Chime debunks rumour; speaks from Country home in Udi.

Chime debunks rumour; speaks from Country home in Udi.

Contrary to the death rumour that went viral early Saturday,  SouthEastNigeria.com can authoritatively confirm that the immediate past Governor of Enugu state, Barr.Sullivan Chime is alive. He spoke with our correspondent on Saturday evening from his country home in Udi.
TRANSCRIPT: Governor Obiano's speech at the 2016 World Igbo Congress, New york

TRANSCRIPT: Governor Obiano’s speech at the 2016 World Igbo Congress, New york

Umunnem, Igboland can be Great Again An Address Presented by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency Chief Willie Obiano at the 22nd edition of the World Igbo Congress, in New York on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Ndi Igbo umunne m, kwenu! Kwenu! Kwezuenu o! It is with the greatest...
PHOTOS: Enugu Airport flooded; passengers cross tarmac bare feet.

PHOTOS: Enugu Airport flooded; passengers cross tarmac bare feet.

A former lawmaker, Hon. Alex Emezie Jr. shared these photos. This was the scene he and other passengers met upon arrival at the Enugu International airport from Lagos on an Air Peace flight. As they alighted from the aircraft, the passengers had no other option that to take off their...
AUGUST MEETING: Wives of South-East Governors agree to work for progress.

AUGUST MEETING: Wives of South-East Governors agree to work for progress.

Wives of South-East governors and a good number of prominent Women Leaders from the geo-political zone have ended their meeting in Owerri, Imo State and agreed to work together for the progress of the South-East people in particular and Nigeria in general, stating too that their coming together was also...
Governor Dave Umahi conferred with Chieftaincy title in Ishiagu

Governor Dave Umahi conferred with Chieftaincy title in Ishiagu

  Over the weekend, Ebonyi state Governor David Nweze Umahi was confered with title of  Ebube Agu of Ishiagu. In attendance at the occassion were former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Dr. Kelechi Igwe, the Senator representing Ebonyi North, Senator. Sam Igwe, Speaker...
ABIA AT 25: Transcript of broadcast speech by Gov.Okezie Ikpeazu

ABIA AT 25: Transcript of broadcast speech by Gov.Okezie Ikpeazu

GRATITUDE FOR WHERE WE’RE COMING FROM, HOPE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW BEING A STATE BROADCAST BY DR. OKEZIE IKPEAZU, GOVERNOR OF ABIA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 25TH ANNIVERSSARY OF THE CREATION OF ABIA STATE ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016 My good people of Abia State. It is with...
Ikpeazu reduces tuition fees for Abians in ABSU

Ikpeazu reduces tuition fees for Abians in ABSU

The Abia State Executive Council has approved #10,000 reduction of the Abia State University (ABSU) school fees for Abia indigenes in ABSU. Also approved is the immediate relocation of the Faculties of Law and Humanities to Umuahia while Faculty of Engineering is to be relocated to Aba. The Commissioner for...
PHOTOS: Governor Okorocha makes grand entrance into Owerri

PHOTOS: Governor Okorocha makes grand entrance into Owerri

Here are some pictures from the grand reception that greeted Governor Rochas Okorocha upon arrival today at the Sam Mbakwe airport. orn
PICTURES: Ojo Maduekwe's funeral in Asaga, Ohafia

PICTURES: Ojo Maduekwe’s funeral in Asaga, Ohafia

The remains of Chief Ojo Maduekwe were laid to rest in his country home in Asaga, Ohafia in Abia State. The dignitaries at the commendation service at the All Saints Presbyterian Church, Asaga-Ohafia, Abia State included former First lady, Patience Jonathan. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and wife; the Minister of Transport,...
PHOTOS: Valedictory session for late Amb. Ojo Maduekwe (Umuahia, Abia state)

PHOTOS: Valedictory session for late Amb. Ojo Maduekwe (Umuahia, Abia state)

On  Friday August 19th, the Abia state government hosted a valedictory session in honour of the late Ambassador Ojo Maduekwe. Speaking at the event, Abia state Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu described the deceased as a man that lived a courageous and truthful life and prayed that another Ojo will arise from Abia. Amb....
ONLINE ALBUM: Senator Annie Okonkwo buries father in-law, Sir Gilbert Onwuamaegbu

ONLINE ALBUM: Senator Annie Okonkwo buries father in-law, Sir Gilbert Onwuamaegbu

  On July 29th, 2016 the Onwuamaegbu family of Isu Umuonyeonora Oba, Idemili South Local government area of Anambra state gathered to bid farewell to their Patriach, Sir.Gilbert Obiadiwe Onwuamaegbu who exited the world stage at the age of 93. Funeral rites began on Thursday, July 26, 2016 with a...
IMO STATE: Back to Land for Agriculture Policy - What you need to know.

IMO STATE: Back to Land for Agriculture Policy – What you need to know.

So recently, Governor Rochas Okorocha  introduced a new policy tagged: ‘Back TO Land for Agriculture’ in Imo state. As the new policy goes into effect, we have compiled a few things you need to know about it. All workers in the state are expected to report at their duty posts from Monday...
PHOTOS: Governor Okezie Ikpeazu hits the training pitch with aides.

PHOTOS: Governor Okezie Ikpeazu hits the training pitch with aides.

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu started out his Sunday morning training with his friends and aides, including drivers, security aides, at a small training pitch inside the Abia State Government House Umuahia.   Credit: Enyinnaya Appolos
Sir Gilbert Onwuamaegbu: Senator Annie Okonkwo's father in law for burial July 29th.

Sir Gilbert Onwuamaegbu: Senator Annie Okonkwo’s father in law for burial July 29th.

    On July 29th, all roads lead to Isu-Umuonyenora Village of Oba Town in Idemili South LGA, Anambra State for the burial of Sir Gilbert Obiadiwe Onwuamaegbu. Late Sir Onwuamaegbu was the father in-law to  the distinguished Senator Annie Okonkwo. He passed on to the glory on the 18th...
IGBO UNITY FORUM: Read what each leader said at the Forum.

IGBO UNITY FORUM: Read what each leader said at the Forum.

The historic meeting of Igbo leaders held in Owerri was a success. Prominent Igbo sons and daughters arrived the Imo state capital for the meeting.  If you missed it when it aired on National television, you can read what each leader said at the event.   HIS EXCELLENCY ALISON MADUEKE Anything...
EVENT PHOTOS: Igbo unity Forum (2016)

EVENT PHOTOS: Igbo unity Forum (2016)

The leadership of apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Southeast governors and other Igbo interest groups met on Thursday in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Themed Ndigbo and The State of the Nation: Prospects and Challenges, the focus was to discuss the political future of ndi Igbo especially in the current scheme...
Former Ambassador to Candada, Ojo Maduekwe dies at 71

Former Ambassador to Candada, Ojo Maduekwe dies at 71

Former Foreign Minister, Chief Ojo Maduekwe is dead. An indigene of Ohafia LGA in Abia State, Maduekwe has held several ministerial positions – notably minister of transport in the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. He was also Nigeria’s high commissioner to Canada under President Goodluck Jonathan, after serving as minister of foreign...
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South East Youths pay courtesy call on Okorocha; plead cause of Igbo nation.

South East Youths pay courtesy call on Okorocha; plead cause of Igbo nation.

The youths of South Eastern States of Nigeria under the umbrella of Rochas Youth Movement paid a courtesy call visit on Governor Okorocha at the government house on Tuesday. The Youth Movement which was drawn from the various youth groups in South east pleaded with the Governor to take on leadership of the Igbo Nation having...
Unity or embers of disunity: Where does Orji Uzor Kalu stand? -   Ndukwe

Unity or embers of disunity: Where does Orji Uzor Kalu stand? – Ndukwe

  By the end of his tenure as Governor of Abia State in 2007, many believed that Orji Uzor Kalu would fit in as the new face of Igbo Leadership. Those who so reasoned expected that he would concentrate on building bridges across the length and breadth of Igbo land using his native Abia as...
Abia announces date for Local Government elections.

Abia announces date for Local Government elections.

Abia State Independent Electoral Commission (ABSIEC) on Wednesday announced that it would conduct council elections in the state on Dec. 17, 2016. Chairman of the commission, Justice Igbozuruike Akomas (retd), made the announcement in a statement in Abuja.
Horrible state of Enugu-Onitsha expressway in pictures.

Horrible state of Enugu-Onitsha expressway in pictures.

These pictures show the present state of Enugu-Onitsha expressway. It is a federal road.  
Take it easy with Buhari - Orji Uzor Kalu urges Nigerians

Take it easy with Buhari – Orji Uzor Kalu urges Nigerians

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has urged Nigerians to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the President has four years to turn things around. Speaking when he played host to Catholic Bishops and the diplomatic community at his Abuja residence, the business mogul said one year was not enough time...
FG commissions  Virology Centre in Ebonyi.

FG commissions Virology Centre in Ebonyi.

THE Federal government, Monday commissioned a N350 million ultra-modern South East Virology Centre in Abakaliki with a pledge to partner the Ebonyi State government in an effort to instil effective management in the running of the Health facility. Commissioning the Virology centre within the premises of the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, FETHA 2, the Minister...
Anti-grazing Bill signed into law In Ekiti, who will be the first Southeast Governor to follow suit?

Anti-grazing Bill signed into law In Ekiti, who will be the first Southeast Governor to follow suit?

Governor Ayodele Fayose on Monday signed the Ekiti State Open Grazing Prohibition Bill into law in the presence of over 3,000 Traditional Chiefs in Ekiti. Under the law, herdsmen are forbidden from carrying arms and movement of cows and other animals from one location to another is prohibited. The law prescribes six months imprisonment without...
Lyrics to the Abia State Anthem

Lyrics to the Abia State Anthem

The Land of Grace and Faith Thats Abia God’s Own State The Home of Trade and Enterprise Alpha State We Hail We Shall Work The Talk To Tarry on Top Abia Must Be Great On Equity We Stand Together We Can God Bless Abia