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Former speaker of Abia state House of Assembly and a Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Rt Hon Martins Azubuike, on Sunday declared his intention to run for the Governorship seat of Abia State in 2019 general election.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday swore in Justice Onuoha Kalu Ogwe as the Acting Chief Judge of the state.
A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Global Centre for Peace and Justice (GCPJ), has told the Abia State House of Assembly Committee investigating Justice Theresa Uzokwe, the suspended chief judge of the state, that it petitioned the House over the jurist in order to save the state’s judiciary system from total collapse.
A civil rights group, Access to Justice, has faulted the suspension of Abia State Chief Judge, Theresa Uzoma, and the subsequent appointment of Justice Obisike Orji as Acting Chief Judge.
Suspended Abia State Chief Judge, Justice Theresa Uzokwe has protested against her removal.
Former speakers of the 36 states’ Houses of Assembly have met in Abuja to plot the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to “immediately withdraw his illegal appointment of Justice Obisike Orji as the acting Chief Judge of the state and restore Justice Theresa Uzokwe, who was unlawfully removed by the State House of Assembly, back to her position as Chief Judge.”
The Abia State House of Assembly on Friday passed a resolution suspending the state’s chief judge, Justice Theresa Uzokwe, following a public petition brought before the House against her by a civil society organization, Global centre for peace and justice,
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was working hard to rebuild the foundation of Nigeria and also end the current economic hardship.
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.
Pensioners in Abia on Thursday staged a protest round the major streets of Umuahia, the state capital, calling on Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu to pay their 18 years’ pension arrears.
Chikwendu Kalu, the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, says the activities of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, under the leadership of elusive Nnamdi Kanu, put the lives of 11.6 million Igbo people living outside the South East at risk.
Traditional rulers in Umuahia South Local Government Council have called on Abia State House of Assembly to enact a law prohibiting open grazing, lamenting the destruction being done to crops by herdsmen.
Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont on Saturday appeared to have foiled attempts by Finnish police to arrest him under a European arrest warrant as an MP said he had already left the country.
Italy's new national coach will be named on May 20, Italian football federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Saturday
The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said that the Herdsmen/Farmers’ Conflict Resolution Committee, has effectively brought the recurring clashes between the two groups in the state under control.
Toni Kroos rates Brazil "two grades" higher than when Germany hammered the 'Selecao' 7-1 at the 2014 World Cup.
The presidency on Saturday described as laughable the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to drag the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, before the United Nations over purported plan to rig the 2019 general elections.
The Naval War College Nigeria, Ubima, Rivers State has inaugurated its Naval Warfare Course 2/2018 with the Chief of Naval Staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok Ette-Ibas, saying the school has made unexpected level of impact within the short period of existence.
The Presidency has confirmed the release of abducted students of Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State.
The Kano State Ministry of Justice has inaugurated a 16-member committee to ensure successful introduction of a new Criminal Procedure bill to be approved by the State Executive Council.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, Shehu Sani, has warned that the All Progressives Congress risks being voted out of power in 2019 if the killings perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen continue.
Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday closed on a positive note after dropping for six consecutive days, with the All-Share improving by 0.33 per cent.