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Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, on Wednesday, swore-in Okiyi Kalu as the state’s Information Commissioner.
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.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared the winner of the 2019 gubernatorial election in Abia State.
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.
Theodore Orji, the senator representing Abia Central in the Senate, has described the Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, as the only solution to the present security and economic challenges facing the country.
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.
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As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.
Operatives of the Nigerian Navy (NN) on Wednesday arrested 19 suspected oil thieves including two women and recovered five boats laden with 168 drums of 300 litre each of AGO.
Brazil international Neymar has told Paris Saint-Germain that he is no longer comfortable at the club and wants to return to Barcelona.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.
Members of the Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday urged the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, to probe the immediate past governor, Rochas Okorocha, for allegedly using N5b belonging to the state government to build a private university for himself.
The Police Command, Oyo State on Wednesday confirmed the kidnap of Mr Dayo Adewole, the son of former Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole.
Madonna University, Okija, Anambra State, has denied that there is panic withdrawal of students from the school following the detention of six students of the institution and one lecturer since February
Former Super Eagles captain and coach Sunday Oliseh and fans have faulted the decision of the Video Assistant Referee in the final Group A fixture between Nigeria and France at the ongoing Women’s World Cup.
Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has sworn in a new chief judge of the State.
As prospective corps members resume camping next week, the Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brid-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, has promised to adopt schemes that would make the new corps members employers of labour at the end of their one year compulsory service.