Saturday, June 23, 2018

Tag "Dave Umahi"

    Drama as Ebonyi gov orders arrest of his aides

Drama as Ebonyi gov orders arrest of his aides

In what came as a surprise, Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, ordered the arrest of government officials from two warring communities in Ikwo local government area of the state, on Thursday.Umahi gave the order in Abakaliki, the state capital, during an enlarged security meeting convened on the communal clash between Ekpomaka and Inyimegu communities of the area.The governor said he had [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Umahi heads sub-committee on farmers, herdsmen crisis

Umahi heads sub-committee on farmers, herdsmen crisis

Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has been appointed as head of a sub-committee to dialogue with the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and other groups of cattle herders in a bid to end the clashes between herdsmen and farmers.Last month, the national economic council set up a committee, headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, to look into [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Governors ask FG to hand over federal roads

Governors ask FG to hand over federal roads

The governors of the 36 states have asked the federal government to give them control over some of the federal roads in their states.This was part of their demands at the national economic council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.The council members had expressed concern over issues of roads construction, damage [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Umahi: Anyone who wants to foment trouble must be crushed

Umahi: Anyone who wants to foment trouble must be crushed

Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, says anyone who wants to foment trouble must be crushed.Umahi, who is chairman of the south-east governors’ forum, said this while responding to the decision of he and his colleagues to proscribe the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).He told journalists in Abakaliki, the state capital, on Saturday, that Nnamdi Kanu, leader [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ebonyi gov: Buhari is not treating ‘mere’ malaria… we don’t know when he’ll return

Ebonyi gov: Buhari is not treating ‘mere’ malaria… we don’t know when he’ll return

Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, says he is not sure of when President Muhammadu Buhari will return to the country because he is not treating "mere malaria".Umahi is one of the seven governors, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who visited Buhari in London on Wednesday.Speaking with PUNCH after the visit, he said the president's recuperation [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    PHOTOS: Laughter, smiles as Buhari welcomes seven governors

PHOTOS: Laughter, smiles as Buhari welcomes seven governors

President Muhammadu Buhari smiled as he posed for photographs with the seven governors that met with him in London on Wednesday.This is the second time in 80 days that the pictures of the president would be released to the public.The president's wife was also seen in one of the pictures.As of the time this report was filed, the details of the conversation [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Seven govs head to London to meet Buhari

Seven govs head to London to meet Buhari

Seven governors will depart the country tonight to honour an invitation by President Muhammadu Buhari, who has been receiving medical treatment in London since May 7.Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, who disclosed this during an interactive session with state house correspondents, said the meeting will hold by 3pm on Wednesday.The presidential spokesman said Abdulaziz Yari, [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    South-east leaders, stakeholders express support for restructuring

South-east leaders, stakeholders express support for restructuring

South East leaders and stakeholders have thrown their weight behind the call for a full restructuring of the country on the platform of fairness and equity.Dave Umahi, the chairman of the south-east governors’ forum, made the position known in the early hours of Sunday in Enugu while addressing journalists on the outcome of an interactive forum of stakeholders.Umahi, who is [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    We are very far from the electorate, Ebonyi gov tells appointees

We are very far from the electorate, Ebonyi gov tells appointees

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has charged politicians to strengthen their relationship with the electorate.He described as “unhealthy”, the situation when political appointees only relate with the people during the period of election.Umahi said this while swearing in the caretaker committee vice-chairmen of Afikpo south and Ishielu local government areas of the state.“I want us to make our politics [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ebonyi gov picks son of deceased aide as replacement

Ebonyi gov picks son of deceased aide as replacement

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has replaced his late aide, Emmanuel Anaga, who died in a fatal motor accident last Friday, with his son, Emmanuel (Jnr).Anaga served as the governor’s technical adviser on agriculture. He hailed from Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu local government area of the state.The deceased’s Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) collided with a commercial bus, leaving him and three other [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ebonyi gov demands immediate sack of soldiers who assaulted physically-challenged man

Ebonyi gov demands immediate sack of soldiers who assaulted physically-challenged man

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has demanded the immediate dismissal of the two military officers who brutalised Chijioke Oraku, a physically-challenged man in Onitsha, Anambra state.He made the demand while receiving the victim, who is an indigene of the state, at the chambers of Government​ House, Abakaliki, on Tuesday.Umahi said the 21-day imprisonment given to the soldiers was not [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    How will my 15 children cope, asks woman whose husband was killed in Ebonyi clash

How will my 15 children cope, asks woman whose husband was killed in Ebonyi clash

A 35-year-old woman, whose husband was killed during a clash involving residents of Azuoffia-Edda community in Abakaliki local government area of Ebonyi state, has lamented the effect of the loss of the breadwinner of the family.At least four people were killed while some houses, destroyed after people from three communities in neighbouring state of Cross River invaded Azuoffia-Edda.Emma Anya, spokesman [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Under my watch, no Ebonyi man will be killed again, says gov

Under my watch, no Ebonyi man will be killed again, says gov

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has lamented the attack on Azuoffia Edda community in Abakaliki local government area of the state.He condemned the incident, which led to loss of lives, vowing that no no longer will citizens be killed under his watch.People from three communities in Obubra local government area of Cross River state were accused of being behind [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ebonyi gov: Life is all about war… I am ready to fight

Ebonyi gov: Life is all about war… I am ready to fight

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, on Wednesday said his administration would fight anyone who try to truncate democracy in the state.Umahi gave the warning while swearing in Mark Onu, the new caretaker chairman of Ohaozara local government area.He said all democratic tenets will be observed in the state no matter “whose ox is gored”.“I heard that some people zoned [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ebonyi mandates public officials to cultivate hectares of rice

Ebonyi mandates public officials to cultivate hectares of rice

The Ebonyi state government has mandated each public office holder in the state to cultivate at least five hectares of rice in the 2016 farming season.Uchenna Orji, commissioner for agriculture and natural resources, said this in an interview with NAN, on the outcome of the rice summit organised by the ministry.According to him, the public office holders include: state executive [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Umahi orders relocation of herdsmen from EBSU

Umahi orders relocation of herdsmen from EBSU

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, on Wednesday ordered the relocation of herdsmen from the premises of College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) of the Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki.Umahi gave the order when he received a delegation of the governing council of the Federal University, Alike, in Ikwo local government area of Ebonyi.The governor said it was embarrassing to see [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

June 21, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45492.18420.32
LAGOS362495425
KANO363495423
PH365494423
ABUJA364495423
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement