Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has advised residents of some parts of the area where suspected landslide is seriously eroding buildings at Umuchime, Amuzukwu-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area to as a matter of urgency relocate from the area to avert possible disaster while government does a comprehensive assessment of the situation.
Members of Calgary’s Nigerian community are in shock after a woman dedicated to helping the less fortunate was killed at a local care facility.
Deborah Onwu, a Nigerian immigrant who was a youth social worker employed by Wood’s Homes, was fatally stabbed Friday, allegedly at the hands of an 18-year-old she was caring for at an assisted living facility in the city’s southwest.
The Governorship Election Petition Appeal sitting in Enugu has affirmed the victory of Gov. David Nweze Umahi as the duly elected governor of Ebonyi State as a petition by Mr. Ajah Arua of PDM challenging his victory was struck out in the early hours of today.
The Tribunal sitting in Abakaliki had on September 3rd struck out the same petition for lack of merit but the said Mr. Arua proceeded to Court of Appeal which was also brought to nothingness today.
Ebonyi State Government has set aside the sum of N1billion for the empowerment of widows, youths and less privileged and for the training of teachers in the state.
The State Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Barr. Uchenna Orji, and Commissioner for Education, Dr. Onyebuchi Chima while briefing the newsmen on the outcome of the state Executive council meeting in Government House Abakaliki .
Most Rev. Valerian Okeke, the Archbishop of Onitsha Catholic Diocese has urged Daughters of Divine Love (DDL) Sisters to continue to say yes to divine spouse, who they have chosen to follow all the days of their lives.
Bishop Okeke said this during a concelebrated Mass marking the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the foundation of the congregation of Daughters of Divine Love.
In November, 2011, Professor Chinua Achebe, Africa’s greatest novelist, raconteur, essayist and conscience of the nation, rejected for the second time a high national honour.
The man of letters explained that the rejection of the Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) award arose from the failure of the Nigerian federal government to address the issues he raised in 2004 which caused him to reject a high national honour the first time.
The Lagos State Government has warned owners/developers of all identified distressed buildings marked across the State to act as directed or face the consequences of disobeying the law.
The General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Engr. Abiola Kosegbe, who gave the warning over the weekend, noted with disdain how several buildings had collapsed in recent times due to faulty foundation design, whilst others collapsed as a result of the use of substandard building materials.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the State Ministry of Works to execute immediate palliative intervention along the erosion ravaged Uzuakoli – Ohafia segment of Umuahia – Ohafia federal highway in Abia North area of the state.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed his commitment to partnering the members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in building capacity for Accountants in the State Civil Service.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has counseled all true Abians who love the State to put Abia first in all their dealings to ensure that the welfare of the people of the State is given paramount consideration.
The Governor stated this today at Government House Umuahia when he received in audience, the Honorable Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah who paid him a courtesy visit.