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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Abia elections: Governor Ikpeazu wins governorship poll

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared the winner of the 2019 gubernatorial election in Abia State.

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.

Election: Governor Ikpeazu orders local council chiefs to protect INEC offices

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Sunday directed all the 17 Transition Council Chairmen in the state to protect all facilities of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in their areas.

Abia: ‘Hoodlums’ planning to burn INEC offices in six LGAs

About one week to the governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections scheduled for March 9 2019, tension has taken over Abia State as hoodlums plot to burn down offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission in six Local Government Areas.
Mr Abugu Warefade, beneficiary of the distribution of the starter packs materials in Warri done in the bid to create awareness in the impacted communities across the Niger Delta States, held on Febuary,8 2019.

Amnesty: 177 persons benefit from various communities

No fewer than 177 persons profiled from various communities for each of the 20 distribution centres across states in the Niger Delta have benefitted from the amnesty programme.
President Buhari receives in audience Delegation and Leaders from the South East and Host communities of Enyimba Economic City-3

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.

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.

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.

NDDC moves to revoke some contracts

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to revoke many contracts for projects in different parts of the oil-rich region to enable it to focus on strategic ones that would open up the areas.

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Senator Akpabio: I have no regret joining APC

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Federal government has 58 roads, bridges ongoing projects in Southeast – minister

The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.