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Opposition political parties in Abia state have accused the government of deliberately imposing exorbitant fees on installation of political campaign billboards across the seventeen local government areas of the state.
The Acting Chief Judge of Abia State, Justice Onuoha Ogwe, has advocated life imprisonment for rapists and men who defile under-aged girls, saying that such harsh punishment is the only way to stop the rising incidence of the social evils.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to end the delay in giving assent to the food security bill which was passed by the National Assembly 18 months ago.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has blamed paucity of funds for the numerous uncompleted projects in the Niger Delta.
The Abia State House of Assembly has enjoined the governing council and management of Abia State College of Health Sciences and Management Technology, Aba, to tread softly and embrace peace.
Tragedy struck on Tuesday in Abia, when two women died in an auto crash involving the motorcade bearing the wife of Abia Governor, Nkechi Ikpeazu.
The Abia State House of Assembly on Tuesday, passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N140, 928, 301, 770.
Former Deputy speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, and the immediate past Chairman Of the Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ASOPADEC), Chief Emeka Stanley, on Thursday declared his intention to run for the Abia South Senatorial Seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in 2019 election.
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.
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The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to beef up security in 16 communities in Adamawa Southern Senatorial district.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has said that he is looking forward to the 2018/2019 Turkish Super Lig season after rejoining his club Trabzonspor for pre-season.
Wall Street stocks retreated in early trading on Tuesday as disappointing results from Netflix weighed on large technology shares.
President Donald Trump publicly thanked Senator Rand Paul on Tuesday for backing his stance towards Vladimir Putin at their inaugural summit -- the only high-profile lawmaker from his Republican party to have done so.
Roma are considering the bid, a world record for a keeper, but no deal has been agreed and the Italian side are said to want £66m.
The Founder of Integrity Group, Livingstone Wechie, has urged the Rivers State Government to make its budget implementation more open in line with fiscal democracy to carry the people along.
The founder of ‘One Love Family’ and Perfect Living Master, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari to win the forthcoming 2019 elections to enable him conclude the job of repositioning the country and the fight against corruption.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission to Nigeria has asked the federal government to take urgent action “on a coherent set of policies to reduce vulnerabilities and increase growth over the medium term remains”.
West Ham have signed midfielder Felipe Anderson from Lazio for a club record fee on a four-year contract.
TheVice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday told the National Assembly that President Muhammadu Buhari assented to bills sent to him based on merit irrespective of where they emanated from.