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    Okezie Ikpeazu Transfered ₦10 Billion To Build International Airport Into 32 Accounts – Abia Govt

    Gov Alex Otti of Abia State has accused his predecessor, Okezie Ikpeazu of making transactions before getting approval for payments during his time in...

    Policeman Arrested For Shooting Abia Businessman

    Men of the Abia State Police Command have arrested a police corporal, Obagi Njok, for shooting an Abia-born businessman identified as Emmanuel Okocha dead. This...

    Ikpeazu Loyalists, Others Dump PDP For APC In Abia

    Loyalists of the immediate past governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, on Monday dumped the ‘moribund’ Peoples Democratic Party in Abia State for the...

    JUST IN: WAEC Blacklists Abia Schools Over Exam Malpractice

    The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has delisted some secondary schools in Abia state from participating in the regional body’s exams for involving in...

    Olumide Akpata Emerges Edo Labour Party Governorship Candidate

    Olumide Akpata has emerged as winner of Edo Labour Party (LP) Governorship primary election. Akpatat is a former National Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association...

    Abia Church Cancels Wedding Over Pregnant Bride

    There was confusion, yesterday, at the Assemblies of God Church, Ehere, Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia state, as the priest of the church, identified as...

    Governor Alex Otti Allegedly Spent N927million On Meals, Welfare Packages In Three Months, N25million On Public Schools

    Governor Alex Otti of Abia State spent a whopping N927million within three months on refreshment/meals, settlement of honorarium, allowances, welfare packages for the eggheads,...

    Igbo Group Expresses Concern Over Ejection Of Northerners From Umunneochi Cattle Market

    A coalition of Igbo unions in Nigeria has voiced its reservations about the recent attempts to eject northerners from the cattle market in Umunneochi,...

    APC Group Drags Kalu To Tinubu Ganduje Over ‘Anti-Party’ Activities

    At a news conference Tuesday in Abuja, the group specifically called on the President and the APC national chairman to call the deputy speaker...

    Confusion As Abia Musician Slumps On Stage, Dies

    There was confusion in Umuahia on Saturday following the death of a musician, on the eve of a burial ceremony at Amuzukwu, Umuahia North...

    Tributes As Ex-Ohanaeze Ndigbo President, Irukwu’s Body Arrives Umuahia

    Igbos from different walks of life were at the International Conference Centre, ICC, Umuahia, on Friday as the body of a ex- President General...

    Stop Funding Peter Obi’s Case With Abia Money, Group Tells Gov Otti

    The national body of the All Progressives Youths of Abia, on the platform of Abia Youths Interest Group (AYIG), has warned the state governor,...

    Fresh Air Now Fills Abia Streets – Patience Jonathan Hails Alex Otti

    Former Nigerian First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has commended the Abia State Governor, Alex Otti, over the current state of the environment, saying it is no...

    Ohanaeze Decries Beheading Of Abia LP Chieftain Nmaduka

    The Secretary-General of the Chidi Ibeh-led faction of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, has condemned the murder and beheading of a chieftain of...

    Alex Otti Visits Family Of Beheaded LP Chieftain, Promising Justice

    Governor Alex Otti of Abia State has vowed to make sure that the killers of Mr. Maduka Zachery, the Labour Party (LP) chieftain in...

    Dismissed Police Officer Arrested For Vandalising Electricity Infrastructure In Abia

    A dismissed police sergeant has been arrested for vandalizing the electricity infrastructure of Aba Power Ltd, Nigeria’s newest electricity distribution company that provides electricity...

    Gunmen Behead Labour Party Chieftain In Abia

    A chieftain of the Labour Party (LP) in Abia State, Mr Maduka Zachary has been murdered by gunmen yet-to-be identified. It was learnt that the...

    Tribunal Sacks Three Abia Labour Party Reps Members

    The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has sacked three members of the House of Representatives, Ibe Okwara Osonwa, Emeka Nnamani and...

    Otti Receives, Honours Super Falcons Players From Abia

    Governor Alex Otti of Abia State has hosted the four Super Falcons players from Abia State in his country home at Isiala Ngwa South...

    Fear Grips Umuahia Residents Over Discovery Of Two Naked Corpses

    Residents of Ohiya community in Umuahia South Local Government Area have alerted the Abia State government and security agencies about the discovery of two...

    Alex Otti Should Ensure This Is A Mistake Of The Head – Aisha Yesufu Reacts To Abia State Buying Fleet Of Foreign Vehicles

    Popular Nigerian activist, Aisha Yesufu has reacted to reports that Gov Alex Otti of Abia State, purchased a fleet of foreign vehicles for the...

    Abia State To Demolish 160 Buildings – Alex Otti

    Abia State government has embarked on sensitisation of communities and property owners to prepare them to make the necessary sacrifices for the development of Umuahia,...

    Workers Discover Headless Female Corpse In Abia

    The decomposing body of an unidentified woman has been found in the Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State.   Punch Metro gathered that the...

    Nigerian Troops Storm Kidnappers Den In Abia, Arrest Suspects, Rescue 13 Victims

    The Nigerian Army said its troops of 14 Brigade operating under 82 Division, have rescued 13 kidnap victims along Ngodo- Isuochi road in Umunneochi...

    Abia State Did Not Owe Any Bank N22bn When I Left Office On May 29 – Ikpeazu

    The former governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has denied reports that his administration owed some commercial banks after he left office on...

    Obi Cubana Meets Alex Otti To ‘Discuss Investment In Abia’

    Alex Otti, the Abia governor, has hosted Obi Cubana the Nigerian socialite, to “discuss investment opportunities in the state”. The meeting took place on Sunday...

    Fani-Kayode Under Fire For Accusing Gov Otti Of Refusing To Recognise Tinubu As President

    Ferdinand Ekeoma, spokesman of the Governor of Abia State, has slammed a former Nigerian Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode, over his recent outbursts...

    PDP Lawmaker Rejects Minority Position, Alleges Executive Interference

    The dust raised by the election of new principal officers in the Abia State House of Assembly may not have settled, as a ranking...

    We Removed Their Mouth From Feeding Bottle – Otti To Looters

    Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has vowed to recover all government funds and property in the hands of alleged corrupt persons in the State. This...

    Probing Ikpeazu Big Distraction – Obidients Advise Gov Otti

    Some followers of Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, have cautioned Governor Alex Otti of Abia State against probing his predecessor,...

    Abia: Extend Probe To 1999 – PDP Chieftain, Aguoru Tasks Gov Otti

    The Director, New Media of the disbanded 2023 Campaign Organization of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Abia state, Chief Uche Aguoru...

    Gov Otti Applauds Eze Anaba’s Emergence As NGE President

    Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has applauded the recent election of the editor of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr Eze Anaba, as the new President of...

    Abia State Government Begins Staff Verification

    Verification of workers in Abia State Ministry of Information and Strategy has commenced. The staff audit, which was earlier scheduled to hold from Monday to...

    Otti Is Emperor Not Governor – PDP

    The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, has evaluated decisions taken so far by Governor Alex Otti-led administration. The party claimed...

    Abia Lawmaker Urges Otti To Focus On Aba Roads

    Obinna Ichita, representing Aba South Constituency in the Abia House of Assembly, has advised Gov. Alex Otti to prioritise roads in Aba, the industrial...

    Abia Gov, Otti Directs Immediate Suspension Of Transport Levies

    Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has directed the immediate suspension of all transport levies imposed on commercial vehicles, tricycles, buses, taxis plying Abia roads. The...

    Like Soludo, Otti Unveils Innoson Vehicle As Official Car

    Like his Anambra counterpart, Alex Otti, the newly sworn-in governor of Abia, on Monday, reportedly rode in an Innoson-based parade vehicle during his inauguration...

    Abia Governor, Alex Otti Set To Recruit 5,000 Teachers

    The Governor of Abia State, Alex Otti has said that his administration plans to recruit at least 5,000 teachers to fill the shortage in...

    Cultist Storm Bar, Behead Man In Abia

    Gunmen have reportedly stormed a bar and shot a man dead before proceeding to behead him in Aba, Abia State. According to reports, the incident...

    Over 100 Million People To Witness Otti’s Inauguration — C’ttee

    No fewer than 100 million people across the world including Abians in the diaspora are expected to witness the inauguration of the Abia Governor-elect,...

    Labour Party Appeals Court Judgement Nullifying Otti’s Candidature

    A Federal High Court sitting in Kano nullified the candidature of the Abia State governor-elect, Alex Otti in the March 18 gubernatorial elections which...

    Don’t Set Abia On Fire – Professionals Caution Otti’s Detractors

    The United Abia Artists and Patriots (UAAP), have cautioned those it describes as detractors of Abia State Governor-Elect, Alex Otti, against setting the state...

    PDP Didn’t Institute Any Case Against Abia Gov-Elect, Alex Otti – Elder Abraham

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Abia State has said it did not file any case against the state’s Governor-Elect, Alex Otti at the...

    Court Nullifying Alex Otti’s Election Laughable – LP

    The Labour Party has reacted to the pronouncement of a Federal High Court sitting in Kano nullifying the election of the Abia State Governor-elect,...

    Court Judgement Will Not Stand – Yunusa Reacts To Alex Otti’s Nullification

    Tanko Yunusa, the chief spokesperson of Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has said that the Federal High Court judgement nullifying...

    NLC Set To Resume Indefinite Strike In Abia

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abia State has concluded plans to resume the indefinite strike it suspended in the state two months ago. The fresh...

    Police Confirm Cop Beheaded In Abia

    The Abia State Police Command has confirmed the decapitation of an Assistant Superintendent of Police in Aba last Tuesday. This is according to the State...

    Alex Otti Raises Alarm Over Looting Of Government Properties

    Abia State Governor-elect Alex Otti and the Labour Party (LP) have raised alarm of massive looting of government properties by appointees and civil servants. Otti...

    Ohanaeze Secretary-General, Isiguzoro Escaped Assassination Attempts

    Okechukwu Isiguzoro, the Ohanaeze Secretary-General has revealed that he escaped an assassination attempt. Isiguzoro, who belongs to a faction of the organisation, said the incident...

    Eid-el-Fitr: Be Good To People Of Abia – Cleric Charges Alex Otti

    Alex Otti, Abia State Governor-elect, has been urged to put the interest of Abians first following the change in administration in the state. The Chief...

    Ikpeazu Calls For Cancellation Of School Fees Increment

    Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor, has ordered an immediate reversal of the tuition fee for Abia State University (ABSU), Uturu, which was hiked by...

    JUSUN Strike Grounds Abia Judiciary As Workers Make Demands

    Activities in Abia State judiciary have been grounded by a fourteen days strike action declared by members of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN)...

    Easter: Abia Finally Out Of Grave Of Bad Leadership – Otti

    Abia Governor-elect, Dr. Alex Otti, has declared that Abia is risen with Christ, saying his emergence has marked the end of the reign of...

    Electrician Gets Electrocuted Days To His Wife’s Funeral

    An Abia electrician identified as Allison Obiajunwa has reportedly met his untimely death after he was electrocuted. According to the family of Allison Obiajunwa, their son died a...

    APC Suspends Aisha Binani’s Campaign DG

    Crisis keeps rocking the Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the party has suspended the Director General of Senator Aishatu...

    APC Expels Member In Delta

    Dr. Cairo Ojougboh's expulsion as a member of the political party has been approved by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State. At the...

    My Government Isn’t Owing Salary – Ikpeazu

    Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor has denied claims that his government owes some civil servants their salary in the state. Recall that the Abia State...

    We Won Abia Without Peter Obi – Alex Otti

    Abia State Governor-elect, Alex Otti, on Thursday, claimed that he once won a gubernatorial election without the influence of the Labour Party (LP) presidential...

    INEC Denies Awarding Contract To Adamawa’s APC Governorship Candidate

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied awarding a contract for the printing of sensitive election materials to the Adamawa state, All Progressives...

    Heavy Protest Rocks INEC Office In Abia Over Alleged Plot To Rig Guber Poll

    Heavy protest rocks the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Abia State Thursday afternoon as aggrieved residents numbering about 2000 besieged the...

    How Abuja Resident Uncovered Dumped Sensitive INEC Materials

    An Abuja-based man who identified himself as Mustapha, has narrated how he uncovered a heap of Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) sensitive materials, comprising...

    Suspected Terrorists Kill Fishermen In Borno

    The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the killing of twenty-nine fishermen in Borno State by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The attack took place at...

    Supreme Court Sacks Shekarau As Senator-Elect

    The Supreme Court on Friday sacked Senator Ibrahim Shekarau as the candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party and recognised Senator Rufa’i Hanga as...

    Container Falls Off Trailer In Ojuelegba

    On Friday morning, a container has fallen off a trailer on Ojuelegba bridge, blocking movement to the stadium in Surulere, Lagos State. The incident was...

    Solve BVAS Problem Before March 18 Election – Alex Otti Tells INEC

    The Abia state governorship candidate under the flag of Labour Party, Alex Otti, has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resolve any...

    2023 Election: Orji Kalu Suspended From APC

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the Senate Chief Whip, and Senator representing Abia North, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, over alleged anti-party activities...

    Abia State Governor, Ikpeazu Signs Female Inheritance Bill Into Law

    Following its passage in the Abia State House of Assembly, the inheritance bill will see Abia women inherit and own properties in their father’s...

    3 Dead And Scores Injured As Explosion Rocks Abia Illegal Refinery

    No fewer than three persons have been reported killed following a fire explosion at an illegal refinery situated in Uzuaku Community in Ukwa West...

    Osun APC Primary: I Bear No Grudges Against My Challengers – Oyetola

    Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has again thanked party leaders, supporters, loyalists and critical stakeholders for the huge support they gave him, including trooping out en...

    NBC Shuts Vision FM For Discussing National Intelligence Agency Boss, Rufai Abubakar’s Reappointment

    The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has shut an Abuja-based radio station, Vision FM, for discussing the extension of the appointment of the National Intelligence...

    Goodluck Jonathan’s Cousin Abducted By Armed Gunmen In Bayelsa

    Unknown gunmen have abducted Jephthah Robert, a cousin of former president, Goodluck Jonathan. It was gathered that he was kidnapped at 9.30pm on Tuesday in...

    Twitter Ban: FG To Extend New Operational Conditions To Facebook, Instagram And other Social Media Platform

    The Nigerian government has disclosed that it would amend relevant statutes and codes to enforce the operational conditions of Twitter in the country on...

    Nigerian Women Are The Highest Consumers Of Skin-whitening Creams In Africa

    Nigerian woman are the highest consumers of S in Africa, according to CNN report. The data drawn by CNN ranked Nigeria as the top consumer...

    Why I Changed My Mind And Decided To Run For 2023 Presidency, After Telling Tinubu I Won’t – Orji Kalu

    Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu, has said he decided to contest the 2023 presidential election after leaders from the six geopolitical...

    Tinubu Apologises To Nigerians Over ‘Expired PVC’ Comments

    APC National leader Bola Tinubu has tendred a heartfelt apology to the citizens of Nigeria over his comment concerning the Permanent Voter Cards. The...

    I Cannot Attack Tinubu, Our Friendship Is Deep-Rooted – Orji Kalu

    Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu, has said he cannot attack the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, adding that...

    Governor Uzodinma Appoints Cubana Chief Priest As Special Adviser On Social Media

    Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has appointed Popular socialite and Club Owner, Paschal Okechukwu alias Cubana Chief Priest as his Special Adviser on...

    These Herders Are Becoming Too Problematic, We Are Not Sleeping – Akeredolu Laments, Vows Herdsmen Will Pay For Attacking And Razing Ondo Community

    Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has promised to deal with armed herdsmen who invaded a community in the state killing three and burning...

    APC Will Win 2023 Election, Buhari Is Doing Well – Governor Uzodinma

    Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma has boasted that his party, the All Progressives Congress will win the 2023 presidential election. According to him, the reason...

    Bandits To Henceforth Be Called Terrorists – AGF Malami

    The federal government has confirmed a court order branding bandits as terrorists. The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami...

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