Tag: Enugu State

Suspected Cultists Injure Students At ESUT

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo The Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT, Agbani was thrown into uproar  on Friday night, when  armed bandits suspected to be cult boys visited the student hostel. They shot and wounded three students of the institution. The Unique Hostel, where the incident occurred and other hostels within[Read More…]

Ugwanyi Anointed To Succeed Governor Chime

Enugu state Governor Sullivan Chime is believed to have chosen Hon Ifeanyi Ugwanyi as the one to succeed him as Governor in 2015. Hon Ifeanyi Ugwanyi the member representing Igbo Eze North /Udenu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives was said to have been chosen at a meeting presided[Read More…]

Enugu Declares Sept. 25 Work Free Day For Jonathan Re-election Rally

The Enugu State Government has declared Sept. 25 a work-free-day for President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election rally. A statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Chuks Ugwoke, on Tuesday, directed markets, banks and schools in the state to remain shut while the rally lasted. Ugwoke said the closure was[Read More…]

Impeached Enugu Deputy Governor Redeployed to The Civil Service

The recently impeached Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, has been redeployed to the State Civil Service. Onyebuchi was in the State Civil Service before his appointment as the Deputy Governor of the State and has been subsequently returned to where he came from after being impeached by[Read More…]

Enugu Govt Gets Clergyman As New Deputy Governor

The Enugu State House of Assembly has confirmed a clergy cum politician, Ralph Nwoye, as the new deputy governor of the state. Premium Times reports that Mr. Nwoye, whose name was forwarded to the Assembly on Wednesday, replaces Sunday Onyebuchi who was impeached on Tuesday over allegations that he raised chickens[Read More…]

Enugu Assembly Impeaches Deputy Governor For Rearing Chickens

Members of the Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday impeached the deputy governor of the state, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi. Onyebuchi’s impeachment followed his indictment by a seven-man panel of inquiry, which investigated allegations levelled against him by members of the Enugu State House of Assembly. The panel, in its[Read More…]

FG Confirms Ebola Outbreak, Deadly Disease Hits Enugu As 22 Persons Are Quarantined

The Federal Government of Nigeria Wednesday Confirmed that an additional twenty one persons including a nurse have been quarantined in Enugu state on a suspicion of likely infection with Ebola Virus Disease. The Minister of Information Labaran Maku told State House Correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting that the[Read More…]

Allegations Against Enugu State Deputy Governor, Sunday Onyebuchi

Enugu State House of Assembly, yesterday, commenced impeachment proceedings against the state deputy governor, Chief Sunday Onyebuchi, who was accused of gross misconduct and disobedience to the lawful directives of Governor Sullivan Chime.  And members outlined a number of allegations as captured below.. “By a resolution of the Enugu State[Read More…]

Impeachment: APC Appeals To Enugu Assembly To Withdraw “Flimsy Petitions” Against Deputy Governor

The opposition, All Progressives Congress, APC, in the South-East zone has described the alleged impeachable offences brought against Onyebuchi as flimsy and appealed to the House to withdraw the “flimsy petitions” forthwith. The Assembly, tuesday, commenced impeachment proceedings against the state deputy governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, who was accused of gross misconduct and[Read More…]

Enugu Assembly Begins Impeachment Process, Serves Deputy Governor Notice

The Enugu State House of Assembly has formally commenced impeachment proceedings against the Deputy Governor, Sunday Onyebuchi , as it directed the Clerk, Christopher Chukwurah to serve (Onyebuchi) with the notice. In a sitting that lasted less than an hour Tuesday, the Assembly presided over by Speaker, Eugene Odoh, accepted[Read More…]