As the 2023 Governorship Election is fast approaching, some prominent Politicians have been named as potential Governorship Aspirants, Notable among them are: (1) Hon. Edwin Anayo Nwonu Hon. Anayo is a 44years-old Lawmaker representing Ezza North/Ishielu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.
May 30 and 31 every year are days set aside by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to celebrate Biafra Remembrance Day. Recall IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who had earlier declared a sit-at-home order in all Southeastern states. He also urged residents in these states to stock their homes with food items ahead of the order.
It is no longer News that today the 31st day of May, 2021 has been set aside to mourn the Biafrian Heroes who died during the civil war. Haven given the directive that all Igbos should stay at home as a sign of respect to those they are mourning, Igbos across the country decided to comply.
Governor Umahi gives 7 days ultimatum for the release for children abducted over land dispute in Ebonyi State
Some children have been kidnapped in Ebonyi state from Enyigba community in Abakaliki Local Government Area over its land dispute with Enyibirichiri Community of Ikwo Local Government Area. Confirming the incident, Uchenna Orji, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Ebonyi State stated on Monday, 7th of June, that Governor Umahi David has promised to rescue the abducted children.
Although 2023 is still far to most Political Pundits in Ebonyi State, As the clock ticks, there are Notable Politicians to watch out especially those perceived perceived to be nursing the ambition of becoming the Next Governor of the State.They include 1.Senator Obinna Ogba (PDP)The 59years-old Ogba hails from Ishielu Local Government Area, began his political career in 2002 following his appointment as Commissioner for Youths and Sports in Ebonyi State, a position he held from 2002 to 2003.
The Executive Governor of Ebonyi State and the Chairman of the South East Governors Forum, Dave Umahi has ordered the Nigerian Police to shoot at sight anyone trying to attack them in South East. The APC governor gave this order in Abakaliki while welcoming visiting Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of South-East zone, DIG Joseph Egbunike at the Executive Council Chambers of the old Government House, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
The Ebonyi State Police Command has moved to clear the air on the news that a suicide bomber detonated an explosive in Ebonyi State. According to the Police, a policeman by name Idi Aminu mistakenly detonated the grenade which exploded and eventually killed him. This was revealed by the Ebonyi State Police Command through the spokesperson, Loveth Odah, during a briefing in Abakaliki.
The Sports Writers Association, Ebonyi State Chapter has commended Governor David Umahi for conceiving and staging the School Sports Competition and other youths oriented sports programmes and policies. The competition entered its grand finale on Thursday with the Governor on hand to watch the final of the senior secondary football category between, Holy Ghost Abakaliki and St Michaels School Oshiri.
According to Daily Post, it was confirmed by the Ebonyi State Police Command that an Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) loyalist in Abakaliki, was shot dead. Speaking to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), DSP Loveth Odah, who is the police spokesperson, reported that hoodlum was shot dead during a gun fight with force men, during the sit-at-home exercise on Monday.
Panic In Ebonyi Over Sit-At-Home Order By IPOB Photo Credit: The News Nigeria Residents of Abakaliki, Ebonyi capital have been thrown into fear over the sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra known as IPOB. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, had called on the five Eastern states to stock food items ahead of the order.
Today's Headlines: Nigerians Don't Need Bank Accounts -EFCC, Restructuring Will End Insecurity -Peter Obi
Nigerians Don't Need Bank Accounts - EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is not compulsory for Nigerians to have bank accounts amid the rising spate of bank frauds and insider crimes in the banking sector. The EFCC also kicked against the idea of opening bank accounts with phone numbers, arguing that nearly 40 per cent of Americans do not have accounts.
Various activities came to a standstill today as Igbos in various states complied with the sit at home order issued by IPOB. Businesses, banks, and schools were shut as major roads that used to be very busy were deserted. May 31st, 2021 was set aside to mourn Biafrans that died during the civil war and south easterners were told to stay at home.
Umahi mocks IPOB’s sit-at-home order Photo Credit: Vanguard Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Saturday mocked the sit-at-home order declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, saying freedom fighters should not be outside the country and vomiting rubbish. He described the directive of IPOB as an act of foolishness.
Earlier on in the day, an unidentified young man reportedly ended his own life by detonating a bomb vest he strapped to himself opposite Amaizu/Amangbala primary school in Afikpo LGA of the Ebonyi State. According to an eyewitness's account, the incident happened close to the Eke Market in Afikpo which is the biggest market in the area.
The people who make unnecessary press releases from Abuja in the name of National Assembly Members from Ebonyi State are simply ingrates.They are the real self seeking enemies of Ebonyi State who are bent on deceiving the people for selfish reasons. We are all from Ebonyi State and we know what this state was before now.
Every 30th of May, the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) mourn the Biafran heroes who died during the civil war. This they do by "staying at home". Staying at home simply means that no Igbos should go to work, farm or Market.
In a news report this evening from The Guardian Nigeria, it was gathered that the Police Command in Ebonyi state has come out to say that there was no incident of suicide bombing in the state as being circulated on social media platforms earlier today Tuesday, May 25.
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. (Chief) David Nweze Umahi, FNSE, FNATE, was a Special Guest of Honour at a novelty football match as part of the ongoing 2021 Governor David Nweze Umahi’s Annual School Sports at the Ebonyi South Zone holding at the Government Secondary School Okposi.
The Indeginous People of Biafra (IPOB) Has reportedly declared Sit-at-home order in some parts of the southeastern Nigeria. This Sit-at-home order has been generating different reaction on the internet since today. New Pictures currently going viral on the internet, showed the current condition of abakaliki, the capital city of ebonyi state as residents Observe sit at home order.
The accidental shooting of an officer by a colleague in front of the old Ebonyi Government House, Abakaliki, has been verified by the Ebonyi Police Command. In a telephone conversation with newsmen, the state Commissioner of Police (CP), Aliyu Garba, confirmed the report.