Saturday, 23rd September 2023

Abia State

17 Aug 2016
Shifting from importation to agriculture and production remains the catalyst for the development of the South East region, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has said.
11 Aug 2016
Barely one month into his second year in office as Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu played host to a delegation from the African Development Bank (AFB). The delegation met with officials ...
8 Aug 2016
Two more lucky indigent rural widows have received houses built and equipped by the wife of Abia State governor, Deaconess Nkechi Ikpeazu.
6 Aug 2016
Abia State government has set up a committee to arrest people collecting illegal revenue from citizens and businessmen in Aba and other parts of the state, warning that henceforth, anyone caught would be prosecuted.
31 Jul 2016
We do not have any power struggle in Abia PDP. Some people want short cuts or are desperate to achieve their aims. So, because somebody has made a mistake, jumped the gun or is hasty or impatient; or because he is acting in contempt of the court...
24 Jul 2016
To address the worsening economic situation leading to backlog of unpaid salaries in Abia State, youths from the state resident in Lagos, are urging the Court of Appeal to expedite action ...
21 Jul 2016
The tussle for who should be the authentic governor of Abia state has seemingly shifted from governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s alleged tax irregularity being challenged in court ...
15 Jul 2016
An 11-year-old girl, who was sexually assaulted by two men, has been granted full scholarship up to university level by the Abia State government, while a house will also be built for her family.
7 Jul 2016
Embattled Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which removed him as the state governor over tax forgery.
3 Jul 2016
Consternation, confusion; that best describe the situation in Abia State Government House, Umuahia, last Thursday. As it was, the state made another history of having two governors ...
1 Jul 2016
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday declared today (Friday) and Monday next week work free days in honour of Chief Ojo Maduekwe, whose death was announced last night.
30 Jun 2016
The Police have stepped up security around the Abia Government House in Umuahia, following report of the issuance of Certificate of Return to Dr Uche Ogah as Governor-elect of the State.


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