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Abia State

5 Oct
Students of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State, yesterday, protested against the poor state of the Umuahia/Ikot Ekpene road.
25 Sep
Albert Pike, the late American author, poet and jurist, in one of his dictums, said: “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others
10 Sep
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, yesterday, disclosed that the state government has deployed the Abia Youths Road Maintenance Corps (AYRMC) to maintain roads, especially those with potholes
2 Sep
Representative of Umuahia-Ikwuano Constituency in the House of Representatives, Sam Onuigbo, has deplored the slow pace of work on the Umuahia -Ikot Ekpene road, which contract was awarded in 2016.
19 Aug
Piqued by the deteriorating state of Umuahia, the Abia State Capital, an elite group, Umuahia Premier Club, has vowed to reposition the city from its present look as a glorified village to a more befitting status.   To this end, the club has set up a restructuring committee with the National Vice President of the…
30 Jul
Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to consider holding 2023 general elections same day, to reduce cost and rigging.
28 Jul
A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Elder Chibuike Nwokeukwu...
26 Jul
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has said that his posture towards the emergence of his successor in 2023 would be neutrality.
7 Jul
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on the Chairman of Aba South Local Council, Clinton Ebere, and his deputy, Peace Nwobilor, to settle their differences and work amicably or risk removal from office.
14 Jun
The Nigerian Army's high command has dispelled speculations that the army was on a revenge mission following the alleged killing of a soldier. Army spokesman, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, who dispelled the rumour also, noted that no soldier was killed. Yerima said the "attention of the Nigerian Army was drawn to a story making rounds…
4 Jun
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has faulted the new policy of the National Universities Commission (NUC) that has centralised admission into the institutions...
23 May
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the establishment of two satellite campuses by the State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu.


A 25-year-old man appeared in court on Thursday after being charged with the murder of British MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death last week in what lawyers said was an attack with a "terrorist connection". Ali Harbi Ali, who was arrested at the scene of the killing in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London, last…
5 mins ago
Danbatta sees huge role for the media in conflict resolution From January to August, 2021, about 34 million calls were made by Nigerians, who were seeking succor during emergencies or under any circumstance posing security issue and unrest within their communities. These emergency calls were made using the 122 Emergency Number. The calls were processed…
15 mins ago
R&B singer R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch following his conviction for sex trafficking charges in New York. The 54-year old singer's attorney Steve Greenburg revealed this at the first court hearing since a jury found Kelly guilty three weeks ago. Greenburg told a federal judge in Chicago that R. Kelly had been…
53 mins ago
Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne said the authorities will arrest a Nigerian couple who are thought to be fleeing to the country after pulling off a N22billion fraud in Nigeria. Antigua Observer reported that Browne spoke in response to claims that the Nigerian couple Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi had obtained citizenship from Antigua…
55 mins ago
Hundreds of secondary school pupils demonstrated outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday, calling for lessons to resume three weeks into a teachers' strike. "We want to study," the children chanted as they stormed up the steps and into the debating chamber. Videos shared by journalists on social media showed them being met…