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Abia Assembly tasks Okezie Ikpeazu on payment of counterpart funds for UNGA

Abia State House of Assembly has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to consider as top priority the payment of the counterpart fund that would enable the state benefit from the United Nations General Assembly 74th Conference Fund.
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.

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.
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”.
Chinedum Orji

World Skills Day: Abia speaker restates commitment to youth empowerment

The Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Chinedum Orji, MNSE, has reiterated his commitment to the empowerment of youths in the State, saying that nations will fare better and the world will be more peaceful and secure if particular attention is paid to the empowerment of youths through skills acquisition.
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Abia lawmakers commend President Buhari over assembly’s autonomy

President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has been lauded on its quest to grant autonomy to State Houses of Assembly.
The Abia State House of Assembly has set up ad hoc committees to investigate agencies and boards of the State Government.

Abia Assembly moves against government agencies, boards

The Abia State House of Assembly has set up ad hoc committees to investigate agencies and boards of the State Government.

APGA members defect to PDP in Abia

There was a major political exodus in Abia State on Monday when no less than 3,000 chieftains of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) jumped ship to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Chinedum Orji

Senator Orji’s son emerges Abia speaker

Hon. Chinedum Orji representing the people of Umuahia Central State Constituency has been elected Abia State House of Assembly Speaker

Date of Abia Assembly inauguration shifted to June 11

The inauguration of the seventh Abia State House of Assembly has been shifted to Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
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It will be bad to deny South Easterners Senate presidency – APC chieftain

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Abia State, Austin Meregini, popularly known as Ugolee, says it will be bad if South Easterners are denied the position of Senate president in the 9th National Assembly.
Mammoth crowd today trooped out in Daura, Katsina State, as President Muhammadu Buhari observed today’s juma’at prayers at the central mosque of the town.

Agwu Agwu: Why President Buhari got more votes in South East

Former Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Agwu Agwu, yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari scored more votes in the South-East because the people of the zone voted to win his support for a president of Igbo extraction in 2023.

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.
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Federal government, Abia sign deal for N500 billion Enyimba Economic City

The federal government and Abia State yesterday penned the N500 billion Enyimba Economic City project at Aba, Abia State, where the federal government has taken 20 per cent equity of N100 billion. The project is a private sector driven.

Corps members’ accident: Abia Speaker urges motorists to exercise caution

Chikwendu Kalu, the Speaker, Abia House of Assembly, has called on motorists to exercise caution to prevent unpleasant circumstances, particularly as the Yuletide approaches.
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2019: Okezie Ikpeazu, Alex Otti, Uche Ogah make INEC list of Abia governorship candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abia on Friday displayed the list of eligible candidates for the 2019 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Abia lawmaker assures Muhammadu Buhari of votes in South-East

President Muhammadu Buhari and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections will garner more votes in 2019 in Abia state and the entire South-East zone than he got four years ago, a member representing Umunneochi state constituency at the Abia state House of Assembly, Hon Prince Ikedi Ezekwesili, has said.
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2019: APGA aspirant, 400 members join SDP in Abia

About 400 members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia state, have dumped the party for the Social Democratic Party, SDP.

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