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Abia governor’s wife plans to establish sickle cell clinics in 17 LGAs

Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, Wife of Abia Governor, said her pet project, Vicar Hope Foundation, planned to establish sickle cell clinics in all the 17 Local Government Areas of the state.

NAFDAC arrests man with 16 cartons of fake food seasoning product

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Abia State Office, has arrested one Samuel Akin Chukwu for faking a food seasoning product owned by another importer.

Ex-Governor Kalu’s trial: Abia state accountant on the run

An accountant in Abia Government House, Akpan Udoh, who is scheduled to testify in the ongoing trial of former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, is now on the run, the prosecution told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday.

Ex-Governor Kalu, EFCC trade blames over money laundering trial delay

A former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday traded blames on who was responsible for delay in the former governor’s trial for alleged money laundering.

Police: Missing pro-Biafra leader Nnamdi Kanu not in our custody

Police in Nigeria’s Southeastern Abia State have reiterated that they do not know the whereabouts of pro-Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

Why Governor Wike’s Neighbourhood Safety Corps must be stopped – Group

The Free Rivers Development Initiative (FRDI) has on Sunday said Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State must be stopped from inaugurating a vigilante organisation known as the Neighbourhood Safety Corps in Rivers State.

Federal government to electrify over 39,000 shops in Ariaria, 3000 in Sabon Gari markets

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government will provide electricity for over 39,000 shops in Ariaria International Markets Aba in Abia before the end of the year.

Alex Otti: APGA will take over Abia in 2019

The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance in the 2015 general election in Abia state, Dr. Alex Otti, has vowed that APGA will take over the governance of Abia come 2019, and described the party as the only alternative for Abians to enthrone the needed change in the state.

Governor Obiano pledges to justify Anambra peoples’ confidence in him

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State and Dr. Nkem Okeke, his deputy, on Saturday took the Oath of Office and Oath of Allegiance for another term in a ceremony that attracted eminent Nigerians.

Governor Fayose, others in Anambra as Willie Obiano takes oath for second term

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors to the second term inauguration of Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state, on Saturday.

Abia government partners Chioma Ajunwa on grassroots sports development

Abia State Government has entered into a partnership with the 1996 Olympic Gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, toward the development of grassroots sports in the state.

Ex-Governor Kalu: PDP members caught rigging in 2019 election will be lynched

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared that any member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, caught rigging election in 2019 will be lynched.

Ishaq Oloyede: Prophetess directs son to sit for UTME for brother

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Thursday blasted parents encouraging their children to cheat in examinations, saying such parents should seek God’s forgiveness.

House of Reps to probe Governor Bello’s alleged importation of arms, ammunition

The House of Representatives says it will investigate the alleged importation of arms, ammunition and military equipment by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.


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