Thursday, 27th January 2022
Breaking News:


16 Jan
Worried by the rising spate of fire incidences and declining internal revenue generation, the Abia State government has tasked newly appointed leaders of various markets on vigilance
26 Nov
Workers of the Abia Hospital Management Board (AHMB), yesterday, protested against non-payment of their 19 monthly salary arrears at the Umuahia Office on Aba Road.
13 Nov
No fewer than 1000 youths drawn from various local councils in Abia state are expected to participate at the 2021 Abia Youth Wealth Creation Summit/Business Fair taking place today in Umuahia.
2 Sep
Representative of Umuahia-Ikwuano Constituency in the House of Representatives, Sam Onuigbo, has deplored the slow pace of work on the Umuahia -Ikot Ekpene road, which contract was awarded in 2016.
13 Jul 2021
A human rights advocacy group, the Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC) and police authorities in Umuahia have disagreed over alleged inhuman treatment meted out to junior officers
27 Jun 2021
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has restated his faith and commitment in the unity of Nigeria, saying the country can never divide. He said this at the Abia State Government House
18 Jun 2021
Former representative of Abia North Senatorial District, Chief Mao Ohuabunwa, has declared that only a people-oriented constitution anchored on the genuine yearnings and aspirations
12 Feb 2021
Announcing this yesterday, the Deputy Governor and Chairman of the state’s Internal Revenue Generating Council (IRGC), Dr. Ude Oko, said that activities of touts undermined government’s
2 Dec 2020
The wife of Abia State governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, has expressed worry over the increasing rate of violence against women globally even during the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. She spoke, yesterday, in Umuahia during advocacy involving other stakeholders to launch a media campaign that included the distribution of IEC materials, radio and TV…
6 May 2020
Kidnappers on Monday night abducted a female on-air presenter, Chinenye Iwuoha, working with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Pacesetter FM, Umuahia, Abia State capital
12 Apr 2020
To support efforts aimed at curbing the spread of the pandemic disease, Second Coming Nigeria Limited, a liquified petroleum gas company in Umuahia, has donated 35, 000 litres
13 Nov 2019
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.


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