Enugu Has Third Highest Continuous Voter Registration Performance, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commended Enugu State government on the success the state has recorded so far, noting that Enugu is third among states with highest number of registered voters in the continuing exercise that rounds off on Friday, August 31. The commission’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu State, Mr. Emeka Ononamadu, gave the commendation in Enugu while speaking at the “People and Power Conference” organized by the African Heritage Institution, Enugu, in collaboration with FLED International Leadership Institute, Abuja. Enugu State, according to him, has…

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Afriheritage Holds Workshop for Journalists, NGOs

African Heritage Institute has organized a one-day workshop for journalists in Enugu with a call on them to report objectively and shun sensationalism. The executive-director of the Enugu-based institute, Professor Ufo Okeke-Uzodike, gave the charge in an address he presented during the workshop. “Across countries and societies throughout modern history, the media has shaped or influenced social discourses and defined relationships between nation-states and their people,” he said, adding that whenever the media became cowardly and pliant, human rights abuses and dictatorship take deep root and become widespread as governments…

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Orji Kalu lauds Ugwuanyi’s respect for Buhari, other leaders

A former Governor of Abia State and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for the respect he has continued to accord President Muhammadu Buhari and other leaders in the country irrespective of political affiliations. Addressing newsmen after paying a visit to Gov. Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, Dr. Kalu expressed delight at the friendship the governor has maintained with political leaders across the board, stressing that such uncommon leadership style has brought peace and development…

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Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Ugwuanyi salutes Muslims, calls for prayers, sustained peace

As Muslim faithful celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, has urged them to continue to uphold and promote the core values of Islam for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country. In a Sallah Message, Gov. Ugwuanyi, who felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari and other Muslim faithful, also wished them the guidance and blessings of Allah, calling on all Nigerians to continue to supplicate for the progress of the country, through good deeds, sacrifice and abiding faith in God. The governor noted that “the ultimate…

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Enugu Government Takes Possession of Hotel Presidential

…Approves immediate renovation of the facility’s recreation section   In line with the vision to make Enugu a major tourist destination complete with standard hotel facilities, the Enugu State government has taken full possession of the Hotel Presidential, Enugu, and consequently “approved the immediate renovation of the recreation section”. Briefing journalists after the State Executive Council meeting, the commissioner for culture and tourism, Hon. Rita Mbah, said this followed the recent striking out of the lawsuit against the government by an interested party. Mbah explained that the renovation exercise will…

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August Meeting: Enugu Gov’s wife tasks women on peace, development

…As C.I.C Alumni Int’l hail Ugwuanyi’s giant strides The wife of Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Monica Ugwuanyi has enjoined  the women of the state to take advantage of this year’s August meeting to rededicate themselves to God and rejuvenate their noble responsibilities as agents of peace and social development.   Mrs. Ugwuanyi urged the women to also use the period to take stock of their private and public engagements and consequently plan for the future in order to enhance their commitment towards the promotion of the core values of love, tolerance, peace and national integration…

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Four Communities Receive Cheques for World Bank Projects

…as Enugu Govt Pays Counterpart Fund Four communities in Enugu State would benefit from World Bank-funded projects in health, electricity, housing and water, Enugu Voice has learnt. The general manager of the Enugu State Agency for Community and Social Development Project (CSDP), Dr. Maximus Asogwa, disclosed this at the formal presentation of the first tranche of the fund for the project to each of the communities.  Noting that the World Bank assisted projects were in line with the policy thrust of the state government, he pointed out that communities were given the…

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