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Former Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba II, has reacted to the recent immigrant visa ban on Nigerians by the US President, Donald Trump.

Travel ban: Nigeria can do better without foreign interference – Adamu Garba

Former Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba II, has reacted to the recent immigrant visa ban on Nigerians by the US President, Donald Trump.

Former Senate president accused of destroying farmland in Ebonyi

A former president of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been accused of destroying a commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. A former president of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been accused of destroying a commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Abia governor expresses shock over sudden demise of council chief

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed shock at the news of the sudden death of the Transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Area, Hon. Maurice Onyekachi Okoro.

Abia council boss slumps die in Umuahia

The transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu council area of Abia State, Engr. Onyekachi Okoro, has reportedly died as he slumped at his residence at Umuahia.

Abia North: Senators Ohuabunwa, Kalu disagree on Appeal Court verdict

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has described his loss at the Court of Appeal as “a miscarriage of justice.”

Appeal Court affirms election of Senator Orji Kalu

The Appeal Court sitting in Owerri on Thursday affirmed the election of Sen. Orji Kalu, representing Abia North Senatorial District.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA parades 15 ‘illicit drug dealers, consumers’

The Abia State Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has paraded 15 suspected dealers and consumers of illicit drugs arrested by its operatives in the state.

We’re in Biafra struggle to give our kids better future – IPOB women

Forty-sixty-year-old Mrs Lilian Obiechina, popularly called ‘Ada Ide’, is a native of Ogidi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation receives encomiums for its empowerment initiatives

Thousands of small-business owners, petty traders and artisans in Abia-North senatorial district of Abia State showered encomium of gratitude on the Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation following the successful conclusion of its Small Business Zero Interest-Free Loan scheme.

Senator Ohuabunwa: Orji Kalu’s sack a triumph of justice

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has hailed the judgment of the National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal, which annulled the election of the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

How Ekiti governor’s wife was attacked by hoodlums

Persons suspected to be hoodlums, on Tuesday afternoon, hijacked a protest by students of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) and attacked the convoy of the wife of the Ekiti governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi.
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: Nigeria’s future bright

Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has again reassured that Nigeria’s future is bright going by the progress being made by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo: What Nigeria’s future prosperity depends on

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that future national prosperity will be consummated by the handshake between the business environment, talents and creativity.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA to provide relief materials to Abia IDPs

Following the lingering crisis between Isu community in Arochukwu council area of Abia State and their Utuma neighbours in Cross River State, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has assured internally-displaced persons, IDPs, in the community that the Federal Government will provide relief materials to ameliorate their sufferings.

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa-bound travellers in Edo, demand N30 million

The victims identified as Okuboere, Seifefa and Amara were reportedly abducted by suspected herdsmen along the Hausa-Fulani settlement in Okada area of Edo State.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Final year student of UNN commits suicide

Samuel Elias, 25, a final year student of Department of Religion and Culture, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has allegedly committed suicide by drinking Sniper.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu inaugurates commissioner, council chairmen

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, on Wednesday, swore-in Okiyi Kalu as the state’s Information Commissioner.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.