NSCDC rescues teenage girl chained by mother in Abia
A teenage girl was at the weekend rescued from the home of her parents where she was locked with chains by the neck and limbs in Umuokoro Obinkita village, Arochukwu area of Abia State.
We are not afraid to take on drug barons — NDLEA
The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the agency, Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd.), said this in Aba, the economic hub of Abia, on Friday during the public destruction of drug exhibits by the Abia office of the agency.
Ikpeazu’s wife seeks strict enforcement of sickle cell law
Wife of Abia State Governor, Nkechi Ikpeazu, has canvassed strict enforcement of the state’s law on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), which imposed sanction on institutions, religious bodies, marriage registries and families that wed couples without confirming their blood groups and genotypes.
Speaker urges full enforcement of Abia blood group, genotype law
Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chinedum Orji, has urged for full enforcement of the Abia State Identification Of Blood Group and Genotype Law’ captioned “Abia State Law No 5 of 2018”, which among others, mandate that peoples blood group.......
Governor’s wife decries deteriorating value systems
Abia State governor’s wife, Nkechi Ikpeazu, has condemned the deteriorating state of value systems and moral compasses, which previously guaranteed stable and harmonious society.
Abia, MTN move against infant, maternal mortality
The Abia government and MTN Foundation have struck a partnership to tackle the menace of infant and maternal mortality in the state.Announcing the partnership recently during the MTNF Yellow Heart Health Forum in Umuahia, the telecommunications giant reiterated its commitment to the crusade by increasing the level.....
CIP donates pre-basic sweet potato Screen House to NRCRI
Kenya-based International Potato Centre (CIP) has initiated collaboration with the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike, Abia State, with the purpose of improving the cultivation of potato in the state.
VHF targets 865 unemployed persons, trains 200
No fewer 200 of the 1065 persons targeted for training and empowerment by the Vicar Hope Foundation (VHF) under the auspices of Springboard Skills Acquisition Programme have completed their training.
Skills acquisition now rewarding, says Abia first lady
Wife of the Abia State governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, has described the skills training and empowerment programme in the state as very rewarding and profitable.
Skills acquisition has become profitable, says Ikpeazu
Ikpeazu said this at Nkwoagu Isuochi, while distributing empowerment tools/equipments to some graduates of skills acquisition training sponsored by the state government. She urged the beneficiaries to apply the skills acquired.