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The governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has tasked the executive members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia North Senatorial District to brace up and ensure that they bring back the fortunes of PDP in the zone and State at large.
Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.
Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that the ongoing audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), should focus on missing funds rather than projects awarded and completed by contractors.
The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
A pro-democracy group, Grassroots Reformers, has described the visit of Abia Leaders of Thought, led by Sen. Chris Adighije to the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, as a welcome development.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, explained why the Senate refused to yield to pressure to declare Senator Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat vacant during the period of his incarceration.
If the ‘Bill on Protection against Infectious Diseases 2020’ presently in the Senate is signed into law, anyone found transporting a corpse of someone who died of infectious disease would pay a fine of N2 million.
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has been commended for being proactive in his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state to ensure that citizens are free from the viral infection.
A coalition of Abia North Community Youths Organizations, (ANCYO), has warned the Ohanaeze Youths Council (OYC) and the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, (AYCF) to steer clear of the politics of Abia North or be prepared for a showdown.
As the incarceration of Orji Uzor Kalu, the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial district continues to generate passions and emotion, as two principal political actors in the district, ex-Senator Moa Ohuabunwa of PDP and businessman, Chief David Ogba Onuoha of APC have disagreed over the call in some quarters to declare the seat vacant and conduct a bye-election for the zone.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that leadership at all levels requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment.
A group of farmers in Abia North Senatorial District of Abia State under the aerie’s of Isun Cooperative Society with bias in agriculture has given a 21 day ultimatum to the leadership of the Senate to declare the seat of their district vacant or face mass action.
A member of Board of Trustees of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Dr David Bourdex, on Monday asked the National Assembly not to declare vacant the Abia North Senatorial seat, occupied by Orji Uzor Kalu.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on erosion menace in the South East geopolitical zone.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday, marked properties belonging to former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu.
A group, the Global Centre for Conscious Living Against Corruption, on Thursday called on the Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, to resign from the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
Fernandinho will be Manchester City’s captain for the 2020-21 season, manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed.
Massive sums of allegedly dirty money have flowed for years through some of the world’s largest banking institutions, said an international journalism investigation published Sunday, which denounced shortcomings in sector regulations.
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has described the loss of his party in the Edo State governorship election as people’s revolution against injustice.
The increasing number of air force incursions from China is starting to fray nerves among ordinary Taiwanese, who wonder if their heavily armed political rival finally plans to attack after decades of threats, polls and analysts say.
The Southern Nigeria Peoples Mandate (SNPM), a political pressure group, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring hitch-free, fair and credible governorship election in Edo.
The Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for providing a level playing field for contestants in the just-concluded Edo governorship election.
A landlord on Wednesday doused the room of one of his tenants with petrol and set it on fire, burning her to death over nonpayment of eleven thousand naira rent.
The backup safety driver who was behind the wheel when one of Uber’s self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian in 2018 has been charged with negligent homicide, the New York Times reports. Rafaela Vasquez, who investigators say was watching an episode of The Voice at the time of the crash, has pleaded not guilty.
The Senate on Tuesday faulted the policy adopted by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 which allowed only private laboratories to carry out tests on intending travellers abroad.
Jihadists aligned to the Islamic State have killed 11 villagers in two separate attacks in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, militia leaders said Wednesday.