Author: Alexandra Dominic-Chukwu

Alexandra Dominic-Chukwu is based in the eastern region of Nigeria. She covers politics, news writing, feature stories, among others. She has multitasking skills and can easily adapt to any working condition. She enjoys reading and writing.

ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Akwa Ibom State Government said it has only received N186 billion from the Federal Government of Nigeria as the state’s share of the 13 per cent oil derivation backlog paid to the Niger Delta States in the country. The state Commissioner for Finance, Linus Nkan, disclosed this at a press conference in Uyo, the State capital. This is coming on the heels of comments by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, who alleged that the oil-producing states have refused to disclose their share of the 13 per cent derivation arrears paid by the Federal…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has declared that criminals will no longer find any hiding place in the state. Ikpeazu noted that his administration places the highest premium on security of lives and property, which he described as the bedrock of sustainable development. The Governor stated this at the inauguration of the Eastern Ngwa Divisional Police Headquarters Building Umuobiakwa, Obingwa Local Government Area, yesterday. The office which was built by the Abia State government was inaugurated by the Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Usman. Governor Ikpeazu also appreciated the Service Commanders of the various…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A 23-year-old native doctor, Odoh Emmanuel, has been arrested by the Enugu State Police Command, for allegedly shooting and killing his client, Onunze Benedict, while testing gunshot charms at his shrine. The incident occurred at Umuaram community area of the State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, in a statement on Tuesday, said 16 other suspects were arrested for various offences ranging from conspiracy, armed robbery, abduction, car snatching, unlawful possession of firearms among others. Emmanuel, after committing the crime, was arrested after the case was reported to the Isi-Uzo Police Division. According…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Dr. Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ebonyi State, says his administration would deploy the use of technology, instead of the South-East Security outfit code-named Ebubeagu, in the fight against crimes in the State. Recently, the Ebubeagu security outfit had been accused of causing harm and pain to the citizens of the State, through their various operations in the State. He said that no amount of intimidation by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), will hinder Ebonyi people from casting their votes for the PDP in the 2023 general…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The founder of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Father Ejike Mbaka has arrived at a monastery in Los Angeles, United States of America. The cleric in a video trending online, announced that he has arrived the United States of America for a church programme. This is coming months after he was asked to step down following his comments about the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi. Mbaka had called the politician stingy, stating he would never become the next President. Fr. Mbaka was replaced by Fr. Anthony Amadi to coordinate the activities in the Adoration Ministry,…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has asked the residents of the state to vote the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates for all positions except the party’s presidential candidate, in the 2023 general elections. Governor Wike also requested them to wait until he reveals where they would be casting their vote for the presidential election. Wike gave the directives on Tuesday during the commissioning of the Rukpoku-Rumuapu-Izo-Ogbodo-Ogwuruta in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the State. His words: “You will vote for the party that has worked for you. “You know those you will vote…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A coalition of youths in Anambra State has asked Mr. Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), to drop his ambition, if he truly loves Igbo. According to them, Obi’s entry into the race would spoil the chances of Ndigbo becoming the president after 2023 without proper alliance with other ethnic groups. The National Leader of the coalition Dr. Chinedu Ekwealor, claimed that Obi’s entry into the presidential race was to give an advantage to one of the leading parties, All Progressives Congress (APC), to win the election. Briefing reporters yesterday in…

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Enugu, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka chapter, on Tuesday, protested the non payment of salaries by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The union had, on 14 February, 2022 embarked on strike over refusal of the Federal Government of Nigeria to honor their agreement of 2009. Such agreements include, increment of salaries every three years, revitalization of Universities, among others. Voiceofnaija.ng reported that the Federal Government of Nigeria had in October, paid the ASUU members quarter salaries which they described as “simply palliative”. The lecturer who would not want her name…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – The Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma has approved the appointment of Ms. Ify Onyegbule as the new Director General of Imo Broadcasting Corporation (IBC). Before her appointment, Onyegbule was a board member of the state-owned radio-cum-television station from 2021. Her appointment is effective immediately. Congratulating Ms. Onyegbule, the Governor urged her use her years of experience and professional competence in the broadcast industry for the benefit of IBC and the state. Onyegbule, a strategic media and communications expert, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Ogun State Polytechnic, Abeokuta. She has attended courses…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has said it would not interfere in the politics of Abia State. According to them, Ohanaeze believes in power rotation for equity but would not like to be involved in local politics of various states. The group also noted that the Igbo body has shortlisted some eminent Igbo personalities for an award of honour in Umuahia, Abia State. This was made known by the Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee of the award ceremony, Charles Amah, during a press briefing in Umuahia, the state capital. Amah said…

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