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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Kano State Government says it will establish a Public Service Institute for the constant training of its workers.
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.
The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.
Concerned by the incessant cases of kidnapping of citizens in Owo and environs, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Owo branch, Ondo State Tuesday declared that no lawyer from its branch shall henceforth defend anybody that is accused of kidnapping a fellow citizen.
One person died and 44 were injured when a bus crashed into a wall on a Swiss motorway early Sunday, police said.
The senator representing Sokoto North senatorial district, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Tuesday commenced the training of 400 unemployed youths from across Sokoto State on how to effectively prepare profitable and acceptable feasibility studies and business plans.