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No fewer than 11 suspected men of the underworld were feared dead when soldiers engaged them in fierce gun battle on Tuesday night in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State.
The Police Command in Abia has killed four suspects and arrested eight others over the attack on the Abayi Police Station in the early hours of Tuesday in Abia.
Abia State Government has reacted to yesterday’s attack on Abayi police station in which two policemen were killed and arms carted away by gunmen.
Barely a few weeks after the attack and burning of Omoba Police Station in Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State, hoodlums, on Tuesday, attacked and burnt the World Bank Housing Estate Police Station, Abayi in Aba.
The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has appealed to the Abia state government, parents and school authorities in the state to ensure that their children and wards adhere strictly to all COVID-19 protocols in order to avoid the ugly experience of getting another round of Covid-19.
Governor Ikpeazu, while Inaugurating the committee in Umuahia, said shoe factory was established to put Abia in the mainstream of a competitive global shoe market and to consolidate the position of Aba in particular and Abia State in general as a global hub for shoe manufacturing and other leather products.
The Supreme Court, on Friday, quashed the judgement that convicted and sentenced the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment.
Chairman, Task Force on covid-19 in Imo, Professor Maurice Iwu, yesterday said that the Fancy Hotel in Imo State, that was locked down over the Coronavirus pandemic, will be fumigated tomorrow.
A yet-to-be-identified lady who was kidnapped along the Umuocham road, Abayi, in Osisioma Local Government Area of Abia State, has regained her freedom after 5 days in the kidnappers’ captivity.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed Mr Uche Ogah as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Abia for the March 2 elections .
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, has called on the three tiers of government in Nigeria to pay serious attention to the development of the rural communities in the country.
For about four days, early this month, members of De Norsemen Kclub Incorporated (DNKI) caused gridlock in Aba, the commercial city of Abia state with their 10th international convention.
Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu, has expressed hope that Nigeria is gradually taking its rightful position in the comity of nations.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria and its joint partners have signed a gas supply and aggregation agreement that will support the 140 Megawatts Aba Integrated Power Project in Abia State.
Residents of ‘Aba Ngwa’ community in Aba North/ South Federal Constituency of Abia have threatened to withdraw their support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) if their grievances emanating from the just-concluded party primaries were not addressed.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has reiterated the commitment of the state government towards improving the health sector by promoting effective healthcare service delivery.
The sit-at-home order by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East, to commemorate the army invasion of the Afaraukwu, Abia State home of Nnamdi Kanu, on Friday was ignored as residents in Enugu, Anambra, Abia states and other parts of the south east went about their normal businesses.
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Xisco Munoz’s side bounced back from a shock defeat at neighbours Luton in the best possible fashion as Dan Gosling’s second-half goal earned them a priceless victory.
The Presidency yesterday shrugged off threats of Nigeria’s balkanisation by advocates of Biafra and Oduduwa Republics, saying that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot be bullied into giving in to their demands.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies are discussing downgrading next week’s the full-scale ministerial meeting, delegates said, a signal the coalition may stick with plans to gradually revive oil production.
Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has described the business space in Nigeria as over-regulated, and urged the federal government to navigate the economy from the current doldrums.
Nigeria international and former Leicester City winger, Ahmed Musa, will only honour Kano Pillars’ away games by flight because of his safety according to the club chairman Surajo Yahaya.
The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) has confirmed the death of 12 persons in a tanker explosion accident that occured at Oshigbudu, Agatu Local Government Area of Benue.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sunday, notified the public of the sudden emergence of fake Twitter accounts, linked to its chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, by criminal elements.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria after a 16-day medical trip to London, preaching compassion to Nigerians as he resumed his high profile job.
The nation’s bourse extended its bullish run on Tuesday with the market capitalisation increasing by N88 billion due to buy-interest in bellwether stocks.
The police in Edo State on Thursday, arraigned Benedict Ojo, 49, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Benin, for allegedly obtaining N1.3 million under false pretence.