By Precious Okolobo
Two intrepid journalists in Ebonyi State who irreverently tried to rubbish the image of hardworking Governor Dave Umahi deserve all that has happened to them. His Excellency, now deserving the title of ‘Emperor,” acted within his sovereign powers when he drew a cordon around Government House, Abakiliki and all government buildings in the state, and made them out of bounds to Mr. Chijioke Agwu, a reporter with Sun newspaper and Mr. Peter Okutu, his colleague from Vanguard newspaper. The two-man gang has been barred from entering Government House or any government facility in Ebonyi State for life.
SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
The Federal Government Thursday said it will subject the bank accounts of all the Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to forensic audit.
Edo State Deputy Governor , Phillip Shuaibu disclosed this to State House correspondents after the National Executive Council ( NEC) meeting presided over by Vice – President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has ordered the immediate closure of St. Vincent Hospital at Igbagu in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi, following suspected outbreak of Lassa fever at the hospital.
SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the release of N10billion Special Intervention Fund for immediate repairs and upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International airport, Enugu.
Sunday Ode, Abuja
The Federal Government on Wednesday announced the suspension of the RUGA settlement programme with immediate effect.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has demanded an apology from the governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, whom he said had betrayed IPOB.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has condemned the position of the Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi and the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Nnia Nwodo on the proposed sit-at-home protest announced by the group.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has said whether President Muhammadu Buhari wins or loses, an Igbo man would not be allowed to produce the next president of Nigeria in 2023.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has called out Governors of South East over the Operation Python Dance 3 launched on Sunday by the Nigerian army in the region.
Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, said wicked people tagged his principal ‘Jubril of Sudan’ because they wanted him dead.He said this in a birthday tribute in honour of the president.