, who made this known in Enugu, said the government decided to declare May 28 to May 30 as public holidays in order to enable residents who [...]

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