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N7.65 billion fraud: Senator Kalu knows fate December 2

The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 2, 2019 for judgment in the trial of a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others for an alleged N7.65bn fraud.

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
Benjamin Onwuka

Biafra Zionists vow to launch new currency

The Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, has disclosed plans to launch new currency as part of their push for a Republic of Biafra.

Abia governor introduces daily street collection of wastes in Aba

In a bid to rid Aba and environs of waste, the Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said it will begin street by street collection of wastes from 5pm on a daily basis.

Abia governor sacks environmental agency chief over poor sanitation

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has sacked the General Manager of Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA), Mr Okechukwu Apugo.

Aba governor takes over waste management

Scandalised by the filthy state of parts of the two cities in the state; Aba and Umuahia, the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has declared emergency on environmental sanitation.
The Abia State House of Assembly has set up ad hoc committees to investigate agencies and boards of the State Government.

Abia Assembly begins screening of commissioner-nominees

The leadership of the Abia State House of Assembly has begun the screening of 24 commissioner-nominees submitted to it for confirmation by Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

Nnamdi Kanu: Combined security forces besieged my country home

Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kalu, claims that “a combined security forces” besieged his country home in Isiama Afara-Ukwu Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State.

Abia governor forwards commissioners designate list to state assembly

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has finally forwarded 24 names to the State House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners in the State Executive Council.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor orders contractor back to site over poor job execution

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has ordered Tunnelend Construction Company (TCC) back to the site to undertake a full reconstruction of the Unuaro/Ekwereazu Road in Obingwa Local Government Area of the state.

I will complete projects in my second term – Abia governor

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has promised to complete ongoing projects awarded in the first term of his administration in his second term.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB’s attack on Senator Ekweremadu, warning to Igbo leaders

Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, insisted, yesterday, that the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, was a ‘courageous act’ and ‘polite warning.’

Abia youths wants ex-finance commissioner probed

A group of Abia Youths under the auspices of Abia Youth Vanguard (AYV) has called on the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu led government to probe the activities of his ex-finance commissioner.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia to clear workers’ unpaid salaries

Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, says that his administration is going to clear the arrears of workers’ salaries soon.

IPOB asks Abia governor to provide evidence of arrest of killer-soldier

The Indigenous People of the Biafra (IPOB) has asked Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to provide pictorial evidence of the acclaimed arrest of killer of the commercial motorcyclist in his state.
Chinedum Orji

Abia speaker condemns extra-judicial killings of commercial tricyclist

The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, MNSE, has condemned the killing of Mr Chimaobi Nwaogu, a commercial tricycle operator in Aba, by one Corporal Ajayi, for allegedly refusing to part with N100 bribe at a military checkpoint in Ohanze, describing it as “tyranny of the gun by some bad eggs among security agencies paid with taxpayers money to protect lives and property of the citizens”, saying, “such barbaric acts are not welcome in a peaceful State like Abia”.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor tasks women to take up skills for family sustainability

Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor has challenged women in the state to learn a skill to complement the roles and the income of their husbands in the families.

Work begins at Abia dry port site after 15 years

After 15 years, work has begun at the Isiala Ngwa Inland Container Depot (ICD), with Abia Government deploying excavators to clear port site.

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A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 19-year-old labourer, Bashiru Ibrahim, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.

EU parliament president calls on leaders to grant Brexit delay

European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.
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More than 100 elephants die in Botswana in suspected anthrax outbreak

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NAFDAC tells bakers to maintain standard when producing bread

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has decried the lack of commitment to standard by members of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria in bread making.

South African Airways, Comair return grounded planes to service

South African Airways (SAA) and Comair began returning grounded planes to service on Wednesday a day after safety regulators flagged maintenance problems.