South East Governors Forum In A Closed Door Meeting Over IPOB In Enugu.

In view of the prevailing security situation in the South East and its attendant consequences, the South East Governors in a closed door meeting with the GOC, 82 Division, Enugu, Major General, Abubakar Adamu, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, the President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo,  among others at Enugu  Government House, resolved that:

“1.     All activities of IPOB are hereby proscribed. IPOB and all other aggrieved groups are advised to articulate their position on all National issues and submit to the Committee of Governors, Ohaneze Ndigbo and National Assembly Members from the South East Zone, through the Chairman, South East Governors Forum.

2.     All Governors of South East Zone are to ensure compliance in their respective State.

3.     South East Governors Forum, Ohaneze Ndigbo and National Assembly Members do hereby reinforce their commitment to a united and indivisible Nigeria.

4.     We also reinforce our desire for the restructuring of Nigeria where all National issues will be discussed and amicably settled to achieve justice and fairness to every Nigerian.

5.     We reiterate our earlier position that the November 18, 2017 Governorship election in Anambra State must hold.

6.     Accordingly, we appeal to Mr. President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR to please, withdraw the Military in the South East Zone, while Police perform their traditional role of maintaining law and order.

7.     South East Governors have taken concrete steps to protect lives and property of indigenes and non-indigenes in the South East.

8.     We are in touch with the Northern Governors Forum, they have assured us of the safety of all our people living in the north and we have also planned for exchange of visits between the Governors and to re-enforce the confidence of Nigerians in this respect.

9.     In keeping with our earlier position, we wish to assure Nigerians that full investigation is ongoing on all allegations of killings, maiming and other unlawful conduct in the South East Zone within this period. The Governors and the Security agencies are in agreement that appropriate action will be taken against anyone found culpable.

10. We advise all residents of the South East to go about their normal businesses as Government of each State is committed to protecting everyboby.

11. Finally, we advise our people in the South East to please be Law abiding.”

Engr. Nweze Dave Umahi, FNSE, FNATE
Governor of Ebonyi State/
Chiarman, South East Governors Forum

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Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development Applauds Gov. Ugwuanyi…

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator (Mrs.) Aisha Jumai Alhassan, has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s giant strides in uplifting the well-being of Nigerian women and children in the state, saying that the federal government is impressed with the commitment. Continue reading

BREAKING: Enugu State Government Sacks three Commissioners..

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State carried out a cabinet reshuffle which saw three commissioners stepping down and two new ones sworn in at the meeting of the State Executive Council.

The affected three Commissioners include;

Dr. Godwin Udeuhele (Commissioner for Information),

Mr. Charles Ndukwe (Commissioner for Youth and Sport) and Continue reading

ASUU Strike Set To Commence On October 2.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) said on Monday that it would commence a warning strike on October 2.

A statement signed by Ben Ugheoke, the Chairman, University of Abuja chapter of ASUU, stated that the Federal Government had failed to embark on meaningful dialogue with the union. Continue reading

Cross River To Float ‘Cally Air’ Airline by November.

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River says the state government is to float an airline, to be called ‘Cally Air’ as part of its tourism investment drive.

Ayade said this on Monday in Calabar while playing host to a consortium of Indian investors. Continue reading

PHOTOs: Gov. Ugwuanyi Receives The 1st International Cargo Plane At Enugu Airport.


His excellency, the executive governor of Enugu state, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi today witnessed the landing of the first international cargo plane  by Ethiopian airways at the Akanu Ibiam International airport, Enugu.

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2000 Jobs Underway In Enugu State.

His Excellency, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State through the State’s Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB), has commenced the process for the recruitment of 2000 (two thousand) primary school teachers to enhance the standard of education in the primary school system. Continue reading

What Counts As Cheating In a Relationship???

I’ve come to discover that one of the greatest challenges to a committed relationship is when one partner goes outside the marriage to look for a connection, either physical and/or emotional.

When people find out about infidelity, they often make all kinds of assumptions about how and why people have affairs. Here are the nine most common misconceptions about infidelity, and the real take on what you need to know. Continue reading

President Buhari Inaugurates His Economic Adviser.

The ceremony took place during the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC on Wednesday at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The president who presided over the meeting also inaugurated other four special advisers and one permanent secretary. Continue reading