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6 Sep
The Abia Government has dismissed a report on the sack of 10,000 civil servants. The Commissioner for Information and Culture, Okey Kanu, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Umuahia on Wednesday. “The report on the sack of Abia workers by Gov. Alex Otti is fake and unfounded,” he said. He said that…
6 Sep
Today, Governor Alex Otti will clock 100 days in office as the governor of Abia State, but rather than celebrate or commemorate it, the state Information Commissioner, Prince Okey Kanu, has said the day would not be marked with fanfare. The Commissioner made this known while briefing journalists, yesterday, after a meeting of the State Executive Council…
5 Sep
Abia State governor, Alex Otti, yesterday, suspended one of his convoy drivers, Onyebuchi Steven, who drove a Toyota Hilux pick-up that hit a motorcyclist and his passenger at Ohafia on Saturday.
4 Sep
Leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Abia State chapter, has declared support for Governor Alex Otti’s administration over the ongoing workers verification exercise and other ongoing reforms in the state.
29 Aug
Amid calls to reduce the cost of governance and curb borrowings to pay salaries, several state governors are still in the business of appointing a large retinue of aides, some of which are actually frivolous.
27 Aug
Gov. Alex Otti of Abia on Sunday promised prudent management of the available state resources to the benefit of the people and development of the state.
23 Aug
As Abia State turns 32 years on Sunday, August 27, 2023, a week-long activities to mark the event commenced with a press briefing addressed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG),  Prof. Kenneth Kalu, yesterday.
21 Aug
Following his election campaign promise, the Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, has reiterated his commitment to clear all salary and pension arrears by December 2023.  
14 Aug
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…
10 Aug
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.
1 Aug
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.
30 Jul
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.


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As Nigeria struggles to meet the goal four of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and tackle the increasing menace of out-of-school children, some states have continued to expend millions of naira on overseas training for some of their students.
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The Nigerian military has yet again been caught in misdirected airstrikes, with the latest incident claiming over 80 lives in Kaduna State.
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Yambali Umaru, a carpenter, was in detention for seven years after his friend alleged that he was a member of Boko Haram insurgents, in 2011. 
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Federal Government, yesterday, resumed the trial of suspected Boko Haram members in the Kainji Prosecution Project Phase IV in Abuja.
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Nigeria’s external sector recorded a modest improvement last quarter (Q3) as trade surplus rose by 47 per cent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) to N1.89 trillion compared to N1.28 trillion posted in the second quarter (Q2).
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Sports Minister, Senator John Owan Enoh, has revealed that the Federal Government has no intention of sacking Super Eagles’ Coach, Jose Peseiro, before the forthcoming Cote d’Ivoire 2024 Africa Cup of Nations.
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The quest for a wage system that is sufficient to provide a decent living for workers and their family members is currently one of the most pressing issues facing the country.
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Amadi Umeh showed why he is currently the country’s best home-based player, at the weekend, when he defeated hard-fighting Rilwan Akanbi to win the Third Quadri Aruna Open Table Tennis Championship.
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Pensioners of Chevron Nigeria (PenCoN) said the company has breached Nigerian Constitution and its own operational tenets in dealing with them.