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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.

2019: My work will speak for me – Governor Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed optimism that performance should be the deciding factor in the choice of a second term in the 2019 governorship election.

2019: Igbo youths urge Abians not to re-elect Governor Ikpeazu

The World Igbo Youth Congress (WIYC), has said that Abia people should not make the mistake of re-electing Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for a second tenure, stating that he has not done anything for Abians to guarantee him a second tenure in office as the Governor the state.

Southeast govs did not declare IPOB a terrorist group – Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said that South-East Governors only banned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), but did not declare it a terrorist organization.

Social media, IPOB and soldiers clash

No period was the negative roles of the social media more glaring than the recent crisis that engulfed Abia State which was occasioned by the face-off between members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and soldiers on Operation Python Dance assignment in the state.

IPOB agitation right, method wrong – Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has observed that even though the grievances of members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra are germane, they cannot attempt to box Igbo people into a narrow and separate geographical entity.

Police to arraign 37 suspected IPOB members in court on Monday

The Abia State Police Command of Nigeria Police Force on Saturday disclosed that it has arrested 37 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who were reportedly arrested during the unrest in Abia State would face prosecution.

Soldiers will pull out of Abia by Friday – Ikpeazu

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State said on Thursday that soldiers would be withdrawn from the streets of Umuahia, the state capital, and Aba, its commercial nerve centre, by Friday.

Police declares Biafra security service illegal

The Commissioner of Police, Abia, State Command, CP Adeleye Oyebade, has declared the recently formed Biafra Security Service of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as illegal.

Uche Ogah confirms defection to APC, urge Abians to dump PDP

After emerging from his dogged fight to become Abia governor to no avail the president of Masters Energy Group, Mr. Uche Ogah, has dumped the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).


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