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Federal government, Abia sign deal for N500 billion Enyimba Economic City

The federal government and Abia State yesterday penned the N500 billion Enyimba Economic City project at Aba, Abia State, where the federal government has taken 20 per cent equity of N100 billion. The project is a private sector driven.
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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.

Governor Ikpeazu advocates holistic reform of pension system

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has advocated holistic reforms in pension administration to reduce the plight of pensioners in the country.

Abia Export Procesing Zone takes off soon – Governor Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has said that the Abia Export Processing Zone, which is aimed at putting the economy of the state on a sound pedestal and create employment for her teeming youths, would soon come up stream.

Abia CP cautions unregistered security outfits

Abia Police Command will put a check on the proliferation of unregistered security outfits in the state, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Leye Oyebade, has promised.

Flood kills two, ruins 46 communities in Abia – SEMA

Heavy flooding has severely ravaged at least 46 communities in Abia, killing two children, an official of the State Emergency Management Agency has said.

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NBS: Nigeria’s unemployment rate rises to 23.1 percent

Nigeria’s unemployment rate increased from 18.8 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 to 23.1 per cent in in the third quarter of 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

Drug abuse: Nigeria will have generation of mad people soon – Group

Ibrahim Yusuf, lead convener of the movement, made the assertion during an advocacy visit to the Kaduna State Attorney-General, Umma Hikima, on Tuesday in Kaduna.

Man arraigned for beating mother-in-law

A 35-year-old man, Seun Okwuyigbo, who police accused of beating and injuring his mother-in-law in the eye was arraigned in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on Wednesday.
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Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 2,000 officers in Plateau

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Plateau Command, on Wednesday said it had deployed 2,000 of its men and officers in the state to ensure a crime-free and peaceful Yuletide.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari declines assent to two more bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to two more Bills namely the National Transport Commission Bill and Federal Road Authority Establishment Bill.