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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.
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.
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.
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.
Anambra Governor Willie Obiano charges lawyers in the state to uphold their ethical standard and always play according to the rule of law to promote and foster cause of justice and professional standard
Members of the National Board of Trustees (NBT) for the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Research Endowment Programme have been charged to localise their research facilities
Acting EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu assures Nigerians that all candidates of political parties who have case with the agency and are seeking election into various offices in 2019 will be charged to court before the next year election
Sokoto State Government restates its commitment towards improving hospital services in the state
Adamawa Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla Bindow says Nigerians and Nigeria will eternally be grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari for the good work he has done in every sector especially agriculture
International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected more than 100 high-potential start-ups to participate in a new initiative designed to spur innovation and job creation across the African continent.
South Africa's parliament has approved a report endorsing a constitutional amendment that would allow expropriations of land without compensation - a decision the main opposition party said on Tuesday it could challenge in court.
President Cyril Ramaphosa named a respected female lawyer on Tuesday to head South Africa's prosecuting authority which had been accused of improperly protecting former president Jacob Zuma.
A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 47-year-old man, Augustine Opone, to seven years imprisonment for impersonating a Superintendent of Police serving at Federal SARS Force.
President Muhammadu Buhari has communicated to the Senate and House of Representatives his decision on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 in accordance to the powers vested in him by the 1999 Constitution.