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Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigeria extends eased lockdown by four weeks

Federal government yesterday extended the ease of lockdown in the country by another four weeks, saying coronavirus was now in 536 of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
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IGP response team arrests three fleeing kidnappers in Rivers

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IGP-IRT) based in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State have reportedly arrested three fleeing suspected kidnappers in Rivers State.

Abia governor introduces daily street collection of wastes in Aba

In a bid to rid Aba and environs of waste, the Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said it will begin street by street collection of wastes from 5pm on a daily basis.

Abia governor sacks environmental agency chief over poor sanitation

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has sacked the General Manager of Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA), Mr Okechukwu Apugo.

Aba governor takes over waste management

Scandalised by the filthy state of parts of the two cities in the state; Aba and Umuahia, the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has declared emergency on environmental sanitation.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu inaugurates commissioner, council chairmen

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, on Wednesday, swore-in Okiyi Kalu as the state’s Information Commissioner.
Chief Donatus Nwankpa, the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia

Police confirm kidnap of Abia APC chairman

The police command in Abia has confirmed the abduction of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, on Monday night.

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.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC cautions petroleum products consumers against mishandling of products

As the dry season draws near in the Country, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has warned petroleum products consumers across the nation against mishandling of white products.

Abia government cordons 11 villages to stop another pipeline explosion

Abia State government has ordered the cordoning of 11 villages mostly in Osisioma Local Government Area to forestall another pipeline leakage.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Muhammadu Buhari blames deadly Abia pipeline explosion on vandals

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regrets over what he said was the unnecessary loss of lives and property as a result of the pipeline explosion in the Osisioma Ngwa community of Abia State on Friday morning, sympathising with those who lost loved ones.

Okezie Ikpeazu: South East governors never opposed Peter Obi’s vice-presidential candidature

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia said on Wednesday that South-East PDP governors never opposed former Gov. Peter Obi’s emergence as running mate of the party’s presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

Abia pipeline explosion: Ifeanyi Araraume urges stakeholders to be proactive

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Imo State (APGA), Ifeanyi Godwin Araraume, has called for concerted efforts by stakeholders to protect government installations across the nation.

Abia government to probe pipeline explosion – speaker

The Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chikwendu Kalu, has said the state government would probe the October 12 oil pipeline explosion that claimed some lives and property in the state.

NNPC begs communities to stem oil pipeline vandalism

As calm returned to Osisioma Ngwa communities of Abia State following a fire incident last Friday, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has appealed to host communities to help stem the spate of vandalism of oil pipeline.
gas pipeline explosion

Death toll in Aba pipeline explosion rises to 150

The death toll from Friday’s oil pipeline explosion in two Abia communities in Osisioma Local Government Area of Abia State has risen to over 150.

Okezie Ikpeazu visits Aba pipeline explosion site, as dead toll increases

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has visited Umuaduru and Umuimo villages in Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area after the pipeline explosion that killed several persons.
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Nigerian Army: Troops well-equipped to face any terrorist group

The Nigeria army says the military is winning the fight against terrorism and is well-equipped to defeat Boko Haram insurgents.

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.