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Support House of Assembly’s investigation of ASEPA, group tells Abians

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An Abia Group, Coalition for Lush Environment and Nature – Abia (CLEAN ABIA), has berated the Abia State Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA), the agency responsible for the evacuation...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Ijegun: We’re tired of disasters, monarch tells Senate committee

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The Onijegun of Ijegun, Oba Nureini Olomitutu, said on Friday that activities of vandals and other criminals were threatening lives in the area. Scene of pipeline explosion at Ijegun in Lagos....

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Herdsmen: Pro-Biafra groups ask Igbos to rally round against attack By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri 

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Scores of pro-Biafra groups yesterday, called on the Igbos to brace up and protect themselves against any attack as it regards any attempt to forcefully collect their land for cattle settlements....

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Ijegun: Authorities must investigate deadly pipeline explosion – Amnesty By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

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– Government must do more to avert further tragedy The Nigerian authorities must urgently investigate the recent catastrophic pipelin eexplosion in Komkom community in Oyigbo, Rivers State...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Wives of Abia lawmakers pledge support to state’s development

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Wife of the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Dr. Mrs. Onyinyechi Orji, led wives of Honourable Members of the Assembly on a solidarity visit to the Speaker, Rt Hon Chinedum Orji MNSE, and...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Move to establish anti-fire arms proliferation commission divides Reps By Levinus Nwabughiogu

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ABUJA—Members of the House of Representatives were, yesterday, divided in their support for establishment of a commission to mop up small arms and light weapons in Nigeria and West...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Speaker Orji, man of justice, equity – Abia women

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Women Leaders in the 17 Local Government Areas of Abia State, on behalf of Women leaders across the 294 electoral wards, paid a solidarity visit to the Speaker, ...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

S-East bizmen blame lull on lack of seaport, multiple taxations

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By Anayo Okoli ENUGU—SOUTH EAST based businessmen, mainly those engaged in import and export, have lamented the lull in their businesses, blaming same on lack of a functional seaport within...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

IGBO: When first becomes last in media ownership in Nigeria

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Why people prefer matters in media than courts— Okonkwo Journalists should maintain integrity—Anyim Udeh By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- THE Igbo have been told to rise up and once more resume...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Okowa submits second batch of commissioner nominees

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has forwarded another set of seven nominees to the state House of Assembly for appointment as commissioners and members of the...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Sanitation: Abia to Wear a New Look – Speaker

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…as Assembly Advises Abians on Proper Disposal of Refuse The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Orji, has informed members of the Assembly that the Executive Governor...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Abia Assembly’s investigation of agencies not witch-hunt – Speaker

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The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Orji, has clarified that the current gale of investigations of Departments and Agencies of government by the Assembly is not a...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Probe c’ttees: Abia House won’t witch-hunt anyone, but…— Majority Leader

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe Majority Leader of Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Solomon Akpulonu, has said the committees set up by the House to investigate some government parastatals, agencies and...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

How my missing phone landed me in trouble with the Army — Lance Cpl Mayowa

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BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE, Aba A soldier serving in the Nigerian Army, Lance Corporal Adeniyi Mayowa, has lamented how his phone, which went missing during an operation in Aba, Abia State, landed him...

Sun Jul 7th, 2019     Read More →

DIRECT ALLOCATION:  Hurdles before local councils

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•Undemocratic LGs to know fate Monday •Governors carried out civilian coup against councils – Agbakoba •12 states yet to conduct council polls By Clifford Ndujihe FIVE weeks...

Sat Jul 6th, 2019     Read More →