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Police nab killers of two brothers in Aba

The Abia Police Command said it has arrested two suspects in connection with the alleged murder of two brothers, Bright and Victory Osuagwu, in Osisioma, near Aba.

Abia: Orji Kalu scores successors very low, wants Aba declared a disaster area

Sen. Orji Kalu calls for declaration of Aba, the economic hub of Abia State, a disaster area so that the Federal Govt can to fix the town. 

Abia Gov announces arrest of killer soldier

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, on Thursday said that the armed security personnel, who allegedly shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist in a community near Aba, had been arrested.

Lamentation in Aba as flood destroys over N15m goods

A heavy downpour on Wednesday night in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia, has left many homes, shops and markets submerged by flood.Reports say...

Mob burns suspected robber to death in Aba

An angry mob lynched and burnt to death a suspected armed robber who was among a gang of seven that invaded Eziama area in...

Imported military uniforms impounded in Aba

Abia Police Command has impounded a large quantity of military uniforms, allegedly imported from China and stocked at a warehouse in Aba, the commercial hub of the state.

Enyimba FC’s return to Aba no longer feasible – Commissioner

The Commissioner for Information in Abia, Chief John Okiyi, has said that the government’s plan for Enyimba International FC to return to Enyimba Stadium, Aba this month was no longer feasible.

20 entrepreneurs trained in digital marketing, agro technologies

The Concerned Youth Empowerment Association of Nigeria (CYEAN) says it has trained 20 young entrepreneurs on digital marketing and latest technologies in packaging products to enhance sales in the international market.

500 mobile policemen deployed to Aba to restore peace

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Ibrahim Idris, has deployed over 500 Police Mobile Force men to Aba to restore peace in the troubled city.

Nigerian army withdraws soldiers from Aba, Umuahia

The Nigerian army has agreed to withdraw soldiers from Aba and Umuahia in Abia state following clashes with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

IPOB, Soldiers clash: Ikpeazu declares three-day curfew in Aba

Following clash by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Nigerian army, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has declared three days curfew in Aba over security concern.

Dogara Bags `Ome Udo’ Title In Aba

Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara on Saturday bagged the title Ome Udo 1 (Peace Maker) of Aba at the palace of the traditional ruler of Aba Ancient Kingdom, Eze Isaac Ikonne.

NAFDAC officials assaulted in Aba

Dealers in fake alcoholic drinks at Eziukwu market in Aba on Wednesday assaulted staff of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and a police officer during a NAFDAC raid in the market.

Keke riders protest extortion in Aba

Tricycle riders in Aba, Abia on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest against the extortion of their members by the police and army personnel.The protest...

Vandals have removed lots of pipeline between Aba and Enugu – NNPC

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Wednesday stated that vandals have removed most of the pipelines between Aba and Enugu.The Group Executive...

Wike to security agencies: Arrest Pro-Biafra protesters

Okafor Ofiebor/Port HarcourtRivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated that his administration's ban on public procession of any kind is still...

Skye Bank’s millionaire reward scheme produces more winners

There was an air of excitement at the Ariaria Market in Aba, Abia State, as more winners emerged on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at...

Biafra protest in Aba gets really bloody

A 20-year-old apprentice, Chidozie Okafor, was shot dead on St. Micheal's Road, Aba, Abia, on Monday as military men moved in to check a...

Skye Bank lights up Aba with Millionaire Reward Scheme

The peaceful town of Aba in Abia State will come alive on 21 January as it brings another opportunity for new winners to emerge...

IGP Arase warns MASSOB, IPOB

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase has issued a stern warning to MASSOB and IPOB activists to stop threatening public peace or face...

Police vow to arrest, prosecute street traders at Ngwa, Aba

The Police in Aba on Saturday warned people trading on the roads, around the Enyimba stadium and adjoining roads, to desist or face the...

Man attacks friend in hotel room, flees with N800k

Cyriacus IzuekweThe police at Ajao Estate have arrested an Aba businessman, Onungwa Loveday, 31, who allegedly attempted to kill his friend, Chiwendu Sunday, 32,...

Woman stops late husband’s burial for 2 years after death

Cyriacus IzuekweThe traditional ruler of Umuchu town in Aguata in Anambra State Eastern Nigeria, Igwe Gody Ezechukwu, has lamented over the embarrassing handling of...

Aba Hosts Timaya, Wande Coal, Others

Top acts including Timaya, Wande Coal, Kcee, Naeto C and other supporting stars have confirmed plans to invade Aba, Abia State on Saturday 6...

Aba’s power plant to be switched on March

A private power generation and distribution plant in Nigeria will commence operation by March 2013, the Managing Director of the company, Mrs Agatha Nnaji,...

Eastern Nigeria demands more states, more seats

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha, said on Saturday that the grassroots debate on the constitution review would guarantee...

Dark & Lovely New Variants Berth In Aba

Having successfully hosted over 4,000 hair professionals in Lagos last month, the train of  Dark and Lovely Anti-Breakage range, has moved to Aba, the...

Nigeria Premier League: Our Best Yet To Come —Enyimba Boss

Coach of two time-African champions, Enyimba Football Club of Aba, Okey Emordi, says fans and  supporters of the club are yet to see the...

NPL Applauds Standard Of Super 4

Nigeria Premier League, NPL, led by the newly elected chairman, Davidson Owumi has applauded the standard of play at the Super 4 currently going...

Anyansi Rues Enyimba’s Exit

Chairman of Enyimba Football Club of Aba, Felix Anyansi has lamented the ouster of his team from the CAF Confederation Cup.The former African champions...

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