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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.
Orji Uzor Kalu

APC chieftains extol ex-Governor Kalu’s virtues

Chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia have extolled the virtues of the state leader of the party, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, whom they described as the best thing that has happened to the party in the state.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 25, 2012 Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York, leaves following the Royal family Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk, in the east of England, on December 25, 2012. – Britain’s Prince Andrew has said on August 18, 2019 he was “appalled” by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile in 2010. (Photo by LEON NEAL / AFP)

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies witnessing Epstein abuse

Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Henry Onyekuru happy with performance in Monaco home draw against Nimes

Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru is happy to play an important role in AS Monaco’s 2-2 home draw against Nimes on Sunday.

Senator Lokpobiri, Aganaba, 5 others sign pact on outcome of APC primaries in Bayelsa

Immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Heineken Lokpobiri, and six other governorship aspirants of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State have entered into a peace pact to accept the outcome of the August 29 primaries of the party in the state.

Rape: Man to face castration

An Indonesian man named Muh Aris bin Syukur from the city of Mojokerto in East Java was sentenced with chemical castration for the rape of nine children in a landmark ruling for the country.