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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.

Nnamdi Kanu’s sudden ‘return’ stirs fresh worries in South East

A curious combination of tension and excitement has enveloped the South East following the sudden “resurfacing” on Friday of the Supreme Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
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Nnamdi Kanu alive, spotted in Israel – brother

The controversy surrounding the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was finally laid to rest as he was spotted in Israel and confirmed by his younger brother, Emmanuel Kanu, on Friday.
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Abia community demands whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu’s father

The Afaraukwu-Ibeku community in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia has demanded the whereabouts of Eze Israel Kanu from the community in the aftermath of the 2017 “Operation Python Dance II” in Abia.
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APC Primary: Muhammadu Buhari secures 455,656 votes in Abia

President Muhammadu Buhari recorded a landslide victory in the presidential primary election of the All Progressives Congress held in Abia State, polling 455,656 votes, Prof. Chris Nwamuo, the Chief Returning Officer for the exercise, has said.

Governor Ikpeazu resolves to open up neglected Umuahia South

The long neglected Umuahia South of Abia state is to receive attention as Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has resolved to construct more access roads in the area.

Fulani herdsmen have been given license to kill – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) should be held responsible for the killing of innocent Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen across the country.

Stakeholders demand action on herdsmen menace in Abia

Stakeholders and members of the Farmers, Herdsmen Conflict Resolution Committee in Abia State have expressed worry over the inability of the committee to take decisive action towards stopping the menace of herdsmen in the state.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo rejects grazing colonies

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has rejected the proposal by the Federal Government to establish grazing colonies for Fulani herdsmen across the country, saying the recent killings of people by the herdsmen in Benue and Taraba states have exposed the dangerous path, which Nigeria would be walking through such a gamble.

IPOB warn against Benue recurrence in Abia

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has called Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to take decisive action against the rampaging Fulani herdsmen before they wreak any havoc in the state.

Scholarship is best method to promote self-reliance – Governor Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has described the yearly scholarship instituted by his immediate predecessor and Senator for Abia Central senatorial District, Senator Theodore Orji, as the best method of promoting employment and self-reliance.

Abia community asks fed govt to produce Nnamdi Kanu’s father, mother

Traditional chiefs of Afaraukwu community in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State have asked the state government to assist them in finding out the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and his parents.

Landlord moves to evict federal ministry over pay

The Federal Ministry of Information under the supervision of Alhaji Lai Mohammed has been given a one-week notice to vacate its Abia State Division office for its alleged failure to pay rent for two years.

‘Operation Python Dance 2′ not targeted at IPOB leader – Army

The Nigerian Army in Enugu, said on Tuesday that the military exercise in the South-East, code-named ‘Operation Python Dance 2’, was not targeted at the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

Southeast govs, Fayose, others decry alleged invasion of Kanu’s home

The South-east states governors, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and others yesterday expressed concern over the alleged invasion of the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, by Nigerian soldiers.

Ikpeazu’s chief of staff passes on in London

Chief Chijioke Nwakodo, the Chief of Staff to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia is dead.

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2019: Niger PDP receives over 2,000 decampees from APC, ADP

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Steven Gerrard: Ovie Ejaria hasty in Liverpool return

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Muhammadu Buhari presents N8.83 trillion budget for 2019 to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.