Thursday, 28th September 2023

Abia State

9 Mar
Barely three days to the governorship and state Assembly elections this Saturday, prominent members of the Labour Party in the Abia State have thrown their weight behind the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Okey Ahiwe, promising to work for his success at the polls. The group, which comprises various grassroots coordinators of Labour Party, issued…
7 Mar
Abia State Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate in Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections, Dr. Alex Otti, has predicted his party’s presidential candidate, who was allegedly rigged out of victory, will reclaim his mandate through the courts. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed…
6 Mar
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in March 11 governorship election in Abia State, Okechukwu Ahiwe, has pledged a fresh start and to do “completely new things in the state,” because he knows the issues and “will hit the ground running” on assumption of office.
3 Mar
There are fears that the 2023 National Population and Housing Census may fail in Abia State like past ones were alleged to be.
27 Feb
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the rescheduled Presidential and NASS elections in seven local government areas in Abia.
26 Feb
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.
25 Feb
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,…
10 Feb
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.
31 Jan
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.
25 Jan
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…
25 Jan
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.
21 Jan
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…


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