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Don’t appoint people with corruption records in your cabinet, youths tell Ikpeazu

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – A coalition of youths in Abia State under the aegis of Abia Youths Vanguard, has told Governor Okezie Ikpeazu not to appoint anyone with corruption record in...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

World Youth Day: Abia Speaker Promises Improved Legislation on Education

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Speaker Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji MNSE, has promised that the Assembly under his leadership will give the deserved attention to the education sector...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

SALARIES: NLC Chairman either ignorant of relevant laws or playing politics – Abia govt

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Abia State Government has faulted claims of the state Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Mr. Uchenna Obigwe, with regards to workers’ emoluments in the state, describing some comments...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

REA IPP: Asura, Ariaria, Sabon Gari users task service providers on tariff, expansion

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…Project yet to be completed in Edo, Oyo, Osun, Ondo, other States By Udeme Akpan, Ediri Ejoh, Ogochukwu Alaribe, Abdulmumin Murtala Electricity consumers in the markets – Sura...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

SALARIES: NLC Chairman either ignorant of relevant laws or playing politics—Abia govt

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Abia State Government has faulted claims of the state Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Mr. Uchenna Obigwe, with regards to workers’ emoluments in the state, describing some comments...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

EID-EL-KABIR: CAN, Labour, govs, others preach peace, national unity

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By Our Reporters ON the lips of governors, religious and Labour leaders among others, yesterday, were words of peace, caution, and tolerance to ensure stable polity and unity as Muslims celebrate...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

Sallah: Abaribe, Ekweremadu, Alimikhena call for unity, peaceful coexistence of Nigerians 

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Muslim faithful By Henry Umoru ABUJA- AS Muslim faithful celebrate the Eid- el- Kabir festival, Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abia...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Cattle market in our place is not a blessing, but a curse — Abia monarch

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By Anayo Okoli THE traditional ruler of Amaekwu Lokpanta in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State, hosts of the cattle market on Enugu-Port Harcourt express road, near Enugu/Abia...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Army arrests personnel for killing commercial motorcyclist in Abia

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…To try Soldier according to military statutes Authorities of the 82 division, Nigerian Army have arrested a soldier attached to Forward Operations Base, Ohanze, for the killing of one Mr...

Sat Aug 10th, 2019     Read More →

Protest in Aba, as soldier kills okadaman over N100

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe Commercial motorcycle riders, (okadamen), yesterday, took to the streets of Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State, protesting the killing of their colleague, Chimaobi Nwaogu, by a...

Fri Aug 9th, 2019     Read More →

14-yr-old girl commits suicide in Ughelli over boyfriend

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…as 17-yr-old impregnates 10-yr-old girl in Benue By Peter Duru & Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—A 14-year-old Senior Secondary School, SSS, I student of Kess College in Ekredjebor area of...

Fri Aug 9th, 2019     Read More →

IPOB says FG supports killing in South-East over rejection of RUGA

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi—The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, alleged that since the rejection of RUGA, and National Life Stock Programmes, NLSP, by the people of South-East,...

Fri Aug 9th, 2019     Read More →

Abia govt orders Aba market leaders to refund N150,000 collected from traders

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe UMUAHIA—Abia State government has ordered the leadership of the Traders Association at the Ekeoha Shopping Centre, Aba, to refund illegal levies collected from traders...

Fri Aug 9th, 2019     Read More →

Ikpeazu announces arrest of killer soldier in Aba

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Aba (Abia) – Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Thursday said that the armed security personnel, who allegedly shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist in a community near Aba, had been...

Fri Aug 9th, 2019     Read More →

Benue police parades teenager who impregnated 10-year-old girl

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By Peter Duru The Benue State Police Command, Thursday, paraded 17-year-old Terna Taga who impregnated 10-year-old Mbasenengen Targba who last Sunday was delivered of a baby girl in Makurdi. The...

Thu Aug 8th, 2019     Read More →