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    ‘N1bn for governor’s special project’, ‘N275m for construction of toilets’ — Enugu’s 2019 budget

‘N1bn for governor’s special project’, ‘N275m for construction of toilets’ — Enugu’s 2019 budget

The Enugu state government has budgeted N2.2 billion for purchase of cars for various government officials during the 2019 fiscal year.An extract of the N109.2 billion budget shared by BudgIt, Nigeria’s civic tech organisation, shows that N275 million was also allocated for construction of 71 four-room water closet toilets with overhead tank.The budget has N65.7 billion as recurrent expenditure while [...]

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    Nigerian army and the triumph of public trust

Nigerian army and the triumph of public trust

BY NKECHI ODOMAFramers of the Constitution of nations are like the Biblical three wise men. They belong to the realm of thinkers akin to the ancient and great Greek philosophy kings like Plato and Aristotle among others.Everywhere in the world, the Constitution, which is the supreme document of all sovereign countries, prescribes the protection of lives and property of the [...]

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    Election observer shot dead in Enugu

Election observer shot dead in Enugu

A policeman has shot dead an election observer in Umuida community, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze north local government area of Enugu state.The observer whose identity is yet to be ascertained was shot in the head by the police officer stationed close to the residence of Ayogu Eze, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.Ebere Amarizu, spokesman of [...]

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    CAF Confederation Cup: Etoile silence Rangers in Enugu

CAF Confederation Cup: Etoile silence Rangers in Enugu

Etoile du Sahel put one foot in the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup with an impressive 0-2 victory against Enugu Rangers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium on Sunday afternoon.The Flying Antelopes were looking forward to maintaining their 100 percent home record in the CAF second-tier club competition but they met their Waterloo in Enugu.Rangers had lost 2-1 to the [...]

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    PDP has hijacked our party, says APC group in Enugu

PDP has hijacked our party, says APC group in Enugu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  in Enugu state has allegedly planted agents in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to hijack Enugu east senatorial district.A group known as the Concerned Nkanuland members of the APC said this in a statement on Wednesday.They said it had become “an open secret” that one Lawrence Eze would clinch the nomination as the APC candidate [...]

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    FG releases list of 69 ongoing projects in south-east

FG releases list of 69 ongoing projects in south-east

The federal government has released a list of 69 ongoing projects in the south-east.Lai Mohammed, minister of information, said the list was published in response to criticism by the South East Governors’ Forum.The forum had alleged that there was poor and sectional implementation of capital projects in the region.But the minister disagreed, saying 69 roads and bridges spread across the [...]

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    Enugu’s ‘natural rollercoaster’ Milken Hill gets makeover from Ugwuanyi

Enugu’s ‘natural rollercoaster’ Milken Hill gets makeover from Ugwuanyi

With its many serpentine curves plus the fact it lies about one hundred and fifty metres atop a narrow ledge overlooking a deep ravine, a ride through the three-kilometre Milken Hill road can never seem like anything less than an experience for the intrepid. Not even at its best condition has it ever been less so, let alone when pothole-strewn [...]

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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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    ‘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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    Ohaneze defends Ekweremadu, says ‘Igbo sons are being singled out’

Ohaneze defends Ekweremadu, says ‘Igbo sons are being singled out’

Ohaneze Ndigbo, the pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, has asked the federal government to stop carrying out "unwarranted inquisition" into the life of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president.Speaking in Enugu on Thursday, Nnia Nwodo, president of the group, said Ohaneze Ndigbo would resist any attempt to discredit Ekweremadu.He said the allegation that Ekweremadu, the highest ranking Igbo politician in the country, embezzled [...]

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    Lawyer petitions IGP over land row ‘involving police commissioner’

Lawyer petitions IGP over land row ‘involving police commissioner’

Uju Ken-Ohanenye, a lawyer, has petitioned Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, over the alleged refusal of Danmallam Mohammed, Enugu commissioner of police, to adopt a court a ruling on disputed plots of lands belonging to her.In the petition, dated February 12, Ken-Ohanenye accused Mohammed of perverting justice, on the real owner of the land.According to her, she purchased plots of [...]

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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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    Femi Adesina bags chieftaincy title in Enugu

Femi Adesina bags chieftaincy title in Enugu

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, was on Tuesday conferred with the traditional title of Nwanne Di Na Mba (a brother in another land) of Mmaku kingdom, Enugu state.Adesina received the chieftaincy title during the 1st Grand Ofala festival of Igwe Cyprain Nevobasi, Igwe Omeluenyi 1 of Agunnese, Ezeani 111 of Nmaku kingdom in Enugu.The Igwe [...]

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    ‘Change or be disgraced’ — Mbaka moves against Buhari

‘Change or be disgraced’ — Mbaka moves against Buhari

Ejike Mbaka, spiritual director of the Adoration Ministries, Enugu (AMEN), has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that the wind of change might blow him out of office shamefully.According to PUNCH, the priest who endorsed Buhari in the buildup to the 2015 election, advised the president against seeking a second term.Although Buhari has not opened up on 2019, there are indications that [...]

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    PHOTOS: Governors, traditional rulers receive Buhari at Enugu airport

PHOTOS: Governors, traditional rulers receive Buhari at Enugu airport

President Muhammadu Buhari received a warm reception at the Akanu Ibiam International airport in Enugu on Tuesday.At least four governors and some traditional rulers welcomed the president during his first visit to the region since he was elected in 2015.The governors at the airport were Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Rochas Okorocha (Imo), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Dave Umahi (Ebonyi).From Enugu, the [...]

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    PDP chairmanship race: Enugu gov endorses Adeniran

PDP chairmanship race: Enugu gov endorses Adeniran

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu state governor, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the 2019 presidential election if Tunde Adeniran emerges as chairman of the party.Speaking when Adeniran visited him, Ugwuanyi assured party faithful of his confidence in the leadership qualities of the aspirant.He described Adeniran as a man known for his “objectivity, discipline and compliance to rules and regulations”.“With his track [...]

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