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Abia elections: APC calls for cancellation of governorship poll

Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) on Sunday called for the cancellation of the March 9th governorship election in the state.
Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

Police apprehend 10 over alleged destruction of INEC vehicles in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Police Command says it has arrested 10 persons suspected of setting ablaze, 11 vehicles of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the coming general elections.
The All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Cross River, Sen. John Owan-Enoh, has said that the hunger for change in the state was strong and palpable.

Senator Owan-Enoh: APC will not fail Cross River people

As the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) campaigns to the southern senatorial districts of Cross River State rounded off, the electorate has been reassured that a government led by the party in the state would not fail them if voted into power.

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.

Abia, Imo hold joint valedictory court session for late Justice Uche

The Abia and Imo judiciary on Friday in Umuahia held a joint valedictory court session in honour of the first female judge in the old Imo and Abia, late Justice Ijeoma Uche.

Suspect: Why I staged my own kidnap, abducted my girlfriend’s mum

Chinedu Innocent, 24, has been arrested for staging his own kidnap and abducting his lover’s mum, Agnes Simeon, in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State.

APC promises better life for Abia oil communities

Abia is ranked among the oil producing states because of oil exploitation activities in Ukwa West while Ukwa East is said to have capped oil wells. Stakeholders and youths groups in the oil communities expressed their disappointment with the ruling PDP when the state leadership of APC visited the oil bearing communities.

2019: Former Abia deputy speaker Emeka Stanley declares senatorial ambition

Former Deputy speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, and the immediate past Chairman Of the Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ASOPADEC), Chief Emeka Stanley, on Thursday declared his intention to run for the Abia South Senatorial Seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in 2019 election.

Police burst notorious kidnappers camp in Rivers

Residents of Etche communities of Rivers State and their neighbouring Ukwa area of Abia state can now heave a sigh of relief, following the raid weekend of a notorious gang camp in the area by men of the Inspector-General of Police.

Shell inaugurates N200 million water, power projects in Abia

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Saturday inaugurated water and electricity projects worth N200 million in different communities across Ukwa West local government area of Abia.

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Court seizes Justice Ajumogobia’s passport, admits her to N10 million bail

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday admitted former Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia to N10m bail.
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President Buhari: We’ll overcome terrorists, kidnappers, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured the nation will overcome kidnappers, bandits and agents of insecurity.

FCTA commits to peaceful co-existence of religious faiths

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Easter: President Buhari urges Nigerians to exhibit hope amidst insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerians not to despair in the midst of rising insecurity across the nation, noting that these challenges will be surmounted.

Governor Ahmed names Umar Bologi as new Etsu of Patigi

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has approved the appointment of Umar Ibrahim Bologi as the new Etsu of Patigi in the Patigi local government area of Kwara.