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Court sacks Ebonyi council chairmen again 

Court sacks Ebonyi council chairmen again 

The Ebonyi Local government election has been nullified a federal high court sitting in Abakaliki, the state’s capital.  All the 13 Council chairmen in the state and the 171 ward councilors elected on same day were also sacked again by the court. The court had on August 25 nullified the council polls of May 31. READ...

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16 Killed In Fresh Attack On Enugu Community By Suspected Herders, Residents Flee Homes 

16 Killed In Fresh Attack On Enugu Community By Suspected Herders, Residents Flee Homes 

Sixteen people including women and children have been confirmed killed in Eboh Autonomous community in Enugu State. This comes after a fresh attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Eboh, which is in Eha-Amufu under Isi-Uzo local government area of the state. Ugamatv gathered on Friday that the fresh killings occurred on Thursday when the gunmen...

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Desist From Calling ‘Impostor’, Simon Ekpa Our Leader –IPOB Warns Ohanaeze Spokesman, Anambra Ex-Gov, Ezeife 

Desist From Calling ‘Impostor’, Simon Ekpa Our Leader –IPOB Warns Ohanaeze Spokesman, Anambra Ex-Gov, Ezeife 

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned the Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr. Alex Ogbonna and the first civilian governor of Anambra State, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife to desist from calling Nnamdi Kanu’s self-proclaimed disciple, Simon Ekpa, its leader. IPOB in a statement issued by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, described Ekpa...

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Herdsmen Killings: Enugu State Governor Holds Emergency Meeting With Security Agencies As Death Toll Rises 

Herdsmen Killings: Enugu State Governor Holds Emergency Meeting With Security Agencies As Death Toll Rises 

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State is holding emergency security meeting with heads of all the security agencies over the gruesome killings of residents of Eha-Amufu communities in the Isi-Uzo local government area of the state. Ugamatv reports that since Monday, no fewer than 60 people have been killed including 16 persons on Thursday at...

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Orji Kalu commiserates with Buhari over niece’s death

Orji Kalu commiserates with Buhari over niece’s death

The Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu, has commiserated with the President Major General Muhammadu Buhari over the death his niece, Hajia Laraba Dauda. Kalu, in a condolence message on Friday, acknowledged the good deeds of the deceased and urged the president to take solace in the fact that the late Dauda left behind remarkable...

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I can debate from morning till night – Tinubu

I can debate from morning till night – Tinubu

Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu said he has the strength to debate from morning till night.  Tinubu stated this while addressing some young Nigerians in London. He said, “I am ready to debate with you from morning till night… and I’m speaking in London, not in Jigawa. It...

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President Buhari loses his niece 

President Buhari loses his niece 

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of his niece, Hajiya Laraba Dauda.  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, December 9, 2022. President Muhammadu Buhari, on his second day at home, has condoled with his extended family members on the demise of his...

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Buhari said we should carry on our work without fear – Emefiele says no going back on cash withdrawal limit 

Buhari said we should carry on our work without fear – Emefiele says no going back on cash withdrawal limit 

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has said that the apex bank won’t be rigid with the recently imposed cash withdrawal policy.  Recall that the CBN recently restricted the maximum cash withdrawal over-the-counter (OTC) by individuals and corporate organisations per week to N100,000 and N500,000, respectively. Commenting on this while speaking...