Latest News, Events and Happenings in Abia News.en-usINEC decries low number of women occupying elective office &hellip;.It has nothing to with the law, religion&mdash;former MinisterBy Chris OchayiThe Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Wednesday, decried the low number of women seeking for elective offices during electioneering process in the <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 NUTAF: participants’ hopes high in first off-campus host event at the National Universities Theatre Arts Festival , which kicked off on Monday say they came with high expectations. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the festival is being hosted in Lagos, with participants drawn fr <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria Security Tracker 2019: October 1 to October 15 Rasheed SobowaleHere are some cases of crime incidents reported by Vanguard since the beginning till 15th of the month of October in 2019. This is part of Vanguard&#8217;s Nigeria Security Tracker series summarising activities of Gunmen, Kidnappe <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Court rules on Kalu’s fraud trial December 2 Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday, fixed December for ruling in the alleged N7.65billion fraud trial involving a former Governor of Abia, State, Orji Kalu.Orji KaluThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 After 12-year trial, Orji Kalu gets judgement date Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu and two others on trial for the past 12 years over alleged N7.65bn theft of Abia government money, will know their fate soon.Orji KaluJustice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, a <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 FG uses recovered stolen funds to uplift poor Nigerians- Presidency Presidency says the Federal Government is judiciously using the recovered &lsquo;Abacha loot&rsquo; and World Bank credit to address the plight of poor and vulnerable Nigerians.File: Ikoyi cash seized by EFCCMrs Maryam Uwais, the Special Advise <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Natural steps to get rid of this silent killer called high blood pressure!!! I introduce you to the pure and natural solution to this killer sickness, let me first highlight you about high blood pressure. If you have been fighting on how to survive and control your blood pressure then read to the end! HYPERTENSION can <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Onuigbo wants concerted efforts to preserve Nigeria’s natural capital Samuel Onuigbo, the member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/Umuahia South Federal Constituency of Abia in the House of Representatives, has called for concerted efforts to preserve Nigeria&rsquo;s natural capital.Nigerian FlagOnuigbo made th <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 We are battle ready for kidnappers, robbers — Abia CP Ugochukwu AlaribeAbia State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon, has assured the people of the state that the Police Command is well prepared to ensure that law-abiding citizens sleep with both eyes closed. Okon made this assurance when the Ohan <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Treasonable Felony Charge: Court varies Sowore, Bakare’s bail conditions Ikechukwu Nnochiri, AbujaThe Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, varied the bail conditions it earlier granted to detained activist and convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare (aka Ma <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Nnamdi Kanu’s mother died of shock over military invasion of home ― IPOB Ugochukwu AlaribeThe Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said the death of Ugoeze Sally Kanu, mother to its Leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, came out of shock over the 2017 military invasion of her home in Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia state.Nnamdi Kanu <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Distorted values affecting Nigeria’s growth, says lawmaker Samuel Onuigbo, the member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/Umuahia South Federal Constituency of Abia in the House of Representatives, says the distortion of values is affecting the development of the country. Onuigbo made the remark in Abuj <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 APC Chairmen applauds Buhari’s directive on audit of NDDC Ochuko AkuophaCHAIRMEN of All Progressives Congress, APC, from South-South and South-East States have applauded directive of President Muhammadu Buhari for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, calling for the immedia <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Ohanaeze defends self, says it will not join issues with elders;Says 2023 Igbo Presidency project unstoppableBy Nwafor SundayFollowing the alleged statement made by one Emeka Attamah against Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, the later has promised not to join issues with him or the president gene <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 SERAP asks ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’ Rights and Accountability Project, has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to: &ldquo;jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, tr <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100