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Abia CP confirms arrest of 3 suspected kidnappers in Obingwa

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The Police Commissioner in Abia, Mr Ene Okon, on Saturday confirmed the arrest of three persons suspected to be kidnappers at Obikabia community in Obingwa Local Government of the state. Okon told...

Sat Mar 28th, 2020     Read More →

Death toll from Lassa fever outbreak hits 193

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Chikwe Ihekweazu The death toll from the Lassa fean outbreak of Lassa fever has risen to 173, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC said that this represents a Case...

Fri Mar 27th, 2020     Read More →

[BREAKING] N7.65bn fraud: Court grants Kalu’s co-defendant post-conviction bail

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Kindly Share This Story: By Onozure Dania A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday granted post-conviction bail to a former Abia State Commissioner for Finance Udeh Udeogu, who was...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Guild tasks Nigerian athletes on fitness, personal training

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Following the postponement of the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival and the summer Olympic Games in Japan, the Guild of Sports Editors has charged Nigerian athletes to ensure they remain fit by...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

We will unmask those behind Kalu’s ordeal — Yerima Shettima

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Kindly Share This Story:•It’s a betrayal for North to abandon him Orji Uzor Kalu By Obinna Eze President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum Alhaji Shettima Yerima, yesterday, ...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

NDLEA arrest two suspects over sale of hard drugs in Abia

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Kindly Share This Story: By Ugochukwu Alaribe Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Abia State Command, have arrested two persons for dealing on hard drugs at Umuokoro and...

Wed Mar 25th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new Perm Secs

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation. In a statement signed by Mrs...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus

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The Chief of Staff of the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for coronavirus, multiple sources said on Tuesday. Kyari, a close ally to President Muhammadu Buhari, was away in...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Abia Government to procure testing kits

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As part of its precautionary measure against the pandemic, the Abia Government says plans are underway to procure Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing Kits. John Okiyi-Kalu, the Commissioner for...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Two Abia students get £80,000 scholarship from U.K’s Brooke House College

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Chukwudi Onwudinanti of Sustainable Development U.K (left), Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Director of Partnership, Brooke House College, Rachel Caine, and Johnny Ogbah of Activity Chambers when the...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest woman for killing ex-lover’s 6 months old baby in Umuahia

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Kindly Share This Story: By Ugochukwu Alaribe UMUAHIA- The Abia State Police Command, has arrested 26-year-old woman identified as Chinazaekpere Uwadineke, for allegedly killing a six months old...

Wed Mar 18th, 2020     Read More →

Plateau United, Lobi, Rivers continue push for NPFL title

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The leading teams in the 2019/2020 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), Plateau United, Lobi Stars, and Rivers United are on duty today as the race for Enyimba’s title continues...

Sun Mar 8th, 2020     Read More →

Police detain Ronaldinho, brother in Paraguay over fake passport

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Ronaldinho and his brother, Roberto, on Wednesday, were detained by police in Paraguay after entering the country with a fake passport. According to La Nacion, passports were found in the hotel...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

Rooney urges Man Utd fans to be patient

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Wayne Rooney has urged Manchester United fans to be patient, saying it could take “two or three years” before they return to the top of the game. Rooney, United’s record scorer...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

South Africa reports first coronavirus case

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South Africa on Thursday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, a 38-year-old male who travelled to Italy, health ministry announced. “This morning,… the National Institute...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →