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2023: Abia ADC Governorship Candidate Sets 11-point Agenda

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A governorship aspirant under the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Abia State, Bishop Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha, has unveiled 11-point agenda to turn around the fortunes of the state. Onuoha, while...

Sat May 21st, 2022     Read More →

Sit-at-home order: APC adjusts date of governorship primary in South East

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The All Progressives Congress (APC), in the South East, has adjusted the date for its Governorship Primaries. The party cited the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)...

Sat May 21st, 2022     Read More →

Anxiety In Ebonyi Over Alleged Murder Of Community Leader

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Authorities of the Nigerian Police Force have been prayed to thoroughly investigate the circumstances leading to the illegal arrest and cold-blooded murder of one Mr. Ibiam Ogbonnaya Ibiam of...

Sat May 21st, 2022     Read More →

Methodist Bishop declares governorship ambition

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A Methodist clergy, Bishop Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha has declared his aspiration to govern Abia State under the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Addressing faithful at the Party Headquarters in...

Fri May 20th, 2022     Read More →

I have mind, courage to defend interest of Ndigbo ― Wike

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A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Governor Nyesom Wike, has assured Ndigbo that he has the mind and courage to defend their interest. Wike stated this in Umuahia on Friday...

Fri May 20th, 2022     Read More →

Businesses Open In Imo After 3-day Lockdown

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Hundreds of Imo residents yesterday trooped out in their numbers to resume business activities following the end of a three-day lockdown observed across the Southeast states. The abandoned...

Fri May 20th, 2022     Read More →

2023: Abia PDP has no legitimate delegate list, aspirants insist

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Abia State chapter of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has no ad-hoc delegate list ahead of the various ward congresses and the national convention, Senate Minority Leader,...

Wed May 18th, 2022     Read More →

Court slates July 22 to rule on EFCC’s application for transfer of Orji Kalu’s N7.1bn fraud trial to Lagos

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The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed July 22 for ruling in the application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking to move the trial of former Abia State...

Tue May 17th, 2022     Read More →

Section 84 (12): Buhari, Malami Take NASS To Supreme Court

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President Muhammadu Buhari and the attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) have filed a suit at the Supreme Court, seeking an interpretation of the...

Mon May 16th, 2022     Read More →

NDLEA Seizes Italy, UAE-bound Illicit Drugs

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has foiled attempts by drug cartels to export Tramadol, Ecstasy MDMA and Cannabis to Milan, Italy and Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) through...

Sun May 15th, 2022     Read More →

NDLEA blocks Italy, Dubai-bound drugs in Lagos, seizes 203,879 Tramadol tabs in Abia, Kaduna, Yobe, Kogi raids

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Fresh bids by drug cartels to export Tramadol, Ecstasy MDMA and Cannabis to Milan, Italy and Dubai, United Arab Emirates through the Lagos Airport have been foiled by operatives of the National...

Sun May 15th, 2022     Read More →

Bridging Socio-cultural Factors Influencing Gender-based Violence In Nigeria

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Cultural beliefs and traditions are one of the enablers of harmful widowhood practices. Last week at Nkporo, Ohafia local government area of Abia State, Eunice Mbah was faced with this experience...

Sun May 15th, 2022     Read More →

Abia Illegal Oil Refinery Explosion: Horrendous Nightmare, Mystery

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In this part of the globe, data and statistics of events on the most simple and common matters or issues in most cases have never been easy to come by, and even when available, they are more often...

Sun May 15th, 2022     Read More →

Abia Lags Behind 30 Years After Creation – Guber Aspirant

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A 2023 Abia State Accord Party governorship aspirant, Bishop Emeka Nwankpa, has said 30 years after its creation, the state lags terribly behind in all spheres of life. Nwankpa stated this in...

Sat May 14th, 2022     Read More →

32 States Risk Flood Disaster, Minister Warns

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The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has warned that 32 states and 233 local government areas, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are at a high risk of flooding this...

Sat May 14th, 2022     Read More →