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Why I’ll continue to monitor LG funds, by Umahi

Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Dave Umahi, yesterday said he would continue to probe funds coming into the state local government system to ensure they were judiciously spent. He stated this in Akaeze, Ivo local government area of the state while monitoring various projects embarked upon by his administration in Ebonyi South senatorial zones of […]

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Umahi recovers from COVID-19

The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has recovered and tested negative for COVID-19. This was confirmed by the governor in a statement personally signed by him yesterday. He disclosed that his daughter and three of his close aides also tested negative for the virus. The governor thanked God for his recovery and the people of […]

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Bullion van: Policemen’s killers won’t go unpunished – Umahi

Governor Dave Umahi yesterday vowed that the armed robbers who killed four policemen in Ebonyi State during an attack on a bullion van won’t go unpunished. Gunmen had trailed a bullion van carrying money from Enugu State to Ebonyi State and killed four policemen escorts. A stray bullet from one of the robbers’ guns also […]

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Umahi suspends FADAMA3 Coordinator for alleged N145.2m fraud

Ebonyi State governor, Chief Dave Umahi, yesterday held 1st virtual state Executive council meeting in Abakaliki after testing positive for coronavirus and directed immediate suspension of Coordinator of FADAMA III in the state, Dr. Cletus Nwakpu, for alleged financial misappropriation Nwakpus’ suspension came following a report presented by the state Fiscal Responsibility Commission. Umahi directed […]

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Pests cost us N50m annually, cry Ebonyi rice farmers

People of Ekpaomaka in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, yesterday said they were losing over N50 million annually to pests. According to them, pests have continued to destroy their rice farms since 2016. Ekpaomaka, one of the neighbouring communities with Cross River State, is one of the communities in Ikwo, Ebonyi State producing […]

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Six die of coronavirus in Ebonyi

…Umahi stable, asymptomatic, says deputy gov Six of the 508 people who tested positive for coronavirus in Ebonyi State have died. This was as the state said Governor Dave Umahi, who tested positive for the virus four days ago, was in stable condition. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Daniel Umezuruike, while briefing the state Deputy […]