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Abia university denies any rift with state assembly

The Abia State University, Uturu, said on Monday that there was no rift between it and the state House of Assembly, contrary to speculations in some quarters.
Prof. Gregory Ibe, founder and Chancellor, Gregory University, Uturu, in Abia, has said that age should not be a barrier for anyone seeking admission into the university.

Gregory Ibe: Controversy over age for varsity admission unnecessary

Prof. Gregory Ibe, founder and Chancellor, Gregory University, Uturu, in Abia, has said that age should not be a barrier for anyone seeking admission into the university.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Federal government wants Niger Delta youths not to abuse scholarships

Niger Delta youths offered scholarships on compassionate grounds through the Presidential Amnesty Programme to study in universities across the country have been asked not to abuse the privilege.

Police declares killer cop wanted, places N500, 000 bounty

The leadership of the Abia State Command of the Nigerian Police on Monday declared one sergeant Collins Akpugo under its command wanted over his involvement in the killing of one Chibuike Onuoha.

Governor Ikpeazu inaugurates Abia university governing council

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has inaugurated the Governing Council of Abia State University, Uturu, headed by former a Senate president, Adolf Wabara.

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).

Nigerian military, others conduct ‘show of force’ in South East, South South

The 82 Division Nigerian Army (NA) and other security agencies, Wednesday conducted a Joint Show of Force (JSOF) in Abia, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States.

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.

Salary: Abia government wants early resolution of FAAC stalemate

The Commissioner for Information in Abia, Chief John Okiyi, has called for quick resolution of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) impasse.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

Xenophobia: Presidency calls for review of early warning signal with South Africa

The Presidency on Wednesday called for an urgent review of the Early Warning Signal (EWS) put in place by Nigeria and South Africa in 2017.

118 Nigerians murdered in South Africa in two years

The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to rise, with two South Africa-based Nigerians being the latest victims.

Police parades cultists, armed robbers in Abia

Abia State Police Command on Monday in Umuahia, Abia State capital paraded suspected cultists, armed robbers and others accused to be involved in snatching cars of their victims at gun points.

Chief Justice Onnoghen to inaugurate ESVARBON disciplinary tribunal

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, will inaugurate Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) 14-member disciplinary tribunal in few weeks time.

No Abia State Polytechnic worker sacked – govt

The Abia State Government has refuted a section of media reports alleging that it sacked more than 500 workers of Abia State Polytechnic (Abiapoly) last Friday.

2019: 24 Abia monarchs endorse Governor Ikpeazu for second term

Monarchs from Uturu clan of Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State, numbering about 24, under the aegis of Uturu Council of traditional Rulers, have endorsed Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for a second term in office.

400 undergraduates get N60m in Shell scholarship scheme

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Thursday awarded N60 million in scholarship awards to 400 indigent undergraduates from Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States.

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