News - Abia State

Ikpeazu on VP Nomination

5 hours ago /
Nation 

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Vice Presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi has cleared the air over reports that South East Governors and Party leaders from the region were not consulted before his nomination was made public.       

FG Commence National Affordable Housing in South East Nigeria

5 hours ago /

The Federal Government has commenced the implementation of the National Affordable Housing Delivering Programme for civil servants, in Abia State, South East Nigeria.

Peter Obi Mourns Umuimo Explosion Victims

5 hours ago /

The Vice Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 general election, Mr Peter Obi has commiserated with the Government and people of Abia State over the recent pipeline explosion at Osisioma Local Government Area, which left scores dead.

Abia Govt Launches Transport Loan Scheme

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Abia state government, south east Nigeria, has flagged off the state's transport loan and artisan support scheme.     

NJC Recommends Judicial Officers

1 week ago /
Nation 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari and Governors of Abia, Benue, Ogun, Oyo, and Kwara States, successful candidates for appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Heads of Courts and Judicial Officers.

APC NWC Clears 24 Governorship Candidates To Contest 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

Following the Governorship Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the country, the Party's National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopts the under-listed as Governorship candidates of the APC for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

Abia APC Produces Two Governorship Candidates

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

Two candidates have emerged in the Abia state governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

APC Postpones Governorship Primaries In Adamawa, Lagos, Others

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has again postponed its governorship primary in Lagos.

Abia PDP Holds Governorship Primary

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Two thousand, three hundred and fifty delegates are participating in the Abia State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship primary holding at the Umuahia Township Stadium where a heavy downpour almost disrupted the exercise.

Traditional Rulers Back Ikpeazu’s Re-Election

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Traditional rulers in Abia State, South East Nigeria are throwing their weight behind the re-election bid of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

Poverty Reduction: Abia Government Launches Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu,   has launched the Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme also known as Household Uplifting Programme, in the state.

Strike Shuts Down Abia, Imo

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The nationwide warning strike called by organized labour has taken effect in Abia State, South East Nigeria.  

Abia Indegenes In Northern Nigeria Seek Fed. Govt’s Assistance In Tackling Erosion In Abia

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A delegation of Abia state indigenes resident in the 19 states of northern Nigeria has lauded the developmental efforts of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu in the state.

PDP Screens Governorship Aspirants For South East States

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

A total of ten governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the south east zone have been screened ahead of the party's primary elections.                                         

Abia Residents Defy IPOB Sit-At-Home Order

1 month ago /
Nation 

In Umuahia, Abia State South East Nigeria, home of the leader of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kalu, there was no compliance with the sit-at-home order by the group.

Buhari Expresses Optimism About New Investments

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that new investment commitments coming into Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary, will be actualized within the shortest possible time.

Buhari Charges Ogoni Leaders To Halt Youth Restiveness

1 month ago /
Niger Delta 

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the leadership of Ogoni land in Rivers state to use their experience and intellectual capacity to halt youth restiveness in their communities.

Buhari Appoints New DSS DG

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as new director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS) with effect from September 14.

Security Agencies In Abia Warn IPOB Against Disrupting The Peace

1 month ago /
Nation 

In Abia state, south east Nigeria, security agencies today embarked on a show of force, ahead of the sit at home order by the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, slated for Friday this week.

Abia APC Adopts Direct Primaries

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has adopted the direct primary election system for the emergence of her candidates in the state.


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