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The delegation of the traditional rulers was led by Eze Love Nwogu, Chairman, Aba North Traditional Rulers Council, alongside Eze Dr. I. O Ikonne.

Aba North traditional rulers meet speaker over alleged political marginalisation

Traditional Rulers in Abia North Council Area of Abia State have carried their complaints of what they described as being marginalized politically to the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Power sector reforms making steady progress

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government’s power sector reforms are already yielding results as steady progress is being recorded in power generation, transmission and distribution capacities on the national grid.
L-R, Segun Osoba, Osinbajo and Tony Elumelu at the Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum in Abuja on Saturday

VP Osinbajo: Young African entrepreneurs will change narrative about the continent

Africa’s young men and women entrepreneurs will positively change the narratives about the continent, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
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IPOB Sit-at-Home: Aba residents comply, Umuahia residents ignore directive

Residents of Aba in Abia on Thursday complied with the sit-at-home directive, issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group.

Emeka Ojukwu urges President Buhari to be magnanimous in victory

Emeka Ojukwu Jnr, son of the late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be magnanimous in victory and appoint Igbos in strategic positions during his second term.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari commissions 9.5mw plant to end power shortage in Ariaria market

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday commissioned a 9.5 megawatts (MW) capacity off grid gas-fuelled power system built by a private consortium under the Energising Economies Initiative (EEI) of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) to supply electricity to up to 47,000 shops and small businesses operating at the Ariaria International Market in Aba, Abia State.
3 President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Ogoni Leaders led by HRM King G.N.K. Gininwa (JP) OFR, Gbenemene Tai Kingdom, President Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers in Statehouse on 14th Sep 2018

President Buhari: South-East to benefit from $2 billion China’s investment

President Muhammadu Buhari says the new investment commitments coming into Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary, will be actualized within the shortest possible time.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Electricity: Customer eligibility policy yielding results – minister

The Customer Eligibility Policy of the Federal Government has started yielding result, with five industrial customers presently buying electricity directly from Generation Companies.
Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo wants local tech solutions for climate change issues

The development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate technologies remain the best solution to climate change challenges, the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said.

NERC grants 9.5mw electricity generation licence to Ariaria Market

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has granted a 9.5 megawatts embedded electricity generation licence to Ariaria Market Independent Power Plant Limited and an Independent Electricity Distribution Licence to distribute same within Ariaria Market to Ariaria Independent Energy Distribution Network Limited.

Aba shut down in observance of IPOB sit-at-home order

The commercial city of Aba was totally shut down Wednesday in observance of the sit-at-home order issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the 2018 Biafra Day celebration.

NAFDAC confiscates expired drugs worth N5 million in Abia

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confiscated expired drugs worth over N5 million from a drug dealer in Ariaria Market, Aba, Abia State.

Governor Ikpeazu: We have completed 60 roads in Abia

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, said his administration had constructed 60 roads across the state since inauguration in 2015.

Federal govt bans open drug markets in 2019

The Federal Government says it will shut down all open drug markets this year to curb unwholesome drug distribution system.

Anambra guber: Police restrict movement in Abia

The Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Anthony Ogbizi, has declared restriction of movement across the state’s border, ahead of Anambra election set to hold tomorrow, November 18.

Abia govt ready to support fed govt on rural electrification – Governor Ikpeazu

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of has expressed the willingness of the state government to support the Federal Government to actualise its rural electrification project in Ariaria market.

Quit notice: NEF faults El-Rufai over arrest warrant on Arewa youths

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday condemned the planned arrest of members of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) by Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, saying it is not in support of the decision.

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