News - Abia

House Of Reps Constitutes Three Ad hoc Committees

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has directed the clerk of the House to notify the President, the Senate and the Secretary to the Federal Government that the House has been properly constituted and is ready to receive communications.

Abia Police Command Arrest 15 Policemen For Corruption

2 days ago /
Security 

The Abia State Police Commissioner, Ene Okon says his command has arrested fifteen policemen involved in corrupt practices in the state.

Two Tankers Struck In Suspected Attacks In Gulf Of Oman

2 days ago /
Security 

Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew has been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck.

APC Congratulates NASS Leaders

3 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the National Assembly.

Buhari Congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly.

BREAKING: Femi Gbajabiamila Elected House Of Reps Speaker

4 days ago /
Nation 

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.

African Workers Stall Activities At UAE Embassy Over Unfair Labour Practices

4 days ago /

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and some affiliate unions from around Africa have crippled activities at the United Arab Emirates UAE, embassy in Abuja over alleged unfair Labour practices in the Golf country

Ndume, Uzor Kalu Absent As APC Gives Final Seal To Lawan, Gbajabiamila

5 days ago /
Politics 

A top contender for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly, Ali Ndume was absent at a meeting of All Progressives Congress newly elected members of the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday. 

JAMB Releases Another 15,490 Results

5 days ago /
Education 

Ahead of Tuesday's policy meeting to announce 2019 cut off marks for admission, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released an additional 15, 490 results.

Chinedum Orji Emerges Speaker 7th Abia Assembly

5 days ago /
Nation 

The member representing Umuahia Central State Constituency, Chinedum Orji, has emerged Speaker Abia State House of Assembly.

Gbajabiamila Rolls Out Legislative Agenda

6 days ago /
Nation 

Barely Forty-Eight hours to the election of new leadership for the ninth National Assembly a leading contender for the Speakership of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says if elected, his priority will be to reform legislative function to be more proactive in tune with global best practices.

Ikpeazu Proclaims 7th Abia Assembly, Dissolves Sixth House

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has dissolved the Sixth Abia State House of Assembly, effective from June 7, 2019.

Coalition Of Parties Endorse Gbajabiamila

1 week ago /
Nation 

Thirty-Five Political Parties under the auspices of “coalition of integrity political parties” have endorsed the candidature of Femi Gbajabiamila as the speaker for the 9th assembly

Gbajabiamila Threatens Court Action Against Smear Campaigners

1 week ago /
Judiciary  Nation 

One of the contenders for the speakership position of the 9th House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is filling a suit of criminal defamation of character against sponsors of smear campaigns against his person and ambition.

CUPP Recommends Secret Ballot For NASS Leadership Polls

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Opposition Coalition of United Political Parties has endorsed the secret ballot system for the June 11, National Assembly leadership elections.

Gbajabiamila Woos Senators

1 week ago /
Nation 

One of the contenders for the speakership of the ninth House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says his intention to lead his colleagues is not to promote the hegemony of any political Godfather as being speculated in some quarters, but an attempt to reposition the lower chamber for more constructive engagement with the executive arm of government.

Abia Election Tribunal Dismisses APC Petition Against Gov. Ikpeazu

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital has dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Uche Ogah against the reelection of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

Buhari To Host Leaders of Lake Chad Commission

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, will host leaders of Lake Basin Commission in an informal summit on the sidelines of Democracy Day and second term inauguration celebrations on June 12, 2019, in Abuja.

Buhari Commends OIC For Intervention Programmes In Africa

2 weeks ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Organization of  Islamic Cooperation, OIC, for the numerous intervention programmes in Africa and Nigeria in particular.

PDP Bot Chairman Condemns Activities Of Herdsmen

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The chairman, Board of Trustees, BOT, of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Walid Jubrin, says there is need to stop the activities of herdsmen in Nigeria, particularly the South East region.


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