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Governor Ikpeazu inaugurates Abia university governing council

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has inaugurated the Governing Council of Abia State University, Uturu, headed by former a Senate president, Adolf Wabara.

Okezie Ikpeazu swears in new permanent secretary

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has sworn-in Mrs Onyinyechi Nwachukwu, as a Permanent Secretary in the state Civil Service.

Okezie Ikpeazu approves employment of seven teachers for community school

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has approved the employment of seven PTA teachers with NCE certificates engaged by the Ezulerim Community Nursery and Primary School in Umuahia South local government area.

Abia government takes delivery of shoe making equipment

Abia State Government has taken delivery of the first sets of shoe making equipment for full automation, as part of its commitment to making the state the hob of technology in Nigeria.

Senator Kwankwaso: Fairness, equity, essential to good governance

A former Kano State Governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said that fairness and equity are important in promoting good governance and addressing the needs of Nigerians.
Uche Secondus

PDP chair Secondus, others storm Abia for party’s mega rally

The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Uche Secondus would be leading a delegation of National officers of the party to a mega rally holding in Umuahia, the Abia State capital organized by the State chapter of the party.

APC promises better life for Abia oil communities

Abia is ranked among the oil producing states because of oil exploitation activities in Ukwa West while Ukwa East is said to have capped oil wells. Stakeholders and youths groups in the oil communities expressed their disappointment with the ruling PDP when the state leadership of APC visited the oil bearing communities.

Governors Ikpeazu, Ganduje task Nigerians on nation building

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and his Kano State counterpart, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, have enjoined Nigerians to engage in acts that would foster national unity and socio-economic development.

Governor Ikpeazu must stop running Abia from guest houses – lawmaker

Former minority leader of Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Ikedi Ezekwesili, has blasted the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, over his frequent absence from the Government House, Umuahia, saying that the Abia chief executive has formed the habit of “running the state from guest houses”.
Alex Otti

Abia professionals, businessmen, technocrats back Alex Otti’s guber race

A group of professionals, businessmen and technocrats from Abia State have thrown their weights behind Dr. Alex Otti, following his declaration last week to re-run for the governorship election in 2019.

Ex-Governor Kalu, others to know fate on alleged N3.2 billion fraud July 31

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed July 31 for ruling on ‘No-Case-Submission filed by the former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others, over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud slammed on them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Governor Ikpeazu declares support for campaign against girl-child abuse

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has thrown his weight behind the advocacy for the protection of the rights of women and children, especially the girl-child.

Governor Ikpeazu charges new Abia HOS to be effective, productive

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has charged the new Head of Service, HoS, of the state, Sir Onyi Wamah, to be effective and productive in the discharge of his duties.

Alleged N3.2 billion fraud: EFCC’s presents 16th witness against Orji Kalu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday called its 16th witness before a Federal High Court in Lagos in the ongoing trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, standing trial on charges of N3.2 billion fraud.

IPOB blasts Governor Ikpeazu over comment against Nnamdi Kanu

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Wednesday, tackled Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state over alleged comment that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, reneged on agreements reached with him and other South East governors during his interview granted to BBC Igbo Service in the Government House, Umuahia.

2019: My work will speak for me – Governor Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed optimism that performance should be the deciding factor in the choice of a second term in the 2019 governorship election.

We support re-activation of NDDC advisory committee – Governor Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has pledged to support the re-activation of the Advisory Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) made up of governors of the NDDC mandate states and two other members appointed by Mr. President.

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