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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).
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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 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.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has blamed paucity of funds for the numerous uncompleted projects in the Niger Delta.
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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Police in Nasarawa confirm the abduction of David Ayele, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Obi II state constituency in the 2019 election.
Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp confirms he was approached by Champions League opponents Napoli while he was in charge of Borussia Dortmund
Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, blames the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party for abandoned federal government projects across Nigeria
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, condemns the distribution of cash to the public very close to general election by public officials, saying such endeavours amount to vote buying and inducement, which is a clear case of corruption
Fifty villagers arrested for allegedly felling trees and turning them to charcoal in some local government areas of Niger state
The number of soldiers killed in a Boko Haram attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state has risen to eight, security sources said Tuesday.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), yesterday warned that it will not accept the sales of the nation’s Four Refineries as been muted in certain quarters.
Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi lifts embargo placed on Ecobank, GTbank and Zenith Bank by Ayodele Fayose's administration which forbade MDAs as well as civil servants from transacting business with them
A Federal High Court has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Department of State Services and Nigerian Police Force to produce within 72 hours Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Minister of Petroleum Resources.
Enugu Rangers’s Kevin Itoya says his side’s CAF Confederations Cup second preliminary round clash with Algerian side USM Bel-Abbes will a tough game, but he believes the team will do well