Monday, March 8, 2021

Enugu

March 7, 2021

Police extortion too high in South-East, commuters should discourage it: Commissioner

The commissioner said the region would soon take its proper place in the police force.

March 5, 2021

Fire razes Onitsha plastic market

Some of the items destroyed by the fire included plastic buckets, drums, baskets, chairs and tables, among others.

Fire outbreak
March 5, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Fresh bank documents expose how Governor Umahi withdrew billions in cash from Ebonyi treasury

The Gazette’s revelations on David Umahi’s financial misdeeds in public service have left our reporters receiving frequent harassment and death threats from his aides and goons.

Governor Dave Umahi
March 4, 2021

Residents groan as acute water scarcity hits Enugu

“Again, we cannot borehole due to the topography of Enugu which is covered by coal.”

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Governor, Enugu State
March 3, 2021

Ebonyi Governor Umahi earmarks N3bn for “#EndSARS youth empowerment scheme”

The governor said that the summit, which was the first in the country, was at President Muhammadu Buhari’s instance to address the youths’ agitations on the EndSARS protests of 2020.

David Umahi
March 1, 2021

MASSOB leader tackles Nnamdi Kanu, cautions against incitement

“Igbo’s cannot afford to go to another war with Nigeria and at no point should they be incited into hostilities with the rest of Nigeria.”

Ralph Uwazurike
February 26, 2021

ECOWAS Court dismisses application seeking inclusion in N50bn Civil War compensation

The court had awarded a consent judgement on the matter in 2017, ordering N50 billion as compensation to the victims of remnants of explosives from Nigeria’s three-year civil war.

ECOWAS Court (Credit: Nigeria Guardian)
February 25, 2021

Governor Umahi suspends aides’ allowances ‘for leaking classified bank documents to Peoples Gazette’

“He stopped our running expenses two weeks ago because he became angry that we all betrayed him by sending bank documents to the media,” an affected official said.

David Umahi
February 25, 2021

Enugu community crisis worsens as leader shot dead in Oruku

“The command is intensifying all efforts to fish out and bring the perpetrators to book,” said Mr. Ndukwe.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Governor, Enugu State
February 22, 2021

South-east governors intervene in Uzodinma, Okorocha feud

“We sue for calm among the supporters of both leaders.’’

Rochas and Uzodinma