Enugu Trade Fair kicks off April 5th

The 30th edition of the Enugu International Trade Fair will commence on April 5th. This was made known  by the director-general of the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), Mr. Emeka Okereke. According to him, the fair will hold between April 5th and April 15th with the theme: “Promoting and Enhancing Value Addition in the Oil and Non-Oil Sector for Robust Economic Growth and Development”.     Speaking on the level of preparations, the director-general said the chamber has been doing its part by providing basic amenities for exhibitors, but added that…

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Ugwuanyi embarks on pre-contract inspection

Enugu State Governor and Governor-elect, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday, embarked on pre-contract inspection of roads within Enugu metropolis preparatory to immediate rehabilitation and reconstruction. Ugwuanyi, who was accompanied by the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Greg Nnaji, inspected the old UNTH road, Enugu; Ogidi street and Onyeama lane in Asata, Enugu amid jubilation and excitement from the residents, told them that now the election is over, he has come to inspect their roads for government’s intervention. The governor who used the opportunity to once again thank the elated people of…

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Enugu Govt orders closure of unauthorized sewage dump site

The Enugu State has ordered the closure of a sewage dump site that the video clip was trending on the social media with immediate effect just as it requested the affected persons to channel their sewage to the government approved sewage site at the Enugu State Waste Management Authority (ESWAMA) dump site, Enugu. Prince Emeka Mamah Commissioner for Environment and Mineral Resources Enugu State in a statement on Thursday said ‘consequent upon the video clip trending on the social media over a sewage dump site at Ugwuaji, in Enugu South…

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Enugu State Gaming Commission commences enforcement of Signage and Good-Cause fee

In compliance with the established regulations and rules that govern the activities of the gaming, betting, lotto and pool sector in Enugu state, the regulatory agency in the state has finalized arrangements to commence the full implementation of the rules on identification and operations in the sector in all the local governments of the state. The agency, Enugu State Gaming and Lotto Commission (ESGC) made this pronouncement penultimate week in a message from the office of the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr. Francis Nwankwo, where he reiterated the commitment of the Commission in…

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Ugwuanyi Assures on Improved Governance in Enugu

  Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has dedicated his victory at the recent governorship election to the Enugu State people, political leaders and stakeholders irrespective of party affiliations and assured them of an improved governance in his second tenure. In his acceptance speech, Governor Ugwuanyi said that he wholeheartedly accepted the mandate that the electorate had given to him. In his words, “It is with a heart full of joy and thanksgiving that we exalt the Almighty God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, the God of Jacob and…

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Ugwuanyi wins re-election bid in Enugu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the winner of Saturday’s Governorship election in Enugu state for a second tenure. The state Returning Officer, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, who announced the result in Enugu on Sunday, said that Ugwuanyi won in the 17 local government areas (LGAs). Ahaneku said that the governor polled 449,935 votes against his closest rival, Sen. Ayogu Eze of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who polled 10,423 votes. Mr Emmanuel Nwankpa of the All Progressive Grand Alliance…

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Governor Ugwuanyi In Early Lead As Archbishop Chukwuma,Nwobodo Hail Peaceful

Gov. Ugwuanyi coasts to victory as Observers, Nwodo, Nwobodo, Archbishop Chukwuma hail peaceful election   A coalition of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) – accredited foreign and local observers, and notable leaders in Enugu State have commended the successful conduct of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state, describing the exercise as “peaceful, free and fair”.   This came as results trickling in from polling units across Enugu State indicate the state governor and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and…

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INEC: We’re Not Postponing Guber/State Assembly Elections in Enugu 

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its resolve to conduct the gubernatorial and house of assembly elections this Saturday, March 9, notwithstanding the protest by the members of the All Progressives Congress, calling for its postponement. APC had on Thursday, March 7, during a protest at INEC headquarters accused the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr. Emeka Ononamadu, of removing the party’s gubernatorial candidate’s name, Senator Ayogu Eze, from the list of contestants. But speaking after the protest, Ononamadu stated that no amount of intimidation or blackmail…

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70 political parties endorse Ugwuanyi   

  Seventy political parties under the auspices of Coalition of Registered Political Parties (CRPP) have adopted the governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as their consensus candidate for the forthcoming March 9 governorship election in Enugu State. John Nwobodo, leader of the group, who disclosed this on Wednesday in Enugu said that the move was a reinforcement of their earlier endorsement of the governor in 2018. According to him, the group then consisting of 34 registered political parties endorsed the governor due to his performance. He added that…

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Guber/state house of Assembly poll: Health practitioners support Ugwuanyi’s re-election

Alternative medicine and Energy Health Practitioners in Enugu state yesterday reaffirmed their support for the reelection of Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on Saturday 9th of March. Briefing newsmen on Wednesday, the President of Luminar Int’l Center for Health and Alternative medicine and Foundation for Energy Health, Prof Joseph Akpa, stated that Ugwuanyi deserves re-election. Prof. Akpa disclosed that Enugu state government through the good governance of Gov Ugwuanyi is the first and only state government to create Alternative/Energy Health Board to boost health care delivery. Describing Ugwuanyi as a special envoy…

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