Latest Stories in Abia

 

NCDC reports 82 new COVID-19 infections for Sunday

Comments

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 82 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 163,195. The NCDC official Twitter handle on Sunday disclosed that...

Mon Apr 5th, 2021     Read More →

‘Why Abia youths demand fair deal in governance’

Comments

Chairman/Coordinator of Maduforo Youth Movement (MYM) in Umuahia South Local Council of Abia State, Joshua Ihuoma, has stated that their demand for inclusiveness in governance is for them to...

Mon Apr 5th, 2021     Read More →

Clerics, political leaders deplore worsening insecurity, preach peace

Comments

[FILES] Photo: AAAs Christians join their counterparts across the globe to mark the Easter celebration, some clerics, yesterday, came down hard on the country’s political leaders. Not only...

Sun Apr 4th, 2021     Read More →

FG faults rejection of MoA by resident doctors

Comments

The Federal Government has faulted the National Association of Resident Doctors’ (NARD) rejection of the Memorandum of Action (MoA) signed on March 31 in spite of meeting the demands of the...

Sun Apr 4th, 2021     Read More →

Fake soldiers nabbed in Delta

Comments

[FILES] Delta state. Photo; IDONSABIFive fake military personnel were, yesterday, arrested by troops of the 63 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Asaba, Delta State, along the Kwale-Ogwashi...

Sun Apr 4th, 2021     Read More →

Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy — Kalu

Comments

Oji Uzor KaluThe Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that the use of thugs during elections portends great danger to the nation’s democracy. Kalu said this on Friday, while...

Sat Apr 3rd, 2021     Read More →

As S/East boils: Police disappear from roads, go to work in mufti

Comments

THE entire five South Eastern states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo appear to be boiling and there is tension in most communities, no thanks to the renewed insecurity challenges in the...

Sat Apr 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Tears, joy, as Nigerian Idol goes live

Comments

It was indeed a night of shock, tears and joy for the 25 contestants that came through the first day of the auditions before judges – Obi Asika, Seyi Shay and DJ Sose – for this...

Sat Apr 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Teens Can Blog building younger generation with technology

Comments

Teens Can Blog Technology has said that it is targeting youths with technology to improve their mental health. Teens Can Blog disclosed this on March 26 at Uche Ogah Auditorium, Abia State...

Wed Mar 31st, 2021     Read More →

Taking correctional centres beyond name change

Comments

Weighing options in prisons decongestion Seeking to decongest the Correctional Centres, the House of Representatives, weeks ago passed for second reading, a bill to move correctional centres...

Tue Mar 30th, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest 16 IPOB ESN members for allegedly killing security operatives in Southeast

Comments

The Nigerian police have arrested sixteen militants of the Indigenous People of Biafra’s and Eastern Security Network (ESN) for alleged complicity in a series of violent attacks on security...

Mon Mar 29th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NPHCDA announces vaccination of over 500,000 people in Nigeria

Comments

The National Primary Health Care Agency (NPHCDA) said 513,626 persons have received the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine across the country. The NPHCDA disclosed this in its...

Mon Mar 29th, 2021     Read More →

Abia: PDP rejoices over its landslide in House of Reps bye-election

Comments

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed joy over its landslide victory in Saturday’s Aba North/South Federal Constituency be-election. In a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by...

Mon Mar 29th, 2021     Read More →

Low voter-turnout, explosion, vote-buying Mar Abia by-election

Comments

Yesterday’ by-election for representative of Aba North/South Constituency in Abia State recorded low turnout. However, an explosion reportedly occurred at Umuola Hall Ward 8, Aba South...

Sun Mar 28th, 2021     Read More →

Over 300,000 receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, says NPHCDA

Comments

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has confirmed over 300,000 people have received their first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 in Nigeria. The NPHCDA said this...

Sat Mar 27th, 2021     Read More →