News - Abia State Governor

Ayade's Rice Revolution Excites Ikpeazu

2 days 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

3 days 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.

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

5 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.

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. 

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.

NJC Sack Judges

2 months ago /
Judiciary  

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

Abia Government Collaborates With FG To Improve Health Services

3 months ago /
Health 

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu says his administration’s intervention will support the federal government in the health sector geared towards ameliorating the sufferings of the people.

Ikpeazu Announces Gradual Withdrawal Of Soldiers From Abia Streets

5 months ago /
Nation 

Abia State Governor,  Okezie Ikpeazu,  says the gradual withdrawal of soldiers from the streets of Abia will commence tomorrow, Friday. The governor made the announcement on Tuesday during a media briefing on the security situation in the state. He said the security situation in the state in the past few days has...

Ebonyi, Enugu Governors Await Buhari’s Arrival

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to visit some south-east states on Tuesday. The Enugu and Ebonyi and Abia State governors, security officials, as well as traditional rulers are already at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport to receive the President. On the two-day trip, he is expected to visit Ebonyi and Anambra states. More...

Abia Gov. Ikpeazu Promotes Agriculture

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has described agriculture as a viable tool that can end the unemployment challenge of the country.  The governor stated this when the development financial director, of the central bank of Nigeria (CBN) represented by the deputy director, Ambusa Umar led a delegation to government house,...

Abia Gov. Ikpeazu Speaks On Nnamdi Kanu

7 months ago /
Nation 

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu says it is not his responsibility to track the leader of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, Ikpeazu said the ipob leader who is currently on the run is...

Over 7,000 Entrepreneurs Benefit From FG’s GEEP Programme In Abia

7 months ago /
Nation 

No fewer than seven thousand small and medium entrepreneurs in Abia state, south-east Nigeria have benefited from the three hundred and eighty million naira loan under the Government’s Enterprise And Empowerment Programme, GEEP. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo gave the cheering news at an event in Umuahia  to mark the disbursement of...

Abia State Governor, Ikpeazu Speaks On Biafra

7 months ago /
Nation 

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu says Ohaneze Ndigbo has unanimously resolved to pursue a cause that will reposition Igbo land for a greater future.  Governor Ikpeazu was speaking in Umuahia during the inauguration of the newly elected officials of the Abia state chapter of Ohaneze Ndigbo. He charged Ndigbo to come together...

Air Force Assures On Abia Security

8 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has solicited the assistance of the Nigerian Air Force in aerial surveillance of the region to prevent destruction of national assets. A statement from the Air Force signed by the director of public relations, air commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, indicated that the governor made the request...

Northern Governors Forum Commends Governor Ikpeazu

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Northern Governors Forum has commended the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu for the matured way he handled the recent crisis in the state. The chairman of the forum and governor of Borno state, Kashim Shetima gave the commendation when he led four other Governors of Kebbi, Sokoto,‎ Katsina and...

Nigerian Military Deny Killings

8 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian military says no one was killed during the invasion of the resident of the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, in Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia State,by the army. In a telephone interview with ait, the deputy director of army public relations. 82 division, Enugu, col. Sagir...

Abia Gov. Ikpeazu Warns Against Street Protests

8 months ago /

The Abia Gov. Ikpeazu warns against street protest The abia state governor Okezie Ikpeazu has described the security situation in Abia state as worrisome and warned the people of the state against street protests and spread of falsehood.  In a broadcast on Thursday, the governor said as from Friday, there will be...

Abia Government Imposes Curfew On Aba

8 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has declared a three-day curfew in aba following the recent confrontation between the Nigerian army and members of the indigenous peoples of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday Governor Ikpeazu, noted that Abia state is a component of the federal republic of Nigeria and subscribes to the supremacy...

Abia Governor On Accelerating Development

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has reiterated his administration's commitment to accelerate socio-economic growth of the state by attracting direct foreign investment. Ikpeazu said this while was speaking at a ceremony organised to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the state at the international conference centre, Umuahia, The governor used the opportunity...

Anambra Church Shootings: Delta State Governor Condemn Attack

9 months ago /
Nation 

Delta state governor, senator Ifeanyi Okowa has condoled his Anambra state counterpart, Willie Obiano over Sunday’s church attack at St. Philips catholic church Ozubulu In Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra state.  The governor condemned in strong terms the attack by gunmen leading to the death of several worshippers. The governor expressed...


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