Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu.
Concerned Abia professionals set to commission isolation centre
The Concerned Abia Professionals (CAP) has announced the commissioning of ‘Abia Care Centre’, a 50-bed ultra-modern isolation centre with a functional molecular laboratory fully built and equipped by the group.
HIV prevalence in South East above national average
The southeast geo-political zone has a national Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevalence rate of 1.9, which is above the national average of 1.4.
Speaker explains decision to subsist Ikpeazu’s developmental initiatives
The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji has given reasons why he resolved to subsist complementing Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s programmes and policies aimed at developing the state, stressing that there are many economic benefits in the continuity of good initiatives.
Farmers cultivate 477,642 hectares as nation expects high yields
Indications have emerged that the country may reap bumper harvests of crops and allied farm products in the next harvest season. This follows the cultivation of over 477,642.18 hectares of land across the states of the country by 416,835 farm families with rice, maize, soya bean, cassava, wheat, and cotton.
Ikpeazu sacks political appointees, dissolves ASUBEB
Less than two months to his inauguration for second term in office, Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sacked his political appointees. A statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Government House, Bernard Ogbonna, yesterday, listed the affected as special advisers, special assistants and technical officers, including those serving…
Why we rejected Ikpeazu’s victory as Abia governor-elect, by Ogah, Otti
Abia State governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in last Saturday’s election, Dr. Uche Ogah and Dr, Alex Otti, have jointly rejected the result and declaration of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner. At a joint press conference in Umuahia yesterday,…
Three firms picked for Federal Government’s project in Abia
No fewer than three building and civil engineering firms have been selected to pilot the National Affordable Housing Delivery Programme (NAHDEP) in Abia State. The programme handled by Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) in collaboration with labour unions- Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress and Nigeria Employers Consultative Association will be located at Ubani…
N-Power skills acquisition trainees target metal door production contract
Welding and Fabrication trainees under the N-Power Programme in Abia State have urged the state governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu to award them metal door production contracts to prove their mastery of the technology during their skill acquisition training. They presented the door sample which they claimed conformed with the international specifications to the governor through…
Abia sacks board for allegedly flouting government directive
The Abia State government dissolved the board of the State Physical Planning and Infrastructure Development Fund (PPIDF) for flouting government directives. The Commissioner of Information, John Kalu, who stated this in Umuahia, explained that the Nnamdi Ahiwe-led Board that the dissolved board disregarded government directive that no fresh revenue collection authority be issued to any…
Aba: Giving bite to made-in-naija campaign
Recently, there were reports of an order for 50,000 pairs of made-in-Aba boots for Nigerian soldiers, as well as, the one placed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
FOFA takes plan on young people’s health to Abia
An action plan tagged “Abia State Integrated Plan on Young People Health and Development AIYHD" has been presented by Forward Africa (FOFA) to the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, in Umuahia.