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Education secretaries laud Okezie Ikpeazu for paying primary school teachers

Local Government Education Secretaries in Abia State have applauded the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, for paying salary of primary school teachers in the state to date.

Okezie Ikpeazu approves employment of seven teachers for community school

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has approved the employment of seven PTA teachers with NCE certificates engaged by the Ezulerim Community Nursery and Primary School in Umuahia South local government area.
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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.
The sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over “disappearance” of Nnamdi Kanu, its leader, recorded partial compliance in some parts of the south-east.

IPOB: Banks, markets defy sit-at-home order in Umuahia

Commercial banks, markets and business outlets in Umuahia, the Abia capital, opened for business on Friday, defying the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra.

2019: PDP stalwart urges party to organize credible primaries

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member, Mr Chukwuemeka Iheuwa, has urged the party’s leadership to ensure that it fulfilled its promise to conduct credible primaries ahead of 2019 general elections.

Man, two sons found dead hours after daughter’s wedding

The rustic village of Itaja-Obohia, Olokoro, Umuahia council area of Abia State, was, weekend, thrown into mourning as a man and his two sons died mysteriously less than 24 hours after giving out his daughter in marriage.

IPOB sit-at-home order: Police lead Army, NSCDC in show of strength

The Police Command in Abia on Monday led detachments of the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in a show of strength in Umuahia, ahead of the IPOB sit-at-home order for Wednesday, May 30.

Anglican Church asks President Buhari to resign

After reviewing the alleged gross incompetence being displayed by the Presidency in providing security for the citizenry, the Umuahia Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office and forget about vying for re-election.

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.

Female NSCDC official, husband arrested for gunrunning

The Imo State Police Command on Thursday paraded an official of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Imo Command, Mrs Gloria Ogbonna, 35, and her husband Chukwuma Ogbonna, 50, both from Umuoba, Umopara in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State, for alleged gunrunning.

Lagos fake lawyer caught after 15-year practice

Fifteen years after allegedly acting as counsel, the law has caught up with a fake lawyer, Chris Elisha, at the Ojo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos 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: PDP not bothered about APC – Senator TA Orji

The activities of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State do not bother the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abia Central Senator, Chief Theodore Orji, a former two-term governor of the state, has said.

Monarchs urge Abia Assembly to legislate against open grazing

Traditional rulers in Umuahia South Local Government Council have called on Abia State House of Assembly to enact a law prohibiting open grazing, lamenting the destruction being done to crops by herdsmen.

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Muhammadu Buhari: National migration policy to be adopted soon

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a national policy on internal displacement is in the process of adoption, adding that it will help regulate the internal displacement crisis and complement the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the north east.

Kano government proposes N500 million to establish public service institute

The Kano State Government says it will establish a Public Service Institute for the constant training of its workers.
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Qatar Airways: We were never interested in Nigeria Air

Akbar Al Baker, the chief executive officer of Qatar Airways, says his company was not looking to be a core investor in the national carrier project, Nigeria Air.

Recruitment: Police commission receives 158,773 applications 18 days after

The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it has received 158,773 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
Ashley Young concedes that Manchester United have been left feeling disappointed and deflated after suffering a 3-1 defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool.

Ashley Young: Manchester United disappointed, deflated after Liverpool loss

Ashley Young concedes that Manchester United have been left feeling disappointed and deflated after suffering a 3-1 defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool.