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IPOB: Why I imposed curfew in Abia – Ikpeazu

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—-As Item community honours Sun Editor By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, weekend, stated that imposing a curfew in Abia State at the wake of the...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

FG provides laptops for Girls in Federal Unity Schools

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The Federal Government has provided a total of 330 laptops to some selected Federal Unity colleges in the country. Malam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, made the distribution at the launch...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

FG agrees to pay N88bn compensation to victims of Biafra war

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…….opts for out-of-court settlement of case before ECOWAS Court By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Federal Government has agreed to release N88billion for the compensation of...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Son kills father, mother in Abia

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BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE ABA- Tragedy struck on Saturday at Umuokiri Nvosi community in Isiala Ngwa South council area of Abia state when a teenager allegedly killed his father and mother as they were...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Take action on S-East roads, Govs, Igbo leaders tell Buhari

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU— South-EaST governors and Igbo leaders, yesterday, pleaded with the federal government to expedite action on all federal roads in the zone, lamenting that the situation...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Abia aged couple killed in sleep by son

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—A teenager, who is said to suffer fits of mental breakdown, in Umuokiri Nvosi community in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State, weekend, killed his...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

S-East Govs, Igbo leaders task FG on deplorable roads, airport

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- South east Governors together with Igbo leadership have charged the federal government to expedite action on all the federal roads in the south east region whose situations...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

Treat PIB as a national budget — Nkem-Abonta

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Hon. Uzoma Nkem-Abonta, a lawyer, is the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions. He represents Ukwa East/West Federal Constituency of Abia State. In this interview he...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

Group asks Abaribe to produce Nnamdi Kanu

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A South-East based group, the World Igbo Youth Congress, WIYC, on Thursday, asked Abia State Governor and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe to produce the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi...

Sat Oct 28th, 2017     Read More →

PANDEF to FG: Explain why you sent security agents after N’Delta elders

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By Emma Amaize PAN- Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has asked the Federal Government to put in plain words the reason for its show of hostility mounted against the elders and leaders of the Niger Delta...

Sat Oct 28th, 2017     Read More →

Ufomba’s APGA faction declares for PDP, commends Gov Ikpeazu

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The Chief Reagan Ufomba faction of All Progres-sives Grand Alliance, (APGA) in Abia State has dumped the party for the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). At the reception rally at...

Sat Oct 28th, 2017     Read More →

Two Igbo groups at war over whereabout of Kanu, IPOB leader

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By Anayo Okoli. UMUAHIA—TWO Igbo youth groups yesterday, disagreed over whom to hold responsible for the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu....

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

IPOB members on trial overstretching prison facilities —NPS

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE authorities of Nigeria Prisons Services, NPS, have said the large number of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, members clamped in prisons in its Zone E area of...

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

It’s not my duty to provide IPOB leader —Ikpeazu

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Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA— GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State said yesterday that it was not his responsibility to provide the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, ...

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

Abia govt uncovers 2224 ghost workers

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—A total of 2224 ghost workers have been detected in the Abia State local government system, who have been drawing salaries from the 17 local government areas of the...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →