Have You Heard Of The Salt Lake In Ebonyi State That Supplied Salt To The Entire Eastern Region During The Civil War
Have you ever heard of the Okposi Salt Lake in Ebonyi State? The lake is located almost 2 hours from Abakaliki, in Ohazara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. According to local lore, the lake was discovered by two hunters 400 years ago when they realized the water couldn't quench their taste.
It was reported today that the federal government of Nigeria recently declared the south east region as "red zone," due to high level of insecuriy in the region. The governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi made this disclosure yesterday in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.
Catholic Bishop of Abakaliki Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev Dr. Peter Nworie Chukwu has yeterday held his first and Thanksgiving holy mass at his home town parish, St. Jude Catholic Parish, Onunweke, Umuezeokaha in Ezza North local government Area of Ebonyi State.He was recieved in grand style with blissful occasion as the atmosphere of the entire community was charged with song of praises.
Newly ordained and installed Catholic Bishop of Abakaliki Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev. Peter Nworie Chukwu had on Monday held his first ever Holy mass as a bishop for the 2021 Seminarians' Annual Reunion at the Holy ghost Catholic Cathedral in Ogoja Road, Abakaliki Ebonyi State.
The governor of Ebonyi state , Dave Umahi has said that the igbos were responsible for the ongoing crises and killings in the region. Governor Umahi said this during the World Igbo Day celebration at the Christian Ecumenical Centre, Abakaliki. Governor Umahi has been very vocal in condemning the activities of agitators in the southeast.
Today's Headlines: Police Arrest Peoples Democratic Party Chief For Kidnapping, FG Warns IPOB, Other
Photo Credit To Google Police Arrest Peoples Democratic Party Chief For Kidnapping, Murder In Ebonyi The zonal ex-officio of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ebonyi, Francis Okechukwu Kalu has been arrested and detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department of the Ebonyi State Police Command, Abakaliki. Vanguard reports that Kalu was arrested by the Imo State Police Command and later transferred to the command in Abakaliki for further investigation.
Umahi Doesn't Want Nigeria To Be Restructured Because He Believes Ebonyi State Won't Survive- Amaechi
The Former Minister of Aviation in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi has revealed that the governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi does not want Nigeria to be restructured. In a statement made available by Mbazulike Amaechi, Dave Umahi does not want Nigeria to be restructured because he believes that Ebonyi State is poor and cannot survive without Federal allocation
In aftermath of the flag-off of three Nigerian Army Field Training Exercises on Monday 4 October 2021 at Emene in Enugu state, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has commenced an operational assessment of the conduct of units and formations in Ebonyi and Anambra States respectively.
The Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki got a new bishop just recently, precisely, Thursday, August 19, 2021. His name is Most Rev. Peter Nworie Chukwu. If you can recall, he was appointed the bishop-elect of diocese by Pope Francis sometimes ago. Most Rev.
The Ebonyi Youth Congress (EYC) has faulted the zoning formula for the 2023 governorship election as previously announced by the Ebonyi State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP). Photo credit: News Diary In a statement issued by the EYC group yesterday, Uka Anya, who is the group’s President, urged the leaders and Ebonyi people to remain vigilant at all time and not to allow agents of confusion to cause crisis in the state by resorting to an already dated zoning agreement.
The Governor of Ebonyi State and the Chairman of the South East Governors Forum, Dave Umahi has made it clear that the Governors of the south east region are prepared and ready to fight against the sit at home order which was declared by the members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, describing it as foolish and devilish.
Earlier today, the Ebonyi State Senior Comrades Forum paid a courtesy call to the Member representing Ikwo/Ezza-South Federal Constituency, Hon. (Comrade) Chinedu Ogah, OON at his Abakaliki residence to commiserate with him over the demise of his Senior Legislative Aide and State Youth Leader of the APC, Late Comrade Ogochukwu David Elem.
PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers Ebonyi State Police Command said it has arrested suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB/Eastern Security Network (ESN) that allegedly murdered 7 innocent persons in the State. Briefing newsmen at the Command’s headquarters in Abakaliki, the State Commissioner, CP Aliyu Garba explained that “in the early hours of August 9th 2021, while in forceful enforcement of illegal Sit-At-Home order by the suspects, 7 innocent persons who were going about their lawful businesses along Ohaozara/Onicha expressway by Anike Village were blocked, gruesomely murdered and their vehicles set ablaze.”
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, has stated that the structure of the sit-at-home order declared by the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been hijacked by hoodlums. He made this known today, Tuesday, September 21, 2021, while speaking to the South-East Council of Traditional Rulers, during a meeting at the Christian Ecumenical Centre, Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.
Francis Okechukwu Kalu, the zonal ex-officio of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi state has been arrested for alleged kidnapping, murder and armed robbery. He was detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department of the Ebonyi State Police Command, Abakaliki. However, the public secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party stated that if someone is accused of the above charges that they should be able to identify the victims, such as the person he kidnapped, the person he killed or the person he robbed.
Ebonyi Reps member advises politicians on airport construction: "Avoid politics of anger, bitterness
Hon. Chinedu Ogah, Member of Parliament for Ikwo/Ezza South Federal Constituency, on Friday urged politicians to avoid politics of anger, bitterness, and acrimony, saying such attitudes were detrimental to the state's progress and development. While clarifying some pressing issues arising from the ongoing construction of an International Cargo Airport in Ebonyi State, Ogah stated in Abakaliki that what was crucial at this stage of the State's political history was for everyone to join hands and ensure that the current administration's legacy-making projects were protected and not destroyed on the platform of mediocy.
The Peoples Democratic Party, Ebonyi State chapter, said it has zoned its governorship ticket to the Abakaliki The state chairman, Fred Udeogu, made it known while speaking with the press in Abakaliki. Mr Fred said that two senatorial zones wil decide for themselves on whether the North or the Central will produce the next governor of the state.
By OBINNA EZUGWU Map of Ebonyi State Youth groups in Ebonyi South Senatorial district under the auspices of Ebonyi South Youth Congress (ESYC), have kicked against suggestions in some quarters that the state governorship seat has been zoned to the Abakaliki block, comprising of Ebonyi North and Ebonyi Central Senatorial Zones.
On Saturday, police in Abakaliki announced that they had recovered a nine-month-old girl who had been abandoned at Ebonyi Riverside in Ezzillo Community in Ebonyi's Ishielu Local Government Area. This is according to a statement made by DSP Loveth Odah, the state's police spokesperson. She claimed that the child was discovered by a farmer on Friday and that the farmer immediately notified the authorities.
According to a report released by VANGUARD yesterday, September 9, 2021, Police have arrested People Democratic Party (PDP) Chief, Francis Okechukwu Kalu for kidnapping, armed robbery and murder in Ebonyi State. Photo Credit: SAHARA REPORTS Also, according to the report, the zonal ex-officio of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State, Francis Okechukwu Kalu has been arrested and detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department of the Ebonyi State Police Command, Abakaliki.