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Ebonyi not part of Biafra, says Gov Umahi

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Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state, on Sunday said Ebonyi state was not part of the states that formed the “Sovereign States of Biafra,” which had been proclaimed by the Indigenous People of Biafra. Umahi, who also serves as Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum, however, said some of …

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2019: We’ll reject intimidation – Gov Umahi


Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has vowed to reject any form of intimidation, harassment and manipulation during the 2019 elections. He also said that in 2019, ‘the remnants of the House of Esau” would be chased out of the state, adding Ebonyi people remained grateful to God for the kind …

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PDP governor tells Buhari to grant amnesty to looters


Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi has asked the Federal Government to grant amnesty to public officers holders accused of looting. Umahi stated this on Monday when he declared open a training on anti-corruption, ethics and integrity in Abakaliki. The event was organised for local government officials in the state. …

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Ebonyi senator, ex-minister, 13 others defect from PDP to APC

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The senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sonni Ogbuoji, and an ex-Minister of State for Power and Steel, Goddy Ogbaga and 13 others on Saturday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. The defectors announced their defection during a rally organised by …

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APC, originator of hate speech – Ebonyi PDP secretary


The Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State, Bethran Okulegu, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the mastermind of hate speech in the country. He said the development was posing a threat to democracy in Nigeria. Okulegu spoke in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, …

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