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Women Stage Protest In Anambra Over Incessant Rape, Murder By Ebonyi Boys

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –   Dozens of Women in Umunze Community in the  Orumba South Council area of Anambra State, South East Nigeria, Tuesday staged a peaceful protest over the killing of a 72 year old Woman by suspected ritualists and incessant raping of their Women by boys from Ebonyi state. The protest by the Women, paralyzed […]

2023: CISCAES Calls For Transparency In South East Polls, Decries Alarming High Insecurity

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A civil society group, under the platform of  Civil Society Committee for Anti-fraud Election Security, CISCAES, has called on the people of the  SouthEast  region to come out  en masse  during the forthcoming general elections to vote for candidates of their choice. The organization  also expressed concern  at the high level of […]

Police Arraign Man For Allegedly Threatening To Kill Nigerian Governor Umahi

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The police in Ebonyi State on Monday arraigned a 40-year-old-man, Uche Awegbe, before an Abakaliki Magistrate’s Court for allegedly threatening to kill the state governor, David Umahi. The police said Mr Awegbe had shot two residents of the state dead and caused communal crises in Effium, a crisis prone-community in Ohaukwu Local […]

Ebonyi Assembly Speaker, Nwifuru Emerges APC Factional Governorship Candidate

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Speaker of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly Chief Francis Nwifuru has emerged winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governorship primary election held in Abakaliki today, Thursday. He scored 743 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mrs Rosemary Ofoke came second in the exercise with 63 votes, inside the Pa Ngele […]

Ebonyi Govt Tells Markets, Parks To Disregard IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ebonyi Government has directed markets, parks and business premises to disregard the sit-at-home order, on Tuesday, January 19, by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The group had issued a sit-at-home order in solidarity with its Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, whose case comes up from January 18 to January 20. Mr […]

Police Kill Notorious Kidnap Kingpin In Ebonyi, Rescue Victim, Car

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Police in Ebonyi State, South- East Nigeria, has confirmed the death of a kidnap kingpin who was shot dead by men of the Anti- kidnapping squad during an exchanged of gun battle in Abakaliki.  The security men engage the kidnappers after they   abducted  one Chukwu Felicia Nkechi of No. 3 Eze-Ukwaje street […]

Ebonyi Shut Down To Mourn Late Commissioners

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Schools and businesses were shut in Ebonyi on Wednesday in compliance to the state Government declaration of public holiday in honour of the two civil commissioners in the state that died. African Examiner recalls that Governor David Umahi had on Tuesday declared Wednesday a state public holiday in honour of the commissioners. […]

Police Investigate Dastardly Acts Committed By Pastor In Ebonyi

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ebonyi state police Command says it will carry out thorough investigation into the recent attack on a Pastor and his Church, at Obubara junction area, in Izzi Local government Council of the state by angry youths who allegedly  stripped the Cleric naked. Our Correspondent gathered that the said middled age  pentecostal […]

Ebonyi Killings, Others, Hold South East Governors Responsible – SERG Tells Igbos

 …Advocate Establishment Of Regional Vigilante Group (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A pan-Igbo socio political pressure group, operating under the banner of  South East Revival Group (SERG) has accused South East governors of playing politics with the lives and property of Ndigbo for not taking decisive actions to prevent the take over of Igbo forests by criminal […]

Security Operatives Nab 5 Suspects; Discover 4 Fresh Human Heads In Ebonyi

By Ignatius Okpara ABAKALIKI NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Vehicular movement along the Enugu Abakaliki express way was on Wednesday afternoon halted for several hours, as operatives of the Department of Security Service (DSS) chased and intercepted a vehicle carrying four fresh human heads allegedly concealed in a sack bag loaded with garri. The security men […]

Fire Claims 2-Year-Old Boy, Destroys Properties In Ebonyi

By Ignatius Okpara ABAKALIKI, EBONYI NIGERIA, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Tragedy struck Friday at Ekuluobia Street Kpiripiri in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital, south East Nigeria, as a two year-old boy was burnt to death and property valued several millions of naira destroyed in a fire disaster that occurred in the area. The inferno which began in […]

Deadly Communal Clash Claims 3 Lives In Ebonyi

By Ignatius Okpara EBONYI, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Hell was let loosed on Sunday in Ebonyi State, south East Nigeria, as two warring communities, Onweonweiya and Mkpumaekweoku in Izzi council Area of the state engaged each other in a deadly clash, which left 3 persons dead. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the communal war equally consumed […]

EXCLUSIVE: Ebonyi SEMA To Probe Alleged Diversion Of Relief Material By Officials

By Ignatius Okpara ABAKALIKI, NIGERIA, AFRICAN EXAMINER – The Ebonyi State Emergency Management Agency SEMA, says it will investigate the recent alleged diversion of relief materials meant for fire disaster victims in the state by its officials. The victims had accused top officials of the agency of allegedly diverting relief materials meant for them, as […]

Umahi Freezes EBSU Accounts, Sacks Bursar, Lecturers Over Leadership Row

By Ignatius Okpara EBONYI, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi, has frozen all the bank accounts of the State owned University (EBSU), sacked the institution’s Bursar, Mr. Chris Nguta, and the institution’s chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU Chairman, Professor Ndubuisi Idenyi. The development followed the present impasse […]

Recession: Ebonyi Gov. Sacks Non- Academic Staff Of State’s Tertiary Institutions

By Ignatius Okpara EBONYI, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ebonyi State Governor, Mr. David Nweze Umahi, has ordered the immediate sack of some non-academic workers in the State owned University and College of Education. He handed down the order in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital Saturday while receiving the report of a committee set up by […]

Again, Ebonyi State Government Uncovers 250 Ghost Workers

By Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki, EBONYI, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Barely two months Governor Dave Umahi, led administration in Ebonyi state uncovered job scam in its local government system involving 838 workers, the state Universal Ba­sic Education Commission (UBEC), has again fished out another 250 ghost workers in the establishment. State Chairman of the commission Chief […]

Ebonyi Police Nab Man Defiling 5-Year-Old Girl

By IGNATIUS OKPARA Abakaliki Nigeria, African Examiner – The Ebonyi state police command has nabbed a 33-year-old man, whose name was given as Monday Nweke, for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old girl at Amuda community in Ezza South council Area of the state. According to the security operatives, the suspect was said to have lured the […]

Naked Women Protest Against Detention Of Community Leader In Ebonyi

By Ignatius Okpara EBONYI, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EAXMINER) – The entire Nkwegu community near Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital was on Monday thrown into pandemonium, as no fewer than 200 naked women from Afikpo-South council Area of the state staged a protest over the alleged continued detention of the President General of the community, Mr. Ndubuisi […]

Police Arrest Pastor’s Sons Over Raping Of Siblings Inside Church In Ebonyi

By Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki The rape incidents presently hanging on the neck of scores of Ebonyi indigenes, have increased, as the Police in the State Thursday arrested two brothers, said to be children of a Pastor for allegedly raping two sisters inside the church. According to the police, the suspects perpetrated the unholy act recently […]

Police Confirms Arrest Of Suspect Who Kills Wife Over Adultery In Ebonyi

By Ignatius Okpara, Abakalilki The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of one James Uguru, who recently beat to death his wife, identified as Jacinta over adultery. Confirming the incident to newsmen Monday in Abakaliki, the State’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), George Okafor, said the barbaric act took place at Ndubia Inyimaegu […]

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