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Aba governor takes over waste management

Scandalised by the filthy state of parts of the two cities in the state; Aba and Umuahia, the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has declared emergency on environmental sanitation.
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Cleric: Why most marriages are breaking up

Dr Daniel Onyemachi, Founder and Senior Pastor of Deeper Life Christian Centre, Singapore, says many marriages are breaking up because some men have left the responsibilities of catering for their families for their wives.

Monarch urges Southeast governors to initiate anti-grazing laws

HRH Eze Philip Ajomiwe, the chairman of Umuahia North Council of Traditional Rulers, has asked the Southeast Governors’ Forum to initiate laws that would ban the movement of cows in the zone.
Caf Champions League campaigners Enyimba lost 1-0 to their city rivals Abia Warriors in a friendly match played on Monday in Umuahia.

Enyimba lose to city rivals Abia Warriors ahead of Al Hilal tie

Caf Champions League campaigners Enyimba lost 1-0 to their city rivals Abia Warriors in a friendly match played on Monday in Umuahia.
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Governor Ikpeazu: I have no grudge against Alex Otti, Uche Ogah

Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, said on Saturday he has no grudge against his opponents in the March 9 governorship election in the state, saying the duo only exercised their rights.

Abia guber: Tribunal dismisses petition against Governor Ikpeazu

The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, on Friday dismissed the petition filed by Dr Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party.

IPOB: Security agents besiege Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.

Resident doctors demand improved healthcare infrastructure in South East

The Southeast Caucus of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called for improved healthcare infrastructure in the South-East region.

Tribunal: Senator Kalu warns supporters, associates on their utterances

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has called on politicians to be cautious of their utterances for the sake of nation building.

Nnamdi Kanu: Combined security forces besieged my country home

Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kalu, claims that “a combined security forces” besieged his country home in Isiama Afara-Ukwu Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State.

Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation receives encomiums for its empowerment initiatives

Thousands of small-business owners, petty traders and artisans in Abia-North senatorial district of Abia State showered encomium of gratitude on the Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation following the successful conclusion of its Small Business Zero Interest-Free Loan scheme.

IPOB alleges ‘genocide plot’ in Nnamdi Kanu’s home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday said it has uncovered another genocide plot in Isiama Afara ukwu Ibeku Umuahia, Abia State, the ancestral home of it’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

IPOB alleges plot to attack Nnamdi Kanu’s house

The Indigenous People of Biafra has alleged that there is another plot to attack the Afaraukwu home of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia State.

NCC warns internet users against fraudsters

In response to the increase in cybercrime around the world, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned internet users and other users of telecommunication in the country to guard against being defrauded by internet fraudsters known as “yahoo yahoo boys”.

Senator Ohuabunwa: Orji Kalu’s sack a triumph of justice

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has hailed the judgment of the National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal, which annulled the election of the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu.

Abia Central: Tribunal affirms Senator Orji’s victory

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal I sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, yesterday affirmed the victory of Theodore Orji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the senator representing Abia Central in this year’s general election.

Abia North: Senator Kalu vows to reclaim mandate at Appeal Court

Senator Orji Kalu has vowed to reclaim his mandate at the Court of Appeal.

Xenophobia: Senator Ohuabunwa condemns attacks on Nigerians, others

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has strongly condemned the rising wave of xenophobic attacks by South Africans against foreigners in their country, saying Nigerians did not deserve the ill treatment from South Africans.

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Senator Lawan: National Assembly will deepen women participation in politics

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would support initiatives and efforts aimed at widening the scope of women participation in politics and governance.
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New Tunisia president sworn in after upstart poll win

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Woman in court for ‘sending’ snake to neighbour’s room

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Abductors demand N50m ransom for kidnapped high court judge

Kidnappers who abducted Justice Abdu Dogo, a Federal High Court judge on Tuesday are demanding N50m ransom.
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