Independence: Enugu Police Commissioner Says Celebration Will be Hitch-free

The commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Danmallam Mohammed, has assured residents in the state about his command’s commitment to ensure a smooth and hitchfree independence day celebration. Speaking at the police headquarters in the state, the commissioner wished members of the public a successful celebration, saying “all hands are on deck as we are collaborating with other sister security agencies and relevant stakeholders for a smooth celebration in the state”.     The commissioner advised residents to continue to be law-abiding and willing to partner the police by volunteering…

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Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (2nd right); Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (middle); his Anambra State counterpart, Dr. Willie Obiano (right);  Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige (2nd left); and that of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma (left), during an airport reception for the Vice President at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu….Friday  

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Enugu Lawmakers to Amend Bill on Female Farmers’ Rights

The trauma faced by female farmers in Enugu State will be eliminated soon as members the Enugu State House of Assembly looks set to amend a bill that confers female farmers with rights over agricultural land, water resources and other specific needs of female farmers.             This resolve emerged at a sensitisation meeting held recently in Enugu. The lawmakers noted that the bill is contentious, discriminatory and against the spirit of the 1999 constitution, hence the need for the proposed amendment.            Executive…

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CBN Says Enugu Govt’s Management of SME Loan Remarkable

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s deputy director of the Development Finance Department, Mr. Osita Nwanisiobi, has commended the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration for its prudent management of the N2b Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MESMEDF) loan to Enugu State. Nwanisiobi who made the commendation when he led members of the CBN’s department on a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu, said the achievement was an indication of the robust leadership offered by the Enugu State governor. “I am really happy to note that this state is doing…

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Enugu Sets up Committee on Conversion of Waste to Energy 

The Enugu State government has concluded arrangement for the utilization of the enormous waste generated in the state for the production of electricity and fertilizers. Briefing journalists on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting held at the Government House, Enugu, the commissioner for Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority, said the Council deliberated extensively on the matter and considered a proposal from Serene Green Field and Portland Waste to Energy “to partner Enugu State government in the management and waste disposal and ultimately to grow the waste and management…

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    Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (4th right), with the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Major General Adamu Abubakar (3rd right); Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Mr. Edward Zamber (2nd left); South East Zonal Co-ordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Martins Udeinya (left); Executive Secretary, Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA Enugu), Mrs. Nkechi Eneh; other top government functionaries, during a two-day stakeholders meeting on Disaster Management organized by SEMA at Nike Lake Resort, Enugu, yesterday.

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EEDC’s Graduate Trainee Programme Employs 35

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has employed 35 graduates for the second phase of its Graduate Trainee Programme. The successful candidates who have already gone through the onboarding process have been deployed to different sections of the company’s operations where they will be trained for over a two-year period in all aspects of the company’s operations.             The company’s head of communications, Emeka  Ezeh, said in a statement that the programme is a conscious initiative by the management to attract and develop the best and brightest…

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PDP Ward Chairmen Score Ugwuanyi High on Governance

The 260 ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for what they called his outstanding performance and exemplary leadership which have now reinvigorated the machinery of the party in the state.  In a three-page letter of solidarity to the governor, the party chairmen stated that Governor Ugwuanyi has made PDP proud through his good works in the areas of education, health, security and road construction and many other spheres , affirming that he anchored his “unprecedented style of leadership on the…

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Enugu Pays Workers Before Any Other State, Says Info Commissioner

The Enugu State government has refuted allegation that it was owing public sector workers arrears of salaries. Refuting the claim in press statement, the state’s commissioner for information, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe, said: “Our attention has been drawn to claims by two national newspapers last week that Enugu State government is owing salaries and arrears of salaries to its workers.” He explained that the claim was based on an erroneous report published by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) which listed Enugu as one of the states yet to utilize their…

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Probe Panel on Rangers FC’s Dismal Performance Inaugurated

Following the recent dissolution of the Board and Management of the Rangers Management Corporation, among other decisions, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State yesterday inaugurated a 10-man Administrative Panel of Inquiry on Rangers International Football Club, “to carry out a diagnostic investigation of the problems of the Club”. The panel which comprises state chairmen of the Nigerian Bar Association and Nigerian Medical Association (NBA); Auditor General of Enugu State; representative of Nigerian Football Association; Chairmen of Enugu State Sports Writers Association and Rangers Supporters Club, State’s Commissioner for Labour and…

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