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Chief Eziuche Ubani, the Commissioner for Works in Abia, has said that the $200m World Bank facility, being expected by the state government, will be judiciously utilised to construct 506 kilometers of roads and drainage system in different parts of the state.
The Federal Executive Council on Thursday approved N4.6 billion for the construction of seven model schools to be located in the six geo-political zones of the country.
Participants in the two-week training for Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD) in Abia have appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to extend the skill acquisition programme to more physically-challenged persons in the state.
Workers in Abia State civil service have demanded more commitment of the state government to welfare and plight of workers in the state.
Dr. John Ahukanna, the Commissioner for Health in Abia, said on Monday that the state would get over N2 billion from the Federal Government’s Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHPF).
Apostle Dr. Emmanuel Agomoh, chairman, Abia State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has raised the alarm on activities of some Pentecostal pastors who use their callings to deceive their congregations.
The APGA candidate is asking the tribunal to cancel the results of 15 local government areas in Abia, which he (Otti) claimed, were marred by over voting, and order for a rerun.
The week-long National Open Darts Championship kicked off on Thursday in Umuahia, the Abia capital, with 10 states participating.
Some candidates in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) have called for the upgrade of the computer systems to provide mathematical calculations for the examination.
The latest report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranking Nigeria as the world’s second worst user of sovereign wealth funds is “fundamentally flawed”, the federal government says.
Dr Chigozie Ubani, a medical practitioner in Umuahia, has advised Nigerians to ensure proper storage of food items in order to control the current outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.
In a bid to motivate the Super Eagles players to win the African Cup of Nations in Egypt, a massive $95,000 bonus each awaits the players from the group stage matches up till the final match if they lift the cup on the 19th of July at the 80,000 capacity Cairo International Stadium.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Adeniyi Adesina, said it was absolute falsehood for any group of people to claim that some amount of intervention fund has been made available to the Gboyega Oyetola administration.
A former president of Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, was arrested on Tuesday on an allegation that he abused his power in authorizing a violent crackdown on protests more than a decade ago.
An Ethiopian official said no fewer than 13 security personnel working for opposing sides died from injuries during the failed coup attempt to overthrow the governance structure of Ethiopia’s populous Amhara regional state.
The Lagos State High Court on Tuesday sentenced a Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou Anani, to life imprisonment for the murder of his boss and Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd, Ope Bademosi.
The Burundian Swallows are in for trouble with Nigeria’s Super Eagles today as they meet in Alexandria in the first match of Group B in the African Cup of Nations.
Ondo state police command has arrested two members of an armed robbery syndicate in the state.
At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said.
Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, former minister of works, says Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is the “ideal person to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari”.
Cameroon’s soccer team has refused to leave their hotel to board a flight to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt because of a players’ pay dispute, a team spokeswoman said on Friday.