Governor Ugwuanyi calls for national development at art festival

Dignitaries including Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe called on young people to constructively use their talents to promote Nigerian values, social cohesion and national development. Governor Ugwuanyi thanked…

Work is yet to begin on Enugu Airport runway —FAAN (Punch)

The rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State is yet to begin one month after the airport was closed by the Federal Government. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria…

Dumping of beggars, mentally ill persons in psychiatric facility raises concern (Guardian)

Condemnations have trailed the indiscriminate arrest and dumping together of beggars and mentally ill persons picked from the streets of Enugu State at a psychiatrist facility by the state’s Ministry of Gender. It was learnt that officials of the ministry…

Miyetti Allah begins tour of Fulani settlements in Enugu (Vanguard)

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says it has begun the sensitisation of its members in the 14 Fulani settlements in Enugu State, in order to check infiltrators. The South-East Chairman of MACBAN, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, disclosed…

Police issue ultimatum on illegal firearms in Enugu (Nation)

The Police Command in Enugu State on Sunday issued a 3-day ultimatum for people in possession of unlicensed and authorised firearms to surrender them to the command. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ultimatum was part of…

I left my matrimonial home for fear of my life – Ex-gov Chime’s wife (Punch)

Clara, estranged wife of former Enugu State Governor Sullivan Chime,  on Monday told an FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja,  that she left her matrimonial home for fear of her life, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Clara made the…

Police arrest armed robbery suspects, recover arms in Nsukka (Guardian)

The Police in Enugu State says it has arrested two notorious armed robbery suspects and recovered arms as part of efforts to curb criminal activities in the state. The command said that it recovered one locally-made chief revolver pistol with…

Enugu residents partially comply with IPOB’s sit at home order (Guardian)

Enugu State residents Thursday partially observed the sit at home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to protest and mark its “holy day” in deference to those that have lost their lives to the struggle. IPOB is pushing…

Police investigate mysterious death of Enugu prophet (Guardian)

The Enugu State Police Command has commenced investigation into the alleged mysterious death of a prophet in his room in Enugu metropolis. The Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Ebere Amaraizu, in a statement in Enugu, yesterday, said the incident happened on April 16, this…

Enugu health workers protest murder of FNHE Head of Nursing, Maria Amadi (Punch)

Members of Enugu State Branch of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives and Health Workers of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu, on Friday protested the ‘gruesome murder’ of their colleague, Mrs. Maria Amadi, demanding that her killers be…

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