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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, 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
The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has commenced the execution of vegetation control and silt removal on six federal roads in Abia.
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.
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.
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.
Buhari also said he has appointed most people into the country’s security architecture without knowing them personally, except their professional records.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Assembly management has given outgoing members of the 8th Senate three days to handover their office keys.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday pledged to waive his immunity as the governor if brought before the proposed anti-corruption agency in the state.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
The Niger House of Assembly on Tuesday elected Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse (APC), member representing Tafa Constituency, as the speaker of the 9th Assembly in the state.
Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (PDP-Enugu), on Tuesday, disclosed the real reason he contested for the deputy senate president’s seat during the inauguration of the 9th Senate in Abuja.