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Opposition accuses Abia government of exploitation on billboards

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.
Acting Chief Judge of Abia State, Justice Onuoha Ogwe

Abia CJ advocates life imprisonment for rapists, paedophiles

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.

DSS releases Senator Abaribe from detention

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released the lawmaker representing Abia-South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, from detention.

President Buhari urged to assent to food security bill

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.

Abia Assembly passes anti-grazing bill

Abia State House of Assembly has passed the anti-grazing bill, which prohibits nomadic cattle rearing and grazing routes in the state.

Federal government blames uncompleted projects in Niger Delta on paucity of funds

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has blamed paucity of funds for the numerous uncompleted projects in the Niger Delta.

Abia Assembly charges warring college management, council to embrace peace

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.

Two die in auto crash involving Abia governor’s wife motorcade

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.

Abia Assembly passes 2018 Appropriation Bill of N141 billion

The Abia State House of Assembly on Tuesday, passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N140, 928, 301, 770.

2019: Former Abia deputy speaker Emeka Stanley declares senatorial ambition

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.

Ex-ICAN chief Chidi Ajaegbu dumps APC for APGA

Former President, Institute of Charter Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, Mr. Chidi Ajaegbu, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia state.

2019: Ex-Abia speaker Martins Azubuike declares governorship ambition

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 Ikpeazu has performed – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has said the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has performed in the delivery of democracy dividend.

Governor Ikpeazu obeys NJC’s orders, swears in new acting CJ

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday swore in Justice Onuoha Kalu Ogwe as the Acting Chief Judge of the state.

Why we petitioned Abia Assembly over Justice Uzokwe – Group

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.

Group carpets Governor Ikpeazu over suspension of CJ Uzoma

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 CJ Theresa Uzokwe protests against her removal

Suspended Abia State Chief Judge, Justice Theresa Uzokwe has protested against her removal.

Ex-speakers’ forum rallies support for President Buhari

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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