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Governor Ikpeazu, while Inaugurating the committee in Umuahia, said shoe factory was established to put Abia in the mainstream of a competitive global shoe market and to consolidate the position of Aba in particular and Abia State in general as a global hub for shoe manufacturing and other leather products.
The Supreme Court, on Friday, quashed the judgement that convicted and sentenced the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment.
More groups have donated food, relief materials to vulnerable Nigerians in recent times to help curb the spread of the coronavirus disease.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed Mr Uche Ogah as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Abia for the March 2 elections .
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, has called on the three tiers of government in Nigeria to pay serious attention to the development of the rural communities in the country.
For about four days, early this month, members of De Norsemen Kclub Incorporated (DNKI) caused gridlock in Aba, the commercial city of Abia state with their 10th international convention.
Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu, has expressed hope that Nigeria is gradually taking its rightful position in the comity of nations.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria and its joint partners have signed a gas supply and aggregation agreement that will support the 140 Megawatts Aba Integrated Power Project in Abia State.
Residents of ‘Aba Ngwa’ community in Aba North/ South Federal Constituency of Abia have threatened to withdraw their support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) if their grievances emanating from the just-concluded party primaries were not addressed.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has reiterated the commitment of the state government towards improving the health sector by promoting effective healthcare service delivery.
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to apologize to the Igbo over his recent comment that Nigerian troops were lenient to Biafran troops and Easterners during the Civil War.
Nigeria has abundant gas resources which, if harnessed, will meet the energy demand of over 350 million people and the industrial needs in the West African sub-region.
A Thai prosecutor on Monday indicted 18 activists for their roles in anti-government rallies last year by a protest movement that has brought unprecedented challenges to the royal palace and military-dominated establishment.
Ikpeazu, while receiving the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill led by Senator Albert Bassey at Government House, Umuahia, said that Abia oil-producing communities have remained peaceful more than other oil-producing communities in the country, stressing that the peaceful disposition of the communities should serve as a model for the compensation of oil-producing communities.
After reporting its lowest COVID-19 daily infection figure in seven months on Saturday, Nigeria recorded another relatively low number on Sunday with 269 new cases.
Mikel Arteta remains confident his Arsenal side are on the right track despite Saturday’s frustrating 1-1 draw at Burnley dealing another blow to their European push.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has threatened to name and shame people and corporate organisations benefitting from the perennial traffic gridlock in the Apapa area of the state.
President Akufo-Addo: Successful Ghanaian diplomacy led to establishment of AfCFTA secretariat in Accra
Successful Ghanaian diplomacy enabled the African Union (AU) to agree to the location in Accra of the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.
An Onitsha based Industrialist, Chief Alex Chukwura, has praised the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuffs and Cattle Dealers in Nigeria (AUFCDN), for calling off its nationwide strike.
The Corporation’s new stand is contrary to expectation of possible price hike in the month following rise in the price of crude oil in the international market and the warning by the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, that NNPC could not continue to absolve the extra cost in the pump price of petrol.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has commended the Federal government for financial support to rural women in Oyo State through the Rural Women Cash Grant which he facilitated through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.