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Senator Abaribe: ike Ekweremadu’s attack is un-Igbo

The senator representing Abia-South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, by members identified as the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

IPOB orders members to attack Southeast governors

The Indigenous People of Biafra has called on all its member across the globe to attack Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia and Anambra state governors if they are seen.

Man forges vehicle’s master key for N12,000

A 39-year old man, Endurance Agazuma, who was caught with a forged vehicle master said he paid N12,000 to get it in Aba, Abia State.

Abia youths wants ex-finance commissioner probed

A group of Abia Youths under the auspices of Abia Youth Vanguard (AYV) has called on the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu led government to probe the activities of his ex-finance commissioner.

List: Nigerian Defence Academy releases list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has released the admission list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia to clear workers’ unpaid salaries

Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, says that his administration is going to clear the arrears of workers’ salaries soon.
Uche Sampson Ogah

Minister-designate bows out as Masters Energy repositions

The board of Masters Energy Group has constituted a new management following the resignation of Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah from the board.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior Mrs. Georgina Ehuriah spoke at a one-day stakeholders’ workshop on “the conduct of statutory marriage in Nigeria.”

Federal government to set up marriage registries nationwide

The Federal Government has stated its intention to set up marriage registries in the 36 state capitals in the country. This, it said, would ensure uniformity in the conduct of statutory marriages across the country.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor urged to stop ex-commissioners from interfering in state matters

A youth pressure group, Concerned Abia Youths, CAY, has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to prevail on some former commissioners to stop meddling in the governance of the state.

Senator Kalu: National Assembly‘ll not be rubber stamp

The Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has assured Nigerians that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp to the executive.
Dr Ademola Are, Director Grassroots Sports Development, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, said that the annual National Youth Games (NYG), will provide an opportunity for Nigeria to discover and groom its next crop of Olympics medalist.

Official: National Youth Games an avenue to groom next Olympic medalist

Dr Ademola Are, Director Grassroots Sports Development, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, said that the annual National Youth Games (NYG), will provide an opportunity for Nigeria to discover and groom its next crop of Olympics medalist.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor urged not to appoint people with corruption records into cabinet

A coalition of youths in Abia State under the aegis of Abia Youths Vanguard, has told Governor Okezie Ikeazu not to appoint anyone with corruption record in his cabinet.

ASOPADEC commissioner loses wife, two children in auto crash

A commissioner in the Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ASOPADEC) and indigene of Ndoki in Ukwa East Local Government Area, Honorable Adiele Ekeke has reportedly lost his wife and two children in an auto crash.

Taraba, Abia killings signs of inefficiency, irresponsibility – PDP governors

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has condemned the killing of three policemen and a civilian by men of the Nigerian Army in Taraba State, describing it as signs of “inefficiency and irresponsibility.”
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia government speaks on non-payment of teachers, others’ salaries

The Abia State Government has admitted that it is owing some of its workers including teachers months of unpaid salaries.

IPOB wants military checkpoints dismantled in Southeast

Following recent activities of officers of the Nigerian army in the Southeast, Abia in particular, members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has expressed rage over the killing of a commercial motorcycle operator by a happy-trigger soldier in Aba over his alleged refusal to pay N100 daily illegal toll at Ohanze, in Obingwa LGA of Abia State.

Senator Kalu: I’m child of destiny

The Chief Whip of the Senate and former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has described himself as a child of destiny whose footsteps have been ordered only by God.
Herdsmen

Cattle market in our place is not a blessing, but a curse – Abia...

The traditional ruler of Amaekwu Lokpanta in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State, hosts of the cattle market on Enugu-Port Harcourt express road, near Enugu/Abia boundary, Eze Thomas Obike, has lamented the destructive activities of herdsmen and their cattle in their community.

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Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.