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Former Enugu Assembly Speaker Eugene Odo condemns pan-Igbo cultural group Ohaneze Ndigbo for allegedly endorsing candidates for 2019 general elections
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.
Chikwendu Kalu, the Speaker, Abia House of Assembly, has called on motorists to exercise caution to prevent unpleasant circumstances, particularly as the Yuletide approaches.
The Abia command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 11 persons for allegedly engaging in illegal oil bunkering.
“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.
Former Abia Deputy Governor Chris Akomas has decried the alleged abandonment of the Federal Government’s dry port (Inland Containers Depot) situated at Ntigha in Isialangwa North Local Government Area of the state.
The Federal Government has described the South-East Governors’ allegation of infrastructural neglect of their zone as “incorrect, unfair and flew in the face of available evidence”.
Eminent businessman and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has said that great and positive change would come to Abia State in 2019 when the All Progressives Congress (APC) would take over the reins of governance in the state.
Former Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari would win over 75 per cent of votes in the South-East in 2019 general elections, as a reward for the landmark projects he had executed in the zone.
About 10,000 Nigerians were employed during the construction of the Abuja Light Rail Project, which was recently commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari, while 100,000 more will be directly or indirectly employed when the project begins full operation.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government will remain focused on completing inherited projects across the country.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to present its scorecard of achievements, especially in the area of infrastructural development, in the South-East and the South-South in its 16 years in office.
It was more of a Hollywood war film yesterday in Aba, Abia State, as soldiers believed to be attached to the Forward Operation Base and Mobile Policemen engaged in heavy shoot out over alleged assault on one of them.
Power, Works and Housing Minister, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has approved the payment of about N133 million compensation to five Abia communities whose lands were acquired for the construction of trailer parks at Lokpanta Cattle market, on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, Umunneochi council area of Abia State.
Vehicular movement in and out of Enugu, the Enugu state capital, from the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway has been blocked since the early hours of Tuesday.
Chief Uche Ogar, a former governorship candidate under the Peoples Democratic Party in Abia State, says that Igbos will benefit more under President Muhammadu Buhari if he emerges in 2019.
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He is to be sentenced for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in 2016 election-run-up.
The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.
Teachers in Ebonyi have pledged to “sail or sink’’ with Gov. David Umahi in reciprocation of his support to their programmes and activities.
Imo guber: Action Alliance’s Tunde Anifowose-Kelani challenges Uche Nwosu in court, seeks to stop...
The National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA) Dr. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, has challenged the governorship candidature of the party in Imo State and son in-law of Imo State governor, Uche Nwosu, over his nomination as the governorship candidate of the party in the forthcoming election in the state.
Late former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Salihu Ibrahim, has been laid to rest on Sunday after funeral prayers at Yahaya Road Juma’at Mosque, Kaduna.
The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has criticised the Federal Government for allegedly paying lip service to their demands.
The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.
Resident Electoral Commissioner in Imo state, Prof Francis Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, has raised the alarm that some desperate politicians are bent on sabotaging the 2019 general elections by cloning the Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will do everything within the ambit of the law to ensure that oil and gas resources producing communities receive the 13 per cent derivation fund.