News - Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu Govt. Tasks Security Personnel On Counter Terrorism

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has called on security personnel and agencies in the state to take security workshops seriously in order to improve the fight against crime in the state. Speaking at the national sensitisation workshop on the implementation of the National Counter Terrorism Strategy, the governor, represented by...

Enugu Govt Signs 2017 Budget Into Law

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Enugu State governor,  Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has signed the 2017 budget estimated at 105.72 billion Naira,  themed budget of Economic Recovery and Inclusive Development into law. Governor Ugwuanyi commended the Enugu State House of Assembly members for a speedy passage of the budget and promised to fully implement it for the development...

National Assembly Will Not Support Grazing Reserves -- Ike Ekweremadu

10 months ago /

Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, says the National Assembly will not support the creation of grazing reserves anywhere in the country. Addressing newsmen on Sunday after a meeting of the South East governors and stakeholders in Enugu, Ekweremadu said that there was no bill on the creation of grazing reserves...

PDP Names WIke Chairman Of National Convention Committee

11 months ago /
Politics 

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) has constituted four special committees in preparation for the party’s oncoming National Convention. Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha, National Organising Secretary on behalf of the National Chairman, Sen. (Dr.) Ali Modu-Sheriff named Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike as the committee chairman and Darius Ishaku of...

Enugu State Govt. Embarks On Renovation Of Schools

1 year ago /
Education 

The Enugu State Government has begun the renovation of dilapidated schools in the state, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has said. Speaking at an occasion to mark the World Teachers Day in Enugu on Monday, Ugwuanyi, who was represented by the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, said that most of the schools...

Gov. Ugwuanyi Worried About Lack Of Modern, Equipped Hospitals In South East

1 year ago /
Health  Nation 

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has expressed worries over the lack of modern and well-equipped hospitals in the South East geo-political zone. Underscoring the need for modern health facilities in the zone, Ugwuanyi noted that the diagnostic center being built by the state government was meant to reduce the current...

Nigerian Shippers Council To Site Dry Port In Enugu

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Mr Hassan Bello, says the council has received approval to construct a dry port in Enugu State. Bello made the announcement in Enugu on Tuesday when he led the management team on a courtesy visit to Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. The executive secretary said the...

Gov. Ugwuanyi Inaugurates Committee On Child Fostering, Adoption

1 year ago /
Nation 

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Monday inaugurated a child fostering and adoption committee to clamp down on baby factories in the state. The 15-member committee is headed by the Archbishop of the Anglican Ecclesiastical Province, Enugu, Bishop Emmanuel Chukwuma. Members of the committee include the commissioners for gender and social...

Nebo Urges Nigerians To Seek Regular Psychiatric Test

1 year ago /
Health  Nation 

Former Minister of Power Chinedu Nebo has urged Nigerians to undergo regular psychiatric test before seeking any socio-political and economic positions. Nebo made the call at a workshop organised by the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital in collaboration with the West African College of Nursing in Enugu on Tuesday. He said that this had...

Gov. Obiano Of Anambra Pays Private Visit To Enugu Counterpart

1 year ago /
Nation 

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Monday paid a private visit to his Enugu State counterpart, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, at the Government House, Enugu. The meeting between the two governors which held behind closed doors lasted about one hour. However, when they emerged from their deliberations, Obiano told newsmen that he had...

Military Played Neutral Role At Elections, Says Outgoing GOC, 82 Division

1 year ago /
Nation 

The out-going General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Enugu, Maj.-Gen. Suleiman Yusuf, has said that the military in Enugu State played a neutral role during the 2015 general elections. Speaking during a farewell visit to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in Enugu on Monday, Yusuf said that Enugu was one of...

JUSUN Suspends Strike Six Month Strike In Enugu

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) in Enugu State has called off its six-month-old strike. The suspension followed a four-hour discussion between the state governor, Mr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, and the leadership of the union led by its Chairman, Mr Chinedu Mba, in Enugu on Wednesday. Briefing newsmen at the end of...

 

Enugu Governor Pays Hospital Bill Of Expectant Mothers

1 year ago /
Health 

At least nineteen patients will soon smile home with their babies without paying any money to the management of park-lane general hospital Enugu state. This is because the governor of Enugu state Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has promised to offset their bills.         ...

Gubernatorial Election Results: APC In Clear Lead

1 year ago /

Results of the April 11 governorship election held in 29 states in Nigeria have started trickling in. As at the last count, results so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, show that former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai won the governorship election in Kaduna state. El-Rufai,...

2015 Polls: Dubem Onyia Appeals For Calm

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Chief Dubem Onyia, a former Foreign Affairs Minister and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday appealed for calm in the run up to the general elections in the country. Onyia said in a statement issued in Abuja that the elections should not be about President Goodluck Jonathan of...

Court Restrains Senator Ayogu Eze From Parading Himself As Enugu PDP Governorship Candidate

2 years ago /
Politics 

The Enugu state high court restrained senator Ayogu Eze from parading himself as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election. The court also restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from recognizing Eze as its candidate in the election. The order followed an application by Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi...

Ugwuanyi Secures PDP Guber Ticket In Enugu State

2 years ago /
Politics 

The member representing Udenu/Igboeze North Federal Constituency in Enugu State, Mr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Monday won the PDP gubernatorial ticket for the 2015 general elections.In the primary held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, Ugwuanyi scored 933 votes to defeat four other aspirants including Sen Ayogu Eze and the Speaker...

 

Efforts To Unify PDP Primaries In Enugu Fail As Parallel Polls Persist

2 years ago /
Politics 

Efforts by the PDP Electoral Committee for Enugu State to organise a unified governorship primary election on Monday failed as some of the aspirants headed different ways for different reasons. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while two of the seven aspirants withdrew from the race, one boycotted it...

PDP Bans Endorsement Of Candidates By Governors, State Chapters

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared all consensus governorship candidates raised by party’s state chapters, null and void. The party’s National Working Committee, NWC, again warned state governors elected on the platform of the party to desist from nominating a sole candidate to succeed them in...

 

Consensus Candidacy Is Democratic – Gov. Chime

2 years ago /
Politics 

Gov. Sullivan Chime of Enugu State said on Sunday in Enugu that consensus candidacy was democratic in politics if the people approved the arrangement. He spoke while addressing journalists on the recent emergence of Mr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as the consensus governorship candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015...