Two people were feared dead in Aba, Abia State on Monday as the Indigenous People of Biafra resumed fresh protests against the continued detention of Radio Biafra Director, Nnamdi Kanu. The group turned deaf ears to warnings from the state government and security agencies to discontinue their plans for a …
Adolphous Wabara, former senate president sacked for taking a bribe in 2005, Saturday, said, though dissatisfied with the court ouster of Okezie Ikpeazu as Abia state government, he and other aggrieved over the matter would not make volatile statements like President Muhammadu Buhari did when he lost an election. Wabara had …
The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital, has declared Alex Otti actual winner of the Abia state governorship election and has directed the National Independent Electoral Commission to swear him in. The ruling as terminated the election of Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party.
A man from Abia state, identified as Papa Ogada, was reported to have thrown his 14-year-old son into a well based on a divination by a spiritualist. The man claimed the spiritualist told him his son was a wizard and responsible for his misfortunes, the Vanguard reported. Ogada and a friend …
The state governorship tribunal for Abia state has upheld the election of Okezie Ikpeazu as governor, while dismissing the petition of Alex Otti, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate.
A 32-year-old man, Onnungwa Loveday, has been arraigned before a court for attempted murder of his friend, Chinwendu Sunday,32, at a hotel in Osolo, Ajao Estate, Lagos ,where they lodged, PM news reported. The prosecutor, Sergeant Oje Uagbale, said the accused promised to help Sunday, who resides in Abia, …
A 41-year-old man, Stephen Akunewu, has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 3-year –old girl in Aba, Abia State. He was said to have used biscuit and sweets to lure the victim, who is his neighbour’s niece, into his trap and took advantage of her. The girl’s …
Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, Monday cursed political leaders who are owing workers salaries. The governor described the situation as “a shame”. “It is a shame we can’t pay salaries of workers who earn N50, 000 and N30,000,” adding that “God would not forgive us,” he said. He also announced a 50 …
Okezie Ikpeazu, the Abia state governor-elect, has banned ‘congratulatory’ visits to him, following his election victory. Ikpeazu, in a press statement, stated that “I wish to thank all those who have felicitated with me in one way or the other since I was declared winner but plead for the understanding of all …