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EFCC sets for immediate re-trial of Kalu, says judgement "unfortunate"

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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency has described the Supreme Court judgement to nullify the conviction of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, as “unfortunate”. “The...

Fri May 8th, 2020     Read More →

Abia Government announces gradual relaxation of lockdown directive

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Abia government on Friday announced the gradual relaxation of its lockdown directive. The relaxation is billed to begin on May 11, Mr Chris Ezem, the Secretary to the State Government, said in a...

Fri May 8th, 2020     Read More →

South East, South South clamp down on almajirai relocating from North

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The Enugu State government yesterday intercepted and turned back nine busloads of almajirai following a failed attempt to sneak them into the state. Dislodged from the North, as governors in the...

Fri May 8th, 2020     Read More →

Southeast youth leaders tasks governors on protection of journalists in the zone

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The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) on Thursday asked governors of the southeast region to ensure protection for Journalists working in their various states. They described as...

Thu May 7th, 2020     Read More →

NNPC to deliver oil firms’ intervention to states, PTF

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Indigenous oil firms operating in the country have stated that their intervention, including food and medical supplies for the pandemic, will be delivered by the Nigeria National Petroleum...

Wed May 6th, 2020     Read More →

Kidnappers abduct radio presenter, demand N20 million ransom

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Kidnappers on Monday night abducted a female on-air presenter, Chinenye Iwuoha, working with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Pacesetter FM, Umuahia, Abia State capital. It was...

Wed May 6th, 2020     Read More →

Imo building collapse: Death toll rises to 15

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Death toll in the building collapse along Yar’Adua Drive in Owerri has risen to 15, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The latest casualty figure was given by Mr Evans Ugoh, Head of...

Fri May 1st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Ikpeazu announces discharge of one index case

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Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Friday announced the recovery and discharge of one of the two index cases in the state. Speaking at a press briefing at the Government House, Umuahia, Ikpeazu said that...

Fri May 1st, 2020     Read More →

Ebonyi group berates Umahi over harassment of journalists

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A group, Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in The Diaspora (AESID) yesterday berated Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi for clamping down on journalists in the state. In a statement by its...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

House officer’s death not COVID-19 related — FMC Umuahia

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The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, has thrown more light on the death of the hospital’s house officer, Dr Jude Okpareke, saying that his death had no connection with COVID-19...

Fri Apr 24th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Abia Govt. places 209 contacts of index cases under surveillance

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Abia Government on Friday said it had traced 209 contacts of the two index coronavirus cases in the state and placed them under surveillance in an isolation facility. The the Abia Commissioner for...

Fri Apr 24th, 2020     Read More →

ICYMI: Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 873

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, reported the nation has confirmed 91 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), a pandemic outbreak...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Covid-19: Abia seals hospital where index cases were first treated

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Kindly Share This Story: By Ugochukwu Alaribe UMUAHIA – Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has announced the closure of a private hospital where the two index cases of the COVID-19 in...

Wed Apr 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Abia killing: IGP sets up Special Investigations Panel, deploys new CP

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Kindly Share This Story:IGP ADAMU By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has condemned the glaring unprofessional conduct and misuse of firearms by a...

Tue Apr 21st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Governors meet April 22 to review situation

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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is to review the Covid-19 situation and various measures taken by State Governments at various stages since the virus hit Nigeria. The meeting is slated...

Mon Apr 20th, 2020     Read More →