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Following the death of the Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof. Uche Ikonne, the party, yesterday, zoned the governorship seat to, Isiala Ngwa North Council in Abia Central Senatorial zone.
The governorship candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne is dead. Ikonne died on Wednesday in Abuja, Dr Uche-Ikonne Chikezie said in a statement on behalf of his family. "I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died at the National…
Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has promised to industrialise Abia State to make it one of the major exporters of manufactured goods.
Abia State Health Commissioner Dr Joe Osuji said that the state within the past 14 months has collaborated with the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFNG) achieved 82.8% HIV Treatment Current (TX CURR) and 98% suppression rates. He made this known during a Stakeholders' Forum that featured the formal kick off of the Accelerated Control…
Patients in public hospitals in Abia have continued to bear the brunt of the ongoing strike by the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in the state.
The electorate in Abia State have been urged to cherish their rights to vote and use it to enthrone good governance in the state by electing right leaders to preside over their affairs. The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Chief Ikechi Emenike, gave the advice during his visit to…
Women of Amaba Community, in Isuikwuato Council of Abia State, who reside abroad and outside the community, have called for economic empowerment of women in the area. They urged their male counterparts to emulate them by forming groups or platforms through which they can empower people of the community, economically. President of…
Public position begets public scrutiny and it opens up a vista of shared opinions, assumptions and commentaries on the affairs of governance and public trust. Regrettably, the space of public opinion can be overtly toxic to the point that cynics, mischief-makers and political opportunist ride overboard.
I aspired to be the governor of Abia State in 2014 and the governor then asked me to hold on for the sake of the Abia zoning formula, which favoured the Ngwa community.
The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it is binding on Federal Government to pay its members for the eight months they were on strike, despite its ‘no work, no pay’ policy. ASUU’s National President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, made this known…
Abia State Governor, Dr, Okezie Ikpeazu, yesterday, presented his proposed budget outlay of N157, 517, 504,300 .00 for the 2023 fiscal year, which is his last as governor, to the state House of Assembly. The budget, which is tagged, ‘Valedictory Economic Expansion and Stability Budget,’ is 6.95 per cent higher than that of 2022. While…
Abia State Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate, Dr. Alex Otti, has offered an insight on the role he intends to play in the newly established Signature Bank Plc, which was officially unveiled in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).