UNICEF HAILS UGWUANYI’S PEOPLE-CENTRED GOVERNANCE

The country office of UNICEF in Nigeria has declared its full support for what it called a people-centred approach to governance adopted by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state since he assumed office. Stating that Governor Ugwuanyi’s government is strong, the UNICEF country representative, Mohammed Fall, who led a delegation from the global body on a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu yesterday said, “I want also to thank you for your leadership, thank you for your vision, your government is also strong. “Since you became governor of Enugu…

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ENUGU GOVERNOR RESHUFFLES CABINET

Three commissioners stepped down while two new ones came on board as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State effected a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday. The three commissioners affected in the exercise include Dr. Godwin Udeuhele (commissioner for Information), Mr. Charles Ndukwe (commissioner for Youth and Sport) and Barrister Smart Ogbe (commissioner for Inter-Governmental Affairs). The two new commissioners sworn in during the meeting of the State Executive Council include Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe who now takes charge of Information and Mr. Joseph Udedi who was deployed to the Ministry of Youth and…

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Music Festival Holds October in Enugu

Enugu State has been chosen by the World Music and Dance Creation Organization (WOMADCO) to host its festival holding in October this year. Organizers of the coming festival said in Enugu that the Coal City has been chosen for the event in view of her status as one of the safest states in the country just as it also offers conducive environment for residents and visitors alike. While commending Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for creating a conducive environment for creative ventures and other economic development activities to thrive in the state,…

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GOOD GOVERNANCE: GERMAN AMBASSADOR COMMENDS ENUGU GOVERNOR

The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck, yesterday commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state for his outstanding exemplary stewardship since assumption of duty, saying the governor has recorded various  achievements  across different sectors of the state’s economy. Apart from the governor’s exploits in rural transformation, education and prompt payment of salaries of workers which the envoy noted was not common in Nigeria today, he commended Enugu state Government for setting a national standard in handling the disbursement of the Paris Club Refunds to the state. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu…

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Ugwuanyi to New Traffic Cadets: Display Honesty and Respect for Rule of Law

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has charged the newly recruited 200 Traffic Enforcement Bureau Cadets and their Supervisors to discharge their duties with due diligence, honesty, integrity and utmost respect for the rule of Law and the rights of residents of the state. The governor also appealed to residents of the state to cooperate with the new Enforcement Cadets to ensure the success of the programme by obeying traffic laws, rules and regulations as well as respect for the officers saddled with the responsibility of the enforcement.   Gov.…

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Ikeja City Mall hosts Maiden Edition of Nigerian National Freestyle Football Championship on Sunday

History will be made on Sunday July 23rd, 2017 as Ikeja City Mall in Lagos hosts the first Nigerian National Freestyle Football Championship in Nigeria, organized by Feet ‘n’ Tricks Limited. On the choice of Ikeja City Mall as the venue of the event, Nzewi said that the Mall has become the  prime destination of choice for entertainment and relaxation in Lagos, which will further be livened by activations never seen in this part of the world. “Freestyle football is all about entertainment, relaxation and competition, and we are set…

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Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix: Okagbare, Egwero lead Team Nigeria To Victory

Blessing Okagbare and Ogho-Oghene Egwero both inspired Team Nigeria to victories in the 4X100m Relays event at the 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix held on Tuesday at the main bowl of the Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro. While Okagbare led the female team to a comfortable win in a time of 43.92secs, the men team were stretched by the Botswana quartet who came to Ozoro with the aim of getting a qualifying time for the World Championships in London. The Nigeria men’s relay team returned a time of 40.17secs while Botswana…

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ICC: Bayern, AC Milan clash live on StarTimes

Pay TV, StarTimes, is set to bring the pre-season tournament clash between Bundesliga champions, Bayer Munich and top Italian side AC Milan in a live coverage to its subscribers on Saturday. The two sides met in the International Champions Cup last year and played out a 3-3 draw. Both sides are believed to be strong going forward with the likes of Silva and Columbian star Carlos Bacca poised to be a threat to the Italian side, whilst Bayern can count on Arjen Robben, Robert Lewandowski and new man James Rodriguez. Bayern…

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Real Madrid battle Man United in ICC

It will be another fierce battle in the International Champions Cup when Manchester United face Real Madrid the Levi’s Stadium of Santa Clara, California, USA on Sunday with Pay TV StarTimes beaming the match live to their subscribers. United coach, José Mourinho, looks to face his former club in Madrid’s first fixture of the summer games. Man United have been in pre-season mode for the last two weeks with two games already under their belt. One man whose performance will be of interest is David De Gea as he continues to be…

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ENUGU GOVERNMENT AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO 300 PHYSICALLY-CHALLENGED UNDERGRADUATES

Driven by its commitment to the people’s welfare and vision to help parents augment the cost of educating their children, the Enugu State government has awarded scholarship to 300 undergraduates of the state for the 2017/2018 academic session at a total sum of N30,000,000. Briefing journalists on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting held at the Government House, Enugu, the commissioner for information, Dr. Godwin Udeuhele, said beneficiaries of the scholarship which commences this September were drawn from the state’s three senatorial zones. “The cut-off marks for this…

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