8 Killed, 60 arrested as Ebonyi communities clash

The police in Ebonyi State have confirmed the death of eight persons and arrest of more than 60 others following clashes between Effium and Ezza Effium communities in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Po­lice in…

Many feared dead, as NURTW leadership crisis turns bloody in Ebonyi motor park

Following the leadership tussle among members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Effuim Motor park, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State that left many reported dead while others sustained different degrees of injuries, houses razed…

ASUU Strike: Lecturer turned taxi driver shot dead

A lecturer with the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI), Ebonyi State, Mr. Kyrian Nwoke, has been found dead in Abakaliki. His body was discovered on Monday near the popular Rice Mill with bullet wounds. Nwoke had gone…

Suspected hoodlums attack police station, kill three officers, injure two in Ebonyi

No fewer than three police officers were, weekend shot dead while two others sustained bullet wounds at Onueke Police Station in Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Vanguard gathered that the policemen were attacked by suspected hoodlums who…

3 kidnap suspects held, two killed in Ebonyi

Police in Ebonyi State said on Sunday that they killed two suspects and arrested three in two shootouts with kidnappers. In one of the cases, three persons from Enugu State were kidnapped in Ezzagu community where they came for business.…

Dad slaughters two of his children, leaves third half dead (NewTelegraph)

Police in Ebonyi State at the weekend arrested a middle-aged man, Chinasa Ogbaga, for allegedly butchering his two children, while leaving a third battling to live. The deceased are six-year-old boy, Chikamso Ogbaga and four-year-old girl, Chizaram Ogbaga. The third…

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…

Ebonyi/Benue boundary crisis: Gunmen behead peace panel members (Punch)

Four members of a peace committee set up by both Ebonyi and Benue state governments to end  the age-long boundary dispute between the people of Ngbo in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi and their neighbours Agila, in Ardo Local…

INEC fixes Ebonyi Gov, Assembly supplementary polls for March 23 (Punch)

The Independent National Electoral Commission has scheduled Saturday, March 23, 2019 for supplementary elections in Ebonyi. The supplementary elections are being held due to inconclusive elections in some polling units during the 2019 governorship and state Assembly elections in the…

PDP lost 300,000 votes to card readers’ malfunctioning in Ebonyi, Umahi claims (Guardian)

Governor David Umahi yesterday said his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lost over 300,000 votes to the malfunctioning of the card readers during weekend’s elections in Ebonyi. Briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, he lamented that the strict adherence to the facilities affected…

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