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NUJ, Police collaborate against fake journalists

Abia State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has solicited the support of the State Command of Nigeria Police in its war against activities of fake journalists in the state.
Kelechi Onuzuruike

Abia Assemblyman faces probe for allegedly lying under oath

The President General of Ohuhu Youth Council and former deputy chairman of Umuahia North council area of Abia state, Hon Chinedu Obilor, has called on security agencies to prosecute without delay Hon Kelechi Onuzurike, member representing Umuahia North state constituency.

Community alleges police attempt to shield suspected kidnapper

People of Okpalaegwu kindred of Amawa Ogbunike, Oyi local government area of Anambra State have raised alarm over alleged attempt by the police to shield suspected mastermind of the kidnap of their son, Emeka Okoye from facing the law.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC condemns arrest of sex workers in Abia

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday has decried the recent arrest of sex workers and closure of brothels in Umuahia, the Abia capital, on the orders of the state government.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Official: Abia to utilise $200 million World Bank facility to construct roads, drainage system

Chief Eziuche Ubani, the Commissioner for Works in Abia, has said that the $200m World Bank facility, being expected by the state government, will be judiciously utilised to construct 506 kilometers of roads and drainage system in different parts of the state.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Firm donates class room block to school in Abia

Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited, the Nigeria affiliate of Chevron Corporation, and its Agbami partners on Thursday donated a model classroom block to Community Model High School, Isieke-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia.

FEC approves N4.6 billion for construction of seven model schools

The Federal Executive Council on Thursday approved N4.6 billion for the construction of seven model schools to be located in the six geo-political zones of the country.

Group wants NDDC to extend skill acquisition to PLWD in Abia

Participants in the two-week training for Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD) in Abia have appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to extend the skill acquisition programme to more physically-challenged persons in the state.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia civil servants urges Governor Ikpeazu to stop being insensitive to our plight

Workers in Abia State civil service have demanded more commitment of the state government to welfare and plight of workers in the state.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia to get federal government’s N2 billion basic healthcare provision fund

Dr. John Ahukanna, the Commissioner for Health in Abia, said on Monday that the state would get over N2 billion from the Federal Government’s Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHPF).
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN raises alarm on alleged deceitful activities of pentecostal pastors

Apostle Dr. Emmanuel Agomoh, chairman, Abia State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has raised the alarm on activities of some Pentecostal pastors who use their callings to deceive their congregations.
Abia Warriors Emmanuel Deutsch

Emmanuel Deutsch returns as Abia Warriors coach

Abia Warriors have named Emmanuel Deutsch as their new head coach; replacing Henry Makinwa who resigned on Thursday.

Abia guber: We are not aware of Alex Otti’s petition in tribunal – APGA

The APGA candidate is asking the tribunal to cancel the results of 15 local government areas in Abia, which he (Otti) claimed, were marred by over voting, and order for a rerun.
Abia Warriors head coach Henry Makinwa has thrown in the towel after irreconcilable differences between him and the management of the team.

Henry Makinwa resigns as Abia Warriors coach

Abia Warriors head coach Henry Makinwa has thrown in the towel after irreconcilable differences between him and the management of the team.
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National open darts championship kicks off in Umuahia

The week-long National Open Darts Championship kicked off on Thursday in Umuahia, the Abia capital, with 10 states participating.
Abia Warriors on Sunday ended their home goal drought with a 1-0 win against visiting Yobe Desert Stars of Damaturu in the Week 15 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Abia Warriors pip Yobe Desert Stars in Umuahia

Abia Warriors on Sunday ended their home goal drought with a 1-0 win against visiting Yobe Desert Stars of Damaturu in the Week 15 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Candidates urge JAMB to upgrade computers for calculations

Some candidates in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) have called for the upgrade of the computer systems to provide mathematical calculations for the examination.

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Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Bishop Chukwuma challenges Governor Ugwuanyi on legacy projects

Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.

NDLEA: 27 million involved in illicit drugs globally

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.

Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.