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Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu inaugurates commissioner, council chairmen

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, on Wednesday, swore-in Okiyi Kalu as the state’s Information Commissioner.

APGA members defect to PDP in Abia

There was a major political exodus in Abia State on Monday when no less than 3,000 chieftains of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) jumped ship to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Police declares killer cop wanted, places N500, 000 bounty

The leadership of the Abia State Command of the Nigerian Police on Monday declared one sergeant Collins Akpugo under its command wanted over his involvement in the killing of one Chibuike Onuoha.

Police arrest 22 suspected cultists in Abia

The Abia State Police has arrested suspected members of a secret cult group operating in Umuahia, the state capital, and its environs.
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.
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.
Vote Buying

Report: Violence, vote buying marred polls in South-East

A joint report released by Women Aids Collective (WACOL) and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) indicated that violence, intimidation by thugs and vote buying marred the just concluded general elections in the South East.
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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.

Election: Ex-Governor Kalu wins Abia North Central senatorial seat

Chief Orji Kalu, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of Saturday’s National Assembly poll in Abia North Senatorial District.

Female lifeless body found in Abia community

Residents of Umuabai Afara road in Umuahia the Abia state capital have been thrown into confusion as they woke up Friday morning to meet lifeless body of a yet-to-be-identified lady.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Federal government kicks off road for tax refund projects

The Federal Government has flagged-off its roads for tax-refund initiative with Dangote Construction handling a 16-kilometre Ofeme Community road network in Ohuhu in Umuahia North local Government, Abia State.
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.

Official: Abia government to engage 300 youths in pipeline security

Hope Uwaga, a Commissioner in Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, has said the government will engage about 300 youths to safeguard petroleum pipelines across the state.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala tasks government on community development

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, has called on the three tiers of government in Nigeria to pay serious attention to the development of the rural communities in the country.

Court okays suit for trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, Eyinnaya Abaribe over Nnamdi Kanu

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe and others are to be prosecuted over an alleged involvement in how Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), escaped from the country.

Abia government takes delivery of shoe making equipment

Abia State Government has taken delivery of the first sets of shoe making equipment for full automation, as part of its commitment to making the state the hob of technology in Nigeria.

Police begin investigation to unravel killers of Umuahia priests

The Abia Police Command said on Monday that it has commenced an investigation into the suspected murder of two priests and a woman at Umuobia Housing Estate, Umuahia.

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Security breach: FAAN suspends aviation security unit heads in Lagos

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended indefinitely, the Aviation Security Unit Heads who were on duty when an unidentified man climbed an Azman aircraft at Lagos airport on Friday morning.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun vows to reposition state university teaching hospital

The Governor of Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed the determination of his administration to reposition the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital to a world class medical facility.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Odunayo Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga- Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.

Transporters protest incessant killings on Rivers highway

Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga-Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets hat trick in upset win over LAFC

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lived up to the bravado on Friday, scoring all three goals to power the LA Galaxy to a hard fought 3-2 victory over MLS rivals Los Angeles Football Club.