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House of Reps Speakership: Women group drums support for Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

The Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) has urged members-elect to support the candidacy of Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC-Abia) for the office of Speaker in the 9th House of Representatives.

Make a woman Speaker of 9th House of Reps – group

A civil rights group, Proactive Gender Initiatives, has said a female should be made a Speaker in the 9th House of Representatives.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

South East APC spokespersons endorse Nkiru Onyejeocha for House of Reps Speaker

The South East All Progressives Congress Publicity Secretaries have endorsed Nkiru Onyejeocha, representing Isiukwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State, for the Speaker, House of Representatives.

Abia elections: Governor Ikpeazu wins governorship poll

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared the winner of the 2019 gubernatorial election in Abia State.

Election: Ex-Governor Kalu wins Abia North Central senatorial seat

Chief Orji Kalu, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of Saturday’s National Assembly poll in Abia North Senatorial District.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Election: Nothing‘ll stop APC victory – Abia community

The people of Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State have joined hundreds of communities that endorsed the All Progressives Congress candidate for the Abia North Senatorial election, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu (OUK).

Police arrest 9 suspected IPOB/MASSOB members in Abia

The police command in Abia has arrested nine suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM).
Babatunde Fashola being shown progress of work on Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway in May 2018

House of Reps applaud work on Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway

Mr Kannike Abubakar, Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Works, said members were satisfied with the quality of work in the rehabilitation of Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP expels ex-party chairman over romance with Atiku Abubakar

The Abia State chapter of the Social Democratic Party has dissociated itself from the insinuation that it has been absorbed by the Peoples Democratic Party in order to support its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 election.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Abia lawmaker assures Muhammadu Buhari of votes in South-East

President Muhammadu Buhari and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections will garner more votes in 2019 in Abia state and the entire South-East zone than he got four years ago, a member representing Umunneochi state constituency at the Abia state House of Assembly, Hon Prince Ikedi Ezekwesili, has said.

Senate asks federal government to solve problem of gully erosion in South East

Succour has come the way of victims of gully erosion ravaging some parts of South East States as the Senate yesterday asked the Federal Government to mandate the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, and Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, to as a matter of urgency, come to their rescue.

Senate seeks urgent intervention to check erosion threats

The Senate on Wednesday called for urgent intervention by relevant federal agencies to check the menace of erosion in the South-East and coastal states of the federation.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Abia primaries: Group congratulates APC candidates

Abia Action Youths For Progress (AAYP) has congratulated the three All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidates on their victories at the just concluded party primaries in the state.

House of Reps mandates NEMA to send relief materials to Rivers, Bayelsa, Abia

Members of the House of Representatives, yesterday, called the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to immediately send relief materials to victims of erosion menace and other natural disasters in Bayelsa, Abia, and Rivers states.
Muhammadu Buhari

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.

Orji Kalu’s name missing in approved APC register for Abia primaries

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State have raised concern over the omission of the names of prominent stakeholders, including Orji Kalu, from the approved party register for Sunday’s governorship primaries in the state.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

Nkeiruka Onyejiocha: I rejected PDP’s automatic ticket to join APC

The Member representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal constituency, Nkeiruka Onyejiocha, has said she rejected the automatic ticket offered her to remain in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) where she will be facing primary, for the interest of her people.

Ex-Governor Kalu urges federal government to convert FMC Umuahia to teaching hospital

Eminent businessman and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on the Federal Government to convert the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Umuahia, to a teaching hospital.

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Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation

The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
An inside view of St Anthony's Shrine after the explosion. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 207

The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
Bayern Munich’s Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches (R) jumps for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs SV Werder Bremen on April 21, 2019 in Munich. (Photo by Guenter SCHIFFMANN - AFP) -

Renato Sanches wants to leave Bayern Munich

One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and Juventus’ Italian forward Federico Bernardeschi, both with their head covered in foam, joke and celebrate after Juventus secured its 8th consecutive Italian 2018/19 “Scudetto” Serie A championships, after winning the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Fiorentina on April 20, 2019 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by Isabella BONOTTO / AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo the future but Juventus need more to conquer Europe

Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
Queen Elizabeth

Five facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she turns 93

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.