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Following the stampede at the Hotel du Golf, Aba, Abia State on Friday over the suspected case of a foreigner with the dreaded Coronavirus, the state government and the management of the hotel have categorically denied that a white South African lodging in the hotel is infected with the virus.
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Abia State Command, have arrested two persons for dealing on hard drugs at Umuokoro and Ndiolumbe communities in Isiala Ngwa South council area of the state.
As the incarceration of Orji Uzor Kalu, the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial district continues to generate passions and emotion, as two principal political actors in the district, ex-Senator Moa Ohuabunwa of PDP and businessman, Chief David Ogba Onuoha of APC have disagreed over the call in some quarters to declare the seat vacant and conduct a bye-election for the zone.
Abia State government has commenced the biometric-data capturing of all pensioners to ascertain the actual number of genuine pensioners on the state’s payroll.
Plateau United extended their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard fought 2-1 home win against Nasarawa United at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.
Worried by the spate of killings linked to Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria, a royal father in Abia State, HRH Eze Cyril Ogbenna has urged Nigerians to speak out against the atrocities of these Herdsmen by letting some strategic international institutions and nations to know about them.
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, Wednesday, told the African Development Bank that a thriving entrepreneurship industry and agricultural base in the State are the foundation for the creation of a potentially viable industrial hub.
The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI) Reformed Group, South East Zone, has urged the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, to intervene in the age-long crisis rocking the national leadership of ASURI.
The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Abia Warriors the sum of N5m for the match violence that disrupted the Nigeria Professional Football League match-day 20 fixture against Enyimba in Umuahia.
Abia Warriors of Umuahia have been fined N5, 000, 000, 000 (five million naira) only as a result of fans violence that marred the club’s Matchday 20 against Enyimba.
A group of farmers in Abia North Senatorial District of Abia State under the aerie’s of Isun Cooperative Society with bias in agriculture has given a 21 day ultimatum to the leadership of the Senate to declare the seat of their district vacant or face mass action.
Abia Warriors striker Hammed Yakub has expressed shock at the resignation of coach Emmanuel Deutsch who resigned his position after the team’s 4-1 loss to Enyimba on Monday in Okigwe where the abandoned fixture was completed.
Mbaoma speaking in a chat with newsmen said the scenario didn’t really go down well with the players of Enyimba who felt the only way to make their fans happy is to record a win that will boost the morale of the fans and also placate the chairman of the club who sustained injuries as well.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Monday, condemned in its entirety the alleged killings of innocent people in Delta State by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, saying that the only thriving and booming industry in the present administration is terrorism industry by herdsmen.
Nigeria’s Minister for sports and youth development, Mr Sunday Dare, has confirmed he will be meeting with the League Management Company over the persistent violence rocking the Nigeria professional football league.
United Nations Peace Ambassador, Arc. Miebi Bribena, has hailed proactive measures so far taken by the Bayelsa State government at preventing the spread of Coronavirus.
Over 20 million Nigerians on Monday scrambled to prepare for lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa's biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as the continent struggled to curb the spread of coronavirus.
The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, disclosed this on Monday, in his address to the people of the state shortly after inspecting 128-bed isolation centres located within the premises of HID Awolowo Model School, Ikenne Remo.
A civil society organization, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, in conjunction with Transparency International, TI, Monday called for accountability in the use of COVID-19 intervention fund in the country.
Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu has been granted permission by his French club Girondis Bordeaux to reunite with his family amid the Covid-19 crisis.
Barcelona have made a bid for Manchester United target Lautaro Martinez, according to The Daily Star.
Cristiano Ronaldo has passed the time during lockdown by reportedly splashing out £8.5 million on a limited edition Bugatti – one of only 10 in the world.
South Africa came under a nationwide lockdown on March 27, 2020, joining other African countries imposing strict curfews and shutdowns in an attempt to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus across the continent.
The Federal Government has expressed appreciation to the United Nations System in Nigeria for mobilising two million dollars to help the government contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The leader of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has said his ashram in Ibadan is a safe place for those who wish to self-isolate themselves, the cult figure stating that there is enough space for as many as 1,500 people.