By: Chizoba Okeke Having seen the transition of governorship power in Enugu since 1999, one may have cause to believe that there is a working zoning system in the state. Starting from Gov. Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu East Senatorial Zone) to Gov. Sullivan Chime (Enugu West Senatorial Zone) and from Gov. Sullivan Chime to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu North Senatorial Zone). In this circle order, it will be convincing to anyone that the state is making use of zoning system. But without mixing words, it had been observed
By Chris Uchendu It was late Dr. Chuba Okadigbo who once said that it takes political sagacity to understand the arithmetic of politics. The above assertion is nothing, but the truth. Political events have since proven so. Senator Ike Ekweremmadu, the senator representing Enugu West Senatorial zone since 2003, has been so lucky politically. It is an understatement to say that he is one of the luckiest and favoured politicians in the Southeast region, if not in Nigeria. At a very young age even without
The pictures of Sullivan Chime visit to the residence of Sen.Nnamani were shared on Senator Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani's Facebook page today. The two political leaders were former Governor of Enugu state,South East, Nigeria. Sullivan Iheanacho Chime was Governor of the Eastern state between 2007 and 2015,while his predecessor,Senator Chimaroke Nnamani was Governor between 1999 and 2007. He is currently the Senator representing Enugu East in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly.He was subsequently appointed
By: Author Tim Joe. Enugu state which was among the five states that made up the Southeast region of Nigeria was created in the year, 1991, on the 27th August, precise. Before this date, of separating Enugu from the old Anambra, which Enugu was the capital, they have been few people like Jim Nwobodo and others from Enugu who has governed the state. When Enugu becomes independent, Chief Jim Nwobodo owing to his position as the former governor, then quickly sent for his brother, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, who was
At the moment, no serving Governor in Nigeria is less than 45years of Age. However, since Nigeria returned to Democratic Rule in 1999 till date, only Five Nigerians became Governor's in the Thirties. They include 1. Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia State) Kalu, 60 is the incumbent Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District and the Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, The Businessman turned Politician is the Chairman of SLOK Holdings and the Sun Newspapers. Kalu contested and won the Abia State Governorship Seat under
Nneka Nnamani was an Amiable and Calm Lady who endeared the heart of the people of Enugu State to Fall to her. Its a pity that she died over a Deadly Disease known as Sickle Cell Anaemia. Sickle Cell Disease is a group of disorders that malfunctions and causes the red blood cells to break down. This leads to the cells which die early thereby causing a shortage of red blood cell and blood flow. Nnenna Agnes Nnamani was married to Dr Chimaroke Nnamani who was once Governor of Enugu State. He was elected into
Three years to the next general election, different people and political parties are already warming up. The state of Enugu is one of the places where crisis may erupt if care is not taken. This is because of the so called zoning system. I have been following the political development of this state. I have read countless articles on this issue of zoning. This same issue has resulted to so many grassroot political crisis here in the state. The zoning system is something we all know. I won't talk much about it,
1. Buhari presents 2021 budget Thursday President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday present the 2021 Appropriations Bill to a Joint session of the National Assembly. Buhari’s letter of request was read during plenary by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, in Abuja. The letter reads: “May I crave the kind indulgence of the Distinguished Senate to grant me the slot of 11:00hrs on Thursday, 8th October, 2020, to formally present the 2021 Appropriation bill to the Joint Session of the National Assembly. “While
Some People might have forgotten this Governor but he is one person that will remain in the history of Enugu State for a long time. Chimaroke Nnamani is currently the Senator Representing Enugu East in the National Assembly. He was born in May 1960 and he is currently 60 years Old. Chimaroke's teenage life revolved around the bubbling city of Enugu where he had both his primary and Secondary school at Methodist Primary School and College of the Immaculate Conception (CIC) respectively which are both located
By Prince Ejeh Josh In past months, there have been rising but surreptitious battles for the soul of 2023 in different parts of the country. Many political bigwigs have started pitching tent, taking sides, touring the shore of Nigeria in the guise of consultation for their preferred candidates and choice political party. This move is not surprising since it’s not new in the political landscape of our system. Politicking is long expected from different quarters. National dailies and social media outlets are
Senator Ike Ekweremadu is a Politician and Lawyer by profession, he is a native of Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu state. He was born on May 12 1962, in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State, Southeastern Nigeria. Ike Ekweremadu, holds a first and second degree in Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), he was called to Bar in 1987 and holds Doctorate Degree in Law from the University of Abuja, Nigeria. In 1997, he was the Chairman of Aninri Local Government Area and won the Best Chairman
There has been a continued argument both online and offline over the "social media" bill of recent. Like we all know, the issue of social media Bill initiated by the Nigerian senate did not begin yesterday or the day before, it began as far back as 2015 but resurrected in 2019 when a Nigerian lawmaker Sen. Muhammad Saani Musa of Niger state East Senatorial district sponsored it. The social media bill which is titled "protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulations and Other Related Matters Bill 2019"
The current health pandemic has prompted the adoption of various greeting methods. Two former governors of Enugu state, and prominent politicians, Chimaroke Nnamani, and Sullivan Chime have greeted each other using the popular wakanda greeting style. The two politicians met to discuss on various ways to help in moving the state forward. As the meeting went on the way, the two politicians observed the social distancing rule, as stipulated by the health authorities. Chimaroke Nnamani was the governor of Enugu
—By Izuchukwu Ochenwari Eze Enugu based Public Affairs Analyst Akpa Francis has urge the former commissioner for youths and sport Mr Ray Nnaji not to be a nuisance and distractor in Enugu State. He stated this while responding to statements by Mr Nnaji where he stated that Sen. Ike Ekweremmadu cannot be a Governor, Akpa Francis describes the statements as pointless and ineffectual stating that power belongs to God alone and not man. Akpa Francis also describes Mr Ray Nnaji as politician who cannot influence
Tomorrow, Saturday, 19th September, Senator Dr Chimaroke Nnamani will lead all his political boys under the umbrella body of Ebeano Political Family to a solidarity visit on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state. Significantly, Chimaroke Nnamani made almost all the politicians in Enugu state today. Surprisingly, former gov Sullivan Chime who betrayed Chimaroke Nnamani paid him a visit today at his Agbani country home. Sullivan has lost out in Enugu state politics despite being a two term former governor.
The topic of Igbo presidency is one of the major political topics that is talked about on almost on news and social media platforms, and one of the most prevalent question that is usually asked is during this discussions is, can the southeast deliver the agenda of Igbo presidency in 2023? The answer to this question is very simple, yes the southeast can deliver the agenda of Igbo presidency in 2023, but they must put forward politicians that have strong political influence and experience as their front men.
Following the move of the Senate to regulate bleaching creams in the country many Nigerians have been reacting to the motion many condemning the steps by the senate regarding it as misplaced priority.
The Wife of Zik of Africa Faults The Governments For Neglect. Today being the 16th day of November is usually the birthday of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe popularly known as Zik of Africa. He was the first President of Nigeria and a heroic nationalist. Nnamdi Azikiwe hailed from Anambra State in the South East of the country. The Government of Anambra State declared and held public holiday in the honor of the late Zik of Africa. In Anambra State today the private, public and market places were under lock and key to
It is said in politics. There is no permanent enemy but permanent interest. Today in Enugu state marks the remaking of a new political dawn. Today September 19, 2020 currently there is a strong political unification and merging of camps called Ebeano and Gburugburu. It is the political unification between Former Governor Dr Chimaroke Nnamani and Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (the serving Governor of Enugu State). In attendance is crop of political gladiators in Enugu state between 1999-2020. This political merger focus
An individual from the National Assembly, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has said that the Akanu Ibam global air terminal in Enugu, which was re-opened a weekend ago, will help the country's monetary development. Nnamani, in an announcement gave in Abuja on Monday, while communicating delight on the returning of the air terminal after the fixes, was hopeful that the economy of the country particularly in the eastern locale that was on a low ebb due to the shutdown irritated by the flare-up of coronavirus would