News - Abia State

Ayade's Rice Revolution Excites Ikpeazu

1 day ago /

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has described the Cross River state rice city project constructed by governor Ben Ayade, as the best ingredient for President Muhammadu Buhari's rice revolution. 

Aisha Buhari Seeks Lowering Of Maternity, Child Mortality

1 day ago /
Nation 

Wife of Nigeria's President, Aisha Buhari,  has called for a concerted effort to  bring down the high rate of maternal and child mortality in the country.

Abia Catholics Match, Pray Against Killings

2 days ago /
Nation 

In Abia State, South East Nigeria, Catholic faithful have held a peaceful procession and prayer session with a call on the Federal Government to put more efforts in securing lives and property of the people.

FG Commissions Erosion Control Project In Abia

3 days ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has reiterated the Federal Government's commitment towards tackling erosion and flood challenges across the nation in order to improve on the well-being of the people.

Governor Ikpeazu Seeks FG's Support For Super Highway, Deep Seaport Projects

3 days ago /
Nation 

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on the Federal Government to lend its support to the actualization of the 274km super highway and the Bakassi deep seaport projects embarked by the Cross River State Government.

Osinbajo Commissions Projects In Enugu, Abia

6 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President,  Yemi Osinbajo, returned to Abuja,  the nation’s capital on Friday after a one-day working visit to Enugu and Abia States in South-East Nigeria.

Court Remands Jewish Worshippers For Terrorism

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Magistrate Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, South-East Nigeria has ordered the remand of nine Jewish religious worshippers in prison custody on terrorism charges.

Aba To Get A Face Lift

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has restated his administration's determination to change the face of Aba, the commercial nerve center of the state, by providing durable access roads in the city. 

National Assembly Beefs Up Security After Mace Incident

1 month ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly says it will probe the circumstances surrounding the invasion of the senate and subsequent ‘theft’ of the mace, the red chamber’s symbol of authority.

Lassa Fever: Umuahia Residents Adopt Precautionary Measures

1 month ago /
Health 

Following the recent death of a female medical doctor at the Federal Medical Center Umuahia, residents of Umuahia in Abia state say they are observing precautionary measures to avoid contracting the deadly virus.

Osinbajo Launches Abia Tele Health Initiative

1 month ago /
Health 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osibajo,  has officially launched the Abia State Tele Health Initiative, geared towards providing affordable healthcare for the people.

Supreme Court Upholds Ikpeazu’s Election As Governor

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has dismissed a suit by a senior lawyer, Friday Nwosu,  seeking to remove of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State from office.

Abia Recovers 1,681 Illegal Arms

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The police in Abia state has recovered one thousand, six hundred and eighty one illegal arms and ammunition from hoodlums in different parts of the state. 

FG Boosts Power Supply In Abia State

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has inaugurated two transmission substations in Umuahia and aba as part of efforts to improve power supply in Abia state.

Umuahia Residents Panic As Female Medical Doctor Dies Of Lassa Fever

1 month ago /
Nation 

Residents of Umuahia, the Abia State capital, South-East Nigeria, are reportedly living in panic after a female medical doctor of the Federal Medical Centre in the area died of Lassa fever.

Female Doctor Dies From Lassa Fever In Abia

1 month ago /
Nation 

A female resident doctor of the Federal  Medical Centre Umuahia, the Abia state capital, has been confirmed dead as a result of Lassa fever at Irrua Specialist Hospital, after few days of admission.

CSO Roundtable Slam Jumbo Pay For Legislators

1 month ago /

The Jumbo emoluments earned by serving legislators has attracted some concerns and this time attention is drawn to the negative effect it is having on the development of the states.

Ariaria Market Set For Electricity Provision

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the Federal Government will provide electricity for over 39,000 shops in Ariaria International Markets, Aba in Abia before the end of the year.

NJC Sack Judges

2 months ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended the sack of two judges in the Abia State Judiciary.  

Mother’s Day: Cleric Asks Mothers To Embrace God

2 months ago /
Nation  Religion 

Mothers have been charged to draw closer to the lord and arm themselves with the word of God.               


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