Latest News, Events and Happenings in Abia News.en-us2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League to begin on Nov. 3 League Management Company , organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League , have now picked Nov. 3 as a new kick-off date for the 2019/2020 NPFL season. The new date for the start of the Nigeria League is being backed by the <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Pension Arrears: Abia Assembly promises to collaborate with executive for resolution of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji MNSE, has promised pensioners in the State that the 7th Abia State House of Assembly will collaborate with the Executive arm in finding speedy and lasting solution to their pensi <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 South-East governors to take issues of welfare of Ndigbo to Buhari, – Umahi South-East Governor&rsquo;s Forum resolved on Monday to take up the issues concerning the welfare of the people of the zone with President Muhammadu Buhari.The Chairman of the forum, Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, disclosed this on Monday while brie <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 14 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 10-year-old girl dies after anal sex with 16-year-old boy in Aba Ugochukwu Alaribe &#8211; UmuahiaA 16 years old boy identified as Paul Ikwecheghi, has allegedly killed a 10-year-old girl after having anal sex with her. Vanguard gathered that the deceased who hailed from Nkporo, in Ohafia council area, was sa <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 14 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 10 year old girl dies after anal sex in Aba Ugochukwu Alaribe A 16 years old boy identified as Paul Ikwecheghi, has allegedly killed a 10-year-old girl after having anal sex with her.RapeVanguard gathered that the deceased who hails from Nkporo, in Ohafia council area, was said to have b <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 14 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Economic and institutional restructuring for the next Nigeria Charles SoludoSpeech delivered at The Platform on Re-Designing the Nigerian Economy with New Ideas&rdquo;; The Covenant Place, Beside the National Theatre, Iganmu; October 1, 2019.We have not come to read the Book of Lamentations about Nigeria& <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 14 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 One month after Xenophobic attacks: Returnees groan as only 7 of 16 states offer help Dayo Johnson, Victoria Ojeme, Demola Akinyemi, Chinonso Alozie&amp; Ugochukwu AlaribeOne month after victims of xenophobic attacks returned to Nigeria, findings by Sunday Vanguard revealed that 9 out of 16 states whose indigenes were affected hav <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Foreign herdsmen in NLTP: 5 Northern state governments disagree Peter Duru, Marie-Therese Nanlong, Femi Bolaji, Nasir Muhammad Gusau, David Odama &amp;Umar YusufFOLLOWING the inauguration of the National Livestock Transformation Programme, NLTP, by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, investigations revealed that fi <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Abductors of Kaduna school principal demands N20m ransom Agande &#8211; KadunaKidnappers of the principal of Government Technical College, Kajuru, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State, Mr. Francis Maji, have demanded N20 million ransom before they will release their victim.GunmenMaki was kid <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 12 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Why Oyo is spending CBN’s N7.6bn loan on farm settlements — Makinde;I stopped previous govt from squandering loan&rsquo;The Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has explained why his administration is spending the Central Bank of Nigeria&#8217;s N7.6 billion loan on farm settlements.The Government of Oyo <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 12 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerian Army captures 10 senior Boko Haram commanders, others in Borno Ndahi Marama &#8211; MaiduguriAs Nigerian Army continues to heighten the tempo of her operational activities against bandits, insurgents and other criminal elements nationwide, the gallant troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have stepped up artillery <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 12 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Enugu Police condemns extortion of motorists by vigilante groups Ikechukwu Odu &#8211; NsukkaEnugu State Police Command has frowned at the indiscriminate mounting of roadblocks by vigilante groups in some parts of the state.Enugu Police Command condemns extortion of motorists by vigilante groups.The command <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 12 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Gunmen allegedly attack group leader in Abia for leading protest;Abia Government raises alarmBy Ugochukwu Alaribe &#8211; UmuahiaUnknown gunmen have attacked the leader of the women group who embarked on the protest over alleged bad roads in Aba, Abia state.GunmenOgbauta, who is the leader of Women for <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 12 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 36 States, FCT generate N691.11bn as revenue in first half 2019 — NBS National Bureau of Statistics , says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue . The NBS said this in its &ldquo;IGR at State Level for Qu <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 12 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Army rescues six abducted students in Kaduna of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued six kidnapped students of Government Day Secondary School, Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The students were abducted on their way to school on Thursday morning.The Deputy Di <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100