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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 member representing Ikwuano constituency in Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Stanley Nwabuisi, has said 28 of his constituents have allegedly been killed by attackers from neighboring communities in Akwa Ibom State.
Other members of the gang arrested by the Inspector General of Police Rapid Response Team (IRT) attached to the Aba Area Command are Godwin Apeh (32), from Olamaboro LGA, Kogi State; Sunday Chibuike (22), from Ezinifite Mbaise LGA of Imo State; Godswill Kalu (23), from Ohafia LGA of Abia State; Chibuzor Gabriel (21) from Oshiri LGA of Ebonyi State and Abraham Thompson (27), an Indigene of Oron LGA in Akwa Ibom State.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved contracts for the construction of three sub-stations in Kano and Benue states as well as the extension of transmission lines in Umuahia, Abia State and Mbaino in Imo State.
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has received his first dose of Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Umuahia.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved contracts for the construction of three sub-stations in Kano and Benue States as well as for the extension of transmission lines in Umuahia, Abia State and Mbano, Imo State.
Abia State Government, in collaboration with the State’s Police Command, has demolished buildings in different parts of the state used to confine kidnap victims.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Tuesday disclosed that with its ongoing projects and the acquisition of a new office for its Project Implementation Units (PIUs), it is set to add about 4,000 megawatts wheeling capacity to the national power grid.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, has promised to use the 2023 general election to set standard, saying it must be different from previous elections in terms of preparations and readiness.
Addressing the press before the building was brought down by a bulldozer, Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Capt. Awa Udensi said the demolition was in line with the Abia State law which prescribes that any building used as a hideout by kidnappers must be demolished.
The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) says normalcy has been restored to the Kurmawa Custodial facility in Kano metropolis following a violent protest staged by the inmates on Thursday.
Zamfara state governor, Dr Bello Mohammed Matawalle has directed the immediate closure of four major markets in its bid to crush the activities of bandits in the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has announced plans to withdraw services from both public and private organisations in Kaduna State for five days in protest of the mass sacking of thousands of workers by the state government.
A woman, who was a passenger of a commercial motorcyclist yesterday lost her life in a road accident in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has revealed he thought the European Super League was “a joke” when he first heard about the breakaway proposal.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudasiru Osaba, on Thursday, delivered 10,000 bags of rice donated to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Borno State, by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to the Borno State House of Assembly for onward distribution to the the victims of the Boko Haram insurgency.
The Nasarawa state Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Thursday, advocated for the revival of school sports competition to groom young talents in the state.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is expected to deliver his verdict on the European Super League on Tuesday after the widely condemned breakaway competition triggered threats of legal action and punitive measures.
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Israel has dramatically expanded air strikes on suspected Iranian missile and weapons production centres in Syria to repel what it sees as a stealthy military encroachment by its regional arch-enemy, Western and regional intelligence sources say.