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The Abia State Government on Monday warned the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Self Acquired Tricycle Owners Association (SATOA) members against unleashing mayhem in the state.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has denied the allegation that it appointed former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd) to negotiate Igbo Presidency on its behalf.
A suspected COVID-19 patient who had reportedly sneaked into the state from a neighbouring state has been found and taken to an isolation centre in Amachara hospital, Umuahia.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the state’s inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19 pandemic to commence distribution of palliative materials to the 17 council areas of the state, from Tuesday 7th April 2020.
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.
The Abia State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, has warned occupants of erosion-proned areas in the state to vacate, so as to forestall dangerous effects to the habitants of the areas.
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has finally forwarded 24 names to the State House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners in the State Executive Council.
The Abia State Government says it has implicit confidence in indigenous contractors and will continue to engage them along with ‘Grade A’ contractors in road construction in the state
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, on Wednesday, swore-in Okiyi Kalu as the state’s Information Commissioner.
The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has reportedly sacked three out of the seventeen Transition Committee Chairmen that he recently appointed to oversee the affairs of various local government areas of the state.
Abia State government yesterday welcomed the ongoing probe of some accounts officers by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged fraudulent practices, saying that the affected civil servants would answer for their deeds.
Police in Ivory Coast have rescued 68 children working on cocoa farms, most of whom were trafficked from neighbouring Burkina Faso, authorities said.
Former Head of State, Retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Monday in Minna denied having any link with bandits or terrorist groups in Niger State.
The Police Command in Niger has assured the residents of the state that the police will provide adequate security before, during and after the Eid el-Fitr in the state.
The Red Crescent organisation on Monday reported that 215 people were injured, four of them serious, with over 150 sent to hospital after the fight at al-Aqsa Mosque.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has stated that for the military to defeat the current and emerging threats, they need to have change of attitude.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to introduce 500 small new buses to the state by next week Thursday in a bid to provide alternatives to local motorcycles.
Japan extended on Friday a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until the end of May to stem a surge in novel coronavirus cases, but Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga reiterated that it was still possible to host the Tokyo Olympics just months away.
The Ondo State Police Command said on Friday that it had arrested no fewer than 20 persons in connection with the cult clash that occurred in Owo, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of the state.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has released shortlisted names for the final screening of qualified candidates for narcotic officers and narcotic assistants cadres.
Around 15% of cocoa farms in the world's top grower Ivory Coast are in protected forest areas, potentially breaching standards expected in upcoming European Union law, a study commissioned by the country's sector regulator found.