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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Another ranking House of Reps member dumps PDP for APC

The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Hon. Nkeiru Onyejeocha, has denounced her membership of the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress.

Governor Ikpeazu must stop running Abia from guest houses – lawmaker

Former minority leader of Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Ikedi Ezekwesili, has blasted the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, over his frequent absence from the Government House, Umuahia, saying that the Abia chief executive has formed the habit of “running the state from guest houses”.

PDP lacks vision, capacity to liberate Abia – ex-chieftain

A founding member and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abia State, Elder Monday Ihemezie, has said that the party lacks both the vision and capacity to liberate the state from underdevelopment.

Minister: Federal government to complete all abandoned road projects in Niger Delta

Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said that the Federal Government has intensified efforts to ensure early completion of all abandoned road projects in Niger-Delta region by the previous governments in the country and all ongoing road projects in the region for the benefit of the people of the region.

Federal government blames uncompleted projects in Niger Delta on paucity of funds

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has blamed paucity of funds for the numerous uncompleted projects in the Niger Delta.

15 students injured ‘rapists’ attack girls school in Abia

At least 15 students of the Methodist Girls Model Secondary School Ovim Isuikwuato, Abia State were early Friday morning wounded when suspected rapists invaded their dormitory ordering them to strip.

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Femi Fashola: PDP looted our destiny, prospects, jobs

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Yakubu Dogara: Federal government’s cash disbursement is vote-buying, inducement

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50 arrested for tree felling in Niger

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