Wednesday, 7th June 2023

Abia PDP

28 Apr
Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, warned the governor-elect, Dr. Alex Otti, of the Labour Party (LP), against what it described as “public posturing.”
4 Apr
The Abia State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) access to all materials used by the Commission to conduct the March 18 governorship election in the state.
30 Mar
Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, resolved to challenge the results of March 18 governorship and state Assembly elections results, especially in six councils, where it stated the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines were not used.
8 Mar
Few days to Saturday’s governorship and state Assembly elections, the Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice Chairman/Acting Publicity Secretary, Elder Abraham Amah, and the Publicity Secretary of the Party’s Campaign Council, Dr. Eze Chikamnayo,..
6 Mar
Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice Chairman and Acting Publicity Secretary, Abraham Amah, yesterday, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to complete the National Assembly elections in parts of the state where polls were inconclusive.
28 Feb
Former Chairman of the Abia State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Emma Nwaka has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking the nullification of the special primary election from which Chief Ambrose Okechukwu Ahaiwe emerged as the party’s candidate replacing the late governorship candidate, Prof Uche Ikonne, who died on January 25, 2023.
15 Feb
There is looming crisis in Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following yesterday’s announcement by the party’s state Chairman, Dr. Asiforo Okere, that Dr. Jasper Uche has been selected as the running mate to the new governorship candidate, Chief Okey Ahaiwe.
30 Jan
Following the death of the Abia PDP gubernatorial candidate Prof. Eleazar Uche Ikonne on January 25, 2022, and the subsequent directive by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a fresh primary within 14 days to replace him, members of the Abia PDP State Caucus met today and zoned the vacant guber seat to Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area, the home LGA of the late Prof. Uche Ikonne.
25 Jan
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national youth movement has demanded immediate replacement of the party’s governorship candidate in Abia State, Prof. Uchenna Ikonne, over health related issues.
18 Jan
A group, Abia Transformation Agenda Network (TAN), has decried continued absence of the Abia State Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship candidate in coming general elections, Prof. Uche Ikonne, describing it, as well as lack of information about his health condition...
5 Jan
The Ngwa Development Initiative (NDI) has called for clarification regarding the whereabouts of Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof. Uche Ikonne, who, it said, has not appeared in public in more than 50 days despite ongoing campaigns in the state.  The group’s President, Daniel Nkasiobi, in a statement issued in Umuahia, the…
25 Nov 2022
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Abia State, yesterday, flagged -off its election campaigns for governorship, National Assembly and State House of Assembly candidates in the 2023 general elections.


Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has lamented that the sharp increase in food and energy prices, which was triggered by the Russian/Ukraine war, has created food security problems for developing countries.
The African Union Commission (AUC), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Afreximbank have jointly established a task force to develop a harmonised methodology for informal cross-border trade data collection.
In a move to improve dairy production in the country, the Federal Executive Council (FEC), through the former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, recently, approved the National Dairy Policy to guide the dairy sub-sectors value chain.
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It is not every time you get rapturous moments from book reading. The recent book party by leading foreign cultural centre in Nigeria, Goethe Institute, on May 27, coincidentally, Nigeria’s Children's Day, was an immersive experience that would not be forgotten in a hurry, as guests were bathed in good music and poetry. The drum ensemble, led by Ayantunji, provided cathartic equivocation of visual and audial performance of literature.
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President Bola Tinubu, in his inaugural speech, gave a snippet of his administration’s roadmap towards achieving a six per cent yearly output target.