Latest News, Events and Happenings in Abia News.en-usAcademic staff union of Abiapoly suspends strike of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics , Abia State Polytechnic, Aba Chapter, have suspended their 6 weeks-old industrial action.GovernorIkpeazuThis followed the conclusion of the congress of the union today at Aba with the membe <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Fashola flags-off reconstruction of N20.8bn Ikorodu-Shagamu Expressway project Olasunkanmi AkoniThe Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola and Senator Gbenga Ashafa, Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, today led other dignitaries to perform the epoch making groundbreaking of the Ikorodu &#8211; <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Anglican Church to FG: Tell Nigerians whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, parents &#8230;pleads with Buhari to drop second term ambitionBy Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA&mdash;THE Aba province of the Anglican Church, weekend asked the Federal Government to tell Nigerians the whereabouts of Eze Israel Kanu, father of the leader of Indigenou <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Work on 2nd Niger bridge 50% complete, compensation hit N5bn Favour NnabugwuMinister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday, said work is ongoing at the second Niger Bridge as compensation from both end of Anambra and Delta hit N5billion. Fashola also said all payment for the compl <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 CASUAL WORK BEGETS CASUAL PAY? ‘Our monthly take-home pay is N2, 500!’ (2); They are the least paid government workers,no permanent employment, not pensionableBy our reporters The first part of report was published last Sunday.The Public Relations Officer to the state Head of Service, Umar Sai&rsquo;du, confirmed th <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Fashola cautions against intervention on federal roads without approval Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has cautioned state governments against intervention on federal roads without due approval by the Federal Government.Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia and Mr Babatunde Fashola Mini <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 19 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Biafra : No sit at home on May 22 anniversary – MASSOB UGOCHUKWU ALARIBEABA- Ahead of the May 22 celebration of the rededication of Biafra, the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign States of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike faction, has declared that there will be free movement of person <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 19 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ebonyi, Enugu govs beg FG for refund of N45bn spent on federal roads Favour NnabugwuTwo State Governors are seeking a refund of N45biliion from the federal government for the rehabilitation of federal roads in their domains.Babatunde Fashola inspect the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Enugu-Port Harcourt dua <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 19 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Fashola laments refuse, market blockages on highways Dennis AgboMINISTER for works, power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has flayed people&rsquo;s habit of dumping refuse, making markets and other forms of blockages that obstruct constructions and drains along Nigeria highways. The Minister sai <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 19 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 FG to expand N-Power programme – Osinbajo President Yemi Osinbajo says the N-Power Graduate Skills Acquisition Programme will be expanded and made better to benefit more Nigerian youths.Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN,Osinbajo made the disclosure on Friday during a visit to Kiara De <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ikpeazu: Group blasts Abia APC over alleged falsehood group in Abia State, Abia Youth Forum, AYF, has lampooned Mr. Chijioke Chukwu, an aspirant flying the flag of the All Progressives Congress, APC for next year&rsquo;s election to the State&rsquo;s House of Assembly for &ldquo;deliberately peddling <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ekwunife, Danbazzau, Eweka, Zwingina, Elegbeleye, 69 others Head APC State Congresses, Appeal C’ttees Omeiza AjayiABUJA &#8211; The All Progressives Congress APC has inaugurated 5-member State Congress Committees to conduct Congresses in different states and the Federal Capital Territory FCT this Saturday.Three-member committees were also inaugu <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ramadan : Pray for Nigeria, Kalu enjoins Muslims &#8211; Former Governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has called on the Muslim ummah to offer prayers for the nation&rsquo;s socio-economic development during the month of Ramadan.Kalu via a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, by his Special Advi <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Gov. Ikpeazu urges Indian bizmen to set up tricycle manufacturing plant in Aba UGOCHUKWU ALARIBEABA- Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has urged Indian businessmen to set up a factory for the manufacturing of tricycles in Aba, Abia State to boost trade between Nigerian and India.*A tricycle,aka keke, impounded at th <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 A right of reply: Ikpeazu has done well in Abia state read with derision the monumentally false claim by one Chijioke Chukwu, an aspirant to the Abia State House of Assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, wherein he said that the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeaz <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100