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November, 2016

  • 21 November

    Man Kills Woman After Deflowering Her

    By Bola Kougbe   A man identified as Emma Ukwu, has reportedly raped and killed a 36-year-old virgin at Amaekpu Ohafia, Abia State. The 60-year-old suspect allegedly murdered his victim identified only as Josephine, Friday, on a farmland. He is alleged to have mocked the deceased for being a virgin …

July, 2016

  • 13 July

    Projects: AfDB Inspects Federal Roads in Abia

    A delegation from the Headquarters of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan is currently in Abia State for final talks between Abia State Government and AfDB on some developmental projects of interest to the bank in Abia State. The team was led by Mwila Aeron Katambula, the Bank’s Transport Specialist. …

  • 6 July

    Abia Leaders Says Judge ‘Reckless’ For sacking Ikpeazu

    A group has lambasted a federal judge, Okon Abang, for delivering the ruling that sacked Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia governor, from office. A statement circulated by Enyinnaya Appolos, Chief Press Secretary to the governor claimed the ‘Concerned Elders’ issued a communique, in which they described Justice Abang as “perverse and reckless”. The …

  • 4 July

    Ikpeazu Remains Governor Till Thursday, Declares Judge

    Okon Abang, judge of Federal High Court, Abuja, has ruled on the application for stay of proceeding filed by Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. Abang ordered the contending parties, Ikpeazu and court-ordered governor-elect Uche Ogah to maintain the status quo until the suit is determined on Thursday.

  • 3 July

    Leave Me Out Of Gov. Ikpeazu, Ogah’s Debacle – AGF

      By Ibrahim Umar Abubakar Malami, Minister for Justice of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has denied having a hand in the political stalemate in Abia, where state Okezie Ikpeazu and Uche Ogah are claiming to be governor. A court has sacked Ikpeazu as governor and instructed that Ogah …

  • 1 July

    Court Stops Abia Chief Judge, Others From Swearing-in Ogah As Governor 

    By Esther Okafor A High Court of Abia State has stopped the Chief Judge of Abia State, President of the Customary Court of Appeal and any other judiciary officer, from swearing-in  Uche Oga as governor.The order made today in court by Justice Ahuchaogu reads: “Upon this motion ex-parte pursuant to …

May, 2016

  • 22 May

    13 Die, Two Sustain Injuries In Bus Accident

    By Ishaq Salami About 13 people died and two injured in an accident on Sunday at Ofeme, Umuahia Road in Abia State. The dead were travelling in a bus run by inter-state transport company, Peace Mass Transit Limited, registered as AKL895YY. According to reports, a truck, with faulty brake, rammed …

  • 10 May

    Father Of Three Kills Himself Over Unpaid Salaries In Abia

    By Temidayo Tiamiyu A 52-year-old civil servant popularly known as Dee Nwankwo has killed himself in Abia state. The father of three committed suicide because the state government has not paid staff salaries. The deceased, who was a staff of the Ministry of Lands and Survey, hanged himself in his …

February, 2016

  • 15 February

    Abia State Lawmaker In Certificate Forgery Mess

    An Abia lawmaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Francis Ifeanyi Uchendu, has been accused of certificate forgery. A petition written to the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, against him by one Goodness Kalu Agbai alleged that the lawmaker presented a fake degree certificate in Marketing from the University …

  • 10 February

    Six Die As IPOB Protest Kanu’s Detention

    No fewer than six people were killed in Aba, the Abia State capital, as the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) took to the streets to protest the continued detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Security operatives, comprising policemen and soldiers reportedly shot at them leading to the death of six …

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