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The Abia State government has announced the death of its Deputy Chief of Staff, Chief Ukpai Agwu, who passed in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief illness.
The Aba Book Club, on Tuesday, pleaded with Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to stop Aba South Local Government authorities from converting the Aba zonal library permanent site into a motor park.
The Vice Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party,(PDP) for South East geo-political, Chief Ali Odefa, has assured that the leadership of the party will democratise the primaries ahead of 2023 elections.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that its landslide victory in the Aba North/South Federal Constituency bye-election has firmly established its superiority, particularly over the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Prof Gregory Ibeh, chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has told the two leading political parties to trade cautiously with unfolding plot to ignore the quest by the South East geopolitical zone to have a shot at presidency, warning that ongoing scheming aimed at obstructing the zone in the building up to 2023 may prove a costly mistake.
The IGP who reiterated that the Force will not tolerate any further attack on its personnel or any citizen by any individual or group under any guise whatsoever said this in a statement made available to Daily Independent by the Force Spokesperson, Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba, on Sunday.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has strengthened its dominance of Abia State by winning the Aba North and South Federal Constituency bye-election of Saturday.
One of the collation officers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the ongoing Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency bye-election has reportedly been abducted.
Chief Onyebuchi Ememanka, Chief Press Secretary to the Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) does not need to involve in any form of electoral malpractice to win the Aba North and Aba South bye-election.
Sen. Orji Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate, has advocated for declaration of Aba, the economic hub of Abia State, a disaster area so that the Federal Government can take extra-ordinary measures to fix the town.
No fewer than 11 suspected men of the underworld were feared dead when soldiers engaged them in fierce gun battle on Tuesday night in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State.
Abiriba community in Ohafia local government area has launched a massive manhunt for the suspected killers of three policemen attached to Abiriba Division of the Nigeria Police, in the community at about 8.30 AM on Monday
The clamour to restructure Nigeria and enthrone fiscal federalism may soon yield positive results as the House of Representatives is already in receipt of bills to realise the dreams.
Ahead of next week’s House of Representatives by-election for the vacant seat of Aba North/South federal constituency, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State has stepped up its campaign for its candidate, Hon Mascot Uzor Kalu, the party also resolving to centre its campaign on infrastructure and social welfare, stating that it won’t be distracted by what it described as a ‘campaign of calumny’ by its main rival, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the state.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has renamed Faulks Road, Aba, after the Governor of Old Imo State, Late Dr. Sam Mbakwe.
Abia State government has demanded unreserved apology from the national leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over what it termed “misrepresentation of fact”.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Okechukwu Apugo, has said that no section of the state would be allowed to scuttle existing zoning arrangement for 2023 governorship election in the state.
The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.
Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.
No fewer than 67 security agents, comprising the police, Navy and prison wardens, have been killed by gunmen in the South East and South South since December last year.
"We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days," family's statement read in part.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has admonished the President, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Sunday Asefon not to betray the confidence reposed in him by the entire students’ body.
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The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in collaboration with Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) and the Bayelsa State government are set to resuscitate the Railway Foundry for the benefit of the country.