Abia State Governor, Alex Otti, has banned the operation of commercial motorcycles, known as "okada," in Umuahia and Aba metropolises. Governor Otti’s spokesperson, Kazie Uko, disclosed this in a statement. Uko said the prohibition against the operation of commercial motorcyclists in the state comes into effect immediately, but he did not provide any justification for…
Some staff of Enyimba of Aba, yesterday, took to the streets of Umuahia, Abia State capital, to protest the ‘illegal termination of their service’ by the club’s new management, led by Super Eagles former Captain, Nwankwo Kanu.
A FEDERAL High Court, Abuja, has granted an interim injunction against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), the Government of Abia State, and the Panel of Inquiry on Recovery of Government Properties and Funds, set up, in June, by Governor Alex Otti.
The expectations of Abia State residents and indigenes are high following the emergence of Dr. Alex Otti of the Labour Party (LP) as governor. This is because his victory ended the dominant rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Nsulu Games Village, which is one of the country’s biggest sports infrastructure, will soon be revived to aid the development of the sector in Abia.
Abia State Government has dismissed reports that it has terminated the employment of its medical doctors, describing the claims as "untrue." The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Ngozi Okoronkwo, debunked the report in a statement, stating that the report is only a figment of the author’s imagination Okoronkwo noted that “the government has no intention…
Workers of Abia Newspapers and Publishing Corporation, the publisher of The National Ambassador, have decried its neglect by past state administrations, pledging to work with the new management to reposition the newspaper, transforming it into a national daily.
In a bid to fulfill his campaign promise of clearing arrears of workers’ salaries and pensions, inherited from the previous administration, Governor Alex Otti of Abia State, yesterday, directed the state Accountant General to pay, this week, April 2023 arrears to only verified workers and, next week, June pensions.
Governor Alex Otti of Abia State has received, with regret and sadness, news of the death of a former President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof Joseph Ogbonnaya Irukwu, who was a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
The Abia State Government has launched a new digital tax system for transporters and traders to help curb fraud and increase revenue. The state governor, Alex Otti, announced this in a statement on Tuesday, describing the digitalized tax system as “revolutionary.” Governor Otti said the new digital tax system enables the government to fuel entrepreneurial…
Some controversial developments, bordering on finances of Abia State are trailing the exit of former Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu after his eight years in office and the take off of the administration of his successor, Dr. Alex Otti.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Abia State branch has said the union’s decision to suspend its six months strike was due to the intervention by the state’s Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, who had promised to offset all salaries owed them by December 31, 2023.