Tag: Enugu

20 Suspected B’ Haram Members In Enugu Arrested

Twenty suspected members of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, were arrested in Enugu on Wednesday after a commercial bus conveying them was intercepted by security operatives, at Obollo Afor in the Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State. The bus, with registration number AKD816XG, was stopped while conveying the alleged[Read More…]

Two Killed In A Failed Attempt To Declare Biafra In Enugu

Confusion in Enugu on Thursday as members of the Biafra Zionist Federation allegedly announce the secession of the ‘Republic of Biafra’ in the studio of the Enugu State Broadcasting Service. Two persons were reportedly killed in the process, including a policeman, during the face-off. The secessionists, numbering about 15 invaded the studio[Read More…]

Enugu Justice Ministry Sets Up Referral Centre For Rape Victims

The Enugu State Ministry of Justice says it has set up a referral centre for counseling rape victims due to the rising cases of sexual abuse of minors. The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Anthony Ani (SAN), announced this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria[Read More…]

FRSC Says Relocation Of Academy From Jos To Enugu, Not Political

NAN The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said on Tuesday that the decision to relocate its academy from Jos to Enugu was not politically motivated. The Plateau Sector Commander, Mr Sunday Maku, told journalists in Jos that the plan was initiated 15 years ago by the FRSC management. He said[Read More…]

2015 Election: Frank Nweke Joins Senate Race In Enugu

By Christopher Isiguzo A former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr. Frank Nweke (Jr), Sunday declared his intention to contest for the Enugu East senatorial; district seat in 2015. While former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, former Governor of old Anambra State, Senator Jim Nwobodo, and immediate past governor of[Read More…]

APC Promises To Stop Governor Sullivan Chime In Enugu By 2015

By Christopher Isiguzo The South-East chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday dismissed the claims by Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu state that the opposition party would have no place in the state in the 2015 general election as it remained a party of no substance, insisting that the[Read More…]