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Amaechi, The North And Igbo Votes

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Two events prompted this intervention. One was a wedding in Lagos, which took place mid-April. Then, penultimate week yours truly attended the local Inwa Ekwe Nshi, an annual traditional ceremony,...

Wed May 25th, 2022     Read More →

As Governorship Primaries Kick Off: 300 APC, PDP Aspirants Beg Delegates For Party Tickets

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Ahead of the governorship primaries, no fewer than 300 governorship aspirants in the two major political parties, All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are set to...

Wed May 25th, 2022     Read More →

Abia Gov’ship: PDP Stakeholders Settle For Ex-VC, Ikonne

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Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State have endorsed the aspiration of Prof. Uchenna Ikonne, a professor of optometry and former vice chancellor of the Abia State...

Tue May 24th, 2022     Read More →

Abia Issues Marching Order To Aba Traders

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Abia State ministry of Trade and Investment has warned traders and operators of other forms of business in Aba to desist from encroaching on the streets and roads or face severe sanctions.The...

Mon May 23rd, 2022     Read More →

On medical tourism

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The present state of Nigeria’s health sector should be a source of concern. We are daily confronted by a growing population that lacks the wherewithal to afford basic medical care. This is...

Mon May 23rd, 2022     Read More →

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 →