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August 14, 2018

Ranching in the South East

Cattle ranching in the south east nigeria

  Governors of the South Eastern States, rose from a meeting at Enugu State Government House on Sunday, July 8, vehemently opposing the establishment of cattle ranches in the zone. They made it clear that no state in the region will donate to Federal Government proposed cattle ranches. Though Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State did not attend the meeting  had governors David Umahi of Ebonyi State and his Enugu State counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, as well as the deputy governors of Anambra and Abia State in attendance. Their nine-point communiqué, which stated that they would not accede to provision of…

Ebonyi govt executes major projects for Anglican Cathedral

The Anglican Bishop with Government officials during the flag off ceremony

  …Flags off road construction, asphalting of compounds, mounting of streetlights Anglican faithful in the Diocese of Abakaliki, especially those worshipping at All Saints’ Cathedral, Abakaliki, were literally wrapped in an envelope of joy and excitement recently following the flag off for the reconstruction of the road that leads to the cathedral by the Ebonyi State Government. Also to be constructed is the compound of the cathedral, which, according to the government, would be asphalted and mounted with solar-powered streetlights starting from the beginning of the new road to the church compound. Before then, the about 135-metre road that leads…

Herdsmen killings may spark war – Gov Umahi

Herdsmen killings may spark war – Gov Umahi

  The Chairman of the South-East governors’ forum, Chief David Umahi on Tuesday said that the incessant killings in Nigeria by herdsmen, if not properly addressed, may spark-off war. Umahi, who is the governor of Ebonyi state made this known during an enlarged security meeting that involved all the security chiefs in the state, national leaders of Myetti Allah, leaders of Hausa community/herdsmen in the state, among other stakeholders, which took place at the exco-chambers, government house Abakaliki. Umahi was reacting to the recent herdsmen/villagers clash in Enyanwu Igwe, Igbeagu community of Izzi local government which left four persons dead,…