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Governor Ikpeazu hails Senator Abaribe’s emergence as senate minority leader

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has described Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe’s emergence as Senate Minority Leader as a recognition for his year’s of active contribution and commitment to the cause of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and national development.

Central bank commences disbursement of initial N30 billion loan for palm oil production

A concerted effort to end oil palm importation and locally grow the crop on a large-scale basis has kicked off, with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) allocating an initial N30 billion for the project, which it said is already being disbursed to beneficiary farmers in identified states.
A heavy downpour on Wednesday night in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State, has left many homes, shops and markets submerged by flood.

Homes, shops, markets submerged by flood in Aba

A heavy downpour on Wednesday night in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State, has left many homes, shops and markets submerged by flood.

Police bust six-man child trafficking syndicate in Imo

The Imo State Police Command has apprehended operators of a notorious child stealing and trafficking syndicate based in the state with a spread across the country.
Okezie Ikpeazu

CLO urges Governor Ikpeazu to halt growing insecurity in Abia

Chairman of the Civil Liberties Organisation, Aba chapter, Dr. Charles Chinekezi, has appealed to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia to take urgent steps to halt the growing security challenges in the state.

Senator Kalu hosts Senate President Lawan, DSP Omo-Agege to victory dinner

The Senate President, Mr Ahmad Lawan, and his deputy, Mr Ovie Omo-Agege, were on Thursday hosted to a dinner by Sen. Orji Uzor-Kalu.
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Ninth House of Reps holds first plenary session

The 9th House of Representatives on Thursday held its first plenary after members were inaugurated on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

15 police officers in detention over extortion

The leadership of the Abia State Police Command says it has arrested 15 police personnel under its command for allegedly extorting money from motorists and other members of the public.
A former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has explained that he visited President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela as part of his objectives to promote world peace.

Senator Kalu: Why I’m passionate about peace in Venezuela

The senator representing Abia North in the Senate, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has said his interest in the peace process in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela was borne out of the need to come to the aid of the suffering masses of the country.

APGA members defect to PDP in Abia

There was a major political exodus in Abia State on Monday when no less than 3,000 chieftains of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) jumped ship to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Democracy Day: MKO Abiola a legend – Senator Kalu

Former Abia State governor and senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has called on the political class to adhere to the tenets of democracy for the sake of nation building.
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NSCDC uncovers tunnel used in stealing PMS, arrests one

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Rivers State Command has uncovered a tunnel in Ogali community, Eleme Local Government Area of the state used by oil thieves to siphon premium motor spirit (petrol).

Police declares killer cop wanted, places N500, 000 bounty

The leadership of the Abia State Command of the Nigerian Police on Monday declared one sergeant Collins Akpugo under its command wanted over his involvement in the killing of one Chibuike Onuoha.

Orji Kalu: I’m still in deputy senate presidency race

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not adopted Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President, a leading contender for the position, Orji Kalu, has declared.
Chinedum Orji

Senator Orji’s son emerges Abia speaker

Hon. Chinedum Orji representing the people of Umuahia Central State Constituency has been elected Abia State House of Assembly Speaker
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu saves eight from hangman’s noose

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commuted death sentences passed on eight condemed prisoners in the state to life imprisonment just and he granted pardon to 15 others.

Abia group ditches Senator-elect Orji Kalu, demands speaker’s position

A group, Concerned Abia Leaders and Human Rights Lawyers, has asked a former governor of the state, Chief Orji Kalu, to forget his ambition to become the Deputy President of the Senate in the Ninth National Assembly, describing it (the ambition) as “dead on arrival.”

Ohanaeze youths seek return of Bakassi Boys to secure South-East

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council on Saturday called on the governors in the South-East to ensure the reformation of the Bakassi Boys to safeguard the region.

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IYC: Ijaws marginalised in appointment of judges into Delta judiciary

The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has alleged that the Delta State Judiciary has been infected with the virus of nepotism and sectionalism, stressing that the composition of the Bench in the state does not reflect the time tested Federal Character principles.

Nigerian Army to conduct range classification exercise in Bayelsa, Rivers

The headquarters of 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Yenagoa, says all units under its command will be conducting the 2019 Annual Range Classification Exercise from Saturday 15th of June to Sunday the 14th July 2019 at Elele Barracks Shooting Range.
Marco Giampaolo has moved a step closer to becoming AC Milan's new head coach after leaving Serie A rivals Sampdoria.

AC Milan managerial target Marco Giampaolo paves way for move after leaving Sampdoria

Marco Giampaolo has moved a step closer to becoming AC Milan's new head coach after leaving Serie A rivals Sampdoria.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

PDP fails to open case against Kwara governor

Kwara State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Friday adjourned till ninth and 10th of July for further hearings in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s petition challenging the declaration of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the allegation that the governor had presented a forged certificate.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President Lawan: We didn’t perform well enough from 2015 to 2019

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has said that the Senate will insist that government officials must be up to speed in their responsibilities.