An Ebonyi State Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Obiahu, has located the incidences of religious killings across the country to direct lack of knowledge of the basic tenets of the Islamic religion.
The Ebonyi Government on Monday suspended the collection of consolidated revenue, income tax and property rates in the state until further notice.
Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi, says the zone will negotiate with whomever it will support in the 2019 presidential election on its wellbeing.
Umahi gave the charge on Monday when members of the association paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Abakaliki.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Lovett Odah, told the News Agency of Nigeria that adequate security preparations had been put in place to secure lives and property of every citizen.
According to him, if the government desires to achieve overwhelming result in its fight against corruption, it must adopt inclusive approach rather than selective method.
The Police spokesperson in the state, Lovett Odah, made the disclosure to newsmen in Abakaliki on Thursday shortly after a protest by people of Akpoha community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of the state at the command.
Nwachukwu, who spoke to newsmen on Friday in Abakaliki at the party secretariat, said that all arrangements had been put in place to ensure hitch-free, credible and successful exercise.
Prof. Chigozie Ogbu, the Deputy National President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, stated this on Wednesday in Abakaliki, while delivering a speech at a town hall meeting.
The party chairman, Chief Eze Nwachukwu, who briefed newsmen on Monday in Abakaliki, said that the ratification of the zoning arrangement was the major decision taken at a stakeholders’ meeting held behind closed doors.
The Prosecution Counsel, Peter Amadi, told the court that Ogiji, on Nov.10, 2006 at Abakaliki in the court’s magisterial district, knowingly swore false affidavit of a First School Leaving Certificate.
Dr Daniyan Babafemi, Head of Clinical Services at the centre, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abakaliki.
Emmanuel Uzor, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor David Umahi, made the disclosure in Abakaliki on Friday at a news conference on the outcome of the state Executive Council’s meeting.
The step follows a complaint by the alleged victim’s cousin, Esther Nwafor, that the uncles, a 35-year-old father of five, and the other, a 25-year-old father of one, had been molesting the child.
Nwachukwu said that INEC should beam its searchlight on some politicians who indulge in collecting PVCs from unsuspecting owners in exchange for money or promises of employment in the state civil service.
Prof. John Eke, the Commissioner for Education, told NAN on Monday in Abakaliki, that the schools were reopened as no new case of the disease was reported since Jan. 18.