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).
Barely four months from now, the people of Abia State will decide their political future and that of their children. They will have the rare opportunity of going to the polls to choose who will be the next governor of Abia State after Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu...
The Governor of Abia State Dr Okezie Ikpeazu turned 58 on Tuesday October 18. He marked it not with a lavish champagne party but with an assembly of Igbo intelligentsia and public intellectuals that were asked to sink their teeth into the place of Ndigbo in the Nigerian political, social and economic firmament.
A group of residents of Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State, yesterday, protested the use of military personnel allegedly by the Aba Power Limited (APL), a subsidiary of Geometric Power, to collect payment for electricity.
With over seven years in the saddle as Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, in this interview with AZEEZ OLORUNLOMERU, highlights infrastructure development, support for small businesses, and stability as some strides recorded under his watch, saying that the state has blossomed exceedingly. What have been your greatest challenges as a governor in the past seven and…
15 Sep 2022
The Abia State Labour Party (LP) has accused the state government and its agents of illegally removing the party’s campaign billboard that, it stated, was erected along the Aba-Port Harcourt
5 Sep 2022
The Abia State chapter of the Labour Party (LP), at the weekend, accused the state government of being behind what it called “rising wave of unprovoked acts of political violence” in the state, saying that the PDP-led state government should be held accountable if law and order breaks down in the state.
2 Sep 2022
Wife of Abia State governor, Dr. Nkechi Ikpeazu, has hailed members of the state House of Assembly for passing the disabilities bill into law.
19 Aug 2022
Taxes, ranging from N15 million down to N500, 000, have been imposed on elective office candidates, who want to publicly display their campaign materials in Abia State.
19 Aug 2022
The Abia State Chapter of Progressive Ambassadors of Nigeria (PAN) has said that re-impacting development in Abia shall commence with the restoration of confidence and public trust in governance, revival and stabilisation of the economy, including careful clean-up of the system that is riddled with corruption.