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Governor Ikpeazu felicitates with President Buhari at 75

The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari who turned 75 on Sunday.

Group challenges INEC over electoral reform

A pro-democracy group, the Justice Initiative for the Disadvantaged and Oppressed People (JIDOP) has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reconstruct the electoral laws of the commission through the legislature and return it to the path of constitutional democracy for stable polity.

Dangote donates N18.5m to building of Abia job centre

The Dangote conglomerate and its chairman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, have provided N18.5m seed fund to facilitate construction of the Abia State Education for Employment (E4E) Job Centre Building.

President Buhari will take Nigeria to the promised land – Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday said he believed President Muhammadu Buhari will take Nigeria to the Promised Land, and urged all Nigerians across religious, ethnic and political divides to support him for greater success.

Nothing can stop Anambra Central rerun election – Victor Umeh

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, cannot for any reason stop the Anambra Central rerun election it has fixed for January 13, 2018, former National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, has said.

Ex-Governor Alao-Akala, Senator Folarin defection can’t stop PDP from winning 2019 elections – Senator...

According to him, these former PDP political stalwarts, among others, would be welcomed officially to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a ceremony at Mapo hall, Ibadan, today.

Dangote partners Abia on youths’ employment

Dangote Group of Companies has provided the sum of N18.5 million as seed money towards the establishment of Dangote Education For Employment (E4E) Job Center in Abia state as part of the group’s effort to provide jobs to Nigerian youths.

2019: Join APGA or be sacked – Governor Obiano tells Southeast governors

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Thursday described the All Progressives Grand Alliance as the “South-East hurricane.”

Assault: Prosecution of Abia Speaker ongoing – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has assured that the case of alleged assault on its officials by the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly and his wife would not be swept under the carpet.

We support re-activation of NDDC advisory committee – Governor Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has pledged to support the re-activation of the Advisory Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) made up of governors of the NDDC mandate states and two other members appointed by Mr. President.

World Cup: House of Reps pledges maximum support to Super Eagles

The House of Representatives Committee on Sports has pledged total support to the national team towards the Russia 2018 World Cup campaign.

We prefer ransom in dollars because it’s less bulky – kidnapper

A kidnap suspect has said his gang members prefer to collect ransom in American dollars because it is less bulky to move huge sums around in Dollars.

DSS official threatens to shoot journalists at Akwa Ibom Govt House

Akwa Ibom State Government House journalists yesterday berated a Department of State Services (DSS) official for threatening to shoot members of the Correspondents’ Chapel who went to keep an appointment with the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Mr. Ekerete Udo.

APGA to field presidential candidate in 2019

The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, said yesterday that it would field a presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections in the country.

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Boko Haram has killed more Muslims than Christians – ex-Minister Sarafa Tunji

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NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), an NGO, has called for more sensitisation and education of the public, especially parents on importance of immunisation of children against polio.

Yuletide: FRSC reassures Ebonyi road users of safety

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has reassured motorists and other road users on the commitment of the corps to ensure safety and security of all road users during the Yuletide.