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Okezie Ikpeazu

Official: Abia to utilise $200 million World Bank facility to construct roads, drainage system

Chief Eziuche Ubani, the Commissioner for Works in Abia, has said that the $200m World Bank facility, being expected by the state government, will be judiciously utilised to construct 506 kilometers of roads and drainage system in different parts of the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns bank manager for alleged N187 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, arraigned a former acting branch manager of Sterling Bank Plc, Oliver Anidiobi, before Justice C.O. Ajah of the state’s High Court, sitting in Enugu, for a N187 million fraud.OHHA Microfinance Bank

FERMA commences vegetation control, silt removal on federal roads

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has commenced the execution of vegetation control and silt removal on six federal roads in Abia.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 3 armed robbery suspects in Enugu

The police command in Enugu State has arrested three alleged highway robbers operating along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Road.

Sullivan Chime: PDP has outlived its usefulness for South-East

Former Governor of Enugu State, Mr Sullivan Chime, says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves the support of the South-East region in the Feb. 16 presidential election.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Abia APC chairman narrates kidnap ordeal

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, has regained his freedom, four days after he was reportedly abducted by gunmen at Arungwa Junction (near Aba) on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.
Chief Donatus Nwankpa, the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia

Abducted Abia APC chairman yet to regain freedom – party

The State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Abia has said that the party’s chairman, Mr. Donatus Nwankpa, who was reportedly abducted on Monday night, has yet to regain his freedom from his abductors.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

Abia NDLEA arrests four for illegal production of sedatives

Bamidele Akingbade, State Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Abia, said that four men were arrested for illegally and secretly manufacturing Diazepam, a sleep-inducing anti-depressant drug.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he appointed heads of security agencies in his government purely on competence and merit.

President Buhari says South East not marginalised, promises region’s rail connectivity

Buhari also said he has appointed most people into the country’s security architecture without knowing them personally, except their professional records.

Ogbonnaya Onu: Igbo stand better chance of producing president in 2023 if we back...

Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, has called on the people of the south-east to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

Three women die in Enugu auto-crash

The Police Command in Enugu State on Friday confirmed the death of three persons and 15 others injured in an accident that happened on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.

Enugu auto-crash claims 3, 15 injured

The Police Command in Enugu State on Friday, confirmed the death of three persons and 15 others injured in an accident that happened on Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.
Eugene Odoh

Ex-Enugu Speaker Eugene Odo faults Ohaneze’s endorsements of candidates

Former Enugu Assembly Speaker Eugene Odo condemns pan-Igbo cultural group Ohaneze Ndigbo for allegedly endorsing candidates for 2019 general elections
Babatunde Fashola being shown progress of work on Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway in May 2018

House of Reps applaud work on Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway

Mr Kannike Abubakar, Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Works, said members were satisfied with the quality of work in the rehabilitation of Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.

Corps members’ accident: Abia Speaker urges motorists to exercise caution

Chikwendu Kalu, the Speaker, Abia House of Assembly, has called on motorists to exercise caution to prevent unpleasant circumstances, particularly as the Yuletide approaches.

Nine killed, 12 injured in Enugu auto crash

No fewer than nine persons were confirmed dead, while 12 persons sustained injuries in an auto crash on Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, Enugu.
NSCDC

11 persons arrested over alleged illegal oil bunkering

The Abia command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 11 persons for allegedly engaging in illegal oil bunkering.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Brightman Onyendi: Abia Central needs worthy representation

“The state of infrastructure in the zone is terrible,” Onyendi said, adding, “it is the major reason our people are unable to benefit from the economic opportunities in their respective localities.

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Olu Akerele: Naming national stadium after MKO Abiola shows President Buhari has good heart

A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

Don: Honouring MKO Abiola one of President Buhari’s boldest decisions

Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.

June 12: Ex-President Jonathan reduced MKO Abiola to ethnic champion – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.