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2019: Alex Otti joins Abia governorship race

Dr Alex Otti, a former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2015 general elections in Abia on Friday declared his interest to run again in 2019.
Chris Akomas

Abia ex-deputy governor declares for guber race

Chris Akomas, a former deputy governor of Abia State, has formally declared his interest to run for the 2019 governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and solicited for the support of his party members.

SDP: Mortuary, casket business thrive in Abia as poverty increases

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has lamented the upsurge in the business of mortuary operators and casket makers in Abia State, saying that it was symptomatic of bad governance and neglect of people’s welfare by the present administration.

Abia and Rwanda agree to strengthen economic cooperation

The governments of the Republic of Rwanda and Abia State have agreed to work together for the mutual development of both governments and their peoples. The agreement was reached on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at the Ministry of External Affairs, Kigali in the Republic of Rwanda.

2,000 APGA, PDP members defect to APC in Abia

About 2,000 members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from Ohafia local government area of Abia State, on Friday, defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state.

2019: Igbo group mobilises votes for President Buhari

An Igbo pro Buhari group, One Destiny Organisation, says it has begun mobilising five million voters for President Muhammadu Buahri’s re-election.

Governor Ikpeazu is a man of destiny – Ayo Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu as a man of destiny, and urged Abia electorate to vote him for second term in 2019.

Group decries activities of ‘godfathers’ in Abia

A group known as the Concerned Citizens for a Better Abia has blamed the developmental setback in Abia State to alleged activities of `godfathers’ in the state.

Abia government deploys medical team to contain Lassa fever outbreak

The Abia State Government has announced that it has deployed medical response team at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Umuahia, the state capital to contain the outbreak of Lassa fever at the hospital.

Alex Otti: APGA will take over Abia in 2019

The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance in the 2015 general election in Abia state, Dr. Alex Otti, has vowed that APGA will take over the governance of Abia come 2019, and described the party as the only alternative for Abians to enthrone the needed change in the state.

2019: My work will speak for me – Governor Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed optimism that performance should be the deciding factor in the choice of a second term in the 2019 governorship election.

2019: Igbo youths urge Abians not to re-elect Governor Ikpeazu

The World Igbo Youth Congress (WIYC), has said that Abia people should not make the mistake of re-electing Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for a second tenure, stating that he has not done anything for Abians to guarantee him a second tenure in office as the Governor the state.

Southeast govs did not declare IPOB a terrorist group – Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said that South-East Governors only banned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), but did not declare it a terrorist organization.

Social media, IPOB and soldiers clash

No period was the negative roles of the social media more glaring than the recent crisis that engulfed Abia State which was occasioned by the face-off between members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and soldiers on Operation Python Dance assignment in the state.

IPOB agitation right, method wrong – Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has observed that even though the grievances of members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra are germane, they cannot attempt to box Igbo people into a narrow and separate geographical entity.

Police to arraign 37 suspected IPOB members in court on Monday

The Abia State Police Command of Nigeria Police Force on Saturday disclosed that it has arrested 37 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who were reportedly arrested during the unrest in Abia State would face prosecution.

Soldiers will pull out of Abia by Friday – Ikpeazu

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State said on Thursday that soldiers would be withdrawn from the streets of Umuahia, the state capital, and Aba, its commercial nerve centre, by Friday.

Police declares Biafra security service illegal

The Commissioner of Police, Abia, State Command, CP Adeleye Oyebade, has declared the recently formed Biafra Security Service of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as illegal.

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