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Youth unemployment, time bomb, NGO warns

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—A NON-GOVERNMENTAL organization, International Corrections and Prisons Associations Africa, ICPA, has lamented the growing rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria,...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

IBB, Jonathan, Shagari absent at Council of State

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—-Saraki receives standing ovation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, for Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

IPOB accuses Ikpeazu of plotting with military against Kanu

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi NNEWI—THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has replied Governor Okezie Ikpeazu over the alleged comments in an interview he granted to BBC Igbo Service in the...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Orji endorses Ikpeazu for 2nd term, empowers farmers with N18m

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—AHEAD of 2019 elections, Senator Theodore Orji representing Abia Central District has endorsed Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for a second term, saying he has done well for...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Abia assembly set to pass anti-grazing bill

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AWKA—The Abia State House of Assembly said the house would soon pass into law, the anti open grazing bill before it. Abia Assembly DEPUTY Speaker and the Chairman, House Committee on...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Uche Okechukwu, others launch football academy

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Former Super Eagles captain, Uche Okechukwu, also known as Gentle Giant, has launched a football academy, called Abia Greater Tomorrow Football Academy in Aba, the commercial city of Abia...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Abia govt seals federal varsity over tax offence

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UMUAHIA—ABIA State Board of Internal Revenue, BIR, Tuesday, sealed the premises of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, MOUAU, over alleged tax default to the tune of over...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Hawk attempts to fly away with 4-day-old baby in Abia

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA— A disaster was reportedly averted at Umuohu Okpula, Ndume community, Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government area of Abia State, when a vigilant grandmother prevented...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Nnamdi Kanu’s Wife threatens vote boycott unless FG disclose husband’s whereabouts

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Nigeria‘s authorities need to disclose the whereabouts of pro-Biafran leader Nnamdi Kanu or risk a mass boycott of next year’s election, his wife said in an interview broadcast...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Reps move to probe diverted 63.2bn NSITF fund

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-DISTURBED by the diversion of N63.2billion from the coffers of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

IPOB: Kanu’s wife says she lacks knowledge of his whereabouts

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Meanwhile, Uchechi Kanu, wife of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said she is not aware of the whereabouts of her husband, adding that she is not sure if he is...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Kanu’s wife says she lacks knowledge of his whereabouts

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Meanwhile, Uchechi Kanu, wife of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said she is not aware of the whereabouts of her husband, adding that she is not sure if he is...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Kalu urges Tinubu to accelerate reconciliation of aggrieved APC members

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Former Abia governor, Dr Orji Kalu has called on the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress ( APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to accelerate efforts toward reconciling aggrieved members of the...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Police, pastor to pay N20m over killing of 22-yr-old student over missing musical equipment

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—For allegedly killing 22-year-old Vincent Uwagbaokwu, the Police and Pastor Martins of the Christ Empire International Church, Umuahia, Abia State, have been ordered...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari says FG on its toes to address security issues

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President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday that the Federal Government was on its toes to address security issues being experienced in recent times within the country. The president made the...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →