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Afcon: Amaju Pinnick encourages Super Eagles, promises continuous support

In spite of their 0-2 loss to Madagascar on Sunday, the Supper Eagles have received solid backing from the most important personality in the Nigeria’s football administration presently, Amaju Pinnick.

Chekwas Okorie differs as Ohanaeze shows indifference to Senator Kalu’s emergence as Senate chief...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organisation of Ndigbo, has expressed indifference to the emergence of former Abia State governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, as the Senate Chief Whip, saying it amounts to nothing for Ndigbo.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia: Work will recommence at new government house – Governor Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured that construction work will soon recommence at the new Government House, Ogurube Layout, Umuahia.

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.
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.

Orji Kalu: 79 senators have endorsed Ahmed Lawan as Senate President

Former Abia State Governor and Senator-elect for Abia North, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu said on Friday that the coast is finally clear for Senator Ahmed Lawan (APC, Yobe) to emerge as the Senate President of the ninth Senate to be inaugurated next week.

Ninth Assembly: Senator Gaya urges APC zone deputy senate president to North-West to ensure...

Sen. Kabiru Gaya, has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the Deputy Senate President of the 9th Senate to the North West so it can consolidate on the votes it got from the area.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Ninth Assembly: Senator-elect Orji Kalu pledges to support Femi Gbajabiamila

Former Abia Governor and Senator-Elect, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, says Mr Femi Gbajabiamila is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the position of speaker in the 9th assembly.
Felix Anyansi Agwu

Abia government dissolves Abia Warriors, Enyimba boards

Emeka Inyama and Felix Anyansi-Agwu, respectively the chairmen of Abia Warriors and Enyimba, have been relieved of their roles with immediate effect after the Abia Government approved the dissolution of their boards, along with 30 others.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu dissolves more 32 boards

The Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the immediate dissolution of the boards of 32 establishments in the state.

Governor Ikpeazu dissolves boards of ABSUTH, HMB

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the immediate dissolution of the Boards of the Abia State University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH) and Hospital Management Board (HMB).

N7.65 billion fraud: Senator-elect Orji Kalu loses no case submission

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the no-case submission filed by a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, in response to the N7.65bn fraud charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Governor Ikpeazu dissolves political appointees

As part of the efforts of the incumbent governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, to constitute a new set of people that would form part of his yet-to-be inaugurated government, Ikpeazu on Saturday announced the dissolution of all political appointees.

Governor Ikpeazu cautions against altering Abia’s charter of equity

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has tackled the governorship candidates of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr. Alex Otti, and All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Uche Ogah, on their failure to grasp the essence of the charter of equity which was agreed by the forefathers of the state to ensure social justice and inclusiveness.

Governor Ikpeazu dissolves local councils, orders fresh polls

Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State governor, has dissolved the 17 Local Government Chairmen and their legislative councils.

Okezie Ikpeazu: Why we spend more on security

Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State governor, has given explanations as to why his administration considered allocated more funds to security of lives and property in the state, saying that no viable economy strives under insecurity of its economic activities.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC denies arresting Atiku Abubakar’s sons

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied arresting the sons of Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Court revokes Orji Kalu’s bail

Court has revoked the bail granted ex-Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, for failure to appear, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

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A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
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A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.