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Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor commissions molecular lab, infectious disease hospital in Aba

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has commissioned a molecular laboratory and diagonistic centre in Aba, for the testing of Covid-19 and an infectious disease hospital with capacity to isolate and treat 50 patients of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases at the same time.
Abdu Maikaba

Plateau United coach seeks financial support to achieve Champions League Semi final target

Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.

Akwa Ibom asks Nigerian government to review boundary laws to reduce conflicts

The Akwa Ibom State Government Saturday asked the federal government to review the National Boundary Commission (NBC) Act as a measure to manage raging border conflicts across the federation.

Akwa Ibom deputy governor seeks special funding for boundary crises resolution

Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor Mr Moses Ekpo on Saturday urged the Federal Government to provide the National Boundary Commission (NBC) with special intervention funds to enable it to resolve critical boundary crises nationwide.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Imo North bye-election: Drama as APC committee breaks into factions

The seven-man panel mandated by the interim national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to conduct primary to produce the party candidate ahead of next month bye-election for Imo North senatorial district has broken into factions.
The former Akwa United goalkeeper said the Umuahia-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit has all it takes to challenge for major titles next season.

Leke Ojo: I want to fight for honours with Abia Warriors

The former Akwa United goalkeeper said the Umuahia-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit has all it takes to challenge for major titles next season.
Alex Otti

Abia: Alex Otti, other APGA members defect to APC

Former governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State, Mr. Alex Otti, and his supporters yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Factional Abia APGA chairman, SWC cross-carpet to APC

Chief Nkem Okoro, the factional Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in Abia along with State Working Committee, on Tuesday joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the organizing committee of the 29th Anniversary of Abia State to celebrate frontline workers and honor them for their sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic.

Forum urges Abia to domesticate national disability act

A cross-section of persons, known as Citizens With Disabilites (PWDs), has appealed to Abia Government to domesticate the National Disability Act 2018, in order to promote their wellbeing.
The federal government has reopened the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu and urged entrepreneurs from the South-east region to invest in the planned concession of airport facilities.

Enugu airport: President Buhari deserves praises – Senator Kalu

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the successful reconstruction and re-opening of Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA), Enugu.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF committee sanctions NPFL 2019/20 final table

Football Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has endorsed the final table of the Nigeria Professional Football League for the 2019/2020 season as prepared and released by the League Management Company.

Senator Orji’s feud with Abia APC chieftain escalates

The feud between former Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia and his kinsman, Chief Benjamin Apugo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in the state, has escalated with groups and individuals entering the fray.
Nigeria professional football league side Abia Warriors of Umuahia has completed the signing of a mighty jet youngster, Mustapha Jibreel.

Abia Warriors completes the signing of Mustapha Jibreel from Mighty Jets

Nigeria professional football league side Abia Warriors of Umuahia has completed the signing of a mighty jet youngster, Mustapha Jibreel.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister: No date yet for resumption of schools

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption even though the federal government had continued to engage stakeholders.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the organizing committee of the 29th Anniversary of Abia State to celebrate frontline workers and honor them for their sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic.

Abia governor to honour virus frontline workers, others

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the organizing committee of the 29th Anniversary of Abia State to celebrate frontline workers and honor them for their sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nigeria professional football league side Abia Warriors of Umuahia has completed the signing of Nzube Anaezemba ahead of the 2020-2021 domestic campaign.

Abia Warriors unveils midfielder Nzube Anaezemba

Nigeria professional football league side Abia Warriors of Umuahia has completed the signing of Nzube Anaezemba ahead of the 2020-2021 domestic campaign.

Crisis in Abia IPAC escalates as de-registered parties sack chairman

The crisis in the Abia State chapter of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has assumed a new dimension as a group of political parties in the state on Wednesday sacked the IPAC Chairman, Mr Ceekay Igara and the state executive.

Gombe commissioner, others react to death of ex-NAN Boss

Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo election: Police commission lauds security presence at voting centres

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has lauded the security presence at the various voting centres visited by a team from the commission deployed to monitor police conduct during Saturday’s governorship election in Edo.

Chidozie Awaziem shines on Boavista debut vs Nacional

Nigeria’s Chidozie Awaziem made his Boavista debut in Saturday’s 3-3 draw against Nacional.
Bukola Saraki

Edo election: Senator Saraki urges electorate to protect their votes

Nigeria’s immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has urged voters in Edo State to protect their votes in the Saturday governorship election.

Lagos bye-elections: 20 candidates jostle for senatorial, assembly seats

Twelve candidates will be contesting for the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election slated for Oct. 31.
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

WeChat, TikTok see US downloads climb ahead of Donald Trump administration ban

Preliminary data from analytics platform Sensor Tower showed Chinese-based WeChat had 10,000 installs in the US Friday, a 150 percent increase from Thursday and a 233 percent week-over-week increase. That’s the largest number of WeChat installs in the US in one day since October 7th, 2019.