Gov Umahi’s brother rejects Buhari’s RMAFC appointment

The immediate younger brother of Ebonyi State governor, Mr. Austin Umahi, has rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment as the Secretary of Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). In a statement issued in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Umahi said that the…

Of King David Umahi and other anachronisms — Isidore Emeka Uzoatu

David Umahi, the adorable executive governor of Ebonyi State, is a man after my heart. Everything about him suits my soul. In fact, were he to be of the other sex, or woke enough, I would have since proposed. Though…

Umahi slams indefinite suspension on finance commissioner

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has slammed an indefinite suspension on the State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Hon Okechukwu Orlando Nweze, over his inability to discharge his duty effectively. This was contained in a public announcement signed…

Ebonyi gives N10m award to LG Chairman with highest number of PVCs

For recording the highest number of persons to have obtained Permanent Voters Cards, (N71, 000 registered persons), Chairman of Afikpo South Local Government Area, Chief Eni Uduma Chima has been gifted N10m by the Ebonyi State government. Governor David Umahi…

Ebonyi SSG resigns, declares for Senate

The Secretary to the Ebonyi State Government and Coordinating Commissioner, Kenneth Ugbala, has resigned from office to pursue his senatorial ambition. He disclosed this to journalists, on Thursday, after a close door consultation meeting with the Ebonyi State All Progressives…

Court sacks Umahi, deputy over defection to APC

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, sacked Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, and his Deputy, Dr Eric Kelechi Igwe, over their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressive Congress. The judgement, delivered by Justice…

*Kidnappers murder Imo monarch, dump body in market square (Punch)*Alleged kidnap: Evans knows fate Feb 25 (Guardian)

Kidnappers murder Imo monarch, dump body in market square (Punch) Gunmen have murdered the traditional ruler of Atta ancient kingdom in the Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State, Edwin Azike. His corpse was found at the market square in…

Southeast govs working to release Nnamdi Kanu – Umahi

Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has said that the southeast governors, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and other important persons in the region were working to ensure the release of Nnamdi Kanu from detention. Umahi said this during the 2021 harvest, thanksgiving…

Ayade, Umahi, Akpabio, Elumelu, others, win The Top10 Magazine Excellence Awards 2021

Governors Ben Ayade and David Umahi as well as Godswill Akpabio, Ndudi Elumelu and others have emerged winners in the maiden edition of The Top10 Magazine Excellence Awards 2021.  Announcing the winners of the various categories of the awards via…

Umahi rattled as Ebonyi Perm Sec hopefuls fail to recite national anthem (Punch)

Governor DavidUmahi of Ebonyi was rattled when several permanent secretary hopefuls in the state failed to recite the national anthem, even as they had no clear idea of the states and their capitals, among other questions they were asked in…

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