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Epileptic power supply will end in Aba – ex-minister

Former Minister of Power and Steel and Chairman of Geometric Power Limited (GP) Prof. Bartholomew Nnaji has promised that the perennial and inconsistent power supply in Aba would soon end.
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NULGE chairman kidnapped in Abia

The Isiala Ngwa North, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employee (NULGE), Comrade Wachukwu Okechukwu, is said to have been reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
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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.

Election: Governor Ikpeazu orders local council chiefs to protect INEC offices

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Sunday directed all the 17 Transition Council Chairmen in the state to protect all facilities of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in their areas.

Abia: ‘Hoodlums’ planning to burn INEC offices in six LGAs

About one week to the governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections scheduled for March 9 2019, tension has taken over Abia State as hoodlums plot to burn down offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission in six Local Government Areas.

Group demands release of detained Abia N-Power coordinator

Coordinators of the Federal Government’s N-Power programme in the 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Abia have decried the continued detention of the state N-Power Coordinator, Mr Felix Obisike, allegedly by the Department of State Service (DSS) in the state.
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Alex Otti condemns burning of INEC office, blames PDP

Dr Alex Otti, Abia State governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), has condemned the burning down of the Isiala Ngwa South Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last Sunday by yet to be identified arsonists.

Election: Senator Orji warns Governor Ikpeazu’s kinsmen against aabotaging charter of equity

Senator Theodore Orji has said that the Abia charter of equity under which Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu became the first person from Ngwa stock to emerge governor of Abia is all inclusive and not just limited to the office of the state chief executive.

Elections: APC cautions PDP over alleged destruction of campaign posters, billboards in Abia

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia has cautioned members of the ruling party in the state, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to desist from destruction of its posters and billboards.
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Abia 2019: Uche Ogah visits Orji Kalu, names Martins Azubuike as running mate

Winner of the Abia State All Progressives Congress (APC) primary, Dr. Uche Samson Ogah, has nominated Hon Martins Azubuike, a member of the state House of Assembly, as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election.
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APC Primary: Muhammadu Buhari secures 455,656 votes in Abia

President Muhammadu Buhari recorded a landslide victory in the presidential primary election of the All Progressives Congress held in Abia State, polling 455,656 votes, Prof. Chris Nwamuo, the Chief Returning Officer for the exercise, has said.

Ikechi Emenike: We have Abia treasury looter’s list

Director, Field Operations, 2015 All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign, Chief Ikechi Emenike, Sunday, said the party has list of names of looters of Abia State treasury and the amounts involed.

Abia Assembly passes anti-grazing bill

Abia State House of Assembly has passed the anti-grazing bill, which prohibits nomadic cattle rearing and grazing routes in the state.

IGP Ibrahim Idris urged to investigate policemen in alleged extra-judicial Killing

The people of Ntigha Okpuala in Isiala Ngwa North local government of Abia State have called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to ensure a thorough investigation of the alleged killing of three young men by mobile policemen and prosecute those found culpable.

Couple nabbed for selling own newborn baby for N400,000

After three weeks of investigation, the Monitoring Unit of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Imo State Police Command has nabbed a couple for allegedly selling their daughter, Chinecherem, for N400,000, a few hours after delivery.

2019: Ex-Abia speaker Martins Azubuike declares governorship ambition

Former speaker of Abia state House of Assembly and a Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Rt Hon Martins Azubuike, on Sunday declared his intention to run for the Governorship seat of Abia State in 2019 general election.

Scholarship is best method to promote self-reliance – Governor Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has described the yearly scholarship instituted by his immediate predecessor and Senator for Abia Central senatorial District, Senator Theodore Orji, as the best method of promoting employment and self-reliance.

Dangote partners Abia on youths’ employment

Dangote Group of Companies has provided the sum of N18.5 million as seed money towards the establishment of Dangote Education For Employment (E4E) Job Center in Abia state as part of the group’s effort to provide jobs to Nigerian youths.

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Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

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APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.