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Ohanaeze: Timi Frank working against Igbo interest

Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), the apex Igbo youth socio-cultural organization, Tuesday, waded in, the war of words between Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and the past deputy national publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank accuses Governor Ikpeazu of being APC mole in PDP

Former All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, has replied Abia state governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, describing him as an APC mole in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Olusola Adesola, gave the assurance while addressing Journalists in Umuahia, Abia State, during the two-day inspection of various ongoing projects being implemented by the ministry.

Federal government pledges support for Abia on infrastructural development

The Federal Government at the weekend pledged support for Abia State Government in the area of infrastructural development.

Abia governor expresses shock over sudden demise of council chief

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed shock at the news of the sudden death of the Transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Area, Hon. Maurice Onyekachi Okoro.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP hails Supreme Court’s ruling on Abia, Delta, Taraba electionsa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the ruling of the Supreme Court, upholding the elections of Governors Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Darius Ishaku of Taraba State.

Governor Ikpeazu: Supreme Court verdict challenge to do more

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has described his victory at the Supreme Court as an indication that his mandate is divine and a challenge to do more.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds election of Abia, Taraba, Niger, Delta governors

Justice Centus Chima Nweze, who read the lead judgment in the appeal marked: SC/1455/2019, on the Delta State governorship election, held that Great Ogboru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) failed to prove his allegation of irregularities.

Supreme Court delivers judgment in Abia guber dispute today

The Supreme Court has scheduled judgment for 2pm today in the Abia State governorship dispute between Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Alex Otti of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).

Abia governor promises socio-economic development in new year message

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has reiterated the state government’s commitment to sustain socio-economic development through implementation of improved policies and programmes in 2020.

Abia government to start paying new minimum wage this month

Ikpeazu stated this in his new year’s State Broadcast to the people of the state on January 1st, 2020.

Abia governor signs 2020 appropriation bill into law

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill into Law after the State House of Assembly had on Tuesday passed into law the sum of N137, 419, 617, 116 (One Hundred and Thirty Seven Billion, Four Hundred and Nineteen Million, Six Hundred and Seventeen Thousand, One Hundred and Sixteen Naira) as next year’s budget for the State.

Yuletide: APGA berates Abia governor over workers’ salaries, pension arrears

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abia State chapter, has carpeted Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu over the alleged inability of his government to pay accumulated salaries and pension arrears owed Abia workers and senior citizens respectively.

Dangote Refinery: NGF hails Lagos government for providing enabling environment

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) led by Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Friday commended the Lagos State government for creating an enabling environment for the construction of the Dangote Refinery at Lekki Free Trade Zone in Ibeju Lekki.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: Dangote Refinery, a pride to Africa

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has described the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals sited in Lagos as a pride to Nigeria and Africa.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned contractors working for it to brace up and discharge their obligations fully as the Commission will no longer pay for jobs that are not verified and certified.

NDDC verification committee frowns at huge abandoned projects littering in Abia

The five-man committee on the Verification of Niger Delta Development Commission,NDDC, Projects in Abia State has decried the level of discrepancies in the status of works recorded in the state by contractors and their actual status on ground.
Barrister Gnene Joi Nunieh

President Buhari cares for less-privileged people in the rural communities – NDDC chief

The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Joi Nunieh, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari cares for the welfare of less privileged people in rural communities.
Emeka Inyama

Emeka Inyama returns as Abia Warriors chairman

Abia State Governor Okezie Victor Ikpeazu (Phd) has reconstituted the Board of Abia Warriors FC and reappointed Pastor Emeka Inyama as the Chairman.

Governor Ikpeazu secures $430 million deal for Enyimba Economic City

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has secured the go-ahead of the African Development Bank (AfDB), private investors and other multilateral financial institutions for the investment of $430 million to fast-track the development of Enyimba Economic City (EEC).

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Adams Oshiomhole: Emeka Ihedioha never won Imo, Supreme Court made correction

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole said ousted Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha did not win the 9 March 2019 election and that the Supreme Court judgment was a remedy for the fraud.
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One dies of Lassa fever in Ogun

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Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.
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