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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.

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.
President Buhari at the event

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.

Police urge Abians to ignore IPOB sit-at-home order

he Abia State Commissioner of Police, CP, Ene Okon, has called on residents and visitors to the state to ignore that May 30th sit-at-home directives in the state by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Groups set fresh agenda for Governor Ikpeazu’s second tenure

Some stakeholders in Abia have called on Gov Okezie Ikpeazu to improve on his performance in his second tenure by concentrating on workers welfare and infrastructure development.

INEC: We’ve introduced measures to conduct free, fair polls in Abia

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abia State has said that it has introduced new measures aimed at forestalling the challenges that arose during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly polls.

NANS endorses Governor Ikpeazu’s re-election bid

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have endorsed Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s reelection bid.

Elections: IPAC faults INEC over undeclared results in Abia

The Abia State chapter of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has called on the State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Joseph Iloh, to announce and declare the results and winner of February 23 Aba North/Aba South Federal constituency seat elections.

Senator Ohuabunwa alleges plot by ex-Govenror Kalu to rig elections in Abia

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and senator representing Abia-North District, Mao Ohuabunwa, has cried out over an alleged plan by senatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Orji Uzor Kalu, to rig the forthcoming election.
Muhammadu Buhari

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Abia traditional rulers endorse President Buhari

Another section of apex-Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, led by Secretary-General, Mr. Uche Okwukwu, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second tenure.

Elections: APC cautions PDP over alleged destruction of campaign posters, billboards in Abia

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia has cautioned members of the ruling party in the state, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to desist from destruction of its posters and billboards.

Chris Nkwonta: Enyinnaya Abaribe sitting on a stolen mandate

The candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for Abia South Senatorial Zone, Chief Chris Nkwonta, has vowed to defeat the Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe in 2019 senatorial election in the zone.

APGA blasts Okezie Ikpeazu for sharing jeeps to council chairmen

The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Abia state chapter, has said it is sad and disappointed at Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s sharing of Prado jeeps to the 17 council chairmen in the state, describing it as financial recklessness and misplaced priority.

Abia government cordons 11 villages to stop another pipeline explosion

Abia State government has ordered the cordoning of 11 villages mostly in Osisioma Local Government Area to forestall another pipeline leakage.

2019: APC’ll form people-oriented government in Abia – chairman

Abia State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Donatus Nwamkpa, has said the party will form a people-oriented government that is free from mediocrity and a legislative arm that operates “like a committee of friends” as allegedly the case with the sitting government in the state.

[email protected]: Okezie Ikpeazu calls for collaboration

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called for the collaborative efforts of all Nigerians to build the country of our dreams.

APGA decries alleged political intolerance by Abia government

The Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has cried out over alleged intimidation by the state government and its agents, saying the opposition party has been subjected to series of attacks and disruption of its political activities.
Alex Otti

Abia professionals, businessmen, technocrats back Alex Otti’s guber race

A group of professionals, businessmen and technocrats from Abia State have thrown their weights behind Dr. Alex Otti, following his declaration last week to re-run for the governorship election in 2019.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Chidi Izuwah

Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
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Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.