News - Abia State

520,000 PVCs Unclaimed In Abia

1 day ago /
Politics 

With less than 28 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria, over 520, 000 Permanent Voters' Cards, PVCs, remain unclaimed by their owners in Abia State, South East of the country.

Super 8 Play-Off Rescheduled For Sunday

2 weeks ago /
Sports  

The super eight play-offs scheduled for aba in Abia state south east Nigeria earlier announced to start on Saturday has now been shifted to resume on Sunday.

Abia Proposes N139BN Budget For 2019

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has presented a budget estimate of over one hundred and thirty nine billion naira to the state house of assembly for the 2019 fiscal year.

Reconstruction Work Commences On Arochukwu - Ohafia Road

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Reconstruction work on the Arochukwu - Ohafia - Bende federal highway in Abia State, South East Nigeria has commenced after several years of neglect though the project is going at a snail speed.

Atiku Meets Southeast Business Community, Promises To Expand SMEs

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate in the 2019 Presidential Election, Atiku Abubakar says his expectation if voted into power is to expand businesses, create jobs, and ensure functionality of dry ports in the southeast region.

Abia Gets New Chief Judge

1 month ago /
Nation 

A substantive new Chief Judge for Abia state, southeast Nigeria, has been sworn-in to office. He is justice Ohuoha Ogwe.

Buhari Expresses Concern Over Violence In Cross River

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed concern over reports of violence in four communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State resulting in loss of lives, injuries, and displacement of villagers.

Britain To Deploy Monitoring Machines Around Nigeria For 2019 Elections

1 month ago /
Nation 

The British High Commission in Nigeria has urged the Abia state police command to ensure violence free elections in the state, in 2019.

Relatives Seek Justice For Late Helen Okoro

1 month ago /
Nation 

Almost one year after the alleged brutal murder of Helen Okoro, a widow in Arochukwu, Abia state, southeast Nigeria, the eldest daughter of the deceased, Blessing Ephraim, is appealing to the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris to fast track the arraignment and trial of the alleged suspects.

House Of Reps Committee On Army Wants More Funding For Military

1 month ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives Committee on Army and Security is advocating for more funding for the Nigerian Army to enable it provide adequate services to the nation.

Fire Guts Nkwo Ngwa Market, Aba

2 months ago /
Nation 

Goods worth hundreds of millions of naira have been gutted by fire at the popular Nkwo Ngwa market in the commercial city of Aba, Abia state, south east Nigeria. 

Ezike Takes Over Abia Police Command

2 months ago /
Nation 

The new commissioner of police for Abia state, Chris Ezike has read a riot act to armed robbers and miscreants in the state. 

BREAKING: Court Annuls Ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu’s Bail

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has annulled the bail of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, for failure to appear before it.

Abia Police Arrest Alleged Killers Of Two Pastors

2 months ago /
Nation 

Police in Abia state, south east Nigeria say it has arrested a man and his wife suspected to have a hand in the murder of two pastors and a woman leader of a new generation church in Umuahia, the state capital.

INEC Set To Sanitise Voters' Register

2 months ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it is set to sanitise the voters’ register.

Korea, Abia To Collaborate In Science And Technology

2 months ago /
Science and Tech 

The South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Lee In-Tae, has announced plans by the Republic of Korea to collaborate with the Abia State Government in the areas of science and technology, to boost the state's economy.

House Of Reps Considers Bill On Minimum Healthcare Services

3 months ago /
Health 

Nigeria’s house of representatives is considering a law that will prescribe minimum standards for healthcare facilities and efficient healthcare service delivery in Nigeria.

Peter Obi Clears The Air Over His Nomination

3 months ago /
Nation 

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP's 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

3 months 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

3 months 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.


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