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Imo people truly deserve to be happy

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By Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa ‘SINCE the days of John the Baptist, the Kingdom of God suffereth violence and the violent taketh it by force” This biblical quotation amply describes what has...

Wed Dec 13th, 2017     Read More →

We prefer ransom in Dollars because it’s less bulky—Kidnapper

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By Kingsley Omonobi & Evelyn Usman A kidnap suspect has said his gang members prefer to collect ransom in American dollars because it is less bulky to move huge sums around in Dollars. The...

Wed Dec 13th, 2017     Read More →

APGA to field presidential candidate in 2019

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By Vincent Ujumadu Awka—THE All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, said yesterday that it would field a presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections in the country. APGA Logo The...

Wed Dec 13th, 2017     Read More →

How not to demarket Abia

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Abia seems to be blessed with faceless destructive critics who may have sworn on the altar of perfidy that there is ingenuity in saying only unkind words to their leaders. These set of people...

Wed Dec 13th, 2017     Read More →

Police smash new kidnap gang in Abia

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Gang receives ransom only in dollars By Evelyn Usman UMUAHIA—A new kidnap syndicate which says it collects its ransom only in American Dollars has been smashed by operatives of the...

Wed Dec 13th, 2017     Read More →

Police smash new kidnapping syndicate in South East

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Police operatives from Abuja comprising the Abba Kyari led Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) have smashed a new kidnapping syndicate responsible for...

Tue Dec 12th, 2017     Read More →

Abia to enforce new revenue policy in 2018

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—IN a bid to boost its internally generated revenue and eliminate touting, Abia State government said it has concluded plans to enforce a new revenue regiment in the...

Tue Dec 12th, 2017     Read More →

FMC Umuahia performs kidney transplants

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Umuahia, Abia State, has carried out two successful kidney transplant surgeries in collaboration with a team of doctors from...

Mon Dec 11th, 2017     Read More →

How we spent Abia’s N30 billion bailout, Paris Club loan refunds – Gov. Ikpeazu

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Even with his persistent employment drive and the deafening campaigns on the patronage of Made-In-Aba goods and services, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has had to face criticisms for not paying Abia...

Sun Dec 10th, 2017     Read More →

Is Buhari contesting the 2019 election?

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The inability of Nigeria to develop is traceable to several factors. One of them which people often overlook is the army of political interlopers that often distract government from its...

Sun Dec 10th, 2017     Read More →

Femi Adesina and the Acquired Aso Rock Syndrome (3)

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By Douglas Anele The I-don’t-care attitude of President Muhammadu Buhari to the concerns of Ndigbo is not new; it was the stock-in-trade of military dictatorships headed by northerners from...

Sun Dec 10th, 2017     Read More →

Eze Atum Akwara: Choices before Abia govt

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It is strange that Eze Atum Akwara, the Onyerubi I of Abam, a man with powerful friends across Nigeria, died over five years ago, yet Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State is allowing the remains...

Sun Dec 10th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria sinking under APC say Jonathan, Atiku, others

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Prominent Nigerians including former President, Goodluck Jonathan and erstwhile Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Saturday, took the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

Ikpeazu sends Aba garment makers to Turkey, Vietnam, Brazil and China 

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Africa is home to endless opportunities. The few who understand this take advantage of its limitless potentials, while others simply complain about the economic situations that have ridiculed the...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

PDP National Convention: Roll Call

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By Henry Umoru Senator Ahmed Makarfi Former President Goodluck Jonathan Former Vice President Namadi Sambo Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Depute Senate President Ike Ekweremadu Former Senate...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →