Despite an impressive turnout of voters, late arrival of voting materials and presiding officers at Umuahia, Aba and other areas marred yesterday’s elections in Abia State.
Director-general of the World Trade Organization Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has arrived at her polling unit in Umuda Isingwu village, Umuahia, Abia state. Okonjo-Iweala complained officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were not present when she arrived at the polling place. She added that she has been waiting for an hour alongside other electorates,…
Worried by the fire incident of February 8, at line 27 off Ngwa road market, which affected two shops, the Abia State government has ordered immediate ban on roasting of fish and other animals as well as cooking within the major markets in the state.
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.