Tag: abia

Abia Govt Raises The Alarm, Says Hoodlums Planning To Attack State

The Abia State government has raised an alarm over plans by hoodlums to attack targeted locations in the state and cause unrest. In a statement by John Kalu, state commissioner…

Abia Gov Sets Up Taskforce To Enforce 8pm-6am Curfew In 4 LGAs

Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor Abia State governor, Dr Victor Okezie Ikpeazu, has ordered that taskforce be set up in Aba North, Aba South, Ohafia and Arochukwu local government areas…

Ikpeazu launches long term development plan for Abia

From Okey Sampson, Umuahia Abia Governor, Okezie lkpeazu has launched a 30-year Abia State Long Term Development Plan (ABSLTDP) saying it will offer a blueprint to sustainable economic growth and…

APGA, Abia APC send messages, preach forgiveness

Ozonkpu Victor Oye, National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Sunday, prayed for the power of the resurrection of Jesus Christ to cover the nation and shield it…

COVID-19: Abia, Taraba states recorded lowest vaccinations, says NPHCDA

 The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has identified Abia and Taraba states, as having the lowest number of COVID-19 vaccinated people, even as over 800,000 people had so far…

Senator Abaribe Reacts To PDP’s ‘Soothing’ Abia Bye-Election Victory,

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Sunday, said the Igbos will not allow themselves to led by people who don’t mean well for the region….

Abia election: APC insists on Orji Kalu’s brother amid internal opposition

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said Mascot Uzor Kalu remains its candidate for Saturday’s Aba North and South federal constituency by-election in Abia State. Mascot, the younger brother of the…

Abia re-run: Ikpeazu restricts movements in Aba North, Aba South LGAs

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has called on Aba residents to vote according to their conscience in the Saturday 27th March, 2021 bye-election for Aba Federal Constituency. The apex Igbo socio-cultural…

16 suspected oil thieves held in Abia

By Sunny Nwankwo, Umuahia Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday paraded 16 persons for allegedly stealing and selling crude oil, and vandalising national assets….

By-election: Abia Govt raises alarm over alleged influx of hoodlums into Aba

Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has constituted a high-powered committee to address challenges and complaints emanating from non-payment of workers’ salary in the State. The decision to set…

NiDCOM hails Abia for being first state to establish diaspora commission

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has congratulated Abia State for being the first state in the country to have its own Diaspora Commission. According to…

Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Abia, cart away guns

From JOkey Sampson, Umuahia Gunmen, yesterday, killed three policemen at  Abiriba in Ohafia LGA of Abia state. The slain police officers included Inspector Austin Ugwu, Inspector Longinus Ugochukwu and PC…

Nelson Nwafor: Kinetic Abia: When Governance in Motion Sets a Pace

A story was told of Suzanne who was an excellent salesperson, regularly exceeding her targets, winning awards, and outselling the competition even when they had arguably superior products. She loved…

Police arrest two cultists for murder in Abia

By Sunny Nwankwo, Aba The Inspector-General of Police Response Team (IRT) led by Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari at the weekend arrested two members of a secret cult group…

Minimum wage: Abia frowns at NLC’s comment, demands apology

From Okey Sampson, Umuahia Abia Government has frowned at a publication in one of the national dailies where Abia was described as one of the states that defaulted in the…