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August, 2018

  • 8 August

    Gunmen Kill PDP, APGA Members In Abia

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    Gunmen reportedly killed two politicians between Sunday and Monday evening in Abia State. One of the deceased, identified only as Bisha B, was said to be a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA while the other a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, Party. It was gathered that …

July, 2018

  • 31 July

    Court Refuses To Stop Orji Kalu’s Trial

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday refused to stop the trial of Orji Uzor Kalu, a former governor of Abia State. Kalu had urged the court to dismiss a trial instituted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against him; Jones Udeogu, his former commissioner for …

June, 2018

  • 20 June

    Incest: Man Sleeps With Cousin, Impregnates Another

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    A 25-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, is currently in the police custody for an alleged incestuous affair with two of his cousins. Ogbonna, who hails from Akpaa Mbato village in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State, was said to have impregnated one of the two sisters. Southern City News Tuesday reports …

January, 2018

  • 31 January

    Ikpeazu Denounces Job Levy In Abia

    Okezie Ikpeazu, the governor of Abia State, has said he did not authorise the payment of N1,000 as application fees for employment into the Local Government Service Commission of the state. In a statement issued by John Okiyi Kalu, the state’s commissioner for information, the Abia government said, “Dr. Okezie …

December, 2017

  • 23 December

    Gunmen Kill Woman For Resisting Kidnap

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        A woman identified as Ifeyinwa Morah, has reportedly been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Aba, Abia State, for resisting kidnap. The Nation learnt that the incident happened in front of the residential quarters of late Morah, an indigene of Abatete, Idemili Local Government Area …

October, 2017

  • 27 October

    Abia Generates N11.4bn From Locally-Made Goods

    Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor, has said the state made N1.4 billion from the sale of locally-made goods. Ikpeazu, disclosed this after a meeting with Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on the proposed committee on the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSME Council in Abuja. He said: “We are trying to …

  • 20 October

    Abia Gov. Lures Movie Producers With N10m Grant

    Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has pledged to give N10 million grant to producers who shoot movies in the state, as part of efforts to raise the tourism index in the state. Okezie made this known when Chidia Maduekwe, the Managing Director of Nigerian Film Cooperation NFC, paid him a …

  • 15 October

    Nigeria Army: Abia Gov. Condemns Alleged Assault On Indigenes

    Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia, has condemned the activities of some officials of the Nigerian Army, who allegedly assault indigenes in the state. The army officers were said to have subjected the indigenes to corporal punishment and extort money from them. The governor said these human rights abuses were perpetrated …

  • 4 October

    Fed. Ministry Of Information Evicted Over Unpaid Rents Rent

    The Federal Ministry of Information, Abia State Division, has been issued a one-week notice to vacate its office located on Azikwe Road, Umuahia, for owing two years’ rent. The landlord of the three-bedroom building, through his lawyer, Adizua Okoroafor, said the ministry must vacate the property on September 11, 2017. …

September, 2017

  • 14 September

    Army Agrees To Withdraw Troops From Abia

        The Nigerian Army has agreed to withdraw soldiers from Aba and Umahia in Abia State. Okezie Ikpeazu, the state governor, announced the withdrawal of troops during a press conference on Thursday. Troops were deployed to the state for a military exercise tagged Operation Python Dance II. Details later….   …

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