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Abia warns residents over planned attacks, slams curfew

The Abia State Government at the weekend said it had uncovered a plot by some unidentified hoodlums to carry out an attack in the state.

Refuse dumping: Abia to punish offenders

The Commissioner for Works, Abia, Chief Bob Ogu said the state is developing a legal framework to check dumping of refuse in drainage channels.

Gov. Ikpeazu inaugurates Abriba-Nkporo road

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Friday inaugurated the 7.2-kilometer Abriba/Etitiama-Nkporo Road in Abia.

NEMA distributes relief materials to Abia disaster victims

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced the distribution of relief materials to victims of flood, windstorm and fire in Obingwa, Osisioma and Ukwa West Local Government Areas of Abia.

APC makes big gain in Abia with Alex Otti

Dr Alex Otti, former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia in 2015 and 2019 elections has declared for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Abia Govt extends coronavirus lockdown indefinitely

Abia government on Friday announced an indefinite extension of the ongoing lockdown in the state.

Abia begins fumigation of markets, public facilities

Abia State government on Monday began a state-wide fumigation of major markets, state and local government secretariats, schools, stadia as well as public buildings and roads in major towns and cities.

Abia to introduce central promotion examination in schools

Dr Kanelechi Nwangwa, the Commissioner for Education in Abia, says that plans are underway to introduce central promotion examination for schools in the state.

Police confirm arrest of kidnap gang

The Abia police command has confirmed the arrest of five men in connection with the alleged abduction of a boy from Umuoba, the headquarters of Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of the state.

Truck driver crushes mother, son to death in Abia

The Police Command in Abia has confirmed the arrest of a driver whose vehicle crushed a woman and her son to death on Friday...

Halt growing insecurity in Abia, CLO urges Ikpeazu

Chairman of the Civil Liberties Organisation, Aba chapter, Dr. Charles Chinekezi, has appealed to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia to take urgent steps to...

SDP governorship candidate advises Buhari on Electoral Act

President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to assent to the amended Electoral Act, to make the use of the smart card reader a...

Burnt offices: We will hold election as scheduled in Plateau, Abia – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says election would hold as scheduled in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau and Isiala Ngwa South LGA of Abia, in spite of the fire disaster its offices in the areas.

Police confirm Kidnap of Abia APC Chairman

The police command in Abia has confirmed the abduction of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman in the state, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, on Monday night.

Buhari leads Next Level train to Abia, Imo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday departed Abuja for Abia and Imo to deliver the All Progressives Congress (APC) Next Level message to the people...

Abia has remained the least developed state in Nigeria -Alex Otti

Dr Alex Orti, the Abia governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr Alex Otti on Wednesday vowed to probe previous administrations...

11 persons arrested over alleged oil bunkering

The Abia command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 11 persons for allegedly engaging in illegal oil bunkering.

Abia recorded more flooding in 2018 – SEMA

Mr Sunday Jackson, the Acting Executive Secretary, Abia State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said on Thursday that the state recorded more flood cases in 2019 than previous years.

Why Abia women prefer fairly-used underwear

The business of fairly-used female underwear now enjoy high patronage among the womenfolk in Umuahia, Abia, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Ogah emerges Abia APC governorship candidate

A renowned oil merchant, Mr Uche Ogah, on Wednesday emerged the winner of a keenly contested governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia.

APC presidential primaries: Buhari scores 100% of votes cast in Abia

President Muhammadu Buhari recorded a landslide victory in the presidential primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held in Abia, polling 455,656 votes, Prof. Chris Nwamuo, the Chief Returning Officer for the exercise, has said.

Abia needs N25bn to clear salary, pension arrears – Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abia chapter, says the state needs N25 billion to enable it clear the arrears of salaries, pensions and gratuity.

IPOB’s sit-at-home: Police advise Abia residents against illegal gathering

The Police in Abia have warned residents of the state not to engage in illegal gathering during the period of the sit-at-home order by the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB).

Abia Govt committed to delivering infrastructure development – Ikpeazu

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday said that the state government was commitment to excellence, in delivering infrastructure development was unwavering.

Shell to construct gas line in Abia

Shell Gas Nigeria Limited on Tuesday said that plans were underway to construct a gas line around key industrial areas in Abia.

NYSC: Effective tool for national integration, unity – Ikpeazu

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia says the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has grown to be an effective tool for national integration and unity.

Insurance company dragged to court over N3m claims

The Standard Alliance Insurance Company has been dragged to the Abia High Court in Aba over the company’s alleged refusal to pay N3 million to a client on maturity of his life insurance.

Abia Govt. promises to resolve crisis over abattoir

Chief Uzo Azubuike, Abia State Agriculture Commissioner, has promised to resolve the crisis over alleged confiscation of a public abattoir in Ohafia by the 14 Brigade of the Nigerian Army.

Abia Govt introduces safe meat-handling policy

The Abia State Government says it has approved a new policy that is aimed at promoting safe meat handling in the state.

Orji Kalu sues for peace over Abia, Cross River communal clash

Former governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has called on appropriate authorities to resolve the crisis that led to the communal clash between two...

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