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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 […]

BLACK WEEKEND: Fire Consumes Woman, 7 Children In Ebonyi

By Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki Tragedy struck last weekend in Ohufu- Ogboji community in Ishielu Council Area of Ebonyi State, as a woman and her seven children were consumed in an early morning fire that occurred at about 3am. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that only the octogenarian husband of the late woman, Mr. Sylvanus Nwefuru and one […]

NEMA Donates Relief Materials To The Victims Of Windstorm Disaster In Ebonyi

By Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA has handed over assorted lorry load of relief items to victims of torrent rain/wind storm disaster in Uburu, Ohaozara Council Area of Ebonyi state. The Council area which is the home town of Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, and incumbent Governor, David […]

Need to avert another religious upheaval in Ebonyi

By Umar Ndukwe In what seems to be a breakout from the ‘microphone saga’ last two years in Ebonyi State, in which Muslims in the state were allegedly banned from using the loud speaker to call for their prayers, there is another lingering religious upheaval latently engineered by a group of people in Ezi Egwu […]

Tragedy In Ebonyi as Couple, 3 Others Killed In Auto Crash

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Tragedy struck Wednesday afternoon at the busy Berger junction, along the Ishiagu-Afikpo road, in Ebonyi state, when a   couple and three others lost their lives in a ghastly auto crash. African Examiner reports that Ishiagu, is the community of the secretary to the government of the federation, (SGF), Chief Anyim Pius Anyim. […]

LGA Polls Postponed in Ebonyi

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu   The leadership of Ebonyi state Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC), has announced the postponement of the local government polls earlier scheduled for September 28th to October 5th, 2013. Chairman of EBSIEC, chief John Nkwuda, who made this known via a statement in Abakaliki monday, explained that the shift was in compliance with […]

Ebonyi indigenes sacked from Abia civil service yet to report to us –HOS

By Ignatius Okpara, Ebonyi State indigenes who were disengaged from the service of Abia State Government two years ago are yet to formerly report to the office of the Head of Service Ebonyi State for possible re-absorption. Mrs. Ugo Nnachi,  Ebonyi State Head of Service (HOS), disclosed  this  during a press conference to mark the state civil service week in […]



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